Adnan Ahmed


I am a 3rd year PhD. student in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Iowa. My PhD. advisor is M. Zubair Shafiq. Broadly, my research interests span Content Delivery, Quality-of-Experience (QoE) and Internet Measurements, with a focus on Video Delivery, Video/Web QoE and Interconnection Strategies.

Updates

  • Attending ACM SIGCOMM 2017 at UCLA
  • Received Student Travel Grant to attend SIGCOMM. Thank you
  • Our Paper on Peering and Transit Interconnection strategies was accepted in ICNP 2017
  • Our Paper on Video QoE was accepted in ICNP 2017
  • Attended ACM IMC 2016
  • Interned at Verizon Digital Media Services, LA

  • Selected Publications

    1. Peering vs. Transit: Performance Comparison of Peering and Transit Interconnections
      Adnan Ahmed, Zubair Shafiq, Harkeerat Bedi, Amir Khakpour
      IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) 2017
      Acceptance rate: 39/209 = 18.7%
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    2. Suffering from Buffering? Detecting QoE Impairments in Live Video Streams
      Adnan Ahmed, Zubair Shafiq, Harkeerat Bedi, Amir Khakpour
      IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) 2017
      Acceptance rate: 39/209 = 18.7%
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    3. QoE Analysis of a Large-Scale Live Video Streaming Event (Extended Abstract)
      Adnan Ahmed, Zubair Shafiq, Amir Khakpour
      Proceedings of the ACM SIGMETRICS 2016
      Acceptance rate: (28 full + 33 extended abstract)/208 = 29.3%
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    4. Sneak-Peek: High Speed Covert Channels in Data Center Network
      Rashid Tahir, Mohammad Taha Khan, Xun Gong, Adnan Ahmed, Amiremad Ghassami, Hasanat Kazmi, Matthew Caesar, Fareed Zaffar, Negar Kiyavash
      IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) 2016
      Acceptance rate: 300/1644 = 18.3%
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    5. On the Co-existence of Transport Protocols in Data Centers
      Syed Mohammad Irteza, Adnan Ahmed, Sana Farrukh, Babar Naveed Memon, Ihsan Ayyub Qazi
      IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2014
      Acceptance rate: 995/2608 = 38%
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