8. Cross-Layer Optimized Video Delivery Over 4G Wireless Networks

  1. Dr. Haohong Wang B.S., M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D. Senior System Architect Manager inventor Associate Editor-in-Chief Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor Guest Editor Technical Program Chair General Chair Founding Steering Committee Chair elected member1,
  2. Dr. Lisimachos P. Kondi diploma in electrical engineering, M.S., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Associate Editor2,
  3. Dr. Ajay Luthra B.E. (Hons), M.Tech., Ph.D. Senior Engineer manager Director Senior Director active member associate rapporteur Head of Delegates Associate Editor Guest Editor guest speaker3 and
  4. Dr. Song Ci B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Assistant Professor telecommunications engineer R&D Engineer founding director Associate Editor Guest Editor session Chair reviewer Vice Chair Senior Member Member4

Published Online: 17 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745168.ch8

4G Wireless Video Communications

4G Wireless Video Communications

How to Cite

Wang, H., Kondi, L. P., Luthra, A. and Ci, S. (2009) Cross-Layer Optimized Video Delivery Over 4G Wireless Networks, in 4G Wireless Video Communications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470745168.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Marvell Semiconductors, USA

  2. 2

    University of Ioannina, Greece

  3. 3

    Motorola, USA

  4. 4

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr. Xuemin (Sherman) Shen B.Sc, M.Sc., Ph.D.5 and
  2. Dr. Yi Pan B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D.6

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

    University of Waterloo, Canada

  2. 6

    Georgia State University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470773079

Online ISBN: 9780470745168



  • cross-layer optimized video delivery over 4G wireless networks;
  • quality-driven cross-layer framework;
  • rate control at transport layer;
  • measured RTT's vs. number of hops;
  • Dijkstra's algorithm and Bellman-Ford algorithm;
  • proposed optimization algorithm;
  • content-aware real-time video streaming;
  • cross-layer optimization for video summary transmission;
  • universal multimedia access (UMA) - components for next generation of multimedia applications


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why Cross-Layer Design?

  • Quality-Driven Cross-Layer Framework

  • Application Layer

  • Rate Control at the Transport Layer

  • Routing at the Network Layer

  • Content-Aware Real-Time Video Streaming

  • Cross-Layer Optimization for Video Summary Transmission

  • Conclusions

  • References