M Tech (Computer Science and Applications):Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing

Thapar University
In Patiala

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  • Master
  • Patiala

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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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· Requirements

Admission to M. Tech. (Computer Science and Applications) will be open to a candidate who obtains at least 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination from a recognized university.

Course programme

Semester I

Advanced Data Structures
Data Communication and Computer Networks
Computer Organization and Operating Systems
Computational Algorithms in Optimization
Statistical Methods and Algorithms
Database Management and Administration

Semester II

Object Oriented Analysis and Design
Software Engineering
Logic and its applications
Computer Graphics and Multimedia Technologies
Web Technologies and E-Governance

Semester III

Thesis (starts)

Semester IV

Thesis (contd.)

Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing

Introduction to wireless networking, Advantages and disadvantages of wireless networking, Evolution of mobile communication generations- CDMA, FDMA, TDMA. Challenges in mobile computing, Coping with uncertainties, Resource poorness, Banwidth.

Cellular Concept- Cellular architecture, Frequency reuse, Channel assignment strategies, Handoff strategies, Interference and system capacity, Improving coverage and capacity in cellular systems, MAC protocols for digital cellular systems such as GSM, IEEE 802.11 a, b, g, TCP over wireless networks, Approaches to improve transport layer performance.

File System Support for Mobility: Distributed file sharing for mobility support, Coda and other storage manager for mobility support, Introduction to Mobile Transaction and Commerce, Kangaroo and Joey transactions, team transaction. Recovery model for mobile transactions. Electronic payment and protocols for mobile commerce.

Ad hoc Network: Introduction, 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.

Security in wireless Networks – Vulnerabilities, Security models, Applications- Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, Wireless sensors networks
Laboratory- The lab work will be based on the configuration of wireless LANs using access points, routers etc, implementation of WAP protocol stack, wireless programming using Bluetooth, mobile application development etc.

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