Publications

Book Chapters

[2] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “Bio-inspired scheduling schemes for wireless ad hoc sensor networks,” In H.F. Rashvand and H.C. Chao (Eds.), Dynamic Ad-Hoc Networks (1st ed., 2013, Ch.19, pp. 413-432), The IET Book Publishing Department.

[1] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “A Network Structure for Delay-Aware Applications in Wireless Sensor Networks,” In I. Nikolaidis and K. Iniewski (Eds.), Building Sensor Networks: From Design to Applications (1st ed., 2013, Ch.7, pp. 153- 172), CRC Press.

Journal Papers

[13] C.T. Cheng, N. Ganganath, and K.Y. Fok, “Concurrent Data Collection Trees for IoT Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 793-799, April 2017.

[12] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C. K. Tse, "Distributed Antiflocking Algorithms for Dynamic Coverage of Mobile Sensor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1795-1805, October 2016. [Source code on GitHub]

[11] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, X. Wang, and C.K. Tse, "Community-based Informed Agents Selection for Flocking with a Virtual Leader," International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, pp. 1-10, December 2016.

[10] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “A Constraint-Aware Heuristic Path Planner for Finding Energy-Efficient Paths on Uneven Terrains,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 601-611, June 2015.

[9] C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, "A Delay-Aware Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks with Consecutive Data Collection Processes," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 2413-2422, June 2013.

[8] C.T. Cheng, H. Leung and P. Maupin, "A Delay-Aware Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks with In-Network Data Fusion," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 1622-1631, May 2013.

[7] C.T. Cheng, K. Fallahi, H. Leung, and C.K. Tse, "A Genetic Algorithm-Inspired UUV Path Planner Based on Dynamic Programming," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C., Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 1128-1134, November 2012.

[6] K. Fallahi, C.T. Cheng, and M. Fattouche, "Robust Positioning Systems in the Presence of Outliers under Weak GPS Signal Conditions," IEEE Systems Journal, Vol 6, No. 3, pp. 401-413, September 2012.

[5] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, "A Clustering Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Social Insect Colonies," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 711-721, March 2011.

[4] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, "A Delay-Aware Data Collection Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 699-710, March 2011.

[3] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, "An Energy-Aware Scheduling Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 59, No. 7, pp. 3427-3444, September 2010.

[2] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, "A Scheduling Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Social Insect Colonies," IET Communications, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 714-722, May, 2009.

[1] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, "A Tree-based Data Collecting Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks," Journal of Electronic Science and Technology of China, (Invited), Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 274-278, September 2008.

Conference Papers

[40] W. Yuan, N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, G. Qing, and F.C.M. Lau, “A Consistent Heuristic for Efficient Path Planning on Mobility Maps,” IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless Mobile and Multimedia Networks, (WoWMoM 2017), Macau, China, pp. 1-5, June 2017.

[39] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, H. H. C. Iu, and T. Fernando, “Subsystem Size Optimization for Efficient Parallel Restoration of Power Systems,” 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2017), Baltimore, USA, pp. 1-4, May 2017.

[38] K.Y. Fok, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “A Refinement Process for Nozzle Path Planning in 3D Printing,” 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2017), Baltimore, USA, pp. 1-4, May 2017.

[37] J.V. Wang, N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “A Heuristics-Based VM Allocation Mechanism for Cloud Data Centers,” 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2017), Baltimore, USA, pp. 1-4, May 2017.

[36] K.Y. Fok, C. T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, and N. Ganganath, “A Relaxation Scheme for TSP-based 3D Printing Path Optimizer,” 2016 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2016), Chengdu, China, pp. 382-385, October 2016.

[35] J.V. Wang, C. T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “Effects of Correlation-based VM Allocation Criteria to Cloud Data Centers,” 2016 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2016), Chengdu, China, pp. 398-401, October 2016.

[34] N. Ganganath, C. T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “Rapidly Replanning A*,” 2016 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2016), Chengdu, China, pp. 386-389, October 2016.

[33] J.V. Wang, K.Y. Fok, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “A Stable Matching-based Virtual Machine Allocation Mechanism for Cloud Data Centers,” 2016 IEEE World Congress on Services Computing, (Services 2016), San Francisco, USA, pp. 103-106, June 2016.

[32] K.Y. Fok, N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “A 3D Printing Path Optimizer Based On Christofides Algorithm,” 2016 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics-Taiwan, (ICCE-TW 2016), Nantou, Taiwan, pp. 1-2, May 2016.

[31] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “Multiobjective Path Planning on Uneven Terrains Based on NAMOA*," 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems, (ISCAS 2016), Montreal, Canada, pp. 1846-1849, May 2016.

[30] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, K.Y. Fok, and C.K. Tse, "Trajectory Planning for 3D Printing: a Revisit to Traveling Salesman Problem," 2016 The 2nd International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics, (ICCAR 2016), Hong Kong, China, pp. 287-290, April 2016.

[29] K.Y. Fok, N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “A Real-Time ASL Recognition System Using Leap Motion Sensors,” 2015 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2015), Xi’an, China, pp. 411-414, September 2015.

[28] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “An Improved Dynamic Z* Algorithm for Rapid Replanning of Energy-Efficient Paths,” 2015 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2015), Xi’an, China, pp. 395-398, September 2015.

[27] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “Rapid Replanning of Energy-Efficient Paths for Navigation on Uneven Terrains,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN’2015), Cambridge, U.K., pp. 408-413, July 2015.

[26] J.V. Wang, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “A Power and Thermal-Aware Virtual Machine Allocation Mechanism for Cloud Data Centers,” Proceedings, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communication Workshop (ICCW), London, U.K., pp. 10903-10908, June 2015.

[25] K.Y. Fok, C.T. Cheng, and N. Ganganath, "Live Demonstration: A HMM-based Real-Time Sign Language Recognition System with Multiple Depth Sensors," 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, p. 1904, May 2015.

[24] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “Distributed Anti-Flocking Control for Mobile Surveillance Systems,” 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 1726-1729, May 2015.

[23] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, and X. Wang, “Cluster-based Informed Agents Selection for Flocking with a Virtual Leader,” 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 2692-2695, May 2015.

[22] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “Data clustering with cluster size constraints using a modified k-means algorithm,” 2014 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2014), Shanghai, China, pp. 158-161, October 2014.

[21] P.Y. Tsoi, C.T. Cheng, and N. Ganganath, “A k-means-based formation algorithm for the delay-aware data collection network structure,” 2014 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2014), Shanghai, China, pp. 384-388, October 2014.

[20] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “Finding Energy-Efficient Paths on Uneven Terrains,” 10th anniversary of France-Japan and 8th Europe-Asia Congress on Mechatronics, (MECH14), Tokyo, Japan, pp. 383-388, November 2014.

[19] N. Ganganath, G. Chen, and C.T. Cheng, “Detecting hierarchical and overlapping community structures in networks,” International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, (NOLTA'14), Luzern, Switzerland, pp. 345-348, September 2014. [B2L-D2-6066.pdf]

[18] N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, and C.K. Tse, “An ACO-Based Off-Line Path Planner for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots,” 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2014), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1038-1041, June 2014.

[17] C.T. Cheng and H. Leung, “Multi-Objective Directional Sensor Placement for Wireless Sensor Networks,” 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2014), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 510-513, June 2014.

[16] C.T. Cheng and N. Ganganath, “To Split or Not To Split? – From the Perspective of a Delay-Aware Data Collection Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks,” 2013 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2013), Beijing, China, pp. 349-355, October 2013.

[15] N. Ganganath and C.T. Cheng, “A 2-Dimensional ACO-based Path Planner for Off-line Robot Path Planning,” 2013 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, (CyberC 2013), Beijing, China, pp. 302-307, October 2013.

[14] C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “An Analysis On The Delay-Aware Data Collection Network Structure Using Pareto Optimality,” 2012 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC 2012), Sanya, Hainan, China, pp. 348-352, October 2012.

[13] C.T. Cheng and H. Leung, “A Multi-Objective Optimization Framework for Cluster-based Wireless Sensor Networks,” 2012 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC 2012), Sanya, Hainan, China, pp. 341-347, October 2012.

[12] C.T. Cheng and H. Leung, “Performance Evaluation of Transmission Power Optimization Formulations in Wireless Sensor Networks using Pareto Optimality,” 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2012), COEX, Seoul, Korea, pp. 1257-1261, October 2012.

[11] C.T. Cheng and H. Leung, "A Cooperative Transmission Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks with On-Off Scheduling Schemes," 14th International Conference on Information Fusion, (FUSION 2011), Chicago, IL, USA, pp. 1-7, July 2011.

[10] C.T. Cheng and H. Leung, "A Chaotic Motion Controller for Camera Networks," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2011), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 1976-1979, May 2011.

[9] C.T. Cheng, K. Fallahi, H. Leung, and C.K. Tse, "An AUVs Path Planner using Genetic Algorithms with a Deterministic Crossover Operator ," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, (ICRA 2010), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, pp. 2995-3000, May 2010.

[8] C.T. Cheng, K. Fallahi, H. Leung, and C.K. Tse, "Cooperative Path Planner for UAVs Using ACO Algorithm with Gaussian Distribution Functions," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS 2009), Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 173-176, May 2009.

[7] C.T. Cheng, K. Fallahi, H. Leung, and C.K. Tse, "Path Cost Optimization Using Genetic Algorithm with Supervised Crossover Operator," International Workshop on Vision, Communications and Circuits, (IWVCC 2008), Xi'an, China, pp. 102-105, November 2008.

[6] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, and F.C.M. Lau, "An Efficient Data Collecting Network Structure in Wireless Sensor Networks," The Sixth International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems 2008, (ICCCAS 2008), Xiamen, China, Vol. 1, pp. 497-500, May 2008.

[5] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, and F.C.M. Lau, "A Bio-Inspired Scheduling Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks," 2008 IEEE 67th Vehicular Technology Conference, (VTC 2008-Spring), Singapore, pp. 223-226, May 2008.

[4] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, and F.C.M. Lau, "A Bio-Inspired Algorithm for Performance Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks," International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, (NOLTA'07), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 309-312, September 2007.

[3] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, and F.C.M. Lau, "A Clustering Algorithm for Sensor Networks Based on Bee Colony Structure," The Third Shanghai International Symposium on Nonlinear Science and Applications, (NSA'07), Shanghai, China, pp. 47-49, June 2007.

[2] C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, and F.C.M. Lau, "A Bio-Inspired Clustering Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks," (in Chinese), 20th China Symposium on Circuits and Systems, (CSCAS 2007), Guangzhou, China, June 2007.

[1] H. Guo, K.T. Lo, and C.T. Cheng, "Overlay Networks Construction for Multilayered Live Media Streaming," IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, (ISM 2006), San Diego, CA, USA, pp. 427-436, December 2006.