Performance Evaluation of a Handover Scheme for Fast Moving Objects in Hierarchical Mobile Networks

  • In-Hye Shin
  • Gyung-Leen Park
  • Junghoon Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3991)


Reducing the handover latency has been one of the most critical research issues in Mobile IPv6. The research includes the fast handover, the hierarchical handover, and variations of them. This paper proposes a variation of the hierarchical handover and develops analytical models to compare the performance of the proposed scheme with that used in the hierarchical mobile networks. The performance evaluation shows that the proposed scheme is very effective for applications like Telematics where mobile nodes move fast. The paper also gives readers the threshold values with which they can select an optimal handover scheme for the given applications.


Mobile Node Mobile IPv6 Handover Latency Mobility Anchor Point Fast Handover 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • In-Hye Shin
    • 1
  • Gyung-Leen Park
    • 1
  • Junghoon Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and StatisticsCheju National UniversityJejuKorea

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