This course will cover a broad selection of topics in mobile computing architectures and protocols. Students will learn the principles of Mobile Computing and its enabling technologies, and explore solutions and paradigm shifts. The solutions and paradigm shifts address the issue of limited bandwidth and unreliability of wireless medium while taking advantage of mobility. The focus is on examining strategies and algorithms to achieve design goals such as performance, reliability, scalability, consistency and security in wireless mobile applications. The course will have a project component in which students will develop multimedia applications involving real-time communications as well as data storage for WLAN (Wireless Local Area Networks), WPAN (Wireless Personal Area Networks) or MANET (Mobile Ad-hoc Networks) platforms.
This is a CST BTech course. CST BTech courses are also open to non-bachelor program students. CST Bachelor program students have up to seven (7) years to complete the Bachelor program starting from the date of their first Technical degree-level course or the date of acceptance to the Bachelor program, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST. Please note that COMP 8531 is offered once a year in the Spring term.
This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)
Upon successful completion, the student will:
Develop thorough understanding of cellular networks.
Develop thorough understanding of IEEE 802.11 and mobile IP.
Develop thorough understanding of MANETs.
Examine strategies and algorithms to achieve design goals such as performance, reliability, scalability, consistency, and security in wireless mobile applications deployed on WLAN, WPAN, MANET and the sensor networks.
Examine modeling techniques for mobile computing environments.
Effective as of Winter 2008
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