Publications

The following papers are included in the IEEE COMSOC Best Readings for topics on Comm. and Inf. Sys. Security.

  • Securing Smart Grid: Cyber Attacks, Countermeasures and Challenges (IEEE ComMag 2012)
  • Exploiting Prediction to Enable Secure and Reliable Routing in Wireless Body Area Networks (IEEE INFOCOM 2012)
  • EPPA: An Efficient and Privacy-Preserving Aggregation Scheme for Secure Smart Grid Communications (IEEE TPDS 2012)
  • Smart Community: an Internet of Things Application (IEEE ComMag 2011)
  • GRS: The green, reliability, and security of emerging machine to machine communications (IEEE ComMag 2011)

Journal papers

  1. X. Li, J. Rao, and H. Zhang, "Engineering Machine-to-Machine Traffic in 5G", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2016. To appear.
  2. X. Li, N. Dao, and H. Zhang, "Dynamic Radio Coordination for Improved Quality of Experience in Software-Defined Wireless Networks", IEEE Wireless Communications, 2015. To appear.
  3. W.-C. Liao, M. Hong, H. Farmanbar, X. Li, Z.-Q. Luo, and H. Zhang, "Min Flow Rate Maximization for Software Defined Radio Access Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 32(6): 1282-1294, 2014.
  4. X. Li, G. Fletcher, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Placing Sensors for Area Coverage in a Complex Environment by a Team of Robots," ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 11(1): 3, 2014. [SECON 2010]
  5. S. He, J. Chen, X. Li, Y. Sun, and X. Shen, "Mobility and Intruder Prior Knowledge Improving the Barrier Coverage of Sensor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 13(6): 1268-1282, 2014. [INFOCOM 2012]
  6. X. Lin and X. Li, "Achieving Efficient Cooperative Messsage Authentication in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 62(7): 3339-3348, 2013.
  7. S. He, X. Li, J. Chen, P. Cheng, Y. Sun, and D. Simplot-Ryl, "EMD: Energy-Efficient Delay-Tolerant P2P Message Dissemination in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 31(9): 75-84, 2013.
  8. X. Liang, X. Li, K. Zhang, R. Lu, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "Fully Anonymous Profile Matching in Mobile Social Networks," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 31(9): 641-655, 2013.
  9. X. Liang, X. Li, R. Lu, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "UDP: Usage-based Dynamic Pricing with Privacy Preservation for Smart Grid," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 4(1): 141-150, 2013.
  10. X. Li, N. Mitton, I. Simplot-Ryl, and D. Simplot-Ryl, "Hypocomb: Bounded-degree Localized Geometric Planar Graphs for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 24(7): 1341-1354, 2013. [INFOCOM 2011]
  11. X. Li, G. Fletcher, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Randomized Carrier-based Sensor Relocation in Wireless Sensor and Robot Networks," Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier), 11(7): 1951-1962, 2013. [VTC 2010-Fall]
  12. X. Liang, X. Li, M. Barua, L. Chen, R. Lu, X. Shen, and H. Luo, "Enable Pervasive Healthcare through Continuous Remote Health Monitoring," IEEE Wireless Communications, 19(6): 10-18, 2012.
  13. Z. Gao, H. Zhu, S. Li, S. Du, and X. Li, "Security and Privacy of Collaborative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE Wireless Communications, 19(6): 106-112, 2012.
  14. X. Li, N. Mitton, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Achieving Load Awareness in Position-based Wireless Ad Hoc Routing," KITCS/FTRA Journal of Convergence, 2012. Invited paper.
  15. X. Li, Z. Li, M. Stojmenovic, V. Narasimhan, and A. Nayak, "Autoregressive Trust Management in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks," Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, 16(1-3): 229-242, 2012. [GLOBECOM 2011]
  16. X. Li, J. Yang, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Localized Geographic Routing to a Mobile Sink with Guaranteed Delivery in Sensor Networks," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 30(9): 1719-1729, 2012. Appeared in IEEE ComSoc Technology News, March 2013.
  17. X. Liang, X. Li, T.H. Luan, R. Lu, X. Lin, and X. Shen, “Morality-driven Data Forwarding with Privacy Preservation in Mobile Social Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 61(7): 3209-3222, 2012.
  18. X. Li, X. Liang, R. Lu, X. Lin, H. Zhu, and X. Shen, "Securing Smart Grid: Cyber Attacks, Countermeasures and Challenges," IEEE Communications Magazine, 50(8): 38-45, 2012.
  19. X. Li, R. Falcon, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Servicing Wireless Sensor Networks by Mobile Robots," IEEE Communications Magazine, 50(7): 147-154, 2012.
  20. R. Lu, X. Liang, X. Li, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "EPPA: An Efficient and Privacy-Preserving Aggregation Scheme for Secure Smart Grid Communications," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems., 23(9): 1621-1631, 2012.
  21. X. Li, N. Mitton, I. Simplot-Ryl, and D. Simplot-Ryl, "Dynamic Beacon Mobility Scheduling for Sensor Localization," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 23(8): 1439-1452, 2012. Selected as the Spotlight paper for the August 2012 Issue of the journal. [MASS 2011]
  22. K. Ota, M. Dong, Z. Cheng, J. Wang, X. Li, and X. Shen, "ORACLE: Mobility Control in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks," Computer Communications (Elsevier), 35(9): 1029-1037, May 2012.
  23. A. Liu, J. Ren, X. Li, Z. Chen, and X. Shen, "Design Principles and Improvement of Cost Function based Energy Aware Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks," Computer Networks (Elsevier), 56(7): 1951-1967, 2012. [ICC 2012]
  24. S. He, J. Chen, X. Li, X. Shen, and Y. Sun, "Leveraging Prediction to Improve the Coverage of Wireless Sensor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 23(4): 701-712, 2012. 
  25. M. Nandi and X. Li. "Coverage Problem of Sensor Networks," Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, 13(1-2): 105-120, 2011.
  26. X. Li, S. Yan, C. Xu, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Localized Delay-bounded and Energy-efficient Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Wiley), 11(12): 1603-1617, Dec. 2011.[IWCMC 2011]
  27. X. Li, R. Lu, X. Liang, J. Chen, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "Smart Community: An Internet of Things Application," IEEE Communications Magazine - Feature Topic on The Internet of Things, 49(11): 68-75, Nov. 2011.
  28. X. Li, H. Frey, N. Santoro, and I. Stojmenovic, "Strictly Localized Sensor Self-Deployment for Optimal Focused Coverage," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 10(11): 1520-1533, Nov. 2011. [MASS 2009] [ICC 2009] [ACM MC2R]
  29. X. Li, Y. Deng, A. Nayak, I. Stojmenovic, and V. Narasimhan. "LaConf: a Localized Address Autoconfiguration Scheme for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks," Tsinghua Science and Technology (Elsevier), 16(5): 529-538, Oct. 2011. Invited paper. [WCSP 2010]
  30. R. Falcon, X. Li (corresponding author), and A. Nayak, "Carrier-based Focused Coverage Formation in Wireless Sensor and Robot Networks," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 56(10): 2406-2417, Oct. 2011. [WWASN 2010]
  31. R. Lu, X. Li, X. Liang, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "GRS: The Green, Reliability, and Security of Emerging Machine to Machine Communications," IEEE Communications Magazine - Feature Topic on Recent Progress in Machine to Machine Communications, 49(4): 28-35, Apr. 2011. Included in the April 2011 list of the ten most popular articles published in IEEE ComSoc periodicals viewed online. 
  32. X. Li, N. Santoro, and I. Stojmenovic, "Localized Distance-Sensitive Service Discovery in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Computers, 58(9): 1275-1288, Sep. 2009. [FOWANC 2008] [UIC 2007]
  33. X. Li, A. Nayak, I. Ryl, and D. Simplot. "On Secure Mobile Ad Hoc Routing," Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, 4(3): 229-254, 2007. [HWISE 2007]
  34. A. Boukerche, X. Li, and K. EI-Khatib. "Trust-based security for wireless ad hoc and sensor networks," Computer Communications (Elsevier), 30(11-12): 2413-2427, Sep. 2007. Icluded in the 2012 list of the most cited Computer Communications articles published since 2007. [GLOBECOM 2005]
  35. A. Boukerche, K. EI-Khatib, X. Li, and L. Korba. "Performance evaluation of an anonymity providing protocol for wireless ad hoc networks," Performance Evaluation (Elsevier), 63(11): 1094-1109, Nov. 2006. [PE-WASUN 2004]
  36. A. Boukerche, K. EI-Khatib, X. Li, and L. Korba. "An Efficient Secure Distributed Anonymous Routing Protocol for Mobile and Wireless Ad Hoc Networks," Computer Communications (Elsevier), 28(10): 1193-1203, Jun. 2005. [WLN 2004]

Conference papers (without extended journal publication)

  1. N. Dao, H. Farmanbar, X. Li, and H. Zhang, "Solutions to Support Mobility in SDN-Based Dense Wireless Networks," In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Celluar Networks (ET5G), San Diego, USA, 2015. To appear.
  2. N. Dao, H. Zhang, H. Farmanbar, X. Li, and A. Callard, "Handling Real-Time Video Traffic in Software-Defined Radio Access Networks," In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Small Cell and 5G Networks (SmallNets), London, UK, 2015. To appear. 
  3. N. Dao, H. Zhang, X. Li, and P. Leroux, "Radio Access Network Coordination Framework Toward 5G Mobile Wireless Networks," In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communication (ICNC), Anaheim, USA, 2015. To appear.
  4. X. Li and H. Zhang, "Creating Logical Zones for Hierarchical Traffic Engineering Optimization in SDN-Empowered 5G," In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communication (ICNC), Anaheim, USA, 2015. To appear. [Best paper award winner]
  5. X. Li, P. Djukic, and H. Zhang, "Zoning for Hierarchical Network Optimization in Software Defined Networks," In Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Workshop on SDN Management and Orchestration (SDNMO), Krakow, Poland, 2014. To appear.
  6. W. Xie, X. Li, V. Narasimhan, and A. Nayak, "K Nearest Neighbour Query Processing in Wireless Sensor and Robot Networks," In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks and Wireless (ADHOC-NOW), Benidorm, Spain, 2014. To appear.
  7. S. Liu, H. Zhu, S. Li, X. Li, C. Chen, and X. Guan, "An Adaptive Deviation-tolerant Secure Scheme for Distributed Cooperative Spectrum Sensing," In Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Anaheim, USA, 2012.
  8. X. Liang, X. Li, R. Lu, X. Lin and X. Shen, "SEER: A Secure and Efficient Service Review System for Service-oriented Mobile Social Networks," In Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), pp. 647-656, Macau, China, 2012.
  9. X. Liang, X. Li, R. Lu, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "Enabling Pervasive Healthcare with Privacy Preservation in Smart Community," In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, 2012.
  10. R. Falcon, X. Li, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "A Harmony-Seeking Firefly Swarm to the Periodic Replacement of Damaged Sensors by a Team of Mobile Robots," In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, 2012.
  11. X. Liang, X. Li, J.Q. Shen, R. Lu, X. Lin, X. Shen, and W. Zhang, "Exploiting Prediction to Enable Secure and Reliable Routing in Wireless Body Area Networks," In Proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pp. 388-396, Orlando, USA, 2012.
  12. R. Lu, X. Lin, T.H. Luan, X. Liang, X. Li, L. Chen, and X. Shen, "PReFilter: A Privacy-preserving Relay Filtering Scheme for Delay Tolerant Networks," In Proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pp. 1395-1403, Orlando, USA, 2012.
  13. X. Li, X. Liang, R. Lu, S. He, J. Chen, and X. Shen, "Toward Reliable Actor Services in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks," In Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), pp. 351-360, Valencia, Spain, 2011.
  14. X. Li, S. He, J. Chen, X. Liang, R. Lu, and X. Shen, "Coordinate-free Distributed Boundary Detection Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks," In Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Texas, USA, 2011.
  15. X. Liang, X. Li, R. Lu, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "An Efficient and Secure User Revocation Scheme in Mobile Social Networks," In Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Texas, USA, 2011.
  16. L. Li, X. Li, and X. Shen, "Modeling and Analysis of Nodal Behavior in Delay Tolerant Wireless Sensor Networks," In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Communications and Networking in China (CHINACOM), Harbin, China, 2011.
  17. C. Caillouet, X. Li, and T. Razafindralambo, "A multi-objective approach for data collection in wireless sensor networks," In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on AD-HOC Networks & Wireless (AdHoc-NOW), LNCS 6811, pp. 220-233, Paderborn, Germany, 2011.
  18. X. Li, N. Mitton, and D. Simplot-Ryl, "Mobility Prediction Based Neighborhood Discovery for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks," In Proceedings of the 10th IFIP International Conference on Networking (NETWORKING), LNCS 5793, pp. 138-151, Valencia, Spain, 2011.
  19. X. Li, R. Lu, X. Liang, and X. Shen, "Side Channel Monitoring: Packet Drop Attack Detection in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks," In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, 2011.
  20. X. Liang, X. Li, R. Lu, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "Fine-grained Identification with Real-time Fairness in Mobile Social Networks," In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, 2011.
  21. R. Falcon, X. Li, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "The One-Commodity Traveling Salesman Problem with Selective Pickup and Delivery: an Ant Colony Approach," In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), pp. 4326-4333, Barcelona, Spain, 2010.
  22. X. Li, N. Mitton, I. Ryl, and D. Simplot, "Localized Sensor Self-Deployment with Coverage Guarantee in Complex Environment," In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on AD-HOC Networks & Wireless (AdHoc-Now), LNCS 5793, pp. 138-151, Murcia, Spain, 2009.
  23. X. Li, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Exploiting Actuator Mobility for Energy-Efficient Data Collection in Delay-Tolerant Wireless Sensor Networks," In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS), pp. 216-221, Valencia, Spain, 2009.
  24. X. Li, K. Lu, N. Santoro, and I. Simplot-Ryl, and I. Stojmenovic, "Alternative Data Gathering Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks," In Proceedings of International Conference on Relations, Orders and Graphs: Interaction with Computer Science (ROGICS), pp. 577-586, 2008.
  25. X. Li and N. Santoro, "An Integrated Self-deployment and Coverage Maintenance Scheme for Mobile Sensor Networks," In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN), LNCS 4325, pp. 847-860, Hong Kong, China, 2006.
  26. X. Li and N. Santoro, "ZONER: A ZONE-based Sensor Relocation Protocol for Mobile Sensor Networks," In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Local Networks (WLN), pp. 923-930, Tampa, USA, 2006.

Book chapters and others

  1. X. Li, J. Rao, H. Zhang, and A. Callard, "Network Slicing with Elastic SFC," Technical Report, 2016.
  2. X. Li, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Sink Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks," Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks: Algorithms and Protocols for Scalable Coordination and Data Communication, Wiley, 2010.
  3. X. Li, A. Nayak, and I. Stojmenovic, "Location Service in Sensor and Mobile Actuator Networks," Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks: Algorithms and Protocols for Scalable Coordination and Data Communication, Wiley, 2010.
  4. X. Li, A. Nayak, D. Simplot-Ryl, and I. Stojmenovic, "Sensor Placement in Sensor and Actuator Networks," Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks: Algorithms and Protocols for Scalable Coordination and Data Communication, Wiley, 2010.