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Balanced Routes for Efficiency in the Information Centric Networks

M. Hoseini, Sh. Jamali


Information Centric Network (ICN) is one of the alternative solutions for the next generation of the internet architecture, shifting form the end to end model to a content centric fashion. However, one key challenge that has not been addressed in the literature appropriately is that of load balancing. In this paper, we design a strategy for global load balancing in ICN and propose a balance-oriented content discovery and content routing algorithms. For proving our work efficiency, in addition to routing aspects we compare our method with differences caching methods. Extensive simulation results show that the proposed approach outperforms the conventional methods in terms of load balancing and enhance overall performance in ICN.


Balanced Routes, Network Efficiency, Global Load Balancing, Content Discovery.

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