Research Challenges in Mobility and Moving Networks: An Ambient Networks View

  • Ville Typpö
  • Jochen Eisl
  • Jan Höller
  • Ramón Agüero Calvo
  • Holger Karl
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 169)


This paper aims to address the deficiencies of current internetworking to support mobility and moving networks. We present a novel approach to consider networking in general — the concept of Ambient Networks 1 — and discuss related mobility problems. We bring forth several challenges for future research demanding an architectural approach in order to reach a solution in a uniform, efficient, and integrated fashion.

Key words

ambient network mobility moving network network architecture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ville Typpö
    • 1
  • Jochen Eisl
    • 2
  • Jan Höller
    • 3
  • Ramón Agüero Calvo
    • 4
  • Holger Karl
    • 5
  1. 1.VTT Technical Research Centre of FinlandOuluFinland
  2. 2.Siemens AGMunichGermany
  3. 3.Ericsson ABStockholmSweden
  4. 4.University of CantabriaSantanderSpain
  5. 5.Technical University of BerlinBerlinGermany

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