Hecht, F; Bocek, T; Clegg, RG; Landa, R; Hausheer, D; Stiller, B; (2010) LiveShift: mesh-pull P2P live and time-shifted video streaming. (Technical Report IFI-2010.0009 , pp. ? - ? ). Department of Informatics, University of Zurich: Zurich, Switzerland.
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The popularity of video sharing over the Internet has increased significantly. High traffic generated by such applications at the source can be better distributed using a peer-to-peer overlay. LiveShift combines both live and on-demand video streaming -- while video is transmitted through the peer-to-peer network in a live fashion, all peers participate in distributed storage. This adds the ability to replay time-shifted streams from other peers in a distributed and scalable manner. This technical report describes an architecture, a mesh-pull protocol, and a set of policies that support the envisioned use case enable. User-focused evaluation results show its effectiveness and limits in terms of quality of experience.
|Title:||LiveShift: mesh-pull P2P live and time-shifted video streaming|
|Open access status:||An open access version is available from UCL Discovery|
|Additional information:||Made available with permission|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Electronic and Electrical Engineering|
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