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Mobile Computing, 2/e  by Raj kamal

Mobile Computing, 2/e

Author(s): Raj kamal
9780198068914
Paperback
14 Dec 2011
640  Pages
Price:  525.00
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  • About the Book
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The second edition of Mobile Computing is a comprehensive text with updated coverage of recent trends and advancements in the fast-moving field of computing in mobile environment. Designed to serve as a textbook for the students of CSE, IT, ECE, and those pursuing MCA, it offers an insight into the fundamental principles behind different access technologies as well as their service and application aspects.


The second edition of Mobile Computing is a comprehensive text with updated coverage of recent trends and advancements in the fast-moving field of computing in mobile environment. Designed to serve as a textbook for the students of CSE, IT, ECE, and those pursuing MCA, it offers an insight into the fundamental principles behind different access technologies as well as their service and application aspects.

The first few chapters give a balanced presentation of the concepts of mobile computing and mobile communication, including 2G, 2.5G, 3G, 3G+, and 4G communication systems, mobile satellite communication networks, mobile IP, mobile TCP and digital audio-video broadcasting, and mobile TV. The subsequent chapters provide a systematic explanation of mobile computing as a discipline in itself. The book provides an in-depth coverage of mobile systems and devices, mobile operating systems used for application development, mobile databases, client-server computing agents, application servers, security protocols, mobile Internet, and ad-hoc and sensor networks.


  • Includes useful pedagogical features such as keywords, review questions, and objective type questions for self-study
  • Provides an up-to-date coverage of Wireless LAN, DECT, HSPA, WCDMA, WiMax, LTE, mobile ad-hoc and wireless sensor networks
  • Contains programs and sample codes for building successful mobile applications
    New to the Second Edition
  • New sections on emerging technologies such as IPsec, i-mode, WAP, Ultra-Wide-Band, Near-field Communication, VoIP, and ZigBee
  • Detailed discussion on application development platforms, and the latest mobile operating systems such as Phone 7, Symbian, and Android
  • Plenty of examples on modulation techniques, CDMA, spread spectrum, OFDM, and other communication protocols



    Preface to the Second Edition

    Preface to the First Edition

    Abbreviations and Acronyms


    Chapter 1 Mobile Communications: An Overview

    Chapter 2 Mobile Devices and Systems

    Chapter 3 GSM and Other 2G Architectures

    Chapter 4 Wireless Medium Access Control, CDMA, 3G And 4G Communication

    Chapter 5 Mobile IP Network Layer

    Chapter 6 Mobile Transport Layer

    Chapter 7 Databases and Mobile Computing

    Chapter 8 Data Dissemination and Systems for Broadcasting

    Chapter 9 Data Synchronization in Mobile Computing Systems

    Chapter 10 Mobile Devices: Application Servers and Management

    Chapter 11 Mobile Ad-Hoc and Wireless Sensor Networks

    Chapter 12 Mobile Wireless Short-Range Networks and Mobile Internet

    Chapter 13 Mobile Application Languages-Xml and Java

    Chapter 14 Mobile Application Development Platforms

    Solutions to Objective Type Questions

    Bibliography

    Index

Raj kamal is currently Senior Professor, School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore.