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Segment tree based control plane protocol for peer-to-peer on-demand streaming service discovery
Author(s): Changxi Zheng; Guobin Shen; Shipeng Li
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Paper Abstract

With the intensifying academic interest in video streaming over peer-to-peer(P2P) network, more and more streaming protocols have been proposed to address different problems, such as QoS, load balancing, transmission reliability, bandwidth effciency, etc. However, to the best of our knowledge, an important component of any practical P2P streaming system, the streaming service discovery, which is to discover potential peers from which a newcomer could receive the requested stream, is rarely granted particular consideration. In this paper, we are inspired from a special data structure, namely Segment Tree(ST), and propose a protocol to address this problem. Furthermore, we fully decouple the control plane and data plane in video streaming, and hence provide more flexibilities in designing protocols on both of them.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 July 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5960, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2005, 59600B (31 July 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.631452
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Changxi Zheng, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Guobin Shen, Microsoft Research Asia (China)
Shipeng Li, Microsoft Research Asia (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5960:
Visual Communications and Image Processing 2005
Shipeng Li; Fernando Pereira; Heung-Yeung Shum; Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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