Contact Information

Computer Science Department
Colgate University
McGregory Hall, 3rd Floor
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346
(tel) 315.228.7719
Charlotte Jablonski, Administrative Assistant

Event Detail

Department tea: A Day in the Life of Netflix Video Streaming

Start: Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 11:20 a.m.
End: Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 12:10 p.m.
Location: CS department research lounge

For our next department tea, we will be joined remotely by Te-Yuan Huang and Laura Pruitt from Netflix.
Come for lunch and to learn a bit about how Netflix video streaming works!

Title: A Day in the Life of Netflix Video Streaming

Abstract: Video streaming is a huge and growing fraction of Internet traffic.
Netflix alone accounts for over 37% of the peak download traffic in
the United State. This talk will give an introduction on how Netflix
video streaming works, including how video is distributed over the
Internet and how video quality is adapted. This talk will also briefly
touch upon the research questions in video adaptive streaming and
provide an overview on the recent academic and industrial efforts.