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Title: Challenges and approaches in large-scale P2P media streaming
Authors: Yiu, W.-P. Ken
Jin, Xing
Chan, Shueng-Han Gary
Keywords: Peer-to-peer system
Media streaming
Issue Date: Apr-2007
Citation: IEEE multimedia, v. 14, no. 2, April-June 2007, p. 50-59
Abstract: Large-scale multimedia streaming over the Internet requires an enormous amount of server and network resources. Traditional client–server approaches allocate a dedicated stream from the server for each client request, which is expensive and doesn’t scale well. By using end hosts’ huge bandwidth and computational capacity, peer-to-peer technologies shed new light on media streaming applications’ development. Yet, locating supplying peers and content delivery path maintenance are two major challenges in this area.
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