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Books and Book Chapters

1.      Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Optimal parallel scheduling algorithms in WDM packet interconnects,” in “Handbook of Parallel Computing: Models, Algorithms, and Applications,” S. Rajasekaran (Eds), Chapman and Hall/CRC Press.

 

Referred Journal Papers

1.      J. Xie*, W. Hu* and Z. Zhang, “Efficient software partial packet recovery in 802.11 wireless LANs,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Computers. [accepted] [IEEE final]

2.      Z. Zhang, S. Bronson*, J. Xie*, W. Hu*, “Employing the one-sender-multiple-receiver technique in wireless LANs,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Networking. [accepted] [IEEE final]

3.      L. Liu, Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Pipelining packet scheduling in a low latency optical packet switch,” IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 30, no. 12, pp. 1869-1881, June 2012. [accepted] [IEEE final]

4.      Z. Zhang, “A New Bound on the Performance of the Bandwidth Puzzle,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security,  vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 731-742, April 2012.[accepted] [IEEE final]

5.      Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Enhancing downlink performance in wireless networks by simultaneous multiple packet transmission,” IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 706-718, May 2009.   [paper]

6.      C. Ma, Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Battery-aware scheduling in wireless mesh networks,” ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), vol. 13, pp. 228-241, 2008.

7.      Z. Zhang, M. Ma and Y. Yang, “Energy efficient multi-hop polling in clusters of two-layered heterogeneous sensor networks,” IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 231-245, February 2008. [paper]

8.      Z. Zhang, L. Liu and Y. Yang, “Slotted optical burst switching (SOBS) networks,” Journal of Computer Communications, vol. 30, no. 18, pp. 3471-3479, December 2007.

9.      Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “A novel analytical model for switches with shared buffer,” IEEE Transactions on Networking, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 1191-1203, October 2007. [paper]

10.  C. Ma, Y. Yang and Z. Zhang, “Constructing battery-aware virtual backbones in wireless sensor networks,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, no. 1, January, 2007.

11.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “On-line optimal wavelength assignment in WDM networks with shared wavelength converter pool,” IEEE Transactions on Networking, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 234- 246, February, 2007. [paper]

12.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Performance modeling of bufferless WDM packet switching networks with wavelength conversion,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 54, no. 8, pp. 1473- 1480, August 2006. [paper]

13.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Low-loss switching fabric design for recirculating buffer in WDM optical packet switching networks using arrayed waveguide grating routers,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 54, no. 8, pp. 1469- 1472, August 2006. [paper]

14.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “WDM optical interconnects with recirculating buffering and limited range wavelength conversion,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 466-480, May 2006. [paper]

15.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Optimal scheduling in buffered WDM interconnects with limited range wavelength conversion capability,” IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 71-82, January 2006. [paper]

16.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Performance analysis of k-fold multicast networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 308-314, February 2005. [paper]

17.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Optimal scheduling algorithms in WDM optical interconnects with limited range wavelength conversion capability,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 1012-1026, November 2004. [paper]

 

Referred Conference Papers

1.      S. Zhou* and Z. Zhang, “L2Relay: Design and implementation of a layer 2 Wi-Fi packet relay protocol,” to appear in Proc. of IEEE ICNP, Gottingen, Germany, October 2013. 10 pages. Acceptance rate:  18% (46/251). [accepted] [IEEE final]

2.      W. Hu*, J. Xie* and Z. Zhang, “Practical opportunistic routing in high-speed multi-rate wireless mesh networks,” in Proc. of ACM Mobihoc, Bangalore, India, August 2013. 10 pages. Acceptance rate:  10.3% (24/234). [accepted] [ACM final]

3.      H. Lu*, S. Zhou* and Z. Zhang, “Retransmission rate selection for block-based partial packet recovery,” in  Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Anaheim, CA, USA, December 2012. 6 pages.  Acceptance rate: 37.7% (966/2560). [accepted] [IEEE final].

4.      Z. Zhang,“Analog Bloom Filter: Efficient simultaneous query for wireless networks,” in  Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Anaheim, CA, USA, December 2012. 7 pages.  Acceptance rate:37.7% (966/2560). [accepted] [IEEE final].

5.      Z. Zhang, W. Hu*,  and  J. Xie*,“ Employing coded relay in multi-hop wireless networks,” in  Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Anaheim, CA, USA, December 2012. 7 pages.  Acceptance rate:37.7% (966/2560). [accepted] [IEEE final].

6.      S. Zhou* and Z. Zhang, “cMAC: A centralized MAC protocol for high speed wireless LANs,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Houston, USA, December 2011. 6 pages. Acceptance rate:  36.6% (1070/2923). [accepted] [IEEE final]

7.      W. Hu*, J. Xie* and Z. Zhang, “pMORE: Exploiting partial packets in opportunistic routing,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Houston, USA, December 2011. 6 pages. Acceptance rate:  36.6% (1070/2923). [accepted] [IEEE final]

8.      Z. Zhang, “Distribute and match – The DM switch for high speed packet switching networks,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Houston, USA, December 2011. 6 pages. Acceptance rate:  36.6% (1070/2923). [accepted] [IEEE final]

9.      Z. Zhang, “A new bound on the performance of the bandwidth puzzle,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Houston, USA, December 2011. 6 pages. Acceptance rate:  36.6% (1070/2923). [accepted] [IEEE final]

10.  J. Xie*, W. Hu* and Z. Zhang, “Revisiting partial packet recovery for 802.11 wireless LANs,” in Proc. of ACM Mobisys, Washington DC, USA, June 2011. 12 pages. Acceptance rate:  17.7% (25/141). [accepted] [ACM final]

11.  L. Liu, Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Packet scheduling in a low-latency optical switch with wavelength division multiplexing and electronic buffer,” in Proc. of IEEE Infocom, Shanghai, China, April 2011. 9 pages. Acceptance rate:  15.96% (291/1823). [accepted] [IEEE final]

12.  L. Liu, Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Pipelining packet scheduling in a low latency optical packet switch,” in Proc. of IEEE Infocom, Shanghai, China, April 2011. 9 pages. Acceptance rate:  15.96% (291/1823). [accepted] [IEEE final]

13.  C. Hekimian, B. Grant, X. Liu, Z. Zhang and P. Kumar, “Accurate localization of RFID tags using phase difference,” in Proc. of IEEE RFID, Orlando, USA, April 2010. 8 pages. Acceptance rate: 30 % (39/130).  [paper]

14.  Z. Zhang, S. Bronson*, J. Xie* and W. Hu*, “Employing the one-sender-multiple-receiver technique in wireless LANs,” in Proc. of IEEE Infocom, San Diego, USA, March 2010. 9 pages. Acceptance rate: 18 % (276/1575).  [paper]

15.  M.K. Reiter, V. Sekar, C. Spensky and Z. Zhang, “Making contribution-aware P2P systems robust to collusion attacks using bandwidth puzzles,” in Proc. of ICISS, Kolkata, India, December 2009. 16 pages. Acceptance rate: 19.8 % (18/91). [paper]

16.  Z. Zhang and S. Bronson*, “A packet scheduling algorithm for optimizing downlink throughput in wireless LANs with the one-sender-multiple-receiver technique,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom,  Hawaii, USA, December 2009. 5 pages. Acceptance rate: 34.8 % (1104/3200). [paper]

17.  B. Sun* and Z. Zhang, “Probabilistic diagnosis of link loss using end-to-end path measurements and maximum likelihood estimation,” in Proc. of IEEE ICC, Dresden, Germany, June 2009. 5 pages. Acceptance rate: 35 % (1050/3000). Winner of a Best Paper Award. [paper]

18.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Performance analysis of optical packet switches enhanced with electronic buffering,” in Proc. of IEEE IPDPS, Rome, Italy, May 2009. 9 pages. Acceptance rate: 22.7 % (100/440). [paper]

19.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Optical packet switches enhanced with electronic buffering and fixed wavelength conversion,” in Proc. of 20th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC), Ottawa, Canada, June 2007. 12 pages. Acceptance rate: ?

20.  M. Zhao, Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Medium access diversity with uplink-downlink duality and transmit beamforming in multiple-antenna wireless networks,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 2006. 5 pages. Acceptance rate: 40.2 % ( 1027/2548). [paper]

21.  Z. Zhang, L. Lin and Y. Yang, “Slotted optical burst switching (SOBS) networks,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA),  Cambridge, MA, July 2006. 7 pages. Acceptance rate: 35.2 % (25/71). [paper]

22.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Enhancing downlink performance in wireless networks by simultaneous multiple packet transmission,” in Proc. of IEEE IPDPS, Rhodes Island, Greece, April 2006. 10 pages. Acceptance rate: 23.1% (125/531). [paper]

23.  C. Ma, Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Battery-aware router scheduling in wireless mesh networks,” in Proc. of IEEE IPDPS, Rhodes Island, Greece, April 2006. 10 pages. Acceptance rate: 23.1% (125/531). [paper]

24.  M. Ma, Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Multi-channel polling in multi-hop clusters of hybrid sensor networks, in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, St. Louis, November 2005. 5 pages. Acceptance rate: 47.7% (770/1638). [paper]

25.  C. Ma, Y. Yang and Z. Zhang, “Constructing battery-aware virtual backbones in sensor networks,” in Proc. of International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP),  Oslo, Norway, pp. 203-210, June 2005. 8 pages. Acceptance rate: 28.6% (69/241).

26.  Z. Zhang, M. Ma and Y. Yang, “Energy efficient multi-hop polling in clusters of two-layered heterogeneous sensor networks,” in Proc. of IEEE IPDPS, Denver, Colorado, April, 2005. 8 pages. Acceptance rate: 33.5% (115/343). [paper]

27.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “On-line optimal wavelength assignment in WDM networks with shared wavelength converter pool,’’ in Proc. of IEEE Infocom,  Miami, FL,  pp. 694-705, March 2005. Acceptance rate: 18% (252/1400). [paper]

28.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “A novel analytical model for electronic and optical switches with shared buffer,” in Proc. IEEE Infocom, Miami, FL,  pp. 420-431, March 2005. Acceptance rate: 18% (252/1400). [paper]

29.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Prioritized scheduling in WDM packet switching networks with limited range wavelength conversion,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Dallas, TX, November 2004. 5 pages. Acceptance rate: 37.7% (792/2086). [paper]

30.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Packet scheduling in WDM optical interconnects with limited range wavelength conversion,” in Proc. of the 9th Asia-Pacific Computer Systems Architecture Conference (ACSAC), LNCS 3189, Beijing, China, pp. 335-348, September 2004. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Acceptance rate: ?

31.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Optimal parallel scheduling algorithm for WDM optical interconnects with recirculating buffering,” in Proc. of International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Montreal, Canada,  pp. 458-465,  August 2004. Acceptance rate: 34.2% (65/190).

32.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Distributed QoS-aware scheduling in WDM optical interconnects with arbitrary wavelength conversion capability,” in Proc. of International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Montreal, Canada,  pp. 301-308, August 2004. Acceptance rate: 34.2% (65/190).

33.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “A new design for WDM packet switching networks with wavelength conversion and recirculating buffering,” in Proc. of IEEE ICC, Paris, France,  pp. 1816-1820, June 2004. Acceptance rate: 29.0% (864/2946). [paper]

34.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Scheduling in buffered WDM packet switching networks with arbitrary wavelength conversion capability,” in Proc. of IEEE Infocom, Hong Kong,  pp. 1372-1382, March 2004. Acceptance rate: 18% (261/1420). [paper]

35.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Performance modeling of bufferless WDM packet switching networks with wavelength conversion,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, San Francisco, CA,  pp. 2498-2502, December 2003. Acceptance rate: 36.3% (816/2250). [paper]

36.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Multicast scheduling in WDM switching networks,” in Proc. of IEEE ICC, Anchorage, Alaska,  pp. 1458-1462, May 2003. Acceptance rate: 37.5% (704/1879). [paper]

37.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Distributed scheduling algorithms for wavelength convertible WDM optical interconnects,” in Proc. of IEEE IPDPS, Nice, France, April 2003. 8 pages. Acceptance rate: 31.8% (142/447). [paper]

38.  Z. Zhang and Y. Yang, “Performance analysis of k-fold multicast networks,” in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, Taipei, Taiwan,  pp. 2385-2389, November 2002. Acceptance rate: 30.6% (606/1980). [paper]