A project of the SAL research group is involved in the Google Summer of Code for the second time.
The P2PSP.org project, led by members of the High Performanze Computing and Algorithm research group, is taking part of the GSoC program as a mentor organziation for the second time, this is an international program in which Google awards stipends of 5500$ to all students who successfully complete a requested free and open-source software coding project during the summer.
Last year, three students of three diferent countries (Russia, India and Germany) worked on the project improving several aspect of the protocol. P2PSP is an open application-layer protocol (P2P based) for the real-time streaming of media content over the Internet. One of the most important goal of the project is to shape the future Internet TV.
The Students, advised by members of the research group, got to improve the protocol in several interesting topics such us security, efficiency and human-computer interaction.
Know more about the project at http://ww.p2psp.org
Juan Pablo García y Cristóbal Medina in the GSoC mentor summit in Google, California.