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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 Montreal, Canada, Sunday July 15, 2018

Draft Interim meeting Agenda:

8:30-8:45 Chairs Intro: Agenda bashing, goals for meeting (including GOOAAAAALs!)
8:45-9:05 Mobile Data Repositories at the Edge: Yiannis Psaras
9:05-9:30 ICN Video distribution w/ secret sauce: Yves Daoust, Martin Benoit, Marie-Jose Montpetit
9:30-9:50 A Transport Layer and Socket API for (h)ICN: Design, Implementation and Performance Analysis: Luca Muscariello
9:50-10:05 Demo of WebRTC over (h)ICN: Luca Muscariello
10:05-10:15 Update on CICN implementation ad open source status: Luca Muscariello
10:15-10:35 DMS: Dynamic Mobility Support Framework for Information Centric Networking: Aytac Azgin
10:35-11:00 Stateless forwarding in ICN: Aytac Azgin
11:00-14:00 World Cup Final + Lunch Break
14:00-14:40 ICN for AR/VR: Cedric Westphal
14:40-15:10 Demo - Panoramic Video Streaming via Edge-Computing and ICN: Atsushi Tagami
15:10-15:30 Tentative - Multi-dimensional Anomaly Reconstruction / 360 degree black box / Ubiquitous Witness[g] - Eve
15:30-15:50 Tentative: Producer mobility support with NRS in Live streaming service[h] : Jungha
15:50-16:10 Tentative: Supporting QoS aware Data Delivery in Information Centric Networks” draft-anilj-icnrg-icn-qos-00.txt[i] - Anil
16:10-16:40 Slack to accommodate overage
16:40-17:00 Chairs wrap-up and preview of Tuesday

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 Friday
2 Dirk Kutscher Huawei ietf at dkutscher dot net
3 Dave Oran Network Systems Research & Design daveoran at orandom dot net Saturday Friday
4 Marie-José Montpetit TriangleVideo marie at mjmontpetit dot com Saturday Saturday
5 Luca Muscariello Cisco Systems
6 Jordan Augé Cisco Systems
7 Ioannis Psaras University College London i dot psaras at ucl dot ac dot uk
8 Yves Daoust 8XLabs ydaoust at 8xlabs dot com
9 Martin Benoit 8XLabs mbenoit at 8xlabs dot com
10 Lixia Zhang UCLA lixia at cs dot ucla dot edu
11 Eve Schooler Intel eve dot m dot schooler at intel dot com
12 Milan Stolic Cisco mistolic at cisco dot com
13 Ken Calvert U. Kentucky calvert at netlab dot uky dot edu Sunday
14 Greg White CableLabs g dot white at cablelabs dot com Saturday Thursday
15 Matthias Wählisch FU Berlin m.waehlisch at fu-berlin dot de
16 Thomas Schmidt HAW Hamburg at haw-hamburg dot de
17 Jungha Hong ETRI jhong at etri dot re dot kr
18 Ravi Ravindran Huawei Ravi dot Ravindran at huawei dot com Saturday Thursday
x N N Affiliation nn at company dot com

ICNRG meeting @ IETF-102 Montreal, Canada, July 15-20, 2018

Draft Regular meeting Agenda:

15:50-16:10 Chairs Intro: Agenda bashing, document status * RG Last call for deployment guidelines? * Final IRSG poll on CCNx Semantics and Messages * IRSG Review of disaster scenarios * RG adoption of MAP-Me? Need more eyes on it
16:10-16:30 Intel/NSF ICN-WEN Program update: Eve Schooler
16:30-17:30 Discussion on mobility management, its status in 5G standardization and role of ICN in improving mobility handling for 5G networks: Discussion lead: Luca Muscariello
17:30-18:00 Draft Updates lightning round (5 mins maximum each)
Deployment Considerations Document update: Akbar Rahman (note: will want initial consensus assessment for RG Last Call)
Draft-irtf-icnrg-icn-lte-4g[j] - Milan
Draft-gundogan-icnrg-ccnlowpan[k] - Thomas & Cenk
NRS Drafts: NRS Requirements, NRS on CCNx, Architectural considerations - Jungha
Draft-ravi-icnrg-5gc-icn-02[l] - Ravi
18:00-18:20 Chairs Wrapup: planning for next interim (day after the ICN 2018 conference in Boston)

Please feel free to propose additional agenda items, presentations or issues you would like to discuss via email 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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