Optimizing the quality of scalable video streams on P2P networks

@article{Rajendran2004OptimizingTQ,
  title={Optimizing the quality of scalable video streams on P2P networks},
  author={Raj Kumar Rajendran and Dan Rubenstein},
  journal={IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2004. GLOBECOM '04.},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={953-959 Vol.2}
}
The volume of multimedia data, including video, served through peer-to-peer (P2P) networks is growing rapidly. Unfortunately, high bandwidth transfer rates are rarely available to P2P clients on a consistent basis, making it difficult to use P2P networks to stream video for on-line viewing. In this paper, we develop and evaluate on-line algorithms that coordinate the pre-fetching of scalably-coded variable bitrate video. These algorithms are ideal for P2P environments in that they require no… CONTINUE READING
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