MDD07 Program

Here you can find the tentative program of the MDD event. The idea is to have two days of technical sessions with programming labs and demonstrations in parallel. The last two days is reserved for tutorials and programming labs.

Thursday, 30th August 2007

08.00 - 09.30 Registration (later registration possible)

09.30 - 10.00 Welcome to MDD (pdf)

10.00 - 10.30 coffee break & cake

10.30 - 12.30 Session 1: Services

  • Morten Iversen, Motorola, "Develop applications for the mass market"
  • Knut Yrvin, Trolltech, talk, "Program for Advanced Telecom Services" (pdf)
  • Anders Mouritzen, Sonofon, talk, "Mobile Applications"

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 16.00 Session 2: Peer to Peer

  • Bertalan Forstner, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, talk, “Semantic Peer-to-Peer Information Retrieval for Mobiles”
  • Gian Paolo Perrucci, Aalborg Univeristy, talk, "Proximity Measurement for Bluetooth Devices" (pdf)
  • Gergely Csúcs, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, talk, “Feasibility of adding proximity-based enhancements to mobile implementations of large-scale Peer-to-Peer protocols” (pdf)
  • Michael Stini, Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf,"Proximity Sensing and Flexible Messaging" (pdf)

16.00 - 16.30 coffee break & cake

16.30 - 18.00 Session 3: Wireless Grids

  • F. Fitzek, Aalborg Univeristy, talk, "Wireless Cooperative Grids" (pdf)
  • Imre Kelényi , Budapest University of Technology and Economics, talk, “SymTorrent: BitTorrent-based file-sharing on mobile devices”(pdf)
  • Streamspin Team, Aalborg University, talk, "Streamspin: Mobile Services for the Masses"

18.30 - 21.00 Welcome Reception and Get2Gether

Friday, 31th August 2007

08.00 - 09.00 Registration (later registration possible)

09.00 - 10.30 Session 4: Platforms

  • Vladimir Minenko, Trolltech, talk, "Open Source development for Linux based mobile devices with Qtopia and Greenphone" (pdf)
  • Stefan Schmidt, openezx, "OpenEZX -- unleashing the full potential of Motorola EZX mobile phones" (pdf)
  • Dr. Michael Lauer, OpenMoko, "OpenMoko -- Free Your Phone" (pdf)

10.30 - 11.00 coffee break

11.00 - 12.30 Session 5: Languages

  • J. Scheible, University of Art and Design, talk, "Democratising innovation on the mobile platform with Python for S60" (pdf)
  • E. Penttinen, Nokia, talk "Prototyping with Open C on S60" (pdf)
  • Dr. Nikolaus Schaller,  Golden Delicious Computers GmbH&Co. KG, "Using Objective-C and GNUstep in embedded Linux Devices" (pdf)

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 15.30 Session 6: Enhanced Applications

  • Vladimir Minenko, Trolltech, talk, "Voip support on Qtopia" (pdf)
  • Gerard Bosch i Creus, Nokia, talk, "System-level energy and power management for smartphones" (pdf)
  • T. K. Madsen, Aalborg Univeristy, talk, "Cross Layer Protocol Design for Multimedia Services on Mobile Phones"

15.30 - 16.00 coffee break

16.00 - 17.30 Session 7: Enhanced Applications

  • Chris Davies, Founder and Director, Novel Interactions Ltd., talk, "Using Zeroconf Networking to improve usability in mobile devices"
  • P. Coulton, Lancaster University, talk, "Experiences of Deploying a Location Based Service in the Wild"
  • Markus Turtinen, University of Oulu and Visidon Ltd., talk, "Video and image analysis applications on mobile communication devices"

17.30 - open

20.00 - 24.00+ social event

Saturday, 1st September 2007 and Sunday, 2nd September 2007


  • J. Scheible, University of Art and Design, tutorial,  "Python Tutorial"
  • J.M. Kristensen, Aalborg University, tutorial "Programming on the GNUradio"(pdf)
  • E. Penttinen, Nokia, tutorial "Open C on S60" (pdf)
  • R. Edwards, Lancaster University, tutorial, "Beyond the joypad: exploring alternative interfaces for mobile phone applications"

Developer Labs:

  • Georg Sluyterman, lab, "SIP-phone hooked up with the Asterisk PBX under GNU/Linux" (pdf)
  • Morten Lisborg Jřrgensen, Aalborg University, lab, "Greenphone Programming"
  • Frank H.P. Fitzek, Aalborg University, lab, "opensensor"

Demonstrations (Thursday-Sunday):

  • M. Pedersen, Aalborg University, demo, "Wireless Grids on Mobile Devices"
  • M. Pedersen, Aalborg University, demo, "Bluetooth Packet Monitor"
  • Mobile Device Group, Aalborg University and acticom, demo, "smsZipper"
  • Mobile Device Group, Aalborg University, demo, "Parking Sensor for Mobile Devices"
  • Mobile Device Group, Aalborg University, demo, "Programming Python"
  • Mobile Device Group, Aalborg University, demo, "PictureYou"
  • Imre Kelényi , Budapest University of Technology and Economics, demo, “SymTorrent”

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