Mobility work re-visited not considered harmful

Trossen, Dirk, Vasilakos, Xenophon, Flegkas, Paris, Sourlas, Vassilis and Parisis, George (2011) Mobility work re-visited not considered harmful. Published in: Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems and Workshops (ICUMT); Budapest, Hungary; 5-7 October 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ISSN 2157-0221 ISBN 9781457706820

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Abstract

The Internet is a universal source of information for its users. However, obtaining desired content has become the main focus of interest rather than the communication with machine endpoints. The increased availability of mobile devices makes such desired access continuous in time and space, adding an extra dimension and level of complexity for satisfying users' needs. Together with the almost ubiquitous availability of computing and storage resources, this has led to efforts that focus on disseminating information to a possibly changing set of consumers. In this paper, we revisit several strands of IP mobility work with respect to the benefit when being seen from an information-centric networking (ICN) angle. We present a set of architecture invariants together with a functional model, both of which allow for formulating the various concepts of mobility from an ICN angle. We furthermore present and evaluate two approaches to support mobility in ICN, a proactive one based on prefetching subscriptions to possible reconnection points of a mobile node and a reactive one based on buffer relocation. Finally, we also outline various challenges in evaluating such approaches, these challenges caused by the paradigm change that ICN constitutes.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Keywords: Internet;mobile computing;mobile handsets;ICN angle;IP mobility;Internet;buffer relocation;computing resources;information-centric networking angle;mobile devices;mobile node;storage resources;universal source;Context;IP networks;Manganese;Mobile communication;Protocols;Publish-subscribe;Subscriptions;Information-Centric Networking;Mobility;Publish-Subscribe
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: Georgios Angelos Parisis
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2013 14:21
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 11:21
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/46933
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