Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks

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QoE Measurement and Assessment of Video Streaming

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32903-1_280-1




Mean opinion score


Peak signal to noise ratio


Quality of experience


Quality of services


Structural similarity

History Background

Past few years have witnessed the booms of Internet video. The online video service providers, such as YouTube, Amazon, Hulu from USA and Youku, Tencent, Toutiao from China are becoming the main players in the market of video entertainment (CNNIC 2017; Hossfeld et al. 2011). Mobile phones, over-the-top (OTT) devices, and online streaming are substituting televisions as the new favorable ways for the generation born after 1980. It is necessary for the providers to assess the service quality.

Quality assessment is firstly proposed for digital television, to evaluate the quality of video coding and transmission. Many metrics have been proposed (Seufert et al. 2015), such as the peak signal-to-noise ratio...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.WangXuan Institute of Computer TechnologyPeking UniversityBeijingChina

Section editors and affiliations

  • Zhi Liu

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