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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.100 P.1~6


TCP-friendly source adaptation for multimedia applications over the Internet

Author(s):  Chen Cheng, Li Zheng-Guo, Soh Yeng-Chai

Affiliation(s):  Centre for Modeling and Control of Complex System, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; more

Corresponding email(s):   chch@pmail.ntu.edu.sg, ezgli@i2r.a-star.edu.sg, eycsoh@ntu.edu.sg

Key Words:  Source adaptation, TCP-friendly, TCP-compatible, Multimedia-friendly

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Chen Cheng, Li Zheng-Guo, Soh Yeng-Chai. TCP-friendly source adaptation for multimedia applications over the Internet[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(100): 1~6.

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In this paper, we propose a simply TCP-friendly source adaptation framework to provide a proportional bandwidth sharing service. Our scheme is based on the framework of Monotonic Response Function (MRF), can be used to bound the sending rate of a source within a predefined interval and provide very smooth traffic, and is suitable for multimedia applications over the Internet. As our scheme is also very simple and TCP-friendly, it is easy to be deployed over the current Internet. We verify our scheme with experimental studies.

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