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Named Data Networking Community Meeting (NDNcomm) 2019

Venue: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Dates: September 5-6, 2019

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Named Data Networking Community Meeting 2019 will be hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on September 5 and 6, 2019. The organizing committee cordially invites you to participate in and contribute to the event!

NDNComm is an annual event that brings together a large community of researchers from academia, industry, and government, as well as users and other parties interested in the development of Named Data Networking (NDN) technology. NDN is an architectural realization of the broad Information Centric Networking (ICN) vision that enables communications by named, secured data at the network layer. By aligning the network service with application needs, NDN offers many advantages, including stronger security and trustworthiness, enhanced network usability, as well as scalability and resiliency in network communication. In particular, NDN is especially suitable for emerging network environments such as edge computing and Internet of Things (IoT).

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IEEE International Conference on Communications – (RAFNET 2019)

6th International Workshop on Research Advancements in Future Networking Technologies

Recently, a lot of research efforts have been made by both academia and industry side to promote various new and emerging network paradigms. The reason is that during the past decade, it has been realized that the current internet architecture was originally designed for end-to-end host centric communications, however, the actual focal of communications is the content itself. Hence, we have witnessed new architectures such as an Information-Centric Network (ICN) with various extensions like Content-Centric Network (CCN), Named Data Network (NDN), Data-Oriented Network Architecture, and so on. On the other hand, enormous efforts in cellular networks have been made for improving the user experience and as a result, today, we are able to use LTE-A and other networks. In this context, the upcoming 5G networking architectures, whose ongoing research is focused on the networking mechanisms regarding the massive increase in the number of connected devices, bandwidth requirements, reduced latency, and the deployment of supporting operational mechanisms such as network virtualization, cloud-based deployments, mobile edge computing, and storage and new utilization scenarios. Moreover, these modern technologies are being applied in other networking domains as well, including VANETs, Smart Grid, Smart Cities, Internet of Things, Big Data, etc.

The 6th RAFNET workshop was in Shanghai, China on May 24, 2019. The workshop had a panel discussion on the topic “ICN coming out of age” with members from the NDN Project team being the panelists. The workshop also had several NDN papers presented. The papers and presentations will be added shortly to this website.

More details about the Workshop can be found in RAFNET 2019

Named Data Networking (NDN) Project Newsletter for Summer 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.


  • From the NSF/Intel Partnership on Information-Centric Networking in Wireless Edge Networks (ICN-WEN) program:
  • From the NSF CC* Integration program:
    • PIs Edmund Yeh, Harvey Newman, and Christos Papadopoulos received an NSF award for “SANDIE: SDN-Assisted NDN for Data Intensive Experiments” that will develop and deploy SANDIE, a Named Data Networking (NDN) architecture supported by advanced Software Defined Network services for Data Intensive Science, with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) high energy physics program as the leading use case.

Community Outreach

  • The Intel-NSF ICN-WEN Kickoff Workshop was held June 21-22, 2017 in Hilsboro, OR. The workshop hosted an NDN tutorial as well as presentations from project participants. Tutorial videos and presentation slides can be found on the ICN-Enabled Secure Edge Networking with Augmented Reality (ICE-AR) website.
  • On Monday August 21, 2017 the NDN team conducted a one-day SIGCOMM tutorial presenting an introduction to the architectural concepts, recent research results, demonstrations of the NDN testbed and a set of NDN applications, introductions to the open-source codebase and code development, experimental tools, NDN emulator, mini-NDN, an NDN simulator, and discussed future development. For more details, please see the NDN tutorials.

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Perspective on IPR in ICN core protocols

The NDN team recently published its perspective on intellectual property rights in ICN core protocols, to address questions we are regularly asked by the ICN community and related industries, and to contribute to the “harmonization” dialogue underway in the ICNRG.  Feedback and comments are welcome on the ndn-interest mailing list or by other means!

NDN Project Monthly Newsletter for April 2015

The NDN project team compiles and publishes this newsletter monthly 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

  • PI Christos Papadopoulos presented “Named Data Networking in Climate Research and HEP Applications” at the 21st International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2015). Additionally, a group from Imperial College London presented “Possibilities for Named Data Networking in HEP” whereby they built the NDN platform on Centos7 and built a custom C++ application to provide repository services (“repose”). The application is built against lib-ndncxx to connect it to NDN and to backend filesystem libraries librados (part of Ceph) & libcurl The backends serve files into the NDN namespace from either a conventional POSIX filesystem, Ceph or HTTP source (currently read-only client pending solution for authentication).
  • PI Lixia Zhang visited Peking University (PKU) on April 23 where she presented “Tackling the Challenge of Developing A New Internet Architecture” followed by a long Q&A session. Lixia also visited the Institute of Computer Network and Information System at PKU to hear about their ongoing effort with NDN related research.
  • PIs Jeff Burke and Lixia Zhang visited Tsinghua University on April 24 to attend a mini-NDN workshop, organized by Prof. Dan Pei, where professors and graduate students presented their NDN related projects:
    1. Yet Another View on the Pending Interest Table. By Huichen Dai
    2. Hop-adoptive Storage-forwarding Network. By Prof. Bin Liu
    3. Transform HTTP to NDN: How does NDN support Web Content Delivery? By Zhaogeng Li
    4. Adaptive NDN Video Delivery over WLAN. By Menghan Li
    5. Adaptive NDN Forwarding through probing.

    After the mini-workshop we discussed collaboration with Prof. Dan Pei’s group on the NDNFit project.

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