Taxonomy of Coding Techniques for Efficient Network Communications
draft-irtf-nwcrg-network-coding-taxonomy-08

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NWCRG                                                         B. Adamson
Internet-Draft                                                       NRL
Intended status: Informational                                  C. Adjih
Expires: September 19, 2018                                        INRIA
                                                               J. Bilbao
                                                                 Ikerlan
                                                               V. Firoiu
                                                             BAE Systems
                                                               F. Fitzek
                                                              TU Dresden
                                                               S. Ghanem
                                                             Independant
                                                               E. Lochin
                                                          ISAE - Supaero
                                                              A. Masucci
                                                                  Orange
                                                          M-J. Montpetit
                                                             Independant
                                                             M. Pedersen
                                                      Aalborg University
                                                              G. Peralta
                                                                 Ikerlan
                                                            V. Roca, Ed.
                                                                   INRIA
                                                               P. Saxena
                                                      AnsuR Technologies
                                                            S. Sivakumar
                                                                   Cisco
                                                          March 18, 2018

   Taxonomy of Coding Techniques for Efficient Network Communications
              draft-irtf-nwcrg-network-coding-taxonomy-08

Abstract

   This document is the product of the Network Coding Research Group
   (NWCRG).  It summarizes a recommended terminology for Network Coding
   concepts and constructs.  It provides a comprehensive set of terms in
   order to avoid ambiguities in future IRTF and IETF documents on
   Network Coding.  This document is in-line with the terminology used
   by the RFCs produced by the Reliable Multicast Transport (RMT) and
   FEC Framework (FECFRAME) IETF working groups.

Adamson, et al.        Expires September 19, 2018               [Page 1]
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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  General definitions and concepts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Taxonomy of Code Uses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   4.  Coding Details  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.1.  Coding Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.2.  Coding Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     4.3.  Coding In Practice  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
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