[Ndn-interest] Named Data Networking (NDN) Project Monthly Newsletter for January 2017

Josh Polterock josh at caida.org
Thu Feb 2 08:38:40 PST 2017

Named Data Networking (NDN) Project Newsletter for January 2017

The NDN project team compiles and publishes this newsletter periodically
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.


* Registration remains open for NDNcomm at the University of Memphis
  March 23-24, 2017 immediately preceding IETF 98 in Chicago.  The
  deadline to request travel grants is February 6, 2017. To
  register, point your browser at
  http://www.caida.org/workshops/ndn/1703/register.xml.  You can
  find details regarding the developing meeting agenda and accomodations
  at http://www.caida.org/workshops/ndn/1703/.

* Call for Hacks: we will hold the 4th NDN Hackathon immediately
  following NDNcomm on 25-26 March, 2017.  Submission deadline:
  March 1, 2017 For more information please see


 * We released version 0.5.1 of Named Data Networking Forwarding
   Daemon (NFD) and ndn-cxx library.

   The detailed release notes:
    - for NFD: http://named-data.net/doc/NFD/0.5.1/RELEASE_NOTES.html
    - for ndn-cxx library: http://named-data.net/doc/ndn-cxx/0.5.1/RELEASE_NOTES.html

   More details about NFD, tutorials, HOWTOs, a FAQ and other useful
   resources are available on official webpages of NFD and ndn-cxx:
    - http://named-data.net/doc/NFD/0.5.1/
    - http://named-data.net/doc/ndn-cxx/0.5.1/

   **NEW** PPA binary packages now include support for arm64, armhf,
   and ppc64el CPU architectures.

* We released ndnSIM version 2.3, a new release of the NDN simulator.
  The new version includes the updated submodules of NFD and ndn-cxx
  (based on 0.5.0 with updates from the master branch) and features
  full support of NDNLPv2, including support for network NACKs.
  For more details about the release, refer to

* We released version 0.3.1 of Named-data Link State Routing Protocol
  (NLSR).  More information about NLSR, release notes, tutorials,
  installation and configuration guides, and other useful information
  can be found at: http://named-data.net/doc/NLSR/0.3.1/


* Wentao Shang, Alexander Afanasyev, and Lixia Zhang, "The Design
  and Implementation of the NDN Protocol Stack for RIOT-OS" published
  in the proceedings of GLOBECOM Workshop on Information Centric
  Networking Solutions for Real World Applications, December 2016


* 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.

   - 14 December 2016 Wentao Shang, (University of California, Los Angeles) "VectorSync design overview"
   - 12 January  2016 Junxiao Shi (University of Arizona) "Technical Discussion of Self-Learning Strategy
   - 2 February 2017 2pm Jongdeog Lee (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne) "SwiftNDN: NDN support for iOS" 

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

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