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Content Retrieval While Moving Across IP and NDN Network Architectures

Guimarães, C. ; Quevedo, J. ; Ferreira, R. ; Corujo, D. ; Aguiar, R.

Content Retrieval While Moving Across IP and NDN Network Architectures, Proc IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), Barcelona, Spain, Vol. , pp. - , July, 2019.

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Research on Future Internet has gained traction in recent years, with a variety of clean-slate network architectures being proposed. The realization of such proposals may lead to a period of coexistence with the current Internet, creating a heterogeneous Future Internet. In such a vision, mobile nodes (MNs) can move across access networks supporting different network architectures, while being able to maintain the access to content during this movement.

In order to support such scenarios, this paper proposes an inter-network architecture mobility framework that allows MNs to move across different network architectures without losing access to the contents being accessed. The usage of the proposed framework is exemplified and evaluated in a mobility scenario targeting IP and NDN network architectures in a content retrieval use case. The obtained results validate the proposed framework while highlighting the impact on the overall communication between the MN and content source.