Publications

Journal Papers

[75]. G. Qu, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng, H. Yu and Y. Ren, "Reliability-Guaranteed Admission Control for Mobile Computation Offloading under Nakagami Fading Channel", IEEE Wirless Communications Letter, 2021.

[74]. Z. Xue, Y. Liu, G. Han, F. Ayaz, Z. Sheng and Y. Wang, "Two-layer Distributed Content Caching for Infotainment Applications in VANETs", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2021.

[73]. Y. Liu, J. Zhou, D. Tian, Z.Sheng, X. Duan, G. Qiu and V. Leung, "Joint Communication and Computation Resource Scheduling of a UAV-Assisted Mobile Edge Computing System for Platooning Vehicles",IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2021.

[72]. J. Su, Z. Sheng, A. Liu, Z. Fu and C. Huang, "An efficient missing tag identification approach in RFID collisions", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2021.

[71]. J. Zhou, D. Tian, Z. Sheng, X. Duan and X. Shen, "Distributed Task Offloading Optimization with Queueing Dynamics in Multi-Agent Mobile-Edge Computing Networks", IEEE Internet-of-Things Journal, 2021.

[70]. J. Zhou, D. Tian, Z. Sheng, X. Duan and X. Shen, "Joint Mobility, Communication and Computation Optimization for UAVs in Air-Ground Cooperative Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2021.

[69]. F. Li, K. Lam, Z. Sheng, W. Lu, X. Liu and L. Wang, "Agent-Based Spectrum Management Scheme in Satellite Communication Systems", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2021.

[68]. S. Zhang, J. Zhou, D. Tian, Z. Sheng, X. Duan and V. Leung, "Robust Cooperative Communication Optimization for Multi-UAV-Aided Vehicular Networks", IEEE Wirless Communications Letter, 2020.

[67]. X. Han, D. Tian, Z. Sheng, X. Duan, J. Zhou, W. Hao, K. Long, M. Chen and V. Leung, "Reliability-aware Joint Optimization for Cooperative Vehicular Communication and Computing", IEEE Transactions on intelligent Transportation Systems, 2020.

[66].F. Ayaz, Z. Sheng, D. Tian and Y. Guan, "A Proof-of-Quality-Factor (PoQF) based Blockchain and Edge Computing for Vehicular Message Dissemination", IEEE Internet-of-Things Journal, 2020.

[65]. J. Su, Z. Sheng, A. Liu, Y. Han and Y. Chen, "Capture-aware Identification of Mobile RFID Tags with Unreliable Channels", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2020.

[64]. J. Su, A. Liu, Z. Sheng and Y. Chen, "A Partitioning Approach to RFID Identification", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2020.

[63]. J. Su, Z. Sheng, A. Liu, Z. Fu and Y. Chen, "A time and energy saving based frame adjustment strategy (TES-FAS) tag identification algorithm for UHF RFID systems", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2020.

[62]. J. Su, Y. Chen, Z. Sheng, Z. Huang and A. Liu, "From M-ary Query to Bit Query: a new strategy for efficient large-scale RFID identification", IEEE Transactions on Communications, 2020.

[61]. F. Li, K. Lam, X. Li, Z. Sheng, J. Hua and L. Wang, "Advances and Emerging Challenges in Cognitive Internet-of-Things", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2019.

[60]. J. Su, Z. Sheng, A. Liu, Y. Han and R. Chen, "A Group-based Binary Splitting Algorithm For UHF RFID Anti-collision Systems", IEEE Transactions on Communications, 2019.

[59].A. Pressas, Z. Sheng, F. Ali and D. Tian, "A Q-Learning Approach with Collective Contention Estimation for Bandwidth-efficient and Fair Access Control in IEEE 802.11p Vehicular Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 68, no. 9, pp. 9136-9150, Sept. 2019.

[58].J. Zhou, D. Tian, Y. Wang, Z. Sheng, X. Duan and V. Leung, "Reliability-Optimal Cooperative Communication and Computing in Connected Vehicle Systems", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2019.

[57].D. Tian, J. Zhou, Y. Wang, Z. Sheng, X. Duan and V. Leung, "Channel Access Optimization with Adaptive Congestion Pricing for Cognitive Vehicular Networks: An Evolutionary Game Approach", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2019.

[56].N. Magaia and Z. Sheng, "ReFIoV: A Novel Reputation Framework for Information-Centric Vehicular Applications", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 1810-1823, 2019.

[55]. J. Su, Z. Sheng, L. Xie and G. Li, "Fast Splitting Based Tag Identification Algorithm For Anti-collision in UHF RFID System", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 2527-2538, 2019.

[54].Z. Sheng, S. Pfersich, A. Eldridge, J. Zhou, D. Tian and V. Leung, "Wireless Acoustic Sensor Networks and Edge Computing for Rapid Acoustic Monitoring", IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 64-74, Jan. 2019.

[53].J. Zhou, D. Tian, Y. Wang, Z. Sheng, X. Duan and V. Leung, "Reliability-oriented Optimization of Computation Offloading for Cooperative Vehicle-Infrastructure Systems", IEEE Signal Processing Letters , vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 104-108, Jan. 2019.

[52].J. Su, Z. Sheng, V. Leung and Y. Chen, "Energy Efficient Tag Identification Algorithms For RFID: Survey, Motivation And New Design", IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, 2019.

[51].D. Tian, Y. Zhu, X. Duan, J. Hu, Z. Sheng, M. Chen, J. Wang and Y. Wang, "An effective fuel level data cleaning and repairing method for vehicle monitor platform", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 410-422, Jan. 2019.

[50].D. Tian, C. Zhang, X. Duan, Y. Wang, J. Wang and Z. Sheng, "A multi-hop routing protocol for video transmission in IoVs based on cellular attractor selection", Future Generation Computer Systems, Jan. 2019.

[49].N. Magaia, C. Borrego, P. Pereira and Miguel Correia, "ePRIVO: An enhanced PRIvacy-preserVing Opportunistic routing protocol for Vehicular Delay-Tolerant Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 11, pp. 11154-11168, Nov. 2018.

[48].F. Li, K. Lam, Z. Sheng, X. Zhang, K. Zhao and L. Wang, "Q-Learning-Based Dynamic Spectrum Access in Cognitive Industrial Internet of Things", ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), Volume 23 Issue 6, December 2018.

[47].X. Li, X. Wang, Z. Sheng, H. Zhou and V. Leung, "Resource Allocation for Cache-enabled Cloud-based Small Cell Networks", Elsevier Computer Communications, Volume 127, Pages 20-29, 2018.

[46].D. Tian, C. Liu, X. Duan, Z. Sheng, N. Qiang, M. Chen and V. Leung, "A Distributed Position-Based Protocol for Emergency Messages Broadcasting in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks", IEEE Internet-of-Things Journal, vol. 5, no. 2, April 2018.

[45].N. Magaia, Z. Sheng, P. Pereira and M. Correia, "REPSYS: A robust and distributed incentive scheme for collaborative caching and dissemination in content-centric cellular-based Vehicular Delay-Tolerant Networks", IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, 2018.

[44].D. Tian, Z. Dai, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng, M. Chen, N. Qiang and V. Leung, "Optimal epidemic information dissemination in uncertain dynamic environment", IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 2018.

[43].Z. Sheng, D. Tian, V. Leung and G. Bansal, “Delay Analysis and Time-Critical Protocol Design for In-Vehicle Power Line Communication Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 3-16, Jan. 2018.

[42].Z. Sheng, D. Tian and V. Leung, "Towards energy and resource efficient Internet-of-Things: a design principle combining computation, communications and protocols", IEEE Communications Magazine, 2018.

[41].X. Liu, Z. Sheng, C. Yin, F. Ali and D. Roggen, "Performance Analysis of Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks (RPL) in Large Scale Networks", IEEE Internet-of-Things Journal, 2017.

[40].D. Tian, J. Wei, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng, M. Chen, Q. Ni and V. Leung, "From Cellular Decision Making to Adaptive Handoff in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks", IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 2017.

[39].D. Tian, K. Zheng, J. Zhou, X. Duan, Y. Wang, Z. Sheng and Q. Ni, "A Microbial Inspired Routing Protocol for VANETs", IEEE Internet-of-Things Journal, 2017.

[38].D. Tian, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng, M. Chen, Q. Ni and V. Leung, "Self-organized Relay Selection for Cooperative Transmission in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 9534-9549, Oct. 2017.

[37].Z. Xu, C. Yang, Z. Tan and Z. Sheng, "Raptor Code-enabled Reliable Data Transmission for In-vehicle Power Line Communication Systems with Impulsive Noise", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 2154-2157, Oct. 2017.

[36].D. Tian, C. Liu, Z. Sheng, M. Chen and Y. Wang, "Analytical model of spread of epidemics in open finite regions", IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 9673-9681, 2017.

[35].D. Tian, X. Shan, Z. Sheng, Y. Wang, W. Tang and J. Wang, "Break-taking behaviour pattern of long-distance freight vehicles based on GPS trajectory data", IET Intelligent Transport Systems, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 340-348, 2017.

[34].J. Su, Z. Sheng and L. Xie, "A collision-tolerant based anti-collision algorithm for large scale RFID system", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 1517-1520, July 2017.

[33].D. Tian, J. Zhou and Z. Sheng, "An Adaptive Fusion Strategy for Distributed Information Estimation Over Cooperative Multi-Agent Networks", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 63, No. 5, May 2017.

[32].Y. Zhou, Z. Sheng, C. Mahapatra, V. Leung and P. Servati, "Topology Design and Cross-layer Optimization for Wireless Body Sensor Networks", Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Volume 59, 1 May, Pages 48-62, 2017.

[31]. C. Mahapatra, Z. Sheng, P. Kamalinejad, V. C. M. Leung and S. Mirabbasi, “Optimal Power control in Green Wireless Sensor Networks with Wireless Energy Harvesting, Wake-up Radio and Transmission control”, IEEE Access , vol. 5, no. , pp. 501-518, 2017.

[30]. P. Andreas, M. Ozpolat, Z. Sheng and F. Ali. "Performance Evaluation of Networking Protocols for Connected Vehicles", International Journal of Vehicular Telematics and Infotainment Systems (IJVTIS), 1(1), 1-14, 4 Jan. 2017 (Invited paper).

[29]. D. Tian, J. Hu, Z. Sheng, Y. Wang, J. Ma and J. Wang, “Swarm Intelligence Algorithm Inspired by Route Choice Behavior”, Elsevier Journal of Bionic Engineering, 2016.

[28]. D. Tian, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng and N. Qiang, "Learning to Be Energy-Efficient in Cooperative Networks", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 12, pp. 2518-2521, 2016.

[27]. J. Su, Z. Sheng, L. Xie and G. Wen, "Idle-slots elimination based binary splitting (ISE-BS) anti-collision algorithm for RFID", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 12, pp. 2394-2397, Dec. 2016.

[26]. F. Li, Z. Sheng, J. Hua and L. Wang, "Preference-Based Spectrum Pricing in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks", IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 2016.

[25]. D. Tian, J. Zhou, Y. Wang, Z. Sheng, H. Xia and Z. Yi, “Modeling chain collisions in vehicular networks with variable penetration rates”, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Elsevier, Vol. 69, Pages 36-59, 2016.

[24]. D. Tian, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, "Robust Energy-Efficient MIMO Transmission for Cognitive Vehicular Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 3845-3859, June 2016.

[23]. Z. Qin, Y. Wang, H. Cheng, Y. Zhou, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, "Demographic Information Prediction: A Portrait of Smartphone Application Users", IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, 2016.

[22]. X. Wang, Z. Sheng, S. Yang and V. Leung, "Tag-Assisted Social-Aware Opportunistic Device-to-Device Sharing for Traffic Offloading in Mobile Social Networks", IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 60-67, August 2016.

[21]. D. Tian, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng, Y. Wang and J. Ma, “From Cellular Attractor Selection to Adaptive Signal Control for Traffic Networks”, Scientific Reports, Nature, 6, 23048, 2016.

[20]. J. Su, Z. Sheng and G. Wen, "An Effective Frame Breaking Policy for Dynamic Framed Slotted Aloha in RFID", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 692-695, April 2016.

[19]. J. Su, Z. Sheng, G. Wen and V. Leung, "A Time Efficient Tag Identification Algorithm Using Dual Prefix Probe Scheme (DPPS)", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 386-389, March 2016.

[18]. L. Zhou, Z. Sheng, L. Wei, X. Hu, H. Zhao, J. Wei and V. Leung, "Green Cell Planning and Deployment for Small Cell Networks in Smart Cities", Elsevier journal in Ad Hoc Networks, Vol. 43, pages 30-42, 2016.

[17]. Z. Sheng, A. Kenarsari, N. Taherinejad and V. Leung, “A Multi-channel Medium Access Control Protocol for Vehicular Power Line Communication Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 542-554, Feb. 2016.

[16]. O. Yurur, C. Liu, Z. Sheng, V. Leung, W. Moreno and K. Leung, “Context-Awareness for Mobile Sensing: A Survey and Future Directions”, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 68-93, Firstquarter, 2016. Highly cited paper

[15]. Z. Sheng, C. Mahapatra, V. Leung, M. Chen and P. Sahu, "Energy Efficient Cooperative Computing in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, 2015.

[14]. Y. Ma, Y. Zhang, Z. Sheng, Z. Sanaei and M. Chen, “CGMP: Cloud-assisted Green Multimedia Processing”, Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP), Springer, March, 2015.

[13]. Z. Sheng, C. Mahapatra, C. Zhu and V. Leung, “Recent Advances in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks Towards Efficient Management in IoT”, IEEE Access, vol. 3, no. , pp. 622-637, 2015.

[12]. Z. Sheng, H. Wang, C. Yin, X. Hu, S. Yang and V. Leung, “Lightweight Management of Resource Constrained Sensor Devices in Internet-of-Things”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 402-411, Oct. 2015.

[11]. M. Chen, L. Hu, Y. Zhang, T. Taleb and Z. Sheng, “Cloud-based Wireless Network: Virtualized, Reconfigurable, Smart Wireless Network to Enable 5G Technologies”, ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), 20: 704, 2015. Highly cited paper

[10]. P. Kamalinejad, C. Mahapatra, Z. Sheng, S. Mirabbasi, V. Leung, and Y. Guan, “Wireless Energy Harvesting for Internet of Things”, IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 102-108, June 2015.

[9]. C. Zhu, Z. Sheng, V. Leung, L. Shu and L. T. Yang, “Towards Offering More Useful Data Reliably to Mobile Cloud from Wireless Sensor Network”, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 84-94, March 2015.

[8]. Z. Sheng, C. Zhu, and V. Leung, “Surfing the Internet-of-Things: Lightweight Access and Control of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Industrial Low Power Protocols”, Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems, 1(1) e2. December 2014 (Invited paper).

[7]. R. Chen, Z. Sheng, Z. Zhong, M. Ni, V. Leung, D. Michelson, and M. Hu, “Connectivity Analysis for Cooperative Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks under Nakagami Fading Channel”, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 10, pp 1787 - 1790, October, 2014.

[6]. Z. Sheng, J. Fan, C. Liu, V. Leung, X. Liu and K. Leung, “Energy Efficient Relay Selection for Cooperative Relaying in Wireless Multimedia Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.64, no.3, pp.1156-1170, 2014.

[5]. S. Yang, Z. Sheng, J. Mccann, and K. K. Leung, “Distributed Cross-layer Optimization in Stochastic Multi-hop Wireless Networks with Cooperative Communications”, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 13, Issue 10, pp 2269 - 2282, October, 2014.

[4]. Z. Sheng, S. Yang, Y. Yu, A. V. Vasilakos, J. Mccann, and K. K. Leung “A Survey on The IETF Protocol Suite for The Internet-of-Things: Standards, Challenges and Opportunities”, IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, vol.20, no.6, pp.91,98, December 2013. Highly cited paper, top 1% of Computer Science; Engineering; Telecommunications-ESI

[3]. C. Liu, J. Fan, Z. Sheng, X. Fan and K. K. Leung, “Towards Energy-Efficiency in Selfish, Cooperative Networks”, ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET) Special Issue on Green Cognitive and Cooperative Communication and Networking, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp 535-552, August 2013.

[2]. Z. Sheng, B. J. Ko and K. K. Leung, “Power Efficient Decode-and-Forward Cooperative Relaying”, IEEE Wireless Communication Letter, vol.1, no.5, pp.444,447, October 2012.

[1]. Z. Sheng, Z. Ding and K. K. Leung, “Cooperative Wireless Networks: From Radio to Network Protocol Designs”, IEEE Communications Magazine: Advances in Cooperative Wireless Networking, vol.49, no.5, pp.64,69, May 2011.

Conference papers

[49]. Y. Liu, J. Zhou, D. Tian, Z. Sheng, X. Duan and G. Qu, “Joint Optimization of Resource Scheduling and Mobility for UAV-Assisted Vehicle Platoons”, Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2021, online.

[48]. A.Ibraheem, Z. Sheng, G. Parisis and D. Tian, “Neural Network based Partial Tomography for In-Vehicle Network Monitoring”,Proc. of IEEE International Communications Conference (ICC) Workshop on Time-sensitive and Deterministic Networking 2021, Montreal.

[47]. Y. Zhao, X. Duan, D. Tian, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, “Vehicle Fusion Positioning Model based on CSI”, Proc. of 10th ACM International Symposium on Design and Analysis of Intelligent Vehicular Networks and Applications (DIVANet’20) 2020, Spain.

[46]. F. Ayaz, Z. Sheng, D. Tian, Y. Guan and V. Leung, “A Voting Blockchain based Message Dissemination in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANETs)”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2020, June 7-11, Dublin.

[45]. X. Duan, Y. Wang, X. Wang, D. Tian, H. Liu, Z. Sheng, V. Leung and Y. Gong, “A Multi-object Detection Method Based on Connected Vehicles”, Proc. of 9th ACM International Symposium on Design and Analysis of Intelligent Vehicular Networks and Applications (DIVANet’19) 2019, USA.

[44]. X. Han, D. Tian, X. Duan, Z. Sheng, H. Liu, Y. Gong and V. Leung, “Latency and Reliability-aware Joint Optimization for Cooperative Vehicular Computing with Cooperative Communication”, Proc. of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum 2019, Vancouver.

[43]. X. Li, X. Wang, Z. Sheng, C. Hu and V. Leung, “Popularity-Prediction-driven Hierarchical Caching in Fog-Cloud based Radio Access Networks”, Proc. of ACM TURC SIGCOMM China Symposium 2019, China.

[42]. Z.Sheng, A. Pressas, V. Ocheri, F. Ali, R. Ruddy and Maziar Nekovee, “Intelligent 5G Vehicular Networks: An Integration of DSRC and mmWave Communications”, Proc. of International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Convergence (ICTC) - Emerging Solutions for 5G and Beyond 5G Workshop 2018, Korea.

[41]. X. Han, D. Tian, X. Duan, Z. Sheng, Y. Wang and V. Leung, “Optimized Anonymity Updating in VANET Based on Information and Privacy Joint Metrics”, Proc. of The 21st ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM) 2018, Canada.

[40]. D. Tian, J. Zhou, C. Min, Z. Sheng, Q. Ni and V. Leung, “Cooperative Content Transmission for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks using Robust Optimization”, Proc. of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (Infocom) 2018, USA.

[39]. Z. Sheng, M. Ozpolat, D. Tian, V. Leung and M. Nekovee, “Worst-Case Access Delay of HomePlug Green PHY (HPGP) for Delay-Critical In-Vehicle Applications”, Proc. of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom) 2017, Singapore.

[38]. J. Su, Y. Chen, Z. Sheng and L. Sun, “Bit query based M-ary tree protocol for RFID tags identification”, Proc. of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom) 2017, Singapore.

[37]. A. Pressas, Z. Sheng, F. Ali, D. Tian and M. Nekovee, “Contention-based Learning MAC Protocol for Broadcast Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication”, Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC) 2017, Italy.

[36]. D. Tian, C. Zhang, X, Duan, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, “The Cooperative Vehicle Infrastructure System Based on Machine Vision”, Proc. of ACM International Symposium on Design and Analysis of Intelligent Vehicular Networks and Applications (DIVANet) 2017, USA.

[35]. D. Tian, J. Zhou, Z. Sheng, M. Chen, Q. Ni and V. Leung, “Self-adaptive Beaconing for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2017, May 21-25, Paris.

[34]. D. Tian, K. Zheng, Z. Sheng, Q. Ni and Y. Wang, “Unicast Routing Protocol Based on Attractor Selection Model for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks”, Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Internet of Vehicles 2016, December 7-10, Fiji. Best Paper Award

[33]. Y. Zhou, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, “Beacon-based Opportunistic Scheduling in Wireless Body Area Network”, Proc. of 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2016, August 16-20, USA.

[32]. A. Pressas, Z. Sheng, P. Fussey and D. Lund, “Connected Vehicles in Smart Cities: Interworking From Inside Vehicles to Outside”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON), Poster/Demo session, 2016, June 28, London, UK. Best Demo Award, 3rd place

[31]. C. Mahapatra, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, “Energy-efficient and Distributed Data-aware Clustering Protocol for the Internet-of-Things”, Proc. of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2016, May 15, Vancouver, Canada.

[30]. J. Su, Z. Sheng, D. Hong and V. Leung, “An Efficient Sub-Frame Based Tag Identification Algorithm for UHF RFID Systems”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2016, May 23-27, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

[29]. Y. huo, W. Tu, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, “A Survey of In-vehicle Communications: Requirements, Solutions and Opportunities in IoT”, Proc. of IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)-Automotive IoT Workshop, 2015, December 14, Milan, Italy.

[28]. Y. huo, Q. Zheng, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, “Queuing Enhancements for In-Vehicle Time-Sensitive Streams Using Power Line Communications”, Proc. of The fourth IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC 2015) , November 2-4, Shenzhen, China.

[27]. W. Tang, X. Shan, D. Tian, Z. Sheng and X. Xia, “Optimizing RSUs Network Against Cascading Failure”, Proc. of The Smart World Congress 2015, August 10-14, Beijing, China.

[26]. W. Tu, L. Wei, W. Hu, Z. Sheng, H. Nicanfar, X. Hu, E. Ngai and V. Leung, “A survey on mobile sensing based mood-fatigue detection for drivers”, Proc. of EAI International Conference on Smart Urban Mobility Services 2015, October 13-14, Toronto, Canada.

[25]. H. Gao, C. Liu, W. Wang, Z. Sheng, A. Chin and Y. Tian, “Maximizing Data Credibility Under Budget Constraint for Participatory Sensing”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) 2015, August 24-26, NY, USA.

[24]. X. Liu, P. Xu, Z. Sheng, and X. Shan, “SSDS-MC: Slice-based Secure Data Storage in Multi-Cloud Environment”, Proc. of International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (Qshine) 2015, August 19-20, Taiwan.

[23]. R. Chen, Z. Sheng, Z. Zhong, M. Ni, D. Michelson, and V. Leung, “Analysis on Connectivity Performance for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Subjected to User Behavior”, Proc. of International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC) 2015, August 24-27, Croatia.

[22]. C. Mahapatra, Z. Sheng, V. Leung, and T. Stouraitis, “A Reliable and Energy Efficient IoT Data Transmission Scheme for Smart Cities based on Redundant Residue based Error Correction Coding”, Proc. of 2nd workshop on Smart Wireless Access Network For Smart Cities (SWANSITY) at IEEE SECON, Seattle, June 2015.

[21]. Q. Liu, E. Ngai, X. Hu, Z. Sheng, V. Leung, and J. Yin, “SH-CRAN: Hierarchical Framework to Support Mobile Big Data Computing in a Secure Manner”, Proc. of ACM MobiHoc 2015 - The workshop of Mobile Big Data (Mobidata), Jun 21, 2015, Hangzhou, China.

[20]. B. Chen, C. Zhu, M. Mukherjee, Z. Sheng, C. Xiong, J. Wei, and V. Leung, “Radiated Power Scaling Factor and Its Effect on The Secrecy Performance of Multi-user Massive MIMO System”, Proc. of ACM MobiHoc 2015 - The Second Workshop for Mobile Sensing, Computing and Communication, Jun 22, 2015, Hangzhou, China.

[19]. R. Chen, Z. Sheng, M. Ni, Z. Zhong, and D. Michelson, “Channel Capacity under Measurement-based Model for Cooperative Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks”, Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North American Radio Science Meeting (AP-S/URSI) 2015, Jul. 19-25, Vancouver, Canada.

[18]. R. Antonioli, M. Roff, Z. Sheng, J. Liu, and V.Leung, “A Real-Time MAC Protocol for In-Vehicle Power Line Communications Based on HomePlug GP”, Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2015, May 11-14, Glasgow, Scotland.

[17]. Z. Qin, Y. Wang, Y. Xia, H. Cheng, Y. Zhou, Z. Sheng and V. Leung, “Demographic Information Prediction Based on Smartphone Application Usage”, Proc. of International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP) 2014, Nov. 3-5, Hong Kong, China.

[16]. Z. Sheng, X. Hu, P. TalebiFard, V. Leung, R. Chen and Y. Zhou, “Sensor Cloud Computing for Vehicular Applications: from Analysis to Practical Implementation”, Proc. of ACM International Symposium on Design and Analysis of Intelligent Vehicular Networks and Applications (DIVANet) 2014, Sep. 21-26, Montreal, Canada.

[15]. X. Hu, L. Wang, Z. Sheng, P. TalebiFard, L. Zhou and V. Leung, “Towards a Service Centric Contextualized Vehicular Cloud”, Proc. of ACM International Symposium on Design and Analysis of Intelligent Vehicular Networks and Applications (DIVANet) 2014, Sep. 21-26, Montreal, Canada.

[14]. X. Hu, J. Deng, W. Hu, G. Fotopoulos, E. C.-H. Ngai, Z. Sheng, M. Liang, X. Li, V. Leung and S. Fels, “SAfeDJ Community: Situation-Aware In-Car Music Delivery for Safe Driving”, Proc. of ACM MobiCom 2014, poster session, Sep. 7-11, Maui, Hawaii.

[13]. Z. Sheng, M. Roff, R. Antonioli and V. Leung, “Demonstration of Multi-Channel Medium Access Control Protocol in Vehicular Power Line Communication (VPLC) using OMNeT”, Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Communications (WiVEC 2014), co-located with VTC2014-Fall.

[12]. K. Shuang, X. Shan, Z. Sheng and C. Zhu, “An Efficient ZigBee-WebSocket based M2M Environmental Monitoring System”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing (PICOM) 2014, Aug. 24-27, Dalian, China.

[11]. J. Fan, Z. Sheng, C. Liu, A. V. Vasilakos and X. Fan, “Fair and Energy-efficient Cooperative Relaying with Selfish Nodes”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2013, Jun 9-13, Budapest, Hungary.

[10]. Z. Sheng, Bong-Jun Ko, Swami Ananthram, Kang-Won Lee, and Kin K. Leung, “Power Efficiency of Decode-And-Forward Cooperative Relaying”, Proc. of The Military Communications Conference (MILCOM) 2010, October 31- November 3, San Jose, CA.

[9]. Z. Sheng, B. J. Ko, A. Swami, K. W. Lee and K. K. Leung, “Analysis and Algorithms for Power Allocation in Decode-and-Forward Cooperative Relaying”, Proc. of The Forth Annual Conference of The International Technology Alliance (ACITA) 2010, September 15-16, London, UK.

[8]. Z. Sheng, Z. Ding and K. K. Leung, “Error Performance Bounds for Routing Algorithms in Wireless Cooperative Networks”, Proc. of 5th International ICST Conference on Communications and Networking in China (CHINACOM) 2010, August 25-27, Beijing, China. (Invited paper)

[7]. Z. Sheng, Z. Ding and K. K. Leung, “Transmission Capacity of Decode-and-Forward Cooperation in Overlaid Wireless Networks”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2010, May 23-27, Cape Town, South Africa.

[6]. Z. Sheng, Z. Ding and K. K. Leung, “Transmission Delay Analysis with Finite Coding Length in Wireless Cooperative Networks”, Proc. of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom) 2009, Dec. 1-4, Hawaii, USA.

[5]. D. L. Goeckel, Z. Ding, Z. Sheng, S. Vasudevan, K. K. Leung and D. Towsley, “Multi-User Diversity for Secrecy in Cooperative Communication Links”, Proc. of The Third Annual Conference of The International Technology Alliance (ACITA) 2009, September 22-24, Maryland, USA.

[4]. Z. Sheng, D. L. Goeckel, K. K. Leung and Z. Ding,“A Stochastic Geometry Approach to Transmission Capacity in Wireless Cooperative Networks”, Proc. of IEEE International Symposium On Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 2009, September 13-16, Tokyo, Japan.

[3]. Z. Sheng, Z. Ding and K. K. Leung, “Interference Subtraction with Supplementary Cooperation in Wireless Cooperative Networks”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2009, June 14-18, Dresden, Germany.

[2]. Z. Sheng, Z. Ding and K. K. Leung, “Distributed and Power Efficient Routing in Wireless Cooperative Networks”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2009, June 14-18, Dresden, Germany.

[1]. Z. Sheng, Z. Ding and K. K. Leung, “On the Design of a Quality-of-Service Driven Routing Protocol for Wireless Cooperative Networks”, Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2008, May 11-14, Singapore (and also my MSc project).

Patent/Standard:

[2]. Patent application, “A METHOD FOR CONFIGURING A NETWORK COMPRISING SEVERAL NODES, A METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN SAID NETWORK, AND CORRESPONDING EQUIPMENT AND COMPUTER PROGRAM”, PCT application No. PCT/CN2013/090231, 2015.

[1]. Co-proposer, “Proposed ToR for Management and Application Enablement WG”, OneM2M, Dec. 2012.

Books

[5]. Z. Sheng (editor), “Connected Vehicle Systems: Communication, Data, and Control”, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 9781138035874, 2017.

[4]. Z. Sheng (book chapters author), “From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies”, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 9781498773782, 2017.

[3]. Z. Sheng (book chapters author), “Cyber Physical Systems: Architectures, Protocols and Applications”, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 9781482208979, 2015.

[2]. Z. Sheng (editor) and C. H. Liu, “Energy Efficient Cooperative Wireless Communication and Networks”, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 9781482238211, USA, 2014.

[1]. Z.Sheng (Monograph). “Cooperative Wireless Networks: From Radio to Network Protocol Designs”, Scholars’ Press Publishing, ISBN 978-3-639-51633-3, Germany, 2013.

Technical Report:

[1]. Z. Sheng, "A Survey of Automotive Networking Applications and Protocols", 2014.