Architectural Framework of IPv6-based Geographical Forwarding for ITS
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MANET Working Group                                         Sanghyun Ahn 
Internet Draft                                       University of Seoul
Expires: June 11, 2017                                 December 19, 2016 

                                     
  Architectural Framework of IPv6-based Geographical Forwarding for ITS
                draft-ahn-its-geo-architecture-00.txt 

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Abstract

   For IPv6-based ITS applications, ITS data packets are required to be
   delivered based on the geographical location information of
   the destination ITS node or area. In this draft, we describe
   the architecture of the IPv6-based Geographical Forwarding System
   (IGFS).
 

Table of Contents

   1.  Requirements notation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3 
   2.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   4.  IPv6-based Geographical Forwarding System  . . . . . . . . . .  4
   5.  Other Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

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1.  Requirements notation

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

   
2.  Introduction

   For the support of IPv6-based ITS (Intelligent Transportation System)
   applications, ITS data packets are required to be delivered based
   on the geographical location (longitude and latitude) information of
   the destination ITS node or area.

   From the considerations in [Geo-Problem], in this draft, we describe
   the architecture of the IPv6-based Geographical Forwarding System
   (IGFS).

3.  Terminology

   IPv6-based Geographical Forwarding System (IGFS)
       The conceptual system consisting of ITS nodes, Location Databases
       (LDBs), Geographical Forwarding DHCPs (G-DHCPs), etc.

   ITS node
       A vehicle or a device (e.g., roadside unit (RSU)) that may
       generate ITS-related data in the form of IPv6 datagrams.

   Geographical Location (Geo-location)
      The location of an ITS node represented in the form of
      longitude and latitude. The geo-location information
      is represented in the form of the World Geodetic System 1984
      (WGS84) [WGS-84] formatted coordinates.

   Geographical Forwarding
       IPv6 datagram forwarding based on the geo-location information
       of the source and the destination ITS node or area.

   Geographical Forwarding Address (Geo-Address)
       An IPv6 address for geographical forwarding that belongs to
       a geographical forwarding address range assigned by IANA.
       An ITS node should have a geo-address to be involved in
       geographical forwarding of IPv6 datagrams.
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