B.E. / B.

Tech DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2008 Seventh Semester Information Technology IT1402 – MOBILE COMPUTING (Regulation 2004) Time: Three hours Maximum: 100 marks Answer ALL questions PART A – (10 x 2=20 marks)

1. Differentiate analog modulation and digital modulation. 2. How are guard spaces realized between users in CDMA? 3. What are the general problems of satellite signals travelling from a satellite to receiver? 4. Differentiate symmetrical and asymmetrical communication system. 5. What is HIPERLAN? 6. How is mobility restricted using WLANS? 7. What could be quick ‘solutions’ and why don’t they work? 8. What advantages does the use of IPV 6 offer for mobility? 9. Write the advantages and disadvantages of mobile TCP. 10. Define fast retransmit.

PART B – (5 x 16 = 80 marks) 11. (a) Explain in detail about multiplexing. Or (b) Explain the following : (i) MAC (ii) SDMA.

12. (a) Explain the functional architecture of a GSM system. Or (b) Discuss about digital video broadcasting. 13. (a) Explain the concept of blue tooth architecture. Or (b) Explain the concept of IEEE 802.11 medium access control layer.

14. (a) Explain the following : (i) DSDV [Marks 8] (ii) Ad-hoc DSR. [Marks 8] Or (b) Discuss about tunneling and encapsulation mechanism and reverse tunneling. 15. (a) Explain and detail about traditional TCP. Or (b) (i) Briefly explain about indirect and snooping TCP. [Marks 8] (ii) Briefly discuss about WAP.[Marks 8]

B.E./B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2009. Seventh Semester Information Technology IT1402- MOBILE COMPUTING (Regulation 2004)

Time: Three hours Maximum:100 marks Answer ALL questions.

For more question papers of Information technology (IT) department PART A- (10 X 2= 20 Marks) 1. Why do Hidden and Exposed terminal problems arise? 2. Differentiate Broadcast from Multicast. 3. Detail the features of MSAT. 4. How can an efficient routing be made in satellite systems? 5. When are tuning frequency and frequency considered? 6. How can you utilize mobile antennas efficiently? 7. Compare various modulation techniques. 8. When it's required to go for GMSK, GFSK and DQPSK? 9. In what functionality Switches differ from Routers? 10. How and why does I-TCP isolate problems on the wireless link? PART B - (5 X 16 = 80 Marks)


11. (a) Consider three users and Barker code of six bits each for the users transmitting the signals, introduce noise and near/far problem while transmitting and reconstruct the data in the receiving side providing the proper countermeasures for the complications. (Note: Use CDMA technologies) (Marks 16) (Or) (b) (i) Table the frequency bands useed for wireless applications with their ranges, propagation models and applications. (Marks 6) (ii) Represent diagrammatically the protocol machines for multiple access with collision avoidance. (Marks 10) 12. (a) (i) Sketch the data network in your campus. How many hosts are there and how large is the user population? What is the speed of the access link to the Internet? How so you gain access to the Internet? How much does home access to the Internet costs? (Marks 10) (ii) Why are so many different identifiers/addresses (e.g. MSISDN, TMSI, IMSI) needed in GSM? Give reasons and distinguish between user- related and system related identifiers. (Marks 6) (Or) (b) (i) Consider a mobile user who is migrating from a place to another place, provide him a seamless service by satellite system, also sketch the architecture. (Marks 8) (ii) Discuss the importance of DECT Protocol Layers. (Marks 8) 13. (a) (i) Detail the time- bounded service on top of the standard DCF mechanism where ad hoc networks cannot use the function. (Marks 8) (ii) Discuss the PHY frame format of an IEEE 802.11 using the spread spectrum technique which separates by code. (Marks 8) (Or) (b) (i) The channel access control sublayer of HIPERLAN offers a connectionless data transfer service to the higher MAC layer. Justify the above statement with related references. (Marks 10) (ii) Discuss the functionalities and support provided by L2CAP. (Marks 6) 14. (a) Discuss and detail the differences in topology reorganization in DSDV and DSR routing

protocols. (Marks 16) (Or) (b) (i) What are the general problems of mobile IP regarding security and support of quality of service? (Marks 8) (ii) Name the inefficiencies of mobile IP regarding data forwarding from a correspondent node to a mobile node. What are optimizations and what additional problems do they cause? (Marks 8) 15. (a) What are the major difference between WAP 2.0 and WAP 1.x? What influenced the WAP 2.0 development? (Marks 16) (Or) (b) Detail about UTMS Radio Interfaces in Frequency Division Duplex and Time Division Duplex modes. (Marks 16)