Network Coding Taxonomy

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Authors Victor Firoiu  , Brian Adamson  , Vincent Roca  , Cédric Adjih  , Josu Bilbao  , Frank Fitzek  , Antonia Masucci  , Marie-Jose Montpetit 
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This document summarizes a recommended terminology for Network Coding concepts and constructs. It provides a comprehensive set of terms with unique names in order to avoid ambiguities in future Network Coding IRTF and IETF documents. This document is intended to be in- line with the terminology used by the RFCs produced by the Reliable Multicast Transport (RMT) and FEC Framework (FECFRAME) IETF working groups.


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