Analysis and evaluation of layer 2 assisted fast mobile IPv6 handovers in a WLAN environment

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dc.contributor.author Dimopoulou, L en
dc.contributor.author Leoleis, G en
dc.contributor.author Venieris, IS en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:43:07Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:43:07Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en
dc.identifier.issn 15301346 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/31243
dc.subject Mobile Host en
dc.subject Packet Loss en
dc.subject Performance Metric en
dc.subject layer 2 en
dc.subject Link Layer en
dc.subject.other Packet networks en
dc.subject.other Wireless telecommunication systems en
dc.subject.other Buffering capabilities en
dc.subject.other Handover management en
dc.subject.other Packet loss en
dc.subject.other Performance metrics en
dc.subject.other Network protocols en
dc.title Analysis and evaluation of layer 2 assisted fast mobile IPv6 handovers in a WLAN environment en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1109/ISCC.2005.32 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISCC.2005.32 en
heal.publicationDate 2005 en
heal.abstract While handover management has been traditionally using radio technology specific mechanisms, the need for integration of this diverse network environment has obviated the 'push' of the handover functionality to the access-agnostic IP layer. In this context, we study and analyze the implications of the link-layer agnostic operation of the IP handover control on the handoff performance, having as a reference the Fast Mobile IPv6 protocol. We show that the behavior of the protocol is highly dependent on the timely availability of link layer information - this determines whether a reactive or a proactive operation will be executed -. Last, we provide some quantitative results for performance metrics such as the disruption time and the packet loss perceived by a single mobile host under varying conditions of link-layer trigger time availability, buffering capabilities and beacon intervals. © 2005 IEEE. en
heal.journalName Proceedings - IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/ISCC.2005.32 en
dc.identifier.spage 327 en
dc.identifier.epage 332 en

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