Dr Muge Sayit

School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Dr Muge Sayit



Dr. Sayit is a Lecturer-Researcher at the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at University of Essex. Prior to this, after working as an Assistant Professor at the International Computer Institute at Ege University in Turkiye, she started serving as an Associate Professor in 2017 at the same university. Her research interests include multimedia streaming, Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization, and Next Generation Networks. Dr. Sayit actively contributes to the field as a member of the IEEE P1916.1 Standard for Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization Performance group. She has been working as a researcher in various R&D projects. Furthermore, she has lent her expertise to numerous international workshops and conferences, serving as an Organizing Committee member.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Group Project (CE903)

  • Team Project Challenge (CE201)


Journal articles (14)

Tüker, M., Karakış, E., Sayıt, M. and Clayman, S., (2024). Using packet trimming at the edge for in-network video quality adaption. Annals of Telecommunications. 79 (3-4), 197-210

Clayman, S. and Sayıt, M., (2023). Low Latency Low Loss Media Delivery Utilizing In-Network Packet Wash. Journal of Network and Systems Management. 31 (1)

Ozcan, SG. and Sayit, M., (2023). Multipath transmission aware ABR algorithm for SVC HAS. Computer Communications. 201, 20-36

Kalan, RS. and Sayit, M., (2021). SDN Assisted Codec, Path and Quality Selection for HTTP Adaptive Streaming. IEEE Access. 9, 129917-129932

Cetinkaya, C., Herguner, K., Hellge, C. and Sayit, M., (2020). Segment‐aware dynamic routing for DASH flows over software‐defined networks. International Journal of Network Management. 30 (4)

Sayit, M., Cetinkaya, C., Yildiz, HU. and Tavli, B., (2019). DASH-QoS: A scalable network layer service differentiation architecture for DASH over SDN. Computer Networks. 154, 12-25

Demirci, S., Yardimci, A., Sayit, M., Tunali, ET. and Bulut, H., (2017). A hierarchical P2P clustering framework for video streaming systems. Computer Standards & Interfaces. 49, 44-58

Karayer, E. and Sayit, M., (2016). A path selection approach with genetic algorithm for P2P video streaming systems. Multimedia Tools and Applications. 75 (23), 16039-16057

Sayit, M., Demirci, S., Kaymak, Y. and Tunali, ET., (2016). Adaptive, incentive and scalable dynamic tree overlay for P2P live video streaming. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications. 9 (6), 1074-1088

Uzakgider, T., Cetinkaya, C. and Sayit, M., (2015). Learning-based approach for layered adaptive video streaming over SDN. Computer Networks. 92, 357-368

Yildirim, S., Sayit, M. and Kardas, G., (2015). A belief‐desire‐intention agent architecture for partner selection in peer‐to‐peer live video streaming applications. Expert Systems. 32 (3), 327-343

TUNALI, ET. and SAYIT, M., (2015). Optimal backup parent pools for resilient multicast trees on peer-to-peer networks. TURKISH JOURNAL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCES. 23, 1338-1356

Teket, KD., Sayit, M. and Kardas, G., (2014). Software agents for peer‐to‐peer video streaming. IET Software. 8 (4), 184-192

Fesci-Sayit, M., Tunali, ET. and Tekalp, AM., (2012). Resilient peer-to-peer streaming of scalable video over hierarchical multicast trees with backup parent pools. Signal Processing: Image Communication. 27 (2), 113-125

Conferences (25)

Cetinkaya, C., Ozveren, Y. and Sayit, M., An SDN-assisted System Design for Improving performance of SVC-DASH

Karakis, E., Clayman, S., Tüker, M., Bozkaya, E. and Sayıt, M., (2023). Energy Aware Video Streaming from Drones with End-to-End Delivery using Packet Trimming

Karakış, E., Clayman, S., Tüker, M., Bozkaya, E. and Sayıt, M., (2023). Towards High Precision End-to-End Video Streaming from Drones using Packet Trimming

Clayman, S. and Sayit, M., (2022). The Effects of Packet Wash on SVC Video in Limited Bandwidth Environments

Clayman, S., Tuker, M., Arasan, H. and Sayit, M., (2021). Managing Video Processing and Delivery using Big Packet Protocol with SDN Controllers

Clayman, S. and Sayit, M., (2021). In-Network Scalable Video Adaption Using Big Packet Protocol

Clayman, S., Tuker, M., Arasan, H. and Sayit, M., (2021). The Future of Media Streaming Systems: Transferring Video over New IP

Kheibari, B. and Sayit, M., (2020). Quality estimation for DASH clients by using Deep Recurrent Neural Networks

Kalan, RS., Sayit, M. and Clayman, S., (2020). Multimedia Service Management with Virtualized Cache Migration

Sayit, M., Karayer, E., Phung, C-D., Secci, S. and Boumerdassi, S., (2019). Numerical evaluation of MPTCP schedulers in terms of throughput and reliability

Kalan, RS., Sayit, M. and Clayman, S., (2019). Optimal Cache Placement and Migration for Improving the Performance of Virtualized SAND

Ozcan, SG. and Sayit, M., (2019). Improving the QoE of DASH over SDN: A MCDM Method with an Intelligent Approach

Kalan, RS., Sayit, M. and Begen, AC., (2018). Implementation of SAND Architecture Using SDN

Clayman, S., Kalan, RS. and Sayit, M., (2018). Virtualized Cache Placement in an SDN/NFV Assisted SAND Architecture

Kalan, RS., Cetinkaya, C. and Sayit, M., (2017). Design of a layer-based video streaming system over software-defined networks

Herguner, K., Kalan, RS., Cetinkaya, C. and Sayit, M., (2017). Towards QoS-aware routing for DASH utilizing MPTCP over SDN

Bikas, S., Cetinkaya, C. and Sayit, M., (2017). Evaluation of MPTCP congestion control for DASH

Ozcan, SG., Kivilcim, T., Cetinkaya, C. and Sayit, M., (2017). Rate adaptation algorithm with backward quality increasing property for SVC-DASH

Cetinkaya, C. and Sayit, M., (2016). Video-on-demand system architecture with ALTO-SDN integration

Cetinkaya, C., Karayer, E., Sayit, M. and Hellge, C., (2014). SDN for segment based flow routing of DASH

Kaymak, Y., Teket, KD. and Sayit, MF., (2013). A study on ALTO-assisted P2P live video streaming systems

Teket, KD., Kaymak, Y., Sayit, M. and Kardas, G., (2013). Engineering a multi-agent system for peer-to-peer video streaming

Teket, KD. and Sayit, M., (2013). P2P video streaming with ALTO protocol: A simulation study

Fesci-Sayit, M., Tunali, ET. and Tekalp, AM., (2009). Bandwidth-aware multiple multicast tree formation for P2P scalable video streaming using hierarchical clusters

Muge Sayit and Gamze Seckin, (2007). Scalable video with raptor for wireless multicast networks



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