Bit-aligned Header Compression For Ccn Messages Using Dictionary

Abstract

One embodiment provides a system in a first node that facilitates efficient packet forwarding. During operation, the system stores, in a storage device in a first node, a static dictionary comprising a mapping between a type and length (TL) string and a byte-aligned compressed replacement string. The system encodes the byte-aligned compressed replacement string based on an encoding technique to generate a bit-aligned encoded replacement string and stores a mapping between the encoded replacement string and the TL string in an encoded dictionary. If the system identifies the TL string in a packet, the system replaces the TL string with the encoded replacement string and transmits the packet to a second node storing the encoded dictionary in a local storage device, thereby facilitating bit-aligned compression of a TL string.


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  • Publication: Jul 10, 2018
  • Application: Nov 4, 2015
    US US 201514932588 A
  • Priority: Nov 4, 2015
    US US 201514932588 A

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