Multimedia Stream Rate Control over MANET Based on Router Feedback

Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 443)

Abstract

Streaming applications over Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANET) require a smooth transmission rate. The Internet is unable to provide this service during traffic congestion in the network. Designing congestion control for these applications is challenging, because the standard TCP congestion control mechanism is not able to handle the special properties of a shared wireless multi hop channel well. In particular, the frequent changes to the network topology and the shared nature of the wireless channel pose major challenges. In this paper, we propose a novel approach, which allows a quick increase of throughput by using explicit feedback from routers.

Keywords

Packet Loss Intermediate Node Congestion Control User Datagram Protocol Fairness Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of DhakaDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.School of ITDeakin UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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