Mesh Potato: Mobile Network Visualization and Management
Proposer: Edwin Blake
In the second phase of the project you can begin to exploit the functionality of a mobile phone to provide unique services (such as the current GPS coordinates of the phone when it is at a node).
Computer Science Content: Mobile phone web development. Mobile applications development. User Interface Design. Meshed network management.
Specific Learning Outcomes: You will learn about how to set up meshed networks and develop web applications on a mobile platform.
Skills Required by Team as a Whole:
Theory: Mobile User Interface Design. Network mangement.
Implementation: (A desire to learn) mobile web app development.
Other: An interest in ICT 4 D issues will help you understand the underlying purpose of the project.
Facilities needed: Open mobile phone or simulator, access to Mesh Potato test nework.
Supervision: The project will be co-supervised by Gary Marsden. There will be funds for getting further equipment and for running experiments. There will also be weekly project meetings.
Number of Students: 3