MOBILE COMPUTING Syllabus

A Hunt for Reaching Horizon of Science

Syllabus

UNIT-I

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.

 

 

UNIT-II

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.

 

UNIT-III

Wireless LAN: Infrared Vs Radio transmission, Infrastructure and Adhoc Networks, HYPERLAN, Bluetooth.

 

UNIT-IV

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.

 

UNIT-V

Operating Systems for Mobile Devices: Features of Windows CE, PalmOS, Symbian OS, and Java Card Support for Mobility: Pile systems, WWW, Wireless Application Protocol.

 

Suggested Reading:

1.Schiller, Mobile Communications, 2nd Edition Pearson Education, India, 2003.

2.Hansmann, Merk, Nicklous, Stober, Principles of Mobile Computing. 2nd Edition, Springer International Edition, 2003.

3.Frank Adelstein, Sandeep K.S. Gupta ”Fundamentals of Mobile and Pervasive Computing ”,Tata McGraw-Hill 2005.