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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.5 P.830-836


Interactive transport of multi-view videos for 3DTV applications

Author(s):  Kurutepe Engin, Civanlar M. Reha, Tekalp A. Murat

Affiliation(s):  School of Engineering, Koç more

Corresponding email(s):   ekurutepe@ku.edu.tr, rcivanlar@ku.edu.tr, mtekalp@ku.edu.tr

Key Words:  3DTV, Multi-view video, Application-layer multicast, Join-latency

Kurutepe Engin, Civanlar M. Reha, Tekalp A. Murat. Interactive transport of multi-view videos for 3DTV applications[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(5): 830-836.

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The authors propose a novel method for transporting multi-view videos that aims to keep the bandwidth requirements on both end-users and servers as low as possible. The method is based on application layer multicast, where each end point receives only a selected number of views required for rendering video from its current viewpoint at any given time. The set of selected videos changes in real time as the user’s viewpoint changes because of head or eye movements. Techniques for reducing the black-outs during fast viewpoint changes were investigated. The performance of the approach was studied through network experiments.

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