Optimal Resource Allocation for Wireless Video Over CDMA Networks Conference Paper uri icon


  • © 2003 IEEE. We present a multiple-channel video transmission scheme in wireless CDMA networks over multipath fading channels. We map an embedded video bitstream, which is encoded into multiple independently decodable layers by 3D-ESCOT video coding techniques, to multiple CDMA channels. Each video source layer is protected by a product channel code structure. For a given budget on the available bandwidth and total transmit power, the transmitter determines the optimal power allocations and the optimal transmission rates among multiple CDMA channels, as well as the optimal product channel code rate allocation. We make use of results on the large-system CDMA performance for various multiuser receivers in multipath fading channels. Simulation results show that the proposed framework allows the video quality to degrade gracefully as the fading worsens or the bandwidth decreases, and it offers improved video quality at the receiver.

author list (cited authors)

  • Zhao, S., Xiong, Z., & Wang, X.

citation count

  • 5

publication date

  • January 2003