Mobile Software Technology


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Knowledge and skills in object oriented programming, algorithms and data structures, database systems and design and evaluation of user interfaces.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


within development of mobile software:

  • issues relating to architecture and programming of mobile software, such as stand-alone, client / server and peer to peer
  • positioning and tracking both indoors and outdoors
  • mobile services and location-based services
  • mobile databases
  • interaction design for mobile technologies
  • usability and user experience evaluation of mobile technologies

In addition, the following items may be included in the course:

  • indoor / outdoor integration
  • Middleware platforms for mobile services
  • design sketching for mobile technologies
  • paper prototype development for mobile technologies
  • lab. vs. field-based evaluation of mobile technologies


  • design software architectures for mobile applications
  • use positioning and tracking techniques in various indoor and outdoor scenarios
  • explain the principles for mobile databases
  • explain the principles of moving object databases
  • produce and refine the interaction design for mobile systems, services or devices
  • evaluate the quality of an interaction design empirical


  • learn typical technologies and interaction design principles for mobile software systems and be able to use these technologies and principles in various mobile application scenarios.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized according to the general teaching methods for the education, cf. chapter 3

Extent and expected workload

It is expected that the student uses 30 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 150 hours



Name of examMobile Software Technology
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Contact: The Study board for Computer Science at or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleMobil softwareteknologi
Module codeDSNSWFK202
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Computer Science
DepartmentDepartment of Computer Science
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design