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User-centric evaluation of TCP-friendly congestion control for real-time video transmission



The growing number of TCP-friendly congestion control mechanisms makes it increasingly difficult for designers of adaptive multimedia applications to decide which one to choose. We argue that parameters of existing mechanisms should be evaluated from a user-level perspective and describe how we have undertaken this effort for real-time video transmission.


TCP-friendly congestion control user test streaming video 

Evaluierung gegenüber TCP-fairer Staukontrollverfahren für Echtzeit-Videoübertragung aus Benutzersicht


Die wachsende Zahl TCP-fairer Staukontrollmechanismen macht es für Designer von adaptiven Multimediaanwendungen immer schwieriger zu entscheiden, welcher benutzt werden sollte. Wir behaupten, dass Parameter existierender Mechanismen aus Benutzersicht evaluiert werden sollten und beschreiben, wie wir dies für Echtzeit-Videoübertragung unternommen haben.


TCP-faire Staukontrolle Benutzertest Streaming Video 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für InformatikUniversität InnsbruckInnsbruckÖsterreich

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