Peer-to-peer multimedia applications

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Peer-to-peer multimedia applications
In both academia and industry, peer-to-peer (P2P) applications have attracted great attention. Peer-to-peer file sharing applications, such as Napster, Gnutella, Kazaa, BitTorrent, Skype and PPLive, have witnessed tremendous success among end users. And the uses of peer-to-peer network for multimedia streaming, conferencing, gaming, file backup, information retrieval is on the rise. Recent statistics suggests that P2P traffic accounts for as much as 70% of Internet traffic. Unlike a client-server based system, peers bring with them serving capacity. Therefore, as the demand of a peer-to-peer system grows, the capacity of the network grows, too. This enables a peer-to-peer multimedia application to be cheap to build and superb in scalability. The purpose of the tutorial is to examine issues associated with the successful building and deployment of a P2P multimedia application. The technologies discussed can be applied to P2P file sharing, P2P conference, P2P media streaming, P2P VoIP, ...
Jin Li
Added 14 Jun 2010
Updated 14 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2006
Where MM
Authors Jin Li
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