Route Optimization for Network Mobility Based Aeronautical Network Using Correspondent Router
Ruoshan Kong, Jing Feng, Huaibei Zhou
DOI: 10.4236/ijcns.2011.410082   PDF    HTML     4,757 Downloads   9,075 Views   Citations


The future aeronautical network will be based on IPv6 and the services over the aeronautical network will be classified into 3 domains: Air Traffic Services (ATS), Airline Operational Services (AOS) and Passenger Information and Entertainment Services (PIES), among which the ATS and AOS domains are important for aircraft safety and airline business operation. Some schemes have been proposed to provide IP mobility support for aeronautical network, and Network Mobility (NEMO) scheme is the most promising one. However, using NEMO technology will lead to sub-optimal routing, so route optimization technology is highly desired for NEMO. A route optimization scheme is proposed for the ATS and AOS domains, which introduces the Correspondent Routers to realize the optimal routing and employs an improved procedure to reduce the handoff delay. The route optimization for the PIES domain is also discussed to provide better performance for some special scenarios.

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R. Kong, J. Feng and H. Zhou, "Route Optimization for Network Mobility Based Aeronautical Network Using Correspondent Router," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 4 No. 10, 2011, pp. 667-673. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2011.410082.

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