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Former DISCOVER Lab Ph.D. student Dr. Parisa Pouladzadeh becomes Professor at Fleming College, Canada. We wish all the best to Parisa in her career!

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Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi has received an NSERC Engage grant to work with Pleora Technologies and in collaboration with Prof. Robert Laganiere on a research project to study the feasibility of using machine learning to create panoramic videos from uncalibrated cameras that are dynamically added to a multi-camera systems.

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Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi has received a $240,000 MITACS Cluster grant to collaborate with Ciena Corp on a research project to use machine learning for identifying poor-quality video experiences in OTT systems and determine the root cause of significant video delivery problems.

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Lab director Prof. Shirmohammadi gave a series of interviews about Applied AI in multimedia systems and network measurements:
Network Monitoring, The Register, August 22 2018.
Applying AI to Network Analytics, Network Computing, August 2 2018.
How Artificial Intelligence is Improving Health Wearables, IEEE Transmitter, July 11 2018.
Chatbots and Games: The New Diagnostic Tools, IEEE Transmitter, July 6 2018.

NSERC-UBIQUE

DISCOVER Lab professors Shirmohammadi and Al Osman have received a $546,800 NSERC Strategic grant titled "HiPer Clouding: High Performance Cloud Gaming" to work with Ubique Networks to study and develop new Software Defined Networking (SDN) systems specifically for Cloud Gaming applications, making possible the delivery of satisfactory QoE, real-time and bandwidth-intensive cloud games over future communication networks.

ICNC2018

Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi gave an invited talk on "Cloud Gaming: Improving Quality of Experience with Adaptation and SDN" at the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications in Maui, Hawaii, USA. Link here.

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DISCOVER Lab is very excited to announce that Ph.D. student Alaa Eddin Alchalabi has won one of only 75 province-wide Ontario Trillium Scholarships, valued at $40,000 per year for 4 years. Congratulations, Alaa!

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DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi has been appointed to the Steering Committee of the IEEE Transactions on Games.

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DISCOVER Lab is pleased to announce that 3 of its PhD students have won highly competitive Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology. Congratulations go to Maryam Amiri, Bahareh Taji, and Hossein Ebrahimi Dinaki!

Concordia

Former DISCOVER Lab Ph.D. student Dr. Abbas Javadtalab becomes Assistant Professor at Concordia University, Canada. We wish all the best to Abbas in his career!

 

ACM

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has elevated Prof. Shirmohammadi to the ACM Senior Member grade. For more info, please see here

 

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Master's student Alejandra Ornelas Barajas has won 1st place in the Computer Science category of the Faculty of Engineering's Graduate poster competition with her work “A Serious Game for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder as a Tool for Play Therapy”, beating out both her peers and PhD candidates. Excellent job, Alejandra, and congratulations!