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Journal Publications

  1. Towards a Personal Mobile Cloud via Generic Device Interconnections
    Yong Li and Wei Gao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2019.
  2. Minimizing Wireless Delay with a High-Throughput Side Channel
    Ruirong Chen, Haoyang Lu and Wei Gao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2019.
  3. Reducing Event Latency and Power Consumption in Mobile Devices by Using a Kernel-Level Display Server
    Stephen Marz, Bradley Vander Zanden and Wei Gao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2018.
  4. Reducing Power Consumption and Latency in Mobile Devices by using a GUI Scheduler [pdf]
    Stephen Marz, Bradley Vander Zanden and Wei Gao, ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, vol. 9(4), Article 39, 2018.
  5. Minimizing Context Migration in Mobile Code Offload [pdf]
    Yong Li and Wei Gao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 16(4), 2017, pp. 1005-1018.
  6. A Microgrid Monitoring System over Mobile Platforms [pdf]
    Haoyang Lu, Lingwei Zhan, Yilu Liu and Wei Gao, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 8(2), 2017, pp. 749-758.
  7. Contact Duration Aware Data Replication in DTNs with Licensed and Unlicensed Spectrum [pdf]
    Jing Zhao, Xuejun Zhuo, Qinghua Li, Wei Gao and Guohong Cao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 15(4), 2016, pp. 803-816.
  8. Delay-Constrained Caching in Cognitive Radio Networks [pdf]
    Jing Zhao, Wei Gao, Yi Wang and Guohong Cao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 15(3), 2016, pp. 627-640.
  9. Forwarding Redundancy in Opportunistic Mobile Networks: Investigation, Elimination and Exploitation [pdf]
    Wei Gao, Qinghua Li and Guohong Cao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 14(4), 2015, pp. 714-727.
  10. Cooperative Caching for Efficient Data Access in Disruption Tolerant Networks [pdf]
    Wei Gao, Guohong Cao, Arun Iyengar, and Mudhakar Srivatsa, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 13(3), 2014, pp. 611-625.
  11. An Incentive Framework for Cellular Traffic Offloading [pdf]
    Xuejun Zhuo, Wei Gao, Guohong Cao and Sha Hua, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 13(3), 2014, pp. 541-555.
  12. Geo-Community-Based Broadcasting for Data Dissemination in Mobile Social Networks [pdf]
    Jialu Fan, Jiming Chen, Yuan Du, Wei Gao, Jie Wu, and Youxian Sun, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 24(4), 2013, pp. 734-743.
  13. On Exploiting Transient Social Contact Patterns for Data Forwarding in Delay Tolerant Networks [pdf]
    Wei Gao, Guohong Cao, Thomas F. La Porta, and Jiawei Han, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 12(1), 2013, pp. 151-165.
    [This paper was selected as the spotlight paper for the Jan. 2013 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.]
  14. To Lie Or To Comply: Defending against Flood Attacks in Disruption Tolerant Networks [pdf]
    Qinghua Li, Wei Gao, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, vol. 10(3), 2013, pp. 168-182.
  15. On Exploiting Contact Patterns for Data Forwarding in Duty-Cycle Opportunistic Mobile Networks [pdf]
    Huan Zhou, Jiming Chen, Hongyang Zhao, Wei Gao, and Peng Cheng, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62(9), 2013, pp. 4629-4642.
  16. Social-Aware Multicast in Disruption Tolerant Networks [pdf]
    Wei Gao, Qinghua Li, Bo Zhao, and Guohong Cao, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 20(5), 2012, pp. 1553-1566.
  17. A Routing Protocol for Socially Selfish Delay Tolerant Networks [pdf]
    Qinghua Li, Wei Gao, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 10(8), 2012, pp. 1619-1632.

Conference Publications

  1. StarLego: Enabling Custom Physical-Layer Wireless over Commodity Devices
    Ruirong Chen and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 21st International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), 2020.
  2. EasyPass: Combating IoT Delays with Multiple Access Wireless Side Channels [pdf]
    Haoyang Lu, Ruirong Chen and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT), 2019. [Best Paper Award]
    (Acceptance Ratio: 32/190=16.8%) [Media coverage: AllAboutCircuits, Pitt Engineering News, IoTTechNews]
  3. DeltaVR: Achieving High-Performance Mobile VR Dynamics through Pixel Reuse [pdf]
    Yong Li and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 18th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), 2019.

  4. The Computing Landscape of the 21st Century [pdf]
    Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Wei Gao and Brandon Lucia, in Proceedings of the 20th International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), 2019.

  5. Enabling Cross-Technology Coexistence for Extremely Weak Wireless Devices [pdf]
    Ruirong Chen and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2019.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 288/1464=19.7%)

  6. MUVR: Supporting Multi-User Mobile Virtual Reality with Resource Constrained Edge Cloud [pdf]
    Yong Li and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 3rd ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC), 2018.
  7. Continuous Wireless Link Rates for Internet of Things [pdf]
    Haoyang Lu and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 17th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), 2018.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 22/82=26.8%)

  8. Interconnecting Heterogeneous Devices in the Personal Mobile Cloud [pdf]
    Yong Li and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 36th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2017.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 292/1395=20.9%)

  9. Scheduling Dynamic Wireless Networks with Limited Operations [pdf]
    Haoyang Lu and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2016.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 46/229=20.1%)

  10. Supporting Real-Time Wireless Traffic through A High-Throughput Side Channel [pdf][slides]
    Haoyang Lu and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 17th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), 2016.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 35/187=18.7%)

  11. Application-Aware Traffic Scheduling for Workload Offloading in Mobile Clouds [pdf][slides]
    Liang Tong and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2016.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 300/1644=18.25%)

  12. A Hierarchical Edge Cloud Architecture for Mobile Computing [pdf][slides]
    Liang Tong, Yong Li and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2016.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 300/1644=18.25%)

  13. Accurate Power Quality Monitoring in Microgrids [pdf]
    Zhichuan Huang, Ting Zhu, Haoyang Lu and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 15th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), 2016.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 23/117=19.6%)

  14. Energy-Efficient Computation Offloading in Cellular Networks [pdf]
    Yeli Geng, Wenjie Hu, Yi Yang, Wei Gao and Guohong Cao, in Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2015.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 38/187=20.3%)

  15. A Computation Offloading Framework For Soft Real-time Embedded Systems [pdf]
    Yuchuan Liu, Cong Liu, Xia Zhang, Wei Gao, Liang He, and Yu Gu, in Proceedings of the 27th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS), 2015.

  16. Code Offload with Least Context Migration in the Mobile Cloud [pdf][slides]
    Yong Li and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 34th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2015.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 316/1640=19%)

  17. On Exploiting Dynamic Execution Patterns for Workload Offloading in Mobile Cloud Applications [pdf][slides]
    Wei Gao, Yong Li, Haoyang Lu, Ting Wang, and Cong Liu, in Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE Int'l Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2014.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 32/160=20%)

  18. Rebuilding the Tower of Babel: Towards Cross-System Malware Information Sharing [pdf]
    Ting Wang, Shicong Meng, Wei Gao, and Xin Hu , in Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2014.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 95/457=21%)
  19. Power Grid Frequency Monitoring Over Mobile Platforms [pdf]
    Haoyang Lu, Lingwei Zhan, Yilu Liu, and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Int'l Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), 2014.
  20. Forwarding Redundancy in Opportunistic Mobile Networks: Investigation and Elimination [pdf][ps][slides]
    Wei Gao, Qinghua Li, and Guohong Cao, in Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2014.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 320/1645=19.4%)

  21. Delay-Constrained Caching in Cognitive Radio Networks [pdf]
    Jing Zhao, Wei Gao, Yi Wang, and Guohong Cao, in Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2014.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 320/1645=19.4%)

  22. Wakeup Scheduling for Energy-Efficient Communication in Opportunistic Mobile Networks [pdf][ps][slides]
    Wei Gao and Qinghua Li, in Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2013.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 280/1613=17.4%)

  23. Distributed Maintenance of Cache Freshness in Opportunistic Mobile Networks [pdf][ps][slides]
    Wei Gao, Guohong Cao, Mudhakar Srivatsa, and Arun Iyengar, in Proceedings of the 32nd Int'l Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2012.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 71/515=13.7%)

  24. Supporting Cooperative Caching in Disruption Tolerant Networks [pdf][ps][slides]
    Wei Gao, Guohong Cao, Arun Iyengar, and Mudhakar Srivatsa, in Proceedings of the 31st Int'l Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2011.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 15%)

  25. Win-Coupon: An Incentive Framework for Cellular Traffic Offloading [pdf]
    Xuejun Zhuo, Wei Gao, Guohong Cao, and Yiqi Dai, in Proceedings of the 19th IEEE Int'l Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2011.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 31/189=16.4%)

  26. Contact Duration Aware Data Replication in Delay Tolerant Networks [pdf]
    Xuejun Zhuo, Qinghua Li, Wei Gao, Guohong Cao, and Yiqi Dai, in Proceedings of the 19th IEEE Int'l Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2011.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 31/189=16.4%)

  27. User-Centric Data Dissemination in Disruption Tolerant Networks [pdf][ps][slides]
    Wei Gao and Guohong Cao, in Proceedings of the 30th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2011.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 291/1823=15.9%)

  28. On Exploiting Transient Contact Patterns for Data Forwarding in Delay Tolerant Networks [pdf][ps][slides]
    Wei Gao and Guohong Cao, in Proceedings of the 18th IEEE Int'l Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2010.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 31/170=18.2%)

  29. Geography-Aware Active Data Dissemination in Mobile Social Networks [pdf]
    Jialu Fan, Yuan Du, Wei Gao, Jiming Chen, and Youxian Sun, in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Int'l Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), 2010.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 51/185=27.6%)

  30. Fine-Grained Mobility Characterization: Steady and Transient State Behaviors [pdf][ps][slides]
    Wei Gao and Guohong Cao, in Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), 2010.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 26/154=16.9%)

  31. Multicasting in Delay Tolerant Networks: A Social Network Perspective [pdf][ps][slides]
    Wei Gao, Qinghua Li, Bo Zhao, and Guohong Cao, in Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), 2009.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 31/175=17.7%)

  32. A Chain Reaction DoS Attack on 3G Networks: Analysis and Defenses [pdf][ps]
    Bo Zhao, Caixia Chi, Wei Gao, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao, in Proceedings of the 28th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2009.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 282/1435=19.6%)