A Novel Peer-to-Peer Naming Infrastructure for Next Generation Networks

  • Ramy Farha
  • Alberto Leon-Garcia
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4786)


One of the major challenges in next generation networks is naming, which allows the different entities on the network to identify, find, and address each other. In this paper, we propose a novel Peer-to-Peer naming infrastructure, which takes into account the expected changes in the next generation networks due to the trends shaping network evolution. The success of the Peer-to-Peer paradigm for applications such as file sharing and instant messaging has lead to research on other areas where such a paradigm could be useful, to provide the scalability, robustness, and flexibility that characterize Peer-to-Peer applications.


Service Provider Internet Protocol Mobility Management Physical Resource Composite Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramy Farha
    • 1
  • Alberto Leon-Garcia
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Toronto, Toronto, OntarioCanada

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