ECE 796/896 Ubiquitous Computing Fundamentals

Spring 2010

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Course schedule:

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays 9:40-11 AM, Kingsbury S320

Office hours:

  • By appointment: email andrew DOT kun AT unh DOT edu

Here is the spring 2010 syllabus and the course announcement webpage.

 

Assignments

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Assignment Date assigned Due date Notes Tag
Read The Computer for the 21st century. 01/26/10 01/28/10

This paper is the ultimate ubicomp paper. According to Google Scholar it was referenced 4767 times.

Email 150-200 word reading summary to the instructor by class time on due date.

ubicomp_a1
Read chapter 1 in textbook. 01/26/10 02/02/10 Email 150-200 word reading summary to the instructor by class time on due date. ubicomp_a2
Read chapter 2 in the textbook: sections 2.1-2.3 are required, sections 2.4-2.7 are recommended. 02/02/10 02/09/10 Email 150-200 word reading summary to the instructor by class time on due date. ubicomp_a3
Select project topic and type of project. Form project teams. 02/02/10 02/09/10 Email selection to instructor by class time on due date. Indicate type of project. Indicate all team members if this is a team project. For further instructions refer to Project Requirements. ubicomp_a4
Create a del.icio.us account. Save and tag links to at least five people active in ubicomp. 02/02/10 02/09/10 Email the link to your account to the instructor by class time on due date. Here are my tagged links on del.icio.us. Feel free to save and tag people from this list. ubicomp_a5
Create a project proposal. 02/09/10 02/16/10 Email one document per team to instructor by class time on due date. For further instructions refer to Project Requirements. ubicomp_a6
Read chapter 3 in the textbook: sections 3.1 and 3.2 are required, 3.3 and 3.4 are recommended. 02/09/10 02/18/10 Email 150-200 word reading summary to the instructor by class time on due date. ubicomp_a7
Read chapter 4 in the textbook. 02/23/10 03/04/10 Email 150-200 word reading summary to the instructor by class time on due date. ubicomp_a8
Create the first draft of the project report. 02/02/10 03/23/10 Email one document per team to instructor by class time on due date. For further instructions refer to Project Requirements. ubicomp_a9
Read chapter 6 in the textbook. 03/25/10 04/01/10 Email 150-200 word reading summary to the instructor by class time on due date. ubicomp_a10
Create the second draft of your project report. 03/25/10 05/06/10 Email one document per team to instructor by class time on due date. For further instructions refer to Project Requirements. ubicomp_a11
Create the project prototype demonstration with presentation. 03/25/10 04/29/10 Email one presentation per team to instructor by class time on due date. For further instructions refer to Project Requirements. ubicomp_a12
Create a 10 minute presentation about a tangible user interface, based on a research video. 03/20/10 04/06/10 First claim your video by emailing the instructor (this way we will avoid video duplication). Once you have confirmation that you've successfully claimed the video email the presentation to the instructor by class time on due date. A good place to start looking is the program of TEI 2010. ubicomp_a13
Read one paper by Albrecht Schmidt. 04/08/10 04/15/10 You can find Albrecht's papers on his lab's website. Email 150-200 word reading summary to the instructor by Thursday, 4/15/10, 9:40 AM. ubicomp_a14

 

Lecture slides

Lecture title Lecture date Notes
Ubicomp 01/26/10  
How to find, read, write about and reference research papers 01/28/10

Download Publish or Perish by Anne-Wil Harzing, a tool for citation analysis.

Ubicomp systems 02/04/10  
Creating ubicomp systems 02/09/10, 02/11/10  
Privacy in ubicomp 02/18/10, 02/23/10  
Field studies

03/02/10, 03/09/10, 03/11/10, 03/25/10

 

 

Questions or comments?

Contact Andrew Kun at andrew DOT kun AT unh DOT edu.