Workshop on
Optimisation of Network Resources
for Content Access and Delivery

6 September 2012 – Lannion – France
(held in Orange Labs premises in Lannion)

This workshop intends to present and discuss the latest research results in the domain of network optimisation for delivering content to end-users or enabling them to access contents with the best possible QoE.

Entrance is free, but registration is required.
Register by e-mail to bertrand2.mathieu@orange.com before August the 30th.


9.15 Welcome: David Griffin, University College London – Bertrand Mathieu, Orange Labs
9.30 Session 1: Content Distribution Networks (CDN) & Caching
– Open Content Aware Networks: Nathalie Amann, Orange Labs
– Scadoosh: Scaling Down the Footprint of Rate-Adaptive Live Streaming on CDN Infrastructure: Gwendal Simon, Telecom Bretagne
– To which extent to distribute caching: Example with Youtube traffic: Fabrice Guillemin, Orange Labs
– Models and algorithms for optimal placement of content servers: Eric Gourdin, Orange Labs
11.15 Coffee break
11.30 Session 2: Scalable Video Coding (SVC) and Content Delivery
– On using QoE for in-network adaptation of SVC streams: Adlen Ksentini, Inria
– SVC generation and dynamic adaptation for resilient video distribution over multiple wireless links, Noam Amram, LiveU Ltd.
– SVC adaptation in Content-aware Networks, Michael Grafl, University of Klagenfurt
– Discussion: comparison of approaches of the use of SVC adaptation in FP7 projects, and collaboration opportunities
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Session 3: Network/applications interaction
– Experiment of network services invocation in the Orange testbed: Bertrand Mathieu, Orange Labs
– Session Handling within the ETICS architecture: Olivier Dugeon, Orange Labs
– Efficient maintenance framework for storage systems: Erwan Le Merrer, Technicolor

15.15 Session 4: Services & Networks
– HTTP Adaptive Streaming over Multipath TCP, Luis Montalvo, Technicolor
– Enhanced Content Distribution with Social Information : Yannick Le Louédec, Orange Labs
– Service Oriented Networking: David Griffin, University College London
16.30 Close of workshop

Access to slides here.