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Computer Science Department

Multimedia Networking Reading List

Fall 2004


[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)

[ZKSR03] M. Zink, O. Kunzel, J. Schmitt, and R. Steinmetz. Subjective Impression of Variations in Layer Encoded Videos, In Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), Monterey, California, USA, June 2003. (slides: ppt, pdf)

[MSM04] J. McCarthy, M. A. Sasse and D. Miras. Sharp or Smooth? Comparing the Effects of Quantization vs. Frame Rate for Streamed Video. In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vienna, Austria, April 20-24, 2004. (slides: ppt, pdf)

Measurement of Multimedia

[LCKN05] M. Li, M. Claypool, R. Kinicki and J. Nichols. Characteristics of Streaming Media Stored on the Web, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), (accepted for publication) (slides: ppt, pdf)

[KW02] T. Kuang and C. Williamson. RealMedia Streaming Performance on an IEEE 802.11b Wireless LAN, In Proceedings of IASTED Wireless and Optical Communications (WOC) Conference, pp. 306-311, Banff, AB, Canada, July 2002. (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)

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

[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)

[CC05] J. Chung and M. Claypool. Empirical Evaluation of the Congestion Responsiveness of RealPlayer Video Streams, Kluwer Multimedia Tools and Applications, (accepted for publication) (slides: ppt, pdf)

[GKLW02] A. Goel, C. Krasic, K. Li, and J. Walpole. Supporting Low Latency TCP-Based Media Streams. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), Miami Beach, Floriday, USA, 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)

H. Wu, M. Claypool, and R. Kinicki. A Model for MPEG with Forward Error Correction and TCP-Friendly Bandwidth, In Proceedings of Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), Monterey, California, USA, June 2003.

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.

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.

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