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On the analysis and management of cache networks

Elisha J Rosensweig, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Abstract

Over the past few years Information-Centric Networking, a networking architecture in which host-to-content communication protocols are introduced, has been gaining much attention. A central component of such an architecture is a large-scale interconnected caching system. To date, the modeling of these cache networks, as well as understanding of how they should be managed, are both in their infancy. ^ This dissertation sets out to consider both of these challenges. We consider approximate and bounding analysis of cache network performance, the convergence of such systems to steady-state, and the manner in which content should be searched for in a cache network. Taken as a whole, the work presented here constitutes an array of fundamental tools for addressing the challenges posed by this new and exciting field.^

Subject Area

Communication|Computer science

Recommended Citation

Rosensweig, Elisha J, "On the analysis and management of cache networks" (2012). Doctoral Dissertations Available from Proquest. AAI3546047.
http://scholarworks.umass.edu/dissertations/AAI3546047

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