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Scalable mobility support in future internet architectures

By Xavier K Mwangi


Thesis: M. Eng., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2018.This electronic version was submitted by the student author. The certified thesis is available in the Institute Archives and Special Collections.Cataloged student-submitted from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-51).In this thesis, we present MobileNDN, a scalable design for producer mobility support in the Named Data Network (NDN) architecture. While the initial design of NDN provided support for consumer mobility automatically via its stateful forwarding plane, a solution for producer mobility was left unspecified. The mobility support scheme we propose decouples the tasks of 1) detecting whether data may exist on a mobile producer, and of 2) forwarding interest packets towards the mobile producer. First, we use NDNS to detect zones that may be served by mobile producers. Second, based on insights from MobilityFirst, we introduce a scalable global mapping service to locate mobile producers. The combination of these two components yields a mobility solution that allows NDN's forwarding to operate and scale in the face of mobile consumers and producers.Funded under NSF Grant 1413973by Xavier K. Mwangi.M. Eng

Topics: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Year: 2018
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