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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B191–B196

A novel ingress node design for video streaming over optical burst switching networks

S. Askar, G. Zervas, D. K. Hunter, and D. Simeonidou  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B191-B196 (2011)

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This paper introduces a novel ingress node design which takes advantage of video data partitioning in order to deliver enhanced video streaming quality when using H.264/AVC codec over optical burst switching networks. Ns2 simulations show that the proposed scheme delivers improved video traffic quality without affecting other traffic, such as best effort traffic. Although the extra network load is comparatively small, the average gain in video PSNR was 5 dB over existing burst cloning schemes, with a maximum end-to-end delay of 17 ms, and jitter of less than 0.35 ms.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks

ToC Category:
Access Networks and LAN

Original Manuscript: October 5, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 2, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 8, 2011
Published: November 18, 2011

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S. Askar, G. Zervas, D. K. Hunter, and D. Simeonidou, "A novel ingress node design for video streaming over optical burst switching networks," Opt. Express 19, B191-B196 (2011)

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