Conference and Workshop Publications

  1. Huan Yang, Liang Cheng, and Xiaoguang Ma, Analyzing Worst-Case Delay Performance of IEC 61850-9-2 Process Bus Networks Using Measurements and Network Calculus, in the Proceeding of The Eighth International Conference on Future Energy Systems (ACM e-Energy), Hong Kong, May 17-19, 2017. [PDF]
  2. Huan Yang, Liang Cheng, and Mooi Choo Chuah, Modeling DNP3 Traffic Characteristics of Field Devices in SCADA Systems of the Smart Grid, 2017 Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems, Part of CPS Week, Pittsburgh, PA, April 21, 2017. [PDF]
  3. Huan Yang, Liang Cheng, and Mooi Choo Chuah, Evaluation of Utility-Privacy Trade-Offs of Data Manipulation Techniques for Smart Metering, 2016 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS): International Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems Security (CPS-Sec), Philadelphia, PA, October 19, 2016. [PDF]
  4. Huan Yang, Liang Cheng, and Mooi Choo Chuah, Detecting Peer-to-Peer Botnets in SCADA Systems, 2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference: Workshops: Cyber-Physical Smart Grid Security and Resilience, Washington DC, December 4, 2016. [PDF]
  5. Suk-Un Yoon and Liang Cheng, A Novel Topology Control with Reconfigurable Radio for Sustainable Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications (SustainCom 2016), Atlanta, GA, October 8th – 10th, 2016.
  6. Taian Fan, Tian Xia, and Liang Cheng, Antenna Performance under Geo-property Variations for Real-time Underground Tomography, in Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2016), Beijing, China, July 10-15, 2016.
  7. Yanhong Yang, Huan Yang, Liang Cheng, and Xiaotong Zhang, Optimal Time and Channel Assignment for Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proceedings of IEEE MASS 2015 (i.e. The 12th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems), Dallas, TX, Oct. 19-22, 2015.
  8. Bjoern Dusza, Christoph Ide, Liang Cheng, and Christian Wietfeld, An Accurate Measurement-Based Power Consumption Model for LTE Uplink Transmissions, INFOCOM 2013 Demo/Poster Session, Turin, Italy, April 2013.
  9. Yuehua Wang, Zhong Zhou, Ling Liu, Liang Cheng, and Wei Wu, Topological Similarity-based Scheme for Large-scale Group Communication Services, Proceedings of IEEE 21st Int. Conf on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN 2012), Munich, Germany, July 30 – Aug. 02, 2012.
  10. Lisa Frye, Liang Cheng, and Jeff Heflin, An Ontology-Based System to Identify Complex Network Attacks, accepted by The First IEEE International Workshop on Security and Forensics in Communication Systems, part of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Ottawa, Canada, June 10-15, 2012. [PDF]
  11. Xiaotong Zhang, Qiong Luo, Liang Cheng, Yadong Wan, Hongling Song and Yanhong Yang, CRTRA: Coloring Route-Tree based Resource Allocation Algorithm for Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks, accepted by 2012 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, April 1-4, 2012.
  12. Suk-Un Yoon, Liang Cheng, Ehsan Ghazanfari, Zi Wang, Xiaotong Zhang, Sibel Pamukcu, Muhannad T. Suleiman, Subsurface Monitoring using Low Frequency Wireless Signal Networks, in the WIP session of IEEE Percom 2012, Lugano, Switzerland, March 19-23, 2012. [PDF]
  13. Ehsan Ghazanfari, Suk-Un Yoon, Sibel Pamukcu, Muhannad T. Suleiman, Liang Cheng, Real time global subsurface monitoring using new application of wireless signal networks, proof of concept, ASCE Geo-congress Conference, March 2012.
  14. Ehsan Ghazanfari, Suk-Un Yoon, Sibel Pamukcu, Muhannad T. Suleiman, and Liang Cheng, Challenges of subsurface geo-sensing and monitoring using wireless signal networks, Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2012, March 2012.
  15. Siavash Dorvash, Xu Li, Shamim Pakzad, and Liang Cheng, Network Architecture Design of an Agile Sensing System with Sandwich Wireless Sensor Nodes, Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2012, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
  16. Suk-Un Yoon, Liang Cheng, Ehsan Ghazanfari, Sibel Pamukcu, and Muhannad T. Suleiman, A radio propagation model for wireless underground sensor networks, in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, Houston, TX, December 2011. [PDF]
  17. Zi Wang, Shamim N. Pakzad, and Liang Cheng, Sandwich node architecture for task preemption in wireless sensor networks for structural health monitoring applications, in Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, September 13-15, 2011.
  18. Elizabeth Labuz, Shamim Pakzad, and Liang Cheng, Damage Detection and Localization in Structures: A Statistics Based Algorithm Using a Densely Clustered Sensor Network, in Proceedings of the 2011 Structures Congress, Las Vegas, April 14-16, 2011.
  19. Lisa Frye, Liang Cheng, and Randy Kaplan, A Methodology to Identify Complex Network Attacks, in Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM’11), Las Vegas, July 18-21, 2011. [PDF]
  20. Xu Li and Liang Cheng, Determinate Bounds of Design Parameters for Critical Connectivity in Wireless Multi-hop Line Networks, in Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference 2011, Cancun, Mexico, March 28-31, 2011.
  21. Suk-Un Yoon, Liang Cheng, Ehsan Ghazanfari, Sibel Pamukcu, Muhannad T. Suleiman, Subsurface geo-applications of wireless signal networks, in Proceedings of the SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2011, San Diego, California, March 6-10, 2011.
  22. Xu Li, Siavash Dorvash, Liang Cheng, Shamim Pakzad, An implementation of a data-transmission pipelining algorithm on imote2 platforms, in Proceedings of the SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2011, San Diego, California, March 6-10, 2011.
  23. Ehsan Ghazanfari, Suk-Un Yoon, Yi Dong, Xu Li, Carlos Medina, Donald Seserko, Liang Cheng, Tae Sup Yun, and Sibel Pamukcu, Subsurface Geo-event Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proceedings of the Geo-Frontiers 2011, Dallas, TX, Mar. 13-16, 2011.
  24. Lisa Frye and Liang Cheng, A Network Management System for a Heterogeneous, Multi-tier Network, in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2010, Miami, FL, Dec. 6-10, 2010.
  25. Xu Li and Liang Cheng, Critical Link Quality for Ad-hoc Wireless Networks, in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2010 Student Workshop, San Diego, California, March 14, 2010.
  26. S. Dorvash, S.N. Pakzad, E. Labuz, M. Chang, X. Li, L. Cheng, Validation of a Wireless Sensor Network using Local Damage Detection algorithm for Beam-Column Connections, in Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2010, San Diego, California, March 7-11 2010. [PDF]
  27. Xu Li, Siavash Dorvash, Liang Cheng, and Shamim Pakzad, Pipelining in Structural-Health-Monitoring Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2010, San Diego, California, March 7-11 2010.
  28. Xu Li, Tae sup Yun, Liang Cheng, Sibel Pamukcu and Yi Dong, In-situ Geo-characterization Using Wireless Functional Signals, in Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2010, San Diego, California, March 7-11 2010.
  29. Jianshuang Cui, Liang Cheng, and Tieke Li, A Multistage Algorithm for the Job Shop Scheduling Problem, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) 2009, Hong Kong, Dec. 8-11, 2009.
  30. Liang Cheng and Shamim Pakzad, Agility of Wireless Sensor Networks for Earthquake Monitoring of Bridges, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Networked Sensing Systems (INSS’09), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, June 17 – 19, 2009.
  31. Qing Ye and Liang Cheng, DTP: Double-pairwise Time Protocol for Disruption Tolerant Networks, in the Proceeding of the 28th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2008), pp. 345-352, Beijing, China, June 17 – 20, 2008. (Nominated for the Best Paper Award)
  32. Shengpu Liu and Liang Cheng, Active Message Oriented Adaptation Middleware for Collaborative Applications in Heterogeneous Environments, in Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2008), pp. 1866-1870, Beijing, China, May 19-23, 2008. [PDF]
  33. Qing Ye, Liang Cheng, Mooi Choi Chuah, and Brian D. Davison, SHIM: A Scalable Hierarchical Inter-domain Multicast Approach for Disruption Tolerant Networks, in Proceedings of ACM International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference 2007 (IWCMC’07), pp. 170-175, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 12-16, 2007. [PDF]
  34. Jun Peng and Liang Cheng, Exploring a new approach to collision avoidance in wireless ad hoc networks, in the proceeding of Networking 2007, published in Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science (ISSN 0302-9743), Vol. 4479, pp. 462-474, 2007.
  35. Shengpu Liu and Liang Cheng, Local Tree Based Geometric Routing, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications 2007 (ICC 2007), pp. 5478-5483, Glasgow, Scotland, June 24-28, 2007.
  36. Jun Peng and Liang Cheng, Priority-ensured medium access in ad hoc networks, in the Proceeding of the 26th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), pp. 170-177, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 11-13, 2007.
  37. Qiang Wang and Liang Cheng, FEAT: improving accuracy in end-to-end available bandwidth measurement, in Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM 2006, pp. 1-4, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 27 – Dec. 1, 2006. [PDF]
  38. Jun Peng, Liang Cheng, and Biplab Sikdar, A new MAC protocol for wireless packet networks, in the Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM 2006, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 27 -Dec. 1, 2006.
  39. Wenbin Ma and Liang Cheng, Network Modeling and Policies for Traffic Groooming in Heterogeneous WDM Grooming Networks, in Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on Telecommunication Systems – Modeling and Analysis, pp. 227-240, Reading, PA, October 5-8, 2006.
  40. Shengpu Liu and Liang Cheng, Efficient Data Compression in Wireless Sensor Networks for Civil Infrastructure Health Monitoring, in the Proceeding of 2006 International Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (also in the Proceeding of the 3rd IEEE Annual Communications Society Conference on Sensor and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks – SECON’06), New York City, pp. 823-829, June 2006.
  41. Qing Ye, Liang Cheng, Mooi Choo Chuah, and Brian D. Davison, OS-multicast: On-demand Situation-aware Multicasting in Disruption Tolerant Networks, in Proceedings of IEEE VTC2006-Spring, Vol. 1, pp. 96-100, Melbourne, Australia, May 7-10, 2006. [PDF]
  42. Mooi-Choo Chuah, Peng Yang, Brian D. Davison, and Liang Cheng, Store-and-Forward Performance in a DTN, in Proceedings of IEEE VTC2006-Spring, Vol. 1, pp. 187-191, Melbourne, Australia, May 7-10, 2006
  43. Lisa Frye, Liang Cheng, Shenfu Du, and Michael W. Bigrigg, Topology maintenance of wireless sensor networks in node failure-prone environments, in Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, pp. 886 – 891, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April 23-25, 2006. [PDF]
  44. Jun Peng and Liang Cheng, Revisiting Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA), in the Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference on Information Science and Systems (CISS’06) at Princeton, New Jersey,  March 2006.
  45. Mooi Choo Chuah, Liang Cheng, and Brian D. Davison, Enhanced disruption and fault tolerant network architecture for bundle delivery (EDIFY), in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2005 Advances for Networks & Internet, Vol. 2, pp. 807-812, St. Louis, Missouri, 28 November – 2 December, 2005.
  46. Hua Lin and Liang Cheng, Modeling network bandwidth of IEEE 802.11 wireless local area networks, in Proceedings of IEEE SMC 2005: International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 3563-3568, Hawaii, October 10-12, 2005.
  47. Qiang Wang, Qing Ye, and Liang Cheng, An inter-application and inter-client priority-based QoS proxy architecture for heterogeneous networks, in Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2005), pp. 819 – 824, June 27-30, 2005.
  48. Qing Ye, Dale Parson, and Liang Cheng, Hybrid open hash tables for network processors, 2005 IEEE Workshop on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR’05), pp. 113 – 117, Hong Kong, China, May 12-14, 2005.
  49. Liang Cheng, Multi-hop positioning and risk-tolerant robust wireless sensor networks, in the Conference CD Proceedings of Working Together: R&D Partnerships in Homeland Security, Boston, MA, April 27-28, 2005.
  50. Yunfeng Zhang and Liang Cheng, Issues in applying wireless sensor networks to health monitoring of large-scale civil infrastructure systems, ASCE Structure Congress 2005, New York City, New York, April 20-24, 2005.
  51. Qing Ye and Liang Cheng, A study of reconnecting the partitioned wireless sensor networks, Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Conference on Networking (ICN’05), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3420, Part I., pp. 561-568, Reunion Island, April 17-21, 2005.
  52. Qing Ye and Liang Cheng, Secure wireless sensor networks with network processors, 2005 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, The Johns Hopkins University, March 16-18, 2005
  53. Qiang Wang and Liang Cheng, A flexible awareness measurement and management architecture for adaptive applications, IEEE Globecom 2004, pp. 2118-2122, Dallas, November 29 – December 3, 2004. [PDF]
  54. Yuecheng Zhang and Liang Cheng, A distributed protocol for multi-hop underwater robot positioning, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics 2004, pp. 480 – 484, Shenyang, August 22-26, 2004.
  55. Qiang Wang and Liang Cheng, AwareWare: an adaptation middleware for heterogeneous environments, in Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2004), Vol. 3, pp. 1406-1410, Paris, June 20-24, 2004. [PDF]
  56. Liang Cheng, Yuecheng Zhang, Tian Lin, and Qing Ye, Integration of wireless sensor networks, wireless local area networks and the Internet, in Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC2004), pp.462-467, Taipei,   March 21-24, 2004. [PDF]
  57. Yuecheng Zhang and Liang Cheng, Floossiping: A new routing protocol for wireless sensor networks, in Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC2004), pp. 1218-1223, Taipei, March 21-24, 2004. [pdf]
  58. Liang Cheng, Tian Lin, Yuecheng Zhang, and Qing Ye, Monitoring wireless sensor networks by heterogeneous collaborative groupware, ISA/IEEE Sensors for Industry Conference (Sicon’04), pp. 130-134, New Orleans, January 27-29, 2004.
  59. Wenbin Ma, Baoning Wu, Wei Zhang, and Liang Cheng, Implementation of a lightweight service advertisement and discovery protocol for mobile ad hoc networks, IEEE Globecom 2003, pp. 1023-1027, San Francisco, December 1-5, 2003. [PDF]
  60. Wenbin Ma and Liang Cheng, A succinct generic graph model for heterogeneous WDM grooming networks, the 2nd International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks, Bangalore,   October 20-22, 2003.
  61. Yuecheng Zhang and Liang Cheng, A robust affordable routing in wireless sensor networks, in Proceedings of VTC 2003 – Wireless Ad hoc, Sensor, and Wearable Networks, pp. 2829-2833, Orlando, October 6-9, 2003.
  62. Liang Cheng, Wireless awareness service for wireless intelligent networks, in Proceedings of the 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Communication (APCC2003), Vol. 2, pp. 561-564, Penang, September 21-24, 2003.
  63. Yuecheng Zhang and Liang Cheng, Cross-layer optimization for sensor networks, New York Metro Area Networking Workshop 2003, New York City, September 12, 2003.
  64. Jian Zhang, Liang Cheng, and Ivan Marsic, Models for non-intrusive estimation of wireless link bandwidth, in Proceeding of Personal Wireless Communication 2003, published in Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science (ISSN 0302-9743), Vol. 2775, pp. 334-348, 2003.
  65. Liang Cheng and Ivan Marsic, Modeling and prediction of session throughput of constant bit rate streams in wireless data networks, in Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’03), Vol. 3, pp. 1733-1741, New Orleans, March 16-20, 2003. [PDF]
  66. Liang Cheng, Service advertisement and discovery in mobile ad hoc networks, Workshop on Ad hoc Communications and Collaboration in Ubiquitous Computing Environments, in conjunction with the ACM 2002 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, New Orleans, November 16-20, 2002.
  67. Liang Cheng and Ivan Marsic, Lightweight models for prediction of wireless link dynamics in wireless/mobile local area networks, in Proceedings of the IEEE 2002 Sarnoff Symposium on Advances in Wired and Wireless Communications, pp. 98-101, Ewing, March 13, 2002
  68. Liang Cheng and Ivan Marsic, Bandwidth measurement in xDSL networks, in Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on ATM (ICATM2001), pp. 222-226, Seoul, April 23-25, 2001 (a Best Paper selected for Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering).
  69. Liang Cheng and Ivan Marsic, Service discovery and invocation for mobile ad hoc networked appliances, in the CDROM Proceeding of the 2nd International Workshop on Networked Appliances (IWNA 2000), New Brunswick, November 30 – December 1, 2000. [PDF]
  70. Liang Cheng and Ivan Marsic, User-domain multiservice architecture for wired and wireless IP networks, in Proceedings of the 1st IEEE European Conference on Universal Multiservice Networks (ECUMN 2000), pp. 272-282, Colmar, October 2-4, 2000.
  71. Liang Cheng and Ivan Marsic, Wireless awareness for multimedia applications, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication Technologies (ICCT2000), pp. 1376-1382, Beijing, August 21-24, 2000.
  72. Liang Cheng and Ivan Marsic, Multi-level reliability in multimedia collaboration over heterogeneous networks, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimedia and Exposition (ICME 2000), pp. 501-504, New York City, July 30 – August 2, 2000.
  73. Liang Cheng and Ivan Marsic, Hybrid cluster computing with mobile objects, in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on High-Performance Computing in the Asia-Pacific Region (HPC-Asia 2000), pp. 909-914, Beijing, May 14-17, 2000. [PDF]
  74. Multiple papers in Chinese published before Year 2000 during the Master’s degree study at Tsinghua.

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