Quality assessment of multidimensional video scalability

Jong-Seok Lee, Francesca De Simone, Touradj Ebrahimi, Naeem Ramzan, Ebroul Izquierdo

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Scalability is a powerful concept for adaptive video content delivery to many end users having heterogeneous and dynamic characteristics of networks and devices. In order to maximize users' quality of experience by selecting appropriate combinations of multiple scalability parameters, it is crucial to understand and model the relationship between multidimensional scalability and perceived quality. In this article, we address the latest advances in subjective and objective quality evaluation of multidimensional video scalability for optimal content distribution, present their applications, and discuss future trends and challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)38-46
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Communications Magazine
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Scalability
  • Content management
  • Encoding
  • Static VAr compensators
  • Codecs
  • Quality of service


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