Uniform information with a hybrid naming (hn) scheme
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ICNRG                                                   Hongke Zhang
    Internet Draft                                              Fei Song
    Intended status: Informational                              Wei Quan
    Expires: April 7, 2017                                          BJTU
                                                           Jianfeng Guan
                                                            Changqiao Xu
                                                                    BUPT
                                                         October 7, 2016
                                                    
                                       
     
                                          
                Uniform information with a hybrid naming (hn) scheme 
                            draft-zhang-icnrg-hn-05.txt 

    Abstract 

       This document defines a hybrid naming scheme for unifying all kinds
       of information including resources, services and data. With many
       proposals of novel network architectures emerging, such as DONA, ICN,
       NDN, the location-based routing starts to transfer to the content-based
       ones. Currently, it is incompatible that many different information
       naming schemes are adopted in  different network proposals,
       respectively, i.e. flat names in DONA, hierarchical names in NDN. The
       proposed naming scheme adopts a hybrid naming structure, which includes 
       hierarchical component, flat component and attribute component. The 
       hybrid naming (hn) scheme enables to identify different routing
       information uniformly, and provides many great advantages, such as
       high aggregation, limited length, suffix holes remission, fuzzy
       matching support, high security and good compatibility with IPv4/IPv6,
       DONA, CCN/NDN and so on.

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    Table of Contents 

        
       1. Introduction.................................................4 
          1.1. Hierarchical naming.....................................4 
          1.2. Flat naming.............................................4 
          1.3. Attribute naming........................................5 
       2. Conventions used in this document............................5 
       3. Novel hybrid naming (hn) format..............................5 
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