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Optimization Based Multimedia Performance to Enhance Blended Learning Experience in Constrained Low Bandwidth Environment

  • Nazir Ahmad Suhail
  • Jude T. Lubega
  • Gilbert Maiga
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6837)

Abstract

The efficient transmission of multimedia applications and time sensititive applications in particular, over the heterogeneous networks is a challenging research problem that requires investigation. This paper focuses on an experimental testbed designed to verify the theoretical concept; performance of multimedia content can be improved by optimizing both network and application. User-driven parameter ‘latency’ was used to achieve the objective, during transmission of multimedia files (video, audio, graphics, and text) over a wireless network. Results indicated that latency factor was reduced significantly, when optimization technique was applied on both network and multimedia content as compared to applying on each component individually. This work falls within the scope of “Optimization Technique for Implementation of Blended Learning in Constrained Low Bandwidth Environment” [1].

Keywords

Blended learning constrained low bandwidth environment optimization QoS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nazir Ahmad Suhail
    • 1
  • Jude T. Lubega
    • 1
  • Gilbert Maiga
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Computing and Information SciencesMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda

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