A framework that aims to best utilize the mobile network resources for video applications is presented in this paper. The main contribution of the work proposed is the QoE-driven optimization method that can maintain a desired trade-off between fairness and efficiency in allocating resources in terms of data rates to video streaming users in LTE networks. This method is concerned with the control of the user satisfaction level from the service continuity's point of view and applies appropriate QoE metrics (Pause Intensity and variations) to determine the scheduling strategies in combination with the mechanisms used for adaptive video streaming such as 3GP/MPEG-DASH. The superiority of the proposed algorithms are demonstrated, showing how the resources of a mobile network can be optimally utilized by using quantifiable QoE measurements. This approach can also find the best match between demand and supply in the process of network resource distribution.
|Title of host publication||2015 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 4 Aug 2015|
|Event||2nd Workshop on Communication and Networking Techniques for Contemporary Video2015, in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2015 - Hong Kong, China|
Duration: 26 Apr 2015 → 1 May 2015
|Workshop||2nd Workshop on Communication and Networking Techniques for Contemporary Video2015, in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2015|
|Abbreviated title||INFOCOM WKSHP 2015|
|Period||26/04/15 → 1/05/15|
|Other||The workshop on Communication and Networking Techniques for Contemporary Video took place during INFOCOM 2015|
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- adaptive video streaming
- pause intensity