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Packetized Video On Magnet
Author(s): Aurel A. Lazar; John S. White
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Paper Abstract

Theoretical analysis of an ILAN model of MAGNET, an integrated network testbed developed at Columbia University, shows that the bandwidth freed up by video and voice calls during periods of little movement in the images and silence periods in the speech signals could be utilized efficiently for graphics and data transmission. Based on these investigations, an architecture supporting adaptive protocols that are dynamically controlled by the requirements of a fluctuating load and changing user environment has been advanced. To further analyze the behavior of the network, a real-time packetized video system has been implemented. This system is embedded in the real time multimedia workstation EDDY that integrates video, voice and data traffic flows. Protocols supporting variable bandwidth, constant quality packetized video transport are descibed in detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0707, Visual Communications and Image Processing, (20 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.937256
Show Author Affiliations
Aurel A. Lazar, Columbia University (United States)
John S. White, Columbia University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0707:
Visual Communications and Image Processing
T. Russell Hsing, Editor(s)

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