Tournoux, Pierre-Ugo and Lochin, Emmanuel and Leguay, Jérémie and Lacan, Jérôme Robust streaming in delay tolerant networks. (2010) In: IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC 2010), 23-27 May 2010, Cape Town, South Africa .
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICC.2010.5502070
Delay Tolerant Networks (DTN) do not provide any end to end connectivity guarantee. Thus, transporting data over such networks is a tough challenge as most of Internet applications assume a form of persistent end to end connection. While research in DTN has mainly addressed the problem of routing in various mobility contexts with the aim to improve bundle delay delivery and data delivery ratio, little attention has been paid to applications. This paper investigates the support of streaming-like applications over DTN. We identify how DTN characteristics impact on the overall performances of these applications and present Tetrys, a transport layer mechanism, which enables robust streaming over DTN. Tetrys is based on an on the fly coding mechanism able to ensure full reliability without retransmission and fast in-order bundle delivery in comparison to classical erasure coding schemes. We evaluate our Tetrys prototype on real DTN connectivity traces captured from the Rollerblading tour in Paris. Simulations show that on average, Tetrys clearly outperforms all other reliability schemes in terms of bundles delivery service.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
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|Audience (conference):||International conference proceedings|
|Institution:|| Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE|
Other partners > Thales (FRANCE)
Laboratoire d'Analyse et d'Architecture des Systèmes - LAAS (Toulouse, France) - Outils Logiciels pour la Communication - OLC
Département de Mathématiques, Informatique, Automatique - DMIA (Toulouse, France) - Modelisation et Architecture des Systèmes - MARS
|Deposited By:||Emmanuel Lochin|
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