Course Title: 
Mobile and Wireless Technologies
Course Code: 
Year Taught: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School of Arts and Sciences

'Mobile and Wireless Technologies' is an elective course offered in the M. Phil. in Computer Science & IT (Part time) at School of Arts and Science, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.  

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to modern digital mobile and wireless communication systems.

Unit I:

GSM –Mobile services ,system architecture ,Radio interface ,protocols, Localization and calling, Handover, security- 27--31 GPRS ,HSCDC

Unit II:

Wireless LAN:IEEE 802.11,system architecture- IEEE-802.11

Unit III:

protocol architecture, physical layers ,medium access control layers, MAC management 802.11b,802.11 a ,Hiper LAN

Unit IV:

Bluetooth, Adhoc network ,sensor network-Mobile IP, DHCP

Unit V:

Transport and application- TCP over wireless -indirect IP,snooping TCP, Mobile TCP –Fast retransmit/Fast recovery ,Transmission time out ,selective retransmission- Wireless Application Protocol.

Text Books:

  1. Mobile Communications by JochenSchiller,Pearson Education 2nd Edition
  2. Wireless communications & Networks by William stallings.
  3. Principles of Wireless Networks by KavehPahlavan and Prashanth Krishnamurthy, Prentic Hall 2002
  4. James F. Kurose et al.,”Computer Networking”, Addison Wesley, 2002.