• Building hybrid multicast by combining IP and application layers 

    Lobzhanidze, Aleksandre (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    This work presents new multicasting algorithm called Hybrid Multicast (HM). HM is a software solution that implements the integration between ALM and IP Multicast. The proposed solution always tries to use IP Multicast ...
  • Decoder-learning based distributed source coding for high-efficiency, low-cost and secure multimedia communications 

    Liu, Wei (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Conventional multimedia compression leverages the source statistics at the encoder side. This is not suitable for some emerging applications such as wireless sensor networks, where the encoders usually have limited ...
  • Design and implementation of a portable prTorrent simulator system 

    Wu, Yangyang (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The absence of a system that could perform as both a P2P simulator and a P2P emulator poses a barrier to researchers and developers. The objective of this thesis is to build a system that is portable to be deployed in ...
  • A protocol for simultaneous real time playback and full quality storage of streaming media 

    Sullivan, Michael R., 1980- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This research introduces the new problem of simultaneous streaming of a single media bitstream to multiple devices with different Quality of Service (QoS) requirements. In particular, the research addresses simultaneous ...
  • Streaming video using cooperative networking 

    Zhu, Yingnan, 1978- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    The main objective of this dissertation is to improve the overall video streaming performance in various networking environments, such as IP-multicast in wired network and wireless mesh networks (WMNs), using cooperation ...
  • Video adaptation for IPTV applications 

    Dong, Lina, 1980- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    In recent years, with the growing popularity of inter-networking and digital video, there arises a trend of delivering television services using the Internet Protocol, (a.k.a. IPTV). Unlike in conventional television, where ...