Hybrid Peer-to-peer Streaming System for Mobile Peers with Transcoding

Zeng, Shuai and Zhao, Guo-feng and Xu, Chuan (2015) Hybrid Peer-to-peer Streaming System for Mobile Peers with Transcoding. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies, 2 (4). e5. ISSN 2409-9708

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Abstract

In this paper, we study in hybrid peer-to-peer (P2P) streaming system, which includes fixed peers and mobile peers in the same network, and propose a flow rate allocation algorithm to optimize the streaming system. In the proposed algorithm, based on transcoding technique, we describe how to exchange original and transcoded data among video source server, fixed and mobile peers. The purpose of our algorithm is to reduce the bandwidth demand of video source server, while ensuring the flow rate of video data sending to any peer no less than its video coding rate. We compare the performance of P2P streaming system using our algorithm with traditional design in various situations in the simulation experiment, and test how much benefit the system can get from the new algorithm. The results show that, if the flow rate of video data is allocated appropriately, better performance of streaming system can be achieved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: streaming system, peer-to-peer network, video transmission, data distribution, mobile communications
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2021 13:18
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2021 13:18
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/2160

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