ICN/NDN in mobile, intermittent environments, with applications to VANETs

Schedule: May 16, 2017 (Tuesday) – 10:30am to 12pm.

Local: Salão Camarote B.

Abstract: Recently, Information Centric Networking (ICN) has attracted much attention also for mobiles. Unlike host-based communication models, ICN promotes data names as the first-class citizen in the network. However, the current ICN name-based routing requires Interests be routed by name to the nearest replica, implying the Interests are flooded in VANET. This introduces large overhead and consequently degrades wireless network performance. In order to maintain the efficiency of ICN implementation in VANET, we propose an opportunistic geo-inspired content based routing method. Our method utilizes the last encounter information of each node to infer the locations of content holders. With this information, the Interests can be geo-routed instead of being flooded to reduce the congestion level of the entire network. The simulation results show that our proposed method reduces the scope of flooding to less than two hops and improves retrieval rate by 1.42 times over flooding-based methods.

Presenter: Dr. Mario Gerla is a Professor in the Computer Science Dept at UCLA. He holds an Engineering degree from Politecnico di Milano, Italy and the Ph.D. degree from UCLA. At UCLA, he was part of the team that developed the early ARPANET protocols under the guidance of Prof. Leonard Kleinrock. He joined the UCLA Faculty in 1976.

At UCLA he has designed network protocols including ad hoc wireless clustering, multicast (ODMRP and CODECast) and Internet transport (TCP Westwood). He has lead the ONR MINUTEMAN project, designing the next generation scalable airborne Internet for tactical and homeland defense scenarios. His team is developing a Campus Vehicular Testbed. Parallel research activities are wireless medical monitoring using smart phones and cognitive radios in urban environments.

He is active in the organization of conferences and workshops, including MedHocNet and WONS. He serves on the IEEE TON Scientific Advisory Board. He became IEEE Fellow in 2002, was recently recognized with the MILCOM Technical Contribution Award in 2011, the IEEE Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Society Achievement Award in 2011 and the ACM Sigmobile Outstanding Contribution Award in 2015.







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