ToC of Chapter 6

Multimedia Networking

  1. Multimedia Networking Applications

    1. Examples of Multimedia Applications

    2. Hurdles for Multimedia in the Internet

    3. How Should the Internet Evolve to Better Support Multimedia?

    4. Audio and Video Compression

    5. References

  2. Streaming Stored Audio and Video

    1. Acessing Audio and Video from a Web Server

    2. Sending Multimedia from a Streaming Server to Helper Application

    3. Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)

    4. References

  3. Making the Best of the Best-Effort Service: An Internet Phone Example

    1. The Limitations of a Best-Effort Service

    2. Removing Jitter at the Receiver for Audio

    3. Recovering from Packet Loss

    4. Streaming Stored Audio and Video

    5. References

  4. RTP

    1. RTP Basics

    2. RTP Packet Header Fields

    3. RTP Control Protocol (RTCP)

    4. H.323

    5. References

  5. Beyond Best-Efford

  6. Scheduling and Policing Mechanisms

    1. Scheduling Mechanisms

    2. Policing: The Leaky Bucket

    3. References

  7. Integrated Services

    1. Guaranteed Quality of Service

    2. Control Load Network Service

    3. References

  8. RSVT

    1. The Essence of RSVP

    2. A Few Simple Examples

    3. Path Messages

    4. Reservation Styles

    5. Soft State

    6. Transport of Reservation Messages

    7. References

  9. Differentiated Services

    1. Differentiated Services: A Simple Scenario

    2. Traffic Classification and Conditioning

    3. Per-Hops Behavior

    4. A Beginning

    5. References

  10. Summary

  11. Homework Problems and Discussion Questions


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