M. Phil., Computer Science Syllabi - Core

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M. Phil., Computer Science Syllabi
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Core

Semester I

Course Code: MPH08102

Core Course II


Frontier Research Areas in Computer Science

Unit I

Grid Computing
:

Grid Computing & Key Issues


Applications


Other Approaches


Grid Computing Standards


Pra
gmatic Course of Investigation.

Grid Benefits &
Status of Technology:

Motivations


History of Computing, Communications and Grid
Computing


Grid Computing Prime Time


Suppliers and Vendors


Economic Value


Challenges.
Components of Grid Computing Sys
tems and Architectures:

Basic
Constituent Elements
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A Functional View


A Physical View


Service View.

Unit II

Human Computer Interaction
:

On the effective Use and Reuse of HCI Knowledge


Introduction


Theories and Cognitive models
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Claims, Products an
d Artifacts


Generalizing Claims and reusing HCI
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Distributed Cognition
Introduction


A
distributed cognition approach: Socially Distributed Cognition


Embodied Cognition


Culture and Cognition


Ethnography of distributed Cognitive Systems
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An
inte
grated framework for research:
Ship Navigation


Airline Cockpit Automation


Beyond direct manipulation


History enriched digital objects
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PAD++ zoomable
multiscale interfaces

Unit III

Adhoc Networks
:
Introduction

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F
undamentals of wireless Communicati
on
Technology
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum
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Radio Propagation Mechanisms
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Characteristics of the Wireless Channel
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IEEE 802.11a,b Standard
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Origin of Ad
Hoc: Packet Radio Networks
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Technical Challenges. Architecture of PRNETs
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Components of Packet
Radios
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Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
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Heterogeneity in Mobile
Devices
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Wireless Sensor Networks
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Traffic Profiles
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Types of Ad Hoc Mobile
Communications
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Types of Mobile Host Movements
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Challenges Facing Ad Hoc
Mobile Networks
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Ad Hoc Wireless Internet
.

Unit V

Digital Image Processing
:
Continuous And Discrete Images And Systems :Light,
Luminance, Brightness and Contrast, Eye, The Monochrome Vision Model, Image
Processing Problems and Applications, Vision Camera, Digital Processing System, 2
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D
Sampling T
heory, Aliasing, Image Quantization, Lloyd Max Quantizer, Dither, Color
Images, Linear Systems And Shift Invariance, Fourier Transform, ZTransform, Matrix
Theory Results, Block Matrices and Kronecker Products. Image Transforms : 2
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D
orthogonal and Unitary
transforms, 1
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D and 2
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D DFT, Cosine, Sine, Walsh,
Hadamard, Haar, Slant, Karhunen
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loeve, Singular value Decomposition transforms.



Unit V

Parallel Computing
:
Introduction to parallel computing


Parallel Programming
platforms


Principles of parallel al
gorithm design


Basic communications operations


analytical modeling of parallel programs



Books for Study

1.
A Networking Approach to Grid Computing, Daniel Minoli, Wiley Publication

2.
Donald Hearn M. Pauline Baker “Computer Graphics” 1992, PHI (Units

I and II)

3
. Human Computer Interaction in the New Millennium, John M. Carroll, Pearson



Education, 2002

4.
A
d Hoc Wireless Networks: Architectures and Protocols, C

Siva Ram Murthy and

B.S. Manoj, Prentice Hall PTR 2004.

5. A
d Hoc Mobile Wireless N
etworks: Protocols and Systems, C.K. Toh, Prentice Hall,

PTR 2001.

6
. Anil K. Jain, “Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing”, PHI, 1995.

7
. Sid Ahmed M.A., “Image Processing”, McGraw Hill Inc, 1995.


8.
Ananth Crama, Anshul Gupta, George Karypis and
Vipul kumar, “Introduction to

P
arallel Computing, Pearson education, New Delhi 2004