Publications

Preprints

  1. F. Li, J. Liu, and B. Ji, “Combinatorial Sleeping Bandits with Fairness Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, under review. (Invited for Fast Track Submission from IEEE INFOCOM 2019) [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  2. G. Sallam and B. Ji, “Joint Placement and Allocation of Virtual Network Functions with Budget and Capacity Constraints,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), under revision. [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  3. B. Li, J. Liu, and B. Ji, “Low-Overhead Wireless Uplink Scheduling for Large-Scale Internet-of-Things,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), under major revision.

  4. L. P. Qian, Y. Wu, B. Ji, and X. Shen, “Optimal ADMM-based Spectrum and Power Allocation for Heterogeneous Small-Cell Networks with Hybrid Energy Supplies,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), under review.

  5. Y. Chen, J. Wu, and B. Ji, “Deploying Virtual Network Functions with Heterogeneous Models in Tree-structured Software Defined Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM), under review.

Books

  1. B. Ji, X. Lin, and N. B. Shroff, “Advances in Multi-Channel Resource Allocation: Throughput, Delay, and Complexity,” Morgan & Claypool Publishers, November 2016. [link]

Journal Articles

  1. H. Shakhatreh, A. Khreishah, and B. Ji, “UAVs to the Rescue: Prolonging the Lifetime of Wireless Devices Under Disaster Situations,” IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking (TGCN), accepted, July 2019.

  2. L. P. Qian, F. Ai, Y. Huang, Y. Wu, B. Ji, and Z. Shi, “Optimal SIC Ordering and Computation Resource Allocation in MEC-aware NOMA NB-IoT Networks,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 2806-2816, April 2019.

  3. L. P. Qian, Y. Wu, B. Ji, L. Huang, and D. H. K. Tsang, “HybridIoT: Integration of Hierarchical Multiple Access and Computation Offloading for IoT-Based Smart Cities,” IEEE Network, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 6-13, March/April 2019.

  4. Y. Sang, G. R. Gupta, and B. Ji, “Node-based Service-Balanced Scheduling for Provably Guaranteed Throughput and Evacuation Time Performance,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 1938-1951, 2018. [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  5. A. Gharaibeh, A. Khreishah, B. Ji, and M. Ayyash, “A Provably Efficient Online Collaborative Caching Algorithm for Multicell-Coordinated Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 1863-1876, 2016. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  6. B. Ji, G. R. Gupta, M. Sharma, X. Lin, and N. B. Shroff, “Achieving Optimal Throughput and Near-Optimal Asymptotic Delay Performance in Multi-Channel Wireless Networks with Low Complexity: A Practical Greedy Scheduling Policy,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 880-893, 2015. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  7. B. Ji, G. R. Gupta, X. Lin, and N. B. Shroff, “Low-Complexity Scheduling Policies for Achieving Throughput and Asymptotic Delay Optimality in Multi-Channel Wireless Networks,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 1911-1924, 2014. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  8. B. Ji, C. Joo, and N. B. Shroff, “Delay-based Back-pressure Scheduling in Multi-hop Wireless Networks,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), vol. 21, no.5, pp. 1539-1552, 2013. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  9. B. Ji, C. Joo, and N. B. Shroff, “Throughput-Optimal Scheduling in Multihop Wireless Networks Without Per-Flow Information,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 634-647, 2013. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

Conference Papers

  1. [New] G. Sallam, Z. Zheng, and B. Ji, “Placement and Allocation of Virtual Network Functions: Multi-dimensional Case,” Proceedings of IEEE ICNP 2019, Chicago, Illinois, October 2019. (to appear)

  2. Z. Liu and B. Ji, “Towards the Tradeoff Between Service Performance and Information Freshness,” Proceedings of IEEE ICC 2019, Shanghai, China, May 2019. [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  3. F. Li, J. Liu, and B. Ji, “Combinatorial Sleeping Bandits with Fairness Constraints,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2019, Paris, France, April/May 2019. [Technical Report (arXiv)] (Best Paper Award; Best-in-Session Presentation Award)

  4. G. Sallam and B. Ji, “Joint Placement and Allocation of Virtual Network Functions with Budget and Capacity Constraints,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2019, Paris, France, April/May 2019. [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  5. A. I. Mandviwalla, K. Ohshiro, and B. Ji, “Implementing Grover's Algorithm on the IBM Quantum Computers,” Proceedings of the 5th National Symposium for NSF REU Research in Data Science, Systems, and Security, Seattle, WA, December 2018. [PDF]

  6. Y. Chen, J. Wu, and B. Ji, “Virtual Network Function Deployment in Tree-structured Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE ICNP 2018, Cambridge, UK, September 2018. [PDF]

  7. N. Lu, B. Ji, and B. Li, “Age-based Scheduling: Improving Data Freshness for Wireless Real-Time Traffic,” Proceedings of ACM MobiHoc 2018, Los Angeles, California, June 2018. [PDF]

  8. B. Li, B. Ji, and J. Liu, “Efficient and Low-Overhead Uplink Scheduling for Large-Scale Wireless Internet-of-Things,” Proceedings of IEEE WiOpt 2018, Shanghai, China, May 2018. [PDF]

  9. K. Chi, L. Wu, X. Du, G. Yin, J. Wu, B. Ji, and X. Hei, “Enabling Fair Spectrum Sharing between Wi-Fi and LTE-Unlicensed,” Proceedings of IEEE ICC 2018, Kansas City, MO, May 2018.

  10. G. Sallam, G. R. Gupta, B. Li, and B. Ji, “Shortest Path and Maximum Flow Problems Under Service Function Chaining Constraints,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2018, Honolulu, HI, April 2018. [PDF] (Best-in-Session Presentation Award)

  11. Y. Sang, B. Li, and B. Ji, “The Power of Waiting for More than One Response in Minimizing the Age-of-Information,” Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, Singapore, December 2017. [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  12. Y. Sang, B. Ji, G. R. Gupta, X. Du, and L. Ye, “Provably Efficient Algorithms for Joint Placement and Allocation of Virtual Network Functions,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2017, Atlanta, GA, May 2017. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  13. H. Shakhatreh, A. Khreishah, and B. Ji, “Providing Wireless Coverage to High-rise Buildings Using UAVs,” Proceedings of IEEE ICC 2017, Paris, France, May 2017.

  14. L. Wu, B. Brandt, X. Du, and B. Ji, “Analysis of Clickjacking Attacks and An Effective Defense Scheme for Android Devices,” Proceedings of IEEE CNS 2016, Philadelphia, PA, October 2016. [PDF]

  15. B. Ji and Y. Sang, “Throughput Characterization of Node-based Scheduling in Multihop Wireless Networks: A Novel Application of the Gallai-Edmonds Structure Theorem,” Proceedings of ACM MobiHoc 2016, Paderborn, Germany, July 2016. [PDF]

  16. B. Ji, G. R. Gupta, and Y. Sang, “Node-based Service-Balanced Scheduling for Provably Guaranteed Throughput and Evacuation Time Performance,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2016, San Francisco, CA, April 2016. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)] (Best-in-Session Presentation Award)

  17. Z. Qian, B. Ji, K. Srinivasan, and N. B. Shroff, “Achieving Delay Rate-function Optimality in OFDM Downlink with Time-correlated Channels,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2016, San Francisco, CA, April 2016. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  18. Y. Zheng, B. Ji, N. B. Shroff, and P. Sinha, “Forget the Deadline: Scheduling Interactive Applications in Data Centers,” Proceedings of IEEE CLOUD 2015, New York, June 2015. [PDF]

  19. B. Ji and J. Wu, “Node-based Scheduling with Provable Evacuation Time,” Proceedings of CISS 2015, Baltimore, MD, March 2015. [PDF]

  20. B. Ji, G. R. Gupta, X. Lin, and N. B. Shroff, “Performance of Low-Complexity Greedy Scheduling Policies in Multi-Channel Wireless Networks: Optimal Throughput and Near-Optimal Delay,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2013, Turin, Italy, April 2013. (Note: There is a mistake in Lemma 1 of the original INFOCOM 2013 paper. Please refer to the journal version [PDF] or [Technical Report (arXiv)] for the corrected version.)

  21. B. Ji, C. Joo, and N. B. Shroff, “Exploring the Inefficiency and Instability of Back-Pressure Algorithms,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2013, Turin, Italy, April 2013. [PDF]

  22. B. Ji, C. Joo, and N. B. Shroff, “Scheduling with Per-link Queues and No Per-flow Information in Multi-hop Wireless Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE WiOpt 2011, Princeton, NJ, May 2011. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  23. B. Ji, C. Joo, and N. B. Shroff, “Delay-based Back-pressure Scheduling in Multi-hop Wireless Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2011, Shanghai, China, April 2011. [PDF] [Technical Report (arXiv)]

  24. B. Ji, J. Zhou, J. Zhu, and L. Qian, “Fastpath-based VPN gateway over network processor,” Proceedings of IET ICWMMN 2006, Hangzhou, China, November 2006.

  25. B. Ji, J. Zhou, L. Qian, and K. Chen, “An implementation of LVS-based highly-available Radius server,” Proceedings of IET ICWMMN 2006, Hangzhou, China, November 2006.

Workshop Papers

  1. Y. Wu, Y. He, L. P. Qian, and B. Ji, “Energy-Aware Spectrum Sharing for Dynamic Spectrum Access via Monotonic Optimization,” Proceedings of IEEE ICC 2015, Workshop on MIMO and Cognitive Radio Technologies in Multihop Network (MIMOCR), London, UK, June 2015. [PDF]

Short Papers & Posters

  1. F. Li, J. Liu, and B. Ji, “Combinatorial Sleeping Bandits with Fairness Constraints,” The 4th Information Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Complex Systems (IMACCS) Workshop, June 2019. (Poster)

  2. Z. Liu and B. Ji, “Towards the Tradeoff Between Service Performance and Information Freshness,” The 4th Information Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Complex Systems (IMACCS) Workshop, June 2019. (Poster)

  3. Y. Qiu, J. Zhang, and B. Ji, “WiStress: Wireless Stress Detection based on Continuous-wave mmWave Radar,” The 4th Information Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Complex Systems (IMACCS) Workshop, June 2019. (Poster)

  4. Y. Sang, B. Li, and B. Ji, “The Power of Waiting for More than One Response in Minimizing the Age-of-Information,” The 2nd Age of Information Workshop (AoI Workshop), co-located with IEEE INFOCOM 2019. (Invited Poster)

  5. K. Ohshiro and B. Ji, “Implementing Grover's Algorithm on the IBM Quantum Computers,” Undergraduate Research Program Symposium, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, September 2018. (Poster)

  6. C. Skinner, Y. Sang, and B. Ji, “Improving Timeliness of Information through Replicating Requests,” Proceedings of IEEE SARNOFF 2016, Newark, NJ, September 2016. (Peer-reviewed poster)

Patents

  1. “Diagnosis of Cellular Network Element States Using Radio Frequency Measurements,” U.S. Patent Number: US20140153418A1, Jun. 5, 2014. (Co-inventors: S. Hariharan, E. Tsui, C. M. Riley, and X. Tang)

  2. “Virtual Special Network Safety Gateway With Multiple Access Modes,” China Patent Number: CN200810060766, Sep. 2008. (Co-inventors: J. Zhou, Y. Xing, and J. Zhu)