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Mobile and Pervasive Computing (CS710)

Subjective, Short Questions from Past Papers

 

Subjective Questions

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(Mid, 2016, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. )

How Hardware Abstraction Library exists?

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(Mid, 2016, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. )

Why Hardware Abstraction Libraries (HAL) is used in android?

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(Mid, 2016, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. )

What is the difference between multi-device application and multi modal application?

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(Mid, 2016, Fall, Marks = 10, Lesson No. )

Describe symbian packages and how to use splitting pakages in symbian?

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 37)

Differentiate between Intents and Broadcast Receivers.

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Intents and Broadcast Receivers in Android

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 15, Lesson No. 41)

In Android, content provider uses cursors. Show an example of how cursor is written (code) and explain the purpose of cursor in Android.

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Use of Cursors in Content Providers in Android

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 23)

Briefly give an overview of the file systems used in Windows Phone 7 OS.

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File System used by Windows Phone 7 Operating System

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 34)

Briefly interpret the development model of BlackBerry.

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Development Model of BlackBerry (BB)

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 36)

What are the types of Android Apps?

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Types of Android Applications

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 10, Lesson No. 44)

Explain widgets. What steps are needed to write the widgets?

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Widget: Steps to write a widget

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 10, Lesson No. 35)

What is JailBreaking in iOS? How is it helpful for user to come out of limitations?

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JailBreaking in iOS: Helpful for users to come out of limitations

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 10, Lesson No. 39)

Comprehensively give the details of building blocks of Android Application.

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 10, Lesson No. 33)

Being an efficient code developer of BlackBerry, how would you make the use of best practices for writing the efficient code?

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 15, Lesson No. 39)

Give a brief overview of different states of activity life cycle in Android.

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 35)

How the security model is used to implement the system protection in iOS?

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(Final, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 32)

Which measures could be taken while app deployment to achieve security against attacks in Windows Phone 7?

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Effectiveness of the security model of Windows Phone 7 against threats

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(Mid, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 22)

Give a brief overview of window phone 7 operating system development and launching.

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(Mid, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 10)

Write the major categories of functionalities provided by windows API.

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(Mid, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 10)

Give a brief overview of organization of modular software stack of Symbian operating system.

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(Mid, 2015, Fall, Marks = 10, Lesson No. 14)

Which are the major areas in Android that are enhanced than Linux Kernel.

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(Mid, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. )

How the run time power management model is efficient in android to save the power in android environment?

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(Mid, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. )

What are the basic constraints in mobile computing?

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(Mid, 2015, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. )

Zygote process has a key role in the functionality of android. Justify.

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(Final, 2014, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 34)

How could Java Native Interface (JNI) call be helpful to Android?

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Java Native Interface (JNI) in Android

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(Final, 2014, Fall, Marks = 10, Lesson No. 34)

Discuss the network architecture of BlackBerry enterprise services.

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Network architecture of BlackBerry enterprise services

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(Final, 2014, Fall, Marks = 10, Lesson No. 32)

How the security model of Windows Phone 7 is effective against threats?

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Effectiveness of the security model of Windows Phone 7 against threats

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(Final, 2014, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 37)

Explain the concept of services in Android.

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Concept of Services in Android

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(Final, 2014, Fall, Marks = 5, Lesson No. 35)

What are the cross layer services provided by the core services layer in the iPhone OS architecture?

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Cross layer services by the Core service layer of iPhone OS (iOS) Architecture