On the Content Retrieval In Information-Centric Network

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Authors Jing Ren  , Will LIU  , Jianping Wang  , Fei Tang
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Information-Centric Network(ICN), as an emerging network architecture, focus on delivering content more efficiently. This brief paper discusses some issues about content retrieval in the Information-Centric Network. It first lists a set of basic requirements on the basis of previous literatures. Then, it tries to identify the fundamental functionalities required to satisfy the foregoing requirements. Last, it summarizes the implementation status of such functionalities in various Information-Centric Network architectures.


Jing Ren (jingren@cityu.edu.hk)
Will LIU (liushucheng@huawei.com)
Jianping Wang (jianwang@cityu.edu.hk)
Fei Tang (feitang@cityu.edu.hk)

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