A Non-intrusive Estimation for High-Quality Internet TV Services

  • Alberto Fraga
  • Xabiel G. Pañeda
  • Roberto García
  • David Melendi
  • Sergio Cabrero
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5630)

Abstract

This paper presents a non-intrusive estimator for Internet TV services based on streaming technology. Analyzing the video packets received by the client application, the estimator is capable of selecting the most suitable encoding bitrate for the available bandwidth in the end-to-end path. The estimator has been integrated in a real client/server architecture and evaluated with different network traffic situations. The results of the performed evaluation have revealed the stability and the adaptation speed as the best qualities of our proposal.

Keywords

video streaming estimator bitrate adaptation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Fraga
    • 1
  • Xabiel G. Pañeda
    • 1
  • Roberto García
    • 1
  • David Melendi
    • 1
  • Sergio Cabrero
    • 1
  1. 1.Informatics DepartmentXixón

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