CS 491/691 (b)/791 (b): Special Topics in Security and Privacy in Mobile Computing Course Information Tuesday, Thursday 4:00pm-5:15pm Place: LME 316 Office hours: Tuesday, Thursday 3:00pm-4:00pm, please make an appointment before you come Instructor: Dr. Ming Li Email: [email protected] Phone: 775-682-6861 Office: SEM 235 Course homepage: WebCampus Prerequisite Basic knowledge in networking Tentative Topics Security and privacy issues in WiFi networks Cognitive radio wireless networks Routing protocols Localization/Location-based services Mobile cloud computing Mobile devices Grading Policy Homework 30% Presentation 20% Participation 10% Project 40% A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60 Homework Students are expected to write reviews on assigned research topics/papers. The review must: Summarize the existing works Point out the weakness if any Present novel ideas on the selected topics Presentation Presentation includes three parts: Homework results Suggested papers Project reports Project Group-based projects, 2 students form a group Three types of projects are appropriate for this course o Repeat simulation study with a different set of parameters and verify the reported results done by others o Give new solutions to a known important problem o Own project topic Expectation Attend each class Make presentations on selected topics Participate in all discussions Academic Dishonesty Students are encouraged to study together, however each student must individually prepare his/her solutions. Cheating, plagiarism or otherwise obtaining grades under false pretenses constitute academic dishonesty according to the code of this university. Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated and penalties can include canceling a student's enrollment without a grade, giving an F for the course or for the assignment. For more details, see the University of Nevada, Reno General Catalog. Disability Services Any student with a disability needing academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to contact the instructor or the Disability Resource Center (Thompson Building, Suite 101) as soon as possible to arrange for appropriate accommodations. ABET Criteria: An ability to apply knowledge of computing, mathematics, science, and engineering An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. A knowledge of contemporary issues An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing and engineering practice.