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Low-delay mesh with peer churns for peer-to-peer streaming

Authors Li, Y.-T.H.
Ren, D.
Chan, S.-H.G.
Begen, A.C.
Issue Date 2009
Source Proceedings - 2009 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, ICME 2009 , 2009, p. 1546-1547
Summary In this study, we discuss how to provide low-delay peer-to-peer streaming with high video quality by considering mesh design with backup parents. To achieve robustness against peer churns, each peer has a certain number of streaming parents and backup parents. We have designed a distributed algorithm that constructed a low-delay mesh and at the same time achieved a certain stream continuity for the peers. We have conducted extensive simulations to study the performance of our algorithms. The results show that our distributed algorithm achieves a lower source-to-peer delay as compared with a traditional scheme. Our results have shown that peer-to-peer live streaming can be delivered in short delays while providing a high level of quality, despite peer churns and the lack of a centralized planner.
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ISSN 1945-7871
ISBN 978-1-4244-4290-4
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