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  • Research Article
  • Open Access

Optimal JPWL Forward Error Correction Rate Allocation for Robust JPEG 2000 Images and Video Streaming over Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

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EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing20082008:192984

  • Received: 1 October 2007
  • Accepted: 26 April 2008
  • Published:


Based on the analysis of real mobile ad hoc network (MANET) traces, we derive in this paper an optimal wireless JPEG 2000 compliant forward error correction (FEC) rate allocation scheme for a robust streaming of images and videos over MANET. The packet-based proposed scheme has a low complexity and is compliant to JPWL, the 11th part of the JPEG 2000 standard. The effectiveness of the proposed method is evaluated using a wireless Motion JPEG 2000 client/server application; and the ability of the optimal scheme to guarantee quality of service (QoS) to wireless clients is demonstrated.


  • Optimal Scheme
  • Quantum Information
  • Allocation Scheme
  • Correction Rate
  • Video Streaming

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institut de Recherche en Electrotechnique et Electronique de Nantes Atlantique (IREENA), Equipe Communications Numériques et Radiofréquences, Rue Christian Pauc, La chantrerie, BP 50609, 44306 Nantes cedex 3, France
Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD), BP 5085, Dakar, Senegal
Communications and Remote Sensing Laboratory, FSA/TELE, Bâtiment Stévin, Place du Levant 2, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium


© Max Agueh et al. 2008

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