103-0247-00L  Mobile GIS and Location-Based Services

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersP. Kiefer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractThe course introduces students to the theoretical and technological background of mobile geographic information systems and location-based services. In lab sessions students acquire competences in mobile GIS design and implementation.
ObjectiveStudents will
- learn about the implications of mobility on GIS
- get a detailed overview on research fields related to mobile GIS
- get an overview on current mobile GIS and LBS technology, and learn how to assess new technologies in this fast-moving field
- achieve an integrated view of Geospatial Web Services and mobile GIS
- acquire competences in mobile GIS design and implementation
Content- LBS and mobile GIS: architectures, market, applications, and application development
- Development for Android
- Mobile decision-making, context, personalization, and privacy
- Mobile human computer interaction and user interfaces
- Mobile behavior interpretation
Prerequisites / NoticeElementary programming skills (Java)