An architectural framework for heterogeneous networking.

Mapp, Glenford E. ORCID:, Cottingham, David, Shaikh, Fatema, Vidales, Pablo, Patanapongpibul, Leo, Baliosian, Javier and Crowcroft, Jon (2006) An architectural framework for heterogeneous networking. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems : Setúbal, Portugal, August 7 - 10, 2006 . Vasiu, Luminita, ed. Institute of Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, Portugal. ISBN 9789728865658.

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The growth over the last decade in the use of wireless networking devices has been explosive. Soon many
devices will have multiple network interfaces, each with very different characteristics. We believe that a
framework that encapsulates the key challenges of heterogeneous networking is required. Like a map clearly
helps one to plan a journey, a framework is needed to help us move forward in this unexplored area. The
approach taken here is similar to the OSImodel in which tightly defined layers are used to specify functionality,
allowing a modular approach to the extension of systems and the interchange of their components, whilst
providing a model that is more oriented to heterogeneity and mobility.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science > SensoLab group
A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
Item ID: 6493
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Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2010 09:26
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2019 15:56

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