Work in Progress - Integrating Undergraduate Research and Education With the TeamTrak Mobile Computing System
Source: University of Notre Dame
To better prepare undergraduate students for graduate school and careers as computer scientists, the authors have undertaken an effort to increase both expertise and interest in research through a novel course format. The course weaves an active research project in mobile computing with a senior class on distributed systems. To facilitate the instruction, they use a mobile computing platform, TeamTrak, which consists of tablet computers that collect and display information from sensors such as GPS receivers and share data via an ad-hoc network.