[ndnSIM] Difference between Custom and Real NDN Applications

Inayat Ali falcon19khan at gmail.com
Sat Oct 14 01:22:41 PDT 2017

Thank You Spyros.
What i got from your answer is that "I may need to write a custom app for
producer/consumer and also change the existing forwarding strategy for my
mobility idea implementation depending on my idea requirements." Is that

Thank You

On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 9:57 PM, Spyridon (Spyros) Mastorakis <
mastorakis at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Oct 13, 2017, at 12:50 AM, Inayat Ali <falcon19khan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> What's the difference between NDN Real and custom applications in ndnSIM
> tutorial?
> as it is stated in the tutorial, real apps use the Face abstraction
> provided by ndn-cxx, while custom apps are designed to follow the NS-3
> principles more closely (e.g., the ones in the /apps folder).
> How to implement a new mobility support techniques in NDN? I mean Should i
> write a new custom/real NDN application or a new forwarding strategy to
> implement my new Idea?
> This is a research question that has to do with whether you need some kind
> of support from the network in terms of dealing with Interest and Data
> packets. An application can generate requests for data (consumer) and
> respond to requests with Data (producer), while a forwarding strategy can
> decide on what to do with forwarded Interests and returned Data packets
> across the network.
> Thanks,
> Spyridon (Spyros) Mastorakis
> Personal Website: http://cs.ucla.edu/~mastorakis/
> Internet Research Laboratory
> Computer Science Department
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