LCN 2001

The 26th Annual IEEE Conference on
Local Computer Networks (LCN)

Expert Panel Session

Last update: 9 September 2001

Mobility in a future Internet

Panel Chair: Burkhard Stiller, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich, Switzerland

Summary of Discussion: With the transmission capabilities of todays wireless networking technology the delivery of services to a mobile user becomes an important business model. Although a number of basic principles for supporting mobility in the Internet have been designed and many specific issues have been investigated, it remains an unsolved issue, how an overall service architecture, the Quality-of-Service support, and essential mobility aspects can be integrated efficiently. In particular, the transition from 2nd to 3rd generation mobile systems challenges IP service provision as well as the management of these services.

Therefore, the panel will present briefly, discuss broadly, and may be able to provide ideas and migration pathes for future developments and necessities on mobility in the Internet of tomorrow.

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