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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 London, UK, Sunday March 18, 2018

UCL are kindly hosting the meeting facilities

Cisco are kindly providing refreshments for the breaks

Proposed Agenda

9:00 Meeting starts

  • Welcome, Agenda Bashing, Minutes taker, Bluesheets, Status - Chairs (10 min)
  • Hybrid ICN (hICN) - Luca Muscariello, Cisco; (25 min + questions)
  • Map-Me: Managing Anchor-less Producer Mobility in Content-Centric Networks (​ - Giovanna Carofiglio, Cisco; (25 min + questions)
  • Map-Me implementation in hICN and applications to next generation mobile networks - Jordan Augé, Cisco; (15 min + questions)
  • open source project - update on the consumer/producer socket API and HTTP support, Mauro Sardara, Cisco;
  • “Enabling Dynamic ICN Multicast in Cellular Radio Access” - Ravi Ravindran (15 min)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

17:00 Meeting ends (the latest)

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

Registration for ICNRG interim meeting

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 Saturday Wednesday Hilton London Metropole
2 Dirk Kutscher Huawei ietf at dkutscher dot net
3 Dave Oran Network Systems Research & Design daveoran at orandom dot net Thursday Friday Hilton London Metropole
4 Luca Muscariello Cisco lumuscar at cisco com
5 Giovanna Carofiglio Cisco gcarofig at cisco dot com
6 Jordan Augé Cisco augjorda at cisco dot com
7 Mauro Sardara Cisco msardara at cisco dot com
8 Marie-Jose Montpetit marie at mjmontpetit dot com Saturday Saturday+7 some Airbnb
9 Jeff Thompson UCLA jefft0 at remap dot ucla dot edu
10 Jan Seedorf HFT Stuttgart jan dot seedorf at hft-stuttgart dot de
11 Greg White CableLabs g dot white at cablelabs dot com
12 Ruidong Li NICT lrd at nict dot co dot jp Saturday Friday
13 Matthias Wählisch FU Berlin m.waehlisch at fu-berlin dot de
14 Thomas Schmidt HAW Hamburg at haw-hamburg dot de
15 Milan Stolic Cisco Systems mistolic at cisco dot com Hilton London Metropole
x N N Affiliation nn at company dot com

ICNRG meeting @ IETF-101 London, UK, March 17-23, 2018

Proposed Agenda

  • Welcome, Agenda Bashing, Minutes taker, Bluesheets, Status - Chairs (5 min)
  • Update on Intel/NSF ICN-WEN Projects - Eve Schooler
  • Draft defining the IPoC (IP over CCN) protocol - Greg White
  • Breaking out of the Cloud: Local Trust Management and Rendezvous in Named Data Networking of Things? - Alex Afanasyev and/or Lixia Zhang
  • DABBER routing protocol for NDN multi-hop wireless networks (​ - Paulo Mendes
  • Deployment of ICN stacks and NDN in particular by leveraging NFV - Guillaume Doyen
  • ccnlowpan Draft that is under updating - Thomas C. Schmidt & Cenk Gündoğan
  • Revised 5G/ICN draft :
  • Wrap up - Chairs (5 min)
    • Future ICNRG meetings
    • ICNRG @ IETF102, Montreal
      • Regular?
      • Sunday Interim?

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

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

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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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