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1992
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Adaptive, Best-Effort Delivery of Digital Audio and Video Across Packet-Switched Networks

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Adaptive, Best-Effort Delivery of Digital Audio and Video Across Packet-Switched Networks
: We present an overview of a "best-effort" transport protocol that supports conferencing with digital audio and video across interconnected packet switched networks. The protocol delivers the highest quality conference service possible given the current load in the network. Quality is defined in terms of synchronization between audio and video, the number of frames played out of order, and the end-to-end latency in the conference. High quality conference are realized through four transport and display mechanisms and a real-time implementation of these mechanisms that integrates operating system services (e.g., scheduling and resource allocation, and device management) with network communication services (e.g., transport protocols). In concert these mechanisms dynamically adapt the conference frame rate to the bandwidth available in the network, minimize the latency in the displayed streams while avoiding discontinuities, and provide quasi-reliable delivery of audio frames.
Kevin Jeffay, Donald L. Stone, Terry Talley, F. Do
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Type Conference
Year 1992
Where NOSSDAV
Authors Kevin Jeffay, Donald L. Stone, Terry Talley, F. Donelson Smith
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