This is meant to be a collection of early papers on issues and ideas that eventually got integrated into the NDN design. If you have any comments about any of the papers, or suggestions about what to add/remove, please drop me a note via
"Reversibility and Stochastic Networks" (a book)
F. P. Kelly, 1979
"NETBLT: A High Throughput Transport Protocol"
David Clark, Mark Lambert, and Lixia Zhang
SIGCOMM 1987, September 1987.
"Multicast routing in internetworks and extended LANs"
"RSVP: A New Resource ReSerVation Protocol"
Zhang, Deering, Estrin, Shenker, Zappala
IEEE Network, September, 1993.
"A Reliable Multicast Framework for Light-weight Sessions and Application Level Framing"
Sally Floyd, Van Jacobson, Steven McCanne, Lixia Zhang, Ching-Gung Liu
ACM SIGCOMM 1995.
"Adaptive web caching: towards a new global caching architecture"
Scott Michel, K. Nguyen, Rosenstein, Zhang, Floyd, Jacobson
Computer Networks & ISDN Systems, November 1998.
"Building Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks with Low-Level Naming"
Heidemann, J., Silva, F., Intanagonwiwat, C., Govindan, R., Estrin, D., Ganesan, D., SOSP 2001
"A Robust Data Delivery Protocol for Large Scale Sensor Networks"
Fan Ye, Gary Zhong, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang
The 2nd International Workshop on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), April 2003.