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QoS-aware joint working packet scheduling and call admission control for video streaming service over WiMAX network

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In this paper, we propose a QoS-aware joint working packet scheduling algorithm and call admission control algorithm to support stable video streaming service to more subscribers over WiMAX network. The proposed call admission control algorithm estimates the network throughput by using a local linear model in terms of a control parameter of the proposed scheduling algorithm, and performs its own functions based on the information. The proposed scheduling algorithm continuously updates the control parameter to pursue an effective tradeoff between the quality-of-service of video streaming and the network throughput. Finally, simulation results are provided to show the performance of the proposed video streaming system.

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This research is supported by the MKE (The Ministry of Knowledge Economy), Korea, under the HNRC (Home Network Research Center)—ITRC (Information Technology Research Center) support program supervised by the NIPA (National IT Industry Promotion Agency) (NIPA-2011-C1090-1111-0010) and is one of results from the project (KI002064), “Development of the core technology and virtualized programmable platform for Future Internet” that is sponsored by MKE and KCC.

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Kim, W., Song, H. QoS-aware joint working packet scheduling and call admission control for video streaming service over WiMAX network. Wireless Netw 17, 1083 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11276-011-0336-9

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  • Video streaming
  • Quality-of-service
  • WiMAX network
  • Packet scheduling
  • Call admission control