Welcome to our Research Group

The Multimedia Operating Systems and Networking (MONET) Research Group, led by Professor Klara Nahrstedt in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is engaged in research in various areas of distributed multimedia systems.

Latest News

  • Ragini Gupta awarded the scholarship support by the Computer Science department to attend the 2021 Virtual Richard Tapia Conference for Women.
  • Best Paper in World Forum on Internet of Things 2021 (WF-IoT) Conference: Ragini Gupta, Klara Nahrstedt, Niranjan Suri, and Jeffrey Smith , “SVAD: End-to-End Sensory Data Analysis for IoBT-Driven Platforms”, has been awarded the best paper in IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 2021
  • Paper accepted in MMSys 2021: Paper of Hongpeng Guo, Shuochao Yao, Zhe Yang, Qian Zhou, Klara Nahrstedt. “CrossRoI: Cross-camera Region of Interest Optimization for Efficient Real Time Video Analytics at Scale”, has been accepted by The 12th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys 2021). Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in MMSys 2021: Paper of Bo Chen, Klara Nahrstedt“EScALation: A Framework for Efficient and Scalable Spatio-temporal Action Localization”, has been accepted by The 12th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys 2021). Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in SEC 2021: Paper of Zhe Yang, Hongpeng Guo, Klara Nahrstedt, “DeepRT: A Soft Real Time Scheduler for Computer Vision Applications on the Edge”, has been accepted by The Sixth ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in AAAI 2021: Paper of Xiaoyang Wang, Bo Li, Yibo Zhang, Bhavya Kailkhura, Klara Nahrstedt, “Robusta: Robust AutoML for Feature Selection via Reinforcement Learning”, has been accepted by Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ISM 2020: Paper of Jounsup Park, Mingyuan Wu, Eric Lee, Chen Bo, Klara Nahrstedt, Michael Zink and Ramesh Sitaraman, “SEAWARE: Semantic Aware View Prediction System for 360-degree Video Streaming”, has been accepted by Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on ​ Multimedia. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ISM 2020: Paper of Bo Chen, Ahmed Ali-Eldin, Prashant Shenoy and Klara Nahrstedt, “Real-time Spatio-Temporal Action Localization in 360 Videos”, has been accepted by Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on ​ Multimedia. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in SmartGridComm 2020: Paper of Atul Bohara, Jordi Ros-Giralt, Ghada Elbez, Alfonso Valdes, Klara Nahrstedt, William Sanders, “ED4GAP: Efficient Detection for GOOSE-Based Poisoning Attacks on IEC 61850 Substations”, IEEE SmartGridComm 2020 (virtual). Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ACM Multimedia 2020: Paper of Jounsup Park, Mingyuan Wu, Eric Lee, Klara Nahrstedt, Yash Shah, Arielle Rosenthal, John Murray, Kevin Spiteri, Michael Zink, Ramesh Sitaraman, “Video 360 Content Navigation for Mobile HMD Devices”, ACM Multimedia, October 13-15, 2020 (virtual), demonstration. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ICCCN 2020: Paper of Hongpeng Guo, Tianyuan Liu, King-Shan Lui, Claudiu Danilov, Klara Nahrstedt, “Secure Broadcast Protocol for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Swarm”, 29th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN) 2020, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 3-6, 2020. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ACM PACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies 2019: Paper of Tuo Yu, Haiming Jin and Klara Nahrstedt, “ShoesLoc: In-Shoe Force Sensor-Based Indoor Walking Path Tracking”, has been accepted by ACM PACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, vol. 3(1), 2019. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in Proceedings of the IEEE 2019: Paper of Mike Zink, Ramesh Sitaraman, Klara Nahrstedt, “Scalable 360° Video Stream Delivery: Challenges, Solutions and Opportunities”, has been accepted by Proceedings of the IEEE, Volume: 107, Issue: 4, April 2019. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in International Journal of Telerehabilitation 2019: Paper of A. Borresen, C. Wolfe, C-K Lin, Y. Tian, S. Raghuraman, K. Nahrstedt, B. Prabhakaran, Thiru Annaswamy, “Usability of an Immersive Augmented Reality Based Telerehabilitation System with Haptics (ARTESH) for Synchronous Remote Musculoskeletal Examination”, International Journal of Telerehabilitation, Volume 11, Number 1, 2019. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in CCGRID 2019: Paper of Tarek Elgamal, Klara Nahrstedt “Serdab: An IoT Framework for Partitioning Neural Networks Computation across Multiple Enclaves”, has been accepted by IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing (CCGRID’20). Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in EAI MobiQuitous 2019: Paper of Tuo Yu, Wenyu Ren, Klara Nahrstedt, “MMLOC: Multi-Mode Indoor Localization System Based on Smart Access Points”, has been accepted by EAI MobiQuitous 2019. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in IEEE SmartGridComm 2019: Paper of Wenyu Ren, Tuo Yu, Timothy Yardley, Klara Nahrstedt, “CAPTAR: Causal-Polytree-based Anomaly Reasoning for SCADA Networks”, has been accepted by IEEE SmartGridComm 2019. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (ACM IMWUT 2019): Paper of Tuo Yu, Klara Nahrstedt, “ShoesHacker: Indoor Corridor Map and User Location Leakage through Force Sensors in Smart Shoes”, has been accepted by ACM IMWUT 2019. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (ACM IMWUT 2019): Paper of Tuo Yu, Haiming Jin, Klara Nahrstedt, “ShoesLoc: In-Shoe Force Sensor-Based Indoor Walking Path Tracking”, has been accepted by ACM IMWUT 2019. Congratulations!
  • Tuo Yu awarded Yunni & Maxine Pao Memorial Fellowship for 2019-2020 academic year: Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys 2019): Paper of Bo Chen, Zhisheng Yan, Haiming Jin, Klara Nahrstedt“Event-driven Stitching for Tile-based Live 360 Video Streaming”, has been accepted by MMSys 2019. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in the 3rd ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC 2018): Paper of Tarek Elgamal, Atul Sandur, Klara Nahrstedt, Gul Agha, “Costless: Optimizing Cost of Serverless Computing through Function Fusion and Placement , has been accepted by SEC 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in EAI International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2018): Paper of Bo Chen, Klara Nahrstedt, Carl Gunter“ReSPonSe: Real-time, Secure, and Privacy-aware Video Redaction System”, has been accepted by MobiQuitous 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM 2018): Paper of Tuo Yu, Haiming Jin, Wai-Tian Tan, Klara Nahrstedt“SKEPRID: Pose and Illumination Change-Resistant Skeleton-Based Person Re-Identification”, has been accepted by TOMM 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in 8th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS): Paper of Tianyuan Liu, Adam Bates, Klara Nahrstedt“AliDrone: Enabling Trustworthy Proof-of-Alibi for Commercial Drone Compliance”, has been accepted by ICDCS 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in 2018 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2018) (Nominated for Best Paper Award): Paper of Tarek Elgamal, Atul Sandur, Phuong Elgamal, Klara Nahrstedt, Gul Agha“DROPLET: Distributed Operator placement for IoT Applications Spanning Edge and Cloud Resources”, has been accepted by IEEE CLOUD 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in Fusion 2018: Paper of Haiming Jin, Hongpeng Gao, Klara Nahrstedt“Squadron: Incentivizing Quality-Aware Mission-Driven Crowd Sensing”, has been accepted by ICDCS 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval: Paper of Tuo Yu, Haiming Jin, Klara Nahrstedt, “Audio based Handwriting Input for Tiny Mobile Devices”, has been accepted by MIPR 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 2018: Paper of Haiming Jin, Lu Su, Houping Xiao, Klara Nahrstedt, “Incentive Mechanism for Privacy-Aware Data Aggregation in Mobile Crowd Sensing Systems”, has been accepted by TON 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in SysML 2018: Paper of Tarek Elgamal, Atul Sandur, Klara Nahrstedt, Gul Agha, “Distributed Placement of Machine Learning Operators for IoT applications spanning Edge and Cloud Resources”, has been accepted by SysML 2018. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ACM MM 2017: Paper of Tarek Elgamal and Klara Nahrstedt, “Multicamera summarization of rehabilitation sessions in home environment”, has been accepted by ACM MM 2017. Congratulations!
  • Demo accepted in ACM MM 2017: Paper of Tarek Elgamal, Bo Chen and Klara Nahrstedt, “Teleconsultant: Communication and analysis of wearable videos in emergency medical environment”, has been accepted by ACM MM 2017. Congratulations!
  • SigMM Outstanding PhD THesis Award 2017: The thesis by Dr. Chien-Nan (Shannon) Chen entitled: Semantics-Aware Content Delivery Framework For 3D Tele-Immersion was selected for SIGMM Outstanding PhD Thesis Award.
  • Best Paper in IEEE/ACM CCGrid 2017: Paper of Phuong Nguyen, Steven Konstanty, Todd Nicholson, Thomas O’brien, Aaron Schwartz-Duval, Timothy Spila, Klara Nahrstedt, Roy H. Campbell, Indranil Gupta, Michael Chan, Kenton McHenry, Normand Paquin. “4CeeD: Real-time Acquisition and Analysis Framework for Materials-related Cyber-Physical Environments”, has been awarded the best paper in the 17th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid) 2017, Madrid, Spain, May 14-17, 2017.
  • Haiming Jin awarded Best-in-Session-Presentation Award at INFOCOM 2017: Haiming Jin has been awarded the Best-in-Session-Presentation Award In Technical Session Crowdsensing II at INFOCOM 2017. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in IEEE ICAC 2017: Paper of Phuong Nguyen and Klara Nahrstedt, “MONAD: Self-adaptive Micro-service Infrastructure for Heterogeneous Scientific Workflows”, has been accepted by ICAC 2017. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in IEEE CCGrid 2017: Paper of Phuong Nguyen, Steven Konstanty, Todd Nicholson, Thomas O’brien, Aaron Schwartz-Duval, Timothy Spila, Klara Nahrstedt, Roy H. Campbell, Indranil Gupta, Michael Chan, Kenton McHenry, Normand Paquin. “4CeeD: Real-time Acquisition and Analysis Framework for Materials-related Cyber-Physical Environments”, has been accepted by CCGrid 2017. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in IEEE INFOCOM 2017: Paper of Haiming Jin, Lu Su, and Klara Nahrstedt, “CENTURION: Incentivizing Multi-Requester Mobile Crowd Sensing”, has been accepted by INFOCOM 2017. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in ACM UbiComp 2016: Paper of Tuo Yu, Haiming Jin, and Klara Nahrstedt, “WritingHacker: Audio based Eavesdropping of Handwriting via Mobile Devices”, has been accepted by ACM UbiComp 2016. Congratulations on Tuo’s first paper at UIUC!
  • Shannon Chen Awarded Best-in-Session Presentation Award at INFOCOM 2016: Shannon Chen has been awarded the Best-in-Session Presentation Award In Technical Session Streaming Video at INFOCOM 2016. Congratulations!
  • Paper accepted in IEEE BigMM 2016: Paper of Shannon Chen, Zhenhuan Gao, Aadhar Jain, Klara Nahrstedt, Ahsan Arefin, and Raoul Rivas, “Metadata-Based Activity Analysis in 3D Tele-Immersion”, has been accepted by IEEE BigMM 2016. Congratulations!