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Design of scheduling and rate-adaptation algorithms for adaptive HTTP streaming
Author(s): Stephan Hesse
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Paper Abstract

In adaptive HTTP streaming model, the HTTP server stores multiple representations of media content, encoded at different rates. It is the function of a streaming client to select and retrieve segments of appropriate representations to enable continuous media playback under varying network conditions. In this paper we describe design of a control mechanism enabling such a selection and retrieval of media data during streaming session. We also describe the architecture of a streaming client for adaptive HTTP streaming and provide simulation data illustrating the effectiveness of the proposed control mechanism for handling bandwidth fluctuations typical for TCP traffic.

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Date Published: 26 September 2013
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8856, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVI, 88560M (26 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2044399
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Stephan Hesse, DISPARAT Consulting (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8856:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVI
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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