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On providing mobility management in WOBANs: Integration with PMIPv6 and MIH

Sanchez, M. Isabel and Urueña, Manuel and De la Oliva, Antonio and Hernández, José Alberto and Bernardos, Carlos Jesús (2013) On providing mobility management in WOBANs: Integration with PMIPv6 and MIH. [Magazine Articles]

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Abstract

The Wireless-Optical Broadband Access Network(WOBAN) is a promising access architecture that combines the high performance of optical networks with the ubiquity and convenience of wireless technologies. This article proposes a network based mobility framework that is specially tailored for WOBANs. The proposed architecture is based on Proxy Mobile IPv6 and IEEE 802.21 mobility management protocols, but it also defines a number of optimizations that enable the seamless handover of mobile nodes. In particular, the hierarchical architecture together with the broadcast-and-select nature of the optical part of the WOBAN are leveraged to: i) optimize the mobility of users with respect to the overall network resources, both at the wireless access and optical distribution parts, ii) remove the overhead of IP-in-IP tunneling between the PMIPv6 entities, and iii) perform an efficient bicasting during the handover process to minimize packet loss.

Item Type: Magazine Articles
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wireless-Optical Broadband Access Network (WOBAN); Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON); Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PMIPv6); IEEE802.21 Media Independent Han-dover (MIH) Services.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Maria Isabel Sanchez Bueno
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 13:39
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2014 07:46
URI: http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/id/eprint/525

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