DISCOVER Lab is pleased to announce that PhD student Maryam Amiri has won a highly competitive Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology. Congratulations go to Maryam!


DISCOVER Lab postdoc Dr. Abdulsalam Yassine becomes Faculty member at Lakehead University, Canada. We wish all the best to Abdul in his career!


DISCOVER Lab releases a highly detailed and high resolution eye tracking dataset of players with various skills playing the game Somi.
See here for more details.


DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shervin Shirmohammadi gave an invited talk titled "Videos, Games, and Video Games: : Research Challenges in Modern Video Systems" at Al Ain University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi branch, UAE.



DISCOVER Lab PhD student Mahdi Hemmati wins a prestigious NSERC PGS-D scholarship from the federal government. Congratulations to Mahdi!


DISCOVER Lab has received an NSERC Engage research grant in "Game-Aware Resource Allocation in Home Gateways" to work with Ubique Networks and develop an application-aware network mechanism which uses real-time optimization techniques to maximize a players’ Quality of Experience and fairly allocates network resources based on current network context. 


DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shervin Shirmohammadi has been appointed as the Associate Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement


DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shervin Shirmohammadi has been appointed as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology


DISCOVER Lab Master's student Tianyu Su joins Videoship upon finishing his Master's degree. Congratulation to Tianyu!


DISCOVER Lab releases an open source cloud gaming testbed the screen capturing module of which is fundamentally a DirectShow filter and, hence, can be tuned for any DirectShow compatible video game. It also facilitates the measurement of delay and video quality.
See here for more details.


DISCOVER Lab has been successful in winning a highly competitive NSERC Strategic research grant in "Cloud-supported Adaptive Streaming of Videos", lead by Simon Fraser University, to work with Cisco Canada to design and implement novel algorithms and systems for future cloud-supported video systems, which will offer feature-rich and modern video content to large-scale heterogeneous users over wired and 4G/5G wireless networks.


DISCOVER Lab researchers release a dataset of a variety of food images that can be used for automatic or semi-automatic calorie and nutrition measurement.
See here for more details.