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Title: Improving bittorrent’s peer selection for multimedia content on-demand delivery
Authors: Streit, Ananda Görck
Rodrigues, Carlo Kleber da Silva
Abstract: The great efficiency achieved by the BitTorrent protocol for the distribution of large amounts of data inspired its adoption to provide multimedia content on-demand delivery over the Internet. As it is not designed for this purpose, some adjustments have been proposed in order to meet the related QoS requirements like low startup delay and smooth playback continuity. Accordingly, this paper introduces a BitTorrent-like proposal named as Quota-Based Peer Selection (QBPS). This proposal is mainly based on the adaptation of the original peer-selection policy of the BitTorrent protocol. Its validation is achieved by means of simulations and competitive analysis. The final results show that QBPS outperforms other recent proposals of the literature. For instance, it achieves a throughput optimization of up to 48.0% in low-provision capacity scenarios where users are very interactive.
Keywords: BitTorrent
Multimedia
Streaming
Video on demand
Interactivity
URI: https://repositorio.uniceub.br/jspui/handle/235/7485
Issue Date: 18-Jan-2016
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