Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks

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Integrated System of Networking, Caching, and Computing

  • Chenmeng Wang
  • F. Richard Yu
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32903-1_124-1



Integrated systems of networking, caching, and computing refer to integrated frameworks and technologies in wireless or mobile communication systems that take into consideration at least two aspects of networking, caching, and computing, aiming at providing coherent and sustainable services to fulfill various mobile network user demands, such as high-data-rate communication, low-latency information retrieval, and extensive computation resources.

Historical Background

Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) (Liang and Yu, 2014), and Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) are key supporting technologies from the networking vector of the integrated system. SDN can enable the separation between the data plane and the control plane, therefore realizing the independence of the data plane capacity from the control plane resource, which means high data rates can be achieved without incurring...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chenmeng Wang
    • 1
  • F. Richard Yu
    • 2
  1. 1.Chongqing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsChongqingChina
  2. 2.Carleton UniversityOttawaCanada

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  • Richard Yu

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