What is ICN (Information‐centric networks)?

Information‐centric networks are subject to perpetual availability and the end-to-end principle. It is utilized to advance the Internet infrastructure away from a host-centric paradigm. Information-centric networking (ICN) is a way to advance the Internet infrastructure to straightforwardly uphold this utilization by presenting particularly named information as a core Internet principle. ICN ideas can be applied to various layers of the protocol stack: name-based information access can be carried out on top of the current IP framework.