Mediator-assisted multi-source routing in information-centric networks

Vassilakis, Vassilios, Carrea, Laura, Moscholios, Ioannis and Logothetis, Michael (2016) Mediator-assisted multi-source routing in information-centric networks. In: 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP), 20-22 July 2016, Prague, Czech Republic.

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Abstract

Among the new communication paradigms recently proposed, information-centric networking (ICN) is able to natively support content awareness at the network layer shifting the focus from hosts (as in traditional IP networks) to information objects. In this paper, we exploit the intrinsic content-awareness ICN features to design a novel multi-source routing mechanism. It involves a new network entity, the ICN mediator, responsible for locating and delivering the requested information objects that are chunked and stored at different locations. Our approach imposes very limited signalling overhead, especially for large chunk size (MBytes). Simulations show significant latency reduction compared to traditional routing approaches.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Computing
Depositing User: Vasileios Vasilakis
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2016 23:25
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2016 16:01
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/2821

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