Media Streaming Using Multiple Description Coding in Overlay Networks

  • Sachin Yadav
  • Shailendra Mishra
  • Ranjeeta Yadav
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 216)


In this paper we examine the performance of two types of Overlay networks i.e. Peer-to-Peer (P2P) & Content Delivery Network (CDN) media streaming using Multiple Description Coding (MDC). In both the approaches many servers simultaneously serve one requesting client with complementary descriptions. This approach improves reliability and decreases the data rate a server has to provide. We have implemented both approaches in the ns-2 network simulator. The experimental results indicate that the performance of Multiple Description Coding-based media streaming in case of P2P network is better than CDN.


CDN MDC Video streaming Overlay network P2P 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sachin Yadav
    • 1
  • Shailendra Mishra
    • 1
  • Ranjeeta Yadav
    • 1
  1. 1.Research ScholarUttrakhand Technical UniversityDehradunIndia

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