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Danny De Vleeschauwer

Antwerp, Belgium
senior research engineer

Education

  • MSc. in Electrical Engineering (Ghent University, Belgium, 1985)
  • Ph.D. in Applied Sciences (Ghent University, Belgium, 1993) on "stereoscopic image analysis and coding"

Biography

Danny De Vleeschauwer received the Msc.  in electrical engineer and a Ph.D. in applied sciences form Ghent University, Belgium, in 1985 and 1993 respectively. Since 1998 he investigates at Bell Labs topics in signal processing, coding technology, queuing theory, congestion control and data mining and their application in the multimedia transport over packet-based networks. Danny is author or co-author of more than 100 scientific papers and of 18 patents. Danny regularly acts as member of TPC of international conferences  (e.g., International Teletraffic Congress, Future Network & Mobile Summit, Workshop on IPTV Technologies and Multidisciplinary Applications, International Conference on Evolving Internet). Danny is also guest professor in the Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of Communications Systems research group of the University of Gent.

Research Interests

  • Coding Theory
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics of Networks
  • Network Machine Learning
  • Statistical & Data Sciences

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Member of Technical Staff

Professional Activities

Current activities:

  • ICON SHIFT-TV
  • EU FP7 mPlane project
  • EU FP7 eCOUSIN project
  • Cognitive Multimedia networking

Past activities:

  • P-SERQU of NGMN
  • Mobile TV task force
  • EU FP7 OCEAN project
  • Bilateral SCONE project (ALU/IBBT) on the use of SVC
  • IWT CHAMP project on video distribution
  • IWT MOVE project on virtual worlds
  • Bilateral OSC (ALU/INRIA&ENS) on the performance of TCP
  • IWT CoDiNet project on content distribution networks

 


Selected Articles and Publications

 

 

D. De Vleeschauwer, B. Feyaerts, S. Wittevrongel, H. Bruneel, “Scheduling Announced Requests for Streamed Information”, Proceedings of the 27th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 27), Ghent (Belgium), September 8th-10th, 2015.

 

J. Lievens, A. Munteanu, D. De Vleeschauwer, W. Van Leekwijck, “Perceptual Video Quality Assessment in HTTP Adaptive Streaming”, Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE15), pp. 78-81, Las Vegas (NV), January 9-12, 2015.

J. De Vriendt, D. De Vleeschauwer, D. Robinson, “QoE model for video delivered over an LTE network using HTTP Adaptive Streaming”, Bell Labs Technical Journal's, Vol. 18(4), pp. 45–62, 2014.

D. De Vleeschauwer, C. Hawinkel, Y. Le Louédec, “Determining Leaders and Clusters in Video Consumption”, Proceedings of the Joint SmartenIT/eCOUSIN Workshop on Social-aware Economic Traffic Management for Overlay and Cloud Applications (SETM13), Zurich (Switzerland), October 18, 2013.

D. Marinca, D. Barth, D. De Vleeschauwer, “A Q-Learning Solution for Adaptive Video Streaming”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Selected Topics in Mobile and Wireless Networking (MOWNet13), Montreal (Canada), August 19-21, 2013.

H. Viswanathan, D. De Vleeschauwer, A. Beck, S. Benno, R. Miller, G. Li, M. Clougherty, D. Robinson, “Mobile Video Optimization at the Base Station: Adaptive Guaranteed Bit Rate for HTTP Adaptive Streaming”, Bell Labs Technical Journal, Vol. 18(2), pp. 159–174, (2013).

J. De Vriendt, D. De Vleeschauwer, D. Robinson, “Model for estimating QoE of Video delivered using HTTP Adaptive Streaming”, Proceedings of the First IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Experience Centric Management (QCMan13), pp. 1288-1293, Ghent (Belgium), May 27-31, 2013.

D. De Vleeschauwer, H. Viswanathan, A. Beck, S. Benno, G. Li, R. Miller, “Optimization Of HTTP Adaptive Streaming Over Mobile Cellular Networks”, Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM13, pp. 965-973, Turin (Italy), April 14-19, 2013.

Y. Sanchez, T. Schierl, C. Hellge, T. Wiegand, D. Hong, D. De Vleeschauwer, W. Van Leekwijck, Y. Le Louédec, “Efficient HTTP-based streaming using Scalable Video Coding”, Image Communication Journal, Vol. 27, No 4, pp. 329-342, April 2012.

D. Marinca, A. Hamieh, D. Barth, K. Khawam, D. De Vleeschauwer, Y. Le Louédec, “Cache Management using Temporal Pattern Based Solicitation for Content Delivery”, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT12), pp. 113-119, Jounieh (Lebanon), 23-25 April 2012.

M. Verhoeyen, J. De Vriendt, D. De Vleeschauwer, “Optimizing for Video Storage Networking With Recommender Systems”, Bell Labs Technical Journal, Vol. 16(4), pp. 97–113, (2012).

T. Wu, K. De Schepper, W. Van Leekwijck, D. De Vleeschauwer, “Reuse time based caching policy for video streaming”, proceedings of the 9th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, Las Vegas (NV), January 14-17, 2012.

C. Hellge, Y. Sánchez, T. Schierl, T. Wiegand, D. De Vleeschauwer, D. Hong, Y. Le Louédec, “CDNs with DASH and iDASH using Priority Caching”, Proceedings of the 2011 Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM 2011), December 20-22, Sydney, Australia.

D. De Vleeschauwer, D. Robinson, “Optimum Caching Strategies for a TELCO CDN”, Bell Labs Technical Journal, Vol. 16(2), pp. 115–132, (2011). (DOI: 10.1002/bltj.20506)

Z. Avramova, D. De Vleeschauwer, P. Debevere, S. Wittevrongel, P. Lambert, R. Van de Walle, H. Bruneel, “On the Performance of Scalable Video Coding for VBR TV Channels Transport in Multiple Resolutions and Qualities”, International Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 487-517, 2011 (DOI=10.1007/s11042-010-0506-2) and Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 605-631, 2012 (DOI=10.1007/s11042-010-0661-5)

Y. Sánchez, T. Schierl, C. Hellge, T. Wiegand, D. Hong, D. De Vleeschauwer, W. Van Leekwijck, Y. Le Louédec, “iDASH: Improved Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP using Scalable Video Coding”, Proceedings of the ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys11), pp. 257-264, San Jose (CA),February 23-25, 2011. (DOI=10.1145/1943552.1943586)

Z. Avramova, D. De Vleeschauwer, S. Wittevrongel, H. Bruneel, “Performance Analysis of a Caching Algorithm for a Catch Up Television Service”, Multimedia Systems, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 5-18, 2011. (DOI: 10.1007/s00530-010-0201-1)

Y. Sánchez, T. Schierl, C. Hellge, T. Wiegand, D. Hong, D. De Vleeschauwer, W. Van Leekwijck, Y. Le Louédec, “Improved caching for HTTP-based Video on Demand using Scalable Video Coding”, Proceedings of the 8th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference - Special Session IPTV and Multimedia CDN (CCNC'2011 - SS IPTV), Las Vegas (NV), January 9-12, 2011.

D. Hong, D. De Vleeschauwer, F. Baccelli, “A Chunk-based Caching Algorithm for Streaming Video”, Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Network Control and Optimization (netcoop10), pp. 33-40, Ghent (Belgium), November 29 – December 1, 2010.

T. Wu, M. Timmers, D. De Vleeschauwer, W. Van Leekwijck, “On the Use of Reservoir Computing in Popularity Prediction”, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Evolving Internet (INTERNET10), pp. 19-24, Valencia (Spain), September 20-25, 2010.

Z. Avramova, D. De Vleeschauwer, S. Wittevrongel, H. Bruneel, “Dimensioning Drop-tail and AQM (RED) Buffers at Access Networks for Optimal Performance with Bulk Data TCP Traffic”, Computer Communications, Volume 33, Supplement 1, Special Issue: Heterogeneous Networks: Traffic Engineering and Performance Evaluation, pp. S58-S70, 15 November 2010. (ComCom HET-NETs Journal Issue 2), May 4, 2010. (DOI: 10.1016/j.comcom.2010.04.038)

A. Rombaut, T. Wauters, D. De Vleeschauwer, B. Vermeulen, P. Demeester, “Quality of Service using Scalable Video Coding and Partial Buffer Sharing”, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX10), pp. 230–235, Trondheim (Norway), June 21–23, 2010.

F. Kuipers, R. Kooij, D. De Vleeschauwer, K., Brunnström, “Techniques for Measuring Quality of Experience”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications (WWIC 2010), LNCS 6074, pp. 216–227, Lulea (Sweden), June 1-3, 2010.

P. Gao, S. Wittevrongel, K. Laevens, D. De Vleeschauwer, H. Bruneel, “Distributional Little's law for queues with heterogeneous server interruptions”, Electronics Letters, Vol. 46, No. 11, pp. 763-764, May 27, 2010.

Z. Avramova, D. De Vleeschauwer, K. Spaey, S. Wittevrongel, H. Bruneel, Chris Blondia, “Models for Capacity Demand Estimation in a TV Broadcast Network with Variable Bit Rate TV Channels”, R. Valadas and P. Salvador (Eds.): FITraMEn 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5464 “Traffic Management and Traffic Engineering for the Future Internet”, pp. 1–15, 2009.

W. Holvoet, W. Van de Meerssche, T. Wauters, B. De Vleeschauwer, F. De Turck, P. Demeester, D. De Vleeschauwer, N. Degrande, J.-F. Macq, "Video scheduling on the last mile: increasing the user experience for IPTV services over DSL", Proceedings of the 48th FITCE (Federation des Ingenieurs de Telecommunication des Communautées Européens) Congress, Prague (Czech Republic), pp. 130-134, September 2009.

M. Verhoeyen, D. De Vleeschauwer, D. Robinson, “Public IP network infrastructure evolutions to support emerging digital video services”, Bell Labs Technical Journal, Vol. 14 (2), pp. 39-55, (2009).

Z. Avramova, D. De Vleeschauwer, S. Wittevrongel, H. Bruneel, “Analysis and Modeling of Video Popularity Evolution in Various Online Video Content Systems: Power-Law versus Exponential Decay”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Evolving Internet (INTERNET09), pp. 95-100, Cannes, (France), August 23-29, 2009.

Z. Avramova, D. De Vleeschauwer, S. Wittevrongel, H. Bruneel, “Capacity Gain of Mixed Multicast/Unicast Transport Schemes in a TV Distribution Network”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 918-933, August 2009.

Z. Avramova, D. De Vleeschauwer, S. Wittevrongel, H. Bruneel, “Dimensioning of a Multi-rate Network Transporting Variable Bit Rate TV Channels”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Communications “QoS and Modelling Symposium” (ICC09), Dresden (Germany), June 14-18, 2009.

 

 

 

Patents

“Method And Apparatus For Improving Adaptive Streaming Video Quality By Optimizing Resource Allocation”, Viswanathan, Harish; Gopalakrishnan, Nandu; Clougherty, Mark; Beck, Andre; Li, Gang; De Vleeschauwer, Danny; Benno, Steven; Rudrapatna, Ashok, US20130031248, 05-OCT-2011.

“Dynamic Top-k Recommender System For Content Delivery Systems”,      De Vriendt, Johan; Steck, Harald; De Vleeschauwer, Danny; Verhoeyen, Marc, EP2595066      21-NOV-2011.

“Adaptive Streaming Aware Node, Encoder And Client Enabling Smooth Quality Transition”,  De Vleeschauwer, Danny; De Vriendt, Johan; Robinson, Dave, EP2680527,        28-JUN-2012.

“Method To Determine The Global Quality Of A Video Stream Delivered Using Adaptive Streaming”, De Vriendt, Johan; De Vleeschauwer, Danny, 06-SEP-2012.

“HTTP Layered Streaming”,        Van Leekwijck, Werner; Custers, Stefan; De Vleeschauwer, Bart; De Vleeschauwer, Danny, EP2408205, 12-JUL-2010.

“Caching Entity”, De Vleeschauwer, Danny; Robinson, Dave, EP2466870, 14-DEC-2010.

“Method For Streaming Video Content, Edge Node And Client Entity Realizing Such A Method”, De Vleeschauwer, Danny; Robinson, Dave, EP2557753, 09-AUG-2011.