doi: 10.17586/2226-1494-2016-16-4-710-715


E. A. Pakulova

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For citation: Pakulova E.A. SVC video stream allocation and adaptation in heterogeneous network. Scientific and Technical Journal of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, 2016, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 710–715. doi: 10.17586/2226-1494-2016-16-4-710-715


The paper deals with video data transmission in format H.264/SVC standard with QoS requirements satisfaction. The Sender-Side Path Scheduling (SSPS) algorithm and Sender-Side Video Adaptation (SSVA) algorithm were developed. SSPS algorithm gives the possibility to allocate video traffic among several interfaces while SSVA algorithm dynamically changes the quality of video sequence in relation to QoS requirements. It was shown that common usage of two developed algorithms enables to aggregate throughput of access networks, increase parameters of Quality of Experience and decrease losses in comparison with Round Robin algorithm. For evaluation of proposed solution, the set-up was made. The trace files with throughput of existing public networks were used in experiments. Based on this information the throughputs of networks were limited and losses for paths were set. The results of research may be used for study and transmission of video data in heterogeneous wireless networks.

Keywords: multipath video data transmission, video adaptation, heterogeneous network, scalable video coding


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