Project

Design and management of content distribution networks for scalable and personalised multimedia streaming services with quality of service guarantees

Duration
01 October 2008 → 30 September 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Communications
    • Communications technology
Keywords
service platforms peer-to-peer content distribution
 
Project description

This research project focuses on service deployments for personalized and interactive multimedia consumption. Content Distribution Networks, Grids and Peer-to-Peer Networks are studied, because of important characteristics such as scalability, flexibility and performance. Distributed protocols and algorithms for network dimensioning, server placement and selection, routing and scheduling are researched and evaluated through testbed implementations.