MCA – V SEMESTER

MCA-313 WIRELESS AND MOBILE COMPUTING

L T P Total Credits-4
4 0 0 4 Duration of Exam- Three hours

Introduction: Challenges in Mobile Computing, Coping with uncertainties, Resource poorness, Cellular architecture, Mobility Management.

(Wireless) Medium Access Control: Motivation for a specialized MAC (Hidden and exposed terminals, Near and far terminals), SDMA.

Publishing & Accessing Data in Air: Pull and push based data delivery models, Data dissemination by broadcast, Broadcast disks, Directory service in air, Energy efficient indexing scheme for push based data delivery.

File System Support for Mobility: Distributed file sharing for mobility support, Coda and other storage manager for mobility support.

Ad hoc Network Routing Protocols: Ad hoc network routing protocols, Destination sequenced distance vector algorithm, Cluster based gateway switch routing, Global state routing, Fish-eye state routing, dynamic source routing, Ad hoc on-demand routing, Location aided routing, Zonal routing algorithm.

Mobile Transaction and Commerce: Models for mobile transaction, Kangaroo and Joey transactions, Team transaction, Recovery model for mobile transactions, Electronic payment and Protocols for mobile commerce.
Suggested References:

1. Jochen Schiller: Mobile Communications, Addison-Wesley, 2nd Ed, 2004.

2. Stojmenovic and Cacute: Handbook of Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing, Wiley, 2002.
3. Reza Behravanfar: Mobile Computing Principles: Designing and Developing Mobile
Applications with UML and XML, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, NIT Kurukshetra

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