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CTU Depth Decision Algorithms for HEVC: A Survey

Signal Processing: Image Communication [PDF] Ekrem Çetinkaya* (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour*, (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Mohammad Ghanbari (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, University of Essex),  and Christian Timmerer (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) *These authors contributed equally … Continue reading

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Vignesh V Menon to give a talk at the Research@Lunch Special

Vignesh V Menon is invited to talk on “Video Coding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming” on the Research@Lunch, which is a research webinar series by Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, India, exclusively for Ph.D. Scholars, UG, and PG … Continue reading

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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 [PDF] 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 … 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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