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Hybrid model for wireless mobility management using IPv6
Author(s): Douglas P. Howie; Junzhao Sun; Antti T. Koivisto
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Paper Abstract

Within the coming decade, there will be a dramatic increase in the availability of inexpensive, computationally powerful mobile devices running applications which use the Internet Protocol (IP) to access multimedia services over broad-band wireless connections. To this end, there has been extensive research and standardization in the areas of Mobile IP and IPv6. The purpose of this paper is to apply this work to the issues involved in designing a mobility model able to adapt to different wireless mobile IP scenarios. We describe the usefulness of this model in the 4th generation mobile multimedia systems to come. This new model has been synthesized through a comparative analysis of current mobile IP models where particular attention has been given to the problems of mobile IP handoff and mobility management and their impact on QoS. By applying a unique perspective to these problems, our model is used to set a roadmap for future mobile IPv6 testbed construction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 July 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4531, Modeling and Design of Wireless Networks, (27 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.434458
Show Author Affiliations
Douglas P. Howie, Univ. of Oulu (Finland)
Junzhao Sun, Univ. of Oulu (Finland)
Antti T. Koivisto, Univ. of Oulu (Finland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4531:
Modeling and Design of Wireless Networks
Edwin K. P. Chong, Editor(s)

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