Vorlesung: Privacy in Ubiquitous Computing



Weitere Informationen:

  • Studienabschnitt: Master Computer Science
  • Voraussetzungen:
  • Fachbereich: MA-INF3106
  • Aufwand: 2V+2Ü / 6LP


Technical skills: Students gain knowledge about key concepts of privacy (including legal and economical aspects) and field of ubiquitous computing. They are able to identify threats to privacy in given application scenarios. They learn fundamental techniques to protect users’ privacy. Relying on this background, they are able to understand and analyze cutting-edge solutions.

Soft skills: Written and oral communicative skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, teamwork, and time management

Contents: Introduction to privacy and ubiquitous computing, privacy threats, privacy-enhancing systems in selected scenarios, usable privacy


John Krumm, Ubiquitous Computing Fundamentals, Crc Pr Inc, 2009

Alessandro Acquisti, Stefans Gritzalis, Costos Lambrinoudakis, Digital Privacy: Theory, Technologies, and Practices, Auerbach Pubn, 2007

Mireille Hildebrandt, Kieron O'Hara, Michael Waidner, Robert Madelin, Digital Enlightenment Yearbook 2013: The Value of Personal Data, Ios Press, 2013

Jan Camenisch, Simone Fischer-Hübner, Kai Rannenberg, Privacy and Identity Management for Life, Springer, 2011

Additional research literature will be announced during the lecture.