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An access control architecture for metropolitan area wireless networks

Friday, Adrian and Wu, Maomao and Schmid, Stefan and Finney, Joseph and Cheverst, Keith and Davies, Nigel (2001) An access control architecture for metropolitan area wireless networks. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science. , pp. 11-18.

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    Abstract

    This paper presents a novel wireless access point architecture designed to support the development of next generation mobile context-aware applications over metropolitan scale areas. In addition, once deployed, this network will allow ordinary citizens secure, accountable and convenient access to the Internet from their local city and campus environments. The proposed architecture is based on an approach utilising a modified Mobile IPv6 protocol stack that uses packet marking and network level packet filtering at the edge of the wired network to achieve this objective. The paper describes this architecture in detail and contrasts it with existing systems to highlight the key benefits of our approach.

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 367 cs_uid ; 1
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 11904
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 27 May 2008 22:56
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2012 10:21
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/11904

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