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Tingyao Wu

Antwerp, Belgium
Research Engineer


2009, PHD in Department of Electrical Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium
2003, ME in Center for Information Science, Peking University, Beijing
1998, BS in Department of Electronics, Peking University, Beijing


Dr. WU Tingyao received his Ph.D in the speech group of Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT), K.U.Leuven, Belgium in June, 2009. Prior to it, he received his master degree and bachelor degree respectively in Center for Information Science (CIS) and in Department of Electronics, Peking University, China. He joined Bell Labs, Antwerp in 2009 and currently holds a senior research engineer position there. His research interests include speech/image processing, machine learning, video delivery and new paradigm for next generation content delivery network. He published more than 20 peer-reviewed papers on international journals and conferences and holds 7 patents in the application, video delivery and telecommunication domains. He is also a reviewer for a couple of conferences and journals. 

Research Interests

  • Network Architecture & Design
  • Statistical & Data Sciences

Honors and Awards

2010 Award of Excellence, the 5th Chunhui Cup Innovation & Entrepreneurship 
2007 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad 
2003 – 2009 Fellowship awarded by K.U.Leuven, Belgium
2001 Nokia Scholarship, Peking University, China
2000 May 4th Outstanding Student Scholarship, Peking University, China

Professional Activities

Reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Multimedia

Reviewer for Multimedia Systems

Reviewer for Conference on Evolving Internet

Selected Articles and Publications


  1. Tingyao Wu, Chen K., and Zhang H.J., On the use of nearest feature line for speaker identification, Pattern Recognition Letters -- An Official Publication of the International Association for Pattern Recognition 23 (14): pages 1735-1746, 2002
  2. Tingyao Wu, Jacques Duchateau, Jean-Pierre Martens and Dirk Van Compernolle, Feature Subset selection for Improved Accent Identification, Speech Communication, volume 52, pages 83-98, February 2010.
  3. Maxim Claeys, Steven Latré, Jeroen Famaey, Tingyao Wu, Werner Van Leekwijck, Filip De Turck. Design and Optimization of a (FA)Q-Learning-based HTTP Adaptive Streaming Client. Connection Science, Taylor & Francis, 2014



  1. Tingyao Wu, R. Huysegems, T. Bostoen "Scalable Network-Based Video-Freeze Detection for HTTP Adaptive Streaming", IWQoS 2015, Portland Oregon, USA ,June 15th/16th 2015.
  2. Tingyao Wu, Werner Van Leekwijck, Factor Selection for Reinforcement Learning in HTTP Adaptive Streaming, MultiMedia Modeling Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8325, 2014, pp 553-567
  3. Maxim Claeys, Steven Latré, Jeroen Famaey, Tingyao Wu, Werner Van Leekwijck, Filip De Turck. Design of a Q-Learning-based Client Quality Selection Algorithm for HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming. In proceedings of the 2013 workshop on Adaptive and Learning Agents (ALA), Saint Paul (MN), USA, 2013
  4. Tingyao Wu, Koen De Schepper, Werner Van Leekwijck and Danny De Vleeschauwer, Reuse time based caching policy for video streaming, In Proc. The 9th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference - Multimedia & Entertainment Networking and Services (CCNC2012), pages 89-93, Las Vegas, USA, January, 2012
  5. Tingyao Wu, Michael Timmers, Danny De Vleeschauwer, Werner Van Leekwijck, On the Use of Reservoir Computing in Popularity Prediction, In Proc. The Second International Conference on Evolving Internet (Internet2010), pages 19-24, Valencia, Spain, September 2010.
  6. Tingyao Wu, Peter Karlsmakers, Hugo Van hamm, Dirk Van Compernolle, Comparison of Variable Selection Methods and Classifiers for Native Accent Identification, In Proc. Interspeech, pages 305-308, Brisbane, Australia, September 2008.
  7. Tingyao Wu, Jacques Duchateau and Dirk Van Compernolle, Phoneme Dependent Frame Selection Preference, in Proc.Interspeech, pages 50-53, Antwerp, Belgium, August 2007.
  8. Tingyao Wu, Dirk Van Compernolle, Jacques Duchateau and Hugo Van hamme, Single Frame Selection for Phoneme Classification, in Proc.Interspeech, pages 641-644, Pittsburgh, U.S.A., September 2006.
  9. Tingyao Wu, Dirk Van Compernolle, Jacques Duchateau and Hugo Van hamme, Maximum Likelihood based Temporal Frame Selection, in Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pages 349-352, Toulouse, France, May 2006.
  10. Tingyao Wu, Dirk Van Compernolle, Jacques Duchateau, Qian Yang and Jean-Pierre Martens, Improving the Discrimination between Native Accents when Recorded over Different Channels, in Proc.Interspeech, pages 2821-2824, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2005.
  11. Tingyao Wu, Dirk Van Compernolle, Jacques Duchateau, Qian Yang and Jean-Pierre Martens. Spectral Change Representation and Feature Selection for Accent Identification Tasks, in Proc. the Workshop on Modeling for the Identification of Languages, pages 57-61, Paris, France, November 2004.
  12. Tingyao Wu, Lu Lie, Chen Ke, Zhang HongJiang, Incremental Speaker Adaptation Based on Universal Background Model and Its Applications on Speaker Segmentation, in Proc. ICME, Vol. II, pages 721-724, Baltimore, July 6-9, 2003.
  13. Tingyao Wu, Lu Lie, Chen Ke, Zhang HongJiang, UBM-Based Real-Time Speaker Segmentation for Broadcasting News, in Proc. ICASSP, Vol. II, pages 193-196, Hong Kong, April 4-10, 2003.
  14. Tingyao Wu, Lu Lie, Chen Ke, Zhang HongJiang, Universal Background Models for Real-Time Speaker Change Detection, in Proc. the 9th International Conference on Multi-Media Modeling, pages135-149, Tamshui, Taiwan, January 8-10, 2003.
  15. Tingyao Wu and Chen Ke, On the use of nearest feature line for speaker identification, in Proc. International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP'2001), Shanghai, China (CD-ROM, No. 41).



1         808758-EP-EPA, DE VLEESCHAUWER, Bart; HUYSEGEMS, Rafael; WU, Tingyao,  Dynamic HAS Caching Algorithms

2         808762-EP-EPA, HUYSEGEMS, Rafael; DE SCHEPPER, Koen; DE VLEESCHAUWER, Bart; WU, Tingyao, Adaptive Streaming (AS) Aware Scheduling

3         809667-EP-EPA, LOU, Zhe; WU, Tingyao, Method For Rendering A Multimedia Asset, A Related System, Media Client And Related Media Server

4         809695-EP-EPA, WU, Tingyao; LOU, Zhe, A System And Method For Generating Touristic Information

5         811450, LOU, Zhe; WU, Tingyao, Targeted Advertisement Board.

6         811453, WU, Tingyao; LOU, Zhe, Display Based Smart Quality Requrest Client Algorithm In HTTP Adaptive Streaming.

7         815688, WU, Tingyao; LOU Zhe, Method to Determine the Quality of A Video Stream.