Adaptive Multi-Connection DASH Scalable Video Coding for Wireless Area Networks

Samar Ali et. al.
2018 International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems  
Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over Hypertext Transfer Protocol HTTP (DASH) has gained a significant momentum for multimedia streaming due to its ability in crossing firewalls and availability of infrastructure. In the mean time, Scalable Video Coding (SVC) is building a similar momentum as it enables efficient media storage and caching. In this work, we identify the main components of adaptive SVC-DASH client and propose a streaming heuristic over dynamic multiple connections. The proposed
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doi:10.12785/ijcds/070401 fatcat:npi4a2vr7zczrcooum2ukw2fxq