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Semester Opening WS'10/'11

  1. 1. Semester Opening WS’10/’11 H. Hellwagner & Christian Timmerer Klagenfurt University (UNI-KLU)  Faculty of Technical Sciences (TEWI) Department of Information Technology (ITEC)  Multimedia Communication (MMC)  Multimedia Communication + Computer and Network Architectures
  2. 2. Spezialisierungsfach „Rechner- und Netzarchitektur“ („Computer and Network Architectures“) Prof. Hellwagner Lehrveranstaltungen LV-Leiter LV-Termine Current Topics in Computer and Network Architectures: Multimedia Communication and Internet QoS (2 VK) Hellwagner WS 2010/11 Current Topics in Computer and Network Architectures: ... (2 VK) Hellwagner SS 2011 Seminar in Computer and Network Architectures (2 SE) Hellwagner SS 2011 Selected Topics in Computer and Network Architectures: Multimedia Interactive Applications: Creation, Delivery, and Visualization (2 VK) Concolato WS 2010/11 Selected Topics in Distributed Multimedia Systems: Systems for Multimedia Applications (2 VK) - To be conf’d. Illgner, Rauschenbach SS 2011 Current Topics in Distributed Multimedia Systems (2 VK + 2 PR) Böszörmenyi, AssistentIn WS 2010/11
  3. 3. Selected Topics in Computer and Network Architectures: Multimedia Interactive Applications: Creation, Delivery, and Visualization <ul><li>Ph.D. Cyril Concolato </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to the field of multimedia interactive applications: Mobile, Web and TV environments. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Scene Descriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Principles, Study of some formats (MPEG-4 BIFS, HTML 5, SVG or Flash), Lab session </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivery of Multimedia Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Principles, File formats, Streaming, Broadcasting, Lab session </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Visualization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Principles, Open Source GPAC Project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Keywords </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive multimedia applications, multimedia scene descriptions, multimedia content delivery, multimedia visualization, GPAC </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Multimedia Communication Group <ul><li>Group Leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prof. DI Dr. Hermann Hellwagner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Dr. Christian Timmerer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University Assistants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Janine Lachner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Ingo Kofler </li></ul></ul><ul><li>System Engineers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rudolf Messner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Christopher Müller </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Secretary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Angelika Rossak </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Assistants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Dr. Michael Ransburg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Robert Kuschnig </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Michael Grafl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Markus Waltl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Michael Eberhard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Christian Raffelsberger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Michael Sablatschan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Staff Members </li></ul>
  5. 5. Research Areas <ul><li>Multimedia Communication and Adaptation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptive video streaming, protocols, (in-network) adaptation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ambient, personalized, user-centric multimedia (UMA/UME) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distributed MMC Infrastructure and QoS Provisioning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata streaming, compressed processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distributed adaptation, cross-layer QoS optimizations/mappings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prototype Adaptive Multimedia Tools and Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MPEG Standardization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MPEG Extensible Middleware (MXM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MPEG-V Sensory Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) and Modern Media Transport (MMT) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Selected Projects (1) <ul><li>In-network Video Adaptation </li></ul><ul><li>Goal : on-the-fly video adaptation on network devices, e.g., (wireless) router </li></ul><ul><li>Approach : utilize scalable video coding (ext. of AVC/H.264); adaptation in spatial, temporal, and SNR domain </li></ul><ul><li>➪ ALICANTE (EU FP7 Integrated Project) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Selected Projects (2) <ul><li>P2P-Next (EU FP7 Integrated Project) </li></ul><ul><li>Goal : next generation peer-to-peer networks, specifically, streaming of scalable media formats in P2P mode </li></ul><ul><li>Approach : research, prototyping, and trials in Klagenfurt & around the world </li></ul>
  8. 8. Selected Projects (3) <ul><li>Internet Video Streaming </li></ul><ul><li>Goal : efficient multimedia streaming over HTTP/TCP </li></ul><ul><li>Approach : research & development, prototyping, measurements, and standardization </li></ul>
  9. 9. Selected Projects (4) <ul><li>What comes after 3D Video? ➪ Sensory Effects </li></ul><ul><li>Goal : improving the Quality of Experience through sensory effects </li></ul><ul><li>Approach : annotate videos with add’l effects (wind, light, explosion, etc.) which are rendered on specific devices (fan, vibration chair, etc.), subjective tests, QoE models </li></ul><ul><li>➪ Lange Nacht der Forschung, 5.11.2010 </li></ul>