Internet Media Group at IEEE ICME 2015

icme2015_miniMonday, Jun 29, 2015 and Thu Jul 2, 2015, in Torino, Italy, Enrico Masala will present two works at the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo which will be held from Jun 29 to Jul 3, 2015, for the first time in Italy and in Torino.

The papers are available in the publications section of this site

New theses added

A number of new theses are available here. However, note that we are open to discuss other ideas and proposals from students. General information about our thesis can be found at this page.

Talk by Enrico Masala at Aalto University, Finland

aalto_auditorium_miniDr. Enrico Masala will give the talk “HTTP-based streaming techniques and their optimization” on Wednesday Mar 4, 2015, 14:15, at the Aalto Science Institute (AScI), Aalto University, Finland, hosted by prof. J. K. Nurminen. More details are available at the AScI website. The talk is given in the context of a visit funded by the AScI.

Lectio Magistralis of prof. Meo on Jan 26, 2015

foto-meoThe Internet Media Group is delighted to announce the Lectio Magistralis of prof. Meo about “Fifty years of a big love” (in Italian). Date and location: Jan 26, 2015, 11 am. Control and Computer Engineering Department, Politecnico di Torino, floor 5, conference room “Luigi Ciminiera”. More information here.

Seminar by prof. Andrea Valle about Sound Synthesis and Algorithmic Composition

Seminar by prof. Andrea Valle  “Sound Synthesis and Algorithmic Composition: the SuperCollider development environment” (Dec 10, 2014, 14:30, room 2T), as part of the “Processing of Digital Audio” course.

Detailed information (Italian only):

Summary
Il seminario intende fornire una panoramica introduttiva alla sintesi del segnale audio in tempo reale e alla composizione/improvvisazione con il calcolatore per applicazioni musicali. A tal fine verrà presentato l’ambiente open source SuperCollider.

Biography
Ricercatore dell’Università di Torino presso il CIRMA (Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca sulla Multimedialità e l’Audiovisivo) il prof. Andrea Valle insegna “Audiovisione e Multimedialità” per i corsi di laurea del DAMS (Department of Fine Arts, Music and Performing Arts).
Valle è autore di alcuni libri tra cui ricordiamo:
“Audio e Multimedia” (Apogeo) libro di testo del corso di Elaborazione dell’Audio Digitale al Politecnico di Torino
“Manuale italiano di SuperCollider” (online http://www.fonurgia.unito.it/andrea/sw/sc/prd_tSCIRMA_scr.pdf)

New thesis on “implementing perceptual video quality metrics” added

The thesis section of the website has been updated. Also, a new thesis on implementing perceptual video quality metrics has been added.

New PhD course “Multimedia Communications” begins

The new PhD course “Multimedia Communications: Technological Advances and Social Implications” is scheduled to begin on November 20, 2014. All PhD students can participate (including “XXX ciclo” that started Nov 1, 2014). Three members of our research group (Enrico Masala, Antonio Servetti, Juan Carlos De Martin) will cover all the course topics, as better specified in the course webpage.

New theses in collaboration with companies (new deadline Oct 20, 2014)

flier_miniThe thesis section of the website has been updated including 5 new theses in collaboration with companies (SYSMAN and C-System). The rules (“bando”) are available at this link. The new deadline for the application is October 20, 2014 (the linked document still reports the old deadline, which must not be considered).

Simone Basso presentation at Nexa Center for Internet and Society

nexa_simone_1The Internet Media Group is delighted to announce Simone Basso‘s presentation of his research activities developed during the course of his PhD studies. The presentation, about Neubot and network neutrality issues, will be held at the Nexa Center for Internet and Society on Wednesday Jul 9, 2014, 6pm-8pm, Via Boggio 65/a, Torino (first floor). More details on the Nexa center website.

Visit of members of UDLAP/LAFMIA from Mexico/France

Prof. Genoveva Vargas Solar, prof. Guadalupe Solar Quiroz, prof. José Luis Zechinelli Martini and Dr. Javier Espinosa from Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) and LAFMIA will visit our group for one month starting May 26, 2014. Prof. David Baez-Lopez will also join them for one week starting May 26, 2014. All visits are part of the activities of the FP7 S2EuNet project. We are looking forward to welcoming and collaborating with them.