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Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing
Volume 2017, Article ID 8789513, 15 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8789513
Research Article

Handover Based IMS Registration Scheme for Next Generation Mobile Networks

1Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, International Islamic University, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
2Department of Computer Science, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
3College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, 971 87 Luleå, Sweden

Correspondence should be addressed to Shireen Tahira; moc.liamg@183arihatneerihs

Received 27 May 2017; Revised 2 August 2017; Accepted 7 August 2017; Published 27 September 2017

Academic Editor: Syed Hassan Ahmed

Copyright © 2017 Shireen Tahira et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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