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VGC conference 2023 successfully concluded!

From September 7-9, nearly 40 participants joined us at AAU Klagenfurt to discuss and theorise about the theme of “Video Game Cultures: Exploring New Horizons.” VGC is a recurring conference reinstated after the lockdowns, coordinated between universities and scholars from the US, UK, Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany. This year’s conference was an organisational collaboration […]

Paper accepted: Transcoding Quality Prediction for Adaptive Video Streaming

2023 ACM Mile High Video (MHV)  May 7-10, 2023 | Denver, US Conference Website Vignesh V Menon (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Reza Farahani (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Prajit T Rajendran (Universite Paris-Saclay), Mohammed Ghanbari (University of Essex), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),  and Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt). Abstract: In recent years, video streaming applications have proliferated the demand for Video Quality Assessment (VQA). […]

Paper accepted: LLL-CAdViSE: Live Low-Latency Cloud-based Adaptive Video Streaming Evaluation framework

IEEE Access, A Multidisciplinary, Open-access Journal of the IEEE [PDF; GitHub] Babak Taraghi , Hermann Hellwagner and Christian Timmerer  (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: Live media streaming is a challenging task by itself, and when it comes to use cases that define low-latency as a must, the complexity will rise multiple times. In a typical media streaming session, the main […]

Paper accepted: QoE- and Energy-aware Content Consumption For HTTP Adaptive Streaming

14th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) 7 – 10 June 2023 | Vancouver, BC, Canada Daniele Lorenzi (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: Video streaming services account for the majority of today’s traffic on the Internet, and according to recent studies, this share is expected to continue growing. This implies that many people around the globe utilize video […]

A Webbing Journey @ Button Festival 2023

On Friday and Saturday (March 10 and March 11, 2023), Sebastian Uitz presented his game “A Webbing Journey” with his partner Michael Steinkellner and Noel Treese at the Button Festival at the Messe Graz. Their booth consisted of 2 PC, a Steam Deck and a Nintendo Switch, all running the game. This was the first […]

Paper accepted: SPACE: Segment Prefetching and Caching at the Edge for Adaptive Video Streaming

SPACE: Segment Prefetching and Caching at the Edge for Adaptive Video Streaming IEEE Access Jesús Aguilar Armijo (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) is a new paradigm that brings storage and computing close to the clients. MEC enables the deployment of complex network-assisted mechanisms for video streaming that improve […]

Farzad Tashtarian to give the initial talk of his habilitation at University of Klagenfurt

How to Optimize Dynamic Adaptive Video Streaming? Challenges and Solutions [slide] Abstract: Empowered by today’s rich tools for media generation and collaborative production and convenient network access to the Internet, video streaming has become very popular. Dynamic adaptive video streaming is a technique used to deliver video content to users over the Internet, where the quality […]


EduDay 2023 a great success

On February 8, 2023, EduDay – organised by the educational lab and students of the HAK 1 Klagenfurt – took place for the first time. Several hundred students were guided through the laboratories and got their first insight into research. CD laboratory ATHENA participated as well and presented background and results from the world of […]

Kick-off meeting Graph-Massivizer

The kick-off meeting of the EU Horizon project – Graph-Massivizer (Massive Graph Processing of Extreme Data for a Sustainable Economy, Society, and Environment) took place from January 30th – February 2nd, 2023, at Klagenfurt University. The Graph-Massivizer team comprising twelve international industrial and academic partners from Austria, Italy, Ireland, Slovenia, Norway, Netherlands, and Germany, pledged […]

SIGMM Records Column: Green Video Streaming: Challenges and Opportunities

SIGMM Records Column Samira Afzal (Alpen-Adria-Universität (AAU) Klagenfurt, Austria), Radu Prodan (Alpen-Adria-Universität (AAU) Klagenfurt, Austria), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität (AAU) Klagenfurt and Bitmovin Inc., Austria) Introduction: Regarding the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report in 2021 and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 “climate action”, urgent action is needed against climate change and global greenhouse gas […]