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Handheld applications and operating systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)



Caulfield First semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Handheld computing, "Lite" Application Development, Architecture, User Interaction. Handheld Operating Systems, Application development environments, Handheld - database connectivity. Use of emulators and test suites. Construction of handheld applications, desktop synchronisation and the separation of computing tasks. Use of modems, cameras, infrared, serial communcation and TCP/IP. Contexts for deploying handheld computing, user interaction, modality, screen design, and desktop integration.

Assessment: Assignment 40% + Formal tutorial assessment 20% + 2 hour Exam 40%

Prerequisites: CSE1200, CSE1201, CSE1202, CSE1203 or CSE1303