On Pending Interest Table in Named Data Networking

Date Added: Oct 2012
Format: PDF

Internet has witnessed its paramount function transition from host-to-host communication to content dissemination. Named Data Net-working (NDN) and Content-Centric Networking (CCN) emerge as a clean slate network architecture to embrace this shift. Pending Interest Table (PIT) in NDN/CCN keeps track of the Interest packets that are received but yet un-responded, which brings NDN/CCN significant features, such as communicating without the knowledge of source or destination, loop and packet loss detection, multipath routing, better security, etc.