Information centric network: Research challenges and opportunities

Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Zhe Li, Gwendal Simon, Wei You
2015 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
For more than a decade, the inherent drawbacks of current Internet have been calling for its revolutionary designs. The end-to-end model, which was designed for special data transmission in the early age of Internet, is causing troubles everywhere in nowadays content based web services. Consequently, Information Centric Network (ICN) is proposed to solve these problems. As the most permanent clean-slate approach for next generation Internet, ICN has attracted much attention from network
more » ... ers in the passed few years. This survey focuses on the current progress of the research work in ICN. It investigates various key aspects such as naming and routing schemes, in-network caching policies, etc., and highlights the benefit of implementing ICN, open research issues and new interests in this domain.
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2015.02.001 fatcat:nol5ntcthzdgboh3zaxticygfa