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Research Publications in journals:
Application-Layer FEC Scheme Configuration Optimization via Hybrid Simulated Annealing
Year:2017
Research Areas
  • Electronic technology and of the communications
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Abstract
An optimization technique based on an adapted combination of simulated annealing (SA) and tabu search (TS) is presented. This method aims at finding near-optimal unequal error protection (UEP) application-layer FEC code configurations. This approach is intended to smartly protect audio and video transmission over IP networks when hard time restrictions apply. The considered code is a UEP version of the widely-used Pro-MPEG COP3 codes enabling the use of several matrices of dissimilar size and thus of unequal recovery capability. Finding the optimal configuration frequently requires the evaluation of a large solution space. So, to fulfill the imposed constraints, SA is adapted to the specifics of the scenario. In particular, the annealing schedule is conditioned by the real-time restrictions. Furthermore, solution neighborhood structures are determined by a proposed definition of distance between protection configurations, which, jointly with TS, conditions the selection of candidate solutions. Experimental results show a significantly improved performance of the optimization process, which invariably fulfills imposed timing constraints, at the expense of a very low distortion increase, when compared to using exhaustive search. These results allow the use of UEP Pro-MPEG COP3 codes for protecting video and audio transmission, which distinctly outperforms the standard code in a wide range of scenarios.
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Title
IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting
ISBN
0018-9316
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Impact info
Volume
10.1109/TBC.2017.2659625
Journal number
From page
1
To page
15
Month
SIN MES
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Cesar Diaz Martin (UPM)
  • Autor: Julian Cabrera Quesada (UPM)
  • Autor: Fernando Jaureguizar Nuñez (UPM)
  • Autor: Narciso Garcia Santos (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Tratamiento de Imágenes (GTI)
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de I+d+i en Procesado de la Información y Telecomunicaciones
  • Departamento: Señales, Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones
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