VBR Video Abstraction for Home-Network Reservation

  • Laurent Lemarchand
  • Maxime Louvel
  • Jean-Philippe Babau
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 181)

Abstract

Home network reservation is classically based on token bucket policy. Token bucket parameter setting is a trade-off between maximizing the quality of service and optimizing the resource usage. In this paper, we propose dynamic parameter setting, based on a bitrate hull, following bitrate evolution. A shortest path algorithm is used to compute an optimal hull, according to implementation constraints, reservation period and number of reservations.

Hull-based reservation simulations show a reduction of the mean network reservation without decreasing the quality of service.

Keywords

home network QoS multimedia VBR 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurent Lemarchand
    • 1
  • Maxime Louvel
    • 1
  • Jean-Philippe Babau
    • 1
  1. 1.Lab-STICCUBO, Université Européenne de BretagneBrestFrance

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