Full Syllabus & Reference Books

"L" Scheme - Sub Code: 25262
UNIT TOPIC
I INTRODUCTION TO MOBILE COMPUTING
II EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
III WAP , CDMA AND 3G
IV MOBILE NETWORK LAYER
V WIRELESS APPLICATION LANGUAGES , OS AND DEPLOYMENT OF CELLULAR SYSTEM

Unit 1:

1.1 Introduction : Evolution of Mobile Computing – Important terminologies - Mobile computing functions – Mobile computing Devices – Networks: Wirleline, Wirleless , Adhoc - Comparison of wired and wireless mechanism - Various types of wireless communication technologies used in Mobiles, Antennas

1.2. Architecture : Architecture of Mobile Computing – 3- Tier Architecture – Presentation ( Tier-1), Application ( Tier -2), Data ( Tier – 3)

1.3 Mobile computing through Telephony: Evolution through telephony – Mutiple Access Procedures: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, SDMA – features – Satellite Communication System : Communicating through satellite – Low orbit satellite – Medium orbit satellite – Geo stationary Satellite – Satellite phones

1.4 Wireless LAN: Introduction - Definition – Applications of WLAN – Infrared versus Radio transmission – Features of WI-FI and WI-MAX - Roaming Issues

Unit 2:

2.1 Bluetooth : Introduction - Bluetooth application - Bluetooth standards documents - Protocol architecture - Usage models - Piconets & Scatternets - Radio specification - Base band specification -  Frequency hopping - Physical links - Packets (outline) - Error Correction - Logical channels - Channel control - Bluetooth Security - Link manager specification (outline) - Logical link control and adaptation  protocol (outline) - L2CAP Channels - L2CAP packets - Signalling commands - Quality of service

2.2. Global System for Mobile Communication ( GSM): Introduction – GSM Architecture – GSM Entities ( Basics only)

2.3. Short Message Service ( SMS): Mobile computing over SMS – Short Message Service – Strength of SMS – SMS Architecture – Value added services through SMS – VAS Examples

2.4. General Packet Radio Service (GPRS): Introduction – GPRS Packet data Network : Capacity & Other End user aspects – Quality of Service ( QoS) , Integral part of the future 3G systems – GPRS Network Architecture – GPRS Networks Enhancements – Applic

Unit 3:

3.1. WAP: Introduction – Wireless Markup Language ( WML) - WAP Application Environment - User Agent – User Agent Profile (UAProf) – Wireless Transaction Protocol (WTP) – Wireless Transport Layer Security (WTLS) – Wireless Data Protocol (WDP) – WMLScript – Wireless Telephony Application ( WTA, WTAI) – WAP Push Architecture –The Push framework – Wireless Session protocol (WSP) – WAP Gateway) Advanatages of WAP – Protocol stack – Components of WAP Architecture – WAE Components

3.2. CDMA and 3G : Introduction – Spread Spectrum Technology – Architecture - Speech and channel coding - Channel structure - Call processing - Channel capacity -CDMA Vs GSM – Wireless data – Short Message Service (SMS) – Third Generation Networks – CDMA 2000 - UMTS/WCDMS, Fixed wireless – Applications on 3G – 3G Specific applications

Unit 4:

4.1. Mobile IP : Goals, assumptions & requirements - Entities & terminology - IP packet delivery - Agent advertisement & discovery – Registration - Tunneling & encapsulation - Reverse tunneling – IPV6 .

4.2. Routing : Introduction – Routing types: Lease Cost – Adaptive – Non Adaptive

4.3. Mobile Transport Layer: Traditional TCP - Congestion control - Slow start - Fast retransmit & fast recovery - Transmission / time out freezing - Selective retransmission – Indirect TCP – Snooping TCP – Mobile TCP

Unit 5:

5.1. Wireless Application languages and operating systems - Understanding of Wireless Application languages - XML, JAVA, J2ME, JAVA CARD - Understanding of Mobile operating system - Palm OS, Windows CE , Android

5.2. Evolution and Deployment of cellular system : Enhanced Message services(EMS), Multimedia Message Services (MMS) & Mobile Instant Messaging(MIM) - Know about 4G and its features – Emerging Wireless technology

Reference:

  1. Mobile Computing - Raj Kamal OXFORD Second Edition -2012
  2. Wireless Communication and Networks - William Stallings PHI , New Delhi 1st edition.
  3. Wireless Communications and Networks – 3 G and Beyond ITI SahaMisra TMGH, New Delhi Third reprint 2011
  4. Wireless and Mobile Networks Concepts and protocols - Dr.Sunilkumar S.Manvi & Mahabaleshwar S.Kakkasageri - Wiley Publisher First Edition
  5. Mobile Computing - Dr.N.N. Jani, Kamaljit I.Lakhtara, dr.Ashish N.Jani, Neeta Kanabar S.Chand and Co,-  New Delhi Reprint 2011
  6. Mobile Computing  Theory and Practice - Kumkum Gay Pearson Eduction 2010
  7. Mobile Computing for Beginneris - Raksha Shende Shroff Publishers and Distributors -First Edition -Feb 2012.
"K" Scheme - Sub Code: 15062
UNIT TOPIC
I Wireless Communication fundamentals
II Wireless Local Area Network
III Bluetooth Technology
IV Mobile Network Layer
V Wireless Application Protocol

Unit 1:

1.1 Introduction:
History  of cellular  mobile communication – Important terminologies – Mobile computing Environment – Architecture of mobile computing – Functions of mobile computing – Mobile and wireless devices.

1.2  Multiplexing:
Space division multiplexing – Frequency division multiplexing – Time division multiplexing – Code division multiplexing.

1.3  Medium Access Control:
SDMA – FDMA - TDMA – CDMA – features – comparison of SDMA, FDMA, TDMA and CDMA techniques.

1.4  Telecommunication Systems :
GSM – Mobile services – System Architecture – GPRS – architecture

1.5  Cellular Wireless Networks :
Overview of cellular system – operation of cellular system – Adjacent Channel Interference – Methods of reducing ACI – Frequency reuse concept – Diversity technique – Improving coverage and capacity in cellular systems.

Unit 2:

2.1  Wireless network:
Definition – Advantages and Disadvantages of LAN - Applications of WLAN – infrared versus radio transmission – WLAN technologies - examples.

2.2  IEEE 802.11:
Introduction – Comparison of IEEE 802 and OSI  model – System Architecture – Protocol Architecture – Physical Layer – MAC  frames –  MAC Management: Synchronization – power management – Roaming.

2.3 HIPERLAN:
Introduction – Protocol Architecture.

Unit 3:

3.1  Bluetooth:
Introduction – Bluetooth Radio: Vertical Antenna – Dipole Antenna – Antenna parameters – Ad hoc network – Bluetooth device address – Bluetooth connection mode relationship.

3.2  Bluetooth Protocol Architecture:
Blue tooth protocol stack - Bluetooth Core Protocols - Cable replacement protocols - Adopted protocols - Usage models and profiles.

3.3  Bluetooth Security  : 
Link-level security - Architecture  Overview - Security level of Services - Security Manager - Advantages of Bluetooth – Comparison of wireless LAN and Bluetooth technology.

Unit 4:

4.1  Mobile IP:
Overview – Terminologies related to Mobile IP – IP packet delivery – Agent advertisement and  solicitation – Registration – Tunneling and Encapsulation  – Optimizations – Reverse Tunneling – Ipv6.

4.2  Dynamic Host Configuration protocol:
History – Applications of  DHCP – DHCP Protocol :  Significance and importance of DHCP

4.3  Routing  :
Introduction – Routing types: Least cost – Adaptive – Non Adaptive routing – DSDV and DSR protocols

4.4  Transport Layer  :
Traditional TCP - Congestion control – Slow start – Fast retransmit/fast recovery – Classical TCP improvements: Indirect TCP – Snooping TCP –
Mobile TCP

Unit 5:

5.1  WAP :
Introduction –  Main Objectives – Integration of WAP components – Stack arrangement with WAP – WAP network – Protocol stack of WAP - WAP client architecture - WAP network architecture

5.2  WAP (2.0):
Advantages – Main architectural components of WAP 2.0 – WAP Programming model – Uses of WAP 2.0 additional services.

Reference Books:

  1. Mobile Communications - Jochen Schiller  Pearson  Education,  New Delhi.
  2. Wireless  Communication  of Networks - William Stallings  PHI
  3. BlueTooth -  Demystified  Nathan J.Muller  Tata McGraw - Hill
    Publication,  New  Delhi.
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