Optimized Handoff Decision Mechanisms for Scalable Network Mobility Support

  • Sangwook Kang
  • Yunkuk Kim
  • Woojin Park
  • Jaejoon Jo
  • Sunshin An
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3976)


Network Mobility (NEMO) is concerned with managing the mobility of an entire network and included one or more Mobile Routers (MRs) which are connected as gateways to the Internet. This paper proposes the optimal handoff decision mechanisms, not only avoiding the ‘ping-pong effect’ and frequent handoffs, but also reducing handoff latency under multi-hop network mobility. The simulation results demonstrate that the proposed method is well adapted for supporting network mobility over traditional handoff decision algorithms.


Mobile Node Access Router Mobile IPv6 Internet Connectivity Mobility Speed 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sangwook Kang
    • 1
  • Yunkuk Kim
    • 1
  • Woojin Park
    • 1
  • Jaejoon Jo
    • 1
  • Sunshin An
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electronics & computer EngKorea UniversitySeoulKorea

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