Towards the Exact Rate-Memory Trade-off for Uncoded Caching with Secure Delivery
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Dept Elect & Comp Engn
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CitationM. Bahrami, M. A. Attia, R. Tandon and B. Vasić, "Towards the exact rate-memory trade-off for uncoded caching with secure delivery," 2017 55th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), Monticello, IL, 2017, pp. 878-885. doi: 10.1109/ALLERTON.2017.8262831
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AbstractWe consider the problem of secure delivery in a single-hop caching network with a central server connected to multiple end-users via an insecure multi-cast link. The server has a database of a set of files (content) and each user, which is equipped with a local cache memory, requests access one of the files. In addition to delivering users' requests, the server needs to keep the files (information-theoretically) secure from an external eavesdropper observing the underlying communications between the server and users. We focus on an important class of content placement strategies where the pre-fetching is required to be uncoded and caches are filled with uncoded fragments of files. In this paper, we establish the exact characterization of secure rate-memory trade-off for the worst-case communication rate through a matching converse under the constraint of uncoded cache placement where the number of users is no larger than the number of files in the database.
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