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A File Aggregation Scheme for FLUTE

Abstract

This document introduces a logical and physical file aggregation scheme for File Delivery over Unidirectional Transport (FLUTE). The logical file aggregation mechanism is a generalized grouping mechanism, allowing to logically group files. The physical file aggregation scheme allows, additionally to a logical grouping, to more efficiently use Forward Error Correction (FEC) in the context of FLUTE, in particular when dealing with a large number of "small" files. Unlike a solution based on the creation of an archive, the object aggregation scheme (1) avoids the need to perform preliminary transformations on the content and (2) preserves the possibility to extract a subset of the content, which may be critical aspect with some partially reliable broadcasting test cases.
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inria-00081003 , version 1 (21-06-2006)

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Christoph Neumann, Vincent Roca, Rod Walsh. A File Aggregation Scheme for FLUTE. 2005. ⟨inria-00081003⟩

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