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An Efficient Protocol for Call Setup and Path Migration in IEEE 802.6 Based Personal Communication Networks
March 1997 (vol. 46 no. 3)
pp. 326-336

Abstract—Recently, DQDB (IEEE 802.6) MAN has been proposed as a component of Personal Communication Networks, in which base stations of wireless infrastructures are connected by a number of DQDBs which in turn are connected via bridges. We propose a protocol for call setup and path migration in a cluster of DQDBs. The protocol uses a link-state-like routing method for path selection and a source-routing-based scheme for path establishment. In addition, we propose a labeling scheme that makes it possible to carry the path information needed by the source routing protocol in a single 53-octet DQDB slot. Without such a labeling scheme, source routing would be inefficient for our purpose.

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Index Terms:
DQDB, isochronous channels, routing, path migration, call setup.
Xuefeng Dong, Ten-Hwang Lai, "An Efficient Protocol for Call Setup and Path Migration in IEEE 802.6 Based Personal Communication Networks," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 326-336, March 1997, doi:10.1109/12.580428
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