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Sixth IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless Mobile and Multimedia Networks (2005)
Taormina - Giardini Naxos, Italy
June 13, 2005 to June 16, 2005
ISBN: 0-7695-2342-0
pp: 250-257
Nilanjan Banerjee , Motorola India Research Laboratory
Kalyan Basu , University of Texas at Arlington
Sajal K. Das , University of Texas at Arlington
Flow and admission control algorithms have been proposed for efficient resource utilization in wireless networks with scarce and randomly varying resource availability. Transport and lower layer control protocols administer generic control behavior, ignoring particular application requirements or characteristics. Network-aware applications, on the other hand, enable us to develop application specific control mechanisms. In this paper, we have proposed a novel control theory based adaptive resource management framework for network-aware scalable multimedia applications in wireless networks. In particular, we design an application-aware pro-active middleware based on level crossing analysis of stochastic models assisting a set of control algorithms founded on automatic control theory, thus avoiding network congestion and ensuring optimal resource utilization and application level QoS. Simulation experiments show that the resource management framework is capable of achieving bandwidth utilization within 1.5% of the optimum (theoretical) value and a delay jitter of 1.3 msec² only, for real-time video streaming. Also, it ensures a low session blocking rate (less than 10% for high session arrival rate) and high percentage of sessions with good quality video.

S. K. Das, K. Basu and N. Banerjee, "Adaptive Resource Management for Multimedia Applications in Wireless Networks," Sixth IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless Mobile and Multimedia Networks(WOWMOM), Taormina-Giardini Naxos, Italy, 2005, pp. 250-257.
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