Design and Implementation of a Dynamic Adaptive Video Streaming System with a Buffer Aware Rate Selection Algorithm

  • M. Venkata Phani KumarEmail author
  • K. C. Ravi
  • Sudipta Mahapatra
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9280)


This paper proposes a novel buffer aware rate selection algorithm for adaptive video streaming. The proposed framework uses a throughput estimation module and a rate adaptation algorithm, which enhances the Quality of Experience for a viewer by maximizing the average selected bit rate with minimum quality fluctuations. Further, the paper presents a pyramid coding scheme for media content preparation that can provide media with consistent visual quality under constraints on the encoding speed and the target bit rate. The experimental evaluation carried over a test-bed validates our rate selection algorithm.


Video streaming Rate adaptation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Venkata Phani Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • K. C. Ravi
    • 1
  • Sudipta Mahapatra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of E & ECEIIT KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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