Entries by Rudolf Messner

Official Launch of Fire Totem Games GmbH

We are thrilled to announce the official launch of Fire Totem Games GmbH, a dynamic and innovative game development company based in Austria. After years of dedicated work and passion, we are ready to set the gaming world ablaze with our creative endeavors. The company founders are Sebastian Uitz, Michael Steinkellner, Manuel Santner, and Noel […]

ARTEMIS: Adaptive Bitrate Ladder Optimization for Live Video Streaming

21st USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI 2024), APRIL 16–18, 2024, SANTA CLARA, CA, USA Authors: Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt),  Abdelhak Bentaleb (Concordia University), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt) , Sergey Gorinsky (IMDEA Networks Institute),  Junchen Jiang (University of Chicago), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) , Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt) Live streaming of segmented videos over the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) […]


Congrats to Dr. Zahra Najafabadi Samani on her doctoral defense

On 14.07.2023, Zahra Najafabadi Samani successfully defended her doctoral studies with the thesis on the title: “Resource-Aware Time-Critical Application Placement in the Computing Continuum” under the supervision of Prof. Radu Prodan and Assoc.-Prof. Dr. Klaus Schöffmann at ITEC. Her defense was chaired by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Timmerer and examined by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Fahringer (Leopold […]


Logistics 5.0: From Intelligent Networks to Sustainable Ecosystems

Authors: Juanjuan Li, Rui Qin, Cristina Olaverri-Monreal, Radu Prodan, Fei-Yue Wang Journal: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles Abstract: As part of TIV’s DHW on Vehicle 5.0, this letter introduces a novel concept, Logistics 5.0, to address high complexities in logistics CyberPhysical-Social Systems (CPSS). Building upon the theory of parallel intelligence and leveraging advanced technologies and […]


Paper accepted in the Springer Computing Journal.

Title: A distributed and energy-efficient KNN for EEG classification with dynamic money-saving policy in heterogeneous clusters Authors: Juan José Escobar, Francisco Rodríguez, Beatriz Prieto, Dragi Kimovski, Andrés Ortiz, and Miguel Damas Abstract: Due to energy consumption’s increasing importance in recent years, energy-time efficiency is a highly relevant objective to address in High-Performance Computing (HPC) systems, where cost significantly impacts the […]


A Webbing Journey @ Level Up 2023

Sebastian Uitz and Hannes Dermutz had an amazing time showcasing their highly anticipated game, A Webbing Journey, at the Level Up event at Messe Salzburg on July 1 and 2, 2023. The event was a vibrant gathering of game developers and enthusiasts, providing the perfect platform to connect with fellow game devs and experience many […]


A Webbing Journey @ A1 Austria eSports Festival 2023

Sebastian Uitz and Michael Steinkellner showcased their game, A Webbing Journey, at the A1 Austria eSports Festival in the Austria Center Vienna on May 27, 2023. The booth, featuring two PCs, a Steam Deck, and a Nintendo Switch, offered players of all ages a delightful experience. Valuable feedback was gathered, fueling the team’s determination to […]

IEEE Network Special Issue on Advancements in Network-Assisted Video Streaming: Optimization and Performance Analysis

Call for Papers Network-assisted video streaming has become a substantial part of modern multimedia applications, enabling users to access high-quality video content over different networks, including the Internet and wireless networks. Efficiently delivering video content over networks poses numerous challenges, such as limited bandwidth, varying network conditions, heterogeneous end devices, and diverse user preferences. Network-assisted […]

The paper has been accepted for presentation in the Poster and Demo session and the workshop proceedings of Euro-Par 2023.

Title: Designing A Sustainable Serverless Graph Processing Tool on the Computing Continuum Authors: Reza Farahani, Sashko Ristov, and Radu Prodan 29th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, , LIMASSOL, CYPRUS, 28 August–1 September 2023 Abstract: Graph processing has become increasingly popular and essential for solving complex problems in various domains, like social networks. […]