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Patrick Seeling and Martin Reisslein
"Video Transport Evaluation With H.264 Video Traces"
PDF Version (1.2 MB)
IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials
Accepted for publication.
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/SURV.2011.082911.00067

Akshay Pulipaka, Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, and Lina J. Karam "Traffic and Statistical Multiplexing Characterization of 3D Video Representation Formats"
PDF Version (178 kB)
Submitted.
Group Publications by Date

Rohan Gupta, Akshay Pulipaka, Patrick Seeling, Lina J. Karam, and Martin Reisslein
"H.264 Coarse Grain Scalable (CGS) and Medium Grain Scalable (MGS) Encoded Video: A Trace Based Traffic and Quality Evaluation"
PDF Version (300 kB)

Submitted, 2011.

Geert Van der Auwera and Martin Reisslein
"Implications of Smoothing on Statistical Multiplexing of H.264/AVC and SVC Video Streams"
PDF Version (1.3 MB)

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 55(3):541-558, September 2009.
Geert Van der Auwera, Prasanth T. David, and Martin Reisslein
"Traffic and Quality Characterization of Single-Layer Video Streams Encoded with H.264/AVC Advanced Video Coding Standard and Scalable Video Coding Extension"
PDF Version (2.1 MB)

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 54(3), Pages 698-718, September 2008.

Geert Van der Auwera, Prasanth T. David, Martin Reisslein, and Lina J. Karam
"Traffic and Quality Characterization of Scalable Video Streams Encoded with the H.264/AVC Scalable Video Coding Extension"
PDF Version (463 KB)

Advances in Multimedia , Article ID 164027, 27 pages, 2008.

Geert Van der Auwera, Prasanth T. David, and Martin Reisslein
"Traffic Characteristics of H.264/AVC Variable Bit Rate Video"
PDF Version (279 KB)

IEEE Communications Magazine, 46(11): 164-174, November 2008.

Geert Van der Auwera, Martin Reisslein, and Lina J. Karam
"Video Texture and Motion Based Modeling of Rate Variability-Distortion (VD) Curves"
PDF Version (633 KB)

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting
Vol. 53, No. 3
Pages 637-648
September 2007
Geert Van der Auwera, Prasanth T. David, Martin Reisslein
"Video Traffic Analysis of H.264/AVC and Extensions: Single-Layer Statistics"
PDF Version (4.1 MB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
First posted November 2006, revised July 2007
Patrick Seeling, Frank H.P. Fitzek, and Martin Reisslein
"Video Traces for Network Performance Evaluation"
A Comprehensive Overview and Guide on Video Traces and Their Utilization in Networking Research
Content as PDF (190 KB)
Link to Publisher's Webpage (Springer)
Link to Amazon.com
November 2006
Osama Lotfallah, Martin Reisslein, and Sethuraman Panchanathan
"Adaptive Video Transmission Schemes Using MPEG-7 Motion Intensity Descriptor"
PDF Version (1.12 MB)

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology

Vol. 16, No. 8
Pages 929-946
August 2006
Geert Van der Auwera, Martin Reisslein, and Lina J. Karam
"Video Texture and Motion Based Modeling of Rate Variability-Distortion (VD) Curves of I, P, and B Frames"
PDF Version (196 KB)

IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME)
Pages 1405-1408
Toronto, Canada
July 2006
Geert Van der Auwera and Martin Reisslein, and Lina J. Karam
"Video Texture and Motion Based Modeling of Rate Variability-Distortion (VD) Curves of I, P, and B Frames (Extended Version)"
PDF Version (965 KB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
June 2006
Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, and Frank H.P. Fitzek
"Layered Video Coding Offset Distortion Traces for Trace-Based Evaluation of Video Quality after Network Transport"
PDF Version (173 KB)

IEEE International Conference on Consumer Communications and Networking (CCNC)
Pages 292-296
Las Vegas, NV, USA
January 2006
Paper won 2nd place Best Paper Award of the conference.

Osama Lotfallah, Martin Reisslein, and Sethuraman Panchanathan
"A Framework for Advanced Video Traces"
PDF Version (1.2 MB)

EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing,
Article ID 42083
Pages 1-21
Volume 2006


Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein
"The Rate Variability-Distortion (VD) Curve of Encoded Video and its Impact on Statistical Multiplexing"
PDF Version (1.27 MB)

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting
Vol. 51, No. 4
Pages 473-492
December 2005
Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein
"Evaluating Multimedia Networking Mechanisms Using Video Traces"
PDF Version (829 KB)

IEEE Potentials
Vol. 24, No. 4
Pages 21-25
October/November 2005
Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, and Frank H.P. Fitzek
"Offset Distortion Traces for Trace-Based Evaluation of Video Quality after Network Transport"
PDF Version (134 KB)

IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN)
Pages 375-380
San Diego, CA, USA
October 2005
Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, and Frank H.P. Fitzek
"Layered Video Coding Offset Distortion Traces for Trace-Based Evaluation of Video Quality after Network Transport (Extended Version)"
PDF Version (179 KB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
July 2005

Philippe de Cuetos, Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, and Keith W. Ross
"Comparing the Streaming of FGS-Encoded Video at Different Aggregation Levels: Frame, GoP, and Scene"
PDF Version (277 KB)

International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley)
Vol. 18, No. 5
Pages 449-464
June 2005


Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, and Frank H.P. Fitzek
"Offset Distortion Traces for Trace-Based Evaluation of Video Quality after Network Transport (Extended Version)"
PDF Version (133 KB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
April 2005


Patrick Seeling, Philippe de Cuetos, and Martin Reisslein
"Fine Granularity Scalable (FGS) Video: Implications for Streaming and a Trace-Based Evaluation Methodology"
PDF Version (86 KB)

IEEE Communications Magazine
Vol. 43, No. 4
Pages 138-142
April 2005

Frank H.P. Fitzek, B. Can, R. Prasad, and M. Katz.
"Traffic Analysis and Video Quality Evaluation of Multiple Description Coded Video Services for Fourth Generation Wireless IP Networks"
PDF Version (336 KB)

Special Issue of the International Journal on Wireless Personal Communications
2005


Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein
"Video Coding with Multiple Descriptors and Spatial Scalability for Device Diversity in Wireless Multi-hop Networks"
PDF Version (132 KB)

In Proc. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC)
Pages 278-283
Las Vegas, NV
January 2005


Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein
"The Rate Variability-Distortion (VD) Curve of Encoded Video and its Impact on Statistical Multiplexing"
(extended version)
PDF Version (1.58MB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
January 2005

Beshan Kulapala, Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein
"Comparison of Traffic and Quality Characteristics of Rate-Controlled Wavelet and DCT Video"
PDF Version (130 KB)

IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN)
Pages 247-252
Chicago, Illinois
October 11-13, 2004


Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, and Beshan Kulapala
"Network Performance Evaluation Using Frame Size and Quality Traces of Single-Layer and Two-Layer Video: A Tutorial"
PDF Version (455 KB)

IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials
Vol. 6, No. 2
Pages 58--78
Third Quarter 2004
Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein
"Video Coding with Multiple Descriptors and Spatial Scalability for Device Diversity in Wireless Multi-hop Networks"
PDF Version (133 KB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
July 2004

F.H.P. Fitzek, P. Seeling, and M. Reisslein
Wireless Internet, chapter "Video Streaming in Wireless Internet"

Electrical Engineering & Applied Signal Processing Series
CRC Press
April 2004


Frank H.P. Fitzek, Stefan Hendrata, Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein
Wireless Internet, chapter "Header Compression Schemes for Wireless Internet Access"

Electrical Engineering & Applied Signal Processing Series
CRC Press
April 2004


Frank H.P. Fitzek, Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein
"Video and Audio Trace Files of Pre-Encoded Video Content for Network Performance Measurements"
PDF Version (585 KB)

In Proc. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC)
Vol. 1, pages 245–250
Las Vegas, NV
January 2004


Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, Frank H.P. Fitzek, and S. Hendrata
"Video Quality Evaluation for Wireless Transmission with Robust Header Compression"
PDF Version (443 KB)

In Proc. IEEE Fourth International Conference on Information, Communications & Signal Processing and Fourth IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference On Multimedia (ICICS-PCM)
Vol. 3, pages 1346–1350
Singapore
December 2003


Martin Reisslein, Jeremy Lassetter, Sampath Ratnam, Osama Lotfallah, Frank H.P. Fitzek, Sethuraman Panchanathan

"Traffic and Quality Characterization of Scalable Encoded Video: A Large-Scale Trace-Based Study, Part 1: Overview and Definitions"
Postscript Version (zipped 268k)
Postscript Version (568k)
PDF Version (224k)

"Traffic and Quality Characterization of Scalable Encoded Video: A Large-Scale Trace-Based Study, Part 2: Statistical Analysis of Single-Layer Encoded Video"
Postscript Version (zipped 5MB)
Postscript Version (23MB)
PDF Version (10MB)

"Traffic and Quality Characterization of Scalable Encoded Video: A Large-Scale Trace-Based Study, Part 3: Statistical Analysis of Temporal Scalable Encoded Video"
Postscript Version (zipped 6MB)
Postscript Version (30MB)
PDF Version (11MB)

"Traffic and Quality Characterization of Scalable Encoded Video: A Large-Scale Trace-Based Study, Part 4: Statistical Analysis of Spatial Scalable Encoded Video"
Postscript Version (zipped 4.4MB)
Postscript Version (19MB)
PDF Version (8MB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
Dec 2003


Beshan Kulapala, Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein
"Characteristics of Traffic and Quality Traces of Wavelet Encoded Video"
PDF Version (8MB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
Nov 2003


Frank H.P. Fitzek, Stefan Hendrata, Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein
"Video Quality Evaluation for Wireless Transmission with Robust Header Compression"
PDF Version (0.5MB)

acticom GmbH, Germany
Technical Report: acticom-03-003

Arizona State University
Technical Report
July 2003
Frank H.P. Fitzek, Michele Zorzi, Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein
"Video and Audio Trace Files of Pre-encoded Video Content for Network Performance Measurements"
PDF Version (0.45MB)

Universita di Ferrara
Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
July 2003
Philippe de Cuetos, Martin Reisslein, Keith W. Ross
"Evaluating the Streaming of FGS-Encoded Video with Rate-Distortion Traces"
PDF Version (962k)

Institut Eurecom Technical Report RR-03-078
June 2003
Frank H.P. Fitzek, Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein
"Using Network Simulators with Video Traces"
PDF Version (0.28MB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
March 2003
Frank H.P. Fitzek, Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein
"H.26L Pre-Standard Evaluation"
PDF Version (1.23MB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
December 2002

acticom GmbH, Germany, Technical Report: acticom-02-002
Frank H.P. Fitzek, Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, M. Rossi, M. Zorzi
"Investigation of the GoP Structure for H.26L Video Streams"
PDF Version (0.4MB)

Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
December 2002

acticom GmbH, Germany, Technical Report: acticom-02-004

Patrick Seeling, Frank H.P. Fitzek, Martin Reisslein
"VideoMeter tool for YUV bitstreams"
Program webpage at acticom GmbH
Arizona State University
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Technical Report
Oct 2002

acticom GmbH, Germany, Technical Report: acticom-02-001

IEEE Network Magazine, software tools for networking, January 2003.


Frank H.P. Fitzek and Martin Reisslein
"MPEG--4 and H.263 Video Traces for Network Performance Evaluation"
Postscript Version (zipped 1.5M)
Postscript Version (5.8M)
PDF Version (2.0M)
IEEE Network
Vol. 15
No. 6
pages 40-54
November/December 2001

Frank H.P. Fitzek and Martin Reisslein
"MPEG-4 and H.263 Video Traces for Network Performance Evaluation (Extended Version)"
Postscript Version (zipped 1.5M)
Postscript Version (6.0M)
PDF Version (2.2M)

TU Berlin
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Telecommunication Networks Group
Technical Report: TKN-00-06
October 2000