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Effective Content Delivery with Distributed Edge Caching in WiFi Networks

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posted on 23.02.2021, 02:33 by Lalhruaizela .
There are two dimensions that are being explored by the research community to alleviate the load on today’s Internet infrastructure, and service end-users’ demands: (i) cache content close to the users, and (ii) use of coded delivery to reduce the amount of data transmitted. This thesis aims to bridge the gap between theory and practice on content caching and delivery over wireless networks. To achieve this, this thesis provides the following contributions. (i) Design of a content caching and coded delivery system at the WiFi edge as well as the algorithms therewith, (ii) Estimation of the gains of caching and coding, as well as the tradeoffs between them in a WiFi network. Based on an extensive set of experiments, this thesis evaluates the effectiveness of caching and coding in a wireless system, specifically in WiFi networks.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Emanuele Viterbo

Additional supervisor 1

D Manjunath

Additional supervisor 2

Nikhil Karamchandani

Year of Award

2021

Department, School or Centre

Electrical & Computer Systems Engineering

Additional Institution or Organisation

IITB-Monash

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

Doctorate

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering