About

I have graduated.

As a PhD student I was advised by Ramesh Govindan. My PhD thesis is based on Understanding and Improving Internet Video Delivery.

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Publications

AViC: A Cache for Adaptive Bitrate Video
Zahaib Akhtar, Yaguang Li, Ramesh Govindan, Emir Halepovic, Shuai Hao, Yan Liu, Subhabrata Sen
CoNEXT 2019 [PDF]

Understanding Video Management Planes
Zahaib Akhtar*, Yun Seong Nam*, Jessica Chen, Ramesh Govindan, Ethan Katz-Bassett, Sanjay Rao, Jibin Zhan, Hui Zhang
IMC 2018 [PDF][Slides][Talk]

Oboe: Auto-tuning Video ABR Algorithms to Network Conditions.
Zahaib Akhtar*, Yun Seong Nam*, Ramesh Govindan, Sanjay Rao, Jessica Chen, Ethan Katz-Bassett, Bruno Martins Ribeiro, Jibin Zhan, Hui Zhang.
SIGCOMM 2018 [PDF][Slides]

Context Adaptive Thresholding and Entropy Coding for Very Low Complexity JPEG Transcoding.
Xing Xu, Zahaib Akhtar, Wyatt Lloyd, Antonio Ortega, Ramesh Govindan.
ICASSP 2016

DBit: Assessing Statistically Significant Differences in CDN Performance
Zahaib Akhtar, Alefiya Hussain, Ethan Katz-Bassett, Ramesh Govindan.
TMA 2016 [PDF] and Elsevier Computer Networks Journal 2016

Loss Differentiation: Moving onto High-Speed Wireless LANs.
Ruwaifa Anwar, Kamran Nishat, Mohsin Ali, Zahaib Akhtar, Haseeb Niaz, Ihsan Ayyub Qazi.
INFOCOM 2014

Complexity Scalable IDCT Based Approaches for Power Efficient Video Decoding
Zahaib Akhtar, Mehar Ali, Nadeem A. Khan, Jahangir Ikram.
ICASSP 2012

(* equal contribution)