Talks and Publications

Below is the list of my recent talks and publications (at Networked Media and OzU, i.e., post-Cisco era). For Cisco talks and publications, see this; for my PhD research, see this.

Conference and Industry Talks, and Tutorials

(Related papers are available below)

  1. Delivering Traditional and Omnidirectional Media (link, slides)
    IEEE ICME Tutorial - July 2018
  2. Is it the End of the Streaming Format Wars? (link)
    7th Media Web Symposium - May 2018
  3. Is it the End of the Streaming Format Wars?
    IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Speaker Program - Apr. 2018
    • Apr. 16th: IEEE San Diego Chapter (link/slides)
    • Apr. 23rd: University of California Berkeley
  4. 50 Shades of Streaming with DASH
    IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Speaker Program - Mar. 2018
    • Mar. 21st: Kingston University London
    • Mar. 22nd: Twitter London
  5. Anatomy of a DASH Client (video)
    DASH Workshop - Aug. 2017
  6. Adaptive Streaming of Traditional and Omnidirectional Media (link, slides)
    ACM SIGCOMM Tutorial - Aug. 2017
  7. Scaling Adaptive Streaming Systems with Network Support
    IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Speaker Program - Aug. 2017
    • Aug. 15th: University of Washington
  8. Adaptive Streaming of Traditional and Omnidirectional Media (slides)
    IEEE ICME Tutorial - July 2017
  9. Scaling Adaptive Streaming Systems with Network Support
    IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Speaker Program - May 2017
    • May 8th: Technical University of Munich (TUM)
    • May 18th: Fraunhofer, HHI
  10. Scaling Adaptive Streaming Systems with Network Support
    IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Speaker Program - Mar. 2017
    • Mar. 27th: Nanyang Technological University
    • Mar. 28th: National University of Singapore (link)
    • Mar. 29th: University of New South Wales
    • Mar. 29th: Engineers Australia (Sydney Section)
  11. Scaling Adaptive Streaming Systems with Network Support
    IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecture Tour - Mar. 2017 (flyer)
    • Mar. 6 and 7th: Polytechnic University of Bari
    • Mar. 9th: University of Catania
    • Mar. 13th: University of Naples Federico II
    • Mar. 15th: University of Rome Tor Vergata
    • Mar. 17th: University of L'Aquila
  12. More Juice Less Bits: Content Aware Streaming (slides)
    ACM MMSys - May 2016

Journal and Magazine Publications

  1. May Lim, Mehmet N. Akcay, Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen and Roger Zimmermann, "Catching the moment with LoL+ in Twitch-like low-latency live streaming platforms," under review in IEEE Trans. Multimedia
  2. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen, Saad Harous and Roger Zimmermann, "Data-driven bandwidth prediction models and automated model selection for low latency," accepted for IEEE Trans. Multimedia (DOI=10.1109/TMM.2020.3013387) [link]
  3. Jeroen van der Hooft, Maria Torres Vega, Tim Wauters, Christian Timmerer, Ali C. Begen, Filip De Turck and Raimund Schatz, "From capturing to rendering: volumetric media delivery with six degrees of freedom," IEEE Commun. Mag., vol. 58/10, pp. 49-55, Oct. 2020 (DOI=10.1109/MCOM.001.2000242) [link]
  4. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Christian Timmerer, Ali C. Begen and Roger Zimmermann, "Performance analysis of ACTE: a bandwidth prediction method for low-latency chunked streaming," ACM Trans. Multimedia Comput., Commun., and Appl., vol. 16/2s, pp. 69:1-69:24, June 2020 (DOI=10.1145/3387921) [link]
  5. Sevket Arisu, Ertan Yildiz and Ali C. Begen, "Game of protocols: is QUIC ready for prime time streaming?" Int. J. Network Management, Special Issue on QoE-centric Analysis and Management of Communication Networks, vol. 30/3, pp. e2063, May/June 2020 (DOI=10.1002/nem.2063) [link]
  6. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen, Saad Harous and Roger Zimmermann, "Game of streaming players: is consensus viable or an illusion?" ACM Trans. Multimedia Comput., Commun., and Appl., vol. 15/2s, pp. 65:1-65:30, July 2019 (DOI=10.1145/3336496) [link]
  7. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Bayan Taani, Ali C. Begen, Christian Timmerer and Roger Zimmermann, "A survey on bitrate adaptation schemes for streaming media over HTTP," IEEE Commun. Surveys Tuts., vol. 21/1, pp. 562-585, Firstquarter 2019 (DOI=10.1109/COMST.2018.2862938) [link]
  8. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen and Roger Zimmermann, "ORL-SDN: online reinforcement learning for SDN-enabled HTTP adaptive streaming," ACM Trans. Multimedia Comput., Commun., and Appl., vol. 14/3, pp. 71:1-71:28, Aug. 2018 (DOI=10.1145/3219752) [link]
  9. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen and Roger Zimmermann, "QoE-aware bandwidth broker for HTTP adaptive streaming flows in an SDN-enabled HFC network," IEEE Trans. Broadcast., Special Issue on Quality of Experience for Advanced Broadcast Services, vol. 64/2, pp. 575-589, June 2018 (DOI=10.1109/TBC.2018.2816789) [link]
  10. Emmanuel Thomas, M.O. van Deventer, Thomas Stockhammer, Ali C. Begen, Mary-Luc Champel and Ozgur Oyman, "Application of SAND technology in DASH-enabled content delivery networks and server environments," SMPTE Motion Imaging J., vol. 127/1, pp. 48-54, Jan./Feb. 2018 (DOI=10.5594/JMI.2017.2762528) [link]
  11. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen, Roger Zimmermann and Saad Harous, "SDNHAS: an SDN-enabled architecture to optimize QoE in HTTP adaptive streaming," IEEE Trans. Multimedia, Special Issue on Video over Future Networks: Emerging Technologies, Infrastructures, and Applications, vol. 19/10, pp. 2136-2151, Oct. 2017 (DOI=10.1109/TMM.2017.2733344) [link]
  12. Emmanuel Thomas, M.O. van Deventer, Thomas Stockhammer, Ali C. Begen and Jeroen Famaey, "Enhancing MPEG DASH performance via server and network assistance," SMPTE Motion Imaging J., vol. 126/1, pp. 22-27, Jan./Feb. 2017 (DOI=10.5594/JMI.2016.2632338) [link]
  13. Ali C. Begen, "Spending quality time with the Web video," IEEE Internet Comput., vol. 20/6, pp. 42-48, Nov./Dec. 2016 (DOI=10.1109/MIC.2016.49) [link]

Editorials

  1. Michael Zink, Laura Toni and Ali C. Begen, "Introduction to the best papers from the ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys) 2019 and co-located workshops," ACM Trans. Multimedia Comput., Commun., and Appl., vol. 16/2s, pp. 66:1-66:2, June 2020 (DOI=10.1145/3398384) [link]
  2. Zhou Su, Qing Fang, Honggang Wang, Sanjeev Mehrotra, Ali C. Begen, Qiang Ye and Andrea Cavallaro, "Guest editorial trustworthiness in social multimedia analytics and delivery," IEEE Trans. Multimedia, vol. 21/3, pp. 537-538, Mar. 2019 (DOI=10.1109/TMM.2019.2899279) [link]
  3. Ali C. Begen, Patrick-Benjamin Bok and Panagiotis Saltsidis, "Networking standards," IEEE Commun. Standards Mag., vol. 1/4, pp. 70, Dec. 2017 (DOI=10.1109/MCOMSTD.2017.8258606) [link]
  4. Christian Timmerer and Ali C. Begen, "Best papers of the 2016 ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys) Conference and Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV) 2016," ACM Trans. Multimedia Comput., Commun., and Appl., vol. 13/3s, pp. 40:1-40:2, June 2017 (DOI=10.1145/3084539) [link]
  5. Ali C. Begen, Patrick-Benjamin Bok and Panagiotis Saltsidis, "Networking standards," IEEE Commun. Standards Mag., vol. 1/1, pp. 74, Mar. 2017 (DOI=10.1109/COMSTD.2017.7885242) [link]
  6. Ali C. Begen, Mario Kolberg and Madjid Merabti, "Consumer communications and the next generation broadcast networks," IEEE Commun. Mag., vol. 54/12, pp. 140, Dec. 2016 (DOI=10.1109/MCOM.2016.7786124) [link]
  7. Han Hu, Yonggang Wen, Honggang Wang and Ali Begen, "Cloud mobile media," China Comm., vol. 13/8, pp. iv-vi, Aug. 2016 (DOI=10.1109/CC.2016.7563683) [link]
  8. Ali C. Begen, Mario Kolberg and Madjid Merabti, "Consumer communications and networking," IEEE Commun. Mag., vol. 54/6, pp. 87, June 2016 (DOI=10.1109/MCOM.2016.7497772) [link]

Conference Publications

  1. Kerem Durak, Mehmet N. Akcay, Yigit K. Erinc, Boran Pekel and Ali C. Begen, "Evaluating the performance of Apple's low-latency HLS," in Proc. IEEE Int. Wksp. Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), Tampere, Finland, Sept. 2020 (DOI=?) [link]
  2. Burak Kara, Sarp Ozturk and Ali C. Begen, "HTTP adaptive streaming over multiple network interfaces," in Proc. ACM Multimedia Systems Conf. (MMSys), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2020 (DOI=10.1145/3339825.3393588) [link]
  3. Adem A. Karmis, Alper Derya and Ali C. Begen, "Metadata-based user interface design for enhanced content access and viewing," in Proc. ACM Multimedia Systems Conf. (MMSys), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2020 (DOI=10.1145/3339825.3393589) [link]
  4. May Lim, Mehmet N. Akcay, Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen and Roger Zimmermann, "When they go high, we go low: low-latency live streaming in dash.js with LoL," in Proc. ACM Multimedia Systems Conf. (MMSys), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2020 (DOI=10.1145/3339825.3397043) [link] (Runner-up in Twitch’s grand challenge)
  5. Jeroen van der Hooft, Maria Torres Vega, Christian Timmerer, Ali C. Begen, Filip De Turck and Raimund Schatz, "Objective and subjective QoE evaluation for adaptive point cloud streaming," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), Athlone, Ireland, May 2020 (DOI=10.1109/QoMEX48832.2020.9123081) [link] (Best-paper award)
  6. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Christian Timmerer, Ali C. Begen and Roger Zimmermann, "Bandwidth prediction in low-latency chunked streaming," in Proc. ACM Int. Wksp. Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), Amherst, MA, June 2019 (DOI=10.1145/3304112.3325611) [link] (DASH-IF Excellence in DASH award)
  7. Reza Shokri Kalan, Muge Sayit and Ali C. Begen, "Implementation of SAND architecture using SDN," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Network Functions Virtualization and Software Defined Networking (NFV-SDN), Verona, Italy, Nov. 2018 (DOI=10.1109/NFV-SDN.2018.8725632) [link]
  8. Yasser Syed, Ali C. Begen and Alex Giladi, "Designing video services for low-latency distributions in IPTV cable systems," in Proc. SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 2018
  9. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen, Saad Harous and Roger Zimmermann, "A distributed approach for bitrate selection in HTTP adaptive streaming," in Proc. ACM Multimedia, Seoul, Korea, Oct. 2018 (DOI=10.1145/3240508.3240589) [link]
  10. Avsar Asan, Werner Robitza, Is-haka Mkwawa, Lingfen Sun and Ali C. Begen, "Optimum encoding approaches on video resolution changes: a comparative study," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Image Processing (ICIP), Athens, Greece, Oct. 2018 (DOI=10.1109/ICIP.2018.8451635) [link]
  11. Yasser Syed and Ali C. Begen, "Adjusting content workflow infrastructures for HDR," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Multimedia and Expo Wksp. (ICMEW), San Diego, CA, July 2018 (DOI=10.1109/ICMEW.2018.8551490) [link]
  12. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen and Roger Zimmermann, "Game theory based bitrate adaptation for dash.js reference player," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Multimedia and Expo Wksp. (ICMEW), San Diego, CA, July 2018 (DOI=10.1109/ICMEW.2018.8551495) [link] (1st place in Grand Challenge on DASH)
  13. Ali C. Begen and Yasser Syed, "Are the streaming format wars over?" in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Multimedia and Expo Wksp. (ICMEW), San Diego, CA, July 2018 (DOI=10.1109/ICMEW.2018.8551563) [link] [poster]
  14. Sevket Arisu and Ali C. Begen, "Quickly starting media streams using QUIC," in Proc. Packet Video Wksp., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2018 (DOI=10.1145/3210424.3210426) [link] [code] (Best-paper award finalist)
  15. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen, Roger Zimmermann and Saad Harous, "Want to play DASH? a game theoretic approach for adaptive streaming over HTTP," in Proc. ACM Multimedia Systems Conf. (MMSys), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2018 (DOI=10.1145/3204949.3204961) [link] [code/demo] (Best student-paper award and DASH-IF Excellence in DASH award)
  16. Christian Timmerer, Anatoliy Zabrovskiy and Ali C. Begen, "Automated objective and subjective evaluation of HTTP adaptive streaming systems," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR), Miami, FL, Apr. 2018 (DOI=10.1109/MIPR.2018.00080) [link] (Invited paper)
  17. Christian Timmerer and Ali C. Begen, "A framework for adaptive delivery of omnidirectional video," in Proc. Human Vision and Electronic Imaging (HVEI), Burlingame, CA, Jan. 2018 (DOI=10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2018.14.HVEI-524) [link] (Invited paper)
  18. Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen and Roger Zimmermann, "SDNDASH: improving QoE of HTTP adaptive streaming using software defined networking," in Proc. ACM Multimedia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Oct. 2016 (DOI=10.1145/2964284.2964332) [link]
  19. Emmanuel Thomas, M.O. van Deventer, Thomas Stockhammer, Ali C. Begen, Mary-Luc Champel and Ozgur Oyman, "Applications and deployments of server and network assisted DASH (SAND)," in Proc. Int. Broadcasting Convention Conf. (IBC), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Sept. 2016 (DOI=10.1049/ibc.2016.0022) [link]

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