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Days of Future Past: An Optimization-based Adaptive Bitrate Algorithm over HTTP/3

Days of Future Past: An Optimization-based AdaptiveBitrate Algorithm over HTTP/3 The ACM CoNEXT 2021 Workshop on the Evolution, Performance, and Interoperability of QUIC (EPIQ) 07 December 2021  | Munich, Germany (Online) Workshop Website [PDF][Slides][Video] Daniele Lorenzi (Department of Information Engineering, University of … Continue reading

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Farzad Tashtarian to give a talk at the University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

Farzad Tashtarian is invited to talk on “Network-Assisted Video Streaming” at the University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.

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Best Doctoral Symposium Paper Award at ACM MMSys 2021

Ekrem Çetinkaya got the Best Doctoral Symposium Paper Award at ACM MMSys 2021 for his paper titled “Machine Learning Based Video Coding Enhancements for HTTP Adaptive Streaming”. More information about the paper can be found in the blog post.

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FAUST: Fast Per-Scene Encoding Using Entropy-Based Scene Detection and Machine Learning

FAUST: Fast Per-Scene Encoding Using Entropy-Based Scene Detection and Machine Learning 30th IEEE Conference of the Open Innovations Association FRUCT 27-29 October 2021 https://www.fruct.org/ [PDF][Slides][Video] Anatoliy Zabrovskiy, Prateek Agrawal, Christian Timmerer, and Radu Prodan Abstract: HTTP adaptive video streaming is … Continue reading

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FaRes-ML paper is Nominated for the Best New Streaming Innovation Award in the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards 2021

The Fast Multi-Resolution and Multi-Rate Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming Using Machine Learning paper from ATHENA lab is nominated for the Best New Streaming Innovation Award in the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards 2021. Voting can be done on the awards’ website. The voting … Continue reading

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Improving Per-title Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming by Utilizing Video Super-resolution

IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2021) 5-8 December 2021, Munich, Germany http://www.vcip2021.org [PDF][Slides][Video] Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hannaneh Barahouei Pasandi (Virginia Commonwealth University), Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), and … Continue reading

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On the Impact of Viewing Distance on Perceived Video Quality

IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2021) 5-8 December 2021, Munich, Germany http://www.vcip2021.org [PDF][Slides][Video] Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Raimund Schatz (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria), Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, … Continue reading

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INTENSE: In-depth Studies on Stall Events and Quality Switches and Their Impact on the Quality of Experience in HTTP Adaptive Streaming

IEEE Access, A Multidisciplinary, Open-access Journal of the IEEE [PDF] Babak Taraghi (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Minh Nguyen (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, … Continue reading

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Interns at the ATHENA (Summer 2021)

In July 2021, the ATHENA Christian Doppler Laboratory hosted three interns working on the following topics: Kassian Fuger: Machine Learning and Video Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming Timo Pfeifer: HTTP Adaptive Streaming for Mobile Devices Vanessa Fröhlich: Machine Learning and … Continue reading

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Special issue on Open Media Compression: Overview, Design Criteria, and Outlook on Emerging Standards

Special issue on Open Media Compression: Overview, Design Criteria, and Outlook on Emerging Standards Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 109, no. 9, Sept. 2021 By CHRISTIAN TIMMERER, Senior Member IEEE Guest Editor MATHIAS WIEN, Member IEEE Guest Editor LU YU, … Continue reading

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