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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 Cambridge/Boston, MA, USA, September 24, 2018

Please note: This meeting is held in conjunction with the ACM ICN 2018 Conference at Northeastern University Boston, MA, USA, September 21-23 2018. Please consider registering for the conference here.

Proposed agenda:

09:30 Meeting starts

  • Chairs Intro: Agenda Bashing, Minutes taker, Bluesheets, Status
  • An analysis of Secure Scuttlebutt as an ICN system - Christian Tschudin
  • Update on implementation of ICN Video distribution - Yves Daous)
  • Challenges of a commercial implementation of an ICN for video distribution - Yves Daoust
  • Update on ICN-Lowpan work - Cenk Gündoğan

12:30-14:00 Lunch

  • NDN measurement framework and NDN Traceroute tool - Lotfi Benmohamed
  • Deep dive into ICN & QoS (Presentations invited!)
  • Follow-up discussions on papers/topics presented/discussed at the conference
  • ICN WEN project presentations
  • NDN Community Meeting Report - Lixia Zhang
  • Chairs Wrapup: planning for next ICNRG meetings at IETF 103 in Bangkok

17:30 Meeting ends

TBD: Please contact chairs with proposed agenda items. Note: Our current plan is to do a deep dive into the topic of ICN and QoS, therefore presentations on this topic is extra welcome.

Registration for ICNRG interim meeting

For the interim meeting in Cambridge we have booked a room that will seat 30 people.

Registration is now unfortunately closed as we don't have more seats in the room.

If you still would be interested in participating, please contact the chairs to see if there been any cancellations.

# Name Affiliation Email Arriving Departing Hotel Comments
1 Börje Ohlman Ericsson Research Borje dot Ohlman at ericsson dot com Thu Tue The Colonnade Hotel
2 Dirk Kutscher Huawei ietf at dkutscher dot net
3 Dave Oran Network Systems Research & Design daveoran at orandom dot net
4 Jeff Thompson UCLA jefft0 at remap dot ucla dot edu
5 Christian Tschudin U of Basel christian dot tschudin at unibas dot ch
6 Marie-Jose Montpetit marie at mjmontpetit dot com
7 Thomas C. Schmidt Hamburg University t dot schmidt at haw-hamburg dot de also attend ICN 2018
8 Yating Yang Beijing Institute of Technology yangyating at bit dot edu dot cn Sun Mon Colonnade Hotel also attend ICN 2018
9 Tian Song Beijing Institute of Technology songtian at bit dot edu dot cn Sun Mon Colonnade Hotel also attend ICN 2018
10 Cenk Gündogan Hamburg University cenk dot guendogan at haw-hamburg dot de also attend ICN 2018
11 Matthias Waehlisch FU Berlin m dot waehlisch at fu-berlin dot de also attend ICN 2018
12 Christopher Scherb U of Basel christopher dot scherb at unibas dot ch also attend ICN 2018
13 Claudio Marxer U of Basel claudio dot marxer at unibas dot ch also attend ICN 2018
14 Thiago Teixeira University of Massachusetts Amherst tteixeira at umass dot edu
15 Lixia Zhang UCLA lixia at cs dot ucla dot edu also attend ICN 2018
16 Kajal Bangera NMAMIT bangerakajal12 at gmail dot com also attending ICN 2018
17 Karen Sollins MIT sollins at csail dot mit dot edu
18 Onur Ascigil University College London o dot ascigil at ucl dot ac dot uk
19 Maruti Gupta Intel maruti dot gupta at intel dot com Fri Tue Colonnade Hotel also attending ICN 2018
20 Lotfi Benmohamed NIST lotfi dot benmohamed at nist dot gov
21 Davide Pesavento NIST Davide dot Pesavento at nist dot gov
22 George C. Polyzos AUEB polyzos at aueb dot gr
23 Michal Krol University College London m dot krol at ucl dot ac dot uk
24 Bastiaan Wissingh TNO Netherlands bastiaan dot wissingh at tno dot nl
25 Junji Takemasa Osaka University j-takemasa at ist dot osaka-u dot ac dot jp
26 Yoji Yamamoto Osaka University y-yamamoto at ist dot osaka-u dot ac dot jp
27 Kentaro Kita Osaka University k-kita at ist dot osaka-u dot ac dot jp
28 Ngoc Thanh Dinh Soongsil University thanhdcn at dcn dot ssu dot ac dot kr also attending ICN 2018
29 Arun V U Mass Amherst arun at cs dot umass dot edu
30 Milan Stolic Cisco mistolic at cisco dot com

Registration is now unfortunately closed as we don't have more seats in the room.

If you still would be interested in participating, please contact the chairs to see if there been any cancellations.

Planned ICNRG meeting @ IETF-103 Bangkok, Thailand, November 4-9, 2018

Draft Regular meeting Agenda:


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

(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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