Mobility Management Scheme for Reducing Location Traffic Cost in IMT-2000 Networks

  • Dong Chun Lee
  • Jeom Goo Kim
  • Kuinam J. Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2668)


In International Mobile Telecommunication-2000 (IMT-2000) networks, the location management method to which has been used has a structural drawback: as the number of users increase, Home Location Register (HLR) should be used in the third generation Mobile Networks (MNs). In this paper we propose a new mobile management where the trace of mobile terminals is left in the Visitor Location Registers (VLRs), so that a call can be connected by querying only to the VLRs rather than to the HLR when the terminal-terminated- call occurs. The proposed method distributes messages to VLRs and effectively reduces mobility management cost. In the number results, the proposed scheme shows the improvement.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong Chun Lee
    • 1
  • Jeom Goo Kim
    • 2
  • Kuinam J. Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. Computer ScienceHowon Univ.Korea
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer ScienceNamseoul Univ.Namseoul
  3. 3.Dept. of Information SecurityKyonggi Univ.Korea

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