Smarter Route Optimization for Mobile IP
Conference: PIMRC 2005 - 16th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
09/11/2005 - 09/14/2005 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: PIMRC 2005
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Wong, K. Daniel (Department of Information Technology, Malaysia University of Science and Technology, Kelana Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia,)
Route optimization in Mobile IP is based on the assumption that the direct path from a correspondent node to a mobile node is more optimal than the indirect path. The indirect path goes through the mobile node’s home agent, so the assumption seems reasonable. However, we analyze situations where the direct path may in fact be more optimal than the indirect path. We then propose measurement-based approaches to route optimization that are more likely to result in the use of the path with lower latency.