Recent Journal/Conference Papers (^ indicate student members in our group)

Submitted/To be submitted

  1. [SMG] Yuedong Xu, Yifan Zhou^, Yifan Mao^, Xu Chen, “Can Early Joining Participants Contribute More?– Timeliness Sensitive Incentivization for Crowdsensing”, Technical Report. (link)
  2. [SMG] Qianlan Bai^, Yuedong Xu*, Nianyi Liu^, Xin Wang, “Blockchain Mining with Multiple Selfish Miners”, Technical Report. (link)
  3. [SMG] Yuedong Xu, John C.S. Lui, “Multi-dimensional Network Security Game”, Technical Report, 2014. (link)
  4. [DML] Xuanjie Li^, Yuedong Xu*, Hui Wang, Xin Wang, John C.S. Lui, “Decentralized Stochastic Proximal Gradient Descent with Variance Reduction over Time-varying Networks”, Technical Report. (link)


  1. [MMN] Laizhong Cui, Erchao Ni, Yipeng Zhou, Zhi Wang, Lei Zhang, Jiangchuan Liu, Yuedong Xu, “Towards Real-Time Video Caching at Edge Servers: A Cost-Aware Deep Q-Learning Solution”, IEEE Trans. Multimedia, 2022.  
  2. [DML] Qingyang Duan^, Zeqin Wang^, Yuedong Xu*, Shaoteng Liu, Jun Wu, “Mercury: A Simple Transport Layer Scheduler to Accelerate Distributed DNN Training”, Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2022.  
  3. [SMG] Qianlan Bai^, Yuedong Xu*, Xin Wang, “Understanding the Benefit of Being Patient in Payment Channel Networks”, IEEE Trans. Network Science and Engineering, 2022.
  4.  Chao Xu , Jessie Hui Wang , Jilong Wang , Tao Yu , Yipeng Zhou , Yuedong Xu, Di Wu , Changqing An, “Offloading Elastic Transfers to Opportunistic Vehicular Networks Based on Imperfect Trajectory Prediction”, IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 2022.


  1. [SMG] Simiao Jiao^, Zihui Xue^, Xiaowei Chen, Yuedong Xu*, “Sampling Graphlets of Multi-layer Networks: A Restricted Random Walk Approach”, ACM Trans. The WEB.
  2. Lei Wang, Weixi Mao, Jin Zhao, Yuedong Xu, “DDQP: A Double Deep Q-Learning Approach to Online Fault-Tolerant SFC Placement”, IEEE Trans. Network Service and Management.
  3. [MMN] Zhe Chen^, Xu Zhang^, Sulei Wang^, Yuedong Xu*, Jie Xiong, Xin Wang, “Enabling Practical Large-Scale MIMO in WLANs With Hybrid Beamforming”, IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 2021.
  4. [MMN] Zhihao Gu^, Taiwei He^, Junwei Yin^, Yuedong Xu*, Jun Wu, “TyrLoc: A Low-cost Multi-technology MIMO Localization System with A Single RF Chain”, Proc. of ACM Mobisys 2021.
  5. Qianlan Bai^, Chao Zhang^, Nianyi Liu^, Xiaowei Chen, Yuedong Xu*, Xin Wang, “Evolution of Transaction Pattern in Ethereum: A Temporal Graph Perspective”, IEEE Trans. Computational Social Systems, 2021.
  6. [DML] Juncai Liu, Jessie Hui Wang, Chenghao Rong, Yuedong Xu, Tao Yu, Jilong Wang, “FedPA: An adaptively partial model aggregation strategy in Federated Learning”, Elsevier Computer Networks.
  7. [MMN] Ying Zheng^, Lixiang Lin^, Tianqi Zhang^, Haoyu Chen^, Qingyang Duan^, Yuedong Xu*, Xin Wang, “Enabling Robust DRL-driven Networking Systems via Teacher-Student Learning”, IEEE JSAC 2021.


  1. Qianlan Bai^, Chao Zhang^, Yuedong Xu*, Xiaowei Chen, Xin Wang, “Evolution of Ethereum: A Temporal Graph Perspective”, Proc. of IFIP Networking 2020, Poster. [link]
  2. Weixi Mao, Lei Wang, Jin Zhao, Yuedong Xu, “Online Fault-tolerant VNF Chain Placement: A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach”, Proc. of IFIP Networking 2020.
  3. Xinyu You^, Xuanjie Li^, Yuedong Xu*, Hui Feng, Jin Zhao, Huaicheng Yan, “Toward Packet Routing with Fully-distributed Multi-agent Deep Reinforcement Learning”, IEEE Trans. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 2020.
  4. Zhihui Gao^, Yunfan Gao^, Sulei Wang^, Dan Li, Yuedong Xu*, “CRISLoc: Reconstructable CSI Fingerprintingfor Indoor Smartphone Localization”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal. [link]
  5. 郑莹^、段庆洋^、林利祥^、游新宇^、徐跃东、王新, “深度强化学习在典型网络系统中的应用综述”, 无线电通信技术(邀请), 2020.
  6. [MMN] Ying Zheng^, Haoyu Chen^, Qingyang Duan^, Lixiang Lin^, Yiyang Shao, Wei Wang, Xin Wang, Yuedong Xu*, “Leveraging Domain Knowledge for Robust Deep Reinforcement Learning in Networking”, Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2021.


  1. Yuedong Xu, Zhujun Xiao, Tianyu Ni, Jessie Hui Wang, Xin Wang, Eitan Altman. “On The Robustness of Price-anticipating Kelly Mechanism”, IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking.
  2. Sulei Wang^, Zhe Chen^, Yuedong Xu*, Qiben Yan, Chongbin Xu, Xin Wang, “On User Selective Eavesdropping Attacks in MU-MIMO: CSI Forgery and Countermeasure”, Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2019.
  3. Sulei Wang^, Zhe Chen^, Yuedong Xu*, Xin Wang, Qingsheng Kong, “Practical User Selection with Heterogeneous Bandwidth and Antennas for MU-MIMO WLANs”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 2019.
  4. Qianlan Bai^, Xinyan Zhou^, Xing Wang^, Yuedong Xu*, Xin Wang, Qingsheng Kong, “A Deep Dive into Blockchain Selfish Mining”, Proc. of IEEE ICC 2019.
  5. Eitan Altman, Rachid El-azouzi, Daniel Sadoc Menasche, Yuedong Xu, “Forever Young: Aging Control for Smartphones in Hybrid Networks”, Proc. of ACM Mobihoc 2019.
  6. Zhanpeng Wu, Yipeng Zhou, Di Wu, Min Chen, Yuedong Xu, “TAMF: Towards Personalized Time-Aware Recommendation for Over-The-Top Videos”, Proc. of ACM NOSSDAV 2019.


  1. Yipeng Zhou, Liang Chen, Mi Jing, Zhong Ming and Yuedong Xu, “Performance Analysis of Thunder Crystal: A Crowdsourcing-based Video Distribution Platform”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Tech., 2018.
  2. Dawei Liu, Yuedong Xu and Xin Huang, “Identification of Location Spoofing in Wireless Sensor Networks in Non-Line-of-Sight Conditions”, IEEE Trans. on Industrial Informatics, 2018.
  3. Lei Huang^, Bowen Ding^, Aining Wang^, Yuedong Xu*, Yipeng Zhou, Xiang Li, “User Behavior Analysis and Video Popularity Prediction on a Large-Scale VoD System”, ACM Trans. Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, 2018.
  4. Ying Zheng^, Ziyu Liu^, Xinyu You^, Yuedong Xu*, Junchen Jiang, “Demystifying Deep Learning in Networking”, Proc. of ACM APNet 2018.
  5. Ziqi Wang^, Zhihao Gu^, Junwei Yin^, Zhe Chen^ and Yuedong Xu*, “Poster: Syncope Detection in Toilet Environments using Wi-Fi Channel State Information”, Proc. of ACM Ubicomp 2018 Poster.


  1. Yuedong Xu, Zhujun Xiao, Hui Feng, Tao Yang, Bo Hu and Yipeng Zhou, “Modeling Buffer Starvations of Video Streaming in Cellular Networks with Large-Scale Measurement of User Behavior”. IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing, 2017.
  2. Zhe Chen^, Xu Zhang^, Sulei Wang^, Yuedong Xu*, Jie Xiong, Xin Wang, “BUSH: Empowering Large-Scale MU-MIMO in WLANs With Hybrid Beamforming”, Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2017.
  3. Zhe Chen^, Xu Zhang^, Yuedong Xu*, Xin Wang, Jie Xiong and Yu Zhu, “MuVi: Multi-view Video Aware Transmission over MIMO Wireless Systems”, IEEE Trans. Multimedia, 2017.
  4. Lei Huang^, Bowen Ding^, Yuedong Xu* and Yipeng Zhou, “Analysis of User Behavior in a Large-Scale VoD System”, Proc. of ACM NOSSDAV 2017.
  5. Chen Zhang^, Yuedong Xu*, Yipeng Zhou and Xiaoming Fu, “On the”Familiar Stranger” Phenomenon in a Large-scale VoD System”, Proc. of NetSciCom 2017 workshop (in conjunction with IEEE Infocom 2017).
  6. Zhe Chen^, Zhongmin Li^, Guorong Zhu^, Xu Zhang^, Yuedong Xu*, Jie Xiong, Xin Wang, “AWL: Turning Spatial Aliasing From Foe to Friend for Decimeter-Level WiFi Localization”, Proc. of ACM CoNEXT 2017.
  7. Weijia Chen^, Yuedong Xu* and Xiaofeng Wu, “Deep Reinforcement Learning for Multi-resource Multi-machine Job Scheduling”,


  1. Yuedong Xu, Salah Elayoubi, Eitan Altman, Rachid El-Azouzi, “Flow Level QoE for Video Streaming in Wireless Networks”. IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing, 2016.
  2. Zhe Chen^, Xu Zhang^, Yuedong Xu*, Xin Wang, “POM: Power efficient multi-view video streaming over multi-antenna wireless systems”, Proc. of IEEE ICME 2016, pp:1-6, 2016.
  3. Aining Wang^, Chen Zhang^, Yuedong Xu*, “A First View on Mobile Video Popularity as Time Series”, Proc. of ACM HotPOST’2016 workshop (best paper runner-up).


  1. Hao Tian, Di Wu, Jian He, Yuedong Xu, Min Chen, “On Achieving Cost-Effective Adaptive Cloud Gaming in Geo-distributed Data Centers”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Tech., 2015.


  1. Yuedong Xu, Eitan Altman, Rachid El-Azouzi, Majed Haddad, Salah Elayoubi, Tania Jimenez, “Analysis of Buffer Starvation with Application to QoE Optimization of Streaming-like Services”, IEEE Trans. Multimedia, 2014.
  2. Yuedong Xu, Yipeng Zhou, Dah-ming Chiu, “Analytical QoE Models for Bit-rate Switching in Dynamic Adaptive Streaming Service”, IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing, 2014.
  3. Yipeng Zhou, Yuedong Xu, Shengli Zhang, “Exploring Coding Benefits in CDN Based VoD Systems”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Tech., 2014.
  4. Yuedong Xu, John C.S. Lui, “Multi-dimensional Network Security Game: How do attacker and defender battle on parallel targets”, invited to NetGcoop 2014.


  1. Yuedong Xu, Salah Elayoubi, Eitan Altman, Rachid El-Azouzi,“Impact of Flow Dynamics on QoE of Streaming Services in Wireless Networks”, Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2013.
  2. Eitan Altman, Philippe Nain, Adam Shwartz and Yuedong Xu*, “Predicting the Impact of Measures Against P2P Networks: Transient Behavior and Phase Transition”, IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 2013.


  1. Yuedong Xu, Eitan Altman, Rachid El-Azouzi, Majed Haddad, Salah Elayoubi, Tania Jimenez. “Probabilistic Analysis of Buffer Starvation in Markovian Queues”, Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2012.
  2. Yuedong Xu, Eitan Altman, Rachid El-Azouzi, Salah Elayoubi, Majed Haddad, “QoE Analysis of Media Streaming in Wireless Data Networks”, Proc. of IFIP Networking 2012.


  1. Eitan Altman, Philippe Nain, Adam Shwartz and Yuedong Xu*, “Predicting the Impact of Measures against P2P Networks on the Transient Behavior”, Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2011.
  2. Eitan Altman, Arbaud Legout, Yuedong Xu, “Network Non-neutrality Debate: An Economic Analysis”, Proc. of IFIP Networking 2011.


  1. Eitan Altman, Rachid El-Azouzi, Daniel Sadoc Menasche and Yuedong Xu, “Aging Control For Smartphones in Hybrid Networks”, ACM Performance Evaluation Review, 2011, also appeared in IFIP Performance 2010.
  2. Yuedong Xu, John C.S. Lui, and Dah-ming Chiu,“On Oligopoly Spectrum Allocation Game in Cognitive Radio Networks with Capacity Constraints”, Elsevier Computer Networks, 2010.


  1. Yuedong Xu, John C.S. Lui, and Dah-ming Chiu, “Analysis and Scheduling of Practical Network Coding in OFDMA Relay Networks”, Elsevier Computer Networks, Vol.53, No.12, 2009.
  2. Yuedong Xu, John C.S. Lui, and Dah-ming Chiu, “Improving Energy Efficiency Via Probabilistic Rate Combination in 802.11 Multi-rate Wireless Networks.” Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, No.7, 2009.
  3. Yuedong Xu, Xiaoxin Wu, and John C.S. Lui, “Cross-Layer QoS Scheduling for Layered Multicast Streaming in OFDMA Wireless Networks”, Springer Wireless Personal Communications, 2009.