COMPX202-19B (HAM)

Mobile Computing and Software Architecture

15 Points

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Division of Health Engineering Computing & Science
School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Department of Computer Science

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: sks60@students.waikato.ac.nz

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: debby.dada@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper teaches object-oriented programming using Java, software engineering methodologies, test driven development, and an introduction to design patterns. Examples will be drawn from GUI libraries with special focus on the libraries used for Android programming.

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Paper Structure

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Lectures (some sessions used for tutorial purposes), lab work to be completed in the students' own time and in-class tests
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Object Oriented Programming
    The course assumes prior knowledge of an object oriented language. The expected learning outcomes are: a more thorough understanding of the programming language features of the Java language, and some experience of a second OO language (JavaScript or C++); an introduction to software development methodologies; and an introductory experience of programming with the Android system.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Assignment 1
19 Jul 2019
11:30 PM
7
  • Other: Moodle and Git repository
2. Assignment 2
26 Jul 2019
11:30 PM
7
  • Other: Moodle and Git repository
3. Assignment 3
2 Aug 2019
11:30 PM
7
  • Other: Moodle and Git repository
4. Assignment 4
9 Aug 2019
11:30 PM
7
  • Other: Moodle and Git repository
5. Test 1 (90 minutes)
15 Aug 2019
4:00 PM
20
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
6. Assignment 5
6 Sep 2019
11:30 PM
7
  • Other: Moodle and Git repository
7. Assignment 6
13 Sep 2019
11:30 PM
7
  • Other: Moodle and Git repository
8. Assignment 7
20 Sep 2019
11:30 PM
7
  • Other: Moodle and Git repository
9. Assignment 8
2 Oct 2019
9:00 AM
11
  • Other: Moodle and Git repository plus lab verification
10. Test 2 (90 minutes)
10 Oct 2019
4:00 PM
20
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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There are no preassigned readings

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Recommended Readings

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There are no preassigned recommended readings
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Online Support

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The course will have a Moodle page with lecture notes and assignment information

The course will have a Git repository

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Workload

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Contact hours. There are three lecture/tutorial hours a week. Attendance at lectures and tutorials is very strongly recommended. Three lab hours have been reserved. These will not be used every week, but attendance at labs will be compulsory for the Assignments marked for lab verification. In general students should expect to spend approximately 5 hours a week in the lab or in private study.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: COMP203 or COMPX201

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: COMP204, COMP242, COMPX242

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