Adding Policy-based Control to Mobile Hosts Switching between Streaming Proxies

M. Kamilova, C.E.W. Hesselman, I.A. Widya, E. Huizer

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    We add a simple policy-based control component to mobile hosts that enables them to control the continuous reception of live multimedia content (e.g. A TV broadcast) while they switch between different distributors of that content. Policy-based control provides a flexible means to automate the switching behavior of mobile hosts. The policies react to changes in the mobile host’s environment (e.g. when a hotspot network appears) and determine when and how to invoke an earlier developed application-level protocol to discover the capabilities (e.g. supported encodings) of the content distributors and to execute the switches. The design of the control component is based on the IETF policy model, but extended and applied at the application-level instead of at the network-level. We implemented the system and deployed it in a smallscale test bed.
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    Title of host publication6TH IEEE International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (POLICY 2005)
    Place of PublicationLos Alamitos
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)0-7695-2265-3
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
    Event6th International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems & Networks, POLICY 2005 - Stockholm, Sweden
    Duration: 6 Jun 20058 Jun 2005
    Conference number: 6

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    PublisherIEEE Computer Society


    Workshop6th International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems & Networks, POLICY 2005
    Abbreviated titlePOLICY


    • EWI-7066
    • IR-52681
    • METIS-224372

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