IT1402 Mobile Computing Syllabus

IT1402        MOBILE COMPUTING                     3  0  0  100

AIM
To provide basics for various techniques in Mobile Communications and Mobile Content services.

OBJECTIVES
•    To learn the basics of Wireless voice and data communications technologies.
•    To build working knowledge on various telephone and satellite networks.
•    To study the working principles of wireless LAN and  its standards.
•    To build knowledge on various Mobile Computing algorithms.
•    To build skills in working with Wireless application Protocols to develop mobile content applications.

UNIT I      WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FUNDAMENTALS                    9
Introduction – Wireless transmission – Frequencies for radio transmission – Signals – Antennas – Signal Propagation – Multiplexing – Modulations – Spread spectrum –
MAC – SDMA – FDMA – TDMA – CDMA – Cellular Wireless Networks.

UNIT II      TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORKS                 11
Telecommunication systems – GSM – GPRS – DECT – UMTS – IMT-2000 – Satellite Networks -  Basics – Parameters and Configurations – Capacity Allocation – FAMA and DAMA – Broadcast Systems –  DAB - DVB.

UNIT III      WIRLESS LAN                                9
Wireless LAN – IEEE 802.11 - Architecture – services – MAC – Physical layer – IEEE 802.11a - 802.11b standards – HIPERLAN – Blue Tooth.

UNIT IV      MOBILE NETWORK LAYER                                9
Mobile IP – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol - Routing – DSDV – DSR – Alternative Metrics.

UNIT V        TRANSPORT AND APPLICATION LAYERS                        7
Traditional TCP – Classical TCP improvements – WAP, WAP 2.0.

TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOKS
1.    Jochen Schiller, “Mobile Communications”, PHI/Pearson Education, Second Edition, 2003. (Unit I Chap 1,2 &3- Unit II chap 4,5 &6-Unit III Chap 7.Unit IV Chap 8- Unit V Chap 9&10.)
2.    William Stallings, “Wireless Communications and Networks”, PHI/Pearson Education, 2002. (Unit I Chapter – 7&10-Unit II Chap 9)

REFERENCES
1.    Kaveh Pahlavan, Prasanth Krishnamoorthy, “Principles of Wireless Networks”, PHI/Pearson Education, 2003.
2.    Uwe Hansmann, Lothar Merk, Martin S. Nicklons and Thomas Stober, “Principles of Mobile Computing”, Springer, New York, 2003.
3.    Hazysztof Wesolowshi, “Mobile Communication Systems”, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2002.

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