Vigorous Distance Learning Applications Using the Stream Control Transmission Protocol
Science Journal of Education
Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages: 262-267
Received: Nov. 22, 2017; Accepted: Dec. 4, 2017; Published: Dec. 22, 2017
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Eleftherios Stergiou, Department of Computer Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Arta, Greece
Dimitrios Liarokapis, Department of Computer Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Arta, Greece
Constantinos Angelis, Department of Computer Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Arta, Greece
Fotis Vartziotis, Department of Computer Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Arta, Greece
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Abstract
Distance learning software is a ‘hungry’ type of software in terms of performance metrics and its requirements for handling different kinds of media effectively. Video-based applications in particular are considered to be an extremely demanding type of software. Although up to this point software designers have spent considerable time improving applications, they have neglected the effects which are due to the use of the various network protocols. This work attempts a critical view of transport layer protocols and their effects on distance learning applications. This study shows that the stream control transmission protocol provides many advantages – especially the multi-homing and multi-streaming features. This protocol is recommended for video-based applications and its usage will improve the quality of service of contemporary distance learning applications.
Keywords
Distance Learning, Stream Control Transmission Protocol, Quality of Service, Modern Protocols, Multimedia Distribution, Real Time Communication
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Eleftherios Stergiou, Dimitrios Liarokapis, Constantinos Angelis, Fotis Vartziotis, Vigorous Distance Learning Applications Using the Stream Control Transmission Protocol, Science Journal of Education. Vol. 5, No. 6, 2017, pp. 262-267. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20170506.15
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