Philipp Moll

Philipp Moll presented his Paper on “Persistent Interests in Named Data Networking” on the Vehicular Technology Conference in Porto

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Abstract:
Recent research in the field of Information-Centric Networking (ICN) shows the need for push-based data transfer, which is not supported in current pull-based ICN architectures, such as Named Data Networking (NDN). IoT deployments as well as emergency notifications and real-time multimedia communication are well suited to be realized using the ICN principles, but experience challenges in pull-based environments. Persistent Interests (PIs) are a promising approach to introduce pushlike traffic in Interest-based ICN architectures such as NDN. In this paper, we explore the characteristics of PIs and discuss advantages and disadvantages of using them. We provide an efficient solution for preventing so-called Data loops, which are introduced by giving up NDN’s one-request-per-packet principle. Furthermore, we investigate the performance of PIs compared to classical Interests in terms of the computational complexity of forwarding and discuss possible applications of PIs.
AT: IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference in Porto on 2018, June 3rd.
Links:VTC2018-Spring
Preprint of the Paper

Prof. Radu Prodan

E-OSched: a load balancing scheduler for heterogeneous multicores

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Radu Prodan’s paper in Journal of Supercomputing (“E-OSched: a load balancing scheduler for heterogeneous multicores”) is online now and can be accessed from the following URLs:
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11227-018-2435-1

Guest researcher from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad

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Prof. Kashif Munir from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, visits ITEC@AAU for a period of two months, invited by Prof. Radu Prodan. They will jointly investigate novel architectures and networking methods for next generation Fog computing infrastructures.

Christian Timmerer

Christian Timmerer attends Qualinet and Qomex to discuss state of the art and future of Quality of Multimedia Experience

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Qualinet is a network of excellence initially funded by COST and technical sponsor of the International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (Qomex). Christian Timmerer is a member of the management committee and working group leader within Qualinet and steering committee member of Qomex. Qomex was hosted in Klagenfurt in 2013 and this year it will be held in Sardinia, Italy. Christian Timmerer will participate in the PhD mentoring program and in the industry panel discussing R&D aspects of QoE with representatives from Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Opticom, and Netflix. Qomex is a top-ranked international conference and among the twenty-best conferences in Google Scholar for subcategory Multimedia. For further details please visit links below.
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Qualinet
Qomex
Qomex2018

Dragi Kimovski presented his work on “Adaptive Nature-inspired Fog Architecture” at ICFEC 2018

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Dr. Dragi Kimovski presented his work on “Adaptive Nature-inspired Fog Architecture” at the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing (ICFEC 2018).

Guest researcher from the University of Porto

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Prof. Jorge Barbosa from the University of Porto visited ITEC@AAU for a period of 10 days to conduct joint research in the area of virtualisation technologies and scheduling in Cloud computing.

Christian Timmerer

Christian Timmerer will present invited paper at 1st IEEE MIPR 2018 and is a guest speaker at Florida Atlantic University

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The 1st International IEEE MIPR 2018 is held in Miami, Florida April 10-12, 2018 which is about multimedia information processing and retrieval. Christian Timmerer will present an invited paper that deals with the “automated objective and subjective evaluation of HTTP adaptive streaming systems”. This paper responds to the challenge of a plethora of media players and adaptation algorithms showing different behavior but lack a common framework for both objective and subjective evaluation of such systems. Additionally, Dr. Timmerer is a guest speaker at Florida Atlantic University (per invitation from Prof. Oge Marques) where he will present a framework for adaptive delivery of omnidirectional video. Omnidirectional or 360-degree videos are considered as a next step towards a truly immersive media experience.

Such videos allow the user to change her/his viewing direction while consuming the video. The download-and-play paradigm (including DVD and

Blu-ray) is replaced by streaming, and the content is hosted solely within the cloud. This talk addresses the need for a scientific framework enabling the adaptive delivery of omnidirectional video within heterogeneous environments.

Poster Christian Timmerer Talk IEEE MIPZ 2018

Prof. Radu Prodan

Prof. Radu Prodan participated at the program committee meeting of HPDC

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Prof. Radu Prodan participated at the program committee meeting of “The 27th International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing” (an A*-class conference) organised at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory in Berkley, California, USA. At the co-organised “CS-Seminar: HPDC Program Committee Research Talks”, he gave a presentation on “HPDG: Massively Multiplayer Online Gaming”.

Guest researchers from the Thapar University visited ITEC@AAU

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Prof. Neeraj Kumar and three other researchers from the Thapar University, Patiala, Punjub, India, visited ITEC@AAU for a period of 10 days. They research together with Prof. Radu Prodan a “QoS-aware Energy Management Scheme for Self-Sustainable Data Centers using Renewable Energy Sources”, a project jointly funded by ÖAD and DST.

Prof. Radu Prodan

Participation in final meeting of the NESUS COST action

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Prof. Radu Prodan participated at the final meeting of the “Network for Ultra-scale Computing (NESUS)” COST action, where he was co-leader of the “State of the art and continuous learning in Ultra Scale Computing Systems” working group. He participated in an “In-Cooperation H2020 research projects panel”, where he represented the two H2020 projects he is involved in: ENTICE and ASPIDE.