University of the South Pacific
Area of Study
Taught In English
CS112: Data Structures and Algorithms
Course Level Recommendations
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Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewMobile middleware is an important pillar in the modern-day distributed computing systems. This course provides a comprehensive overview of mobile middleware technologies leading up to detailed treatment of core topical areas on messaging, publish/subscribe, and data synchronisation. Standards and Research systems including current state-of-the-art systems like Symbian, Java 2 Micro Edition, W3C technologies will be presented. Case studies related to mobile service platforms, mobile XML processing, thin clients, rich clients, and mobile servers would be also discussed.Course ContentTopics covered include:- Introduction to mobile middleware architectures and platforms like Java ME, Symbian, and Android.- Principles and patterns for mobile computing.- Interoperability and standards (wireless communication standards, W3C standards, IETF standards)- Mobile Messaging Architecture, services.- Publish and Subscribe.- Data Synchronisation- Security, Scalability and reliability- Application and service case studies
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