A Robust Data Transfer Method Based on Congestion-Aware Network Load Balancing

Shigeru TERUHI  Yoshihiko UEMATSU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E87-B   No.3   pp.556-563
Publication Date: 2004/03/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Internet Technology IV)
Category: Congestion Control
Keyword: 
network load balancing,  multiple routes,  real-time application,  RTP,  

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Summary: 
Streaming services and visual communication services delivered over the Internet have become popular in recent years. In the future, broadband services using MPEG2/4 will become the dominant type. These services will require transport protocols that provide high quality and high throughput from end to end of the system. We propose a new transfer method that allows the network load to be adaptively balanced according to the network's state. We built a prototype of an actual MPEG2 streaming system and used it to estimate the effectiveness of this method.