Delivery of adaptive bit rate video: Balancing fairness, efficiency and quality

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dc.contributor.author Quinlan, Jason J.
dc.contributor.author Zahran, Ahmed H.
dc.contributor.author Ramakrishnan, K. K.
dc.contributor.author Sreenan, Cormac J.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-26T14:49:00Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-26T14:49:00Z
dc.date.issued 2015-04
dc.identifier.citation Quinlan, J. J., Zahran, A. H., Ramakrishnan, K. K. and Sreenan, C. J. (2015) ' Delivery of adaptive bit rate video: balancing fairness, efficiency and quality', 21st IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, IEEE LANMAN 2015, Beijing, China, 22-24 April, 7114736 (6pp). doi: 10.1109/LANMAN.2015.7114736 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 6 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4673-6762-2
dc.identifier.issn 1944-0367
dc.identifier.issn 1944-0375
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/4933
dc.description.abstract HTTP streaming currently dominates Internet traffic. It is increasingly common that video players employ adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming strategies to maximise the user experience by selecting the highest video representation while targeting stall-free playback. Our interest lies in the common situation where a set of video flows are competing for access to a shared bottleneck link, such as in a cellular radio access network. We observe that ISPs (e.g. cellular operators) are considering innetwork techniques for resource allocation and sharing among different users. Buoyed by the ability of software defined networks (SDN) to offer flow-specific control and traffic shaping, we focus on traffic shaping techniques, and experimentally analyse the effect on ABR video flows when sharing a bottleneck link. We conduct experiments using the GPAC video player operating over a Mininet virtual network. We conclude that traffic shaping can allow a balance of fairness, efficiency and quality. Traffic shaping ABR videos reduce the number of stalls and quality switches, while also reducing the peaks for the aggregate network traffic. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
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dc.subject Streaming media en
dc.subject Aggregates en
dc.subject Bit rate en
dc.subject Bandwidth en
dc.subject Servers en
dc.subject Resource management en
dc.subject Video streaming en
dc.subject Cellular radio en
dc.subject Hypermedia en
dc.subject Internet en
dc.subject Software defined networking en
dc.subject Transport protocols en
dc.subject Adaptive bitrate streaming (ABR) en
dc.subject Dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP (DASH) en
dc.subject Traffic shaping en
dc.title Delivery of adaptive bit rate video: Balancing fairness, efficiency and quality en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.type Conference item
dc.internal.authorcontactother Jason Quinlan, Computer Science, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: j.quinlan@cs.ucc.ie en
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dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 439892822
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle 21st IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, IEEE LANMAN 2015 en
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dc.internal.conferencelocation Beijing, China en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress j.quinlan@cs.ucc.ie
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress c.sreenan@cs.ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Investigator Programme/13/IA/1892/IE/An Internet Infrastructure for Video Streaming Optimisation (iVID)/ en


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