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

EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing20062006:010131

https://doi.org/10.1155/ASP/2006/10131

Received: 28 February 2005

Accepted: 12 September 2005

Published: 8 February 2006

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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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University
(2)
Department of Information Engineering, I-Shou University

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