ABMA+ : lightweight and efficient algorithm for HTTP adaptive streaming

Andrzej Bęben , Piotr Wiśniewski , Jordi Mongay Batalla , Piotr Krawiec

Abstract

Currently exploited adaptive video streaming algorithms mainly focus on maximizing video representation while they usually not assess the risk of video freezing and not care about the influence of video representation switching. We propose a new Adaptation & Buffer Management Algorithm, called ABMA+, which selects video representation based on the predicted probability of video freezing. The algorithm continuously estimates segment download time characteristics and use the pre-computed playout buffer map to select the maximum video representation which guarantee smooth content playout. Our algorithm, thanks to the buffer map, avoids heavy online computation so it could be widely deployed on different terminals. The performed simulation and trial experiments confirm the efficiency of our approach.
Author Andrzej Bęben IT
Andrzej Bęben,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
, Piotr Wiśniewski IT - [Instytut Łączności PIB (IŁ PIB)]
Piotr Wiśniewski,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
- Instytut Łączności PIB
, Jordi Mongay Batalla IT - [Instytut Łączności PIB (IŁ PIB)]
Jordi Mongay Batalla,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
- Instytut Łączności PIB
, Piotr Krawiec IT - [Instytut Łączności PIB (IŁ PIB)]
Piotr Krawiec,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
- Instytut Łączności PIB
Pages1-11
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Timmerer Christian (eds.): Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Multimedia Systems, 2016, ACM, ISBN 978-1-4503-4297-1, 420 p.
Keywords in EnglishAdaptive video streaming; MPEG DASH; modelling; performance evaluation
DOIDOI:10.1145/2910017.2910596
projectService and User-Based Distributed Selection of Content Streaming Source and Dual Adaptation. Project leader: Mongay Batalla Jordi, , Phone: +48 22 234-7231, application date 22-02-2013, start date 02-01-2014, planned end date 31-12-2015, end date 30-04-2016, IT/2013/badawczy/41, Completed
WEiTI Projects financed by NCRD [Projekty finansowane przez NCBiR (NCBR)]
The Develpment of Digital Communicatios. Project leader: Siuzdak Jerzy, , Phone: +48 22 234-7232, start date 27-04-2015, end date 31-12-2016, IT/2015/statut, Completed
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