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Sino-German Smart Sensor Project

Module name (EN): Sino-German Smart Sensor Project
Degree programme: Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PIM-SGSP
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4PA (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
KI785 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
KIM-SGSP Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-WI73 Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-SGSP Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martina Lehser
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martina Lehser

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to design and develop Smart Services based on Industry 4.0 or the Internet of Things in an international and globally distributed project team.
In addition to acquiring professional qualifications in a project team with different linguistic, social and geographical environments, students will:
- learn to assume professional and organizational responsibility
- receive insights into intercultural competence with a focus on China
- be capable of communicating in and with the foreign language environment
- be able to arrange work with team members from different learning backgrounds and nations
- establish contacts with foreign partners promoting internationalization
- analyze and where necessary, adapt to other work methods
All of the above will enable students to quickly enter international project management after starting their career.

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Module content:
Students from various fields and levels of study and with different degrees from the htw saar and CDHAW (Tongji Univ., Shanghai) will form a globally distributed team. The team will consist of 5 to 15 students. Over the period of a full semester, the team will work on a specific task within the project.
At the team´s locations, different aspects will be dealt with. At the htw saar the topic will be software development and at the CDHAW the topics will be hardware and production.
The project results will be presented to the lecturers in the form of a presentation and a final report.
Project management:
- Specifications
- Project planning
- Version management
Software development:
- Embedded devices
- Data logging
- Machine-to-machine communication
- Protocols (MQTT, OPC UA, AMQP)
- Generic interfaces as Smart Services
- Integration of Smart Services
- Communication between Smart Services
- Gradual aggregation of Smart Services
Intercultural competence:
- Focus: China
- Patterns of communication
- Work methods
- The concept of time

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, workshop, training
Online/offline meetings

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Recommended or required reading:
- China-Strategie des BMBF 2015_2020: Strategischer Rahmen für die Zusammenarbeit mit China in Forschung, Wissenschaft und Bildung
- Umsetzungsempfehlungen für das Zukunftsprojekt Industrie 4.0: Abschlussbericht des Arbeitskreises Industrie 4.0
- Konflikte und Synergien in multikulturellen Teams, Petra Köppel
- Management von IT-Projekten, Dr. Hans W. Wieczorrek, Dipl.-Math. Peter Mertens
- Führung im Projekt, Dr. Thomas Bohinc
- Embedded Technologies, Joachim Wietzke
- Embedded Linux, Joachim Schröder Tilo Gockel Rüdiger Dillmann

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