[Ndn-interest] Named Data Networking (NDN) Project Monthly Newsletter for April 2016

Josh Polterock josh at caida.org
Mon May 2 16:33:54 PDT 2016

Named Data Networking (NDN) Project Newsletter for April 2016

The NDN project team compiles and publishes this newsletter monthly
to inform the community about recent activities, technical news,
meetings, publications, presentations, code releases, and upcoming
events. You can find these newsletters posted on the Named Data
Networking Project blog.


* We are pleased to announce that NIST will host a two-day workshop
  on Named Data Networking on their campus in Gaithersburg, MD on
  May 31-June 1, 2016. Day 1 theme will focus on the Internet of
  Things, Day 2 theme will cover Big Data and Big Media. Please
  find the agenda and links to registration and hotel information
  online at http://www.nist.gov/itl/antd/named-data-networking.cfm.
  Registration will close one week prior to the workshop.


* We announced the first public release of a micro NDN forwarder
  as a browser extension built with the NDN-JS library. The initial
  work on the extension started during the 2nd NDN Hackathon at
  UCSD last month, with a small team of developers. The group
  demonstrated the JavaScript-based ChronoChat app in two tabs
  inside the same browser seamlessly communicating with each other
  without any dependency on external NFD service.  This group's
  effort won the Best External Impact award (See

  The extension source code gets packaged with the NDN-JS codebase at 
  The Firefox Add-on package:
  The Chrome extension package:


* Wentao Shang, Adeola Bannis, Teng Liang, Zhehao Wang, Yingdi Yu,
  Alexander Afanasyev, Jeff Thompson, Jeff Burke, Beichuan Zhang,
  and Lixia Zhang, "Named Data Networking of Things", 1st IEEE
  International Conference on Internet-of-Things Design and
  Implementation, April 2016.

* Yu Zhang, Alexander Afanasyev, Jeff Burke, Lixia Zhang, "A Survey
  of Mobility Support in Named Data Networking" Workshop on
  Name-Oriented Mobility: Architecture, Algorithms and Applications
  (NOM), April 2016.

* PI Jeff Burke presented two talks at the Information-Centric
  Networking Research Group (ICNRG) meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  this month. He presented "NDN architectural principles" and
  "Approaching Privacy over ICN: Values-in-Design Approach."

* For links to slide presentations and breakout summaries,
  please see the 6th NDN Retreat 2016 web page at
  http://www.caida.org/workshops/ndn/1603/ .


* The NDN seminars are internally focused. If you would like to
  participate in the NDN Seminars, please contact the PoC, UCLA
  PhD. candidate Spyridon Mastorakis <Spiros.mastorakis at gmail.com>
  for the most up-to-date information regarding upcoming seminars.

For more information about the Named Data Networking (NDN) Project
please visit http://www.named-data.net/.

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