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Scalable Feedback Control for Multicast Video in the Internet

Jean-Chrysostome Bolot, Thierry Turletti, and Ian Wakeman

One-line summary: Probabilistic methods are used to sample the receiver space and gain knowledge of the worst RTT of the group, the worst congestion state of the group, and the number of members of the group - this is in turn used to control video dissemination.

Overview/Main Points


Need congestion control for video dissemination or the Internet will die. This is a good first cut at how to do it in a scalable fashion.


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