Extensions of Host Identity Protocol (HIP) with Hierarchical Information

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This document explores the benefits brought by extending the Host Identity Protocol (HIP) with hierarchical information. In addition, three types of candidate solutions are introduced.


Xiaohu Xu (xuxh@huawei.com)
Sheng Jiang (shengjiang@huawei.com)
Dacheng Zhang (zhangdacheng@huawei.com)
Dmitry Korzun (Dmitry.Korzun@hiit.fi)

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