On Achieving Proot in Providing near Video-on-demand Services

  title={On Achieving Proot in Providing near Video-on-demand Services},
  author={S.-H. Gary Chan and Fouad A. Tobagi},
1 On Achieving Pro t in Providing Near Video-on-Demand Services S.-H. Gary Chan Fouad A. Tobagi Department of Electrical Engineering Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305 Abstract| In near video-on-demand, requests for the same movie arriving within a period of time are grouped together (i.e., batched) and served with a single multicast stream; thereby reducing the bandwidth requirement compared with the unbatched case. We consider here that the use of a multicast channel comes with a cost… CONTINUE READING


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