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End-to-end QoS issues of MPEG-4 FGS video streaming traffic delivery in an IP/DVB/UMTS network


  • Pliakas, Thomas
  • Kormentzas, George
  • Skianis, Charalabos


The paper addresses the end-to-end QoS problem of MPEG-4 FGS video streaming traffic delivery over a heterogeneous IP/DVB/UMTS network. It proposes and validates an architecture that explores the joint use of packet prioritization and scalable video coding together with the appropriate mapping of UMTS traffic classes to the DiffServ traffic classes. A set of experimental scenarios, involving eight different video sequences, demonstrates the quality gains of both scalable video coding and prioritized packetization.

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  • Pliakas, Thomas & Kormentzas, George & Skianis, Charalabos, 2008. "End-to-end QoS issues of MPEG-4 FGS video streaming traffic delivery in an IP/DVB/UMTS network," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 191(3), pages 1089-1100, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:191:y:2008:i:3:p:1089-1100

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    1. Sang-Hyong Kim & Kwan-Jong Yoo & Yoojae Won, 2017. "Transmission Algorithm with QoS Considerations for a Sustainable MPEG Streaming Service," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 9(3), pages 1-13, March.

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