Introduction and applications of mobile computing, Wireless transmission: Frequencies, Signals, Antennas, Signal Propagation, Multiplexing, Modulation , Spread Spectrum, Cellular systems.
Medium access control, SDMA, FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, Comparisons.
Telecommunication system, GSM, DECT, TETRA, Satellite systems: Applications, Basics, routing, localization, Handover. Broadcast systems: cyclic representation of data, Digital Audio Broadcasting, Digital video broadcasting, convergence of Broadcasting and Mobile Communications.
Wireless LAN: Infrared Vs Radio transmission, Infrastructure and Adhoc Networks, HYPERLAN, Bluetooth.
Mobile IP, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, Mobile Adhoc Networks, Mobile Transport Layer, Traditional TCP Classical TCP improvements, TCP over 2.5/3G Wireless Networks, Performance Enhancing Proxies.
Operating Systems for Mobile Devices: Features of Windows CE, PalmOS, Symbian OS, and Java Card Support for Mobility: Pile systems, WWW, Wireless Application Protocol.