Concepts

The concepts underpinning recursive networks in general and Ouroboros in particular.

Under construction, subpages are accessible.


The problem with the current layered model of the Internet

The current networking paradigm

Recursive networks

The recursive network paradigm

Elements of a recursive network

The building blocks for recursive networks.

The protocols

A brief introduction to the main protocols.

Recursive layers

How to build a recursive network.

Flow allocation

The most important concept in Ouroboros

The Ouroboros datapath (unicast)

What happens when you do a flow_write()/flow_read()?

Last modified July 6, 2019