Publications

Inventions

  • US Patent 7603253, “Apparatus and Method for Automatically Improving a Set of Initial Return on Investment Calculator Templates,” with Viktors Berstis et al. and IBM, 10/2009.
  • US Patent 8024209, “Monte Carlo Grid Scheduling Algorithm Selection Optimization,” with Viktors Berstis and IBM, 9/2011.
  • US Patent Application (pending), “Apparatus, Method, and Software Systems for Smartphone-based Fine-grained Indoor Localization,” with K. Liu*, 14/129,213, 2013. (Licensed to three companies.)
  • US Patent Application 20060005169 (pending), “Software Development System and Method,” with Viktors Berstis et al. and IBM, 1/2006.
  • Invention disclosure No. 2007.17 with OSU, “S3PAS: A Scalable Shoulder-Surfing Resistant Password Authentication System,” with H. Zhao*, 2007.
  • Coauthored 3 invention disclosures with IBM on self-learning strategies, user interface, and data analysis, with Viktors Berstis et al., 2003.

Selected Recent Publications

  • K. Liu* and X. Li, “Mobile SmartLife via Sensing, Localization, and Cloud Ecosystems,” CRC Press, 2017. [Amazon]
  • X. Li and J. Qiu (Eds.), “Cloud Computing for Data Intensive Applications,” Springer, 2014. [Cover][Forward][Contents][Springer][Amazon][Google Books]
  • H. Zhao* and X. Li, “Resource Management in Utility and Cloud Computing,” Springer, 2013. [Cover][Amazon]
  • X. Liu* and X. Li, “Location Privacy Protection in Mobile Networks,” Springer, 2013. [Cover][Amazon]
  • M. Parashar and X. Li (Eds.), “Advanced Computational Infrastructures for Parallel and Distributed Adaptive Applications,” John Wiley & Sons, 2009. [Google Books][Wiley Book][Cover][Content][Contributors][Amazon]
  • S. Laksshman*, R. Bhat*, V. Viswanath*, X. Li, “DeepBipolar: Identifying Genomic Mutations for Bipolar Disorder via Deep Learning,” (accepted) Human Mutation.
  • X. Yuan*, C. Li*, X. Li, “DeepDefense: Identifying DDoS Attack via Deep Learning,” (accepted) the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SmartComp 2017).
  • R. Sun*, X. Yuan*, A. Lee, Matt Bishop, Donald E. Porter, Xiaolin Li, Andre Gregio and Daniela Oliveira, “The Dose Makes the Poison – Leveraging Uncertainty for Effective Malware Detection,” (accepted) the 15th IEEE Conference on Dependable and Secure Computing (DSC 2017).
  • R. Bhat*, R. Trevizan*, R. Sengupta*, X. Li, and A. Bretas, “Identifying Nontechnical Power Loss via Spatial and Temporal Deep Learning,” the 15th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2016). (Best Paper Award)
  • K. Liu* and X. Li, “Enhancing Smartphone Indoor Localization via Opportunistic Sensing,” IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON 2016). (Best Paper Award)
  • X. Yuan*, M. Li*, S. Gaddam*, X. Li, Y. Zhao*, J. Ma*, J. Ge, “DeepSky: Identifying Absorption Bumps via Deep Learning,” the 5th IEEE International Congress on Big Data (BigData 2016).
  • H. Zhao*, M. Pan*, X. Liu*, X. Li, and Y. Fang, “Exploring Fine-Grained Resource Rental Planning in Cloud Computing,” IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC).
  • K. Liu*, M. Li*, and X. Li, “Hiding Media Data via Shaders: Enabling Private Sharing in the Clouds,” the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2015). (Acceptance: 15%)
  • Z. Yu*, M. Li*, X. Yang*, H. Zhao*, and X. Li, “Taming Non-local Stragglers using Efficient Prefetching in MapReduce,” the 17th IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster 2015). (Acceptance: 38/157=24%)
  • K. Liu*, X. Liu*, and X. Li, “Guoguo: Enabling Fine-grained Smartphone Localization via Acoustic Anchors,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2015.
  • K. Xu*, Y Guo*, L. Guo*, Y. Fang, and X. Li, “My Privacy My Decision: Control of Photo Sharing on Online Social Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), 2015.
  • K. Liu* and X. Li, “Enabling Context-Aware Indoor Augmented Reality via Smartphone Sensing and Vision Tracking,” ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), 2015.
  • H. Zhao*, X. Liu*, and X. Li, “Towards Efficient and Fair Resource Trading in Community-based Cloud Computing,” Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), Vol. 74 (11), 2014.
  • Z. Yu*, M. Li*, Y. Liu*, and X. Li, “GatorCloud: A Fine-Grained and Dynamic Resource Sharing Architecture for Multiple Cloud Services,” the 1st International Workshop on Software-Defined Ecosystems (BigSystem 2014), in conjunction with the 23rd ACM HPDC 2014.
  • Z. Yu*, M. Li*, X Yang*, and X. Li, “Palantir: Reseizing Network Proximity in Large-scale Distributed Computing Frameworks Using SDN,” the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2014).
  • X. Yang*, M. Li*, Z. Yu*, and X. Li, “Taming Computation Skews of Block-Oriented Iterative Scientific Applications in MapReduce Systems,” the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2014).
  • X. Yang*, Z. Yu*, M. Li*, and X. Li, “Mammoth: Autonomic Data Processing Framework for Scientific State-Transition Applications,” the ACM Cloud and Autonomic Computing Conference (CAC 2013). [PDF] (Best Paper Award)
  • K. Liu*, X. Liu*, and X. Li, “Guoguo: Enabling Fine-grained Indoor Localization via Smartphone,” the 11th ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys 2013). (Acceptance: 33/210=15.7%) [PDF]
  • X. Liu*, K. Liu*, L. Guo*, X. Li, and Y. Fang, “A Game-Theoretic Approach for Achieving k-Anonymity in Location Based Services,” the 32nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications,” (INFOCOM 2013). (Acceptance: 280/1613 ~= 17%). [PDF]
  • X. Liu*, H. Zhao*, X. Yang*, X. Li, “SinkTrail: A Proactive Data Reporting Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2013. [PDF]
  • H. Zhao*, Z. Yu*, S. Tiwari*, X. Mao*, K. Lee*, D. Wolinsky*, X. Li, and R. Figueiredo, “CloudBay: Enabling an Online Resource Market Place for Open Clouds,” the 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2012). (Acceptance: 21/77 ~= 27%) [PDF]
  • C. Yan*, X. Yang*, Z. Yu*, M. Li*, and X. Li, “IncMR: Incremental Data Processing based on MapReduce,” the 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2012). [PDF]
  • X. Liu*, L. Yu*, D. Wang*, and X. Li, “MagicLink: Weaving Multi-Site Wireless Sensor Networks for Large-Scale Experiments, the 8th International ICST Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (TridentCom 2012). [PDF]
  • H. Zhao*, M. Pan*, X. Liu*, X. Li, and Y. Fang, “Optimal Resource Rental Planning for Elastic Applications in Cloud Market,” the 26th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2012). (Acceptance: 118/569 ~= 21%) [PDF]
  • X. Liu*, H. Zhao*, M. Pan*, H. Yue*, X. Li, and Y. Fang, “Traffic-Aware Multiple Mix Zone Placement for Protecting Location Privacy,” The 31st IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2012) (Acceptance: 278/1574 ~= 18%). [PDF]
  • H. Zhao*, X. Liu*, and X. Li, “Hypergraph-based Task-Bundle Scheduling Towards Efficiency and Fairness in Heterogeneous Distributed Systems,” the 24th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2010). (Acceptance: 127/527 ~= 24%) [PDF]
  • More Publications

K. Liu* and X. Li, “Mobile SmartLife via Sensing, Localization, and Cloud Ecosystems,” CRC Press, 2017. [Amazon]
cloud4data-book-cover X. Li and J. Qiu (Eds.), “Cloud Computing for Data Intensive Applications,” Springer, 2014. [Cover][Forward][Contents][Springer][Amazon][Google Books]
bookcover-locationprivacy X. Liu* and X. Li, “Location Privacy Protection in Mobile Networks,” Springer, 2013. [Cover][Amazon]
bookcover-resourcemanagement H. Zhao* and X. Li, “Resource Management in Utility and Cloud Computing,” Springer, 2013. [Cover][Amazon]
072943_cover.indd M. Parashar and X. Li (Eds.), “Advanced Computational Infrastructures for Parallel and Distributed Adaptive Applications,” John Wiley & Sons, 2009. [Google Books][Wiley Book][Cover][Content][Contributors][Amazon]

 

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