- Name: Prof. My T. Thai
- Office: E550 CISE
- Office Hours: Thursday 8:00 am to 9:40am
The objective of this course is to discuss the recent advances in next generation interconnected devices and different aspects of their communication specially the therorectical aspect and the practical application of it so that students are able to keep up with the reading, presentation and developing solutions for a research paper. Topics discussed in this course include the
Introduction on Internet of Things
Communication structure and theoretical analysis
Privacy and Security in IoT
- There is no formal prerequisites for this
course. However, this course is designed for graduate students whose research interests lie in the cross roads of next generation interconnected devices and their way of networking specially the therorectical aspect and the practical application of it. Students are expected to be very self-motivated and able to keep up with the reading and presentations, and developing new solutions for a research paper
- There is no formal required book
for this class. A collection of research related articles and reading
assignments will be provided at the Schedule
Course Work and
- Paper Presentation:
- Each team will study a number of research
papers assigned by the instructor in details.
- Prepare and make a presentation and lead
- Paper review:
- Review for each of the papers must contain:
- The problem(s) and solution(s) discussed in the paper
- The shortcoming/deficiency of the proposed solution(s)
- Your solution and analysis to tackle the deficiencies
Written Midterm Exam:
- There will be two homework assignments
- There will be one closed book, closed notes written midterm exam
- By the second week, students will be formed
into a number of "research groups." Each group may consist of 2
- The "research topics" will be chosen in
consultation with the instructor.
- A project may consist of:
- Performing some experiments to verify and
existing ideas/approaches. These experiments must reveal some critical
analysis and insights of each approach.
- Providing in-depth analysis
- Proposing original ideas/conducting original
work to improve the existing ideas or approaches
- The project must be done by following this
procedure. Detail of due date will be given in the Schedule page:
- By the third week, each group selects one or
two research topics in consultation with the instructor.
- By the fifth week, a "research proposal"
must be submitted which describes the scope of the project, lists the
issues to be addressed, and outlines approaches to be taken. Several
recommended papers related to the project must also be provided. The
research proposal is about 4 pages long, single space.
- By the Midterm of class, the midterm report in the format of a ACM/IEEE journal paper is due.
- By the last day of class, the final project
report in the format of a journal paper is due. It is 10 pages
minimum and must contain the summary/analysis of at least 10 papers.
- 10% on presentations
- 10% on paper review
- 25% on written midterm exam
- 20% on homework assignments
- 35% on the project, which will be divided as
- 5% for the research proposal (by the fifth
- 10% on Midterm report (by the tenth week)
- 20% for the final report
- Cut-off points:
- A >= 90%, 90% > A- >= 87%, 87% > B+ >= 85%, 85% > B >= 80%, 80% > B- >= 77%, 77% > C+ >= 75%, 75% > C >= 70%
- All the assignments must be submitted at the
beginning of the due date. No late submission will be
- You may discuss with other students on
the review reports. However, you must write up
the reports on your own independently.
- Honesty Policy: All students admitted to the University of Florida have signed a statement of academic honesty committing themselves to be honest in all academic work and understanding that failure to comply with this commitment will result in disciplinary action. This statement is a reminder to uphold your obligation as a UF student and to be honest in all work submitted and exams taken in this course and all others.
- Accommodation for Students with Disabilities � Students Requesting classroom accommodation must first register with the Dean of Students Office. That office will provide the student with documentation that he/she must provide to the course instructor when requesting accommodation.
- UF Counseling Services �Resources are available on-campus for students having personal problems or lacking clear career and academic goals. The resources include:
- UF Counseling & Wellness Center, 3190 Radio Rd, 392-1575, psychological and psychiatric services.
- Career Resource Center, Reitz Union, 392-1601, career and job search services.
- Software Use: All faculty, staff and student of the University are required and expected to obey the laws and legal agreements governing software use. Failure to do so can lead to monetary damages and/or criminal penalties for the individual violator. Because such violations are also against University policies and rules, disciplinary action will be taken as appropriate. We, the members of the University of Florida community, pledge to uphold ourselves and our peers to the highest standards of honesty and integrity.