Directions for Computing in the Network

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (coinrg RG)
Authors Dirk Kutscher  , Teemu Karkkainen  , Joerg Ott 
Last updated 2021-02-01 (latest revision 2020-07-31)
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In-network computing can be conceived in many different ways - from active networking, data plane programmability, running virtualized functions, service chaining, to distributed computing. This memo proposes a particular direction for Computing in the Networking (COIN) research and lists suggested research challenges.


Dirk Kutscher (
Teemu Karkkainen (
Joerg Ott (

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