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GBN and STP/SP: beyond TCP/IP crisis over wireless networks

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2 Author(s)
Chaouchi, H. ; LIP6, Paris VI Univ., France ; Pujolle, G.

The main problem to optimize wireless and mobile networks is the number of parameters that is playing a role in these systems. We can optimize the access to a service within such a network in different ways: Optimize battery capacity, optimize reliability of the network, optimize QoS, optimize the security, optimize the mobility management, and so on. We begin by proving that the TCP/IP architecture is not the best one in a specific wireless environment, the energy consumption on a Wi-Fi network. Then, we propose a new architecture, goal-based networking (GBN) architecture, using adaptable protocols named STP/SP protocols (smart transport protocol/smart protocol) able to optimize locally the communications through the networks. Finally we discuss the pros and cons of this new architecture.

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Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2004. PIMRC 2004. 15th IEEE International Symposium on  (Volume:4 )

Date of Conference:

5-8 Sept. 2004