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Saman Zadtootaghaj

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Research Field
- Assessing and predicting QoE of Gaming Applications

 Research Topics

- Video quality assessment of computer generated content 

- Cloud Gaming Quality of Experience

- Deep learning-based quality assessment of image/video content

- Image/video quality enhancement  

Current Project:

Adaptive Edge/Cloud Compute and Network Continuum over a Heterogeneous Sparse Edge Infrastructure to Support Nextgen Applications (ACCORDION)

Past Project:

Methods and Models for assessing and predicting the QoE linked to Mobile Gaming (QoE-NET/MSCA-ITN Network)


Biography

Saman Zadtootaghaj is a researcher at the Quality and Usability Lab at Technische Universitat Berlin working on modeling the gaming quality of experience under the supervision of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Moller. His main interest is subjective and objective quality assessment of Computer-Generated content. He received his bachelor degree from IASBS and master degree in information technology from University of Tehran.

He worked as a researcher at Telekom Innovation Laboratories of Deutsche Telekom AG from 2016 to 2018 as part of European project called QoE-Net. He is currently the chair of Computer-Generated Imagery group at Video Quality Expert Group.  

Roles: 

Chair of Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) at VQEG 

Local coordinator of HCID track of EIT master program 

Visiting Researcher:

MMSPG lab, EPFL (2017)

LST group, DFKI (2019)

Teaching experience:

Advance Projects at Quality and Usability Lab (Deep Learning for Video Quality Assessment and Enhancement) SS2020

Usability engineering exercise SS2017/SS2018/SS2019/SS2020

Quality and Usability Seminar (Applied statistic) WS 2019-2020

Quality and Usability Seminar (Gamification) SS2018

Teacher assistant: Multiagent (University of Tehran 2014), computer networks (IASBS 2011).

Talks: 

VQEG meetings at Nokia, Madrid, March 2018

VQEG meetings at Google (remote), USA, November 2018 

VQEG Meetings at Deutsche Telekom, Germany, March 2019

VQEG meetings at Tencent, China, October 2019

VQEG meeting, Online Meeting, March 2020 

Involvement in Standardization Activities: 

Active in the following work items:

ITU-T P.BBQCG: Parametric bitstream-based Quality Assessment of Cloud Gaming Services

ITU-T G.CMVTQS: Computational model used as a QoE/QoS monitor to assess videotelephony services

ITU-T G.OMMOG: Opinion Model for Mobile Online Gaming applications

Contributed to the following recommendations:

ITU-T G.1032: Influence factors on gaming quality of experience  

ITU-T P.809: Subjective evaluation methods for gaming quality  

ITU-T G.1072: Opinion model predicting gaming quality of experience for cloud gaming services  

Reviewed papers for TCSVT, Quality and User Experience journal, Journal of Electronic Imaging,  QoMEX 2017-2019, ICC 2019 and ICME 2020, PQS workshop 2016

 

Tools for Quality Prediction of Gaming Content:

NDNetGaming: Deep Learning based Quality metric for Gaming Content

GamingPara: Gaming Parametric based Video Quality Models

Implementation of ITU-T Recommendation G.1072

 

Datasets:

GamingVideoSet: https://kingston.box.com/v/GamingVideoSET

Cloud Gaming Video Dataset: https://github.com/stootaghaj/CGVDS 

Image Gaming Quality Dataset: https://github.com/stootaghaj/GISET 

 

Find me on ResearchGate, LinkedIn, Scholar, GitHub.


Address
Quality and Usability Lab
Deutsche Telekom Laboratories
TU Berlin
Ernst-Reuter-Platz 7
D-10587 Berlin, Germany

Email:  
Tel:  +49 30 8353 58394

 

 

Publications:

Barakabitze, Alcardo Alex and Barman, Nabajeet and Ahmad, Arslan and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Sun, Lingfen and Martini, Maria G and Atzori, Luigi (2019). QoE Management of Multimedia Streaming Services in Future Networks: A Tutorial and Survey. IEEE Communications Surveys Tutorials. IEEE, 1–1.


Barman, Nabajeet and Martini, Maria and Zadtootaghaj, Saman (2017). Impact of video codecs on Gaming Quality of Experience. , 1–5.


Barman, Nabajeet and Martini, Maria G. and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Möller, Sebastian and Lee, Sanghoon (2018). A Comparative Quality Assessment Study for Gaming and Non-Gaming Videos. 2018 Tenth International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX). IEEE, 1–6.


Barman, Nabajeet and Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Martini, Maria G. and Möller, Sebastian (2018). GamingVideoSET: A Dataset for Gaming Video Streaming Applications. 16th Annual Workshop on Network and Systems Support for Games (NetGames). IEEE, 1–6.


Barman, Nabajeet and Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Martini, Maria G. and Möller, Sebastian (2018). An Evaluation of Video Quality Assessment Metrics for Passive Gaming Video Streaming. Proceedings of the 23rd Packet Video Workshop. ACM, 1–6.


Barman, Nabajeet and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Schmidt, Steven and Martini, Maria G. and Möller, Sebastian (2018). An objective and subjective quality assessment study of passive gaming video streaming. International Journal of Network Management. Hoboken, New Jersey, e2054.


Möller, Sebastian and Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman (2018). New ITU-T Standards for Gaming QoE Evaluation and Management. 2018 Tenth International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX). IEEE, 1–6.


Mowlaei, Sajad and Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Möller, Sebastian (2018). Know your Game: A bottom-up Approach for Gaming Research. 2018 Tenth International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX). IEEE, 1–3.


Perrin, Anne-Flore and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Schmidt, Steven and Ebrahimi, Touradj and Möller, Sebastian (2017). Towards the need satisfaction in gaming: A comparison of different gaming platforms. 2017 Ninth International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX). IEEE, 1–3.


Sabet, Saeed Shafiee and Griwodz, Carsten and Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Möller, Sebastian (2018). Towards Applying Game Adaptation to Decrease the Impact of Delay on Quality of Experience. IEEE ISM 2018 – The 20th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia. IEEE, 1–6.


Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Möller, Sebastian (2017). Update on the Proposal for a Draft New Recommendation on Subjective Evaluation Methods for Gaming Quality (P.GAME). , 1–29.


Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Möller, Sebastian (2017). Towards the delay sensitivity of games: There is more than genres. 2017 Ninth International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX). IEEE, 1–6.


Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Möller, Sebastian and Metzger, Florian and Hirth, Matthias and Sužnjević, Mirko (2017). 2nd Update on the Proposal for a Draft New Recommendation on Subjective Evaluation Methods for Gaming Quality (P.GAME). , 1–33.


Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Möller, Sebastian (2018). A Comparison of Interactive and Passive Quality Assessment for Gaming Research. 2018 Tenth International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX). IEEE, 1–6.


Schmidt, Steven and Zadtootaghaj, Saman and Möller, Sebastian and Metzger, Florian and Hirth, Matthias and Suznjevic, Mirko (2018). Subjective Evaluation Methods for Gaming Quality (P.GAME). , 1–24.


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