“Great application man, you just saved me a ton of time”.
“Awesome, did not know there were so many restaurants in our area”.
These are just a few comments I received after creating and distributing a mobile application ‘Globe Trotters’. The application was developed in J2ME for the Symbian OS and served as a guide for various tourist spots and attractions in a selected area. It was an instant hit in my class and helped around 750 people in the student community. I am currently working on the next version of the application, which will encompass additional features such as contextual based search. Working on this application has not only given me tremendous satisfaction and recognition but also ignited a spark in me to explore the field of computer science. In this regard, I wish to pursue my MS in Computer Science (CS) with a specialization in HCI from Georgia Institute of Technology (GaTech).