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Terminology for Constrained-Node Networks

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Authors Carsten Bormann , Mehmet Ersue , Ari Keränen , Carles Gomez
Last updated 2019-01-03 (Latest revision 2018-07-02)
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Mar 2023
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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
Mehmet Ersue
Ari Keränen
Carles Gomez

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