Publications

Please see my DBLP and Google Scholar pages.


Journal Publications:

  1. Guochang Yuan, Zichuan Xu*, Binxu Yang, Weifa Liang, Wei Koong Chai, Daphné Tuncer, Alex Galis, George Pavlou, and Guowei Wu. 
    Fault tolerant placement of stateful VNFs and dynamic fault recovery in cloud networks. 
    Computer Networks , Vol.166, Elsevier, 2020. *Corresponding author.
  2. Pan Zhou, Qiben Yan, Kehao Wang, Zichuan Xu, Shouling Ji, and Kaigui Bian.
    Jamsa: A utility optimal contextual online learning framework for anti-jamming wireless scheduling under reactive jamming attack.
    To appear in IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, Vol XX, No XX, accepted on Nov. 09, 2019.
  3. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Mike Jia, Meitian Huang, and Guoqiang Mao.
    Task offloading with network function services in a mobile edge-cloud network.
    IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing,, Vol.18, No. 11, pp. 2672-2685, IEEE, 2019.
    Impact Factor 4.474.
  4. Yu Ma, Weifa Liang, Jie Wu and Zichuan Xu.
    Throughput maximization of NFV-enabled multicasting in mobile edge cloud networks.
    To appear in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems , Vol.XX, Acceptance date: August 19, 2019. Impact Factor 4.181.
  5. Qiufen Xia, Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Shui Yu, Song Guo, and Albert Zomaya.
    Efficient data placement and replication for QoS approximate query evaluation of big data analytics. 
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol.30, No. 12, pp.2677-2691, IEEE, 2019.
    Impact Factor 4.181.
  6. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Meitian Huang, Mike Jia, Song Guo, and Alex Galis.
    Efficient NFV-enabled multicasting in SDNs.
    IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, No. 7, pp2052–2070, IEEE, 2019.
    Impact Factor 4.671.
  7. Jiankang Ren, Zichuan Xu, Chao Yu, Chi Lin, Guowei Wu, and Guozhen Tan.
    Execution allowance based fixed priority scheduling for probabilistic real-time systems.
    To appear in Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier, Acceptance date: March 1, 2019.
  8. Zichuan Xu, Qiufen Xia, and Lin Yao.
    Big network data.
    To appear in Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks,  Springer, Acceptance date: Feb 20, 2019.
  9. Yu Ma, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, and Song Guo.
    Profit maximization for admitting requests with network function services in distributed clouds.
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 30, No. 5,  IEEE, 2019.
    Impact Factor 4.181.
  10. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Alex Galis, Yu Ma, Qiufen Xia and Wenzheng Xu.
    Throughput optimization for admitting NFV-enabled requests in clould networks.
    Computer Networks, Vol.143, pp.15-29, Elsevier, 2018. 
    Impact Factor 2.516.
  11. Wenzheng Xu, Weifa Liang, Xiaohua Jia, Zichuan Xu, Li Zheng and Yiguang Liu.
    Maximizing sensor lifetime with the minimal service cost of a mobile charger in wireless sensor networks.
    IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, (IEEE TMC), Vol. 17, No. 11, pp. 2564-2577,  2018.
    Impact Factor 4.474.
  12. Mike Jia, Weifa Liang, Meitian Huang, Zichuan Xu, and Yu Ma.
    Routing cost minimization and throughput maximization of NFV-enabled unicasting in software-defined networks.
    IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Vol.15, No. 2, pp. 732-745, IEEE, 2018.
    Impact Factor 3.286.
  13. Binxu Yang, Wei Koong Chai, Zichuan Xu*, Konstantinos Katsaros, and George Pavlou.
    Cost-efficient NFV-Enabled mobile edge-cloud for low latency mobile applications.
    IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Vol.15, No. 1, pp.475 – 488, 2018. *Corresponding author.
    Impact Factor 3.286.
  14. Likun Wang, Lin Yao, Zichuan Xu, Guowei Wu, and Mohammad S. Obaidat.
    CFR: A cooperative link failure recovery scheme in software-defined networks.
    International Journal of Communication Systems, Vol.31, No. 10, pp.1 – 15, 2018.
    Impact Factor 1.066.
  15. Gang Sun, Dan Liao, Dongcheng Zhao, Zichuan Xu, Hongfang Yu.
    Live migration for multiple correlated virtual machines in cloud-based data centers.
    IEEE Transactions on Services Computing. Vol. 11, No.2, pp. 279-291, IEEE, 2018.
    Impact Factor 4.418.
  16. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, and Qiufen Xia.
    Efficient embedding of virtual networks to distributed clouds via exploring periodic resource demands. IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing Vol.6, No.3, 2018.
    Impact Factor 7.928.
  17. Meitian Huang, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, Wenzheng Xu, Song Guo, and Yinlong Xu.
    Online unicasting and multicasting in software-defined networks.
    Computer Networks, Vol.132, Elsevier, 2017.
    Impact Factor 2.516.
  18. Mike Jia, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, Meitian Huang, and Yu Ma.
    QoS-aware cloudlet load balancing in wireless metropolitan area networks.
    To appear in IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Vol.XX, Acceptance date: Dec 15, 2017.
    Impact Factor 7.928.
  19. Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, Wenzheng Xu, Jiugen Shi, Guoqiang Mao, and Sajal K. Das.
    Approximation algorithms for charging reward maximization in rechargeable sensor networks via a mobile charger.
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol.25, No. 5, pp.3136-3174, IEEE/ACM, 2017.
    ERA A, Impact Factor 3.376.
  20. Meitian Huang, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, and Song Guo.
    Efficient algorithms for throughput maximization in software-defined networks with consolidated middleboxes.
    IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Vol.14, No. 3, pp.631-645, IEEE, 2017.
    Impact Factor 3.286.
  21. Qiufen Xia, Weifa Liang, and Zichuan Xu.
    Data locality-aware big data query evaluation in distributed clouds.
    The Computer Journal, Vol.60, No. 6, pp.791-809, 2017.
    ERA A, Impact Factor 0.787.
  22. Qiufen Xia, Weifa Liang, and Zichuan Xu.
    The operational cost minimization in distributed clouds via community-aware user data placements of social networks.
    Computer Networks, Vol.112, pp. 263-278, Elsevier, 2017.
    Impact Factor 2.516.
  23. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Wenzheng Xu, Mike Jia, and Song Guo.
    Efficient algorithms for capacitated cloudlet placements.
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol.27, No. 10, pp.2866–2880, 2016.
    Impact Factor 4.181.
  24. Qiufen Xia, Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, and Albert Zomaya.
    Collaboration- and fairness-aware big data management in distributed clouds.
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. Vol.27, No.7, pp.1941–1953, 2016.
    Impact Factor 4.181.
  25. Zichuan Xu and Weifa Liang.
    Operational cost minimization for distributed data centers through exploring electricity price diversity.
    Computer Networks, Vol. 83, pp.59-75, Elsevier,  2015.
    Impact Factor 2.516.
  26. Zichuan Xu and Weifa Liang.
    Collusion-resistant repeated double auctions for relay assignment in cooperative networks.
    IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp.1196-1207, 2014.
    Impact Factor 4.951.
  27. Xu Xu, Weifa Liang, and Zichuan Xu.
    Remote monitoring cost minimization for an unreliable sensor network with guaranteed network throughput.
    Information Processing in Agriculture, Vol.1, No.2, pp.83-94, Elsevier, 2014.
  28. Weifa Liang, Pascal Schweitzer, and Zichuan Xu,
    Approximation algorithms for capacitated minimum spanning forest problems in wireless sensor networks with a mobile sink,
    IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol.62, No. 10, pp. 1932–1944, 2013.
    Impact Factor 2.961.
  29. Weifeng Sun, Qiufen Xia, Zichuan Xu, Mingchu Li, Zhenquan Qin.
    A game theoretic resource allocation model based on extended second price sealed auction in grid computing.
    Journal of Computers, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.65–75, 2012.
  30. Guowei Wu, Zichuan Xu, Qiufen Xia, Jiankang Ren.
    An energy-aware multi-core scheduler based on generalized tit-for-tat cooperative game.
    Journal of Computers, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.106–115, 2012.
  31. Guowei Wu, Jiankang Ren, Feng Xia, Lin Yao, Zichuan Xu, Pengfei Shang.
    A game theoretic approach for interuser interference reduction in body sensor networks.
    International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Vol. 2011, 2011.
  32. Guowei Wu, Jiankang Ren, Lin Yao, Zichuan Xu.
    ITFBS: adaptive intrusion-tolerant scheme for body sensor networks in smart space applications.
    IET communications, Vol.5, No. 17, pp.2509–2517, 2011.
  33. Guowei Wu, Zichuan Xu.
    Temperature-aware task scheduling algorithm for soft real-time multi-core systems
    Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 83, No. 12, Elsevier, 2579-2590, 2010.
    ERA A, Impact Factor 1.25.
  34. Guowei Wu, Jiankang Ren, Feng Xia, Zichuan Xu.
    An adaptive fault-tolerant communication scheme for body sensor networks.
    Sensors, Vol. 10, No. 11, pp. 9590-9608, 2010.

Conference Publications: 

  1. Zichuan Xu, Yutong Zhang, Weifa Liang, Qiufen Xia, Omer F. Rana, Alex Galis, Guowei Wu, and Pan Zhou.
    NFV-enabled multicasting in mobile edge clouds with resource sharing.
    Proc of 48th Intl Conf on Parallel Processing (ICPP’19) , August, 2019.
  2. Qiufen Xia, Luyao Bai, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, Lin Yao, and Lei Wang.
    QoS-Aware Proactive Data Replication for Big Data Analytics in Edge Clouds.
    Proc of 48th Intl Conf on Parallel Processing (ICPP’19) Workshops , August, 2019.
  3. Likun Wang, Lin Yao, Zichuan Xu, Guowei Wu, and Mohammad S. Obaidat.
    A QoS and cost aware fault tolerant scheme in multi-controller SDNs.
    Proc of IEEE GLOBECOM’18, Dec, 2018.
  4. Binxu Yang, Zichuan Xu, Wei Koong Chai, Weifa Liang, Daphné Tuncer, Alex Galis, and George Pavlou
    Algorithms for fault-tolerant placement of stateful virtualized network functions.
    Proc of IEEE ICC’18, May, 2018
  5. Yu Ma, Weifa Liang and Zichuan Xu.
    Online revenue maximization in NFV-enabled SDNs.
    Proc of IEEE ICC’18, May, 2018.
  6. Mike Jia, Weifa Liang, Meitian Huang, Zichuan Xu, and Yu Ma.
    Throughput maximization of NFV-enabled unicasting in Software-Defined Networks.
    IEEE Globecom’17, Dec, 2017.
  7. Mike Jia, Weifa Liang, and Zichuan Xu.
    QoS-aware task offloading in distributed cloudlets with virtual network function services.
    Proc of the 20th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), ACM, Nov, 2017.
  8. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Meitian Huang, Mike Jia, Song Guo, and Alex Galis.
    Approximation and online algorithms for NFV-enabled multicasting in SDNs.
    Proc of IEEE ICDCS’17, June, 2017.
  9. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Alex Galis, and Yu Ma.
    Throughput maximization and resource optimization in NFV-enabled networks.
    Proc of IEEE ICC’17, May, 2017.
  10. Qiufen Xia, Weifa Liang, and Zichuan Xu.
    QoS-aware data replications and palcements for quey evaluation of big data analytics. 
    Proc of IEEE ICC’17, IEEE, May, 2017.
  11. Meitian Huang, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, Mike Jia, and Song Guo.
    Throughput maximization in software-defined networks with consolidated middleboxes.
    Proc of 41st Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), IEEE, 2016.
    ERA A, CORE A
  12. Meitian Huang, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, Wenzheng Xu, Song Guo and Yinlong Xu.
    Dynamic routing for network throughput maximization in Software-Defined Networks.
    Proc of INFOCOM’16 IEEE, 2016.
    ERA A, CORE A
  13. Mike Jia, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu and Meitian Huang.
    Cloudlet load balancing in wireless metropolitan area networks.
    Proc of INFOCOM’16, IEEE, 2016.
    ERA A, CORE A
  14. Wenzheng Xu, Weifa Liang, Xiaohua Jia, and Zichuan Xu.
    Maximizing sensor lifetime in a rechargeable sensor network via partial energy charging on sensors.
    Proc of 13th Annual Conf on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON’16),IEEE, 2016.
    ERA B
  15. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Wenzheng Xu, Mike Jia, and Song Guo.
    Capacitated cloudlet placements in wireless metropolitan area networks.
    Proc. of the 40th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), 2015.
    ERA A, CORE A.
  16. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, and Qiufen Xia.
    Electricity cost minimization in distributed clouds by exploring heterogeneities of cloud resources and user demands.
    Proc. of The 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS). 2015.
    ERA B, CORE B
  17. Gang Sun, Guanghua Yang, Dan Liao, Zichuan Xu, and Kai Luo.
    Efficient mapping of hybrid virtual network across multiple domains.
    Proc. of Global Communications Conference (Globecom’15), 2015.
    ERA B, CORE B
  18. Qiufen Xia, Weifa Liang, and Zichuan Xu.
    Data Locality-Aware Query Evaluation for Big Data Analytics in Distributed Clouds.
    Proc. of 2014 International Conference on Advanced Cloud and Big Data, 2014.
  19. Qiufen Xia, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, and Bingbing Zhou.
    Online algorithms for location-aware task offloading in multi-tiered mobile clouds.
    Proc. of 7th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, 2014.
  20. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, and Qiufen Xia.
    Efficient virtual network embedding via exploring periodic resource demands.
    Proc. of the 39th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), IEEE, 2014.
    ERA A, CORE A.
  21. Zichuan Xu and Weifa Liang.
    Minimizing the operational cost of data centers via geographical electricity price diversity,
    Proc. of 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, IEEE, June, 2013.
    ERA B, CORE B.
  22. Xu Xu, Weifa Liang, and Zichuan Xu.
    Minimizing remote monitoring cost of wireless sensor networks,
    Proc. of Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’13), IEEE, 2013.
    ERA B, CORE B.
  23. Zichuan Xu and Weifa Liang,
    Collusion-resistant repeated double auctions for cooperative communications,
    Proc. of 9th Annual International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), IEEE, 2012.
    ERA B, CORE B.
  24. Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, and Yinlong Xu.
    Network lifetime maximization in delay-tolerant sensor networks with a mobile sink,
    Proc. of 8th Intl Conf. on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), IEEE, 2012.
    ERA B, CORE B.
  25. Guowei Wu, Jiankang Ren, Feng Xia, Lin Yao, and Zichuan Xu.
    DISG: Decentralized inter-user interference suppression in body sensor networks with non-cooperative game.
    Proc. of Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, IEEE, 2010
  26. Guowei Wu, Zichuan Xu, Qiufen Xia, Jiankang Ren, Feng Xia.
    Task allocation and migration algorithm for temperature-constrained real-time multi-core systems.
    Proc. of the IEEE/ACM Int’l Conference on Green Computing and Communications, IEEE/ACM, 2010.
  27. Qiufen Xia, Weifeng Sun, Zichuan Xu, Mingchu Li.
    A Novel Grid Resource Scheduling Model Based on Extended Second Price Sealed Auction.
    Proc. of International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Programming (PAAP), IEEE, 2010.
  28. Lin Yao, Xiangwei Kong, Zichuan Xu.
    A task-role based access control model with multiconstraints.
    Proc. of Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management (NCM’08), IEEE, 2008.

Books:

  1.  Guowei Wu, Zichuan Xu, and Lin Yao.
    Principles of the design of embedded systems,
    China Machine Press, 2010. (In Chinese). Embedded-WXY10
  2. Tie Qiu, Yulong Yu, and Zichuan Xu.
    Programming in Linux,
    Tsinghua University Press, 2010. (In Chinese)                                               Linux-TYX

Chinese Journal Publications:

  1. Qiufen Xia, Mingchu Li, Zichuan Xu, and Guowei Wu.
    Research on thermal aware real-time scheduling.
    Computer Engineering and Applications. Vol. 47, No. 26, pp.27-31, 2011.
  2. Guowei Wu, Zichuan Xu, and Lin Yao.
    Research of thermal aware multi-core Linux scheduling algorithm.
    Computer Engineering and Applications. Vol. 45, No. 24, pp.72-76, 2010.
  3. Tie Qiu, Zichuan Xu, and He Jiang.
    Smartcar road status recognition based on fuzzy control.
    Computer Engineering and Applications. Vol. 45, No. 14, pp.213-216, 2009.