Named Data Networking (NDN) Project Newsletter for February/March 2017

The NDN project team compiles and publishes this newsletter periodically to inform the community about recent activities, technical news, meetings, publications, presentations, code releases, and upcoming events. You can find these newsletters posted on the Named Data Networking Project blog.

Community Outreach

  • We held our annual NDNComm Meeting at the University of Memphis March 23-24, 2017. For those who could not travel to Memphis, TN, you can view the archived video streams on the web. To do so, point your browser at You can find details regarding the final meeting agenda and links to presentations and posters at
  • We held the 4th NDN Hackathon immediately following NDNcomm on 25-26 March, 2017. For more information about the projects and their outcomes please see

Technical News

NDN Publications, Presentations, and Technical Reports

  • NDN TR-54 Revision 1: Manika Mittal, Alex Afanasyev, and Lixia Zhang, “NDN Certificate Bundle.” The Certificate Bundle protocol provides a way to retrieve a set of the certificates needed to authenticate a data packet within one RTT and assures that the same place as data packet (original data publisher or a managed repo).
  • NDN TR-55 Revision 2: Susmit Shannigrahi, Dan Massey, Christos Papadopoulos, “Traceroute for Named Data Networking.” This technical report begins to document Traceroute for Named Data Networking. We discuss the issues and trace-offs for such an implementation.
  • NDN TR-43 Revision 2: Wentao Shang, Alexander Afanasyev, and Lixia Zhang. “The Design and Implementation of the NDN Protocol Stack for RIOT-OS.” This paper presents the design and implementation of the NDN protocol stack for RIOT-OS, a popular operating system for constrained IoT platforms.

NDN Seminars

The NDN seminars are internally focused. If you would like to participate in the NDN Seminars, please contact the PoC, UCLA PhD. candidate Spyridon Mastorakis <> for the most up-to-date information regarding upcoming seminars.

  • 16 February 2017 Ashlesh Gawande (University of Memphis) “Partial Sync”
  • 2 March 2017 Klaus Schneider (University of Arizona) ” How to Establish Loop-Free Multipath Routes in Named Data Networking”

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