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Mobility Management across Heterogeneous Access Networks

by Fatma A. Al Emam, Mohamed E. Nasr, Ahmed S. Samra
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 106 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Fatma A. Al Emam, Mohamed E. Nasr, Ahmed S. Samra

Fatma A. Al Emam, Mohamed E. Nasr, Ahmed S. Samra . Mobility Management across Heterogeneous Access Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications. 106, 9 ( November 2014), 54-61. DOI=10.5120/18552-9814

@article{ 10.5120/18552-9814,
author = { Fatma A. Al Emam, Mohamed E. Nasr, Ahmed S. Samra },
title = { Mobility Management across Heterogeneous Access Networks },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { November 2014 },
volume = { 106 },
number = { 9 },
month = { November },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 54-61 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/18552-9814 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%A Mohamed E. Nasr
%A Ahmed S. Samra
%T Mobility Management across Heterogeneous Access Networks
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 106
%N 9
%P 54-61
%D 2014
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

To satisfy customer demand for a high mobility services in heterogeneous network; Mobile protocol is needed to make intelligent and optimized handover. This paper is a comparative study between mobility management solutions such as (MIPv6 , NEMO , FHMIP and MIPv6 integrated with IEEE802. 21) in heterogeneous networks to find out which of them performs better when it comes to send datagram from the correspondent node to the mobile node. Different scenarios were carried out to measure delay and throughput metrics of mobile node while roaming using NS2 (Network Simulator 2). The results showed that mobility protocols integrated with IEEE802. 21 performed better in all the tests done and the overall expected handover (both L2 and L3) latency can be reduced even in vehicular environment.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences


MIPv6 FHMIPv6 Handover Mobility MIH NEMO