Publications

Full list is here and list by time is here. Selected publications by areas are below.

Mobile Big Data and Data Mining

  • F. Xu, Z. Tu, Yong Li, P. Zhang, X. Fu, D. Jin. Trajectory Recovery From Ash: User Privacy Is NOT Preserved in Aggregated Mobility Data, in WWW 2017.
  • D. Wu, D. Arkhipov, T. Przepiorka, Yong Li, Q. Liu. No More Waiting: Enhancing Mobile Access to Online Social Networks with Opportunistic Optimization, in ACM UbiComp 2017 (IMWUT).
  • H. Wang, C. Gao, Yong Li, Z. Zhang, D. Jin, From Fingerprint to Footprint: Revealing Physical World Privacy Leakage by Cyberspace Cookie Logs , in ACM CIKM 2017.
  • H. Yan, Z. Lin, G. Wang Yong Li, H. Zheng, B. Zhao, D. Jin. , On Migratory Behavior in Video Consumption, in ACM CIKM 2017.
  • C. Yang, H. Yan, D. Yu, Yong Li, D. Chiu, Multi-site User Behavior Modeling and Its Application in Video Recommendation, in ACM SIGIR 2017.
  • H. Flores, X. Su, V. Kostakos, J. Riekki, E. Lagerspetz, S. Tarkoma, P. Hui, Yong Li, J. Manner, Modeling Mobile Code Acceleration in the Cloud, in IEEE ICDCS 2017.
  • J. Ding, R. Xu, Yong Li, H. Pan, D. Jin. Measurement-driven Modeling for Connection Density and Traffic Distribution in Large-scale Urban Mobile Networks, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, to appear.
  • J. Ding, Yong Li, P. Zhang, D. Jin. Time Dependent Pricing for Large-scale Mobile Networks of Urban Environment: Feasibility and Adaptability, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, to appear.
  • Z. Tu, K. Zhao, Yong Li, F. Xu, L. Su, D. Jin. Beyond k-anonymity: Protect Your Trajectory From Semantic Attack, in IEEE SECON 2017.
  • J. Huang, F. Xu, Y. LinYong Li. Predictability and Prediction of Human Mobility Based on Application-collected Location Data, in IEEE MASS 2017.
  • S. Zeng, H. Wang, Yong Li, D. Jin. On the Understanding of Mobile App Usage: Method and Applications, in IEEE MASS 2017.
  • F. Xu, J. Feng, P. Zhang Yong Li. Context-aware Real-time Population Estimation for Metropolis, in ACM UbiComp 2016, Honorable Mention Award
  • F. Xu, Yong Li, H. Wang, P. Zhang, D. Jin. Understanding Mobile Traffic Patterns of Large Scale Cellular Towers in Urban Environment, to appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
  • J. Ding, R. Xu, Yong Li, D. Jin, S. Chen. Measurement-driven Mobile Network Modeling in Large-scale Urban Environment, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, in revision.
  • H. Wang, Yong Li, Y. Chen, D. Jin. Co-Location Social Networks: Linking the Physical World and Cyberspace, to appear in IEEE/ACM ASONAM 2016.
  • M. Zhang, F. Xu, Yong Li. Mobile Data Traffic Decomposition for Understanding Human Urban Activities, to appear in IEEE MASS 2016.
  • J. Ding, X. Liu, Yong Li, D. Wu, D. Jin, S. Chen. Measurement-driven Capability Modeling for Mobile Network in Large-scale Urban Environment, to appear in IEEE MASS 2016.
  • H. Wang, F. Xu, Yong Li, P. Zhang, D. Jin. Understanding Mobile Traffic Patterns of Large Scale Cellular Towers in Urban Environment, to appear in ACM IMC 2015.
  • D. Wu, Q. Liu, Yong Li, J. A. McCann, A. C. Regan, N. Venkatasubramanian. Adaptive Lookup of Open WiFi using Crowdsensing, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2016.
  • Yong Li, F. Xu. Trace-driven Analysis for Location-Dependent Pricing in Mobile Cellular Networks, IEEE Network, to appear .
  • H. Wang, J. Ding, Yong Li, P. Hui, J. Yuan, D. Jin. Characterizing the Spatio-Temporal Inhomogeneity of Mobile Traffic in Large-scale Cellular Data Networks, in 7th HotPOST 2015, Best Paper Award .
  • F. Xu, Yong Li, M. Chen, S. Chen. Mobile Cellular Big Data: Link Cyberspace and Physical World with Social Ecology, IEEE Network, to appear .
  • F. Xu, Y. Lin, J. Huang, Yong Li, et al. Big Data Driven Mobile Traffic Understanding and Forecasting: A Time Series Approach, IEEE Transaction on Service Computing, to appear .
  • J. Liu, S. Xiao Yong Li, H. Song, D. Jin. NetWatch: End-to-end Network Performance Measurement as a Service for Cloud, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing.
  • J. Liu, H. Yan, Yong Li, D. WU, D. Jin. Cache Behavior Characterization and Validation over Large-scale Video Data, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology.
  • M. Chen, Y. Ma, Yong Li, D. Wu, Y. Zhang, C. Youn. Wearable 2.0: Enable Human-Cloud Integration in Next Generation Healthcare System, IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 54-61, Jan. 2017..
  • F. Xu, Yong Li, P. Zhang. Understanding Human Mobility in Large-Scale Urban Environment: Regularity and Randomness, in submission.

Device-to-Device and mmWave Communications & Networks for 5G

  • M. Haus, W. Waqas. A. Ding, Yong Li, T. Sasu, J. Ott.Security and Privacy in Device-to-Device (D2D) Communication, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, to appear.
  • L. Chen, Yong Li, et al. On Oblivious Neighbor Discovery in Distributed Wireless Networks with Directional Antennas: Theoretical Foundation and Algorithm Design, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, to appear.
  • Y. Zhao, Yong Li, N. Ge. Overlapping Coalition Formation Game for Resource Allocation in Network Coding Aided D2D Communications, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, to appear.
  • H. Zhang, Yong Li, Y. Li, S. Chen. Impact of Selfishness in Device-to-Device Communication Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • Y. Zhao, Yong Li, H. Zhang, N. Ge, J. Lu. Fundamental Tradeoffs on Energy-Aware D2D Communication Underlaying Cellular Networks: A Dynamic Graph Approach, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, to appear.
  • Y. Zhao, Yong Li, H. Mao, N. Ge. Social Community Aware Long-Range Link Establishment for Multi-hop D2D Communication Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • H. Zhang, Yong Li, D. Jin, S. Chen. Buffer-Aided Device-to-Device Communication: Opportunities and Challenges. IEEE Communications Magazine, to appear.
  • Y. Niu, C. Gao, Yong Li, D. Jin, L. Su, D. Wu. Boosting Spatial Reuse via Multiple Paths Multi-Hop Scheduling for Directional mmWave WPANs, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • Y. Niu, L. Su, C. Gao, Yong Li, D. Jin, Z. Han. Exploiting Device-to-Device Communications to Enhance Spatial Reuse for Popular Content Downloading in Directional mmWave Small Cells, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • Y. Zhao, Yong Li, N. Ge, Y. Cao, T. Jiang. Social-aware Resource Allocation for Device-to-Device Communications Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, to appear.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, P. Hui, H. Zhu. Optimal Base Station Scheduling for Device-to-Device Communication Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, to appear.
  • Y. Niu, C. Gao, Yong Li, D. Jin, L. Su, et al. Exploiting Device-to-Device Communications in Joint Scheduling of Access and Backhaul for mmWave Small Cells, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, to appear.
  • B. Zhang, Yong Li, D. Jin, Z. Han. Network Science Approach for Device Discovery in Mobile Device-to-Device Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • Y. Niu, Yong Li, D. Jin, L. Su, et al. A Survey of Millimeter Wave (mmWave) Communications for 5G: Opportunities and Challenges, Wireless Networks, to appear.
  • Y. Zhao, Yong Li, X. Chen, N. Ge. Joint Optimization of Resource Allocation and Relay Selection for Network Coding Aided Device-to-Device Communications. IEEE Communications Letters, to appear.
  • S. Su, Yong Li, S. Chen. Social-Aware Resource Allocation for Device-to-Device Communications Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, to appear.
  • B. Zhang, Yong Li, D. Jin, P. Hui, Z. Han. Social-Aware Peer Discovery for D2D Communications Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, to appear.
  • Yong Li, C. Song, D. Jin, S. Chen. A dynamic graph optimization framework for multihop device-to-device communication underlaying cellular networks, IEEE Wireless Communications, 2014, 21(5): 52-61.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, Z. Wang, P. Hui, L. Zeng, Sheng Chen. Multiple Mobile Data Offloading Through Disruption Tolerant Networks, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 13, No. 7, June 2014.
  • M. Chen, Y. Hao, Yong Li, et al. On The Computation Offloading at Ad Hoc Cloudlet: Architecture and Service Models. IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 53, No. 3, Apr. 2015.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, J. Yuan, Z. Han. Coalitional Games for Resource Allocation in the Device-to-Device Uplink Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2014, 13(7): 3965-3977.
  • Yong Li, T.Wu, D. Jin, P. Hui, et al., Social-Aware D2D Communications: Qualitative Insights and Quantitative Analysis, IEEE Communications Magazine, 2014, 52(6): 150-158.
  • Yong Li, Z. Wang, D. Jin, S. Chen. Optimal Mobile Content Downloading in Device-to-Device Communications Underlaying Cellular Network, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2014, 13(7): 3596-3608.
  • F. Wang, Yong Li, Z. Wang, Z. Yang. Social Community Aware Resource Allocation for D2D Communications Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • Y. Niu, Yong Li, D. Jin, D. Wu. Blockage Robust and Efficient Scheduling for Directional mmWave WPANs, IEEE Transactions Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • C. Gao, Yong Li, Y. Niu, D. Jin, S. Chen, Z. Han. Evaluating the Impact of User Behavior on D2D Communications in Millimeter-wave Small Cells, IEEE Transactions Vehicular Technology, to appear.

Software-Defined Networks (SDN) and Future Internet

  • H. Wang, Yong Li, Y. Zhang, D. Jin. Virtual Machine Migration Planning in Software-Defined Networks, IEEE Infocom 2015.
  • Y. Liu, Yong Li, Y. Wang, and J. Yuan. Survey on the Network Update for Software-Defined Networks: Opportunities and Challenges, IEEE Network Magazine, under major revision.
  • Y. Liu, Yong Li, Y. Wang, Y. Zhang, and J. Yuan. On the Resource Tradeoff of Flow Update in Software-Defined Networks, IEEE Communications Magazine, to appear.
  • H. Wang, Yong Li, Y. Zhang, D. Jin. Virtual Machine Migration Planning in Software-Defined Networks, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, to appear.
  • J. Liu, Yong Li, Y. Zhang, L. Su, D. Jin. Improve Service Chaining Performance with Optimized Middlebox Placement, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, to appear.
  • Yong Li, F. Zheng, et al. A Unified Control and Optimization Framework for Dynamical Service Chaining in Software-Defined NFV System, IEEE Wireless Communications, to appear.
  • J. He, D. Wu, X. Xie, M. Chen, Yong Li. Efficient Upstream Bandwidth Multiplexing for Cloud Video Recording Services, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, to appear.
  • Y. Niu, Yong Li, M. Chen, D. Jin, S. Chen. A Cross-Layer Design for Software Defined Millimeter-Wave Mobile Broadband System, IEEE Communications Magazine, to appear.
  • Yong Li and M. Chen. Software-defined Network Function Virtualization: A Survey. IEEE Access, to appear.
  • H. Wang, Yong Li, P. Hui, D. Jin, J. Wu. Saving Energy in Partially Deployed Software Defined Networks, IEEE Transactions on Computers, to appear.
  • J. Liu, Yong Li, M. Chen, D. Jin. Software-Defined Internet of Things for Smart Urban Sensing, IEEE Communications Magazine, to appear.
  • J. Liu, Yong Li, H. Wang, D. Jin, et al. Leveraging Software-Defined Networking for Security Policy Enforcement, Information Sciences, to appear (impact factor: 4.038).
  • M. Yang, Yong Li, D. Jin, L. Zeng, et al. Software-Defined and Virtualized Future Mobile and Wireless Networks: A Survey. ACM/Springer MONET, to appear.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, P. Hui, S. Chen. Delay Tolerant Network Protocol Testing and Evaluation, IEEE Communications Magazine, 2015, 53(1): 258-266.
  • M. Yang, Yong Li, L. Hu, B. Li, D. Jin, S. Chen, Z. Yan. Cross-Layer Software-Defined 5G Network. ACM/Springer MONET, to appear.
  • Z. Liu, Yong Li, D. Jin, et al. Enable Testing for Future Internet Architectures by Per-bit Customization, Computer Networks, 2014, 69: 121-132.
  • J. Liu, Yong Li, D. Jin. SDN-based Live VM Migration Across Datacenters, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 2014.
  • M. Yang, Yong Li, D. Jin, L. Su, S. Ma, L. Zeng. OpenRAN: A Software-defined RAN Architecture via Virtualization, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 2013, 43(4): 517-518.
  • Y. Zhou, X. Yang, Yong Li, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng. Incremental Re-Embedding Scheme for Evolving Virtual Network Requests, IEEE Communications Letters, 2013, 17(5): 1016-1019.
  • Z. Liu, Yong Li, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng. M2cloud: So ftware Defined Multi-site Data Center Network Control Framework for Multi-tenant, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 2013, 43(4): 549-550.

Vehicular Networks and Applications for Urban Computing

  • X. Zhu, Yong Li, D. Jin. Contact-Aware Optimal Resource Allocation for Mobile Data Offloading in Opportunistic Vehicular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, under major revision.
  • C. Liu, Yong Li, D. Jin. Quantify the Capability of Vehicular Fog Computing, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, under major revision.
  • X. Ran, Yong Li.On the Opportunistic Topology of Vehicular Networks in Urban Mobility Environment , IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, under revision.
  • C. Wang, Yong Li, D. Jin. On the Serviceability of Mobile Vehicular Cloudlets in Large-scale Urban Environment, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, to appear.
  • X. Hou, Yong Li, M. Chen, D. Wu, D. Jin, S. Chen. Vehicular Fog Computing: A Viewpoint of Vehicles As the Infrastructures, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, P. Hui, S. Chen. Contact-Aware Data Replication in Roadside Unit Aided Vehicular Delay Tolerant Networks, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, to appear.
  • X. Hou, Yong Li, D. Jin, S. Chen. Modeling the Impact of Mobility on the Connectivity of Vehicular Networks in Large-Scale Urban Environment, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, P. Hui, Z. Wang, S. Chen. Limits of Predictability for Large Scale Urban Vehicular Mobility, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2014, 15(6): 2671-2682.
  • Yong Li, X. Zhu, D. Jin, D. Wu. Multiple Content Dissemination in Roadside Unit Aided Vehicular Opportunistic Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2014, 63(8): 3947-3956.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, Z. Wang, L. Zeng, S. Chen. Coding or Not. Optimal Mobile Data Offloading in Opportunistic Vehicular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2014, 15 (1):318-333.
  • Yong Li, W. Ren, D. Jin, P. Hui, L. Zeng, D. Wu. Potential Predictability of Vehicular Staying Time for Large Scale Urban Environment, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,2014, 63(1):322-333.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, Z. Wang, P. Hui, S. Chen. A Markov Jump Process Model for Urban Vehicular Mobility: Modeling and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2014, 13(9):1911-1926.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, Z. Wang, L. Zeng, S. Chen, Exponential and Power Law Distribution of Contact Duration in Urban Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 2013, 20 (1):110-113.
  • Yong Li, Z. Wang, D. Jin, L. Zeng, S. Chen, Collaborative Vehicular Content Dissemination with Directional Antennas, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2012, 13(99):1-6.
  • Yong Li, P. Hui, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng. Revealing Contact Duration Patterns in Large Scale Urban Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 2012, 42(4): 299-300.

Mobile Cloud Computing and Opportunistic Networks

  • D. Huang, H. Pan, S. Zhang, Yong Li, H. Qian. Link Pattern and Duration Prediction in Opportunistic Networks with Kernel Regression. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, under major revision.
  • M. Chen, Y. Zhang, Yong Li, S. Mao, V. Leung. EMC: Emotion-aware mobile cloud computing in 5G. IEEE Network, to appear.
  • H. Flores, P. Hui, S. Tarkoma, Yong Li, S. Srirama, R. Buyya. Mobile Code Offloading: From Concept to Practice and Beyond, IEEE Communications Magazine, to appear.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, P. Hui, S. Chen. Delay Tolerant Network Protocol Testing and Evaluation, IEEE Communications Magazine, 2015, 53(1): 258-266.
  • M. Chen, Y. Zhang, Yong Li, M. Hassan, A. Alamri. AIWAC: Affective Interaction Through WearAble Computing and Cloud Technology, IEEE Wireless Communications, to appear.
  • C. Wang, Yong Li, D. Jin. Mobility-Assisted Opportunistic Computation Offloading. IEEE Communications Letters, 2014, 18(10): 1779-1782.
  • Yong Li, M. Qian, D. Jin, P. Hui, et al. Revealing the Efficiency of Information Diffusion in Online Social Networks of Microblog, Information Sciences, 2015, 293: 383-389 (impact factor: 4.038).
  • Yong Li, Z. Wang, D. Jin, L. Zeng, S. Chen. An Optimal Relaying Scheme for Delay Tolerant Networks with Heterogeneous Mobile Nodes, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2013, 62(5): 2239-2252.
  • Yong Li, P. Hui, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng. Optimal Distributed Malware Defense in Mobile Networks with Heterogeneous Devices, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Published in 13 Dec. 2012.
  • Yong Li, Z. Wang, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng, S. Chen. Optimal Beaconing Control for Epidemic Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2012, 61(1):311-320.
  • Yong Li, G. Su, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng, D. Wu. The Impact of Node Selfishness on Multicasting in Delay Tolerant Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2011, 60(5):2224 – 2238.
  • Yong Li, Y. Gong, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng, P. Hui. Towards an optimal malware defense system for DTN with heterogeneous devices, ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review, 2010, 14(4): 49-51.
  • Yong Li, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng, Stability and Scalability Properties for Dynamic Content Updates Over Delay Tolerant Networks, IEEE ICCCN 2011.
  • Yong Li, P. Hui, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng, “Optimal Malware Defense for Heterogeneous Mobile Networks”, IEEE SECON 2011.
  • Yong Li, P. Hui, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng. Evaluating the Impact of Social Selfishness on the Epidemic Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks, IEEE Communications Letters, 2010, 14(11):1026-1028.
  • Yong Li, Y. Jiang, D. Jin, L. Su, L. Zeng, D. Wu. Energy-Efficient Optimal Opportunistic Forwarding for Delay Tolerant Networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2010, 59(9):5400-4512.