DASHing towards Hollywood

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DASHing towards Hollywood. / Ahsan, Saba; McQuistin, Stephen; Perkins, Colin; Ott, Jörg.

Proceedings of the 9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2018. 2018. p. 1-12.

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Ahsan, S, McQuistin, S, Perkins, C & Ott, J 2018, DASHing towards Hollywood. in Proceedings of the 9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2018. pp. 1-12, ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12/06/2018. https://doi.org/10.1145/3204949.3204959

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Ahsan, S., McQuistin, S., Perkins, C., & Ott, J. (2018). DASHing towards Hollywood. In Proceedings of the 9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2018 (pp. 1-12) https://doi.org/10.1145/3204949.3204959

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Ahsan S, McQuistin S, Perkins C, Ott J. DASHing towards Hollywood. In Proceedings of the 9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2018. 2018. p. 1-12 https://doi.org/10.1145/3204949.3204959

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Ahsan, Saba ; McQuistin, Stephen ; Perkins, Colin ; Ott, Jörg. / DASHing towards Hollywood. Proceedings of the 9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2018. 2018. pp. 1-12

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