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Early Binding Updates for Mobile IPv6
Author: R. Bless, M. Doll, C. Vogt, T. Küfner links:
Source: Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, March 2005
The long latency associated with Mobile IPv6's home-address and care-of-address tests can significantly impact delay-sensitive applications. This paper presents an optimization to Mobile IPv6 correspondent registrations that evades the latency of both address tests. An optimized correspondent registration eliminates 50%, or more, of the additional delay that a standard correspondent registration adds to the network stack's overall latency. The optimization is realized as an optional, and fully backward-compatible, extension to Mobile IPv6.