Andreas Schieder

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1 Introduction In today's wired and wireless networks, the trends in networking technology very much point to a dominance of Internet technology with all its flavours. IP is the common " lingua franca " to enable the exchange of data across various networks. There is, however, an increasing divergence in the network control layer: different control(More)
The General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) is currently being standardized by the European Telecommunications Standard Institute (ETSI) to extend the services provided by the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM). GPRS is dedicated to support packet-oriented traffic, e.g. Internet traffic. Packet oriented transmission is by nature better suited to(More)
— Providing end-to-end communication in heterogeneous internetworking environments is a challenge. Two fundamental problems are bridging between different internetworking technologies and hiding of network complexity and differences from both applications and application developers. This paper presents abstraction and naming mechanisms that address these(More)
<i>Ambient Networks</i> interconnect independent realms that may use different local network technologies and may belong to different administrative or legal entities. At the core of these advanced internetworking concepts is a flexible naming architecture based on dynamic indirections between names, addresses and identities. This paper gives an overview of(More)
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