UTILIZING VIDEO ENCODING FOR POWER MANAGEMENT OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS

C. Bouras, K. Stamos, S. Stroumpis, G. Zaoudis

Abstract

Power management is especially important in wireless networks because of the emergence of energy constrained mobile devices. This paper examines the ways that video encoding information can be used for more efficient power management. In particular, we propose and evaluate cross layer mechanisms that fine-tune transmission power depending on the video frame being encoded and we examine how this mechanism may be combined with algorithms that adjust transmission power based on feedback reports when TCP Friendly Rate Control (TFRC) is used as the transport protocol. Since typical video encoding uses frames of varying importance for the overall quality, this approach can improve received video quality and make better usage of available power.

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Bouras C., Stamos K., Stroumpis S. and Zaoudis G. (2011). UTILIZING VIDEO ENCODING FOR POWER MANAGEMENT OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking and Optical Communication System - Volume 1: DCNET, (ICETE 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-69-0, pages 57-62. DOI: 10.5220/0003519700570062


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@conference{dcnet11,
author={C. Bouras and K. Stamos and S. Stroumpis and G. Zaoudis},
title={UTILIZING VIDEO ENCODING FOR POWER MANAGEMENT OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking and Optical Communication System - Volume 1: DCNET, (ICETE 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={57-62},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003519700570062},
isbn={978-989-8425-69-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking and Optical Communication System - Volume 1: DCNET, (ICETE 2011)
TI - UTILIZING VIDEO ENCODING FOR POWER MANAGEMENT OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS
SN - 978-989-8425-69-0
AU - Bouras C.
AU - Stamos K.
AU - Stroumpis S.
AU - Zaoudis G.
PY - 2011
SP - 57
EP - 62
DO - 10.5220/0003519700570062