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Conference Publications

2017

  1. S. Zhang, P. He, K. Suto, P. Yang, L.Zhao, X. Shen, ¡°Traffic steering assisted mobile edge caching: exploiting spatial content diversity gain¡±, IEEE Globecom, December, 2017, Singapore.

  2. J. Gao, M. S. Li, P. He, and L. Zhao, "Incentive for distributed optimization in multi-user network: a study of two scenarios", IEEE VTC Fall, September, 2017, Toronto, Canada.

  3. M. S. Li and L. Zhao, "A decentralized load balancing approach for neighbouring charing stations via EV fleets", IEEE VTC Fall, September, 2017, Toronto, Canada.

  4. M. Baljon, M. S. Li, H. B. Liang, and L. Zhao, "SMDP-based resource allocation for wireless networks with energy harvesting constraints", IEEE VTC Fall, September, 2017, Toronto, Canada.

2015-2016

  1. A. Sultana, L.Zhao, X. Fernando, ¡°Power Allocation using Geometric Water Filling for OFDM-based Cognitive Radio Networks¡±, IEEE VTC Fall, September, 2016, Montreal, Canada.

  2. P. He, L.Zhao, B. Venkatech, ¡°Cognitive Radio Water-Filling for Energy Harvesting and Smart Power Grid Coexisting System¡±, IEEE VTC Fall, September, 2016, Montreal, Canada.

  3. H, Ren, H. W. Li, H. Chen, M. M. Kpiebaareh, L. Zhao, ¡°Efficient privacy-preserving circular range search on outsourced spatial data¡±, IEEE ICC, May, 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  4. P. He, L.Zhao, ¡°Optimal Power Allocation for CR MIMO Energy Harvesting Coexisting Systems¡±, IEEE Globecom, December, 2015, San Diego, USA.

  5. P. He, L.Zhao, ¡°Generalized Iterative Water-filling for MIMO MAC with Mixed Constraints¡±, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP), October, 2015, Nanjing, China.

  6. P. He, L.Zhao, ¡°Generalized Water-filling for Sum Power Minimization with Peak Power Constraints¡±, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP), October, 2015, Nanjing, China.

  7. M. Baljon, L.Zhao, ¡°Resource Allocation for Two-hop Communication with Energy Harvesting Constraints¡±, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP), October, 2015, Nanjing, China.

  8. P. He, L.Zhao, ¡°Cognitive Radio Water-filling Solution for Energy Harvesting¡±, IEEE ICC (International Conference on Communications), June, 2015, London, UK.

2013-2014

  1. P. He, J. Luo, L.Zhao, and Y.J. Kuang, ¡°Optimal Power Allocation for Energy Harvesting and Grid Power Hybrid Systems¡±, International Symposium on Pervasive Systems, Algorithms, and Networks (I-SPAN), December, 2014, Chengdu, China.

  2. K. Hafeez, A. Anpalagan, and L.Zhao, ¡°Enhancing the DSRC Reliability to Allow the Conexistence of VANET's Application¡±, IEEE Globecom, December, 2014, Austin, TX, USA.

  3. O. Malek, D. Androutsos, A. Venetsanopoulos, and L.Zhao, ¡°Subspace State Estimator for Facial Biometric Verification¡±, International conference on computational science and computational intelligence, vol. 1, pp137-143, March, 2014, Las Vegas, USA.

  4. P. He, L. Zhao, S. Zhou and Z. S. Niu, ¡°Recursive Geometric Water-filling for Wireless Links with Hybrid Energy Systems¡±, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP), October, 2013, Hangzhou, China, Best Paper Award.

  5. P. He, L. Zhao and J. H. Lu, ¡°Efficient Optimal Power Allocation for MIMO MAC in Cognitive Radio Networks¡±, IEEE International Wireless Symposium, April, 2013, Beijing, China

  6. M. Elalem and L. Zhao, ¡°Optimal Access Strategy for Capacity Optimization in Cognitive Radio System¡±, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC2013), April, 2013, Shanghai, China.

  7. M. Elalem and L. Zhao, ¡°Overlay Effective Capacity Optimization for Cognitive Radio Netowork in Gamma Fading Environment¡±, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC2013), April, 2013, Shanghai, China.

  8. M. Elalem and L.Zhao, ¡°Effective Capacity and Interference Constraints in Multichannel Cognitive Radio Network¡±, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC2013), April, 2013, Shanghai, China.

  9. M. Elalem and L. Zhao, ¡°Efficient Capacity Optimization for Cognitive Radio Network Based on Underlay Scheme in Gamma Fading Channels¡±, IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC2013), January, 2013, San Diego, USA.

2011-2012

  1. K. A. Hafeez, L. Zhao, Z. Liao and B. Ma, ¡°Reliability of Cluster-based Multichannel MAC Protocol in VANETs¡±, IEEE International Conference on Communications, June, 2012, Ottawa.

  2. K. A. Hafeez, L. Zhao, Z. Liao and B. Ma, ¡°A Fuzzy-logic-based Cluster Head Selection Algorithm in VANETs¡±, IEEE International Conference on Communications, June, 2012, Ottawa.

  3. K. A. Hafeez, L. Zhao, Z. Liao and B. Ma, ¡°A Novel Medium Access Control (MAC) Protocol for VANETs¡± (Best Student Paper Award), IEEE Chinacom August 2011, Harbin, China.

  4. M. Elalem and L.Zhao, ¡°Enhancement of Traditional Distributed Constraint Power Control Algorithms for Cognitive Radio Communications¡±, IEEE Chinacom, August, 2011, Harbin, China.

  5. P. He, S. He and L.Zhao, ¡°Efficient Maximum Weighted Sum-Rate Computation for Multiple Input Single Output Broadcast Channels¡±, Proc. 6th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA2011), August, 2011, Chengdu, China.

  6. P. He and L.Zhao, ¡°Improved and extended sum-capacity computation for the Gaussian vector Broadcast channel via dual decomposition¡±, Proc. 6th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA2011), August, 2011, Chengdu, China.

  7. P. He and L.Zhao, ¡°Efficient Maximum Weigthted Sum-Rate Computation for Multiple Access Channels in Cognitive Radio Networks¡±, Proc. 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, June, 2011, Chengdu, China. 

  8. L. Zhao and Z. Liao, ¡°Power/rate Allocation and Partner Selection Using GRP for Cooperative Cellular Wireless Networks¡±, Proc. 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, June, 2011, Chengdu, China.

2010

  1. K. A. Hafeez, L. Zhao, Z. Liao and B. Ma, ¡°Performance Analysis of Broadcast Messages in VANETs Safety Applications¡±, Proc. IEEE Globecom, 2010, Miami, USA.

  2. K. A. Hafeez, L. Zhao, Z. Liao and B. Ma, ¡°A New Broadcast Protocol for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Safety Applications¡±, Proc. IEEE Globecom, 2010, Miami, USA.

  3. K. A. Hafeez, L. Zhao, Z. Liao and B. Ma, ¡°Impact of Mobility on VANETs Safety Applications¡±, Proc. IEEE Globecom, 2010, Miami, USA.

  4. P. He and L. Zhao and Z. Liao, ¡°Optimal Sum Rate of the MIMO Relay Communication System¡±, Proc. IEEE Globecom, 2010, Miami, USA.

  5. S. Jassar, Z. Liao and L. Zhao, ¡°Hybrid Neuro-Fuzzy System Application to Inferential Sensing¡±, Proc. 5th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, June, 2010, Taichung, Taiwan.

  6. P. He and L. Zhao, ¡°Improved Sum Power Iterative Water-Filling with Rapid Convergence and Robustness for Multi-Antenna Gaussian Broadcast Channels¡±, Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring, May, 2010, Taibei, Taiwan.

  7. P.He, L.Zhao and A. Anpalagan, ¡°Improved Sum Power Iterative Water-Filling with Rapid Convergence and Parallel Computation for Gaussian Multiple Access Channels¡±, Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring, May, 2010, Taibei, Taiwan.

  8. M. Elalem, L. Zhao, and Z. Liao, ¡°Interference Mitigation Using Power Control in Cognitive Radio Networks¡±, Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring, May, 2010, Taibei, Taiwan.

2009

  1. L. Farhi, L. Zhao and Z. Liao, ¡°Constrained Weighted Least Square Optimization for Vehicle Position Tracking¡±, IEEE-Globecom, Nov. 2009.

  2. M. Chowdhury, Z. Liao, L. Zhao and R. Ramakrishnan, ¡°Modal Solution of the Acoustic Wave Propagation Through Fluid-filled Pipes¡±, Annual Conf. Canadian Acoustical Assoc., Oct. 2009, Niagara-falls, ON, Canada.

  3. M. Chowdhury, Z. Liao, L. Zhao and R. Ramakrishnan, ¡°Eigenfrequency Analysis of Fluid-filled Pipes¡±, Annual Conf. Canadian Acoustical Assoc., Oct. 2009, Niagara-falls, ON, Canada.

  4. K. A. Hafeez, L. Zhao, Z. Liao and B. Ma, ¡°The Optimal Radio Propagation Model in VANET¡±, Fourth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications, Sep. 2009, Porto, Portugal.

  5. S. Jassar, T. Behan, Z. Liao and L. Zhao, ¡°The Comparison of Neural Network and Hybrid Neuro-Fuzzy Based Inferential Sensor Models for Space Heating Systems¡±, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp1218-1222, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Oct. 2009.

  6. S. Jassar, Z. Liao and L. Zhao, ¡°Impact of data quality on predictive accuracy of ANFIS based soft sensor models¡±, International Conference on Soft Computing and Applications (WCECS), pp1001-1006, San Francisco, USA, Oct. 2009

  7. S. Jassar, L. Zhao, Z. Liao and K. L. R. Ng, ¡°Parameter Selection for Training Process of Neruo-fuzzy Systems for Average Air Temperature Estimation¡±, IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, pp1218-1222, Changchun, Jilin, China, Aug. 2009.

  8. L. Zhao and J. Ding, ¡°Least Squares Approximation to Lognormal Sum Distribution via Piecewise Linear Functions¡±, 4th IEEE Conf. on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2009), May, 2009, Xi¡¯an, China.

  9. M. Shaik, O. Das, L.Zhao and Z. Liao, ¡°Inter-vehicle Range Smoothing for NLOS Condition in the Persistence of GPS Outages¡±, 4th IEEE Conf. on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2009), May, 2009, Xi¡¯an, China.

  10. M. Chowdhury, Z. Liao and L. Zhao, ¡°Theoretical Analysis of WRE Signal Propagation of PCCP¡±, Int¡¯l Conf. on Scientific Computation and Differential Equations, 2009 (SciCADE09), May, 2009, Beijing, China.

  11. M. Elalem and L. Zhao, ¡°Realistic User Distribution and Its Impact on Capacity and Coverage for a WCDMA Mobile Network¡±, IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, Mar. 2009, Princeton, NJ, USA.

2008

  1. T. Behan, Z. Liao and L. Zhao and C. T. Yang, ¡°Accelerating Integer Neural Networks on Low Cost DSPs¡±, Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Systems (ICIS), pp1270-1273, vol. 36, Dec. 2008, Bangkok, Tailand.

  2. M. Chowdhury, Z. Liao and L. Zhao, ¡°PCCP Profiling and Tube Wave Analysis of WRE Signal¡±, COMSOL Conference, Oct. 2008, Boston, USA.

  3. L. Bai, L. Zhao, and Z. Liao, ¡°Energy Balance in Cooperative Wireless Sensor Networks¡±, European Wireless, Jun, 2008, Prague, Czech.

  4. S. Jassar, Z. Liao and L. Zhao, ¡°The Potential of Improving Space Heating Energy Efficiency and Reducing Co2 Emissions¡±, 14th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Environment, Jun., 2008, Edmonton, Canada.

  5. R. Wu, Z. Liao and L. Zhao, ¡°Wavelets Application on Acoustic Emission Signal Detection in Pipeline¡±, Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), May, 2008, Niagara Fall, Canada.

  6. N. M. Chowdhury, S. Hossain, L. Zhao and Z. Liao, ¡°Low Cost Indoor Environment for Antenna Measurement¡±, Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), May, 2008, Niagara Fall, Canada.

  7. A. Bulzacki, L. Zhao, L. Guan and K. Raahemifar, ¡°Computerized Recognition of Human Gestures¡±, Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), May, 2008, Niagara Fall, Canada.

  8. L. Bai, L. Zhao and Z. Liao, ¡°A Novel Cooperation Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks¡±, Proc. IEEE Wireless Communication and Networking Conference, Mar. 2008, Las Vegas, USA.

2006-2007

  1. A. Bulzacki, L. Guan and L. Zhao, ¡°Introduction to Gesture REcognition through Vectorization¡±, Proc. Asia-Pacific Workshop on Visual Information Processing, Dec. 2007, Taibei.

  2. L. Zhao and Z. Liao, ¡°On the Power Allocation for Cooperative Amplify-and-Forward Transmission¡±, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, 2007, Fall.

  3. L. Zhao and Z. Liao, ¡°On the Power Allocation for Decode-and-Forward Cooperative Transmission Over Rayleigh Fading Channels¡±, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, 2007, Fall.

  4. Y.Jia, L. Zhao and B. Ma, ¡°Clustering-based expanding-ring routing protocol applied in wireless sensor network¡±, 6th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications, June, 2006, Chengdu, China.

  5. G. Luo and L. Zhao, ¡°A Novel Dynamic Stepsize Power Control Algorithm for UMTS W-CDMA Systems ¡±, 6th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications, June, 2006, Chengdu, China.

  6. Z. Liao and L. Zhao, ¡°Wireless Sensor Network Help to Improve the Traffic Safety in Residential Communities ¡±, 6th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications, June, 2006, Chengdu, China.

  7. L. Zhao and J. Ding, ¡°Least Square Approximation to Lognormal Sum Distributions ¡±, Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference-spring, May, 2006, Melbourne, Australia.

  8. L. Zhao and J. Ding, ¡°A Strict Approach to Approximating Lognormal Sum Distributions ¡±, Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), May, 2006, Ottawa, Canada.

  9. G. Luo, L. Zhao, ¡° Dynamic Rate Assignment and Power Control in Uplink UMTS W-CDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), May, 2006, Ottawa, Canada.

2004-2005

  1. L. Zhao and J. W. Mark, ¡° Integrated Power Control and Rate Allocation for Radio Resource Management in Uplink WCDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM) , Jun. 2005, Taormina, Italy.

  2. J.Y. Sun, L. Zhao and A. Anpalagan, ¡°Soft Handoff  Prioritizing Algorithm for Downlink Call Admission Control of Next-Generation Cellular CDMA Networks ¡±, Proc. IEEE PIMRC, , Sept, 2005, Germany.

  3. J.Y. Sun, L. Zhao and A. Anpalagan, ¡°A Unified Framework for Adaptive Scheduling Hybrid Voice/data Traffic in 3G Cellular CDMA Systemss ¡±, Proc. IEEE Wireless Networking, Communications and Mobile Computing, , Vol 1, pp751-756, Jun. 2005, Hawaii, USA.

  4. J.Y. Sun, Y.F.Peng, L. Zhao, ¡° A Novel Packet Scheduling Scheme Based on Adaptive Power/delay for Efficient Resource Allocation in Downlink CDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), May, 2005, Saskatoon, Canada.

  5. L. Zhao, ¡° Characteristic Function Approach for Higher Order Crossings with Application for Speed Estimation ¡±, Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), vol, 4, pp2397-2400, May, 2004, Niagara Fall, Canada.

  6. L. Zhao and J. W. Mark, ¡° Performance Analysis of Rate Adaptation in WCDMA Communication Systems ¡±, Proc. of Wireless Communication & Networking Conference (WCNC2004) , vol. 3, pp1400-1405, March, 2004, Atlanta, USA.

  7. L. Zhao, J. W. Mark, J. Ding and W.C.Pye ¡° Power Control and Call Admission in Multirate Wideband CDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. of Wireless Communication & Networking Conference (WCNC2004) , vol. 3, pp1583-1588, March, 2004, Atlanta, USA.

2000-2002 when I was a graduate student

  1. L. Zhao and J. W. Mark, ¡° Adaptive Closed-Loop Power Control Using an MMSE Receiver in DS-CDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. of Personal Wireless Communications, pp241-248, October, 2002, Singapore.

  2. L. Zhao, J. W. Mark and Y.C.Yoon, ¡° A Combined Link Ddaptation and Incremental Redundancy Protocol for Enhanced Data Transmission ¡±, Proc. of IEEE Globecom, vol.2, pp1277-1281, November, 2001, San Antonio, USA.

  3. L. Zhao, J. W. Mark and Y.C.Yoon, ¡° Highly Reliable Data Transmission Using Concatenated Coding and Hybrid-type I ARQ in DS-CDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. of IEEE Globecom, vol.6, pp3523-3527, November, 2001, San Antonio, USA.

  4. L. Zhao, J. W. Mark and Y.C.Yoon, ¡° Coding-spreading Tradeoff Analysis for DS-CDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. of IEEE VTC-fall, vol.1, pp404-408, October, 2001,Atlantic City, USA.

  5. L. Zhao, J. W. Mark and Y.C.Yoon, ¡° Integrated Power Control with Concatenated Coding for DS-CDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. of IEEE VTC-fall, vol.1, pp2285-2289, October, 2001, Atlantic City, USA.

  6. L. Zhao and Y. C. Yoon, ¡° Integrated Power Control, Coding and Spreading for DS-CDMA Systems ¡±, Proc. Europe Mobile Personal Communications, pp143-152, September, 2000, London, UK.

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