• Characterization of Mbone Session Dynamics: Developing and Applying a Measurement Tool 

      Almeroth, Kevin C.; Ammar, Mostafa H. (Mostafa Hamed) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995)
      Much of our current understanding of the operational aspects and the network requirements of multicast communication derives from the MBone. As an experimental network that overlays the Internet, the MBone has served as ...
    • Long Term Channel Allocation Strategies for Video Applications 

      Almeroth, Kevin C.; Dan, Asit; Sitaram, Dinkar; Tetzlaff, William H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995)
      In typical video delivery systems offering programs on-demand, service should be nearly immediate and continuous. A video server can provide this type of service by reserving sufficient network and server resources for ...
    • On the Performance of a Multicast Delivery Video-On-Demand Service with Discontinuous VCR Actions 

      Almeroth, Kevin C.; Ammar, Mostafa H. (Mostafa Hamed) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994)
      In most proposed architectures for Video-On-Demand (VOD) systems, the customers are serviced individually by allocating and dedicating a trans- mission channel and a set of video server resources to each customer. ...
    • Providing A Scalable, Interactive Video-On-Demand Service Using Multicast Communication 

      Almeroth, Kevin C.; Ammar, Mostafa H. (Mostafa Hamed) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994)
      Video-On-Demand (VOD) systems are typically designed around the provision of a one-to-one connection between a customer and a video server. Such a scheme is not scalable due to bandwidth and video server resource ...
    • Scalable Delivery of Web Pages Using Cyclic Best-Effort (UDP) Multicast 

      Almeroth, Kevin C.; Ammar, Mostafa H. (Mostafa Hamed); Fei, Zongming (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997)
      The World Wide Web (WWW) has gained tremendously in popularity over the last several years. Solutions to the problem of overloaded web servers have included buying more hardware, the use of transparent server replication ...