An enhanced fast handover triggering mechanism for fast proxy mobile IPv6

Zhang, Lei & Tian, Yu-Chu (2016) An enhanced fast handover triggering mechanism for fast proxy mobile IPv6. Wireless Networks. (In Press)

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Abstract

Handover delay performance is a critical issue to support real-time applications in wireless networks. To address this issue, this paper presents an Enhanced fast handover Triggering Mechanism (ETM) to improve the handover performance of mobile nodes (MNs) in Fast Proxy Mobile IPv6 (FPMIPv6). Making use of the information from the link layer, the ETM predicts two cases that the MNs perform in the reactive handover mode. Then, it establishes the bi-directional tunnel in advance for fast handover. As a result, the reactive handover delay is significantly reduced. Integrating the ETM into FPMIPv6 forms an enhanced Fast Proxy Mobile IPv6 (eFPMIPv6) protocol. Simulation experiments show that with the presented ETM mechanism, the eFPMIPv6 outperforms the original FPMIPv6 in terms of the overall handover performance.

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ID Code: 98110
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Enhanced mobility IP, fast proxy mobile IPv6, fast handover, handover latency, protocol
DOI: 10.1007/s11276-016-1347-3
ISSN: 1022-0038
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Mobile Technologies (080502)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Networking and Communications (080503)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New York
Copyright Statement: The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11276-016-1347-3
Deposited On: 15 Aug 2016 00:56
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2016 17:19

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