Analytical Approach of New Random-walk Based Mobility Management Scheme in IP-based Mobile Networks

Song, Myungseok;Cho, Jun-Dong;Jeong, Jongpil

  • Received : 2014.04.17
  • Accepted : 2014.06.06
  • Published : 2014.06.30


In next-generation wireless networks, provisioning of IP-based network architecture and seamless transmission services are very important issues for mobile nodes. For this reason, a mobility management mechanism to support global roaming is highly regarded. These technologies bring a broader life by using a global roaming account through the connection of multiple devices or technology to mobile users; they also provide real-time multimedia services. This paper presents a comprehensive performance analysis of fast handover for hierarchical mobile IPv6 (F-HMIPv6), hierarchical mobile IPv6 (HMIPv6), Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PMIPv6), and fast Proxy Mobile IPv6 (FPMIPv6) using the fluid-flow model and random-walk model. As a result, the location update cost of the PMIPv6 and FPMIPv6 is better than that of HMIPv6 and F-HMIPv6. These results suggest that the network-based mobility management technology is superior to the hierarchical mobility management technology in the mobility environment.


Mobility model;PMIPv6;FPMIPv6;HMIPv6;F-HMIPv6;Mobility Management


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