Internet Research: Volume 13 Issue 2


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The design of a reliable multipeer protocol for DVEs

Gunther Stuer, Jan Broeckhove, Frans Arickx

We present the design and implementation of a reliable multipeer protocol (RMPP). This protocol is suitable for applications in the area of distributed virtual environments. RMPP…

The deployment of IPv6 in an IPv4 world and transition strategies

C. Bouras, A. Karaliotas, P. Ganos

It is stated that the new version of the IP protocol, IPv6, is the answer to the majority of the problems that were raised during the enormous expansion of the Internet and its…


Web portal for multicast delivery management

H. Mannaert, B. De Gruyter, P. Adriaenssens

In this paper, a Web portal is presented for multicast communication management, providing fully automatic service management with integrated provisioning of hardware equipment…

Security for IP multimedia services in the 3GPP third generation mobile system

G. Horn, D. Kröselberg, K. Müller

This paper surveys the security architecture of the IP multimedia core network subsystem (IMS) of the third generation mobile system which is known in Europe as UMTS. The main…


Drop‐in security for distributed and portable computing elements

Vassilis Prevelakis, Angelos Keromytis

Proposes the use of a special purpose drop‐in firewall/VPN gateway called Sieve, that can be inserted between the mobile workstation and the network to provide individualized…

eCX: a secure infrastructure for e‐course delivery

Joe C.K. Yau, Lucas C.K. Hui, Bruce Cheung, S.M. Yiu

Online education has emerged as one of the major channels for dissemination of learning materials. As more and more organizations offer online distance learning courses, the…

Closed conference signalling using the session initiation protocol

Igor Miladinovic, Johannes Stadler

In a closed conference the identity of all conference participants is known by others and all participants are notified when a new user joins the conference. The Session…

A stateful multicast access control mechanism for future metro‐area‐networks

Wei‐qiang Sun, Jin‐sheng Li, Pei‐lin Hong

Multicasting is a necessity for a broadband metro‐area‐network. Discusses the security problems with current multicast protocols. To make the multicast delivery infrastructure…

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