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Wireless Communications & Networking by Vijay Garg

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CHAPTER 14 Mobile Network and Transport Layer

14.1 Introduction

In this chapter, we first introduce concepts of the Internet and briefly discuss IPv4 and IPv6. We then focus on mobile internet protocol (MIP) and session initiation protocol (SIP) designed to provide a variety of IP data services in mobile networks [1-9]. We conclude the chapter by discussing transmission control protocol (TCP) enhancements for mixed networks (wireline and wireless). The chapter is primarily intended for those readers who are not familiar with the Internet and TCP/IP. The chapter may be omitted by those who have sufficient exposure to TCP/IP and the Internet.

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