Raouf Hamzaoui

Professor of Media Technology        


 

Publications




Book chapters

  1. Hamzaoui, R., Ahmad, S., Al-Akaidi, M., Video Streaming: Reliable Wireless Streaming with Digital Fountain Codes, Encyclopedia of Wireless and Mobile Communications, Taylor & Francis, 2007.

  2. Hamzaoui, R., Stankovic, V., Xiong, Z., Ramchandran, K., Puri, R., Majumdar, A., Chou, J., Channel Protection Fundamentals, in: Multimedia over IP and Wireless Networks: Compression, Networking, and Systems, Mihaela van der Schaar and Philip A. Chou (Eds.), Academic Press, 2007.

  3. Hamzaoui, R., Stankovic, V., Xiong, Z., Forward Error Control for Packet Loss and Corruption, in: Multimedia over IP and Wireless Networks: Compression, Networking, and Systems, Mihaela van der Schaar and Philip A. Chou (Eds.), Academic Press, 2007.

  4. Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Fractal Image Compression, in: Document and Image Compression, M. Barni (ed.), May 2006, CRC press.

  5. Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Fractal Image Compression with Fast Local Search, in: Barnsley, M., Saupe, D., Vrscay, E. (Eds.), Fractals in Multimedia, The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications, Vol. 132, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2002, pp. 107-120.


Journal papers


  1. A. Aboutaleb, P. Kang, R. Hamzaoui, A. Duffy, Standalone closed-form formula for the throughput rate of asynchronous normally distributed serial flow lines, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, vol. 43, pp. 117-128, Apr. 2017.

  2. S. Ahmad, C. Bouras, E. Buyukkaya, M. Dawood, R. Hamzaoui, V. Kapoulas, A. Papazois, G. Simon, Peer-to-peer live video streaming with rateless codes for massively multiplayer online games, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, doi:10.1007/s12083-016-0495-7, 2016.

  3. M. Dawood, R. Hamzaoui, S. Ahmad, M. Al-Akaidi, Error resilient packet-switched mobile video telephony with channel-adaptive rateless coding and early reference picture selection, Signal, Image and Video Processing, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 1119-1126, Sep. 2016.

  4. S. Khattak, T. Maugey, R. Hamzaoui, S. Ahmad, P. Frossard, Temporal and inter-view consistent error concealment technique for multiview plus depth video, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 26, pp. 829-840, May 2016.

  5. J. Liu, S. Ahmad, E. Buyukkaya, R. Hamzaoui, G. Simon, Resource allocation in underprovisioned multioverlay Peer-to-Peer live video sharing services, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 399-413, May 2015.

  6. S. Khattak, R. Hamzaoui, T. Maugey, S. Ahmad, P. Frossard, Bayesian early mode decision technique for view synthesis prediction-enhanced Multiview Video Coding, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 1126-1129, Nov. 2013.

  7. S. Khattak, R. Hamzaoui, S. Ahmad, P. Frossard, Fast encoding techniques for multiview video coding, Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 28, pp. 569-580, July 2013.

  8. S. Ahmad, C. Bouras, R. Hamzaoui, J. Liu, A. Papazois, E. Perelman, A. Shani, G. Simon, and G. Tsichritzis, Community Tools for Massively Multiplayer Online Games, International Journal on Advances in Networks and Services, vol. 4, no 3&4, 2011.

  9. Ahmad, S., Hamzaoui, R., Al-Akaidi, M., Unequal error protection using Fountain codes with applications to video communication, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 13, pp. 92-101, Feb 2011.

  10. Ahmad, S., Hamzaoui, R., Al-Akaidi, M., Adaptive unicast video streaming with rateless codes and feedback, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 20, pp. 275-285, Feb. 2010.

  11. Ahmad, S., Hamzaoui, R., Al-Akaidi, M., Optimal packet loss protection of progressively compressed 3D meshes, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 11, pp. 1381-1387, Nov. 2009.

  12. Röder, M., Cardinal, J., Hamzaoui, R., Efficient rate-distortion optimized media streaming for tree-structured packet dependencies, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 9, pp. 1259-1272, Oct. 2007.

  13. Röder, M., Hamzaoui, R., Fast tree-trellis list Viterbi decoding, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 54, pp. 453-461, March 2006. Source Code.

  14. Röder, M., Cardinal, J., Hamzaoui, R., Branch and bound algorithms for rate-distortion optimized media streaming, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 8, pp. 170-178, Feb. 2006.

  15. Hamzaoui, R., Stankovic, V., Xiong, Z., Optimized error protection of scalable image bitstreams, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 22, pp. 91-107, Nov. 2005.

  16. Hamzaoui, R., Stankovic, V., Xiong, Z., Fast algorithm for distortion-based error protection of embedded image codes, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 14, pp. 1417-1421, Oct. 2005.

  17. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Robust layered multiple description coding of scalable media data for multicast, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 12, pp. 154-157, Feb. 2005.

  18. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Real-time error protection of embedded codes for packet erasure and fading channels, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 14, pp. 1064-1072, Aug. 2004.

  19. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Efficient channel code rate selection algorithms for forward error correction of packetized multimedia bitstreams in varying channels, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia: Special Issue on Streaming Media, vol. 6, pp. 240-248, April 2004.

  20. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Charfi, Y., Xiong, Z., Real-time unequal error protection algorithms for progressive image transmission, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications: Special Issue on Recent Advances in Wireless Multimedia, vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 1526-1535, Dec. 2003.

  21. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Fast algorithm for rate-based optimal error protection of embedded codes, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 51, pp. 1788-1795, Nov. 2003.

  22. Charfi, Y., Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Haouari, A., Saupe, D., Joint source-channel fractal image coding with unequal error protection, Optical Engineering 41,12 (2002) 3168-3176.

  23. Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Hiller, M., Distortion minimization with fast local search for fractal image compression, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation 12 (2001) 450-468.

  24. Hamzaoui, R., Hartenstein, H., Saupe, D., Local iterative improvement of fractal images codes, Image and Vision Computing 18, 6-7 (2000) 565-568.

  25. Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Combining fractal image compression and vector quantization, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 197-208, 2000.

  26. Hamzaoui, R., Fast iterative methods for fractal image compression, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision 11,2 (1999) 147-159.

  27. Hamzaoui, R., Codebook clustering by self-organizing maps for fractal image compression, Fractals, Vol. 5, Supplementary Issue, April 1997.

  28. Hamzaoui, R., Decoding algorithm for fractal image compression, Electronics Letters 32,14 (1996) 1273-1274.

  29. Saupe, D., Hamzaoui, R., A review of the fractal image compression literature, ACM Computer Graphics 28,4 (1994) 268-276.

  30. Dubuc, S., Hamzaoui, R., On the diameter of the attractor of an IFS , C.R. Math. Rep. Sci. Canada XVI 2,3 (1994) 85-90.


Conference papers


  1. A. Vafeiadis, D. Kalatzis, K. Votis, D. Giakoumis, D. Tzovaras, L. Chen, R. Hamzaoui, Acoustic scene classification: from a hybrid classifier to deep learning, in: Proc. DCASE2017 Workshop on Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events, Munich, Nov. 2017.

  2. A. Vafeiadis, K. Votis, D. Tzovaras, L. Chen, R. Hamzaoui, Audio-based event recognition system for smart homes, in: Proc. 14th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, San Francisco, Aug. 2017.

  3. Suherman, M. Al-Akaidi, R. Hamzaoui, Transport and MAC cross-layer protocol for video surveillance over WIMAX, Proc. MESM'2012, Middle Eastern Multiconference on Simulation and Modelling, Muscat, Dec. 2012. (Best paper award).

  4. J. Liu, S. Ahmad, E. Buyukkaya, R. Hamzaoui, G. Simon, Resource allocation in underprovisioned multioverlay live video sharing services, in: Proc. ACM CoNEXT Capacity Sharing Workshop, Nice, Dec. 2012.

  5. E. Buyukkaya, S. Ahmad, M. Dawood, J. Liu, F. Zhou, R. Hamzaoui, G. Simon, Level-based peer-to-peer live streaming with rateless codes, in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, Irvine, Cal., Dec. 2012.

  6. S. Ahmad, C. Bouras, E. Buyukkaya, R. Hamzaoui, A. Papazois, A. Shani, G. Simon, F. Zhou, Peer-to-peer live streaming for massively multiplayer online games, Proc. P2P'12, (demo paper), Tarragona, Sept. 2012.

  7. F. Zhou, S. Ahmad, E. Buyukkaya, R. Hamzaoui, G. Simon, Minimizing server throughput for low-delay live streaming in content delivery networks, Proc. ACM NOSSDAV 2012, Toronto, June 2012.

  8. S. Khattak, R. Hamzaoui, S. Ahmad, P. Frossard, Low-complexity multiview video coding, Proc. PCS'2012, Picture Coding Symposium, Poznan, May 2012.

  9. Suherman, M. Al-Akaidi, R. Hamzaoui, Inter-frame retransmission for video surveillance over WIMAX , Proc. MESM'2011, Middle Eastern Multiconference on Simulation and Modelling, Amman, Nov. 2011.

  10. S. Ahmad,C. Bouras, E. Buyukkaya, R. Hamzaoui, V. Kapoulas, A. Papazois, A. Shani, G. Simon, Evaluating P2P Live Streaming Systems: the CNG Case, Proc. 17th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS'2011), Florence, Aug. 2011.

  11. Dawood, M., Hamzaoui, R., Ahmad, S., Al-Akaidi, M., Error resilient packet-switched video telephony with adaptive rateless coding and reference picture selection, Proc. MESM 2010, Middle Eastern Multiconference on Simulation and Modelling, Alexandria, Dec. 2010.

  12. S. Ahmad, C. Bouras, R. Hamzaoui, A. Papazois, E. Perelman, A. Shani, G. Simon, and G. Tsichritzis, The Community Network Game project: Enriching online gamers experience with user generated content, Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. Creative Content Technologies (CONTENT 2010), Lisbon, Nov. 2010. (Best paper award)

  13. S. Ahmad, C. Bouras, R. Hamzaoui, A. Papazois, E. Perelman, A. Shani, and G. Simon, The Community Network Game project: Enhancing collaborative activities in online games, Proc. Networked & Electronic Media Summit, Barcelona, Oct. 2010.

  14. Ahmad, S., Hamzaoui, R., Al-Akaidi, M., Video multicast using unequal error protection with Luby Transform codes, Proc. MESM 09, Middle Eastern Multiconference on Simulation and Modelling, Beyrouth, Sep. 2009.

  15. Dawood, M., Hamzaoui, R., Ahmad, S., Al-Akaidi, M., Error-resilient packet switched H.264 mobile video telephony with LT coding and reference picture selection, Proc. EUSIPCO 09, Glasgow, Aug. 2009.

  16. Ahmad, S., Hamzaoui, R., Al-Akaidi, M., Practical channel-adaptive video streaming with fountain codes, Proc. ICPCA 08, The Third International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications, Alexandria, Oct. 2008.

  17. Ahmad, S., Hamzaoui, R., Al-Akaidi, M., Unequal error protection using LT codes and block duplication, Proc. MESM 08, Middle Eastern Multiconference on Simulation and Modelling, Amman, Aug. 2008.

  18. Ahmad, S., Hamzaoui, R., Al-Akaidi, M., Robust live unicast video streaming with rateless codes, 16th International Packet Video Workshop, Lausanne, Nov. 2007. (Best student paper award).

  19. Ahmad, S., Hamzaoui, R., Optimal error protection of progressively compressed 3D meshes, Proc. ICME-06, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, Toronto, July 2006.

  20. Röder, M., Cardinal, J., Hamzaoui, R., Constructing dependency trees for rate-distortion optimized media streaming, Proc. ICASSP-06, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Toulouse, May 2006.

  21. Röder, M., Cardinal, J., Hamzaoui, R., Efficient rate-distortion optimized media streaming for tree-reducible packet dependencies, Proc. MMCN'06, Multimedia Computing and Networking Conference, SPIE vol. 6071, San Jose, Ca., Jan. 2006.

  22. Röder, M., Cardinal, J., Hamzaoui, R., Dynamic programming algorithm for rate-distortion optimized media streaming, Proc. ICIP-05, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Genoa, Sept. 2005.

  23. Röder, M., Cardinal, J., Hamzaoui, R., On the complexity of rate-distortion optimal streaming of packetized media, Proc. DCC'04 Data Compression Conference, J.A. Storer and M. Cohn (eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 192-201, Snowbird, Utah, March 2004.

  24. Charfi, Y., Hamzaoui, R., Packet loss protection of scalable video bitstreams using forward error correction and feedback , Proc. ISPA 2003, International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, Rome, Sept. 2003.

  25. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Product code error protection of packetized multimedia bitstreams, Proc. ICIP-03, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, vol. 1, pp. 77-80, Barcelona, Sept. 2003.

  26. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Influence of channel fluctuations on optimal real-time scalable image transmission, Proc. ICIP-03, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, vol. 1, pp. 81-84, Barcelona, Sept. 2003.

  27. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Live video streaming over packet networks and wireless channels, Proc. PV2003, 13th Packet Video Workshop, Nantes, April 2003.

  28. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Fast forward error protection of packetized multimedia bitstreams for transmission over varying channels, Proc. ICC-03, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2003.

  29. Stankovic, V., Charfi, Y., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Real-time unequal error protection for distortion-optimal progressive image transmission, Proc. WCNC-03, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, New Orleans, March 2003.

  30. Charfi, Y., Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Model-based real-time progressive transmission of images over noisy channels, Proc. WCNC-03, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, New Orleans, March 2003.

  31. Röder, M., Hamzaoui, R., Fast list Viterbi decoding and application for source-channel coding of images, Proc. ICME-2002 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, Lausanne, August 2002, (Best student paper award), full version .

  32. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Joint product code optimization for scalable multimedia transmission over wireless channels, Proc. ICME-2002 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, Lausanne, August 2002.

  33. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Xiong, Z., Packet loss protection of embedded data with fast local search, Proc. ICIP-2002 IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Rochester, NY, Sept. 2002.

  34. Hamzaoui, R., Stankovic, V., Xiong Z., Fast joint source-channel coding algorithms for Internet/wireless multimedia , Proc. WCCI'2002, Honolulu, HI, May 2002 (invited paper).

  35. Hamzaoui, R., Stankovic, V., Xiong, Z., Rate-based versus distortion-based optimal joint source-channel coding, in: Proc. DCC'02 Data Compression Conference, J. A. Storer, M. Cohn (eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press, Snowbird, Utah, April 2002, Correction.

  36. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Progressive optimal error protection of embedded codes, in: Proc. of 9th Telecommunications Forum Telfor 2001, Belgrade, Nov. 2001.

  37. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Fast algorithm for optimal error protection of embedded wavelet codes, in: Proc. MMSP-01 IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Cannes, Oct. 2001.

  38. Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Rate-distortion unequal error protection for fractal image codes, in: Proc. ICIP-2001 IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Thessaloniki, Oct. 2001.

  39. Kopilovic, I., Saupe, D., Hamzaoui, R., Progressive fractal coding, in: Proc. ICIP-2001 IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Thessaloniki, Oct. 2001.

  40. Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Hiller, M., Fast code enhancement with local search for fractal image compression, in: Proc. ICIP-2000 IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Vancouver, Sept. 2000.

  41. Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Wagner, M., Rate-distortion based video coding with adaptive mean-removed vector quantization, in: Proc. ICIP-98 IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Chicago, Oct. 1998.

  42. Saupe, D., Ruhl, M., Hamzaoui, R., Grandi, L., Marini, D., Optimal hierarchical partitions for fractal image compression, in: Proc. ICIP-98 IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Chicago, Oct. 1998.

  43. Hamzaoui, R., Ordered decoding algorithm for fractal image compression, in: Proc. PCS'97 Picture Coding Symposium, Berlin, Sept. 97.

  44. Hamzaoui, R., Fast decoding algorithms for fractal image compression, in: Proc. of the Conference Fractals in Engineering, Arcachon, June 1997.

  45. Hamzaoui, R., Ganz, B., Saupe, D., Quadtree based variable rate oriented mean shape-gain vector quantization, in: Proc. DCC'97 Data Compression Conference, J. A. Storer, M. Cohn (eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press, March 1997.

  46. Øien, G. E., Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., On the limitations of fractal image texture coding, in: Proc. of NORSIG'96 1996 IEEE Nordic Signal Processing Symposium, pp. 21-24, Espoo, Sept. 1996.

  47. Hamzaoui, R., Müller, M., Saupe, D., Enhancing fractal image compression with vector quantization, in: Proc. of IEEE Digital Signal Processing Workshop, Loen, Sept. 1996.

  48. Hamzaoui, R., Müller, M., Saupe, D., VQ-enhanced fractal image compression, in: Proc. of ICIP'96 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Lausanne, Sept. 1996.

  49. Saupe, D., Hamzaoui, R., Complexity reduction methods for fractal image compression, in: Proc. IMA Conference on Image Processing; Mathematical Methods and Applications, Sept. 94, J. M. Blackledge (ed.), Oxford University Press , 1997.


Edited journal issues


  1. Saupe, D., Hamzaoui, R., Bild und Videokompression (Editorial), IT-Information Technology 45(2003) 5, Oldenbourg Verlag.


Other publications


  1. Röder, M., Cardinal, J., Hamzaoui, R., On the complexity of rate-distortion optimal streaming of packetized media, Konstanzer Schriften in Mathematik und Informatik, No. 195, Jan. 2004.
  2. Hamzaoui, R., Stankovic, V., Xiong, Z., Rate-based versus distortion-based optimal error protection of embedded codes, Konstanzer Schriften in Mathematik und Informatik, No. 194, Oct. 2003.
  3. Röder, M., Hamzaoui, R., Fast list Viterbi decoding and application for source-channel coding of images, Konstanzer Schriften in Mathematik und Informatik, No. 182, December 2002.
  4. Charfi, Y., Stankovic, V., Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Haouari, A., Experiments on joint source-channel fractal image coding with unequal error protection, Technical Report, Universität Leipzig (2002).
  5. Hamzaoui, R., Saupe, D., Rate-distortion based fractal image compression, in: Image Processing II, Mathematical Methods, Algorithms, and Applications, J.M. Blackledge and M.J. Turner (Eds.), pp. 168-183, Horwood Publishing, Chichester, 2000.
  6. Wagner, M., Herz, R., Hartenstein, H., Hamzaoui, R., and Saupe, D., A video codec based on R/D-optimized adaptive vector quantization, Technical Report 119, Institut für Informatik, Universität Freiburg (1999).
  7. Hamzaoui, R., Fast decoding algorithms for fractal image compression, Technical Report 86, Institut für Informatik, Universität Freiburg, March 1997.
  8. Saupe, D., Hamzaoui, R., Hartenstein, H., Fractal image compression - An introductory overview, in: Fractal Models for Image Synthesis, Compression and Analysis, D. Saupe, J. Hart (eds.), SIGGRAPH'96 Course Notes, ACM, New Orleans, Louisiana, Aug. 1996.
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