[Fecframe] RFC 6683 on Guidelines for Implementing Digital Video Broadcasting - IPTV (DVB-IPTV) Application-Layer Hybrid Forward Error Correction (FEC) Protection

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Subject: [Fecframe] RFC 6683 on Guidelines for Implementing Digital Video Broadcasting - IPTV (DVB-IPTV) Application-Layer Hybrid Forward Error Correction (FEC) Protection
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        RFC 6683

        Title:      Guidelines for Implementing Digital Video 
                    Broadcasting - IPTV (DVB-IPTV) Application-Layer 
                    Hybrid Forward Error Correction (FEC) Protection 
        Author:     A. Begen, T. Stockhammer
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2012
        Mailbox:    abegen@cisco.com, 
                    stockhammer@nomor.de
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 22726
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-fecframe-dvb-al-fec-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6683.txt

Annex E of the Digital Video Broadcasting - IPTV (DVB-IPTV) technical
specification defines an optional Application-Layer Forward Error
Correction (AL-FEC) protocol to protect the streaming media
transported using RTP.  The DVB-IPTV AL-FEC protocol uses two layers
for FEC protection.  The first (base) layer is based on the 1-D
interleaved parity code.  The second (enhancement) layer is based on
the Raptor code.  By offering a layered approach, the DVB-IPTV AL-FEC
protocol offers good protection against both bursty and random packet
losses at a cost of decent complexity.  This document describes how
one can implement the DVB-IPTV AL-FEC protocol by using the 1-D
interleaved parity code and Raptor code that have already been
specified in separate documents.  This document is not an Internet 
Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.

This document is a product of the FEC Framework Working Group of the IETF.


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