Publications

This page lists publications with acknowledgment from the CD Laboratory ATHENA. Further ITEC publications can be found here.

  1. 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 Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) , “Improving Per-title Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming by Utilizing Video Super-resolution“, IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP) 2021, Munich, Germany (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  2. Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Raimund Schatz (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology), Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), and Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) , “On The Impact of Viewing Distance on Perceived Video Quality“, IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP) 2021, Munich, Germany (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  3. Babak Taraghi, Minh Nguyen, Hadi Amirpour, Christian Timmerer, “INTENSE: In-depth Studies on Stall Events and Quality Switches and Their Impact on the Quality of Experience in HTTP Adaptive Streaming“, IEEE Access, 2021 (impact factor: 3.37; quality factor: I) [PDF]
  4. Christian Timmerer, Mathias Wien, Lu Yu and Amy Reibman, “Special issue on Open Media Compression: Overview, Design Criteria, and Outlook on Emerging Standards,” in Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 109, no. 9, pp. 1423-1434, Sept. 2021, doi: 10.1109/JPROC.2021.3098048. [PDF]
  5. Farzad Tashtarian, R. Falanji, Abdelhak Bentaleb, Alireza Erfanian, P. S. Mashhadi,
    Christian Timmerer, Hermann Hellwagner, Roger Zimmermann, Quality Optimization of Live Streaming Services over HTTP with Reinforcement Learning, IEEE Global Communications Conference 2021, 7-11 December 2021, Madrid, Spain (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  6. Babak Taraghi (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), End-to-end Quality of Experience Evaluation for HTTP Adaptive Streaming, The 29th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM’21) Doctoral Symposium, 20-24 October 2021 Chengdu, China (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A)[PDF]
  7. 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), “CTU Depth Decision Algorithms for HEVC: A Survey“, Signal Processing: Image Communication, 2021 (impact factor: 3.25, quality factor: II) [PDF]
  8. Minh Nguyen (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “Policy-driven Dynamic HTTP Adaptive Streaming Player Environment“, ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) Doctoral Symposium, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A)[PDF]
  9. Alireza Erfanian (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “Optimizing QoE and Latency of Live Video Streaming Using Edge Computing and In-Network Intelligence“, ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) Doctoral Symposium, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A)[PDF]
  10. Jesús Aguilar-Armijo (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “Multi-access Edge Computing for Adaptive Bitrate Video Streaming“, ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) Doctoral Symposium, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A)[PDF]
  11. Ekrem Çetinkaya (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “Machine Learning Based Video Coding Enhancements for HTTP Adaptive Streaming“, ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) Doctoral Symposium, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A)[PDF]
  12. Reza Farahani (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “CDN and SDN Support and Player Interaction for HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming“, ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) Doctoral Symposium, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey (acceptance rate: N/A; quality factor: N/A)[PDF]
  13. Alireza Erfanian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “LwTE: Light-waight Transcoding at the Edge“, IEEE Access, 2021 (impact factor: 3.37; quality factor: I) [PDF]
  14. Minh Nguyen (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Ekrem Çetinkaya (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “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 [PDF][Slides][Video]
  15. 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), “INCEPT: INTRA CU Depth Prediction for HEVC,” IEEE 23rd International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), October 06-08, Tampere, Finland [PDF][Slides][Video]
  16. Jesús Aguilar Armijo (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “EADAS: Edge Assisted Adaptation Scheme for HTTP Adaptive Streaming“, The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) Oct. 4-7, 2021, Edmonton, Canada (acceptance rate: 37.24%; quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  17. 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 of Singapore), “A Distributed Delivery Architecture for User Generated Content Live Streaming over HTTP“, The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) Oct. 4-7, 2021, Edmonton, Canada (acceptance rate: 37.24%; quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  18. 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 Hellwagner (Alpen-  Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “CSDN: CDN-Aware QoE Optimization in SDN-Assisted HTTP   Adaptive Video Streaming“, The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) Oct. 4-7, 2021, Edmonton, Canada (acceptance rate: 37.24%; quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  19. Vignesh V Menon (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),  Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), and Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) , “Efficient Content-Adaptive Feature-based Shot Detection for HTTP Adaptive Streaming“, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2021, Alaska, USA. (acceptance rate: 45%, quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  20. Ekrem Çetinkaya (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour, (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, University of Essex), “Fast Multi-Resolution and Multi-Rate Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming Using Machine Learning“, IEEE Open Journal of Signal Processing (impact factor: N/A; quality factor: I) [PDF]
  21. Vignesh V Menon (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),  Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), “Efficient Multi-Encoding Algorithms for HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming“, Picture Coding Symposium, 2021, Bristol, UK. [PDF][Slides][Video]
  22. Reza Farahani (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Alireza Erfanian (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 Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “ES-HAS: An Edge- and SDN-Assisted Framework for HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming“, NOSSDAV’21: The 31st edition of the Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey (acceptance rate: 28.8%; quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  23. Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), “PSTR: Per-title encoding using Spatio-Temporal-Temporal Resolution“, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2021, Shenzhen, China (acceptance rate: 30%; quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  24. Babak Taraghi (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Abdelhak Bentaleb (National University of Singapore), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Roger Zimmermann (National University of Singapore) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “Understanding Quality of Experience of Heuristic-based HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Algorithms“, NOSSDAV’21: The 31st edition of the Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey (acceptance rate: (1st submission round): 31,25%; quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  25. Alireza Erfanian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), OSCAR: On Optimizing Resource Utilization in Live Video Streaming, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM) (Impact factor: 4.682) [PDF]
  26. Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), “SLFC: Scalable Light Field Coding“, Data Compression Conference (DCC) 2021, Snowbird, Utah, USA (acceptance rate: n/a; quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  27. Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “HTTP Adaptive Streaming: Where Is It Heading?“, In Proceedings of the Brazilian Symposium on Multimedia and the Web (WebMedia ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 349–350. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3428658.3434574 (acceptance rate: n/a (invited); quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides]
  28. Nakisa Shams (ETS, Montreal, Canada), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), “A channel allocation algorithm for cognitive radio users based on channel state predictors”, International Congress on Information and Communication Technology, London, UK, February 2021 (acceptance rate: n/a; quality factor: III) [PDF][Slides]
  29. Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Ekrem Çetinkaya (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), “Towards Optimal Multirate Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming“, International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (MMM) 2021, Prague, Czech Republic, June 22-24, 2021 (acceptance rate: n/a; quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  30. Jesús Aguilar Armijo (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Babak Taraghi (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),”Dynamic Segment Repackaging at the Edge for HTTP Adaptive Streaming“, accepted for publication in IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), 2020 (acceptance rate of full papers: 29%; quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  31. Jeroen van der Hooft (Ghent University), Maria Torres Vega (Ghent University), Tim Wauters (Ghent University), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Ali C. Begen (Ozyegin University, Networked Media), Filip De Turck (Ghent University), and Raimund Schatz (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology), “From Capturing to Rendering: Volumetric Media Delivery With Six Degrees of Freedom“, in IEEE Communication Magazine, vol. 58, no. 10, pp. 49-55, October 2020, doi: 10.1109/MCOM.001.2000242. [PDF]
  32. Ekrem Çetinkaya (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK), “FaME-ML: Fast Multirate Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming Using Machine Learning“, IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP) 2020, Macau, December 1-4, 2020 (acceptance rate: 52%; quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  33. Negin Ghamsarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Mario Taschwer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Klaus Schöffmann (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “Relevance-Based Compression of Cataract Surgery Videos Using Convolutional Neural Networks,” ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2020, Seattle, United States, 2020 (acceptance rate: 27,8%; quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  34. Andrew Perkis, Christian Timmerer, et al., “QUALINET White Paper
    on Definitions of Immersive Media Experience (IMEx)”, European Network on Quality of Experience in Multimedia Systems and Services, 14th QUALINET meeting (online), May 25, 2020 [PDF]
  35. Minh Nguyen (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “Scalable High Efficiency Video Coding based HTTP Adaptive Streaming over QUIC Using Retransmission“, accepted for publication in ACM SIGCOMM 2020 Workshop on Evolution, Performance, and Interoperability of QUIC (EPIQ 2020), New York, USA, August 10–14, 2020 (acceptance rate: 50%; quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  36. Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (University of Essex), “Towards View-Aware Adaptive Streaming of Holographic Content,” 2020 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo Workshops (ICMEW), London, United Kingdom, 2020, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICMEW46912.2020.9106055 (acceptance rate: n/a; quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  37. Minh Nguyen (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “H2BR: An HTTP/2-based Retransmission Technique to Improve the QoE of Adaptive Video Streaming“, In Proceedings of the 25th ACM Workshop on Packet Video (PV ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–7 (acceptance rate: 42,9%; quality factor: II)  [PDF][Slides][Video]
  38. Babak Taraghi (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “CAdViSE: Cloud-based Adaptive Video Streaming Evaluation Framework for the Automated Testing of Media Players“, In Proceedings of the 11th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 349–352 (acceptance rate: 33%; quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  39. Jeroen van der Hooft (Ghent University), Maria Torres Vega (Ghent University), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Ali C. Begen (Ozyegin University, Networked Media), Filip De Turck (Ghent University), Raimund Schatz (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt & AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria), “Objective and Subjective QoE Evaluation for Adaptive Point Cloud Streaming“, In 2020 Twelfth International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), Athlone, Ireland, May 2020. DOI: 10.1109/QoMEX48832.2020.9123081 (acceptance rate: n/a; quality factor: II) [PDF][Slides][Video] *** Best Paper Award ***
  40. Abdelhak Bentaleb (National University of Singapore), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Ali C. Begen (Ozyegin University, Networked Media), Roger Zimmermann (National University of Singapore), “Performance Analysis of ACTE: A Bandwidth Prediction Method for Low-Latency Chunked Streaming“, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications [PDF]
  41. Alireza Erfanian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran), Reza Farahani (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “On Optimizing Resource Utilization in AVC-based Real-time Video Streaming“, 2020 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization, Ghent, Belgium, June/July 2020 (acceptance rate: 20%, quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  42. Venkata Phani Kumar M (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), “Multi-Period Per-Scene Optimization for HTTP Adaptive Streaming“, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), London, United Kingdom, 2020, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICME46284.2020.9102775 (acceptance rate: 15% for oral presentations; quality factor: I) [PDF][Slides][Video]
  43. Hadi Amirpour, Ekrem Çetinkaya (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Mohammad Ghanbari (University of Tehran, University of Essex), “Fast Multi-Rate Encoding for Adaptive HTTP Streaming“, 2020 Data Compression Conference (DCC), Snowbird, UT, USA, 2020, pp. 358-358, DOI: 10.1109/DCC47342.2020.00080 (acceptance rate: n/a; quality factor: I) [PDF] [SigPort]

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