Title page for ETD etd-06162009-063207


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Lu, Jie
URN etd-06162009-063207
Title Performance evaluation of packet video transfer over local area networks
Degree Master of Science
Department Electrical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Midkiff, Scott F. Committee Chair
Davis, Nathaniel J. Committee Member
Jacobs, Ira Committee Member
Keywords
  • Video recording
Date of Defense 1993-10-15
Availability restricted
Abstract

This research investigates the implementation and performance of packet video transfer over local area networks. A network architecture is defined for packet video such that most of the processing is performed by the higher layers of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model, while the lower layers provide real-time services. Implementation methods are discussed for coding schemes, including data compression, the network interface unit, and the underlying local area network (LAN), Ethernet or the Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI).

Performance evaluation is presented using simulation results and analyses for different video sources, implementation models, and LAN s. The simulation experiments are performed for systems where video images are retrieved from databases at one or more servers and delivered over the local area network.

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