Exploring efficient imperative handover mechanisms for heterogeneous wireless networks

Mapp, Glenford E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0539-5852, Shaikh, Fatema, Aiash, Mahdi ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3984-6244, Vanni, Renata M. P., Augusto, Mario and Moreira, Edson (2009) Exploring efficient imperative handover mechanisms for heterogeneous wireless networks. In: Network-Based Information Systems, 2009. NBIS '09. International Conference. Duresi, Arjan, Barolli, Leonard, Enokido, Tomoya, Uehara, Minoru, Shakshuki, Elhada and Takizawa, Makoto, eds. IEEE, pp. 286-291. ISBN 9781424447466. [Book Section] (doi:10.1109/NBiS.2009.95)

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Abstract

The Next Generation Internet will provide ubiquitous
computing by the seamless operation of heterogeneous
wireless networks. It will also provide support for quality-ofservice, QoS, fostering new classes of applications and will havea built-in multi-level security environment. A key requirement of this new infrastructure will be support for efficient vertical handover. Y-Comm is a new architecture that will meet the challenge of this new environment. This paper explores the design of efficient imperative handover mechanisms using the Y-Comm Framework. It first looks at different types of handovers, then examines the Y-Comm Framework and shows how Y-Comm maps unto current mobile infrastructure. It then explores support for different handover mechanisms using Y-Comm. Finally, it highlights the development of a new testbed to further investigate
the proposed mechanisms.

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: 6487
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Depositing User: Dr G E Mapp
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2010 13:51
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2021 22:13
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/6487

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