Adaptive contents delivery protocol for variable-speed multicast trees

Hideaki Tetsuhashi, Takumi Miyoshi, Yoshiaki Tanaka

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Abstract

Multicast communication is a remarkable technology that can substantially decrease network traffic and can save network resources and transmission costs. Yet exactly for this reason, users of a highly heterogenous network cannot use multicast. This problem in present multicast is solved by setting the transmission speed to the lowest among the available capacities of links in the multicast tree. Some side effects of this is the increase of data transmission time, and, therefore efficiency and real-time-based performance suffer. This paper proposes an adaptive content delivery system over multicast trees and discusses its implementation. Considering some limitations of real network, this paper proposes the use of link capacity measurement. Adaptiveness is based on the measurement and can trigger temporary storage of data in case the discrepancy is found among downstream links originating from the same node.

Original languageEnglish
PagesB644-B647
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Dec 1
EventIEEE TENCON 2004 - 2004 IEEE Region 10 Conference: Analog and Digital Techniques in Electrical Engineering - Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration: 2004 Nov 212004 Nov 24

Conference

ConferenceIEEE TENCON 2004 - 2004 IEEE Region 10 Conference: Analog and Digital Techniques in Electrical Engineering
CountryThailand
CityChiang Mai
Period04/11/2104/11/24

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Tetsuhashi, H., Miyoshi, T., & Tanaka, Y. (2004). Adaptive contents delivery protocol for variable-speed multicast trees. B644-B647. Paper presented at IEEE TENCON 2004 - 2004 IEEE Region 10 Conference: Analog and Digital Techniques in Electrical Engineering, Chiang Mai, Thailand.