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.


DISCOVER Lab is extremely pleased to announce that 4 of its students have won highly competitive Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology. Congratulations go to: Parisa Pouladzadeh, Mahdi Hemmati, Ashkan Sobhani, and Bahareh Taji.


DISCOVER Lab alumnus Dr. Razib Iqbal becomes Assistant Professor at Missouri State University, USA. We wish all the best to Razib in his career!


DISCOVER Lab Master's student Sri Vijay Bharat Peddi joins IBM upon finishing his Master's degree. Congratulation to Sri Vijay!


DISCOVER Lab Master's student Pallavi Kuhad joins Ernst & Young upon finishing his Master's degree. Congratulation to Pallavi!


DISCOVER Lab postdoc researcher Dr. Mona Omidyeganeh joins the IMPACT research group at Concordia University. Congratulation to Mona!


DISCOVER member joins Magor Corp.
DISCOVER Lab postdoc researcher Dr. Mehdi Semsarzadeh joins Magor Corp. Congratulation to Mehdi!

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DISCOVER Lab now has a new website and logo.


DISCOVER Lab has received an NSERC Engage research grant in "Fair and Efficient Bandwidth Allocation of Inelastic Traffic in SDNs" to work with Huawei Canada and to design a centralized SDN-based solution to the problem of network flow assignment for inelastic flows such as video.

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The Discover Lab will collaborate with Cisco in an NSERC CRD funded project to study and design 3D/multiview and free-viewpoint video streaming systems.


 DISCOVER Lab has won an NSERC Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) research grant in "Scalable Free-Viewpoint 3D Video Streaming" to work with Cisco Systems and study, design, and develop a framework for free-viewpoint streaming of 3D video from a server to multiple heterogeneous users over the Internet.