Modeling Video Traffic Sources for RMCAT Evaluations

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Last updated 2017-07-17 (latest revision 2017-01-08)
Replaces draft-zhu-rmcat-video-traffic-source
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This document describes two reference video traffic source models for evaluating RMCAT candidate algorithms. The first model statistically characterizes the behavior of a live video encoder in response to changing requests on target video rate. The second model is trace- driven, and emulates the encoder output by scaling the pre-encoded video frame sizes from a widely used video test sequence. Both models are designed to strike a balance between simplicity, repeatability, and authenticity in modeling the interactions between a video traffic source and the congestion control module.


Xiaoqing Zhu (
Sergio de la Cruz (
Zaheduzzaman Sarker (

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