Information-Centric Networking Research Group (ICNRG)

This is the Wiki for the IRTF ICN Research Group (ICNRG).

ICNRG Administrative Information

Contact ICNRG chairs

Börje Ohlman, Dirk Kutscher, Dave Oran

ICNRG Documents and Presentation Material


Informational RFCs

  • RFC 7476 Information-Centric Networking: Baseline Scenarios (was draft-irtf-icnrg-scenarios)
    • A document that defines reference baseline scenarios to enable performance comparisons between different approaches.
  • RFC 7927 Information-Centric Networking (ICN) Research Challenges (was draft-icnrg-challenges)
    • This document describes current research challenges in ICN, including naming, security, routing, system scalability, mobility management, wireless networking, transport services, in-network caching, and network management.
  • RFC 7933 Adaptive Video Streaming over ICN (was draft-irtf-icrng-videostreaming)
    • A document that describes key issues of video streaming in ICN and considers how the current video streaming should be modified in an ICN architecture.
  • RFC 7945 "Information-Centric Networking: Evaluation and Security Considerations" (was draft-irtf-icnrg-evaluation-methodology)
    • This document presents a number of considerations regarding evaluating Information-Centric Networking (ICN) and sheds some light on the impact of ICN on network security. It also surveys the evaluation tools currently available to researchers in the ICN area and provides suggestions regarding methodology and metrics.

In RFC Editor Queue

  • None at the moment.

ICNRG current work items

ICNRG discussion items / Potential future work items

  • ICN Routing here we list research issues related to ICN routing and related research papers.

Other ICNRG documents

For complete list, see


Running Code

ICNRG Design Teams and Side meeting materials

CCNx-TWG Side meetings

Upcoming ICNRG events

ICNRG Interim meeting Singapore, Singapore, November 12, 2017

Refreshments for the breaks are kindly provided by Huawei.

Proposed Agenda

09:00 Meeting starts

10:30-11:00 Coffee

12:30-14:00 Lunch

  • Name resolution and name based routing in ICN (continued)

15:30-16:00 Coffee

  • Kafka streams and ICN - Nacho Solis
  • AR/VR and ICN - Lixia Zhang

17:00ish End of meeting

Proposals for agenda items are welcome. Please send your proposals to the mailing list or directly to the chairs.

Registration for ICNRG interim meeting November 12th, 2017

Please register for the interim meeting. We need the right number of attendees for ordering refreshments! You can register either by directly adding your name in the table below or by sending an email to the ICNRG chairs.

# Name Affiliation Email Arriving Departing Hotel Comments
1 Börje Ohlman Ericsson Research Borje dot Ohlman at ericsson dot com Friday Friday Swissotel
2 Dirk Kutscher Huawei ietf at dkutscher dot net
3 Dave Oran Network Systems Research & Design daveoran at orandom dot net Friday Friday Fairmont
4 Prakash Suthar Cisco Systems psuthar at cisco dot com Saturday Thursday
5 Xun Shao NICT x-shao at nict dot go dot jp
6 Ravi Ravindran Huawei Ravi dot Ravindran at huawei dot com Sunday Friday Swissotel
7 Christopher Wood UCI woodc1 at uni dot edu
8 Atsushi Tagami KDDI Research tagami at kddi-research dot jp Sunday Friday Peninsula
9 Ruidong Li NICT x lrd at nict dot go dot jp Saturday Friday
10 Bastiaan Wissingh TNO bastiaan dot wissingh at tno dot nl
11 Jungha Hong ETRI jhong at etri dot re dot kr
12 Yong-Geun Hong ETRI yghong at etri dot re dot kr
13 Matthias Waehlisch FU Berlin m.waehlisch at fu-berlin dot de
14 Thomas Schmidt HAW Hamburg at HAW-Hamburg dot de
15 Eve Schooler Intel eve dot m dot schooler at intel dot com
16 Lixia Zhang UCLA lixia at cs dot ucla dot edu
17 Greg White CabelLabs? g dot white at CableLabs? do tcom
18 Nacho Solis LinkedIn? isolis at igso do net
x N N Affiliation nn at company dot com

ICNRG meeting @ IETF-100 Singapore, Singapore, November 11-17, 2017

Proposed Agenda

9:30 Meeting starts

12:00 Meeting ends

Proposals for agenda items are welcome. Please send your proposals to the mailing list or directly to the chairs.

Past ICNRG meetings

Here you can find agendas, meeting materials and minutes of all past ICNRG meetings: icnrg/pastmeetings

Related Events

Past events

Related RFCs

  • RFC 6920: Naming Things with Hashes

Related Information

Here we list ICN overview articles and tutorials:

(please contact us if there is something you think should be listed here)

Related Research Projects

(please contact us if you want to have your project listed here)

ICN evaluation tools and testbeds

Here you can find a listing of ICN evaluation tools and testbeds, please see IcnEvaluationAndTestbeds

Older Material

Older presentations, drafts that are not part of any meeting proceedings can be found in our archive.

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