Design Choices for the IoT in Information-Centric Networks

Lindgren, Anders and Ben Abdesslem, Fehmi and Ahlgren, Bengt and Schelén, Olov and Malik, Adeel Mohammad (2016) Design Choices for the IoT in Information-Centric Networks. In: 13th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2016), January 9-12, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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This paper outlines the tradeoffs involved in utilizing Information-Centric Networking (ICN) for Internet of Things (IoT) scenarios. It describes contexts and applications where the IoT would benefit from ICN, and where a hostcentric approach would be better. Requirements imposed by the heterogeneous nature of IoT networks are discussed in terms of connectivity, power availability, computational and storage capacity. Design choices are then proposed for an IoT architecture to handle these requirements, while providing efficiency and scalability. An objective is to not require any IoT specific changes of the ICN architecture per se, but we do indicate some potential modifications of ICN that would improve efficiency and scalability for IoT and other applications.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID Code:5986
Deposited By:Anders Lindgren
Deposited On:28 Jan 2016 13:22
Last Modified:09 Aug 2016 14:10

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