CMPCD3024 Mobile Computing

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Nov 24, 2013 (3 years and 10 months ago)

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CMPCD3024

Mobile Computing


Runs in: Semester 2



Module Leader:

Dr. Paul Fergus

Who is involved?


Dr. Paul Fergus


Room:
BY712


Tel: 231
-
2089


Email: P.Fergus@ljmu.ac.uk

Course overview


To develop an in
-
depth understanding of the theory and
practice of mobile computing.


To discuss current developments in mobile computing


To provide an in
-
depth study of mobile devices,
applications and middleware services for the support of
mobile systems.


Aims:


Analyse and evaluate the structure of various mobile
computing architectures such as mobile telephony
and mobile Internet.


Demonstrate an in
-
depth awareness of the
approaches and practices used to build mobile
communication infrastructures.


Analyse and evaluate, critically, the provision of
mobile computing and their impact on mobile
systems design

Learning outcomes


After completing the module you should be
able to:


Explain what mobile computing is and how
it differs to fixed computing systems


Understand and distinguish what the
differences are between wired and wireless
networks


Critically evaluate what the important
issues are in mobile computing


Discuss applications that can be developed
using mobile computing technologies and
why and in what ways are they important

Syllabus


The Mobile Environment


Limitations of Mobile Computing


Advantages of Mobile Computing


Mobile Networking (high
-
level focus)


Networking models such as GSM, GPRS


Wireless Application Protocol


Mobile IP


Context Awareness


Adaptivity


Location
-
based Services


Mobile File Systems


Caching strategies


Disconnected Use


Ubiquitous Computing


Networked Appliances


Embedded Internet


Assessment details



25% Coursework


A practical application



75% Exam


‘3 out of 4’ style



5 past papers available

Questions




Any detailed questions, please contact me at

email:
p.fergus@ljmu.ac.uk