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International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 904072, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/904072
Research Article

Multi-Resolution Multimedia QoE Models for IPTV Applications

1Ohio Supercomputer Center/OARnet, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
2Huawei Technologies, Shenzhen 518129, China

Received 2 April 2011; Accepted 27 September 2011

Academic Editor: Thomas Magedanz

Copyright © 2012 Prasad Calyam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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