Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing

Course Contents

The course will be given in English

The course deals with:

  • Introduction to field
  • Mobile Communication
  • Mobile Devices
  • Sensors and Context
  • Mobile and ubiquitous User Interfaces
  • Software systems for Ubiquitous Computing
  • Privacy in Ubiquitous Computing


  • Jürgen Schiller: Mobile Communications, 2nd Ed., Addison-Wesley.
  • Andrew Tanenbaum, David Wetherhal: Computer Networks, 5th Ed., Pearson New International Edition.
  • Mischa Schwartz: Mobile Wireless Communications. Cambridge University Press.
  • John Krumm: Ubiquitous Computing Fundamentals. CRC Press.
  • Stefan Poslad: Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions. Wiley.

further references and literature are given during the course.

Slides and Materials

lecture slides and other materials are available in the lecture's Moodle course



  • Deepening of selected topics
  • Hands-on experience and programming of certain topics
  • Discussions
  • Demonstrations of practical solutions

Assignments are managed via Moodle .


Assignment and Tutorial Process

Lecture hall tutorials are bi-weekly within the lecture times.

Foreseen dates: 22.04. | 06.05. | 20.05. | 03.06. | 24.06. | 08.07.

Tutorials and Assignments

Marcel Walch (main contact)

Julian Frommel

Julia Brich

Katja Rogers

Date and Time

Lecture and Tutorial dates:

Wednesday 10:15 - 11:45
Thursday 12:30 - 14:00

Room: O27 / H20


you may look up the course's classification in the module handbook of your study program.

die Einordnung entnehmen Sie bitte dem Modulhandbuch zu Ihrem Studiengang.

Further Information