Markarian, Garik and Mihaylova, Lyudmila and Tsitserov, Dmitry and Zvikhachevskaya, Anna (2012) Video Distribution Techniques over WiMAX Networks for m-Health Applications. Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on, 16 (1). pp. 24-30. ISSN 1089-7771Full text not available from this repository.
In this paper we propose a novel approach for video distribution over IEEE 802.16 networks for mobile Healthcare (m-Health) applications. The technique incorporates resource distribution, scheduling and content-aware video streaming taking advantage of a flexible quality of service (QoS) functionality offered by IEEE 802.16/WiMAX technology. The proposed technique is thoroughly investigated using network simulator (NS-2) software under various real-life m-Health scenarios, which include streaming video over medium access control (MAC) layer service connections. It is shown that the technique is fully compatible with the WiMAX standard specification and allows a 9-16% increase of the overall network throughput, which is dependent upon the initial system configuration and the selection of WiMAX user parameters.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on|
|Additional Information:||Special issue on 4G Health The Long Term Evolution of m-Health|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||m-Health ; video transmission ; WiMAX|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||01 Nov 2011 16:23|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 19:41|
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