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Algorithms and Formats for Adaptive Streaming
Speaker: Dr. Ali C. Begen Computer Science Department Ozyegin University Turkey Title: "Algorithms and Formats for Adaptive Streaming" Date: Monday, 15 October 2018 Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm Venue: Lecture Theater F (near lift no. 25/26), HKUST Abstract: HTTP adaptive streaming has become the technology of choice for delivering video content over the Internet. In this talk, we will review the most popular and developing algorithms for rate adaptation, as well as the existing and emerging media format standards. We will also touch on the ongoing and future problems in the streaming media research. ****************** Biography: Ali C. Begen recently joined the computer science department at Ozyegin University, Turkey. Previously, he was a research and development engineer at Cisco, where he designed and developed algorithms, protocols, products, and solutions in the service provider and enterprise video domains. Currently, in addition to teaching and research, he provides consulting services to industrial, legal, and academic institutions through Networked Media, a company he co-founded. Begen has a PhD in electrical and computer engineering from Georgia Tech. He is a senior member of both the IEEE and ACM. In January 2016, he was elected distinguished lecturer by the IEEE Communications Society. Further information on his projects, publications, talks, and teaching, standards and professional activities can be found at http://ali.begen.net/.