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Special Studies in Pervasive and Mobile Computing 3 credits

Särskilda studier i Distribuerade System
Second cycle, M7020E
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2022 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Mobile Systems
Subject group (SCB)
Computer Technology
Main field of study
Computer Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent within the subject area and knowledge in wireless networks and network programming (e.g. D7001D Network programming and distributed applications and D7030E Advanced wireless networks). Good knowledge in English equivalent to English 6.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
After course completion, the student should be able to demonstrate:
  • ability to independently and in groups be able to plan, analyze, specify, create a design and develop an distributed system
  • ability to test and evaluate the system
  • ability to document and orally present the results

The course includes a group project where the assignment is a current and interesting problem in the area of distributed computing systems for sustainable development. Students are introduced in Agile development and expected to use the knowledge they have acquired in previous courses and search and study literature to solve the task.

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
Lectures and project work. Progress in the project are presented in writing and orally at regular presentations.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
Written and oral presentation of project and demonstration of the system.

Karl Andersson

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2022 Sp 1
No compulsory literature.

Course offered by
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Project workU G#3.00MandatoryA14

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 14 Feb 2014

Last revised
by Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 11 Feb 2022