Active Networking based Service Infrastructure for Cellular WLANs

Reiner N. Schmid, Cornel Klein, Thomas Becker

Abstract

An approach of managing a service infrastructure for wireless local area networks (WLANs) is presented. This approach uses Active Network technology as developed in the IST project FAIN in order to deploy and run services at appropriate locations in the network. By introducing a service which monitors traffic and adaptively controls the access of mobile users it is possible to dynamically bind particular users to specific access points, thus transforming conventional WLAN to cellular WLAN. This service is made up from components in the data and control plane of the network. Additional components in the management plane are used for the deployment and runtime management of the service components. The usefulness of this approach is corroborated with the outline of key scenarios.

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in Harvard Style

N. Schmid R., Klein C. and Becker T. (2004). Active Networking based Service Infrastructure for Cellular WLANs . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-02-3, pages 134-141. DOI: 10.5220/0002674801340141


in Bibtex Style

@conference{wis04,
author={Reiner N. Schmid and Cornel Klein and Thomas Becker},
title={Active Networking based Service Infrastructure for Cellular WLANs},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2004)},
year={2004},
pages={134-141},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002674801340141},
isbn={972-8865-02-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2004)
TI - Active Networking based Service Infrastructure for Cellular WLANs
SN - 972-8865-02-3
AU - N. Schmid R.
AU - Klein C.
AU - Becker T.
PY - 2004
SP - 134
EP - 141
DO - 10.5220/0002674801340141