David Stezenbach and his colleagues from the University of Wuerzburg (Germany) received the award for the best "Communication Software 2011" offered by the GI/ITG Fachgruppe KuVS (Kommunikation und Verteilte Systeme).
The research project "AquareYoum" was initiated and financed by the BmBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Germany). AquareYoum (Application and Quality of Experience-Aware Resource Management for YouTube in Wireless Mesh Networks) is an application framework that offers the possibility to measure the QoE of a YouTube video stream with a client based application. Furthermore, techniques like traffic shaping and gateway selection were implemented in to enable the network operator to improve the endusers QoE in Wireless Mesh Networks.
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