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Real-time Architecture for Networked Multimedia Streaming systems


Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


MiNEMA Workshop, 2006


The work presented here has started as part of a FABRIC EU IST project. The aim of the FABRIC project was to develop an architecture in which several interoperability standards and technologies in the home networking context can be integrated. In addition, the FABRIC aimed to handle the complete network to satisfy End-to-End Quality of service (QoS) requirements. In this paper we propose an adaptive QoS framework for efficient resource management, called the Matrix approach. The Matrix is a concept to abstract from having detailed technical data at the middleware interface. In stead of having technical data referring to QoS parameters like: bandwidth, latency and delay we only have discrete portions that refer to levels of quality. The underlying middleware must interpret these values and map them on technical relevant QoS parameters.


author = {Larisa Rizvanovic and Gerhard Fohler},
title = {Real-time Architecture for Networked Multimedia Streaming systems},
month = {February},
year = {2006},
booktitle = {MiNEMA Workshop, 2006},
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