Mobile Computing

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Oxford University Press, 2007 - Computers - 582 pages
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Mobile Computing is designed to serve as a textbook for students in the disciplines of computer science and engineering, electronics and communication engineering, and information technology. It describes the basic concepts of mobile computing and provides technical information about the various aspects of the subject as also the latest technologies that are currently in use. The first few chapters present a balanced view of mobile computing as well as mobile communication, including the 2G and 3G communication systems, mobile IP, and mobile TCP. The subsequent chapters provide a systematic explanation of mobile computing as a discipline in itself. The book provides an in-depth coverage of databases in mobile systems, methods of data caching, dissemination and synchronization, Bluetooth, IrDA and ZigBee protocols, data security, mobile ad hoc and wireless sensor networks, and programming languages and operating systems for mobile computing devices. Written in an easy-to-understand and student-friendly manner, the book includes several illustrative examples and sample codes. A comprehensive set of exercises is included at the end of each chapter

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Contents

Mobile Devices and Systems
48
GSM and Similar Architectures
79
Wireless Medium Access Control
132
Copyright

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Raj Kamal is currently Professor of Computer Science and Head of School of Electronics, Devi Ahilya University, Indore. A PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, he has about 40 years of experience in teaching and research. A prolific writer, he has authored 10 textbooks and published several research papers in journals of both international and national repute. His areas of interest are mobile computing, embedded systems, computer architecture and organization, data structures, microcontrollers, and Internet and Web technologies

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