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ACM ICN UMOBILE Tutorial

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ACM ICN UMOBILE Tutorial
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Tue, 26. September 2017 - Thu, 28. September 2017
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Cars, sensors, home appliances, every device in the daily life of citizens is becoming a constituent in Future Internet, adding to the need to reconsider requirements and assumptions in terms of network availability and affordability to support the ever-increasing traffic demand. Still, the current Internet can only evolve adequately, if its infrastructure can be devised to accommodate the emerging services. The increased cost of adding new infrastructure and capacity has a drastic effect on rural and remote communities as well as nomadic users as they become marginalized by not gaining access to crucial Internet services. Our goal is to make the Future Internet universally pervasive supporting a diverse set of services.

To achieve this, we develop a Universal Mobile-centric and Opportunistic communications architecture (UMOBILE), which integrates the principles of Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN) and Information Centric Networking (ICN) in a common framework. By relying on an instance of the UMOBILE architecture, users are able to share information directly with other peers without relying on infrastructure or expensive connectivity services; providers are able to provide services in remote areas as well as in scenarios with intermittent internet access.

This tutorial intends to go over three main innovation aspects concerning ICN: i) NDN operation in opportunistic wireless networks based in contextual awareness; ii) the integration of DTN and NDN to facilitate communications when network is impaired; iii) the UMOBILE Lab: the first NDN/ICN testbed federated in Europe.

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