23 June 2003 Multimedia streaming gateway with jitter detection
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Proceedings Volume 5150, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2003; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.503494
Event: Visual Communications and Image Processing 2003, 2003, Lugano, Switzerland
This paper investigates a novel active buffer management scheme, "Jitter Detection" (JD) for gateway-based congestion control to stream multimedia traffics in packet-switched networks. The quality of multimedia presentation can be greatly degraded due to network delay variation or jitter when transported over packet-switched network. Jitter degrades the timing relationship among packets in a single media stream and between packets from different media streams and hence creates multimedia synchronization problems. Moreover, too much jitter will also degrade the performance of the streaming buffer in the client. Packets received by client will render useless if they have accumulated a large enough jitter. The proposed active buffer management scheme will improve the quality of service in multimedia networking by detecting and discarding useless packets that accumulated large enough jitter. Such as to maintain a high bandwidth for packets within the multimedia stream's jitter tolerance. Simulation results have shown that the proposed scheme can effectively lower the average received packet jitter and increase the goodput of the received packets when compared to random early detection (RED), and Droptail used in gateway-based congestion control. Furthermore, simulation results have also revealed that the proposed scheme can maintain the same TCP-friendliness when compared to that of RED and Droptail used for multimedia streams.
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Siu-Ping Chan, Siu-Ping Chan, Chi-Wah Kok, Chi-Wah Kok, Albert K. Wong, Albert K. Wong, } "Multimedia streaming gateway with jitter detection", Proc. SPIE 5150, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2003, (23 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.503494; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.503494


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