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Network Assisted IP Mobility Support in Wireless LANs

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Network Assisted IP Mobility Support in Wireless LANs
In recent years, wide bandwidth and low cost wireless LAN (WLAN) technology has emerged as a competitive choice for high speed wireless Internet access. To support the Internet mobility for the frequently moving mobile nodes in the local WLAN environment, Mobile IP has been found to be inefficient due to its high location update and packet delivery cost. This paper proposes an alternative architecture for network-layer mobility support using dynamic client configuration and transparent proxy mechanism. The attractive feature of our solution is that it requires no change in the legacy network infrastructure. We have implemented a prototype of the proposed architecture, and have taken experimental measurements to evaluate its performance. Experimental results show that the proposed architecture is capable of supporting IP mobility with the handoff delay less than a second. In addition, we have done an analytical study to test the scalability of the proposed architecture. Results show ...
Wei Wu, Nilanjan Banerjee, Kalyan Basu, Sajal K. D
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Type Conference
Year 2003
Where NCA
Authors Wei Wu, Nilanjan Banerjee, Kalyan Basu, Sajal K. Das
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