Adaptive Multimedia System Architecture for Improving QoS inWireless Networks

  • Amit Mahajan
  • Padmavathi Mundur
  • Anupam Joshi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2532)


In this paper, we present an adaptive end-system based architecture for improving QoS in wireless networks. The proposed system adapts to fluctuating network resources by transmitting lower fidelity streams, chosen based on user preferences. Adaptation based on user preference leads to selection of data that satisfies both the network (avoids congestion) and user (better perceptual value). The system does not have any dependency on the underlying network, making its implementation possible in any wireless network.


Wireless Network User Preference Multimedia Data Multimedia Server Enhancement Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amit Mahajan
    • 1
  • Padmavathi Mundur
    • 1
  • Anupam Joshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of MarylandUSA

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