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Course Name Mobile Computing and Security
Course Code 18SN707
Program M. Tech. in Cyber Security Systems & Networks
Credits Amritapuri
Year Taught 2018


Course Syllabus

Introduction to Mobile Computing: Mobile Computing Models, Design and Implementation, Mobile Architecture, Service Discovery protocol, Mobile P2P systems, Mobile Networking; Security in Mobile Computing: Information flow tracking, Privacy, Application Security, Execution transparency; Situation Awareness: Situation Models, Modeling situation awareness, Modelling Context and User; Location awareness: Indoor localization – Radar, Horus, Outdoor localization – Global Positioning Satellite, Assisted Global Positioning Satellite; Context-Aware Computing: Context modeling, Ontological based approach, Context Reasoning, Context-aware systems, Middleware in Context Aware Computing, Context-aware security, Proactive Computing.

Text Books / References

  1. F. Adelstein, S.K.S. Gupta, G.G. Richard III and L. Schwiebert, “Fundamentals of Mobileand Pervasive Computing”, McGraw Hill, 2005, ISBN: 0-07-141237-9.
  2. This will be a research paper based course. Students are expected to read, summarize and discuss assigned research papers in the field for each class.


“Mobile Computing and Security” is an elective course offered in M. Tech. in Cyber Security Systems & Networks program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.

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