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Enhancements to Mobile IP with Active Networks

  • Kwan-Wu Chin
  • Mohan Kumar
  • Craig Farrell
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1942)

Abstract

This paper investigates application of active networking technology to enhance Internet Engineering TaskF orce (IETF) Mobile IP. We propose an active delivery scheme (ADS) that enhances the operation of Mobile IP. ADS contains the following functionalities: redirection of packets, fast handoff, efficient delivery of binding updates and a frameworkfor aggregation location update messages. Simulation results show significant improvements in transmission control protocol (TCP) performance with ADS. The performance of ADS is compared with those of original and optimised schemes. The improvements due to ADS are most significant when both communicating ends are mobile and during high handoff latencies.

Keywords

Transmission Control Protocol Mobile Host None None Home Agent Congestion Window 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kwan-Wu Chin
    • 1
  • Mohan Kumar
    • 1
  • Craig Farrell
    • 2
  1. 1.School of ComputingCurtin University of TechnologyBentleyWestern Australia
  2. 2.NetworkHa rmoni Inc.San DiegoUSA

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