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PPSP Tracker Protocol--Base Protocol (PPSP-TP/1.0)

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Last updated: 2013-04-25 (latest revision 2012-10-22)
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This document specifies the base Peer-to-Peer Streaming Protocol- Tracker Protocol (PPSP-TP/1.0), an application-layer control (signaling) protocol for the exchange of meta information between trackers and peers. The specification outlines the architecture of the protocol and its functionality, and describes message flows, message processing instructions, message formats, formal syntax and semantics. The PPSP Tracker Protocol enables cooperating peers to form content streaming overlay networks to support near real-time Structured Media content (audio, video, associated timed text and metadata) delivery, such as adaptive multi-rate, layered (scalable) and multi-view (3D), in live, time-shifted and on-demand modes.


Rui Cruz <>
Mario Nunes <>
Gu Yingjie <>
Jinwei Xia <>
Joao Taveira <>
Deng Lingli

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