On the optimal selection of proxy agents in mobile network backbones


In a mobile environment, each mobile host should have a home agent on its home network that maintains a registry of the current location of the mobile host. This registry is normally updated when a mobile host moves from one subnet to another. We study the tradeoff between the cost of updating the registry and the cost of searching for a mobile host. Using… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ICPP.2001.952052


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