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Conference Publications

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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