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mTunnel: a multicast tunneling system with a user based quality-of-service model source
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Computer Science.
Luleå tekniska universitet.
1997 (English)In: PInteractive distributed multimedia systems and telecommunication services: 4th International Workshop, IDMS '97, Darmstadt, Germany, September 10-12, 1997 ; proceedings / [ed] Ralf Steinmetz, Berlin: Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology/Springer Verlag, 1997, 87-96 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
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This paper presents a system, called mTunnel, for application level tunneling of multicast traffic in a lightweight manner, where the end-user is responsible for deciding which MBone-sessions and multicast groups to tunnel. mTunnel is primarily designed for easy deployment and easy-to-manage tunneling. Therefore it runs as an user application and does not need access to restricted system resources. Information about currently tunneled sessions and control of mTunnel is provided through a Web-interface. To allow the user to easily start tunneling of announced MBone-sessions, mTunnel listens for announcements and presents this information through the Web-interface. To save bandwidth, tunneled streams can be translated in four ways: audio streams can be recoded to an encoding that requires lower bandwidth, several audio streams can be mixed together, streams can be switched based on activity in another stream and streams can be scaled by dropping a certain percent of the traffic.

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Berlin: Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology/Springer Verlag, 1997. 87-96 p.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN 0302-9743 ; 1309
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Mobile and Pervasive Computing
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-37805DOI: 10.1007/BFb0000342Local ID: beea48d0-b140-11db-bf9d-000ea68e967bISBN: 3-540-63519-XOAI: diva2:1011303
International Workshop on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services : 10/09/1997 - 12/09/1997
Godkänd; 1997; 20070131 (ysko)Available from: 2016-10-03 Created: 2016-10-03Bibliographically approved

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