DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11684-1_5
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Abstract: Video streaming over best effort networks remains a challenging task. Video quality decreases with an increasing number of frames that are corrupted, lost or only received after playback time. We use semantic information about the video and the network to decide between alternative or cooperative streaming sources to avoid or to correct data loss. We propose a distributed architecture that combines a peer-to-peer indexing archive for videos with error avoidance and error correction mechanisms to select the be…

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