Priority Based Dynamic Rate Control for VoIP Traffic

Date Added: Jul 2009
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This paper presents a novel mechanism for dynamic rate control of prioritised Voice Over IP (VoIP) traffic in real time. The system uses the proposed variable bit rate speech codec called Speex, which can dynamically adjust the encoding bit rate (and hence the voice quality) based on the feedback information about the network congestion, flow priority, and the instantaneous speech properties. The extensive NS2 simulation results along with results from ITU-T standard of speech quality evaluation tool (PESQ) show that the proposed system indeed provides highest quality speech while maximising the bandwidth utilization and reducing the network congestion.