WPI Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Computer Science Department

Multimedia Networking Reading List

Spring 2003


[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)

[FR01] F. Fitzek and M. Reisslein. MPEG-4 and H-263 Video Traces for Network Performance Evaluation, Overview, IEEE Network, Volume 15, Issue 6, Nov/Dec 2001.

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

[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)

Internet Measurement of Multimedia

[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)

[BID02] C. Boutremans, G. Iannaccone and C. Diot. Impact of Link Failures on VoIP Performance, In Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), Miami Beach, Florida, USA, May 2002. (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)

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)

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)

[CZC02] J. Chung, Y. Zhu, and M. Claypool. FairPlayer or FoulPlayer? - Head to Head Performance of RealPlayer Streaming Video Over UDP versus TCP, Technical Report WPI-CS-TR-02-17, Computer Science Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, May 2002. (slides: ppt, pdf)

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)

[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. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[FB02] N. Feamster and H. Balakrishnan. Packet Loss Recovery for Streaming Video, In Proceedings of the 12th International Packet Video Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, April 2002. (slides: ppt, pdf)

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)

[NT02] W. Noureddine and F. Tobagi. Improving the Performance of Interactive TCP Applications using Service Differentiation, In Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, New York, NY, June 2002. (slides: ppt, pdf)

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.

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