On Multiple Smoothed Transmission of MPEG Video Streams

Dongzhao SUN  Mikihiko NISHIARA  Hiroyoshi MORITA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E88-A   No.10   pp.2844-2851
Publication Date: 2005/10/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e88-a.10.2844
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Image Coding
Keyword: 
multiple video transmission,  rate splitting,  online smoothing,  video transmission,  

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Summary: 
A rate splitting algorithm is presented for a multiple video transmission system to transfer the aggregation (or statical multiplexing) of multiple video streams to multiple clients so that each client can receive the requested video stream with the reliable fidelity. Computer simulations for transmission of a set of 128 MPEG compressed video streams show that the proposed algorithm alleviates the variability of the aggregate video transmission comparing with a scheme to smooth individually each of videos using the traditional online smoothing algorithm. Besides, the proposed is 2 time faster than the traditional one.