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Advances in Multimedia
Volume 2007, Article ID 68502, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2007/68502
Research Article

Cross-Layer Design of Source Rate Control and Congestion Control for Wireless Video Streaming

1Hitachi (China) Research and Development Corporation, Beijing 100004, China
2Department of Computer Science, University of Missouri-Columbia, 65211, MO, USA
3Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Received 30 December 2006; Revised 22 May 2007; Accepted 11 July 2007

Academic Editor: Zhu Han

Copyright © 2007 Peng Zhu 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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