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IP mobile multicast: Challenges and solutions.

Romdhani, Imed, Kellil, Mounir, Lach, Hong-Yon and Bouabdallah, Abdelmadjid (2004) IP mobile multicast: Challenges and solutions. IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 6 (1). pp. 18-41. ISSN 1553-877X

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    Abstract/Description

    This article outlines the challenges of IP multicast over Mobile IP. Then it provides a comprehensive overview of existing multicast solutions to handle mobile sources and
    receivers in both the Mobile IPv4 and the Mobile IPv6 environments. The solutions are classified into different classes in light of how the network infrastructure is used
    and the nature of the multicast members (receivers or sources). For each solution, we present a brief overview; we describe the architecture and the proposed protocol;
    we discuss the advantages and the limitations; and we compare qualitatively all the solutions of each class based on common criteria such as optimal routing, join latency, handover transparency, etc.

    Item Type: Article
    Print ISSN: 1553-877X
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    Uncontrolled Keywords: Mobile communications; Multicast; IP; Computing;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation > 384 Communications; telecommunication
    600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering
    000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
    Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
    H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
    Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
    Item ID: 1841
    Depositing User: RAE Import
    Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2008 16:56
    Last Modified: 06 Jun 2013 16:35
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/1841

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