Terminology for Constrained-Node Networks

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Authors Carsten Bormann  , Mehmet Ersue  , Ari Keränen  , Carles Gomez 
Last updated 2020-09-10 (latest revision 2020-03-09)
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The Internet Protocol Suite is increasingly used on small devices with severe constraints on power, memory, and processing resources, creating constrained-node networks. This document provides a number of basic terms that have been useful in the standardization work for constrained-node networks.


Carsten Bormann (cabo@tzi.org)
Mehmet Ersue (mersue@gmail.com)
Ari Keränen (ari.keranen@ericsson.com)
Carles Gomez (carlesgo@entel.upc.edu)

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