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ATHENA Papers Accepted at ACM MMSys’21 Doctoral Symposium

ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) 2021 | Doctoral Symposium September 28 – October 01, 2021 | Istanbul, Turkey Conference Website Information about the individual papers can be found below. CDN and SDN Support and Player Interaction for HTTP Adaptive Video … Continue reading

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LwTE: Light-weight Transcoding at the Edge

LwTE: Light-weight Transcoding at the Edge IEEE ACCESS Alireza Erfanian* (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour*, (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),  Christian Timmerer (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hermann Hellwagner (Christian Doppler … Continue reading

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WISH: User-centric Bitrate Adaptation for HTTP Adaptive Streaming on Mobile Devices

IEEE 23rd International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP) October 06-08 | Tampere, Finland Conference Website [PDF][Slides][Video] Minh Nguyen (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Ekrem Çetinkaya (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),  Hermann Hellwagner (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität … Continue reading

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INCEPT: INTRA CU Depth Prediction for HEVC

 IEEE 23rd International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing October 06–08, 2021, Tampere, Finland Conference Website [PDF][Slides][Video] Vignesh V Menon (Alpen-Adria-Universitat Klagenfurt); Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt); Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria); Mohammad Ghanbari (University of Essex, UK). Abstract: High Efficiency Video Coding … Continue reading

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Farzad Tashtarian and Christian Timmerer are Co-Chairs of ViSNext 2021 Workshop at the ACM CoNEXT 2021 Conference

ViSNext’21: 1st ACM CoNEXT Workshop on Design, Deployment, and Evaluation of Network-assisted Video Streaming In recent years, we have witnessed phenomenal growth in live video traffic over the Internet, accelerated by the rise of novel video streaming technologies, advancements in … Continue reading

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EADAS: Edge Assisted Adaptation Scheme for HTTP Adaptive Streaming

The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) Conference Website [PDF][Slides][Video] Jesús Aguilar Armijo (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: Mobile networks equipped with edge computing nodes enable access to information that can be leveraged to assist … Continue reading

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Throwback on our special session at PCS’21

A Special Session on ‘Video Coding for Large Scale HTTP Adaptive Streaming Deployments‘ was organized by Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria), Mohammad Ghanbari (University of Essex, UK), and Alex Giladi (Comcast, USA) on July 2 at the 35th Picture Coding … Continue reading

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A Distributed Delivery Architecture for User Generated Content Live Streaming over HTTP

The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) Conference Website [PDF][Slides][Video] Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Abdelhak Bentaleb (National University of Singapore), Reza Farahani (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Minh Nguyen (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Roger Zimmermann (National University … Continue reading

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CSDN: CDN-Aware QoE Optimization in SDN-Assisted HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming

The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) Conference Website [PDF][Slides][Video] Reza Farahani (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK) and Hermann … Continue reading

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Christian Doppler laboratory ATHENA celebrates successful evaluation of its first research phase

The Christian Doppler laboratory ATHENA (AdapTive Streaming over HTTP and Emerging Networked MultimediA Services) has been jointly proposed by the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC; https://itec.aau.at/) at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAU; https://www.aau.at) and Bitmovin GmbH (https://bitmovin.com) to address current and future … Continue reading

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