Network layer access control for context-aware IPv6 applications

Friday, Adrian and Wu, Maomao and Finney, Joseph and Schmid, Stefan and Cheverst, Keith and Davies, Nigel (2003) Network layer access control for context-aware IPv6 applications. Wireless Networks, 9 (4). pp. 299-309. ISSN 1022-0038

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As part of the Lancaster GUIDE II project, we have developed a novel wireless access point protocol designed to support the development of next generation mobile context-aware applications in our local environs. Once deployed, this architecture will allow ordinary citizens secure, accountable and convenient access to a set of tailored applications including location, multimedia and context based services, and the public Internet. Our architecture utilises packet marking and network level packet filtering techniques within a modified Mobile IPv6 protocol stack to perform access control over a range of wireless network technologies. In this paper, we describe the rationale for, and components of, our architecture and contrast our approach with other state-of-the- art systems. The paper also contains details of our current implementation work, including preliminary performance measurements.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Wireless Networks
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 11967
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 27 May 2008 21:40
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2020 01:19

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