Distributed Multimedia Streaming over Peer-to-Peer Networks

  • Jin B. Kwon
  • Heon Y. Yeom
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2790)


A peer-to-peer model is very useful in solving the server link bottleneck problem of a client-server model. In this work, we discuss the problems of distributing multimedia content over peer-to-peer network. We focus on two problems in peer-to-peer media content distribution systems. The first is the transmission scheduling of the media data for a multi-source streaming session. We present a sophisticated scheduling scheme, which results in minimum buffering delay. The second problem is on the fast distribution of media content in the peer-to-peer system that is self-growing. We propose a mechanism accelerating the speed at which the system’s streaming capacity increases.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin B. Kwon
    • 1
  • Heon Y. Yeom
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceSunmoon UniversityAsan, ChungnamSouth Korea
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer ScienceSeoul National UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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