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On resource allocation strategies in managed peer-assisted VOD streaming systems

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dc.contributor.author Rohmer, Thibaud
dc.contributor.author Nafaa, Abdelhamid
dc.contributor.author Nakib, Amir
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-21T12:39:38Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-21T12:39:38Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2685
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Strong with large pools of set-top-boxes (STB) already deployed and connected to high-capacity networks, broadband operators sit on a major opportunity to introduce P2P-based VOD streaming architectures that scales up to the demand, reduce the per-service cost, and ultimately position the operators in a more competitive footing in respect to the increasingly successful Internet streaming services Achieving the required cost-efficiency in such services involves many research challenges, chief among which is the resource allocation in terms of assigning contributing STBs to stream a given VOD service. This paper1 investigates resource allocation issues associated with the operation of P2P-based VOD streaming systems in the context of a broadband operator. First, we introduce basic resource allocation models that use a single-criterion (Available Uplink, Popularity Score, and Critical Score) to select contributing STBs and satisfy an incoming VOD request. We individually evaluate the performance of every singlecriterion resource allocation strategy, and highlight its strengths and weaknesses in dealing with different situations. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Seventeenth IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (IEEE ISCC'12);pp. 551-558
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISCC.2012.6249354
dc.rights “© 2012 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works en_US
dc.subject internet en_US
dc.subject broadband communication en_US
dc.subject VOD request en_US
dc.title On resource allocation strategies in managed peer-assisted VOD streaming systems en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 09/SIRG/I1560 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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