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A Conceptual Approach to Location Management in Wireless Networks


  • Department of Multimedia, Namseoul University, Cheonan, Korea, Republic of


In this paper, in terms of conceptual aspects, we highlight the various common key features and issues involved in the design of the location management scheme for wireless networks. Besides, regardless of supported network types, we briefly review and analyze the main features such as the conceptual basic ideas, key design principles and performance considerations on the existing location management schemes for wireless networks. We expect that the results can provide a comprehensive insight for designing more efficient location management scheme in future wireless networks as well as for fundamentally understanding the various existing location management schemes regardless of supported network types.


Location Management, MIPv6, PMIPv6, Wireless Networks

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