CS Forum: Zhi Liu, Shizuoka University "Optimal multi-view and VR Video multicast"

CS forum is a seminar series arranged at the CS department - open to everyone free-of-charge. Coffee is served at 14:00 and the talk begins at 14:15.

Optimal multi-view and VR Video multicast

Zhi Liu
Assistant Professor, Shizuoka University


Immersive video such as multi-view and virtual reality (VR) video provides users extraordinary viewing experience by allowing subscriber to switch viewing angle during the playback.  Immersive video draws more and more attentions from both industry and academia, however, the efficient streaming of immersive video remains an open question. During this talk, I will overview the challenges and solutions towards the intelligent immersive video streaming and share some schemes we designed for the immersive video transmission. In particular, we optimally design the multicast for multi-view and VR video considering their requirements and system constraints. 


Zhi Liu received the B.E., from the University of Science and Technology of China, China and Ph.D. degree in informatics in National Institute of Informatics. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Shizuoka University. 

His research interest includes video network transmission, vehicular networks and mobile edge computing. He was the recipient of the IEEE StreamComm2011 best student paper award, 2015 IEICE Young Researcher Award and ICOIN2018 best paper award. He is and has been a Guest Editor of journals including Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Sensors and IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems. He has been serving as the chair for number of international conference and workshops. He is a member of IEEE and IEICE.

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