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

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



Catalogue data

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)

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersP. Kiefer
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationThe grade will be determined by (i) a 30 minutes oral exam and (ii) lab assignments submitted during the semester. Specifically, the final grade depends 70% on the exam and 30% on the assignments, but students need to reach 4.0 in the exam to pass.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
103-0247-00 GMobile GIS and Location-Based Services4 hrs
Thu13-17HIL G 22 »
P. Kiefer

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Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Data Science MasterInterdisciplinary ElectivesWInformation
Geomatic Engineering MasterMajor in GIS and CartographyOInformation