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Selected Publications  

Note: The materials presented below are for academic use only. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by the authors or by the respective copyright holders.

Released Software/Systems (Supervised or Participated)

  1. Rhizome, the first cloud gaming platform deployed on public virtualized cloud and with Nvidia Grid GPU support. Linux and Android client support.  Demo in ACM MMSys'2015.

  2. PPVA, universal and transparent Peer-to-Peer Video Accelerator, released by PPLive. Over 50 million copies downloaded till April 2010. Presented in IEEE IWQoS'10; also demo in IEEE P2P'11.

  3. Sentomist, automatic code anatomist for tracing transient software bugs in wireless sensor network applications. Presented in IEEE ICDCS'10.

  4. MoViShare, mobile social networking platform for video sharing, supported by Nokia. Demo in ACM MobiCom'09.

  5. NetTube, social network assisted peer-to-peer short video sharing platform. Presented in IEEE INFOCOM'09. Winner of 2009 BCNET Broadband Innovation Challenge

  6. apt-p2p, peer-to-Peer distribution system for software package releases and updates. Version 0.1.5 available in the latest Ubuntu and Debian Packages. Google entries about 1,250,000 now. Presented in IEEE INFOCOM'09.

  7. CoolStreaming, world's first large-scale peer-to-peer live video streaming (P2PTV) system (1 million+ users) over the global Internet. Google entries about 800,000 now. Presented in IEEE INFOCOM'05.

Selected Tutorial/Survey Articles

  1. R. Shea, S. Fu, A. Sun, C. Cai, X. Ma, X. Fan, W. Gong, and J. Liu, Location-Based Augmented Reality with Pervasive Smartphone Sensors: Inside and Beyond Pokemon Go!, IEEE Access, April 2017.

  2. Z. Wang, J. Liu, and W, Zhu, Social-Aware Video Delivery: Challenges, Approaches and Directions, IEEE Network, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 35-39, September-October 2016.

  3. W. Cai, R. Shea, C. Huang, K. T. Chen, J. Liu, V. C. M. Leung, and C.-H. Hsu, A Survey on Cloud Gaming: Future of Computer Games, IEEE Access, Vol. 4, pp. 7605-7620, August 2016.

  4. J. Tang, Y. Cui, Q. Li, K. Ren, J. Liu, R. Buyya, Ensuring Security and Privacy Preservation for Cloud Data Services, ACM Computing Surveys, Vol. 49, No. 1, Article No. 13, July 2016.

  5. W. Cai, R. Shea, C.-Y. Huang, K.-T. Chen, J. Liu, V. C.M. Leung, C.-H. Hsu, The Future of Cloud Gaming: Point of View, Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 104, No. 4, pp. 687-691, April 2016.

  6. X. Yi, F. Liu, and J. Liu, Building a Network Highway for Big Data: Architecture and Challenges, IEEE Network, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 5-13, July-August 2014.

  7. B. Li, Z. Wang, J. Liu, and W. Zhu, Two Decades of Internet Video Streaming: A Retrospective View, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Special Issue on 20th Anniversary of ACM SIGMM Multimedia, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 33:1-33:20, October 2013.

  8. R. Shea and J. Liu, Cloud Gaming: Architecture and Performance, IEEE Network, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 16-21, July-August 2013.

  9. P. Wu, Y. Cui, J. Wu, J. Liu, C. Metz, Transition from IPv4 to IPv6: A State-of-the-Art Survey, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 1407-1424, July 2013.

  10. F. Wang and J. Liu, Networked Wireless Sensor Data Collection: Issues, Challenges, and Approaches, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 673-687, November 2011.

  11. J. Liu, S. G. Rao, B. Li, and H. Zhang, Opportunities and Challenges of Peer-to-Peer Internet Video Broadcast, Proceedings of the IEEE (Invited paper), Special Issue on Recent Advances in Distributed Multimedia Communications, Vol. 96, No. 1, pp. 11-24, January 2008.

Selected Journal/Magazine Papers

  1. C. Zhang, J. Liu, and H. Wang, Cloud-assisted Crowdsourced Livecast, to appear in ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, 2017.

  2. S. Fu, J. Liu, and W. Zhu, Multimedia Content Delivery with NFV: From the Energy Perspective, to appear in IEEE Multimedia, 2017.

  3. W. Gong, J. Liu, and Z. Yang, Efficient Unknown Tag Detection in Large-Scale RFID Systems with Unreliable Channels, to appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2017.

  4. X. Fan, J. Liu, Z. Wang, Y. Jiang, and X. Liu, Crowd Navigation for Last Mile: Concept, Design, and Implementation, to appear in IEEE Communications, 2017.

  5. X. Fan, W. Gong, and J. Liu, i2tag: RFID Mobility and Activity Identification through Intelligent Profiling, to appear in ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 2017.

  6. W. Gong, J. Liu, K. Liu, and Y. Liu, Towards More Rigorous and Practical Cardinality Estimation for Large-Scale RFID Systems, to appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2017.

  7. Q. He, C. Zhang, and J. Liu, CrowdTranscoding: Utilizing Massive Viewers for Video Transcoding in Crowdsourced Live Streaming, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2017.

  8. L. Zhang, L. Zhao, Z. Wang, and J. Liu, WiFi Networks in Metropolises: From Access Point and User Perspectives, to appear in IEEE Communications, 2017.

  9. X. Ma, C. Zhang, J. Liu, R. Shea, and D. Fu, Live Broadcast with Community Interactions: Bottlenecks and Optimizations, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 1184-1194, June 2017.

  10. Y. Yang, T. Liu, X. Ma, H. Jiang, and J. Liu, FRESH: Push the Limit of D2D Communication Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 1630-1643, June 2017.

  11. X. Ma, X. Fan, J. Liu, H. Jiang, and K. Peng, vLocality: Re-visiting Data Locality for MapReduce in Virtualized Clouds, IEEE Network, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 28-35, January/February 2017.

  12. L. Zhang, D. Fu, J. Liu, E. C.-H. Ngai, and W. Zhu, On Energy-Efficient Offloading in Mobile Cloud for RealTime Video Applications, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 27, No. 1, January 2017.

  13. W. Liu, H. Jiang, J. Liu, X. Liao, H. Lin, and T. Deng, On the Distance-Sensitive and Load-Balanced Information Storage and Retrieval for 3D Sensor Networks, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 3439-3449, December 2016.

  14. W. Liu, T. Deng, Y. Yang, H. Jiang, X. Liao, J. Liu, B. Li, and G. Jiang, Towards Robust Surface Skeleton Extraction and Its Applications in 3D Wireless Sensor Network, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 3300-3313, December 2016.

  15. Z. Zhou, F. Liu, R. Zou, J. Liu, H. Xu, and H. Jin, Carbon-aware Online Control of Geo-distributed Cloud Services, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 27, No. 9, pp. 2506-2519, September 2016.

  16. Q. He, J. Liu, C. Wang, and B. Li, Coping with Heterogeneous Video Contributors and Viewers in Crowdsourced Live Streaming: A Cloud-based Approach, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 916-928, May 2016. (TMM Best Paper Award Honorable Mention)

  17. S. Fu, J. Liu, X. Chu, and Y. Hu, Toward a Standard Interface for Cloud Providers: The Container as the Narrow Waist, IEEE Internet Computing, Vol. 20, No.2, pp. 66-71, March 2016.

  18. F. Wang, J. Liu, M. Chen, and H. Wang, Migration towards Cloud-Assisted Live Media Streaming, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 272-282, February 2016.

  19. X. Ma, J. Liu, and H. Jiang, Resource Allocation for Heterogeneous Applications with Device-to-Device Communication Underlaying Cellular Networks, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 15-26, January 2016.

  20. Y. Cui, Y. Chen, J. Liu, Y. L. Lee, J. Wu and X. Wang, State Management in IPv4 to IPv6 Transition, IEEE Network, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 48-53, December 2015.

  21. X. Ma, X. Fan, J. Liu, and D. Li, Dependency-Aware Data Locality for MapReduce, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, December 2015 (online).

  22. R. Shea, D. Fu, and J. Liu, Cloud Gaming: Understanding the Support from Advanced Virtualization and Hardware, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 15, No. 12, pp. 2026-2037, December 2015.

  23. D. Wang and J. Liu, Optimizing Big Data Processing Performance in the Public Cloud: Opportunities and Approaches, IEEE Network, special issue on Networking for Big Data, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 31-35, October 2015.

  24. F. Chen, C. Zhang, F. Wang, J. Liu, X. Wang, and Y. Liu, Cloud-assisted Live Streaming for Crowdsourced Multimedia Content, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 17, No. 9, pp. 1471-1483, September 2015.

  25. H. Wang, F. Wang, J. Liu, D. Wang, and J. Goren, Enabling Customer-Provided Resources for Cloud Computing: Potentials, Challenges, and Implementation, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp. 1874-1886, July 2015.

  26. C. J. Xu, M. van der Schaar, J. Liu, and H. Li, Forecasting Popularity of Videos using Social Media, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 330-343, March 2015. (Discovery)

  27. Y. Cui, X. Ma, X, Cheng, M. Li, J. Liu, T. Ma, Y. Guo, and B. Chen,  Cooperative Coverage Extension for Relay-Union Networks, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 371-381, February 2015.

  28. K. Xu, M. Shen, H. Liu, J. Liu, F. Li, and T. Li, Achieving Optimal Traffic Engineering Using a Generalized Routing Framework, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 51-65, January 2015.

  29. H. Li, X. Cheng, and J. Liu, Understanding Video Sharing Propagation in Social Networks: Measurement and Analysis, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Vol. 10, No. 4, Article No. 33, June 2014.

  30. F. Chen, H. Li, and J. Liu, Popularity Decays in Peer-to-Peer VoD Systems: Impact, Model, and Design Implications, Elsevier Computer Networks, Vol. 60, pp. 75-87, February 2014.

  31. O. B. Karimi, J. Liu, and Z. Li, Multicast with Cooperative Gateways in Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks, Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Vol. 13, Part A, pp. 170-180, February 2014.

  32. X. Guo, F. Wang, and J. Liu, Path Diversified Multi-QoS Optimization in Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks, ACM/Springer Wireless Networks (WINET), February 2014.

  33. O. B. Karimi, M. A. Toutounchian, J. Liu, and C. Wang, Lightweight User Grouping with Flexible Degrees of Freedom in Virtual MIMO, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 2004-2012, October 2013.

  34. Z. Wang, W. Zhu, X. Chen, L. Sun, J. Liu, M. Chen, P. Cui, and S. Yang, Propagation-Based Social-Aware Multimedia Content Distribution, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 52:1-52:20, October 2013.

  35. L. Zhang, J. Liu, H. Jiang, and Y. Guan, SensTrack: Energy-Efficient Location Tracking with Smartphone Sensors, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 3775-3784, October 2013.

  36. H. Wang, F. Wang, J. Liu, C. Lin, K. Xu, and C. Wang, Accelerating Peer-to-Peer File Sharing with Social Relations, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 9, pp. 66-74, September 2013.

  37. X. Cheng, J. Liu, and C. Dale, Understanding the Characteristics of Internet Short Video Sharing: A YouTube-based Measurement Study, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 1184-1194, August 2013. (Dataset)

  38. R. Shea and J. Liu, Performance of Virtual Machine Under Networked Denial of Service Attacks: Experiments and Analysis, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 335-345, June 2013.

  39. D. Wang, J. Liu, and Q. Zhang, On Mobile Sensor Assisted Field Coverage, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 22:1-22:27, April 2013.

  40. H. Wang, F. Wang and J. Liu, Torrents on Twitter: Explore Long-Term Social Relationships in Peer-to-Peer Systems, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Vol. 10, No.1, pp. 95-104, March 2013.

  41. X. Ma, H. Wang, H. Li and J. Liu, Exploring Sharing Patterns for Video Recommendation on YouTube-like Social Media, ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems Journal, February 2013.

  42. X. Cheng, J. Liu, H. Wang, and C. Wang, Coordinate Live Streaming and Storage Sharing for Socialized Video Content Distribution, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 1558-1565, December 2012.

  43. R. Shea and J. Liu, Network Interface Virtualization: Challenges and Solutions, IEEE Network, Vol. 26, No.5, pp. 28-34, October 2012.

  44. H. Wang and J. Liu, Exploring Peer-to-Peer Locality in Multiple Torrent Environment, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 23, No. 7, pp. 1216-1226, July 2012.

  45. O. B. Karimi, J. Liu, and C. Wang, Seamless Wireless Connectivity over High-Speed Railways, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 729-739, May 2012.

  46. F. Wang and J. Liu, On Reliable Broadcast in Low Duty-Cycle Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp.767-779, May 2012.

  47. J. Dai, B. Li, B. Li, and J. Liu, Collaborative Caching in Wireless Video Streaming through Resource Auctions, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 458-466, February 2012.

  48. Z. Ma, K. Xu, J. Liu, and H. Wang, Measurement, Modeling and Enhancement of BitTorrent-based VoD System, Elsevier Computer Networks, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 1103-1117, February 2012.

  49. Y. Cui, X. Ma, X. Cheng, M. Li, J., T. Ma, Y. Guo, and B. Chen, Cooperative Coverage Extension for Relay-Union Networks, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 271-279, February 2012.

  50. X. Cheng and J. Liu, Exploring Interest Correlation for Peer-to-Peer Socialized Video Sharing, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 5:1-5:20, January 2012 (2013 ACM TOMCCAP Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award)

  51. F. Wang, J. Liu, and Y. Xiong, Node Stability  in Peer-to-Peer Video Streaming Systems, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 440-450, December 2011.

  52. Z. Ruan, E. C.-H. Ngai, and J. Liu, Wireless Sensor Network Deployment in Mobile Phones Assisted Environment, Elsevier Computer Networks, Vol. 55, No. 15, pp. 3224-3245, October 2011.

  53. D. Li, J. Wu, J. Liu, Y. Cui, and K. Xu, Defending against Distance Cheating in Link-Weighted Application Layer Multicast, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 1448-1457, October 2011.

  54. F. Wang, D. Wang, and J. Liu, Traffic-Aware Relay Node Deployment: Maximizing Lifetime for Data Collection Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 1415-1423, August 2011.

  55. X. Guo, J. Liu, and S. Lian, Real-Time Video Streaming over Multipath in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks, ACM/Springer Multimedia System Journal, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 287-297, July 2011.

  56. J. Cheng, H. Jiang, J. Liu, W. Liu, and C. Wang, On Efficient Processing of Continuous Historical Top-k Queries in Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 60, No. 5, pp. 2363-2367, June 2011.

  57. K. Xu, H. Liu, J. Liu, and J. Zhang, LBMP: A Logarithm-Barrier-based Multipath Protocol for Internet Traffic Management, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 476-488, March 2011.

  58. X. Ma, J. Liu, and H. Jiang, Energy-Efficient Mobile Data Uploading from High-Speed Trains, ACM Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 143-151, February 2011.

  59. D. Wang, J. Xu, F. Wang and J. Liu, Mobile Filter: Exploring Migration of Filters for Error-Bounded Continuous Data Collection in Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 59, No. 8, pp. 4093-4104, October 2010.

  60. J. Liu, H. Wang, and K. Xu, Understanding Peer Distribution in Global Internet, IEEE Network, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 40-44, July-August 2010.

  61. K. Xu, M. Zhang, J. Liu, Z. Qin, and M. Ye, Proxy Caching for Peer-to-Peer Live Streaming, Elsevier Computer Networks, Vol. 54, No. 7, pp. 1229-1241, May 2010.

  62. H. Du, X. Huang, J. Liang, J. Liu, B. G. Evans, and I. Chlamtac, Cross-layer Quality-driven Adaptation for Scheduling Heterogeneous Multimedia over 3G Satellite Networks, ACM Wireless Networks (WINET), Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 1143-1156, May 2010.

  63. F. Wang, Y. Xiong, and J. Liu, mTreebone: A Collaborative Tree/Mesh Overlay Network for Multicast Video Streaming, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 379-392, March 2010.

  64. E. C.-H. Ngai, J. Liu, and M. R. Lyu, An Adaptive Delay-Minimized Route Design for Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 58, No. 9, pp. 5083-5094, November 2009.

  65. H. Du, J. Liu, and J. Liang, Downlink Scheduling for Multimedia Multicast/Broadcast over Mobile WiMAX: Connection-oriented Multi-state Adaptation, IEEE Wireless Communications, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 72-79, August 2009.

  66. X. Cheng, F. Wang, and J. Liu, LOHD: Location-Oblivious Hybrid Data Diffusion in Wireless Sensor Networks, Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 882-890, July 2009.

  67. Y. F. Zhou, M. R. Lyu, and J. Liu, On Sensor Network Reconfiguration for Downtime-Free System Migrations, ACM Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 241-252, April 2009.

  68. D. Wang, Q. Zhang, and J. Liu, Partial Network Coding: Concept, Implementation, and Application for Continuous Sensor Data Collection, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 14:1-14:22, May 2008.

  69. D. Wang and J. Liu, A Dynamic Skip List based Peer-to-Peer Overlay for VoD with VCR Interactions, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 503-514, April 2008.

  70. A. T.-S. Ip, J. C.-S. Lui, and J. Liu, A Revenue-Rewarding Scheme for Cooperative Proxy Media Streaming Systems, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 5:1-5:32, January 2008.

  71. B. Li, K. Yik, S. Xie, J. Liu, I. Stoica, H. Zhang, and X. Zhang, An Empirical Study of the Coolstreaming+ System, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issues on Advance in Peer-to-Peer Streaming Systems, Vol.25, No.9, pp.1627-1639, December 2007(IEEE ComSoc 2009 Multimedia Communications Best Paper Award)

  72. D. Wang, Q. Zhang, and J. Liu, The Self-Protection Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 3, No. 4, October 2007.

  73. A. T.-S. Ip, J. Liu, and J. C.-S. Lui, COPACC: An Architecture of Cooperative Proxy-Client Caching System for On-Demand Media Streaming, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 18, No.1, pp.70-83, January 2007.

  74. C. Wang, J. Liu, B. Li, K. Soharby, Y. T. Hou, LRED: A Robust and Responsive AQM Algorithm using Packet Loss Ratio Measurement, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol.18, No.1, pp.29-43, January 2007.

  75. J. Liu, J. Xu, and X. Chu, Fine-Grained Scalable Video Caching for Heterogeneous Clients, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol.8, No.5, pp.1011-1020, October 2006.

  76. J. Zhang, B.  Li, and J. Liu, An Efficient Adaptive Cell Sectoring Technique for Non-Uniform Traffic in DS-CDMA Systems, ACM Wireless Networks (WINET), Vol.12, No.3, pp.345-355, June 2006.

  77. Y. P. Chen, A. L. Liestman, and J. Liu, A Hierarchical Energy-Efficient Framework for Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol.55, No.3, pp.789-796, May 2006.

  78. J. Liu, B. Li, and Y.-Q. Zhang, Optimal Stream Replication for Video SimulcastingIEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol.8, No.1, pp.162-169, February 2006.

  79. J. Liu, B. Li, H.-R. Shao, W. Zhu, and Y.-Q. Zhang, A Proxy-Assisted Adaptation Framework for Object Video Multicasting, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol.15, No.3, pp.402-411, March 2005.

  80. X. Chu, J. Liu, B. Li, and Z. Zhang, Analytical Model of Sparse-Partial Wavelength Conversion in Wavelength-Routed WDM Networks, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol.9, No.1, pp.69-72, January 2005.

  81. J. Liu, B. Li, B. Li, and X.-R. Cao, Complexity and Heuristics for Wireless Broadcast with Noncumulative Layered Data, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol.3,  No.6,  pp.2325-2334, December 2004.

  82. J. Xu, J. Liu, B. Li, and X. Jia, Caching and Prefetching for Web Content Distribution,  IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering (Invited paper), Special issue on Web Engineering, Vol. 6,  No. 4, pp. 54 - 59, August 2004.

  83. J. Liu and J. Xu, Proxy Caching for Media Streaming over the Internet, IEEE Communications, Feature Topic on Proxy Support for Streaming on the Internet, Vol. 42, No. 8, pp. 88 - 94, August 2004. (Extended Version)

  84. J. Liu, B. Li, Y.-T. Hou, and I. Chlamtac, On Optimal Layering and Bandwidth Allocation for Multi-Session Video BroadcastingIEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol.3,  No.2,  pp.656-667, March 2004.

  85. J. Liu, B. Li, and Y.-Q. Zhang, An End-to-End Adaptation Protocol for Layered Video Multicast Using Optimal Rate Allocation, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol.6,  No.1,  pp.87-102, February 2004.

  86. J. Liu, X. Zhang, B. Li, Q. Zhang, and W. Zhu, Distributed Distance Estimation for Large-Scale Networks, Elsevier Computer Networks, Vol.41, No.2, pp.177-193, February 2003.

  87. J. Liu, B. Li, and Y.-Q. Zhang, Adaptive Video Multicast over the Internet,  IEEE Multimedia, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 22-31, January/February 2003.

  88. B. Li and J. Liu, Multirate Video Multicast over the Internet: An Overview,  IEEE Network, Special Issue on Multicasting: An Enabling Technology, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 24-29, January 2003.

  89. J. Liu, Q. Zhang, B. Li, W. Zhu, and J. Zhang, A Unified Framework for Resource Discovery and QoS-Aware Provider Selection in Ad Hoc Networks, ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review, Vol.6, No.1, pp.13-21, January 2002.

Selected Conference Papers

  1. R. Shea, A. Sun, S. Fu, and J. Liu, Towards Fully Offloaded Cloud-based AR: Design, Implementation and Experience, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), Taipei, Taiwan, June 2017.

  2. C. Zhang, J. Liu, M. Ma, L. Sun, and B. Li, Seeker: Topic-Aware Viewing Pattern Prediction in Crowdsourced Interactive Live Streaming System, ACM NOSSDAV'17, Taipei, Taiwan, June 20-23, 2017.

  3. S. Fu, Y. Zhu, and J. Liu, HARV: Harnessing Hybrid Virtualization to Improve Instance (Re)Usage in Public Cloud, IEEE/ACM IWQoS, Spain, June 14-16, 2017.

  4. M. Ma, Z. Wang, K. Yi, J. Liu, and L. Sun, Joint Request Balancing and Content Aggregation in Crowdsourced CDN, IEEE ICDCS'17, Atlanta, GA, June 5-8, 2017.

  5. W. Gong, and J. Liu, Robust Indoor Wireless Localization Using Sparse Recovery, IEEE ICDCS'17, Atlanta, GA, June 5-8, 2017.

  6. J. Zhao, J. Liu, and H. Wang, On Energy Efficient Congestion Control for Multipath TCP, IEEE ICDCS'17, Atlanta, GA, June 5-8, 2017.

  7. F. Wang, F. Wang, X. Fan, and J. Liu, BatAlloc: Effective Battery Allocation against Power Outage for Cellular Base Stations, ACM e-Energy'17, Hong Kong, May 17-19, 2017.

  8. J. Zhao, J. Liu, H. Wang, and C. Xu, Multipath TCP for Datacenters: From Energy Efficiency Perspective, IEEE INFOCOM'2017, Atlantic, GA, May 1-4, 2017.

  9. C. Zhang, Q. He, J. Liu, and Z. Wang, Beyond the Touch: Interaction-Aware Mobile Live Game Streaming with Gazing Pattern Prediction, IEEE INFOCOM'2017, Atlantic, GA, May 1-4, 2017.

  10. X. Fan, F. Wang, and J. Liu, On Backup Battery Data in Base Stations of Mobile Networks: Measurement, Analysis, and Optimization, ACM CIKM'2016, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 24-28, 2016.

  11. W. Gong, J. Liu, and Z. Yang, Fast and Reliable Unknown Tag Detection in Large-Scale RFID Systems, ACM Mobihoc'2016, Paderborn, Germany, July 5-8, 2016.

  12.  C. Xu, X. Ma, R. Shea, H. Wang, and J. Liu, MemNet: Enhancing Throughput and Energy Efficiency for Hybrid Workloads via Para-virtualized Memory Sharing, IEEE Cloud'2016, San Francisco, USA, June 27-July 2, 2016.

  13. Y. Chen, J. Liu, and Y. Cui, Inter-player Delay Optimization in Multiplayer Cloud Gaming, IEEE Cloud'2016, San Francisco, USA, June 27-July 2, 2016.

  14. W. Liu, J. Liu, H. Jiang, B. Xu, H. Lin, C. Jiang, and J. Xing, WiLocator: WiFi-sensing based Real-time Bus Tracking and Arrival Time Prediction in Urban Environments, IEEE ICDCS'2016, Nara, Japan, June 27-30, 2016.

  15. H. Wang, X. M, F. Wang, and J. Liu, Diving into Cloud-based File Synchronization with User Collaboration, IEEE/ACM IWQoS'2016, Beijing, China, June 20-21, 2016.

  16. X. Fan, F. Wang, and J. Liu, Boosting Service Availability for Base Stations of Cellular Networks by Event-driven Battery Profiling, ACM GreenMetrics'2016, Antibes Juan-les-Pins, France, June 14, 2016. (Discovery, SPG, Steacie)

  17. C. Zhang, J. Liu, and H. Wang, Towards Hybrid Cloud-assisted Crowdsourced Live Streaming: Measurement and Analysis, ACM NOSSDAV'2016, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria, May 2016.

  18. Y. Le, F. Wang, J. Liu, and F. Ergun, On Datacenter-Network-Aware Load Balancing in MapReduce, IEEE Cloud'15, New York, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015.

  19. F. Chen, C. Zhang, F. Wang, and J. Liu, Crowdsourced Live Streaming over Cloud, IEEE INFOCOM'2015, Hong Kong, Apr 26-30, 2015.

  20. J. Xu, M. van der Schaar, J. Liu, and H. Li, Timely Video Popularity Forecasting based on Social Networks, IEEE INFOCOM'2015, Hong Kong, Apr 26-30, 2015.

  21. Y. Niu, B. Luo, F. Liu, J. Liu, and B. Li, When Hybrid Cloud Meets Flash Crowd: Towards Cost-Effective Service Provisioning, IEEE INFOCOM'2015, Hong Kong, Apr 26-30, 2015.

  22. C. Zhang and J. Liu, Understanding Crowdsourced Interactive Live Streaming, ACM NOSSDAV'2015, Portland, Oregon, USDA, March 19, 2015. 

  23. R. Shea, D. Fu, and J. Liu, Towards Bridging Crowdsourced Online Game Playing and Live Broadcasting: Design and Implementation, ACM NOSSDAV'2015, Portland, Oregon, USDA, March 19, 2015.

  24. H. Wang, R. Shea, X. Ma, F. Wang, and J. Liu, On Design and Performance of Cloud-Based Distributed Interactive Applications, IEEE ICNP'2014, NC, USA, October 21-24, 2014.

  25. W. Liu, Y. Yang, H. Jiang, X. Liao, J. Liu, and B. Li, Surface Skeleton Extraction and Its Application for Data Storage in 3D Sensor Networks, ACM MobiHoc'14, Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 11-14, 2014.

  26. C. Xu, Z. Zhao, H. Wang, and J. Liu, On the Interplay between Network Traffic and Energy Consumption in Virtualized Environment: An Empirical Study, IEEE CLOUD'14, Alaska, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2014.

  27. X. Fan, X. Ma, J. Liu, and D. Li, Dependency-Aware Data Locality for MapReduce, IEEE CLOUD'14, Alaska, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2014.

  28. R. Shea, F. Wang, H. Wang, and J. Liu, A Deep Investigation Into Network Performance in Virtual Machine Based Cloud Environment, IEEE INFOCOM'14, Toronto, Canada, April 27-May 2, 2014. 

  29. Y. Yuan, D. Wang, and J. Liu, Joint Scheduling of MapReduce Jobs with Servers: Performance Bounds and Experiments, IEEE INFOCOM'14, Toronto, April 27-May 2, 2014.

  30. O. B. Karimi, J. Liu, and J. Rexford, Optimal Collaborative Access Point Association in Wireless Networks, IEEE INFOCOM'14, Toronto, April 27-May 2, 2014.

  31. R. Shea, H. Wang, and J. Liu, Power Consumption of Virtual Machines with Network Transactions: Measurement and Improvement, IEEE INFOCOM'14, Toronto, April 27-May 2, 2014.

  32. Y. Le, J. Liu, F. Ergun, and D. Wang, Online Load Balancing for MapReduce with Skewed Data Input, IEEE INFOCOM'14, Toronto, April 27-May 2, 2014.

  33. L. Zhang, F. Wang, and J. Liu, Understand Instant Video Clip Sharing on Mobile Platforms: Twitter Vine as a Case Study, ACM NOSSDAV'14, Singapore, March 19-20, 2014.

  34. X. Cheng, M.  Fatourechi, X. Ma, C. Zhang, L. Zhang, and J. Liu, Insight Data of YouTube From a Partner's View, ACM NOSSDAV'14, Singapore, March 19-20, 2014.

  35. R. Shea and J. Liu, On GPU Pass-Through Performance For Cloud Gaming: Experiments and Analysis, IEEE/ACM NetGames'13, Denver, December 2013.

  36. H. Li, X. Ma, F. Wang, J. Liu, and K. Xu, On Popularity Prediction of Videos Shared in Online Social NetworksACM CIKM'13, San Franscisco, CA, USA, October 27-November 1, 2013.

  37. F. Chen, H. Li, and J. Liu, On the Impact of Popularity Decays in Peer-to-Peer VoD Systems, ACM/IEEE IWQoS'13, Montreal, Canada, June 3-4, 2013.

  38. Y. Yuan, H. Wang, D. Wang, J. Liu, On Interference-aware Provisioning for Cloud-based Big Data Processing,  ACM/IEEE IWQoS'13, Montreal, Canada, June 3-4, 2013.

  39. H. Zhang, B. Li, H. Jiang, F. Liu, A. V. Vasliakos, and J. Liu, A Framework for Truthful Online Auctions in Cloud Computing with Heterogeneous User Demands,  IEEE INFOCOM'13, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.

  40. X. Cheng, H. Li, and J. Liu, Video Sharing Propagation in Social Networks: Measurement, Modeling, and Analysis, IEEE INFOCOM'13 Mini-conference, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.

  41. H. Li, H. Wang, J. Liu, and K. Xu, Video Requests from Online Social Networks: Characterization, Analysis and Generation, IEEE INFOCOM'13 Mini-conference, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.

  42. Z. Wang, L. Sun, X. Chen, W. Zhu, J. Liu, M. Chen, and S. Yang, Propagation-Based Social-Aware Replication for Social Video Contents, ACM Multimedia'12, Nara, Japan, Oct 29- Nov 2 2012. (Best Paper Award)

  43. L. Zhang, J. Liu, and H. Jiang, Energy-Efficient Location Tracking with Smartphones for IoT, IEEE Sensors'12, Taipei, October 28-31, 2012.

  44. R. Shea and J. Liu, Understanding the Impact of Denial of Service Attacks on Virtual Machines, ACM/IEEE IWQoS'12, Coimbra, Portugal, Jun 4-5, 2012. (Best Student Paper Award)

  45. Y. Zhao, L. Zhang, X. Ma, J. Liu, and H. Jiang, CAME: Cloud-Assisted Motion Estimation for Mobile Video Compression and Transmission, ACM NOSSDAV'12, Toronto, Canada, June 7-8, 2012.

  46. F. Chen, J. Liu, Y. Zhao, and E. C-H. Ngai, Collaborative View Synthesis for Interactive Multi-view Video Streaming, ACM NOSSDAV'12, Toronto, Canada, June 7-8, 2012.

  47. H. Li and J. Liu, Video Sharing in Online Social Network: Measurement and Analysis, ACM NOSSDAV'12, Toronto, Canada, June 7-8, 2012.

  48. J. Dai, Z. Hu, B. Li, J. Liu, and B. Li, Collaborative Hierarchical Caching with Dynamic Request Routing for Massive Content Distribution, IEEE INFOCOM'12, Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012.

  49. H. Wang, F. Wang, J. Liu, and J. Groen, SpotCloud: Measurement and Utilization of Customer-Provided Resources for Cloud Computing, IEEE INFOCOM'12, Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012.

  50. F. Wang, J. Liu, and M. Chen, CALMS: Cloud-Assisted Live Media Streaming for Globalized Demands with Time/Region Diversities, IEEE INFOCOM'12, Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012.

  51. F. Wang, D. Wang, and J. Liu, EleSense: Elevator-Assisted Wireless Sensor Data Collection for High-Rise Structure Monitoring, IEEE INFOCOM'12, Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012.

  52. H. Wang, F. Wang, and J. Liu, Accelerating Peer-to-Peer File Sharing with Social Relations: Potentials and Challenges IEEE INFOCOM'12 mini-conference, Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012.

  53. E. C.-H. Ngai, M. B. Srivastava, and J. Liu, Context-Aware Sensor Data Dissemination for Mobile Users in Remote Areas IEEE INFOCOM'12 mini-conference, Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012.

  54. J. Dai, B. Li, F.-M. Liu, B. Li and J. Liu, Collaborative Caching for Video Streaming among Selfish Wireless Service Providers, IEEE Globecom'11, Houston, Texas, December 5-9, 2011. (Best Paper Award)

  55. L. Ma, J. Liu, L. Sun, and O. B. Karimi, The Trajectory Exposure Problem in Location-aware Mobile Networking, IEEE MASS'11, Valencia, Spain, October 17-22, 2011.

  56. Y. Ding and J. Liu, Efficient Stereo Segment Scheduling in Peer-to-Peer 3D/Multi-view Video Streaming, IEEE P2P'11, Kyoto, Japan, August 31-September 2, 2011.

  57. H. Huang, E. C.-H. Ngai, J. Liu, OppSense: Information Sharing for Mobile Phones in Sensing Field with Data Repositories, IEEE SECON'11, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, June 27-30, 2011.

  58. K. Xu, H. Liu, J. Liu, and M. Shen, One More Weight is Enough: Toward the Optimal Traffic Engineering with OSPF, IEEE ICDCS'11, Minneapolis, MN, USA, June 20-24, 2011.

  59. H. Li, L. Zhong, J. Liu, B. Li, and K. Xu, Cost-effective Partial Migration of VoD Services to Content Clouds, IEEE CLOUD'11, Washington, DC, USA, June 4-9, 2011.

  60. X. Ma, J. Liu, and H. Jiang, Energy-efficient video streaming from high-speed trains, ACM NOSSDAV'11, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 1-3, 2011.

  61. X. Cheng and J. Liu, Load-Balanced Migration of Social Media to Content Clouds, ACM NOSSDAV'11, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 1-3, 2011.

  62. H. Wang, F. Wang and J. Liu, Enhancing Peer-to-Peer Traffic Locality Based on Selective Tracker Blocking, IFIP/TC6 Networking'11, Valencia, Spain, May 9-13, 2011.

  63. H. Wang, J. Liu, B. Chen, K. Xu, and Z. Ma, On Tracker Selection for Peer-to-Peer Traffic Locality, The 10th IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (IEEE P2P'10), Delft, Netherlands, August 25-27, 2010.

  64. Y. Zhou, X, Chen, M. R. Lyu, and J. Liu, Sentomist: Unveiling Transient Sensor Network Bugs via Symptom Mining, The 30th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (IEEE ICDCS'10), Genoa, Italy, June 21-25, 2010.

  65. X. Guo and J. Liu, Path Diversified Retransmission for TCP over Wireless Mesh Networks, IEEE IWQoS'10, Beijing, China, June 16-18, 2010.

  66. Z. Ruan, E. C.-H. Ngai, and J. Liu, Wireless Sensor Network Deployment in Mobile Phones Assisted Environment, IEEE IWQoS'10, Beijing, China, June 16-18, 2010. (Best Paper Award Runner-up) 

  67. K. Xu, H. Li, J. Liu, W. Zhu, and W. Wang, PPVA: A Universal and Transparent Peer-to-Peer Accelerator for Interactive Online Video Sharing, IEEE IWQoS'10, Beijing, China, June 16-18, 2010.

  68. F. Chen, J. Liu, Z. Li, and Y. Wang, Routing with Uncertainty in Wireless Mesh Networks (short paper), IEEE IWQoS'10, Beijing, China, June 16-18, 2010.

  69. X. Cheng and J. Liu, Tweeting Videos: Coordinate Live Streaming and Storage Sharing, ACM NOSSDAV'10, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2-4, 2010.

  70. X. Cheng, F. Wang, J. Liu, and K. Xu, Collaborative Delay-Aware Scheduling in Peer-to-Peer UGC Video Sharing, ACM NOSSDAV'10, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2-4, 2010.

  71. O. B. Karimi, J. Liu, and Z. Li, Multicast in Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks, IFIP Networking'10, Chennai, India, May 10-14, 2010. 

  72. F. Wang, D. Wang, and J. Liu, Traffic-Aware Relay Node Deployment for Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks, The 6th IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (IEEE SECON'09), Rome, Italy, June 22-26, 2009.

  73. H. Wang, J. Liu, and K. Xu, On the Locality of BitTorrent-based Video File Swarming, USENIX IPTPS'09, Boston, MA, April 21, 2009.

  74. F. Wang and J. Liu, Duty-Cycle-Aware Broadcast in Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE INFOCOM'09, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 19-25, 2009.

  75. X. Cheng and J. Liu, NetTube: Exploring Social Networks for Peer-to-Peer Short Video Sharing, IEEE INFOCOM'09, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 19-25, 2009.

  76. C. Dale and J. Liu, apt-p2p: A Peer-to-Peer Distribution System for Software Package Releases and Updates, IEEE INFOCOM'09, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 19-25, 2009. (apt-p2p 0.1.5 available in Ubuntu release and Debian; Google entries about 1,250,000 now)

  77. D. Wang, J. Xu, J. Liu, and F. Wang, Mobile Filtering for Error-Bounded Data Collection in Sensor Networks, The 28th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (IEEE ICDCS'08), Beijing, China, June 17-20, 2008.

  78. C. Dale, J. Liu, J. G. Peters, and B. Li, Evolution and Enhancement of BitTorrent Network Topologies, IEEE IWQoS'08, Enschede, The Netherlands, June 2-4, 2008. (Best Student Paper Award)

  79. X. Cheng, C. Dale, J. Liu, Statistics and Social Networking of YouTube Videos, IEEE IWQoS'08, Enschede, The Netherlands, June 2-4, 2008. 

  80. F. Wang, J. Liu, and Y. Xiong, Stable Peers: Existence, Importance, and Application in Peer-to-Peer Live Video Streaming, IEEE INFOCOM'08, Phoenix, AZ, USA, April 15-17, 2008.

  81. B. Li, Y. Qu, Y. Keung, S. Xie, C. Lin, J. Liu, and X. Zhang, Inside the New Coolstreaming: Principles, Measurements and Performance Implications, IEEE INFOCOM'08, Phoenix, AZ, USA, April 15-17, 2008.

  82. E. C.-H. Ngai, J. Liu, and M. R. Lyu, An Adaptive Delay-Minimized Route Design for Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks, The 4th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS'07), Pisa, Italy, October 2007.

  83. D. Wang, J. Liu, and Q. Zhang, Probabilistic Field Coverage using a Hybrid Network of Static and Mobile Sensors, IWQoS'07, Chicago, IL, USA, June 20-22, 2007.

  84. F. Wang, Y. Xiong, and J. Liu, mTreebone: A Hybrid Tree/Mesh Overlay for Application-Layer Live Video Multicast, The 27th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (IEEE ICDCS'07), Toronto, Canada, June 25-29, 2007.

  85. D. Li, J. Wu, Y. Cui, and J. Liu, QoS-aware Streaming in Overlay Multicast Considering the Selfishness in Construction Action, IEEE INFOCOM'07, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 6-12, 2007.

  86. E. C.-H, Ngai, Y. Zhou, M. R. Lyu, and J. Liu, A Delay-Aware Reliable Event Reporting Framework for Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS'06), Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 9-12, 2006.

  87. D. Wang, Q. Zhang, and J. Liu, Partial Network Coding: Theory and Application in Continuous Sensor Data Collection, IWQoS'06, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, June 19-21, 2006.

  88. D. Wang, Q. Zhang, and J. Liu, Self-Protection for Wireless Sensor Networks The 26th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (IEEE ICDCS'06), Lisboa, Portugal, July 4-7, 2006.

  89. Y. Zhou, M. R. Lyu, and J. Liu, On Setting up Energy-Efficient Paths with Transmitter Power Control in Wireless Sensor Networks, The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS'05), Washington, DC, November 7-10, 2005.

  90. X. Zhang, J. Liu, B. Li, and T.-S. P. Yum, CoolStreaming/DONet: A Data-driven Overlay Network for Efficient Live Media Streaming, IEEE INFOCOM'05, Miami, FL, USA, March 13-17, 2005. (Test of Time Paper Award of IEEE INFOCOM, 2015, Inaugural year; citation: 2035+)

  91. X. Chu, J. Liu, and Z. Zhang, Analysis of Sparse-Partial Wavelength Conversion in Wavelength-Routed WDM Networks, IEEE INFOCOM'04, Hong Kong, March 7-11, 2004.

  92. J. Liu, X. Chu, and J. Xu, Proxy Cache Management for Fine-Grained Scalable Video Streaming, IEEE INFOCOM'04, Hong Kong, March 7-11, 2004.

  93. J. Liu, B. Li, Y.-T. Hou, and I. Chlamtac, Dynamic Layering for Multi-Session Video Broadcasting with General Utility Functions, IEEE INFOCOM'03, San Francisco, USA, March 30-April 3, 2003.

  94. J. Liu, B. Li, and Y.-Q. Zhang, A Hybrid Adaptation Protocol for TCP-friendly Layered Multicast and Its Optimal Rate Allocation, IEEE INFOCOM'02, pp. 1520-1529, New York City, USA, June 23-27, 2002.

Patents

  1. Peer-to-Peer based Network Performance Measurement and Analysis System and Method for Large Scale Networks, US Patent US7194002 B2

  2. System and Method for Peer-to-Peer based Network Performance Measurement and Analysis for Large Scale Networks, European Patent EP1349317 B1

  3. Framework and Method for QoS-Aware Resource Discovery in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, US Patent 20050128944 A1