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RFC 6015

"RTP Payload Format for 1-D Interleaved Parity Forward Error Correction (FEC)", October 2010

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http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6015.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
A. Begen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
fecframe (tsv)

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Abstract

This document defines a new RTP payload format for the Forward Error Correction (FEC) that is generated by the 1-D interleaved parity code from a source media encapsulated in RTP. The 1-D interleaved parity code is a systematic code, where a number of repair symbols are generated from a set of source symbols and sent in a repair flow separate from the source flow that carries the source symbols. The 1-D interleaved parity code offers a good protection against bursty packet losses at a cost of reasonable complexity. The new payload format defined in this document should only be used (with some exceptions) as a part of the Digital Video Broadcasting-IPTV (DVB- IPTV) Application-layer FEC specification. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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