An Analytical Performance Measure for Smooth Handoff in Mobile IPv6

Date Added: Dec 2009
Format: PDF

Mobility is the most important feature of a wireless communication system. The mobile device needs to connect multiple points of connection and perhaps multiple networks as it moves from one location to another. Handover management is the way a network uses to maintain connection to a mobile user as it moves and changes its access point to the network. The IETF's mobile IP that uses mobile agents to support seamless handoffs, making it possible for mobile hosts to roam from subnet to subnet without changing IP addresses.