Performance Evaluation of Video Communications Over 4G Network

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 243)


With exponential increase in the volumes of video traffic in cellular networks, there is an increasing need for optimizing the quality of video delivery. Fourth-generation networks (Long-Term Evolution-Advanced or LTE-A) are being introduced in many countries worldwide, which allow a downlink speed of up to 1 Gbps and uplink of 100 Mbps over a single base station. In this paper, we characterize the performance of LTE-A physical layer in terms of transmitted video quality when the channel conditions and LTE settings are varied. We test the performance achieved as the channel quality is changed and HARQ features are enabled in physical layer. Blocking and blurring metrics were used to model image quality.


LTE-A Mobile video Quality assessment Matlab Blocking Blurring 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MCARK Goel Institute of TechnologyGhaziabadIndia

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