Research Directions for Using ICN in Disaster Scenarios
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ICNRG                                                         J. Seedorf
Internet-Draft                 HFT Stuttgart - Univ. of Applied Sciences
Intended status: Informational                           M. Arumaithurai
Expires: August 2, 2020                         University of Goettingen
                                                               A. Tagami
                                                      KDDI Research Inc.
                                                         K. Ramakrishnan
                                                University of California
                                                      N. Blefari Melazzi
                                                  University Tor Vergata
                                                        January 30, 2020

        Research Directions for Using ICN in Disaster Scenarios
                      draft-irtf-icnrg-disaster-10

Abstract

   Information Centric Networking (ICN) is a new paradigm where the
   network provides users with named content, instead of communication
   channels between hosts.  This document outlines some research
   directions for Information Centric Networking with respect to
   applying ICN approaches for coping with natural or human-generated,
   large-scale disasters.  This document is a product of the
   Information-Centric Networking Research Group (ICNRG).

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Disaster Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Research Challenges and Benefits of ICN . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  High-Level Research Challenges  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  How ICN can be Beneficial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.3.  ICN as Starting Point vs. Existing DTN Solutions  . . . .   8
   4.  Use Cases and Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   5.  ICN-based Research Approaches and Open Research Challenges  .  10
     5.1.  Suggested ICN-based Research Approaches . . . . . . . . .  10
     5.2.  Open Research Challenges  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   7.  Conclusion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   8.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     9.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     9.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   Appendix A.  Acknowledgment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19

1.  Introduction

   This document summarizes some research challenges for coping with
   natural or human-generated, large-scale disasters.  In particular,
   the document discusses potential research directions for applying
   Information Centric Networking (ICN) to address these challenges.

   There are existing research and standardization approaches (for
   instance, see further the work and discussions in the concluded IRTF
   DTN Research Group [dtnrg] and in the IETF DTN Working Group [dtnwg])
   and an IRTF stream Experimental RFC [RFC5050] for Delay/Disruption
   Tolerant Networking (DTN), which is a key necessity for communicating
   in the disaster scenarios we are considering in this document (see
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