inis 19(20): e5

Research Article

Network Coding Design for Reliable Satellite Communication Services

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  • @ARTICLE{10.4108/eai.16-9-2019.160074,
        author={Do  Duy  Tan},
        title={Network Coding Design for Reliable Satellite Communication Services},
        journal={EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems},
        keywords={Network coding, network function virtualization, satellite communications, reliability, connectivity},
  • Do Duy Tan
    Year: 2019
    Network Coding Design for Reliable Satellite Communication Services
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.16-9-2019.160074
Do Duy Tan1,*
  • 1: Department of Computer and Communication Engineering, HCMC University of Technology and Education, Vietnam
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In this paper, we present a possible way forward to the design of network coding (NC) as a virtual network functionality offered to the communication service designer. Specifically, we propose the integration of NC and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) architectural designs. The integration is realized as a toolbox of NC design domains that the service designer can use for flow engineering. Our proposed design framework combines network protocol-driven design and system modular-driven design approaches. In particular, the adaptive choice of the network codes and its use for a specific service can be optimized depending on the ultimate service intent and underlying network. We work out a complete use case where we design geo-network coding, an application of NC for which coding rate is optimized using databases of geo-location information towards an efficient use of network resources. Our numerical results highlight the benefits of both the proposed NC design framework and the specific application.