WPI Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Computer Science Department

Multimedia Networking Reading List

Spring 2002


[CHW99] J. Crowcroft, M. Handley, and I. Wakeman. Internetworking Multimedia, Chapter 4, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1991, ISBN 1-55860-584-3.

[Tr96] J. Tranter. Linux Multimedia Guide, Chapter 4, O'Reilly & Associates, 1996, ISBN: 1565922190.

[KR99] J. Kurose and K. Ross. Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet, Chapter 6.1, Chapter 6.2 and Chapter 6.3, Addison Wesley Longman, 1999.

[RS75] L. Rabiner and M. Sambur. An Algorithm for Determining the Endpoints of Isolated Utterances, The Bell System Technical Journal, Volume 54, Number 2, February 1975, Page 297-315. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[Le91] D. Le Gall. MPEG: A Video Compression Standard for Multimedia Applications, Communications of the ACM, Volume 34, Number 4, Pages 46-58, 1991. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[LPHT95] P. Lukowicz, E. Heinz, L. Prechelt, W. Tichy. Experimental Evaluation in Computer Science: A Quantitative Study, Journal of Systems and Software, 28(1):9-18, January 1995. (slides: ppt, pdf)

Multimedia Perceptual Quality

[WS00] A. Watson and M. A. Sasse. The Good, the Bad, and the Muffled: the Impact of Different Degradations on Internet Speech, In Proceedings of ACM Multimedia, Los Angeles, CA, USA, November 2000. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[CT99] M. Claypool and J. Tanner. The Effects of Jitter on the Perceptual Quality of Video, ACM Multimedia Conference, Volume 2, Orlando, FL, October 30 - November 5, 1999. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[GT98] G. Ghinea and J.P. Thomas. QoS Impact on User Perception and Understanding of Multimedia Video Clips, In Proceedings of ACM Multimedia Conference, Bristol, UK, September 1998.

Internet Measurement of Multimedia

[LR01] D. Loguinov and H. Radha. Measurement Study of Low-bitrate Internet Video Streaming, In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Workshop, San Francisco, California, USA, November 2001. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[MH00] A. Mena and J. Heidemann. An Empirical Study of Real Audio Traffic, In Proceedings of the IEEE Infocom Conference, Pages 101-110, Tel-Aviv, Israel, March, 2000. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[WCZ01] Y. Wang, M. Claypool and Z. Zuo. An Empirical Study of RealVideo Performance Across the Internet, In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Workshop, San Francisco, California, USA, November 2001. (slides: ppt, pdf)

Multimedia Protocols

[PFOC00] M. Piecuch, K. French, G. Oprica and M. Claypool. A Selective Retransmission Protocol for Multimedia on the Internet, In Proceedings of SPIE Multimedia Systems and Applications, Boston, MA, USA, November 5-8, 2000. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[FHPW00] S. Floyd, M. Handley, J. Padhye and J. Widmer. Equation-Based Congestion Control for Unicast Applications, In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM Conference, Pages 45-58, 2000. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[FHP00] S. Floyd, M. Handley, and J. Padhye. A Comparison of Equation-Based and AIMD Congestion Control, Preliminary version, May 2000.

Multimedia Repair

[PHH98] C. Perkins, O. Hodson and V. Hardman. A Survey of Packet-Loss Recovery Techniques for Streaming Audio, IEEE Network Magazine, Sep/Oct, 1998. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[HSK98] V. Hardman, M. A. Sasse and I. Kouvelas. Successful Multiparty Audio Communication over the Internet, Communications of the ACM, Volume 41, Number 5, 1998. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[PCM00] C. Padhye, K. Christensen and W. Moreno. A New Adaptive FEC Loss Control Algorithm for Voice Over IP Applications, In Proceedings of IEEE International Performance, Computing and Communication Conference, February 2000.

Delay Buffering

[SJ95] D. Stone and K. Jeffay. An Empirical Study of Delay Jitter Management Policies, ACM Multimedia Systems, Volume 2, Number 6, Pages 267-279, January 1995. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[MKT98] S. Moon, J. Kurose, and D. Towsley. Packet Audio Playout Delay Adjustment: Performance Bounds and Algorithms, ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems, Volume 6, Pages 17-28, January, 1998.

Router Support for Multimedia

[HKBT01] P. Hurley, M. Kara, J. Le Boudec, and P. Thiran. ABE: Providing a Low Delay within Best Effort, IEEE Network Magazine, May/June 2001. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[PJS99] M. Parris, K. Jeffay, and F.D. Smith. Lightweight Active Router-Queue Management for Multimedia Networking, In Proceedings Multimedia Computing and Networking, San Jose, California, USA, January 1999. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[CC00] J. Chung and M. Claypool. Dynamic-CBT and ChIPS - Router Support for Improved Multimedia Performance on the Internet, In Proceedings of ACM Multimedia, Los Angeles, CA, USA, November 2000.

Multimedia and Multicast

[MJV96] S. McCanne, V. Jacobsen and M. Vetterli. Receiver-driven Layered Multicast, In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM Conference, Stanford, California, USA, 1996. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[XMZY97] X. Xu, A. Myers, H. Zhang and R. Yavatkar. Resilient Multicast Support for Continuous-Media Applications, In Proceedings of the Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), 1997. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[CRSZ01] Y. Chu, S. Rao, S. Seshan, and H. Zhang. Enabling Conferencing Applications on the Internet Using an Overlay Multicast Architecture, In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM, San Diego, California, USA, August 2001.

Operating System Support for Multimedia

[SCG+00] V. Sundaram, A. Chandra, P. Goyal, P. Shenoy, J. Sahni and H. Vin. Application Performance in the QLinux Multimedia Operating System, In Proceedings of ACM Multimedia, Los Angeles, CA, USA, November 2000. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[Sch96] H. Schulzrinne. Operating System Issues for Continuous Media, Multimedia Systems, Volume 4, Pages 269-280, October 1996.

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