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A cache-aware routing scheme for information-centric networks

Vassilakis, VG and Al-Naday, MF and Reed, MJ and Alzahrani, BA and Yang, K and Moscholios, ID and Logothetis, MD (2014) A cache-aware routing scheme for information-centric networks. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

© 2014 IEEE. In recent years, the information-centric networking (ICN) concept has been attracting increasing attention of the research community. The aim is to overcome intrinsic inefficiencies of the existing host-to-host communication paradigm, as well as to provide new and enhanced services to mobile and fixed users. A key feature of ICN is the support for in-network content caching. In this paper, we present a new cache-aware routing scheme for ICN. Our scheme takes into account the information about the locations of caches in the network and constructs delivery paths for efficient content dissemination. The proposed approach does not impose additional signaling overhead in the network; while at the same time it is agnostic of the cached contents. The performance of the proposed scheme is verified by simulation studies, which show an up to 50% delay reduction compared to traditional routing approaches.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: 2014 9th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing, CSNDSP 2014
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2014 15:04
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2019 11:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/12026

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