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Journal Publications

  1. MyoMonitor: Evaluating Muscle Fatigue with Commodity Smartphones [pdf]
    Xingzhe Song, Hongshuai Li and Wei Gao, Elsevier Smart Health, vol. 19, article No. 100175, 2021.
  2. Towards a Personal Mobile Cloud via Generic Device Interconnections [pdf]
    Yong Li and Wei Gao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 19(12), 2020, pp. 2965-2980.
  3. Minimizing Wireless Delay with a High-Throughput Side Channel [pdf]
    Ruirong Chen, Haoyang Lu and Wei Gao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 19(7), 2020. pp. 1634-1648.
  4. Reducing Event Latency and Power Consumption in Mobile Devices by Using a Kernel-Level Display Server [pdf]
    Stephen Marz, Bradley Vander Zanden and Wei Gao, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 18(5), 2019, pp. 1174-1187.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.]
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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. SpiroSonic: Monitoring Human Lung Function via Acoustic Sensing on Commodity Smartphones [pdf]
    Xingzhe Song, Boyuan Yang, Ge Yang, Ruirong Chen, Erick Forno, Wei Chen and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), 2020.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 62/384=16.1%)

  2. MagHacker: Eavesdropping on Stylus Pen Writing via Magnetic Sensing from Commodity Mobile Devices [pdf]
    Yihao Liu, Kai Huang, Xingzhe Song, Boyuan Yang and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), 2020.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 34/175=19.4%)

  3. StarLego: Enabling Custom Physical-Layer Wireless over Commodity Devices [pdf]
    Ruirong Chen and Wei Gao, in Proceedings of the 21st International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), 2020.
  4. 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]
  5. 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.
    (Acceptance Ratio: 25/91=27.5%)

  6. 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.

  7. 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%)

  8. 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.
  9. 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%)

  10. 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%)

  11. 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%)

  12. 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%)

  13. 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%)

  14. 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%)

  15. 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%)

  16. 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%)

  17. 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.

  18. 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%)

  19. 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%)

  20. 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%)
  21. 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.
  22. 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%)

  23. 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%)

  24. 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%)

  25. 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%)

  26. 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%)

  27. 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%)

  28. 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%)

  29. 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%)

  30. 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%)

  31. 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%)

  32. 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%)

  33. 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%)

  34. 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%)