Additional Reading

Week 1 - Introduction to Mobility Management and Localization of Mobile Devices

  1. M. Agiwal, A. Roy and N. Saxena, "Next Generation 5G Wireless Networks: A Comprehensive Survey," in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 1617-1655, thirdquarter 2016. [This paper is compulsory reading for the term paper.]
  2. Sasha Dekleva, J.P. Shim, Upkar Varshney and Geoffrey Knoerzer, "Evolution and emerging issues in mobile wireless networks", Communications of the ACM, Vol. 50 No. 6, Pages 38-43, June 2007.
  3. David Harrison, Daniel Burmester, Winston K.G. Seah and Ramesh Rayudu, 'Busting Myths of Energy Models for Wireless Sensor Networks', IET Electronics Letters, Volume 51, Issue 16, 2016.
  4. Y. Gu, A. Lo, and I. Niemegeers, "A survey of indoor positioning systems for wireless personal networks", IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol.11, no.1, pp.13-32, First Quarter 2009. [This paper is compulsory reading for the project.]
  5. Nisarg Kothari, Balajee Kannan, Evan D. Glasgow, and M. Bernardine Dias, "Robust Indoor Localization on a Commercial Smart Phone", Procedia Computer Science, August, 2012, pp. 1114-1120. (2011 technical report version is available from:
  6. H. Liu, et al., "Survey of Wireless Indoor Positioning Techniques and Systems," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, vol.37, no.6, pp.1067-1080, Nov. 2007.

Week 2 & 3 - Mobility Management in Mobile Cellular Networks (MCN)

  1. S. Mohan and R. Jain, “Two user location strategies for personal communications services”, IEEE Personal Communications, vol. 1, no. 1, 1994, pp. 42-50.
  2. R. Jain, Yi-Bing Lin, C. Lo and S. Mohan, "A caching strategy to reduce network impacts of PCS", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol.12, no.8, pp.1434-1444, Oct 1994. [Note: focus on the algorithm, and not be too bothered by the mathematical analysis.]
  3. Yi-Bing Lin, "Reducing location update cost in a PCS network", Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 15-18 Oct 1996, Taipei, Taiwan, pp.713-717.
  4. T. Tung and A. Jamalipour, "Adaptive location management strategy combining distance-based update and sectional paging techniques", Proceedings of the 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 6-9 Jan 2003, Hawaii, USA.
  5. V. Wong and V. Leung, "Location Management for Next-Generation Personal Communications Networks", IEEE Networks, vol. 14, no. 5, Sep/Oct 2000, pp. 18-24.

Week 4 - Mobility Management in the Internet

  1. C. Perkins and D. Johnson, "Route Optimization for Mobile IP", Cluster Computing, vol. 1, no. 2, June 1998. [This paper provides the details of Route Optimization that was covered in the lecture.]
  2. C. Perkins and K.-Y. Wang, "Optimized Smooth Handoffs in Mobile IP", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications, 6-8 Jul 1999, Red Sea, Egypt.
  3. X. Zhang, J.G. Castellanos and A. Campbell, "P-MIP: Paging Extensions for Mobile IP", Mobile Networks and Applications, vol. 7, no. 2, April 2002.
  4. Jiang Xie and Ian F. Akyildiz, "A Distributed Dynamic Regional Location Management Scheme for Mobile IP", Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies (INFOCOM), New York, USA, 23-27 June 2002.

Week 5 & 6 - Mobility Management in IPv6

  1. A. Vasilache, J. Li and H. Kameda, "Threshold-Based Load Balancing for Multiple Home Agents in Mobile IP Networks", Telecommunication Systems, Volume 22, Number 1-4, 2003.
  2. C. Makaya and S. Pierre, "An Analytical Framework for Performance Evaluation of IPv6-Based mobility Management Protocols", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume 7, Number 3, March 2008, pp. 972-983.
  3. H. Zhou, H. Zhang, Y. Qin, H.-C. Wang, and H.-C. Chao, "GPMIP: a proxy mobile IPv6 based global mobility management architecture and protocol", Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Technology, Applications, and Systems (Mobility), Ilan, Taiwan, 10-12 September 2008.
  4. Ju-Eun Kang, Dong-Won Kum, Yang Li and You-Ze Cho, "Seamless Handover Scheme for Proxy Mobile IPv6", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WIMOB), Avignon, France, 12-14 October 2008.

Week 8 - Mobility Management in MCD Data Services

  1. C. Bettstetter, H. Vogel and J. Eberspacher, "GSM phase 2+ general packet radio service GPRS: Architecture, protocols, and air interface," in IEEE Communications Surveys, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 2-14, Third Quarter 1999.
  2. N. Chai, B.S. Yeo and Y.H. Chew, "Location management for GPRS", Computer Networks, Volume 50, Number 15, October 2006, pp. 2888-2901.

Week 9 - Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

  1. Victoria Manfredi, Mark Crovella, and Jim Kurose, "Understanding stateful vs stateless communication strategies for ad hoc networks," In Proceedings of the 17th annual international conference on Mobile computing and networking (MobiCom), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 19-23 Sep 2011, pp. 313-324.
  2. R. Ramanathan, "Challenges: a radically new architecture for next generation mobile ad hoc networks," In Proceedings of the 11th annual international conference on Mobile computing and networking (MobiCom), Cologne, Germany, 28 Aug-2 Sep 2005, pp. 132-139.

Week 10 - Mobility Management in 4G/LTE Networks

  1. Christopher Cox, "Mobility Management," in An Introduction to LTE: LTE, LTE-Advanced, SAE, VoLTE and 4G Mobile Communications, Chapter 14, John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

Week 11 - Mobility Management in 5G Networks

  1. S. Hailu, M. Saily and O. Tirkkonen, "RRC State Handling for 5G," in IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 106-113, January 2019.
  2. D. Chandramouli et al., "Access Control and Mobility Management," in 5G for the Connected World, Chapter 5, John Wiley & Sons, 2019.

Term Paper Reading List

  1. W. Ayoub, A. E. Samhat, F. Nouvel, M. Mroue and J. Prévotet, "Internet of Mobile Things: Overview of LoRaWAN, DASH7, and NB-IoT in LPWANs standards and Supported Mobility," in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 2019.
  2. J. Lin, W. Yu, N. Zhang, X. Yang, H. Zhang and W. Zhao, "A Survey on Internet of Things: Architecture, Enabling Technologies, Security and Privacy, and Applications," in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 1125-1142, Oct. 2017.
  3. A. Al-Fuqaha, M. Guizani, M. Mohammadi, M. Aledhari and M. Ayyash, "Internet of Things: A Survey on Enabling Technologies, Protocols, and Applications," in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 2347-2376, Fourthquarter 2015.
  4. M. R. Palattella et al., "Standardized Protocol Stack for the Internet of (Important) Things," in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 1389-1406, Third Quarter 2013.
  5. Daniele Miorandi, Sabrina Sicari, Francesco De Pellegrini and Imrich Chlamtac, ''Internet of things: Vision, applications and research challenges," in Ad Hoc Networks, Volume 10, Issue 7, September 2012, Pages 1497-1516, ISSN 1570-8705.