GreenICN meets in London, 18-21 May, 2015

The GreenICN consortium met in London from the 18th to the 21st of May 2015. The meeting consisted of the official GreenICN review and all partners project meetings. The review meeting held on the 19th of May was a success. During the project meeting, the main focus was integration of all the solutions. The meeting was held in the University College London campus and was arranged by Prof. George Pavlou and Dr. Ioannis Psaras and the local organization team at the Osaka University.


GreenICN meets in Osaka, 26-28 November, 2014

The GreenICN consortium met in Osaka from the 26th to the 28th of November 2014 and made advances technical issues related to the design, architecture, naming and solutions for scenarios such as disaster and non-disaster. The meeting was held in the University of Osaka and was arranged by Prof. Toru Hasegawa and Atsushi Tagami and the local organization team at the Osaka University.



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GreenICN presents at 5th EU-Japan Symposium In ICT Research And Innovation

Mayutan Arumaithurai and Atsushi Tagami presented the current status of the GreenICN project at the 5th EU-Japan Symposium In ICT Research And Innovation. The agenda consisted of talks by dignitaries from EU and Japan as well as presentations from the ongoing EU-JP projects and the new EU-JP projects. It was followed by parallel tracks to discuss topics of Interest for future EU-JP collaborations. 

GreenICN makes its presence felt @ ACM ICN 2014, Paris.

ACM ICN-2014, the 1st ACM conference on Information-Centric Networking was held in Paris from the 24th-26th September. The conference received a large number of submissions of which 17 were selected for full paper (acceptance ratio: 17%) and 8 were selected for posters. The conference also had a demonstration session with 10 demos.

GreenICN partners had two full papers and also a demonstration. GreenICN paper titled “Exploting ICN for flexible management of software-defined networks” was selected as the best paper of the conference.

13 GreenICN partners (8 Japanese and 5 European) attended the main conference. Some of them attended the tutorial sessions preceding the conference as well as the special ICNRG session on the next day.



EU Partners meeting in Italy, 2-4 September

The EU partners had a technical meeting at the Frascati campus of Tor-verata university from the 2nd-4th September. The meeting was hosted by Nicola Blefari Melazzi and Andrea Detti. Prof. Toru Hasegawa, Kohei Sugiyama and Kenken from the Japanese side also attended the meeting to ensure closer collaborations. In total, there were 13 partners at the meeting.

A highlight of the meeting were the adhoc sessions, where 2-3 groups were randomly matched for 30 minutes to discuss new collaboration possibilities. Additionally, the meeting had a lot of discussions on the work in disaster, video and the demonstration planned.

Prof. Tohru Asami presents GreenICN at e-meeting of FG-DRNRR

Prof. Tohru Asami presents GreenICN work named “Information Centric Networking in Disaster Areas” at e-meeting of FG-DRNRRI on 18 April, 2014.

The committee is going to finalize their deliverables at the 9th FG-DR&NRR meeting in Fiji (The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji) 12-15 May 2014. Based on the presentation, they agreed to input some pages of GreenICN in their framework document “Disaster Relief Systems, Network Resilience and Recovery (DR&NRR): Promising technologies and use cases” which will be published at the end of May. These deliverables will then be sent to appropriate study groups such as SG2 (FG’s parent group), SG13 (Future Networks), SG15, SG16, etc.

GreenICN helps organize pre-FIA workshop on Virtualization

Mayutan Arumaithurai (University of Goettingen) along with Robert Szabo (Ericsson Research, Hungary and participant of the UNIFY project) organized the pre-FIA workshop on virtualization on behalf of the EU Future Internet Cluster. The workshop was held on the 17th of March (see here for the Sessions on 17th March) and 18th of March (see here for the Sessions on 17th March) as a pre-FIA event in Athens.


The workshop had sessions on Standard bodies in virtualization,  efforts to control virtualization and also presentations from 15 ongoing EU projects (See the call for participation for the workshop).

University of Goettingen and NEC meeting: 13th March, 2014

Dr. Jan Seedorf (Senior Researcher at NEC Heidelberg) visited the researchers at the university of Goettingen on the 13th of March to discuss research topics within the GreenICN project. He also presented his work on “Binding Self-Certifying Names to Real-World Identities for Decentralised Assessment of Third-Party Messages” which was accepted at the Infocom NOM workshop, 2014.