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Cooperative reliable multicast protocol with local recovery
Author(s): Young-Mi Ohk; Steven H. Low
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Paper Abstract

A cooperative reliable multicast protocol (CRMP) has been developed to improve real-time data transmission on the Internet Multicast Backbone by adding a retransmit server and some repair servers to the multicast session in order to recover lost packets. This paper describes a design and implementation of CRMP with local recovery (L-CRMP), an extension to the original CRMP. In L-CRMP each repair server can work as a local server that retransmits packets to other repair servers that do not receive them from the source. Our goal in L-CRMP is to reduce the network overhead caused by retransmission packets while keeping the effective loss rate at the receivers approximately the same.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3530, Performance and Control of Network Systems II, (7 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.325876
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Young-Mi Ohk, Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Steven H. Low, Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3530:
Performance and Control of Network Systems II
Wai Sum Lai; Robert B. Cooper, Editor(s)

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