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Agent-based Adaptive Multimedia Streaming Considering Device Capabilities and Dynamic Network Conditions
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Agent-based Adaptive Multimedia Streaming Considering Device Capabilities and Dynamic Network Conditions
Jang, Minsoo; Seong, Chaemin; Kim, Jingu; Lim, Kyungshik;
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In order to provide smart devices with high quality multimedia streaming services, an adaptive streaming technique over HTTP has been received much attention recently and the Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) standard has been established. In DASH, however, the technique to select an appropriate quality of multimedia based on the performance metrics measured in a smart device might have some difficulties to reflect the capabilities of other neighboring smart devices and dynamic network conditions in real time. To solve the problem, this paper proposes a novel software agent approach, called DASH agent (DA), which gathers and analyzes the device capabilities and dynamic network conditions in real time and finally determines the highest achievable quality of segment to meet the best Quality of Experience (QoE) in current situations. The simulation results show that our approach provides higher quality of multimedia segments with less frequency of quality changes to lower quality of multimedia segments.
Multimedia streaming;Adaptive streaming;DASH;QoE;
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