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Mobility Protocols and Handover Optimization: Design, Evaluation and Application by Ashutosh Dutta, Henning Schulzrinne

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List of Abbreviations

1G First-generation cellular network. 1G networks are based on analog systems meant to carry voice only. These were developed around 1980. NMT, AMPS, and TACS are examples of 1G systems.
2G Second-generation cellular network. 2G networks are an evolution of 1G networks that was introduced during the 1990s. 2G networks are digital in nature and provide a per-user bandwidth of up to 144 kb/s. GSM, IS-54/136, and IS-95 are examples of 2G systems.
3G Third-generation cellular network. 3G networks can provide a per-user bandwidth of up to 2 Mb/s and can carry multimedia traffic. WCDMA and CDMA2000 are examples of 3G systems.
3GPP Third Generation Partnership Project. A collaborative effort by a group of telecommunications associations to define the standards for 3G networks and for the development of WCDMA/UMTS.
3GPP2 Third Generation Partnership Project 2. The standards body and organization that coordinates the development of 3G networks based on CDMA2000.
4G Fourth-generation cellular network. 4G networks are an evolution of 2G and 3G cellular networks; they are being defined as part of IMT-2000 and can provide a per-user bandwidth of up to 100 Mb/s.
AAA Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting. AAA is a generic model for IP network access control, initiated and developed by the IETF (de Laat et al., 2000).
AH Authentication Header. The AH is a component of the IPSec protocol suite (Kent and Seo, 2005) that guarantees connectionless ...

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