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Swarm: a multimedia delivery network for highly dynamic networking environments

Denney, Justin and Race, Nicholas J. P. (2005) Swarm: a multimedia delivery network for highly dynamic networking environments. In: Multimedia computing and networking 2005 : 19-20 January, 2005, San Jose, California, USA. Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering . SPIE--The International Society for Optical Engineering, Bellingham, Wash., pp. 38-52. ISBN 9780819456533

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Abstract

This paper presents the experimental design and implementation of Swarm, an integrated and scalable multimedia delivery platform. Swarm offers the adaptability, maintainability and scalability required to effectively support diversity in network and client access, including the provisioning for mobile devices. Based upon a topologically aware peer-to-peer substrate, comprised of a distributed set of cooperating nodes and a novel routing schemata, Swarm allows for the effective maintenance of multimedia transactions despite the dynamic properties introduced by wireless and mobile systems. We present the Swarm design, with particular emphasis on how the system maintains content and structural integrity whilst adaptability and dynamic stresses are prevalent. Finally, the experimental implementation of Swarm is discussed together with an analysis of its performance.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 52410
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 27 Jan 2012 12:00
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:50
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/52410

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