International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communication

WWIC 2015: Wired/Wireless Internet Communications pp 367-380 | Cite as

Towards Information-Centric Wireless Multi-hop Communication

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9071)

Abstract

Information-centric networking (ICN) addresses drawbacks of the Internet protocol, namely scalability and security. ICN is a promising approach for wireless communication because it enables seamless mobile communication, where intermediate or source nodes may change, as well as quick recovery from collisions. In this work, we study wireless multi-hop communication in Content-Centric Networking (CCN), which is a popular ICN architecture. We propose to use two broadcast faces that can be used in alternating order along the path to support multi-hop communication between any nodes in the network. By slightly modifying CCN, we can reduce the number of duplicate Interests by 93.4 % and the number of collisions by 61.4 %. Furthermore, we describe and evaluate different strategies for prefix registration based on overhearing. Strategies that configure prefixes only on one of the two faces can result in at least 27.3 % faster data transmissions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Computer Science and Applied MathematicsUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland

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