Publications by Year  (Selected Publications Sorted by Research Interests) (DBLP Entry)

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    2011
  1. Lei Rao, Xue Liu, Le Xie, Zhan Pang, “Hedging Against Uncertainty: A Tale of Internet Data Center Operations Under Deregulated Electricity Market”, in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG), (accepted for publication, to appear), 2011 new!
  2. Fan Zhang, Wenbo He, Xue Liu, Patrick Bridges, "Inferring Users' Online Activities through Traffic Analysis," In Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Conference on Wireless Network Security (WiSec’11) (Full Paper, acceptance rate = 11.5%, 10 full papers accepted out of 87),  Hamburg, Germany , June 15-17, 2011 ( Best Paper Award )   new!
  3. Xinyu Xing, Yu-Li Liang, Hanqiang Cheng, Jianxun Dang, SuiHuang, Richard Han, Xue Liu, Qin Lv, Shivakant Mishra, "Detecting Obscene Content and Misbehaving Users in Online Video Chat Services, "  in Proceedings of the 20th ACM International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2011), Hyderabad, India, 2011 (Full paper acceptance rate =12.5%)  new!    ( Media reports on CBC, NewScientist, MIT Technology Review's BlogMcGill Daily etc.)
  4. Luoyi Fu, Yi Qin, Xinbing Wang, Xue Liu, "Throughput and Delay Analysis for Convergecast with MIMO in Wireless Networks", in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS),  (accepted for publication, to appear), 2011 new!
  5. Chen Tian, Hongbo Jiang, Xue Liu, Wenyu Liu, "Revisiting Dynamic Query Protocols in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks, " in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS),  (accepted for publication, to appear), 2011 new!
  6. Huanzhong Li, Xue Liu, Wenbo He, Jian Li, Wenhua Dou, End-to-End Delay Analysis in Wireless Network Coding: A Network Calculus-Based Approach, " in Proceedings of the 31th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS’11), Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2011, (Acceptance rate = 15.4%, 87 out of 565) new!
  7. Fan Zhang, Wenbo He, Xue Liu, "Traffic Demultiplexing: An Efficient Protection Against Traffic Analysis in Wireless Networks, " in Proceedings of the 31th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS’11), Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2011, (Acceptance rate = 15.4%, 87 out of 565) new!
  8. Wenbo He, Xue Liu, Mai Ren, "Location Cheating: A Security Challenge to Location-based Social Network Services, " in Proceedings of the 31th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS’11), Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2011 (Acceptance rate = 15.4%, 87 out of 565) new!
  9. Lixiong Chen, Xue Liu, Qixin Wang, Yufei Wang, "A Real-Time Multicast Routing Scheme for Multi-Hop Switched Fieldbuses, " in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2011 (INFOCOM'2011), Shanghai, China. (Acceptance ratio =15.96%, 291 out of 1823) new!
  10. Yu Hua, Xue Liu, "Scheduling Design and Analysis for End-to-End Heterogeneous Flows in an Avionics Network,” in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2011 (INFOCOM'2011), " Shanghai, China. (Acceptance ratio =15.96%, 291 out of 1823) new!
  11. Xinyu Xing, Jianxun Dang, Shivakant Mishra, Xue Liu, "A Highly Scalable Bandwidth Estimation of Commercial Hotspot Access Points, " in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2011 (INFOCOM'2011), Shanghai, China. (Acceptance ratio =15.96%, 291 out of 1823) new!
  12. Luoyi Fu, Yi Qin, Xinbing Wang, Xue Liu, "Converge-Cast with MIMO, " in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2011 (INFOCOM'2011), Shanghai, China. (Acceptance ratio =15.96%, 291 out of 1823) new!
  13. Deke Guo, Tao Chen, Dan Li, Yunaho Liu, Xue Liu, Guihai Chen, "BCN: Expansible Network Structures for Data Centers Using Hierarchical Compound Graphs", in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2011 (INFOCOM'2011)  (Mini Conference), Shanghai, China. new!
  14. Chen Tian, Hongbo Jiang, Arun Iyengar, Xue Liu, Zuodong Wu, Jinhua Chen, Wenyu Liu, Chonggang Wang, Improving Application Placement Load-Balancing for Cluster-based Web Applications, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM). 2011. To appear new!
  15. Xue Liu, Tarek Abdelzaher, "Non-Utilization Bounds and Feasible Regions for Arbitrary Fixed-Priority Policies", in ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS),  Vol 10, Issue 3, 2011 new!
  16. Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, Adaptive Calibration for Fusion-based Cyber-Physical Systems, in ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), to appear   new!
  17. Wei Dong, Chun Chen, Xue Liu, Jiajun Bu, and Yi Gao, "A Lightweight and Density-Aware Reprogramming Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks",  IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC),  to appear  new!
  18. Wei Dong, Chun Chen, Xue Liu, Yunhao Liu, Jiajun Bu, and Kougen Zheng, "SenSpire OS: A Predictable, Flexible, and Efficient Operating System for Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Computers, to appear  new!
  19. Lei Rao, Xue Liu, Kyoung-Don Kang, Wenyu Liu, Liang Liu, Ying Chen, "Optimal Joint Multi-path Routing and Sampling Rates Assignment for Real-Time Wireless Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2011), Kyoto, Japan, 2011 new!

    2010
  20. Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Zhaohui Yuan, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, "System-level Calibration for Fusion-based Wireless Sensor Networks," in Proceedings of the 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2010 ), November 30 - December 3, 2010 San Diego, CA, USA
  21. Peijian Wang, Yong Qi, Xue Liu,Ying Chen, Xiao Zhong, "Power Management in Heterogeneous Multi-tier Web Clusters", in Proceedings of the 39th IEEE International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2010), San Diego, CA 2010 
  22. Shengquan Wang, Jian-Jia Chen, Jun Liu, Xue Liu, "Power Saving Design for Servers under Response Time Constraint, " in Proceedings of the 20th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS 2010), Brussels, Belgium (acceptance ratio = 24%) 
  23. Sathish Gopalakrishnan, Xue Liu, "Improving rewards in overloaded real-time systems", 18th International Conference on Real-Time and Network Systems (RTNS’10), Toulouse, France, 2010, USA 
  24. Mingxuan Yuan, Zonghua Gu, Xiuqiang He, Xue Liu, Lei Jiang, "Hardware/Software Partitioning and Pipelined Scheduling on Runtime Reconfigurable FPGAs," ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), Vol, 15, Issue 2,  2010 (#2 of the Top 10 Downloaded ACM TODAES Articles in 2010)
  25. Xiaorui Wang, Xin Fu, Xue Liu, Zonghua Gu, "PAUC: Power-Aware Utilizaiton Control in Distributed Real-Time Systems, " IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2010 
  26. Lei Rao, Xue Liu, Marija Ilic, Jie Liu, "MEC-IDC: Joint Load Balancing and Power Control for Distributed Internet Data Centers, " in Proceedings of the First ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS’10), Stockholm, Sweden, 2010 
  27. Wenbo He, Xue Liu, Long Zheng, Hao Yang, "Reliability Calculus: A Theoretical Framework to Analyze Communication Reliability in Cyber-Physical Systems, " in Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS’10), Genoa, Italy, 2010, (Acceptance rate: 14.4%) 
  28. Jianguo Yao, Xue Liu, Xi Chen, Xiaorui Wang, Jian Li, "Online Decentralized Adaptive Optimal Controller Design of CPU Utilization for Distributed Real-Time Embedded Systems, " in Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference (ACC'10), Baltimore, MD
  29. Can Basaran, Mehmet H. Suzer, Kyoung-Don Kang, Xue Liu, "Robust Fuzzy CPU Utilization Control for Dynamic Workloads," Journal of Systems and Software (JSS), Vol 83, Issue 7, pp. 1192-1204, 2010 
  30. Xinyu Xing, Shivakant Mishra, Xue Liu, "ARBOR: Hang Together rather than Hang Separately in 802.11 WiFi Networks, " in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2010 (INFOCOM'2010), San Diego, USA. (Acceptance ratio =17.5%) 
  31. Wei Dong, Xue Liu, Chun Chen, Yuan He, Gong Chen, Yunaho Liu, Jiajun Bu, "DPLC: Dynamic Packet Length Control in Wireless Sensor Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2010 (INFOCOM'2010), San Diego, USA. (Acceptance ratio =17.5%) 
  32. Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, Zhaohui Yuan, "Adaptive Calibration for Fusion-based Wireless Sensor Networks, " in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2010 (INFOCOM'2010), San Diego, USA. (Acceptance ratio =17.5%)
  33. Lei Rao, Xue Liu, Le Xie, Wenyu Liu, "Minimizing Electricity Cost: Optimization of Distributed Internet Data Centers in a Multi-Electricity-Market Environment, " in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2010 (INFOCOM'2010), San Diego, USA. (Acceptance ratio =17.5%)  
  34. Hongbo Jiang, Wenping Liu, Dan Wang, Chen Tian, Xiang Bai, Xue Liu, Ying Wu,  Wenyu Liu, "Connectivity-based Skeleton Extraction in Wireless Sensor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Vol.21, Issue 5, 2010 
  35. Wei Dong, Chun Chen, Xue Liu, Kougen Zheng, Rui Chu, Jiajun Bu, "FIT: A Flexible, LIght-Weight, and Real-Time Scheduling System for Wireless Sensor Platforms, "  in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol 21, Issue. 1, 2010 
  36. Wei Dong, Chun Chen, Xue Liu, Jiajun Bu, "Providing OS Support for Wireless Sensor Networks: Challenges and Approaches", in IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (COMST), Issue 4, pp. 1-12, 2010

    2009
  37. Lei Rao, Xue Liu, Jian-Jia Chen, Wenyu Liu, "Joint Optimization of System Lifetime and Network Performance for Real-Time Wireless Sensor Networks, " in Proceedings of The Sixth International ICST Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine 2009), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2009
  38. Zhong Xu, Yuan Jin, Weihuan Shu, Xue Liu, Junhai Luo, "SReD: A Secure Reputation-Based Dynamic Window Scheme for Disruption-Tolerant Networks, " in Proceedings of the 2009 Military Communications Conference (MILCOM 2009), Boston, MA, 2009 
  39. Zhigang Li, Nong Xiao, Yunhao Liu, Xue Liu, "Contour-cast: Location-free Data Dissemination and Discovery for Wireless Sensor Networks",  in Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'09), Shenzhen, China, 2009 
  40. Liang Liu, Hao Wang, Xue Liu, Xing Jin, Wenbo He, QingBo Wang, Ying Chen, "GreenCloud: A New Architecture for Green Data Center, "  in Proceedings of International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Communications (ICAC 2009) 
  41. Wei Dong, Chun Chen, Xue Liu, Jiajun Bu, Yunhao Liu, "Dynamic Linking and Loading in Networked Embedded Systems, " in Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS 2009), Macau SAR, PRC,  2009  
  42. Tao Chen, Deke Guo, Xue Liu, Honghui Chen, Xueshan Luo, Junxian Liu, "BDP: A Bloom Filters Based Dissemination Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks, " in Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS 2009), Macau SAR, PR,C 2009 
  43. Wei Xi, Jizhong Zhao, Xue Liu, Yong Qi, "EUL: an Efficient and Universal Localization Method for Wireless Sensor Network, " in Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS’09), Montreal, Canada, 2009 (Acceptance Rate: 75/455 = 16.3%) 
  44. Jie Liu, Feng Zhao, Xue Liu, Wenbo He, "Challenges Towards Elastic Power Management in Internet Data Centers ",  in proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (WCPS 2009), Montreal, Canada, 2009
  45. Wenbo He, Xue Liu, Hoang Nguyen, Klara Nahrstedt, "A Cluster-based Protocol To Enforce Integrity and Preserve Privacy in Data Aggregation", in proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (WCPS 2009), Montreal, Canada, 2009 
  46. Wei Dong, Chun Chen, Xue Liu, Jiajun Bu, "Performance of Bulk Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks",  in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS 2009), Marina Del Rey, California, 2009 (Acceptance Rate: 26/116 = 22.4% ) 
  47. Jianguo Yao, Xue Liu, Xiaoyun Zhu, "Reduced Dimension Control Based on Online Recursive Principal Component Analysis, " in Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference (ACC'09), St. Louis, MO, 2009 
  48. Jianguo Yao, Xue Liu, "Asymptotically Stable Adaptive Critic Design for Uncertain Nonlinear System," in Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference (ACC'09), St. Louis, MO, 2009 
  49.  Xiaorui Wang, Xing Fu, Xue Liu, and Zonghua Gu, "Power-Aware CPU Utilization Control for Distributed Real-Time Systems," in Proceedings of the 15th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS 2009), San Francisco, CA, April 2009 
  50. Can Basaran, Mehmet H. Suzer, Kyoung-Don Kang, Xue Liu, "Model-Free Fuzzy Control of CPU Utilization for Unpredictable Workloads", in Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design (FeBID'09), in conjunction with IEEE RTAS'09, San Francisco, California, 2009 
  51. Hongbo Jiang, Wenping Liu, Dan Wang, Chen Tian, Xiang Bai, Xue Liu, Ying Wu, Wenyu Liu, "CASE: Connectivity-based Skeleton Extraction in Wireless Sensor Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2009), (Mini-Conference), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2009
  52. Xiaojiang Du, Xue Liu, Yang Xiao, "Density-Varying High-end Sensor Placement in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks ," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2009), Dresden, Germany, 2009 
  53. Lui Sha, Sathish Gopalakrishnan, Xue Liu, Qixin Wang, "Cyber-Physical Systems: A New Frontier," in Machine Learning in Cyber Trust: Security, Privacy, and Reliability, (Tsai, Jeffrey J.P.; Yu, Philip S. (Eds.)), Springer-Verlag, March 2009. ISBN: 978-0-387-88734-0
  54. Chen Tian, Hongbo Jiang, Xue Liu, Wenyu Liu, Yi Wang, "Tri-Message: A Light-Weight Time Synchronization Protocol for High Latency and Resource-Constrained Networks," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2009), Dresden, Germany, 2009

    2008
  55. Xue Liu, Qixin Wang, Sathish Gopalakrishnan, Wenbo He, Lui Sha, Hui Ding, Kihwal Lee, "ORTEGA: An Efficient and Flexible Online Fault Tolerance Architecture for Real-Time Control Systems," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII), Vol 4, No. 4, pp 213-224, 2008 ( Best Paper Award of  IEEE TII 2008)
  56. Xue Liu, Jin Heo, Lui Sha, Xiaoyun Zhu, "Queueing-Model-Based Adaptive Control of Multi-Tiered Web Applications, " in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM), Vol. 5, No. 3, 2008
  57. Weihuan Shu, Xue Liu, Zonghua Gu, Sathish Gopalakrishnan, "Optimal Sampling Rate Assignment with Dynamic Route Selection for Real-Time  Wireless Sensor Networks, " in Proceedings of the 29th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2008), Barcelona, Spain, 2008. (Acceptance Rate: 44/189 = 23%) 
  58. Weichen Liu, Mingxuan Yuan, Xiuqiang He, Zonghua Gu, Xue Liu, "Efficient SAT-Based Mapping of Timed Homogeneous Synchronous Dataflow Graphs onto a Multiprocessor Platform for Throughput Optimization, " in Proceedings of the 29th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2008), Barcelona, Spain, 2008. (Acceptance Rate: 44/189 = 23%) 
  59. Wenbo He, Hoang Nguyen, Xue Liu, Klara Nahrstedt, Tarek Abdelzaher "iPDA: An Integrity-Protecting Private Data Aggregation Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks," in Proceedings of the 2008 Military Communications Conference (MILCOM 2008), San Diego, CA, 2008 
  60. Guoliang Xing, Weijia Jiak Yufei Du, Posco Tso, Mo Sha, Xue Liu, "Toward Ubiquitous Video-based Cyber-Physical Systems," in Proceedings of the workshop on Engineering Cyber-Physical Ecosystems, in conjunction with the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2008), Singapore, 2008 
  61. Yuan Chen, Subu Iyer, Xue Liu, Dejan Milojicic, Akhil Sahai, "Translating Service Level Objectives to lower level policies for multi-tier services," in Journal of Cluster Computing, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 299-311, Springer Netherlands, September 2008  
  62.  Junhai Luo, Xue Liu, Yi Zhang, Danxia Ye, Zhong Xu, "Fuzzy Trust Recommendation Based on Collaborative Filtering for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks," in Proceedings of the 33rd Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks  (LCN 2008), Montreal, QC, Canada, 2008 
  63. Chen Tian, Xue Liu, Hongbo Jiang, Wenyu Liu, Yi Wang, "Improving BitTorrent Traffic Performance by Exploiting Geographic Locality", in Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2008), New Orleans, LA, 2008
  64. Jianguo Yao, Xue Liu, Mingxuan Yuan, Zonghua Gu, "Online Adaptive Utilization Control for Real-Time Embedded Multiprocessor Systems," in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Hardware-Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS'08), Atlanta, Georgia, 2008 
  65. Xue Liu, Xiaoyun Zhu, Jianguo Yao, Zhikui Wang, Sharad Singhal, "Simplified Control for Complex IT Systems Using Dimension Reduction, " in Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design (FeBID'08), in conjunction with ACM SIGMETRICS'08, Annapolis, Maryland, 2008 
  66. Long Zheng, Xue Liu, Jinglun Zhou, "Frequency-Domain Reliability Analysis and Modeling of Networked Control Systems,” in Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design (FeBID'08), in conjunction with ACM SIGMETRICS'08, Annapolis, Maryland, 2008 
  67. Chen Tian, Hongbo Jiang, Xue Liu, Wenyu Liu, Yi Wang, "Towards Minimum Traffic Cost and Minimum Response Latency: A Novel Dynamic Query Protocol in Unstructured P2P Networks, " in Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP-08), Portland, Oregon, 2008 
  68. Lui Sha, Sathish Gopalakrishnan, Xue Liu, Qixin Wang, "Cyber-Physical Systems: A New Frontier," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous, and Trustworthy Computing (SUTC 2008), Taichung, Taiwan, 2008 (Invited Keynote Speech) 
  69. Xue Liu, Hui Ding, Kihwal Lee, Qixin Wang, Lui Sha, "ORTEGA: An Efficient and Flexible Software Fault Tolerance Architecture for Real-Time Control Systems," in Proceedings of the 20th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS 2008), Prague, Czech Republic, 2008  
  70. Jianguo Yao, Xue Liu, "CPU Utilization Control Based on Adaptive Critic Design," in Workshop on Adaptive and Reconfigurable Embedded Systems (APRES), in conjunction with the 14th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2008 
  71. Wei Dong, Chun Chen, Xue Liu, Kougen Zheng, Rui Chu, Jiajun Bu, "FIT: A Flexible, LIght-Weight, and Real-Time Scheduling System for Wireless Sensor Platforms," in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS 2008), Santorini Island, Greece, 2008  (Acceptance Rate: 29/116 = 25%) 
  72. Zhong Xu, Xue Liu, Guoqing Zhang, Wenbo He, Guanzhong Dai, Weihuan Shu, "A Certificateless Signature Scheme for Mobile Wireless Cyber-Physical Systems," in Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems, in conjunction with ICDCS 2008, Beijing, China. (Acceptance rate = 27%)  
  73. Chun Zhang, Xue Liu, “Tradeoff Between Sampling Rates and Data Accuracy,” in Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference (ACC'08), Seattle, WA  
  74. Wenbo He, Klara Nahrstedt, Xue Liu, "End-to-End Delay Control of Multimedia Applications over Multi-hop Wireless Links," in ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMCCAP), Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 16.1-16.20, November 2008 
  75. Qixin Wang, Sathish Gopalakrishnan, Xue Liu, and Lui Sha, "A Switch Design for Real-Time Industrial Networks," in Proceedings of  the 14th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS 2008), Saint Louis, MO, 2008
  76. Junhai Luo, Xue Liu, Danxia Ye, "Research on Multicast Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks," in Elsevier Computer Networks Journal, Vol. 52, No. 5, pp. 988-997, April 2008
  77. Qixin Wang, Rong Zheng, Ajay Tirumala, Xue Liu, and Lui Sha, "Lightning: A Hard Real-Time, Fast, and Lightweight Low-End Wireless Sensor Election Protocol for Acoustic Event Localization," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC),Vol. 7, Issue 5, pp570-584, May, 2008 (Selected as the Featured Article of IEEE TMC 2008 May Issue )  
  78. Jonathan Koren, Yi Zhang, Xue Liu, "Personalized Interactive Faceted Search," in  Proceedings of  the 17th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2008), Beijing, China, 2008  
  79. Pavithra Prabhakar, Peter Csaba Olveczky, Xue Liu, "Formal Modeling and Analysis of Real-Time Resource-Sharing Protocols in Real-Time Maude," in Proceedings of  the 16th International Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Real-Time Systems (WPDRTS 2008), Miami, FL, 2008   


    2007
  80. Xue Liu, Xiaoyun Zhu, Pradeep Padala, Zhikui Wang, Sharad Singhal, "Optimal Multivariate Control for Differentiated Services on a Shared Hosting Platform," in Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'07), New Orleans, LA, 2007. 
  81. Xue Liu, Wenbo He, "Active Queue Management Design Using Discrete-Event Control," in Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'07), New Orleans, LA, 2007. 
  82. Jin Heo, Dan Henriksson, Xue Liu, Tarek Abdelzaher, "Integrating Adaptive Components: An Emerging Challenge in Performance-Adaptive Systems and a Server Farm Case-Study," in Proceedings of the 28th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS'07), Tucson, Arizona, 2007.
  83. Qixin Wang, Xue Liu, Jennifer Hou, Lui Sha, "GD-Aggregate: A WAN Virtual Topology Building Tool for Hard Real-Time and Embedded Applications," in Proceedings of the 28th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS'07), Tucson, Arizona, 2007. 
  84. Yuan Chen, Subu Iyer, Xue Liu, Dejan Milojicic, Akhil Sahai, "SLA Decomposition: Translating Service Level Objectives to System Level Thresholds," in Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing 2007 (ICAC '07), June 2007 
  85. Chengdu Huang, Tarek Abdelzaher, Xue Liu, "On Dominating Set Allocation Policies in Real-Time Wide-Area Distributed Systems," in Proceedings of the the 19th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS'07), Pisa, Italy, 2007. 
  86. Qixin Wang, Xue Liu, Weiqun Chen, Lui Sha, Marco Caccamo, "Building Robust Wireless LAN for Industrial Control with DSSS-CDMA Cellphone Network Paradigm," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), vol. 6, pp. 706-719, 2007. 
  87. Xue Liu, Wenbo He, "Control Computing Systems as Queueing Systems: The Case of Optimal Dropping Strategy for Internet Routers," in Second IEEE International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design in Computing Systems and Networks (FeBID'07), co-located with IM 2007 Munich, Germany, 2007. 
  88. Zhikui Wang, Xue Liu, Alex Zhang, Chris Stewart, Xiaoyun Zhu, Terence Kelly, Sharad Singhal, "AutoParam: Automated Control of Application-Level Performance in Virtualized Server Environments," in Second IEEE International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design in Computing Systems and Networks (FeBID'07), co-located with IM 2007 Munich, Germany, 2007.
  89. Tibor Horvath, Tarek Abdelzaher, Kevin Skadron, Xue Liu, "Dynamic Voltage Scaling in Multi-tier Web Servers with End-to-end Delay Control," in IEEE Transactions on Computers (ToC), vol. 56, pp. 444-458, 2007. 
  90. Wenbo He, Xue Liu, Hoang Nguyen, Klara Nahrstedt, Tarek Abdelzaher, "PDA: Privacy-preserving Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks, " in Proceedings of the 26th Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2007), Anchorage, Alaska, May 2007. (Acceptance rate = 18%).  


    2006 and Earlier
  91. Xue Liu, Qixin Wang, Wenbo He, Marco Caccamo, Lui Sha, "Optimal Real-Time Sampling Rate Assignment for Wireless Sensor Networks," in ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), Vol. 2(2), pp. 263-295, 2006.
  92. Qixin Wang, Wook Shin, Xue Liu, Zheng Zeng, Cham Oh, Bedoor K. Alshebli, Marco Caccamo, Carl A. Gunter, Elsa Gunter, Jennifer Hou, Karrie Karahalios, and Lui Sha, "I-Living: An Open System Architecture for Assisted Living", in Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2006). Taipei, Taiwan. 2006. 
  93. Xue Liu, Hui Ding, Kihwal Lee, Lui Sha, Marco Caccamo, "Feedback Fault Tolerance of Real-Time Embedded Systems -- Issues and Possible Solutions," in ACM SIGBED Review, Vol 3(2), 2006.
  94. Jin Heo, Xue Liu, Lui Sha, Tarek Abdelzaher, "Autonomous Delay Regulation for Multi-Threaded Internet Servers", in 2006 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS 2006), Calgary, Canada.
  95. Xue Liu, Tarek Abdelzaher, "On Non-Utilization Bounds for Arbitrary Fixed Priority Policies," in Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS 2006), San Jose, California, 2006.  (Nominated for Best Paper)
  96. Xue Liu, Jin Heo, Lui Sha, Xiaoyun Zhu, "Adaptive Control of Multi-Tiered Web Application Using Queueing Predictor," in Proceedings of the 10th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2006), Vancouver, Canada, 2006. (Acceptance rate = 23%)
  97. Xue Liu, Hui Ding, Kihwal Lee, Lui Sha, Marco Caccamo, "Feedback Based Real-Time Fault Tolerance," in First International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design in Computing Systems and Networks (FeBID 2006), co-located with NOMS 2006, Vancouver, Canada, 2006.
  98. Qixin Wang, Xue Liu, Weiqun Chen, Wenbo He, Marco Caccamo, "Building Robust Wireless LAN for Industrial Control with DSSS-CDMA Cellphone Network Paradigm," in Proceedings of the 26th  IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2005), Miami, Florida, 2005. (Acceptance rate = 22.5%)
  99. Xue Liu, Wenbo He, Chengdu Huang, Min Wu, Liqian Luo, "Autonomous Motion Planning on Mars," in Embedded Real-Time Systems Implementation Workshop (ERTSI 2005), in conjunction with the 26th IEEE International Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2005), Miami, Florida, 2005.
  100. Xue Liu, Jin Heo, Lui Sha, "Modeling 3-Tiered Web Applications," in Proceedings of the 13th  IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2005), Short Paper, Atlanta, Georgia, 2005.
  101. Wenbo He, Xue Liu, Klara Nahrstedt, "A Feedback Control Scheme for Resource Allocation in Wireless Multi-hop Ad Hoc Networks," in Proceedings of the Second Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems (MobiQuitous 2005), San Diego, California, 2005.
  102. Xue Liu, Xiaoyun Zhu, Sharad Singhal, Martin Arlitt, "Adaptive Entitlement Control to Resource Containers on Shared Servers," in Proceedings of the 9th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on  Integrated Network Management (IM 2005), Nice, France, 2005. (Acceptance rate = 23.5%)
  103. Qixin Wang, Rong Zheng, Ajay Tirumala, Xue Liu, and Lui Sha, "Lightning: A Fast and Lightweight Acoustic Localization Protocol Using Low-End Wireless Micro-Sensors," in Proceedings of the 25th  IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2004), Lisbon, Portugal, 2004. (Acceptance rate = 22%)
  104. Xue Liu, Qixin Wang, Lui Sha, Wenbo He, "Optimal QoS Sampling Frequency Assignment for Real-Time Wireless Sensor Networks," in Proceedings of the 24th  IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2003), Cancun, Mexico, 2003. (Acceptance rate = 17%)
  105. Xue Liu, Lui Sha, Yixin Diao, Steve Froehlich, Joseph Hellerstein, Sujay Parekh, "Online Response Time Optimization of Apache Web Server," in Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS 2003), Monterey, CA, 2003. (Acceptance rate, 18.9% for 2002, 19.5% for 2004)
  106. Ramesh Chandra, Xue Liu, Lui Sha, "On the Scheduling of Flexible and Reliable Real-Time Control System," in Real-Time Systems Journal, Vol. 24 (2), 2003.
  107. Ying Lu, Tarek Abdelzaher, Chenyang Lu, Lui Sha, Xue Liu, "Feedback Control with Queueing-Theoretic Prediction for Relative Delay Guarantees in Web Servers," in Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS 2003), Washington DC, 2003.
  108. Lui Sha, Xue Liu, Ying Lu, Tarek Abdelzaher, "Queuing Model Based Network Server Performance Control,"  in Proceedings of the 23th  IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2002), Austin, TX, Dec., 2002.
  109. Lui Sha, Xue Liu, Marco Caccamo, Giorgio Buttazzo, "Online Control Optimization Using Load Driven Scheduling," in Proceedings of the 39th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC '00), Vol. 1, Sydney, Dec., 2000.
  110. Xue Liu, Chundi Mu, Wenbo He, "Optimization Models and Simulation in Acoustic Warfare," in Journal of Tsinghua University Science and Technology, Vol.39 No.7, 1999.
  111. Chundi Mu, Xue Liu, Wenbo He, "Framework of Decision Support System for Quality-Oriented Production Management," in Computer Integrated Manufacturing System (CIMS) Journal, No. 2, Apr. 1998. (in Chinese)
  112. Xue Liu, Chen Hu, Han Chen, "How to Find the Most “Quiet” Submarine in the World," in Journal of Mathematics in Practice and Theory, Vol. 26(1996), No. 4. (in Chinese)
  113. Xue Liu, Chen Hu, Han Chen, “An Energy Gradient Method for the Air Traffic Regulation Problem," in Journal of Mathematics in Practice and Theory, Vol. 26(1996), No. 1. (in Chinese)


Extended Abstracts or Posters in Refereed Conferences

  1. Xue Liu, Rong Zheng, Jin Heo, Lui Sha, "Timing Control for Web Server Systems Using Internal State Information," in 14th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2005), Special Interest Tracks and Posters, Chiba, Japan, 2005.
  2. Rong Zheng, Guanghui He, Xue Liu, “Location-free Coverage Maintenance in Wireless Sensor Networks”, the Sixth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), 2005