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Mobile and distributed computing systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: A Zaslavsky

Caulfield First semester 2005 (Evening)

Synopsis: Theoretical foundations of mobile computing systems, wireless networks, advanced mobile applications. Architectures of mobile distributed computing systems; wireless network classification and management; mobile distributed file systems; failure recovery, fault tolerance and reliability of mobile computing systems; replication in mobile distributed systems; case studies for distributed mobile database systems; mobile information systems; advanced mobile computing applications and the Internet; research trends; synchronisation and global time concepts; transaction management mechanisms for mobile computing.

Assessment: Research paper and literature survey: 50% + Oral presentation: 15% + Practical work: 35%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prohibitions: COT5701