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Publications

  • 2015
  • Crowds on Wall Street: Extracting Value from Collaborative Investing Platforms
    Gang Wang, Tianyi Wang, Bolun Wang, Divya Sambasivan, Zengbin Zhang, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    To Appear: Proceedings of 18th ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
    Vancouver BC, Canada, March 2015.

  • 2014
  • Whispers in the Dark: Analysis of an Anonymous Social Network
    Gang Wang, Bolun Wang, Tianyi Wang, Ana Nika, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    To Appear: Proceedings of the 14th ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
    Vancouver BC, Canada, November 2014.

  • Towards Commoditized Real-time Spectrum Monitoring
    Ana Nika, Zengbin Zhang, Xia Zhou, Ben Y. Zhao, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of First ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Wireless (HotWireless)
    Maui, HI, September 2014.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (237KB)]

  • Cutting the Cord: A Robust Wireless Facilities Network for Data Centers
    Yibo Zhu, Xia Zhou, Zengbin Zhang, Lin Zhou, Amin Vahdat, Ben Y. Zhao, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom)
    Maui, HI, September 2014.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (614KB)]

  • Demystifying 60GHz Outdoor Picocells
    Yibo Zhu, Zengbin Zhang, Zhinus Marzi, Chris Nelson, Upamanyu Madhow, Ben Y. Zhao, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of 20th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom)
    Maui, HI, September 2014.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (975KB)]

  • Understanding Data Hotspots in Cellular Networks
    Ana Nika, Asad Ismail, Ben Y. Zhao, Sabrina Gaito, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine)
    Rhodes, Greece, August 2014.

  • Man vs. Machine: Practical Adversarial Detection of Malicious Crowdsourcing Workers
    Gang Wang, Tianyi Wang, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of 23rd USENIX Security Symposium (Usenix Security)
    San Diego, CA, August 2014.
    MIT Technology Review article.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (595KB)]

  • Link and Triadic Closure Delay: Temporal Metrics for Social Network Dynamics
    Matteo Zignani, Sabrina Gaito, Gian Paolo Rossi, Xiaohan Zhao, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of 8th AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM)
    Ann Arbor, MI, June 2014.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.2MB)]

  • Practical Conflict Graphs in the Wild
    Xia Zhou, Zengbin Zhang, Gang Wang, Xiaoxiao Yu, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    To Appear: ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking (ToN), 2014.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.9 MB)]

  • Uncovering Social Network Sybils in the Wild
    Zhi Yang, Christo Wilson, Xiao Wang, Tingting Gao, Ben Y. Zhao and Yafei Dai
    ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), Vol. 8, No. 1, February 2014.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.5 MB)]

  • On the Embeddability of Random Walk Distances
    Xiaohan Zhao, Adelbert Chang, Atish Das Sarma, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, Vol. 6, No. 14, Pgs. 1690-1701, September 2013.
    Presentation at 40th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB/PVLDB), Hangzhou, China, September, 2014.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (490 KB)]

  • 2013
  • Efficient Batched Synchronization in Dropbox-like Cloud Storage Services
    Zhenhua Li, Christo Wilson, Zhefu Jiang, Yao Liu, Ben Zhao, Cheng Jin, Zhi-Li Zhang and Yafei Dai
    Proceedings of ACM International Middleware Conference (Middleware), Beijing, China, December, 2013.
    [Paper: PDF (370 KB)]

  • On the Validity of Geosocial Mobility Traces
    Zengbin Zhang, Lin Zhou, Xiaohan Zhao, Gang Wang, Yu Su, Miriam Metzger, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-XII), College Park, MD, November 2013.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (362 KB)]

  • Understanding Latent Interactions in Online Social Networks
    Jing Jiang, Christo Wilson, Xiao Wang, Wenpeng Sha, Peng Huang, Yafei Dai and Ben Y. Zhao
    ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), Vol. 7, No. 4, October 2013.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (3 MB)]

  • Follow the Green: Growth and Dynamics in Twitter Follower Markets
    Gianluca Stringhini, Gang Wang, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 13th ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Barcelona, Spain, October 2013.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.29 MB)]

  • You are How You Click: Clickstream Analysis for Sybil Detection
    Gang Wang, Tristan Konolige, Christo Wilson, Xiao Wang, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of the 22nd USENIX Security Symposium, Washington, DC, August 2013.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (498 KB)]

  • Practical Conflict Graphs for Dynamic Spectrum Distribution
    Xia Zhou, Zengbin Zhang, Gang Wang, Xiaoxiao Yu, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS), Pittsburgh, PA, June 2013.
    Best Practical Paper Award
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.3 MB)]

  • Detecting Malicious Landing Pages in Malware Distribution Networks
    Gang Wang, Jack Stokes, Cormac Herley and David Felstead
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Wisdom in the Social Crowd: an Analysis of Quora
    Gang Wang, Konark Gill, Manish Mohanlal, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 22nd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2013.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (2.5 MB)]

  • Social Turing Tests: Crowdsourcing Sybil Detection
    Gang Wang, Manish Mohanlal, Christo Wilson, Xiao Wang, Miriam Metzger, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of the 20th Network & Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, CA, February 2013.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (453 KB)]

  • Preserving Location Privacy in Geo-Social Applications
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Shiyuan Wang, Troy Steinbauer, Divyakant Agrawal, Amr El Abbadi, Christopher Kruegel and Ben Y. Zhao
    To Appear: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing


2012
  • Multi-scale Dynamics in a Massive Online Social Network
    Xiaohan Zhao, Alessandra Sala, Christo Wilson, Xiao Wang, Sabrina Gaito, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 12th ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Boston, MA, November 2012.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (607 KB)]

  • Beyond Social Graphs: User Interactions in Online Social Networks and their Implications
    Christo Wilson, Alessandra Sala, Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, and Ben Y. Zhao
    ACM Transactions on the Web, Vol. 6, No. 4, Article 17, November 2012
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (2.3MB)]

  • On the Bursty Evolution of Online Social Networks
    Sabrina Gaito, Matteo Zignani, Gian Paolo Rossi, Alessandra Sala, Xiaohan Zhao, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of ACM KDD HotSocial Workshop, Beijing, China, August 2012.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (400 KB)]

  • Mirror Mirror on the Ceiling: Flexible Wireless Links for Data Centers
    Xia Zhou, Zengbin Zhang, Yibo Zhu, Yubo Li, Saipriya Kumar, Amin Vahdat, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM, Helsinki, Finland, August 2012.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (634 KB)]

  • Shortest Paths in Less Than a Millisecond
    Rachit Agarwal, Matthew Caesar, P. Brighten Godfrey and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN), Helsinki, Finland, August 2012.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (332 KB)]

  • Measurement-based Design of Roadside Content Delivery Systems
    Vinod Kone, Haitao Zheng, Ant Rowstron, Greg O'Shea and Ben Y. Zhao
    IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 12, No. 6, Pgs. 1160-1173. June 2013
  • Featured Spotlight Paper
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.39 MB)]

  • Enforcing Dynamic Spectrum Access with Spectrum Permits
    Lei Yang, Zengbin Zhang, Ben Y. Zhao, Christopher Kruegel and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2012.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (653 KB)]

  • The Effectiveness of Opportunistic Spectrum Access: A Measurement Study
    Vinod Kone, Lei Yang, Xue Yang, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, Vol. 20, Number 6, Pgs 2005-2016, December 2012
  • [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.14 MB)]

  • Balancing Reliability and Utilization in Dynamic Spectrum Access
    Lili Cao and Haitao Zheng.
    IEEE/ACM Transaction on Networking(ToN), Vol. 20, Iss. 3, pp 651-661, June 2012.

  • Invisible Interactions: What Latent Social Interaction Can Tell Us about Social Relationships in Social Networking Sites
    Miriam Metzger, Christo Wilson, Rebekah Pure, Ben Y. Zhao.
    Proceedings of The International Communication Association Conference (ICA), Phoenix AZ, May 2012.
    [Paper: PDF (510 KB)]

  • Serf and Turf: Crowdturfing for Fun and Profit
    Gang Wang, Christo Wilson, Xiaohan Zhao, Yibo Zhu, Manish Mohanlal, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 20th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Lyon, France, April 2012.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (504 KB)]


2011
  • 3D Beamforming for Wireless Data Centers
    Weile Zhang, Xia Zhou, Lei Yang, Zengbin Zhang, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of 10th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-X), Cambridge, MA, November 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (392 KB)]

  • Efficient Shortest Paths on Massive Social Graphs
    Xiaohan Zhao, Alessandra Sala, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    (Invited Paper) Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom), Orlando, FL, October 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (228 KB)]

  • Scaling Microblogging Services with Divergent Traffic Demands
    Tianyin Xu, Yang Chen, Lei Jiao, Ben Y. Zhao, Pan Hui and Xiaoming Fu
    Proceedings of The ACM/IFIP/USENIX 12th International Middleware Conference (Middleware), Lisboa, Portugal, December 2011.
    [Paper: PDF (2.3MB)]

  • Sharing Graphs using Differentially Private Graph Models
    Alessandra Sala, Xiaohan Zhao, Christo Wilson, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 11th ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Berlin, Germany, November 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (461 KB)]

  • Uncovering Social Network Sybils in the Wild
    Zhi Yang, Christo Wilson, Xiao Wang, Tingting Gao, Ben Y. Zhao and Yafei Dai
    Proceedings of The 11th ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Berlin, Germany, November 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (537 KB)]

  • Silverline: Toward Data Confidentiality in Storage-Intensive Cloud Applications
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Chris Kruegel and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 2nd ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC), Cascais, Portugal, October 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (762 KB)]

  • I Am the Antenna: Accurate Outdoor AP Location using Smartphones
    Zengbin Zhang, Xia Zhou, Weile Zhang, Yuanyang Zhang, Gang Wang, Ben Y. Zhao, and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of The 16th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), Las Vegas, NV, September 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (648 KB)]

  • Invisible Interactions: What Latent Social Interaction Can Tell Us about Social Relationships in Social Networking Sites
    Miriam Metzger, Christo Wilson, Rebekah Pure, and Ben Y. Zhao
    Chapter in Networked sociability and individualism. Technology for personal and professional relationships, Ed. Francesca Comunello. IGI Global Publishing, November 2011.

  • Better Never than Late: Meeting Deadlines in Datacenter Networks
    Christo Wilson, Hitesh Ballani, Thomas Karagiannis, and Antony Rowstron
    Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM, Toronto, Canada, August 2011.
    [Paper: PDF (1.5MB)]

  • To Preempt or Not: Tackling Bid and Time-based Cheating in Online Spectrum Auctions
    Lara Deek, Xia Zhou, Kevin Almeroth and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) Shanghai, China, April 2011.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Privacy, Availability and Economics in the Polaris Mobile Social Network
    Christo Wilson, Troy Steinbauer, Gang Wang, Alessandra Sala, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 12th ACM Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), Phoenix, AZ, March 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (187 KB)]

  • AirLab: Consistency, Fidelity and Privacy in Wireless Measurements
    Vinod Kone, Mariya Zheleva, Mike Wittie, Ben Y. Zhao, Elizabeth Belding, Haitao Zheng, Kevin Almeroth.
    ACM Computer Communication Review (CCR), Vol. 41, No. 1, Pgs. 60-65, January 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (701 KB)]

  • Papyrus: A Software Platform for Distributed Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Using SDRs
    Lei Yang, Zengbin Zhang, Wei Hou, Ben Y. Zhao, and Haitao Zheng.
    ACM Computer Communication Review (CCR), Vol. 41, No. 1, Pgs. 32-37, January 2011.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (904 KB)]


2010
  • Exploiting Locality of Interest in Online Social Networks
    Mike P. Wittie, Veljko Pejovic, Lara Deek, Kevin C. Almeroth and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The SIGCOMM Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT), Philadelphia, PA, December, 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.2MB)]

  • The Design of a Reliable Reputation System
    Gayatri Swamynathan, Kevin Almeroth and Ben Y. Zhao.
    Electronic Commerce Research Journal, Special Issue on Trust and Privacy Aspects of Electronic Commerce, Vol. 10, No. 3-4, Pgs. 239-270, 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (855 KB)]

  • The Impact of Infostation Density on Vehicular Data Dissemination
    Vinod Kone, Haitao Zheng, Antony Rowstron and Ben Y. Zhao
    ACM Mobile Networking and Applications (MONET), November 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (377 KB)]

  • Protector: a Probabilistic Failure Detector for Cost-effective Peer-to-Peer Storage
    Zhi Yang, Jing Tian, Wei Chen, Ben Y. Zhao and Yafei Dai
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), November 2010.
    [Paper: PDF (1.27 MB)]

  • Understanding Latent Interactions in Online Social Networks
    Jing Jiang, Christo Wilson, Xiao Wang, Peng Huang, Wenpeng Sha, Yafei Dai and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 10th ACM SIGCOMM International Measurement Conference (IMC), Melbourne, Australia, November, 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (778KB)]

  • Detecting and Characterizing Social Spam Campaigns
    Hongyu Gao, Jun Hu, Christo Wilson, Zhichun Li, Yan Chen and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 10th ACM SIGCOMM International Measurement Conference (IMC), Melbourne, Australia, November, 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.6 MB)]

  • On the Feasibility of Effective Opportunistic Spectrum Access
    Vinod Kone, Lei Yang, Xue Yang, Ben Y. Zhao, and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of The 10th ACM SIGCOMM International Measurement Conference (IMC), Melbourne, Australia, November, 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (1.29 MB)]

  • The Spaces Between Us: Setting and Maintaining Boundaries in Wireless Spectrum Access
    Lei Yang, Ben Y. Zhao, and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of The 16th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), Chicago IL, September, 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (356 KB)]

  • Don't Tread on Me: Moderating Access to OSN Data with SpikeStrip
    Christo Wilson, Alessandra Sala, Joseph Bonneau, Robert Zablit and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 3rd Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN), Boston MA, June 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (195 KB)]

  • Orion: Shortest Path Estimation for Large Social Graphs
    Xiaohan Zhao, Alessandra Sala, Christo Wilson, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 3rd Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN), Boston MA, June 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (173 KB)]

  • Breaking Bidder Collusion in Large-Scale Spectrum Auctions
    Xia Zhou and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc) Chicago, IL, September 2010.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Coexistence-Aware Scheduling for Wireless System-on-a-Chip Devices
    Lei Yang, Vinod Kone, Xue Yang, York Liu, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of The 7th IEEE Conference on Sensor, Mesh, and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON 2010), Boston MA, June 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (389 KB)]

  • The Impact of Frequency-Agility on Dynamic Spectrum Sharing
    Lili Cao, Lei Yang, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN 2010) Singapore, April 2010.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Optimus: SINR-driven Spectrum Distribution via Constraint Transformation
    Lili Cao, Lei Yang, Xia Zhou, Zengbin Zhang, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN 2010) Singapore, April 2010.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Docx2Go: Collaborative Editing of Fidelity Reduced Documents on Mobile Devices
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Cathy Marshall, Venugopalan Ramasubramanian, Patrick Stuedi, Douglas B. Terry and Ted Wobber
    Proceedings of The 8th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys 2010), San Francisco, CA, June 2010.
    [Paper: PDF (870 KB)]

  • AmazingStore: Available, Low-cost Online Storage Service Using Cloudlets
    Zhi Yang, Ben Y. Zhao, Yuanjian Xing, Song Ding, Feng Xiao and Yafei Dai
    Proceedings of The 9th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems (IPTPS), San Jose, CA, April 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (416 KB)]

  • Measurement-calibrated Graph Models for Social Network Experiments
    Alessandra Sala, Lili Cao, Christo Wilson, Robert Zablit, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of The 19th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Raleigh, NC, April 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (527 KB)]

  • Supporting Demanding Wireless Applications with Frequency-agile Radios
    Lei Yang, Wei Hou, Lili Cao, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    Proc. of 7th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI). San Jose, CA, April 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (339 KB)]

  • On Infostation Density of Vehicular Networks
    Vinod Kone, Haitao Zheng, Antony Rowstron and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of 5th Annual International Wireless Internet Conference (WICON). Singapore, March 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (198 KB)]

  • Preserving Privacy in Location-based Mobile Social Applications
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of 11th Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (ACM HotMobile). Annapolis, MD, February 2010.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (403 KB)]

  • 2009
  • StarClique: Providing Privacy Guarantees in Social Networks using Graph Augmentation
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Alessandra Sala, and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT). Rome, Italy, December 2009.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (328 KB)]

  • Understanding Cross-Band Interference in Unsynchronized Spectrum Access
    Wei Hou, Lei Yang, Lin Zhang, Xiuming Shan, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of ACM CoRoNet, August 2009.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • TRUST: A General Framework for Truthful Double Spectrum Auctions
    Xia Zhou and Haitao Zheng.
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2009.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Preamble Design for Non-contiguous Spectrum Usage in Cognitive Radio Networks
    Shulan Feng, Haitao Zheng, Haiguang Wang, Jinnan Liu and Philipp Zhang
    Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), April 2009.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Peer-exchange schemes to handle mismatch in peer-to-peer systems
    Tongqing Qiu, Edward Chan, Mao Ye, Guihai Chen, and Ben Y. Zhao.
    Journal of Supercomputing, Vol. 48, No. 1, Pgs. 15-42, April, 2009.
    [Paper: PDF (945 KB)]

  • User Interactions in Social Networks and their Implications
    Christo Wilson, Bryce Boe, Alessandra Sala, Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of ACM EuroSys. Nuremberg, Germany, April 2009.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (182 KB)]

  • Rome: Performance and Anonymity using Route Meshes
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Alessandra Sala, Omer Egecioglu, and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM Minisymposium. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2009.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (124 KB)]

  • Securing Structured Overlays Against Identity Attacks
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Haitao Zheng, and Ben Y. Zhao.
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 20, No. 10, Pgs 1487-1498, October 2009.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (2MB)]


2008
  • Traffic-Aware Dynamic Spectrum Access
    Lei Yang, Lili Cao, Haitao Zheng and Elizabeth Belding
    Proceedings of The Fourth International Wireless Internet Conference (WICON), November 2008
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Physical Interference Driven Dynamic Spectrum Management
    Lei Yang, Lili Cao and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks(DySPAN), October 2008. 
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Understanding the Power of Distributed Coordination for Dynamic Spectrum Management
    Lili Cao and Haitao Zheng
    ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), Special Issue on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 477-497, October 2008.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Improving Anonymity using Social Links
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Alessandra Sala, and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of Fourth IEEE International Workshop on Secure Network Protocols (NPSec). Orlando, FL, October 2008.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (164 KB)]

  • Defending Anonymity against Predecessor Attacks in Bluemoon
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Alessandra Sala, Christo Wilson, and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP). Orlando, FL, October 2008.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (311 KB)]

  • Towards Reliable Reputations for Dynamic Networked Systems
    Swamynathan, Ben Y. Zhao, Kevin C. Almeroth, and S. Rao Jammalamadaka
    Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS). Naples, Italy, October 2008.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (156 KB)]

  • Probabilistic Failure Detection for Efficient Distributed Storage Maintenance
    Jing Tian, Zhi Yang, Wei Chen, Ben Y. Zhao and Yafei Dai
    Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS). Naples, Italy, October 2008.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (762 KB)]

  • eBay in the Sky: Strategy-Proof Wireless Spectrum Auctions
    Xia Zhou, Sorabh Gandi, Subhash Suri and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of MobiCom, September 2008. Nominated for Best Paper Award.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Can Social Networks Improve e-Commerce: a Study on Social Marketplaces
    Gayatri Swamynathan, Christo Wilson, Bryce Boe, Kevin C. Almeroth and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of First Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN). Seattle, WA, August 2008.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (132 KB)]

  • Proactive Channel Access in Dynamic Spectrum Networks
    Lei Yang, Lili Cao and Haitao Zheng
    Elsevier Physical Communication, Vol.1, No. 2, pp 103-111, June 2008.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Traffic-Driven Dynamic Spectrum Auctions
    Xia Zhou, Shravan Mettu, Haitao Zheng and Elizabeth Belding
    Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Networking Technologies for Software Defined Radio Networks (WSDR), June 2008.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Understanding the Impact of Interference on Collaborative Relays
    Yan Zhu and Haitao Zheng
    IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing,  Vol. 7, No. 6, pp 724-736, June 2008.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • High Throughput Spectrum-aware Routing for Cognitive Radio Based Ad-hoc Networks
    Ashwin Sampath, Lei Yang, Lili Cao, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CROWNCOM). Singapore, May 2008.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (166 KB)]

  • QUORUM - QUality Of service RoUting in wireless Mesh networks
    Vinod Kone, Sudipto Das, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng.
    ACM Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), Vol. 12, No. 5-6, Pgs. 358-369, December 2007.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (446 KB)]

  • Malware in IEEE 802.11 Wireless Networks
    Brett Stone-Gross, Christo Wilson, Kevin Almeroth, Elizabeth Belding, Heather Zheng and Konstantina Papagiannaki
    Proceedings of the Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM 2008), April 2008.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Searching for Rare Objects using Index Replication
    Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Alessandra Sala and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM). Phoenix, AZ, April 2008.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (251 KB)]

  • Stable and Efficient Spectrum Access in Next Generation Dynamic Spectrum Networks
    Lili Cao and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Phoenix, AZ, April, 2008.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Towards Real-Time Dynamic Spectrum Auctions
    S. Gandhi, C. Buragohain, L. Cao, H. Zheng and S. Suri
    Computer Networks (Elsevier) Special Issue on Cognitive Wireless Networks, Vol. 52, No. 5, pp 879-897, March 2008.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Distributed Rule-Regulated Spectrum Sharing
    Lili Cao and Haitao Zheng
    IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Cognitive Radio: Theory and Applications, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 130-145, Jan. 2008.
    [Paper: PDF]
2007
  • Towards Location-aware Topology in both Unstructured and Structured P2P Systems
    Tongqing Qiu, Edward Chan, Mao Ye, Guihai Chen and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP). XiAn, China, September 2007.
    [Paper: PDF (145 KB)]

  • QUORUM - QUality Of service RoUting in wireless Mesh networks
    Vinod Kone, Sudipto Das, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine). Vancouver, Canada, August 2007.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (220 KB)]

  • Spectrum Sharing through Distributed Coordination in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks
    J. Zhao, H. Zheng and G. Yang
    Special issue on Cognitive and software defined radio, and adaptive wireless communication systems, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 7, Iss. 9, pp. 1061-1075, November 2007.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • On the Efficiency and Complexity of Distributed Spectrum Allocation
    Lili Cao, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of Second International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CROWNCOM), Orlando, FL, August 2007
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Proactive Channel Access in Dynamic Spectrum Networks
    Lei Yang, Lili Cao, Haitao Zheng,
    Proceedings of Second International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CROWNCOM), Orlando, FL, August 2007
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Multi-channel Jamming Attacks using Cognitive Radios
    Ashwin Sampath, Hui Dai, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of IEEE ICCCN. Honolulu, HI, August 2007.
    [Paper: PDF (86 KB)]

  • Fairness Attacks in the Explicit Control Protocol
    Christo Wilson, Chris Coakley and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of Fifteenth IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS). Chicago, IL, June 2007.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (163 KB)]

  • Deploying Video-on-Demand Services on Cable Networks
    Matthew Allen, Ben Y. Zhao and Rich Wolski
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS). Toronto, Canada, June 2007.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (112 KB)]

  • An Empirical Study of Collusion Behavior in the Maze P2P File-Sharing System
    Qiao Lian, Zheng Zhang, Mao Yang, Ben Y. Zhao, Yafei Dai and Xiaoming Li
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS). Toronto, Canada, June 2007.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (862 KB)]

  • Exploring the Feasibility of Proactive Reputations
    Gayatri Swamynathan, Ben Y. Zhao and Kevin C. Almeroth.
    Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Special Issue on Recent Advances in Peer-to-Peer Systems and Security, Vol. 20, No. 2, Pgs. 155-166, May 2007.
    [Paper: PDF (160 KB)]

  • A Case for Unstructured Distributed Hash Tables
  • Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of IEEE Global Internet Symposium. Anchorage, AK, May 2007.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (60 KB)]

  • A General Framework for Wireless Spectrum Auctions
    Sorabh Gandhi, Chiranjeeb Buragohain, Lili Cao, Haitao Zheng, Subhash Suri
    Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks(DySPAN), Dublin, Ireland, April, 2007. Best Student Paper Award.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • HPTP: Relieving the Tension between ISPs and P2P
    Guobin Shen, Ye Wang, Yongqiang Xiong, Ben Y. Zhao and Zhi-Li Zhang
    Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems (IPTPS). Bellevue, WA, February 2007.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (276 KB)]

  • Globally Decoupled Reputations for Large Distributed Networks
    Gayatri Swamynathan, Ben Y. Zhao, Kevin C. Almeroth and Haitao Zheng.
    Hindawi Advances in Multimedia, Vol. 2007, No. 1, 2007
    [Paper: PDF (870 KB)]

  • Scalable Access Control For Web Services
    Gayatri Swamynathan, Tyler Close, Sujata Banerjee, Rick McGeer, Ben Y. Zhao and Kevin C. Almeroth
    Proceedings of C5. Kyoto, Japan, January 2007.

  • Integrated Data Location in Multhihop Wireless Networks
    Irfan Sheriff, Prashanth Acharya, Ashwin Sampath, Ben Y. Zhao and Elizabeth Belding-Royer
    Proceedings of IEEE/Create-Net COMSWARE. Bangalore, India, January 2007.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (157 KB)]

2006
  • Increasing TCP Throughput with an Enhanced Control Plane
    A. Davier, L. Peterson, J. Brassil, R. McGeer, D. Reed, P. Sharma, P. Yalagandula, A. Henderson, L. Roberts, S. Schwab, R. Thomas, E. Wu, B. Mark, B. Zhao and A. Joseph
    Proceedings of MILCOM. Washington, DC, October 2006.

  • Energy Consumption and Conservation in Mobile Peer-to-Peer Systems
    Selim Gurun, Priya Nagpurkar and Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of ACM MobiShare. Los Angeles, CA, September 2006.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (115 KB)]

  • Location Independent Compact Routing for Wireless Networks
    Robert Gilbert, Kerby Johnson, Shaomei Wu, Ben Y. Zhao and Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of ACM MobiShare. Los Angeles, CA, September 2006.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (115 KB)]

  • Understanding User Behavior in Large Scale Video-on-Demand Systems
    Hongliang Yu, Dongdong Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao and Weimin Zheng
    Proceedings of the 1st EuroSys. Leuven, Belgium, April 2006.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (181 KB)]

  • Parallelizing Skyline Queries for Scalable Distribution
    Ping Wu, Caijie Zhang, Ying Feng, Ben Y. Zhao, Divyakant Agrawal and Amr El Abbadi.
    Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT). Munich, Germany, March 2006.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (759 KB)]

  • Exploring the Feasibility of Proactive Reputations
    Gayatri Swamynathan, Ben Y. Zhao and Kevin C. Almeroth
    Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems (IPTPS). Santa Barbara, CA, February 2006.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (76 KB)]

  • Determining Model Accuracy of Network Traces
    Almudena Konrad, Ben Y. Zhao, and Anthony D. Joseph.
    Elsevier Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Vol. 72, No. 7, Pgs. 1156-1171, November 2006.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (502 KB)]

  • Collaboration and Fairness in Opportunistic Spectrum Access
    Chunyi Peng, Haitao Zheng, and Ben Y. Zhao.
    ACM Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), May 2006, No. 11, Pgs 555-576.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (591 KB)]

  • Group-Mobility-Aware Spectrum Management for Future Digital Battlefields
    H. Zheng, J. Shi and L. Cao
    Proceedings of MILCOM, October 2006.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • MadMAC: Building a Reconfigurable Radio Testbed Using Commodity 802.11 Hardware
    Ashish Sharma, Mohit Tiwari, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of IEEE SECON-WSDR, Sept. 2006.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Reliable Open Spectrum Communications Through Proactive Spectrum Access
    P. A. Kumar Acharya, S. Singh and H. Zheng
    Proceedings of TAPAS, August 2006.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Adaptive Channel Selection through Collaborative Sensing
    Q. Yang, H. Zheng, J. Zhao, V. Li
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), May 2006.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • IPAC - IP Based Adaptive Packet Concatenation for Multihop Wireless Networks
    R. Raghavendra, A. P. Jardosh, E. M. Belding-Royer, H. Zheng
    Proceedings of Asilomar, November 2006.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Route and Spectrum Selection in Dynamic Spectrum Networks
    Q. Wang, H. Zheng
    Proceedings of IEEE CCNC/ARCON, January 2006 (invited).
    [Paper: PDF]

2005
  • Z-Ring: Fast Prefix Routing via a Low Maintenance Membership Protocol
    Wei Chen, Qiao Lian, Zheng Zhang, Shaomei Wu, and Ben Y. Zhao.
    Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP). Boston, MA, November 2005.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (581 KB)]

  • Identity Theft Protection in Structured Overlays
    Lakshmi Ganesh and Ben Y. Zhao.
    Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Secure Network Protocols (NPSec), Boston, MA, November 2005.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (73 KB), Compressed Postscript (62 KB)]

  • Decoupling Service and Feedback Trust in a Peer-to-Peer Reputation System
    Gayatri Swamynathan, Ben Y. Zhao and Kevin Almeroth.
    Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Applications and Economics of Peer-to-Peer Systems (AEPP), Nanjing, China, November 2005.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (61 KB), Compressed Postscript (49 KB)]

  • Distributed Coordination in Dynamic Spectrum Allocation Networks
    J. Zhao, H. Zheng and G. Yang
    Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN), November 2005.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Device-centric Spectrum Management
    H. Zheng and L. Cao
    Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN), November 2005.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Distributed Paging and Registration in Wireless Networks
    S. Das, T. Klein, K. Leung, S. Mukherjee, G. Rittenhouse, L. Samuel, H. Viswanathan and H. Zheng
    IEEE Network Magazine, October 2005.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Distributed Spectrum Allocation via Local Bargaining
    L. Cao, H. Zheng
    Proceedings of IEEE SECON, September 2005.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Collaboration and Fairness in Opportunistic Spectrum Access
    H. Zheng and C. Peng
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), May 2005.
    [Paper: PDF]

  • Choosing an Accurate Network Model using Domain Analysis
    Almudena Konrad, Ben Y. Zhao and Anthony D. Joseph.
    Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Performance Modelling in Wired, Wireless, Mobile Networking and Computing, Fukuoka, Japan, July, 2005.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (116 KB), Compressed Postscript (119 KB)]

  • Cashmere: Resilient Anonymous Routing
    Li Zhuang, Feng Zhou, Ben Y. Zhao and Antony Rowstron.
    Proceedings of the 2nd Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), Boston, MA, May, 2005.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (191 KB), Compressed Postscript (158 KB)]

  • Hybrid Overlay Structure Based on Random Walk
    Ruixiong Tian, Yongqiang Xiong, Qian Zhang, Bo Li, Ben Y. Zhao and Xing Li.
    Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Peer-To-Peer Systems (IPTPS), Ithaca, NY, February, 2005.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (410 KB), Compressed Postscript (316 KB)]

  • Impact of Neighbor Selection on Performance and Resilience of Structured P2P Networks
    Byung-Gon Chun, Ben Y. Zhao and John Kubiatowicz.
    Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Peer-To-Peer Systems (IPTPS), Ithaca, NY, February, 2005.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (118 KB), Compressed Postscript (70 KB)]

  • Deployment of a Large-scale Peer-to-Peer Social Network
    Mao Yang, Hua Chen, Ben Y. Zhao, Yafei Dai and Zheng Zhang.
    Proceedings of the First Workshop on Real Large Distributed Systems (WORLDS), San Francisco, CA, December, 2004.
    [Abstract, Paper: PDF (462 KB), Compressed Postscript (57KB)]