Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A

, Volume 7, Issue 5, pp 684–695 | Cite as

Error resilient concurrent video streaming over wireless mesh networks

  • Li Dan-jue 
  • Zhang Qian 
  • Chuah Chen-nee 
  • Yoo Ben S.J. 
Article

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a multi-source multi-path video streaming system for supporting high quality concurrent video-on-demand (VoD) services over wireless mesh networks (WMNs), and leverage forward error correction to enhance the error resilience of the system. By taking wireless interference into consideration, we present a more realistic networking model to capture the characteristics of WMNs and then design a route selection scheme using a joint rate/interference-distortion optimization framework to help the system optimally select concurrent streaming paths. We mathematically formulate such a route selection problem, and solve it heuristically using genetic algorithm. Simulation results demonstrate the effectiveness of our proposed scheme.

Key words

Wireless mesh network Concurrent video streaming Interference 

CLC number

TN919.8 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Li Dan-jue 
    • 1
  • Zhang Qian 
    • 2
  • Chuah Chen-nee 
    • 1
  • Yoo Ben S.J. 
    • 1
  1. 1.Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceHong Kong University of Science and TechnologyHong KongChina

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