Schedule of Classes

COM.Geo Mobile Computing for Geospatial training consists of several courses with increasing detail of techniques and methods. Depending on your need and level of expertise, you can choose one of the courses or attend all of them. The training can be tailor-made to match and complement the existing expertise in the organization. All courses take the business point of view into the consideration, making them ideal for persons needing an industry point of view to complement technical expertise.

 

Schedule: Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 1:15pm - 4:30pm

Description:

The half-a-day course touches on the latest Windows 8 mobile and cloud computing. In the class, Microsoft team will teach you how to create Windows 8 Metro Style applications as well as discuss how to create Windows Phone and Windows Azure cloud computing applications. Lectures will be followed by the opportunity for hands-on demonstrations.

For attendees who are interested to participate in the Mobile America contest, Microsoft team  will provide a Q/A session at the end of the workshop.

Prerequisites: None

Intended Audience:

Anyone interested in learning about the mobile and cloud computing technologies and their potential roles in many fields. This course is especially well suited for government agencies, project management, sourcing and engineering personnel, as well as for sales and marketing personnel needing a good understanding of the basics of the mobile and cloud computing business and the technical issues.

Tuition: FREE for COM.Geo 2012 conference attendees

Registration: Register Online

 

Schedule: Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 1:15pm - 4:30pm

Description:

Data mining is the process of discovering new patterns and relationships in large datasets. However, several studies have shown that general data mining techniques often fail to extract meaningful patterns and relationships from the spatial data owing to the violation of fundamental geospatial principles. In this tutorial, we introduce basic principles behind explicit modeling of spatial and semantic concepts in data mining. In particular, we focus on modeling these concepts in the widely used classification, clustering, and prediction algorithms. In this tutorial we also cover recent advances in explicitly modeling of spatial dependencies and semantic concepts in data mining. For more details about the course, please visit the course webpage.

Prerequisites: None

Intended Audience:

Anyone interested in .

Tuition: FREE for COM.Geo 2012 conference attendees

Registration: Register Online

 

Mobile for Geospatial Technologies

Schedule: Monday-Tuesday,2-3 April 2012, 9:30am - 4:00pm

Description:

The 2-day course touches on the latest computing for geospatial technology trends that utilize mobile platforms to support mobile geospatial applications. Lectures will be followed by the opportunity for hands-on demonstrations.

Prerequisites: None

Intended Audience:

Anyone interested in learning about the mobile technologies for geospatial applications and their potential roles in many fields. This course is especially well suited for government agencies, project management, sourcing and engineering personnel, as well as for sales and marketing personnel needing a good understanding of the basics of the mobile geospatial business and the technical issues.

Tuition: $799

Registration: Register Online

 

Mobile Application Development

Schedule: Wednesday-Friday, 4-6 April 2012, 9:30am - 4:00pm

Description:

The 3-day course focuses on the mobile application development with an emphasis on mobile based geospatial applications. The course features numerous use cases and examples to provide a hands-on approach that is easy to apply to real world situations.

Prerequisites: Course: Introduction to Mobile for Geospatial Technologies or relevant knowledge

Intended Audience:

Web/Mobile software engineers, developers, designers, testers, QAs, project managers, and anyone interested in learning about mobile application development and their potential roles in many related fields.

Tuition: $1290

Registration: Register Online

 

Mobile Information Visualization

Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 2-5 April 2012, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Description:

This course touches on when and how to use information visualization for mobile applications.

Information visualization is an important area that focuses on the use of visualization techniques to help people understand and analyze abstract data. Through careful analysis of data, creation of visual representations, and implementation with interactive techniques, visualized information increases our ability to gain insight and make decisions for many types of datasets, tasks, and analysis scenarios.

Mobile devices have many restrictions, such as small screen size, low resolution, fewer colors, slow internet connectivity, limited graphics tools, hardware limitation, etc., as compared to desktop computers that should be taken in to account when developing mobile applications.

The course will provide an opportunity to learn the principles and applied technologies in mobile information visualization and explore the application of development protocols. Furthermore, several key guidelines, including presentation, selections, data and visual mapping, screen usage, user interactivity, display speed, perception and cognition, etc., are given to help designers for developing effective mobile visualization applications.

Lectures will be followed by the opportunity for hands-on demonstrations with an emphasis on mobile-based geospatial applications.

Prerequisites: None

Intended Audience:

Anyone interested in learning about information visualization for mobile applications and their potential roles in many related fields.

Tuition: $799

Registration: Register Online

 

 

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