Ali C. Begen

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Ali C. Begen is the co-founder of Networked Media, a technology company that offers consulting services to industrial, legal and academic institutions in the IP video space. He has been a research and development engineer since 2001, and has broad experience in mathematical modeling, performance analysis, optimization, standards development, intellectual property and innovation. Between 2007 and 2015, he was with the Video and Content Platforms Research and Advanced Development Group at Cisco, where he has architected, designed and developed algorithms, protocols, products and solutions in the service provider and enterprise video domains. Currently, he is also affiliated with Ozyegin University, where he is an assistant professor in the computer science department.

Ali holds a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Georgia Tech. He received a number of scholarly and industry awards, and he has editorial positions in prestigious magazines and journals in the field. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a senior member of the ACM. In January 2016, he was elected as a distinguished lecturer by the IEEE Communications Society. Information on his projects, publications, talks, and teaching, standards and professional activities can be found at http://ali.begen.net.

RFCs

rfc5725 Feb 2010 Post-Repair Loss RLE Report Block Type for RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Extended Reports (XRs)
rfc5956 Sep 2010 Forward Error Correction Grouping Semantics in the Session Description Protocol
rfc6015 Oct 2010 RTP Payload Format for 1-D Interleaved Parity Forward Error Correction (FEC)
rfc6128 Feb 2011 RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Port for Source-Specific Multicast (SSM) Sessions
rfc6222 Apr 2011 Guidelines for Choosing RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Canonical Names (CNAMEs)
rfc6284 Jun 2011 Port Mapping between Unicast and Multicast RTP Sessions
rfc6285 Jun 2011 Unicast-Based Rapid Acquisition of Multicast RTP Sessions
rfc6332 Jul 2011 Multicast Acquisition Report Block Type for RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Extended Reports (XRs)
rfc6363 Oct 2011 Forward Error Correction (FEC) Framework
rfc6364 Oct 2011 Session Description Protocol Elements for the Forward Error Correction (FEC) Framework
rfc6659 Jul 2012 Considerations for Deploying the Rapid Acquisition of Multicast RTP Sessions (RAMS) Method
rfc6683 Aug 2012 Guidelines for Implementing Digital Video Broadcasting - IPTV (DVB-IPTV) Application-Layer Hybrid Forward Error Correction (FEC) Protection
rfc6801 Nov 2012 Pseudo Content Delivery Protocol (CDP) for Protecting Multiple Source Flows in the Forward Error Correction (FEC) Framework
rfc7022 Sep 2013 Guidelines for Choosing RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Canonical Names (CNAMEs)
rfc7104 Jan 2014 Duplication Grouping Semantics in the Session Description Protocol
rfc7197 Apr 2014 Duplication Delay Attribute in the Session Description Protocol
rfc7198 Apr 2014 Duplicating RTP Streams