Optimal streaming of layer-encoded multimedia presentations

D. A. Turner, K. W. Ross

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    Abstract

    In the context of communication networks with no QoS guarantees, we describe the problem of streaming layer encoded multimedia presentation data as a two-phase decision problem. We propose a measure of presentation quality called the refined max-min metric that yields a computationally inexpensive algorithm for determining an optimal transmission policy needed within the second decision making phase. We compare this metric with a more traditional one, called the total quality metric, which yields an optimization problem that can be solved with dynamic programming. Using a slide show presentation with a randomly generated sequence of layer-encoded JPEG images, we compare the refined max-min criterion with the total quality criterion.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages263-266
    Number of pages4
    StatePublished - 2000
    Event2000 IEEE Internatinal Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2000) - New York, NY, United States
    Duration: Jul 30 2000Aug 2 2000

    Other

    Other2000 IEEE Internatinal Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2000)
    CountryUnited States
    CityNew York, NY
    Period7/30/008/2/00

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)

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    Turner, D. A., & Ross, K. W. (2000). Optimal streaming of layer-encoded multimedia presentations. 263-266. Paper presented at 2000 IEEE Internatinal Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2000), New York, NY, United States.