Adaptive UEP and Packet Size Assignment for Scalable Video Transmission over Burst-Error Channels

  • Chen-Wei LeeEmail author
  • Chu-Sing Yang
  • Yih-Ching Su
Open Access
Research Article
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Video Analysis and Coding for Robust Transmission


This work proposes an adaptive unequal error protection (UEP) and packet size assignment scheme for scalable video transmission over a burst-error channel. An analytic model is developed to evaluate the impact of channel bit error rate on the quality of streaming scalable video. A video transmission scheme, which combines the adaptive assignment of packet size with unequal error protection to increase the end-to-end video quality, is proposed. Several distinct scalable video transmission schemes over burst-error channel have been compared, and the simulation results reveal that the proposed transmission schemes can react to varying channel conditions with less and smoother quality degradation.


Error Rate Information Technology Quantum Information Channel Condition Video Quality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringNational Sun Yat-Sen UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Information EngineeringI-Shou UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan

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