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Directions for Computing in the Network

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (coinrg RG)
Authors Dirk Kutscher , Teemu Karkkainen , Joerg Ott
Last updated 2021-02-01 (Latest revision 2020-07-31)
Stream Internet Research Task Force (IRTF)
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Associated IRTF milestones
Dec 2019
Capture the SoTA of the COIN landscape
Dec 2019
Articulate COIN challenges
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In-network computing can be conceived in many different ways - from active networking, data plane programmability, running virtualized functions, service chaining, to distributed computing. This memo proposes a particular direction for Computing in the Networking (COIN) research and lists suggested research challenges.


Dirk Kutscher
Teemu Karkkainen
Joerg Ott

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