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Information-Centric Networking (ICN) Research Challenges

Kutscher, D; Eum, S; Pentikousis, K; Psaras, I; Corujo, D; Saucez, D; Schmidt, TC; (2016) Information-Centric Networking (ICN) Research Challenges. Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) , Article RFC 7927. Green open access

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Abstract

This memo describes research challenges for Information-Centric Networking (ICN), an approach to evolve the Internet infrastructure to directly support information distribution by introducing uniquely named data as a core Internet principle. Data becomes independent from location, application, storage, and means of transportation, enabling or enhancing a number of desirable features, such as security, user mobility, multicast, and in-network caching. Mechanisms for realizing these benefits is the subject of ongoing research in the IRTF and elsewhere. This document describes current research challenges in ICN, including naming, security, routing, system scalability, mobility management, wireless networking, transport services, in-network caching, and network management.

Type: Article
Title: Information-Centric Networking (ICN) Research Challenges
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7927
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Dept of Electronic and Electrical Eng
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10087578
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