CS5248: Systems Support for Continuous Media
Semester 1 2004/05, School of Computing, National University of Singapore

Paper Reviews

Paper reviews will contribute 15% towards you final grade.

For each of the given papers, write a 1 page review. You review should summarize the paper and highlight the main contributions. You should also comment/critize on the paper. The following list of questions are given as a guideline to help you write your review.

Only your 5 best reviews will contribute towards your grade.

Review Format

Please use only the given LaTeX (recommended for research students) or Word template.

Due Date

All reviews are due on the 18th Oct, 9:00am. You may submit your reviews earlier.

Useful Links

Paper List

The papers listed here are also found on the class schedule web page. They are denoted with a [review me!].

  1. S. Deering, D. Estrin, D. Farinacci, V. Jacobson, C-G Liu, L Wei, "The PIM architecture for wide-area multicast routing", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 4(2) , April 1996, pg 153 -- 162.
  2. D. Sisalem and H. Schulzrinne. "The loss-delay based adjustment algorithm: A TCP-friendly adaptation scheme," Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video, 1998.
  3. S. B. Moon, J. Kurose, and D. Towsley, "Packet Audio Playout Delay Adjustment: Performance Bounds and Algorithms," ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems, vol. 6, pp. 17-28, January 1998. [PDF]
  4. I. Rhee. "Error control techniques for interactive low-bit rate video transmission over the internet." Proceedings of SIGCOMM, 1998.
  5. L. Vicisano, L. Rizzo, and J. Crowcroft, "TCP-like congestion control for layered multicast data transfer ",, INFOCOM 1998.
  6. Y. Chae, K. Guo, M. Buddhikot, S. Suri and E. Zegura, "Silo, Rainbow, and Caching Token: Schemes for Scalable, Fault Tolerant Stream Caching", in Journal of Selected Areas in Communications.
  7. S. Banerjee, B. Bhattacharjee, and C. Kommareddy, "Scalable Application Layer Multicast," SIGCOMM 2002, Pittsburgh, PA, August 2002.
  8. Y. Chu, S. Rao and H. Zhang, "A Case For End System Multicast", SIGMETRICS 2000, Santa Clara,CA, June 2000, pp 1-12.