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P2P Video Streaming Technologies

Chapter

Abstract

Peer-to-peer streaming enables end-users to cooperate and exchange available network resources in order to share video content. Peer-to-peer streaming represents a prominent approach that provides scalability, robustness, and efficient resource utilization. This chapter aims to present the basic aspects of peer-to-peer streaming technologies. Mechanisms for establishing connections between peers as well as mechanisms for exchanging video data are analyzed. Theoretical findings that characterize the performance of peer-to-peer streaming systems are also provided.

Keywords

Video Content Overlay Network Multicast Tree Partially Observe Markov Decision Process Upload Bandwidth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PatrasPatrasGreece

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