A novel scalable interactive multiple-rate staggered broadcasting video-on-demand system

@article{Azad2004ANS,
  title={A novel scalable interactive multiple-rate staggered broadcasting video-on-demand system},
  author={S. A. Azad and Manzur Murshed and L. S. Dooley},
  journal={2004 International Networking and Communication Conference},
  year={2004},
  pages={146-151}
}
Ideally, video-on-demand (VOD) systems provide the user with the facility to watch any video at the time of their choice and permit interactive (VCR) functionality. Special contingency channels can be allocated in order to provide VCR functions; however; this threatens the scalability of the VOD system. Client buffering is an alternative, but, due to its discrete nature, present algorithms suffer from discontinuous VCR actions. A novel scheme for providing VCR functions is proposed by buffering… CONTINUE READING