Dear Member of the SIGMM Community, Welcome to the latest issue of the ACM SIG Multimedia Records! We have to start this issue of the Records by informing you about the passing of Prof. Nicolas Georganas. Whether you knew Nicolas well or not, we invite you to read the appreciations … Read more

PhD Thesis Summary

Oliver Lampl

This thesis investigates how adaptive QoS-aware multimedia applications are developed and the required support from the programming language and the compiler as well as the run-time system. Multimedia applications have become an increasingly important part of our lives. Many frameworks such as JMF, DirectShow, FFmpeg, GStreamer can help in the … Read more

PhD Thesis Summary

Parag S. Mogre

Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) provide a novel network architecture to extend broadband network coverage with low costs. Additionally, we see an increased interest in supporting demanding multimedia applications in next-generation wireless mesh networks. Provision of Quality of Service (QoS) in wireless mesh networks requires end-to-end support for routing packets via … Read more