Bridging the Gap: Towards an Adaptive Video Streaming Approach Supporting Transitions

  • Julius Rückert
  • David Hausheer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7279)

Abstract

Video streaming over the Internet is becoming increasingly popular. Existing streaming systems range from traditional client/server to peer-to-peer-based approaches. However, no single streaming mechanism fits all possible video streaming scenarios. Therefore, this paper proposes a novel adaptive video streaming approach supporting transitions between different mechanisms in order to provide a stable Quality of Service to streaming clients. Two stages of adaptation are identified and challenges of different transitions are discussed.

Keywords

Video Streaming Transitions Quality of Service 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julius Rückert
    • 1
  • David Hausheer
    • 1
  1. 1.Peer-to-Peer Systems EngineeringTU DarmstadtGermany

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