Interest tree based information dissemination via vehicular named data networking

Xiaokun Li, Siyang Wang, Weigang Wu, Xu Chen, Bin Xiao

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Named Data Networking (NDN) is a promising technology for content centric networks, and it is suitable for vehicular networks since no IP architecture is required. Quite a number of solutions have been proposed for vehicular NDN (V- NDN), but high communication cost due to frequent topology changes caused by high mobility of vehicles is still a challenge to be addressed. In this paper, we study how to disseminate traffic information to vehicles via V-NDN. Different from existing works, we consider navigation route based data interests, i.e., a vehicle is concerned about the traffic information along road segments planned to take. According to such a data interest scenario, we propose a tree based data interest structure and associated maintenance operations to merge identical data interests due to overlapping navigation routes among different vehicles. With the tree based data interest management, the number of interest packets can be significantly reduced. Then, we propose trigger based mechanisms for data interest packet re-sending and forwarding, which can avoid unnecessary interest packets re-sending. With our design, traffic information can be disseminated to interested nodes with high success ratio and low communication cost simultaneously. Simulations via SUMO and ndnSIM confirm such advantages of our work.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICCCN 2018 - 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538651568
Publication statusPublished - 9 Oct 2018
Event27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2018 - Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China
Duration: 30 Jul 20182 Aug 2018

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN
ISSN (Print)1095-2055


Conference27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2018
CityHangzhou City, Zhejiang Province


  • information centric network
  • information dissemination
  • named data networking
  • routing and forwarding
  • vehicular networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Software

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