A cache-aware routing scheme for information-centric networks

Vassilakis, Vassilios, Al-Naday, Mays, Reed, Martin, Alzahrani, Bander, Yang, Kun, Moscholios, Ioannis and Logothetis, Michael (2014) A cache-aware routing scheme for information-centric networks. In: 9th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks & Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP), 23-25 July 2014, Manchester, UK.

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In recent years, the information-centric networking (ICN) concept has been attracting increasing attention of the research community. The aim is to overcome intrinsic inefficiencies of the existing host-to-host communication paradigm, as well as to provide new and enhanced services to mobile and fixed users. A key feature of ICN is the support for in-network content caching. In this paper, we present a new cache-aware routing scheme for ICN. Our scheme takes into account the information about the locations of caches in the network and constructs delivery paths for efficient content dissemination. The proposed approach does not impose additional signaling overhead in the network; while at the same time it is agnostic of the cached contents. The performance of the proposed scheme is verified by simulation studies, which show an up to 50% delay reduction compared to traditional routing approaches.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ISBN: 9781479925810
Identifier: 10.1109/CSNDSP.2014.6923921
Page Range: pp. 721-726
Identifier: 10.1109/CSNDSP.2014.6923921
Additional Information: © 2014 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Keywords: Routing, Delays, Subscriptions, Internet, Mediation, Educational institutions
Subjects: Computing
Depositing User: Vasileios Vasilakis
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2016 14:38
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 07:07
URI: https://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/2706


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