Distributing streaming media content using cooperative networking

@inproceedings{Padmanabhan2002DistributingSM,
  title={Distributing streaming media content using cooperative networking},
  author={Venkata N. Padmanabhan and Helen J. Wang and Philip A. Chou and Kunwadee Sripanidkulchai},
  booktitle={NOSSDAV '02},
  year={2002}
}
In this paper, we discuss the problem of distributing streaming media content, both live and on-demand, to a large number of hosts in a scalable way. Our work is set in the context of the traditional client-server framework. Specifically, we consider the problem that arises when the server is overwhelmed by the volume of requests from its clients. As a solution, we propose Cooperative Networking (CoopNet), where clients cooperate to distribute content, thereby alleviating the load on the server… 

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