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Information-centric Routing for Opportunistic Wireless Networks

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Paulo Mendes , Rute C. Sofia , Vassilis Tsaoussidis , Carlos Borrego
Last updated 2021-03-20 (Latest revision 2020-09-16)
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This draft describes the Data reAchaBility BasEd Routing (DABBER) protocol. DABBER aims to provide a name-based routing solution to support the operation of Information-centric Networking frameworks in opportunistic wireless networks. By "opportunistic wireless networks" it is meant multi-hop wireless networks where finding an end-to-end path between any pair of nodes at any moment in time may be a challenge. The goal is to assist in better defining opportunities for the transmission of Interest packets in a store- carry-and-forward manner, based on a proactive approach. The document describes how to integrate DABBER in a networking node that implements some ICN approach, such as Named-Data Networking (NDN) or Content Centric Networking (CCN), along with the specification of the proactive approach based on the dissemination of name-prefix information.


Paulo Mendes
Rute C. Sofia
Vassilis Tsaoussidis
Carlos Borrego

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