A Node Design and a Framework for Development and Experimentation for an Information-Centric Network

Hitoshi ASAEDA

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E96-B    No.7    pp.1650-1660
Publication Date: 2013/07/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E96.B.1650
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Internet Architectures, Protocols, and Management Methods that Enable Sustainable Development)
information-centric networking,  click router,  publish-subscribe,  future Internet,  

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Information-centric networking has been touted as an alternative to the current Internet architecture. Our work addresses a crucial part of such a proposal, namely the design of a network node within an information-centric networking architecture. Special attention is given in providing a platform for development and experimentation in an emerging network research area; an area that questions many starting points of the current Internet. In this paper, we describe the service model exposed to applications and provide background on the operation of the platform. For illustration, we present current efforts in deployment and experimentation with demo applications presented, too.