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Quality Measure Method for IPTV Subscriber Unit

  • Hae-Jong Joo
  • Sang-Soo Kim
  • Bong-Wha Hong
  • Euy-Soo Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 181)

Abstract

This paper proposes a system for measuring the quality of the services received by the subscriber in a network environment providing IPTV services, and a method of measuring quality using this system. According to the proposed method, the quality measurement device is connected to the front end of the set-top box (STB) of the IPTV service subscriber. The improved performance of the IPTV services was evaluated by analyzing the actually transmitted IPTV data, estimating the quality of experience (QoE) of the videos, and deducing the quality measurements.

Keywords

IPTV STB QoS QoE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hae-Jong Joo
    • 1
  • Sang-Soo Kim
    • 2
  • Bong-Wha Hong
    • 3
  • Euy-Soo Lee
    • 4
  1. 1.Dept. of LINCDongguk UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Dept. of Electrical & Electronic EngineeringDaewon UniversityChungbukKorea
  3. 3.Dept. of Information and TelecommunicationKyung Hee Cyber UniversitySeoulKorea
  4. 4.Dept. of Chemical and Biochemical EngineeringDongguk UniversitySeoulKorea

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