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Adaptive UEP and Packet Size Assignment for Scalable Video Transmission over Burst-Error Channels

Abstract

This work proposes an adaptive unequal error protection (UEP) and packet size assignment scheme for scalable video transmission over a burst-error channel. An analytic model is developed to evaluate the impact of channel bit error rate on the quality of streaming scalable video. A video transmission scheme, which combines the adaptive assignment of packet size with unequal error protection to increase the end-to-end video quality, is proposed. Several distinct scalable video transmission schemes over burst-error channel have been compared, and the simulation results reveal that the proposed transmission schemes can react to varying channel conditions with less and smoother quality degradation.

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Lee, C., Yang, C. & Su, Y. Adaptive UEP and Packet Size Assignment for Scalable Video Transmission over Burst-Error Channels. EURASIP J. Adv. Signal Process. 2006, 010131 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1155/ASP/2006/10131

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Keywords

  • Error Rate
  • Information Technology
  • Quantum Information
  • Channel Condition
  • Video Quality