Named Data Networking (NDN) Project Newsletter for May-Sept 2018

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

  • On Sunday, May 20, 2018 we held discussions on various topics in NDN at ICC 2018 ICN-SRA Workshop in Kansas City, MO. F or information about the program, see the Workshop page. Recording of the workshop panel and presentations is available here on Youtube channel.
  • On September 19-20, 2018 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted the Named Data Networking Community Meeting (NDNcomm 2018) in Gaithersburg, MD. More information and recordings of the meeting available on NIST events page.
  • On Friday, September 21, 2018 the NDN team presented two tutorials at ACM ICN 2018 conference:

Technical News

  • We released version 0.6.3 of Named Data Networking Forwarding Daemon (NFD) and ndn-cxx library. More details are available in NFD release notes and ndn-cxx library release notes.
  • We released version 0.6.2 of NDN Essential Tools. More details are available in the release notes.
  • We released new versions of all NDN-CCL libraries to accompany the NFD 0.6.3 release. The libraries now accept Interest packets in the new format 0.3, names support typed name components, and the new component type ParametersSha256DigestComponent (with “params-sha256” in the name URI).

    For a detailed list of all the changes, see the CHANGELOG in each library. Here are the release versions for each library:

New NDN Publications, Posters, Presentations, and Technical Reports

More details about publications, posters, demos, presentations, and technical reports are available in the corresponding sections on NDN website.

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.

  • May 29, 2018: “Mitigate DDoS over NDN: Producer-assisted Pushback” by Zhiyi Zhang (UCLA)
  • Jun 12, 2018: “Bridging the ICN Deployment Gap with IPoC: An IP-over-ICN protocol for 5G Networks” by Chengyu Fan (CSU)
  • Aug 7, 2018: “Routing/Forwarding in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks” by Md Ashiqur Rahman (University of Arizona)
  • Aug 21, 2018: “NDN producer mobility support” by Zhongda Xia (UCLA)
  • Aug 28, 2018: “NDN Self-learning for LAN: design, implementation, and deployment” by Teng Liang (University of Arizona)

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