Teaching Scheme (in Hours)
Subject Credit : 5
Examination Scheme (in marks)
ESE Viva (V)
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History and applications of wireless communications. Signal Propagation modes: Path loss, multi-path propagation. Overview of Multiplexing: Space Division, Frequency Divison, Code Division and Time Division. Overview of Modulation: ASK,FSK,PSK. Overview of Spread Spectrum: DSSS, FHSS.
Unit-2: Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM)
GSM architecture, GSM entities, call routing in GSM,PLMN interface, GSM addresses and identifiers, network aspects in GSM, GSM frequency allocation, authentication and security, Protocols, Localization and calling, Handover, Security, CDMA v/s. GSM.
Unit-3: General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Main Features, GPRS Architecture: Roles of GGSN, SGSN, HLR, VLR. GPRS Mobile Station (MS).GPRS transmission plane, GPRS signaling plane, Data transfer between MS and SGSN. GPRS Protocols. GPRS Channels. Medium Access Control and Radio Link Control. Mobility management, Location Management. GPRS Routing, GPRS QoS. GPRS Security.
Unit-4: Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11: System Architecture, Protocol Architecture, Physical Layer, MAC Layer, MAC Management, 802.11a, 802.11b. Bluetooth: Architecture, Radio Layer, Baseband Layer, Link Manager Protocol, L2CAP, Security.
Unit-5: Mobile IP
Goals, assumptions and requirements. Entities and terminology. IP packet delivery. Agent Discovery. Registration. Tunneling and encapsulation. Optimizations. Reverse Tunneling. IP micro-mobility support.
Unit-6: Mobile Ad hoc Networks
Routing in ad hoc networks : AODV, DSDV, DSR.
Unit-7: Mobile Transport Layer
Overview of Traditional TCP and implications of mobility control. Improvement of TCP: Indirect TCP, Snoop TCP, Mobile TCP, Fast retransmit/fast recovery, Time-out freezing, Selective retransmission, Transaction-oriented TCP.
Unit-8: Wireless Application Protocol
Architecture, Wireless Datagram Protocol, Wireless Transport Layer Security, Wireless Transaction Protocol, Wireless Session Protocol, Wireless Application Development, Wireless Markup Language, WML Scripts, Wireless Telephony Application, push architecture, Push/pull services.
Unit-9: Introduction to Android
History of Mobile Software Development, The Open Handset Alliance, The Android Platform, Android SDK, Building a sample Android application
Unit-10: Android Application Design Essentials
Anatomy of an Android applications, Android terminologies, Application Context, Activities, Services, Intents, Receiving and Broad-casting Intents, Android Manifest File and its common settings, Using Intent Filter, Permissions, Managing Application resources in a hierarchy, Working with different types of resources.
After learning the course the students should be able to:
- Understand the concept of Wireless Communication and its use
- Understand the concept of GSM,GPRS and CDMA Technology
- Understand and build mobile adhoc network
- Understand various wireless protocols
- Understand and implement various routing algorithms
- Understand and implement mobile application development on Anroid platform
- Use Various simulation tools like NS2,NS3 etc.
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