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February 9, 2012:ACM Learning Webinar Now On-Demand: "The Cloud in Your Hands -- Marriage of Cloud Computing with Smart Devices

ACM Learning Webinar Now On-Demand: "The Cloud in Your Hands—Marriage of Cloud Computing with Smart Devices"

Thursday, February 9, 2012

If you missed it live, catch ACM's first-ever, FREE learning webinar On Demand Here.

Innovations in wireless networking technology are driving our increasingly connected world, with mobile devices gaining acceptance for both professional and private use. In the future, a vast majority of devices will rely on cloud services to enhance end user experiences-with services being a natural extension of such devices. This webinar provides an introduction to the exciting new world of cloud-enabled mobile computing. A few complex user scenarios possible with this new paradigm are discussed, along with a hands-on tutorial for developing such mobile applications.

Duration: 60 minutes

Who Should Attend:

  • IT Managers
  • Software Developers/Engineers/Architects
  • Other IT professionals interested in mobile and cloud computing
  • What You'll Learn:

  • Why use cloud services with mobile devices?
  • What user scenarios are possible by marrying cloud services with mobile devices?
  • How do you develop cloud-enabled mobile apps?
  • Presenters:
    Arjmand Samuel, Senior Research Program Manager, Microsoft Research
    Arjmand Samuel is a Senior Research Program Manager at Microsoft Research Connections, where he is responsible for building academic research partnerships related to mobile computing and software engineering. His recent research interests are in the areas of cloud-enhanced mobile computing. He is spearheading the academic outreach component of Project Hawaii, a cloud-enabled mobile development platform for Windows Phone.

    Danny Dalal, Senior Development Lead, Microsoft Research
    Danny Dalal is a Senior Development Lead at Microsoft Research. He's worked on Video On Demand at Oracle and at Microsoft. Early at Microsoft Research, he contributed to what later became Windows Presentation Foundation and Silverlight. Danny has also contributed to Visual Studio, BizTalk, and Windows Fabric. He's currently managing a number of open-source projects in computational biology, machine translation, earth visualization, and cloud-enabled mobile computing.

    David B. Johnson, Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University
    David B. Johnson is Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, Past Chair of ACM SIGMOBILE, and a member of the ACM Mobility Tech Pack Committee. David was one of the main designers of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Mobile IP protocol for IPv4, is the primary designer of Mobile IP for IPv6, and his group's Dynamic Source Routing protocol (DSR) for wireless ad hoc networks has been published by the IETF. He has edited six different journals, served on the Technical Program Committee for more than 40 international conferences and workshops, and chaired several major conferences, including MASS, COMSNETS, MobiCom, and MobiHoc.

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