Mobility as a first class function
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Seamless host mobility has been a desirable feature for a long time, but was not part of the original design of the Internet architecture or protocols. Current approaches to network-layer mobility typically require additional network-layer entities for mobility management, which add complexity to the current engineering landscape of the Internet. We present a host-based, end-to-end architecture for host mobility using the Identifier-Locator Network Protocol (ILNP). ILNP provides mobility support as a first class function, since mobility management is controlled and managed by the end-systems, and does not require additional network-layer entities. We demonstrate an instance of ILNP that is a superset of IPv6 – called ILNPv6 – that is implemented by extending the current IPv6 code in the Linux kernel. We make a direct comparison of performance of ILNPv6 and Mobile IPv6, showing the improved performance of ILNPv6.
Phoomikiatissak , D & Bhatti , S N 2015 , Mobility as a first class function . in 11th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, WiMob 2015 . IEEE , pp. 850-859 , 11th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications , Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates , 19/10/15 . DOI: 10.1109/WiMOB.2015.7348051conference
11th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, WiMob 2015
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