Colin Perkins

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Colin Perkins is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow. His research focusses on transport protocols for real-time and interactive multimedia, and on network protocol design, implementation, and specification. He’s been a participant in the IETF and IRTF since 1996, working primarily in the transport area where he co-chairs the RMCAT working group and is a past chair of the AVT and MMUSIC working groups, and in related IRTF research groups. He proposed and co-chaired the first Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW), and has been a long-term participant in the Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP) awarding committee. He received his BEng in Electronic Engineering in 1992, and PhD in 1996, both from the Department of Electronics at the University of York.

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RFCs (34)

rfc2198 Sep 1997 RTP Payload for Redundant Audio Data
Cited by 44 RFCs
rfc2354 Jun 1998 Options for Repair of Streaming Media
Cited by 8 RFCs
rfc2736 Dec 1999 Guidelines for Writers of RTP Payload Format Specifications
Cited by 21 RFCs
rfc2974 Oct 2000 Session Announcement Protocol
Cited by 68 RFCs
rfc3158 Aug 2001 RTP Testing Strategies
rfc3259 May 2002 A Message Bus for Local Coordination
rfc3497 Mar 2003 RTP Payload Format for Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) 292M Video
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc4421 Feb 2006 RTP Payload Format for Uncompressed Video: Additional Colour Sampling Modes
rfc4566 Jul 2006 SDP: Session Description Protocol
Cited by 239 RFCs
rfc5761 Apr 2010 Multiplexing RTP Data and Control Packets on a Single Port
Cited by 31 RFCs
rfc5762 Apr 2010 RTP and the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP)
Cited by 5 RFCs
rfc5968 Sep 2010 Guidelines for Extending the RTP Control Protocol (RTCP)
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc6051 Nov 2010 Rapid Synchronisation of RTP Flows
Cited by 11 RFCs
rfc6222 Apr 2011 Guidelines for Choosing RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Canonical Names (CNAMEs)
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc6336 Jul 2011 IANA Registry for Interactive Connectivity Establishment (ICE) Options
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc6562 Mar 2012 Guidelines for the Use of Variable Bit Rate Audio with Secure RTP
Cited by 13 RFCs
rfc6679 Aug 2012 Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) for RTP over UDP
Cited by 20 RFCs
rfc6773 Nov 2012 DCCP-UDP: A Datagram Congestion Control Protocol UDP Encapsulation for NAT Traversal
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc7022 Sep 2013 Guidelines for Choosing RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Canonical Names (CNAMEs)
Cited by 12 RFCs
rfc7198 Apr 2014 Duplicating RTP Streams
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc7201 Apr 2014 Options for Securing RTP Sessions
Cited by 28 RFCs
rfc7202 Apr 2014 Securing the RTP Framework: Why RTP Does Not Mandate a Single Media Security Solution
Cited by 17 RFCs
rfc8015 Nov 2016 RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Extended Report (XR) Block for Independent Reporting of Burst/Gap Discard Metrics
Cited by 1 RFC
rfc8083 Mar 2017 Multimedia Congestion Control: Circuit Breakers for Unicast RTP Sessions
Cited by 13 RFCs
rfc8108 Mar 2017 Sending Multiple RTP Streams in a Single RTP Session
Cited by 10 RFCs
rfc8834 Jan 2021 Media Transport and Use of RTP in WebRTC
Cited by 10 RFCs
rfc8860 Jan 2021 Sending Multiple Types of Media in a Single RTP Session
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc8861 Jan 2021 Sending Multiple RTP Streams in a Single RTP Session: Grouping RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Reception Statistics and Other Feedback
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc8866 Jan 2021 SDP: Session Description Protocol
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc8872 Jan 2021 Guidelines for Using the Multiplexing Features of RTP to Support Multiple Media Streams
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc8888 Jan 2021 RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Feedback for Congestion Control
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc8922 Oct 2020 A Survey of the Interaction between Security Protocols and Transport Services
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc9065 Jul 2021 Considerations around Transport Header Confidentiality, Network Operations, and the Evolution of Internet Transport Protocols
rfc9075 Jul 2021 Report from the IAB COVID-19 Network Impacts Workshop 2020