Strategies towards robust and stable application layer multicast

Tetsuya Kusumoto, Su Zhou, Jiro Katto, Sakae Okubo

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to construct a robust and stable overlay tree of ALM (Application Layer Multicast) for real-time video transmission. Firstly, we propose a proactive route maintenance which enables fast recovery of the overlay tree against node departures and failures. By forcing free node degrees for route backup, signaling overheads for route maintenance can be reduced in a scalable manner. Secondly, we improve performance of the proposed method by introducing layered video coding. Smooth layer management instead of coarse degree management contributes to reduction of the depth of overlay tree (i.e. delay) as well as to efficient bandwidth utilization. Thirdly, we introduce session records of each node into the overlay tree construction. Long-term history of user access records is expected to bring more robust overlay trees. Finally, we carried out extensive evaluation experiments. Simulations and implementations demonstrate that our methods lead to fast recovery of the overlay tree against node departures and reduction of the signaling overheads. Furthermore, introduction of layered video coding is proved to be efficient to reduce delays, to improve bandwidth utilization and to avoid severe degradation of picture quality. Final experiments show that incorporation of node stability reduces the number of nodes affected by parent node departures by promoting adequate nodes to upper layer of the ALM tree.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPACKET VIDEO 2007 - 16th International Packet Video Workshop
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 1
EventPACKET VIDEO 2007 - 16th International Packet Video Workshop - Lausanne, Switzerland
Duration: 2007 Nov 122007 Nov 13

Publication series

NamePACKET VIDEO 2007 - 16th International Packet Video Workshop

Conference

ConferencePACKET VIDEO 2007 - 16th International Packet Video Workshop
CountrySwitzerland
CityLausanne
Period07/11/1207/11/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Kusumoto, T., Zhou, S., Katto, J., & Okubo, S. (2007). Strategies towards robust and stable application layer multicast. In PACKET VIDEO 2007 - 16th International Packet Video Workshop [4397048] (PACKET VIDEO 2007 - 16th International Packet Video Workshop). https://doi.org/10.1109/PACKET.2007.4397048