A Cache Replacement Policy for Transcoding Proxy Servers

Kai-Hau YEUNG  Chun-Cheong WONG  Kin-Yeung WONG  Suk-Yu HUI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E87-B   No.1   pp.209-211
Publication Date: 2004/01/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Multimedia Systems
multimedia communications,  data communications,  Web cache,  transcoding server,  

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A cache replacement policy which takes the transcoding time into account in making replacement decisions, for the emerging transcoding proxy servers is proposed. Simulation results show the proposed policy outperforms the conventional LRU in both the cache hit rate and the average object transcoding time.