To support the massive content delivery, a novel virtualized heterogeneous networks framework is proposed to enable content transcoding, caching and multicast. In addition, a virtual multi-resources allocation problem is formulated to jointly optimize the utilities of computing, caching, and communication for the proposed framework. Simulations are conducted to show the effectiveness of the proposed scheme.

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Keywords Heterogeneous networks, Information-centric networking, Mobile communication, mobile edge computing, Multicast communication, Streaming media, Transcoding, video multicast, Virtualization, wireless network virtualization, Wireless networks
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Journal IEEE Communications Letters
Zhou, Y. (Yuchen), Yu, F.R, Chen, J. (Jian), & Kuo, Y. (Yonghong). (2017). Video Transcoding, Caching, and Multicast for Heterogeneous Networks over Wireless Network Virtualization. IEEE Communications Letters. doi:10.1109/LCOMM.2017.2759780