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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.

Experimental RFCs

  • RFC 8569 "Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) Semantics "
    • This document describes the core concepts of the Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) architecture and presents a network protocol based on two messages: Interests and Content Objects.
  • RFC 8609 " Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) Messages in TLV Format "
    • This document specifies the encoding of CCNx messages in a TLV packet format, including the TLV types used by each message element and the encoding of each value.

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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 @ IETF 105 Montreal, 21st July 2019

Refreshments during the breaks is kindly provided by Network Systems Research & Design.

Sunday meeting: Agenda

Agenda proposals are invited. Please send your proposals to the mailing list or directly to the chairs.

Registration for ICNRG interim meeting

Please register for the interim meeting.

# Name Affiliation Email Arriving Departing Hotel Comments
1 Börje Ohlman Ericsson Research Borje dot Ohlman at ericsson dot com Friday Friday Fairmont
2 Dirk Kutscher Huawei ietf at dkutscher dot net
3 Dave Oran Network Systems Research & Design daveoran at orandom dot net
4 Christian Tschudin U of Basel chr ist ian dot tsc hud in@ uni bas .ch
5 Matthias Waehlisch FU Berlin m.waehlisch at fu-berlin dot de
6 Thomas C. Schmidt HAW Hamburg at haw-hamburg dot de
7 Jan Seedorf HFT STuttgart jan dot seedorf at hft-stuttgart dot de
8 Greg White CableLabs g dot white at cablelabs dot com
9 Jungha Hong ETRI jhong at etri dot re dot kr
10 Yong-Geun Hong ETRI yghong at etri dot re dot kr
11 Minsuk Kim ETRI mskim16 at etri dot re dot kr
12 Haksuh Kim ETRI tuple at etri dot re dot kr
13 Ruidong Li NICT lrd at nict dot go dot jp
14 Karen Sollins MIT sollins at sail dot mit dot edu
15 John Wroclawski USC ISI jtw at isi dot edu
16 Ken Calvert U. Kentucky calvert at netlab dot uky dot edu
17 Yiannis Psaras UCL i.psaras at ucl dot ac dot uk
18 Toru Hasegawa Osaka University t-hasegawa at ist dot osaka-u dot ac dot jp
19 Jussi Kangasharju University of Helsinki Jussi dot Kangasharju at helsinki dot fi
20 Eve Schooler Intel eve dot m dot schooler at intel dot com
x N N Affiliation xxx at org dot domain

ICNRG regular meeting @ IETF 105 Montreal, 20-26 July 2019

Regular meeting: Proposed Agenda

Past ICNRG meetings

All agendas, meeting materials and minutes of past ICNRG meetings can be found at:

Related Events

Past events

Related RFCs

Related Information

Here we list ICN overview articles and tutorials:

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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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