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A generic communication architecture for end to end mobility management in the Internet

Zhang, Lei and Sénac, Patrick and Diaz, Michel A generic communication architecture for end to end mobility management in the Internet. (2007) In: AusWireless 2007 : Proceedings of the The 2nd International Conference on Wireless Broadband and Ultra Wideband Communications, 27-30 Aug 2007, Sydney, Australia .

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Official URL: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/AUSWIRELESS.2007.5

Abstract

The proliferation of laptops, cellular phones, and other mobile computing platforms connected to the Internet has triggered numerous research works into mobile networking. The increasingly dense set of wireless access networks that can be potentially accessed by mobile users open the door to an era of pervasive computing. However, the puzzle of wireless access networks that tends to become the natural access networks to the Internet pushes legacy“wireoriented” communication architectures to their limit. Indeed, there is a critical gap between the increasingly used stream centric multimedia applications and the incapacity of legacy communication stacks to insure the continuity of these multimedia sessions for mobile users. This paper proposes a generic communication architecture (i.e. not dedicated to a specific protocol or technology) that aims to fill the gap between the application layer continuity needs and the discontinuity of the communication service inherent to the physical layer of wireless mobile networks. This paper introduces an end to end communication architecture that preserves efficiently session continuity in the context of mobile and wireless networks. This architecture is mainly based on end to end mechanisms that could be integrated into a new generation reconfigurable transport protocol. The proposed contribution efficiently satisfies mobility requirements such as efficient location management, fast handover, and continuous connection support.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Thanks to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The original PDF can be found on the IEEE website: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Université de Toulouse > Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse - INSA
Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE
Université de Toulouse > Université de Toulouse II-Le Mirail - UTM
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Deposited By: Lei ZHANG
Deposited On:10 Feb 2009 11:14

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