Location-based Services

Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Michael Jäger
  • Michael Jäger
  • Sebastian Süß
Short Description
Application of agile software depelopment methods in the development of location-based services for mobile devices.
Learning Objectives

The students know the typical application scenarios for LBS sys-tems and the available localization methods and techniques. They know how to specify and realize a modular LBS system from a set of specific requirements. They are able to apply agile software development methods and to write scientific publications. They can lead a small team and broadly organize the coordination of the entire project team on its own.

Evaluation of localization methods for mobile devices. Design and Implementation of a modular distributed system for location-based services using platform independent communication frameworks. Practical application of agile software development methods. Evaluation of accessibility criteria for mobile devices.
Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
6 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction
Practical Course 4 sppw
Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points
Project task
Evaluation Standard
according to examination regulations (§ 9)
As Needed

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