Reducing Channel Zapping Time in IPTV Based on User's Channel Selection Behaviors

  title={Reducing Channel Zapping Time in IPTV Based on User's Channel Selection Behaviors},
  author={Chae-Young Lee and Chang Ki Hong and Kang Yong Lee},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting},
Channel zapping time is a crucial issue in Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Quality of Experience (QoE) performance. One way to reduce channel zapping time is a predictive tuning method, which reduces channel zapping time by prejoining channels that are likely to be selected next, in addition to the currently watched channel. This paper presents an improved predictive tuning method that satisfies required channel zapping time with minimized bandwidth usage. Unlike existing methods, the… CONTINUE READING
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