3B-ARA: Bandwidth, Buffer and Battery Aware Rate Adaptation for Dynamic HTTP Streaming
IEEE Communications Letters
This letter proposes a novel rate adaptation framework for dynamic adaptive streaming where three factors-available bandwidth, buffer state, and residual battery status, jointly determine the bit rate selected. We model the rate adaptation problem as a Markov Decision Process (MDP) with a goal to optimize video streaming experience as measured by video playback quality and buffer occupancy. Using simulation study, we show that our approach, termed as 3B-ARA, reduces rebuffering rate by over 20% while delivering a comparable average video rate and maintaining an average of 93% buffer occupancy as compared to other existing rate adaptation approaches.
Ahmad, Hasnah, Navrati Saxena, Abhishek Roy, Pradipta De.
"3B-ARA: Bandwidth, Buffer and Battery Aware Rate Adaptation for Dynamic HTTP Streaming."
IEEE Communications Letters, 22 (5): 962-965.
doi: 10.1109/LCOMM.2018.2799878 source: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8274928