Checking date: 10/05/2018


Course: 2019/2020

Mobility, security and usability aspects in ubiquitous computing and the future internet
(16144)
Study: Master in Telematics Engineering (264)
EPI


Coordinating teacher: MARIN LOPEZ, ANDRES

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Telematic Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
Students taking this course are expected to have prior knowledge on fundamentals of security and the Network, Transport and Application Layers of the TCP/IP model.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
After finishing the course, students will be able to: - Understand the concept of Ubiquitous computing, with a focus on its security, mobility and usability challenges, their limits in the current Internet and their evolution trends. - State of the art knowledge on identity management, trust, reputation, authorization and risk management in the Future Internet. - State of the art knowledge on mobility: service, user, terminal mobility and localization. - State of the art knowledge on usability, focusing on power consumption, movement and user behavior prediction, user customization and social immersion.
Description of contents: programme
1. Fundamental aspects of security on Ubiquitous Computing and the Future Internet: Authentication, authorization, identity management, trust and reputation and Privacy. Usability. 2. Next generation protocols for the higher Layers: Survey of Internet of Things, Application Layer Protocols for the Internet of Things, Service Discovery Protocols, Transport Layer Security in IoT, TCP evolution, Controlling Queue Delay. 3. Context aware applications: localization, power consumption, long fat network performance, user customization, information dissemination.
Learning activities and methodology
Students will submit a report and make a public presentation, deepening on one of the topics from the course (1 ECTS credit).
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • A. Al-Fuqaha, M. Guizani, M. Mohammadi, M. Aledhari and M. Ayyash. "Internet of Things: A Survey on Enabling Technologies, Protocols, and Applications," . IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 2347-2376. Fourthquarter 2015
  • D. Hankerson, A. Menezes, S. Vanstone. Guide to Elliptic Curve Cryptography,. Springer,. 2004.
  • Gopalratnam, K.; Cook, D.J.,. "Online Sequential Prediction via Incremental Parsing: The Active LeZi Algorithm," . in Intelligent Systems, IEEE , vol.22, no.1, pp.52-58, . Jan.-Feb. 2007
  • J. H. Silverman. An Introduction to the Theory of Elliptic Curves. Summer School on Computational Number Theory and Applications to Cryptography. 2006.
  • OASIS. eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) Version 3.0 Specification. . OASIS Standard. . January 2013
  • OASIS. Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) Version 2.0 Specification. . OASIS Standard. . March 2005
  • Rahman,Wang. Resource Discovery of IoT. The Internet Protocol Journal, Volume 19, No. 2. June 2016
  • Shelby, Z., Hartke, K., and C. Bormann. The Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP). RFC 7252. June 2014
  • V. Karagiannis, P. Chatzimisios, F. Vázquez-Gallego, J. Alonso-Zarate. A Survey on Application Layer Protocols for the Internet of Things. ransaction on IoT and Cloud Computing, Vol. 1, No. 1. January 2015
  • Villaverde, B.C.; De Paz Alberola, R.; Jara, A.J.; Fedor, S.; Das, S.K.; Pesch, D.. Service Discovery Protocols for Constrained Machine-to-Machine Communications. Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE , vol.16, no.1, pp.41-60. First Quarter 2014
Additional Bibliography
  • G. Huston. TCP Protocol Wars. Internet Protocol Journal, Volume 18, Number 2. June 2015
  • N. Cardwell, Y. Cheng, C. S. Gunn, S. H. Yeganeh, V. Jacobson. BBR: Congestion-Based Congestion Control. ACM Queue, vol. 14. September-October 2016
  • Subir Varma. Internet Congestion Control. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA. 2015

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.