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Issue No. 03 - July-Sept. (2017 vol. 24)
ISSN: 1070-986X
pp: 16-18
Xiaoqing Zhu , Cisco Systems
Harilaos Koumaras , National Centre of Scientific Research--Demokritos
Mea Wang , University of Calgary
David Hausheer , Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
ABSTRACT
This special issue is dedicated to the exploration of how systems based on software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) can enhance multimedia distribution. Bringing together researchers from both the networking and multimedia research communities, this issue showcases emerging research and creates a discussion from diverse viewpoints regarding how the greater visibility, agility, and flexibility promised by NFV and SDN will enable innovative architectures for multimedia distribution, potentially transforming the entire delivery chain of multimedia content.
INDEX TERMS
Special issues and sections, Virtualization, Software engineering, Web services, Distributed databases, Software defined radio, Multimedia communication
CITATION

X. Zhu, H. Koumaras, M. Wang and D. Hausheer, "Network Function Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking: Advancing Multimedia Distribution," in IEEE MultiMedia, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 16-18, 2017.
doi:10.1109/MMUL.2017.3051518
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