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On Cross-Layer Design for Streaming Video Delivery in Multiuser Wireless Environments

Abstract

We exploit the interlayer coupling of a cross-layer design concept for streaming video delivery in a multiuser wireless environment. We propose a cross-layer optimization between application layer, data link layer, and physical layer. Our aim is to optimize the end-to-end quality of the wireless streaming video application as well as efficiently utilizing the wireless resources. A possible architecture for achieving this goal is proposed and formulated. This architecture consists of the process of parameter abstraction, a cross-layer optimizer, and the process of decision distribution. In addition, numerical results obtained with different operating modes are provided. The results demonstrate the potential of this proposed joint optimization.

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Choi, L., Kellerer, W. & Steinbach, E. On Cross-Layer Design for Streaming Video Delivery in Multiuser Wireless Environments. J Wireless Com Network 2006, 060349 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1155/WCN/2006/60349

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Keywords

  • Information System
  • Operating Mode
  • System Application
  • Design Concept
  • Physical Layer