Analysis of the Influence of Video-Aware Traffic Management on the Performance of the Dejittering Mechanism

  • Kathleen Spaey
  • Chris Blondia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4516)


IPTV over DSL access networks is becoming a reality. This paper studies the impact of the presence of a video-aware traffic management module in the access network on the performance of the video dejittering mechanism at the receiver. The presented numerical results illustrate that with the traffic management module, the packet loss probability at the dejittering buffer decreases. Since the traffic management module will only drop the least important enhancement layer packets of the video in case of congestion, especially the important base layer packets of the video gain from the use of the traffic management module. All results in this paper are obtained using a mathematical model.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kathleen Spaey
    • 1
  • Chris Blondia
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Antwerp - IBBT, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, PATS Research Group -, Middelheimlaan 1, B-2020 AntwerpenBelgium

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