Multimedia CommunicationsMultimedia Communications

Multimedia Communications (Summer Semester 2018)

Lecturer (assistant) Eckehard Steinbach, Jingyi Xu
Audience see TUMonline
Teaching language English
Semester weekly hours
Scheduled dates see TUMonline


The lecture discusses basics and applications of multimedia networking and communication. The main focus of the lecture is on characterizing the requirements multimedia applications have and the support that networks can provide to meet these requirements: Network and Application Quality-of-Service, Example: Streaming Media over VBR Channels, Example: Voice over IP (VoIP), IP QoS Parameter, Measuring QoS, Packet Dispersion Techniques, Multimedia Data Transport, TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, RTSP, Packet Loss Detection, QoS Architectures, Traffic Specification, Resource Allocation, Scheduling, Subjective and Objective Quality Assessment, Content Delivery Networks, Peer-to-Peer Media Delivery.


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