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Multimedia Image and Video Processing, 2nd Edition by Ling Guan

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22Resource Optimization for Distributed Video Communications

Yifeng He and Ling Guan

22.1 Introduction

In recent years, we have witnessed a dramatic growth in multimedia applications. Many multimedia applications involve real-time video communications over distributed systems, in which there is no centralized controller. Examples of such distributed systems include peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, wireless ad hoc networks, and wireless sensor networks (WSNs).

Internet video streaming applications have become extremely popular. Typically, the video streaming applications are deployed via a client–server architecture. However, the server may be overrun by a large number of users; thus it is nonscalable. It is appealing to apply P2P technology into ...

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