Inter-Destination Synchronization Quality in a Multicast Mobile Ad Hoc Network
Conference: PIMRC 2005 - 16th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
09/11/2005 - 09/14/2005 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: PIMRC 2005
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Nunome, Toshiro; Tasaka, Shuji (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan)
This paper assesses application-level QoS of live audio and video multicasting in a wireless ad hoc network, focusing on the quality of media synchronization. In particular, we investigate the inter-destination synchronization quality of three schemes: the master-slave destination scheme, the synchronization maestro scheme, and the distributed control scheme. The inter-destination synchronization adjusts the output timing among destinations in a multicast group. We perform computer simulation with a grid topology network of IEEE 802.11b. In the simulation, a source terminal multicasts a pair of audio and video streams to six destinations by using ODMRP (On-Demand Multicast Routing Protocol), which is a multicast routing protocol for ad hoc networks.We assess the application-level QoS when the source terminal moves. From the simulation results, we investigate the achievable application-level QoS for the three inter-destination synchronization schemes.