A framework for end-to-end RSVP context transfer in mobile IPv6

  • Liu Chu-da Email author
  • Qian De-pei 
  • Liu Yi 
  • Li Yan-ping 
  • Xiao Kai-ping 


A framework for end-to-end RSVP context transfer in Mobile IPv6 (MIPv6) based on the architecture of F-HMIPv6 is proposed in this paper. The scheme provides an end-to-end RSVP context transfer for real-time applications to overcome the weakness of Context Transfer Protocol which can not meet the need of end-to-end QoS mechanisms because contexts are only transferred between Access Routers (ARs), therefore they can promptly get the same forwarding process, minimize the handover service disruption, and avoid initiating the end-to-end RSVP signaling from scratch after an MN performs handovers. It may also reduce the signaling overhead and handover latencies by adopting the F-HMIPv6architecture. The performance of the approach is compared with the re-initiating RSVP signaling to re-establish QoS states using network simulator, and the numerical results show that the scheme has the less latency and packet loss than that of the re-initiating approach.

Key words

RSVP context transfer F-HMIPv6 mobile IPv6 

CLC number

TP391 TP393 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liu Chu-da 
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Qian De-pei 
    • 1
    • 3
  • Liu Yi 
    • 1
  • Li Yan-ping 
    • 1
  • Xiao Kai-ping 
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.Changsha Aeronautical Vocation Technical CollegeChangshaChina
  3. 3.School of ComputerBeihang UniversityBeijingChina

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