??? Zongpeng Li: Research-Publications
  Zongpeng Li     
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT. My research program has been supported by:
  • Hidaca
  • Wedge Networks
  • University of Calgary
  • Alberta Ingenuity Fund (AIF)
  • The Institute of Network Coding (INC)
  • National Research Council Canada (NRC)
  • Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures (AITF)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • The Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS)


  • My general research interests are in network science, including the science of computer and information networks. Particular topics of recent interest include:

  • network coding
  • cloud computing
  • network function virtualization
  • power networks, smart grids
  • differential geometry in computation & communication


  • Publication List (with links to PDF)


    Journal articles:

    • Yong Cui, Jian Song, Kui Ren, Minming Li, Zongpeng Li, Qingmei Ren, Yangjun Zhang. Software Defined Cooperative Offloading for Mobile Cloudlets. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 25(3):1746-1760, June 2017.

    • Yu Wu, Zhizhong Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Chuanxiong Guo, Francis Lau, Orchestrating Bulk Data Transfers across Geo-Distributed Datacenters. IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), 5(1):112-125, 2017.

    • Ruiting Zhou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Zhiyi Huang. An Efficient Cloud Market Mechanism for Computing Jobs with Soft Deadlines. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 25(2):793-805, April 2017.

    • Rui Zhu, Bang Liu, Di Niu, Zongpeng Li, Vicky H. Zhao. Network Latency Estimation for Personal Devices: a Matrix Completion Approach. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 25(2):724-737, April 2017.

    • Xiaoxi Zhang, Zhiyi Huang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. Online Auctions in IaaS Clouds: Welfare and Profit Maximization with Server Costs. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 25(2):1034-1047, April 2017.

    • Sijia Gu, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Hu, Huyin Zhang. Virtualized Resource Sharing in Cloud Radio Access Networks Through Truthful Mechanisms. IEEE Transactions on Communications (TCOM), 65(3):1105-1118, March 2017.

    • Xiaoxi Zhang, Zhiyi Huang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. An Online Stochastic Buy-Sell Mechanism for VNF chains in the NFV market. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 35(2):392-406, February 2017.

    • Mohammad Hassan Hajiesmaili, Lei Deng, Minghua Chen, Zongpeng Li. Incentivizing Device-to-Device Load Balancing for Cellular Networks: An Online Auction Design. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 35(2):265-279, February 2017.

    • Weijie Shi, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. An Online Auction Mechanism for Dynamic Virtual Cluster Provisioning in Geo-Distributed Clouds. IEEE Transactions on Parellel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 28(3):677-688, March 2017.

    • Qifu Tyler Sun, Xiaolong Yang, Keping Long, Xunrui Yin, Zongpeng Li. On Vector Linear Solvability of Multicast Networks. IEEE Transactions on Communications (TCOM), 64(12):5096-5107, December 2016.

    • Qifu Tyler Sun, Robert S. Y. Li, Zongpeng Li. On Base Field of Linear Network Coding. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT), 62(12):7272-7282, December 2016.

    • Zhi Zhou, Fangming Liu, Zongpeng Li. Bilateral Electricity Trade Between Smart Grids and Green Datacenters: Pricing Models and Performance Evaluation. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 34(12):3993-4007, December 2016.

    • Qihang Sun, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Shaolei Ren. Colocation Demand Response: Joint Online Mechanisms for Individual Utility and Social Welfare Maximization. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 34(12):3978-3992, December 2016.

    • Linquan Zhang, Shaolei Ren, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. A Truthful Incentive Mechanism for Emergency Demand Response in Geo-distributed Colocation Data Centers. ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (TOMPECS), 1(4):18:1-18:23, September 2016.

    • Weijie Shi, Linquan Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. An Online Auction Framework for Dynamic Resource Provisioning in Cloud Computing. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 24(4):2060-2073, August 2016.

    • Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. Virtual Machine Trading in a Federation of Clouds: Individual Profit and Social Welfare Maximization. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 24(3):1827-1840, June 2016.

    • Yaochen Hu, Di Niu, Zongpeng Li. A Geometric Approach to Server Selection for Interactive Video Streaming, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), 18(5):840-851, May 2016.

    • Ruiting Zhou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Minghua Chen. Demand Response in Smart Grids: A Randomized Auction Approach. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 33(12):2540-2553, December 2015.

    • Linquan Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Shaolei Ren. Online Electricity Cost Saving Algorithms for Co-Location Data Centers. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 33(12):2906-2919, December 2015.

    • Xuanjia Qiu, Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. Cost-Minimizing Dynamic Migration of Content Distribution Services into Hybrid Clouds. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 26(12):3330-3345, December 2015.

    • Weijie Shi, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. A Shapley-value Mechanism for Bandwidth On Demand between Datacenters. IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), to appear.

    • Qifu Tyler Sun, Xunrui Yin, Zongpeng Li, Keping Long. Multicast Network Coding and Field Sizes. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT), 61(11):6182-6191, November 2015.

    • Gang Xu, Xiu-Bo Chen, Jing Li, Cong Wang, Yixian Yang, Zongpeng Li. Network Coding for Quantum Cooperative Multicast. Quantum Information Processing (QIP), 14(11):4297-4322, November 2015.

    • Gang Xu, Xiu-Bo Chen, Zhao Dou, Yixian Yang, Zongpeng Li. A Novel Protocol for Multiparty Quantum Key Management. Quantum Information Processing (QIP), 14(8):2959-2980, 2015.

    • Yu Wu, Chuan Wu, Bo Li, Linquan Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Francis C.M. Lau. Scaling Social Media Applications into Geo-Distributed Clouds. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 23(3):689-702, June 2015.

    • Jing Li, Xiubo Chen, Gang Xu, Yixian Yang, Zongpeng Li, Perfect Quantum Network Coding Protocol Independent of Classical Network Solution. IEEE Communications Letters, 19(2):115-118, February 2015.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li, Yuefei Zhu. Designing Truthful Spectrum Auctions for Multi-hop Secondary Networks. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 14(2):316-327, February 2015.

    • Wei Huang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. The Performance and Locality Tradeoff in Bittorrent-like File Sharing Systems. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (PPNA), 7(4):469-484, December 2014.

    • Yuefei Zhu, Baochun Li, Haoming Fu, Zongpeng Li. Core-Selecting Secondary Spectrum Auctions. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 32(11):2268-2279, November 2014.

    • Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Caching and Optimized Request Routing in Cloud-based Content Delivery Systems . Elsevier Performance Evaluation, volume 79, Special Issue Performance 2014, pages 38-55, September 2014.

    • Xunrui Yin, Yan Wang, Zongpeng Li, Xin Wang, Xiangyang Xue. A Graph Minor Perspective to Multicast Network Coding. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT), 60(9):5375-5386, September 2014.

    • Yu Yang, Xunrui Yin, Xiubo Chen, Yixian Yang, Zongpeng Li. A Note on The Multiple-Unicast Network Coding Conjecture. IEEE Communications Letters, 18(5):869-872, May 2014.

    • Tang Xiahou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Jiaqing Huang. A Geometric Perspective to Multiple-Unicast Network Coding. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT), 60(5):2884-2895, May 2014.

    • Xunrui Yin, Yan Wang, Zongpeng Li, Xin Wang, Jin Zhao, Xiangyang Xue. Bounding the Advantage of Multicast Network Coding in General Network Models. IEEE Transactions on Communications (TCOM), 62(3):1023-1032, March 2014.

    • Linquan Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Chuanxiong Guo, Minghua Chen, Francis C. M. Lau. Moving Big Data to the Cloud: An Online Cost-Minimizing Approach. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 31(12):2710-2721, December 2013.

    • Ruiting Zhou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Carey Williamson. Signal Alignment: Enabling Physical Layer Network Coding for MIMO Networking. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC), 12(6):3012-3023, June 2013.

    • Yu Wu, Zhizhong Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. CloudMoV: Cloud-based Mobile Social TV. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), 15(4):821-832, June 2013.

    • Yuefei Zhu, Baochun Li, Zongpeng Li. Designing Two-Dimensional Spectrum Auctions for Mobile Secondary Users. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 31(3):345-352, March 2013.

    • Xiaowen Chu, Kaiyong Zhao, Zongpeng Li. Tsunami: Massively Parallel Homomorphic Hashing on Many-core GPUs. Concurrency and Computation, John Wiley & Sons, 24(17):2028-2039, December 2012.

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Algorithms for Stochastic Optimization of Multicast Content Delivery with Network Coding. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ToMM), 8(4): article 56, November 2012.

    • Xiaowei Chen, Xiaowen Chu, Zongpeng Li. Improving Sustainability of BitTorrent Darknets. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (PPNA), 7(4):539-554, December 2014.

    • Zongpeng Li, Xiaowen Chu. On Achieving Group Strategyproof Multicast. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 23(5):913-923, May 2012.

    • Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Xuanjia Qiu, Francis C. M. Lau. Auction-based P2P VoD Streaming: Incentives and Optimal Scheduling. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ToMM), 8(s1), article 14, February 2012.

    • Shreya Maheshwar, Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. Bounding The Coding Advantage of Combination Network Coding in Undirected Networks. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT), 58(2):570-584, February 2012.

    • Hanan Shpungin, Zongpeng Li. Throughput and Energy Efficiency in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Gaussian Channels. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 20(1):15-28, February 2012.

    • Ouldooz Baghban Karimi, Jiangchuan Liu, Zongpeng Li. Multicast with Cooperative Gateways in Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks. Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal, 13:170-180, February 2014.

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. Group Strategyproof Multicast in Wireless Networks. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 22(5):708-715, May 2011.

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Optimal Layered Multicast. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ToMM). 7(2):article 7, May 2011.

    • Fajun Chen, Yijie Wang, Jiangchuan Liu, Zongpeng Li. Probing-based Anypath Forwarding Routing Algorithms in Wireless Mesh Networks. Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal, 13:222-233, February 2014.

    • Xiaowen Chu, Kaiyong Zhao, Zongpeng Li, Anirban Mahanti. Auction Based On-Demand P2P Min-Cost Media Streaming with Network Coding. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 20(12):1816-1829, December 2009.

    • Zongpeng Li, Carey Williamson. Enforcing Minimum-Cost Multicast Routing Against Selfish Information Flows . IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 20(9):1299-1308, September 2009.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li, Lap Chi Lau. A Constant Bound on Throughput Improvement of Multicast Network Coding in Undirected Networks. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT), 55(3):1016-1026, March 2009.

    • Phillipa Gill, Liqi Shi, Anirban Mahanti, Zongpeng Li, Derek L. Eager. Scalable On-demand Media Streaming for Heterogeneous Clients. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ToMM), 5(1):8:1-8:24, October 2008.

    • Niklas Carlsson, Anirban Mahanti, Zongpeng Li, Derek L. Eager. Optimized Periodic Broadcast of Non-Linear Media. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), 10(5):871-884, August 2008.

    • Chuan Wu, Baochun Li, Zongpeng Li. Dynamic Bandwidth Auctions in Multi-overlay P2P Streaming with Network Coding. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 19(6):806-820, June 2008.

    • Jun Yuan, Zongpeng Li, Wei Yu, Baochun Li. A Cross-Layer Optimization Framework for Multihop Multicast in Wireless Mesh Networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communicatoins (JSAC), 24(11):2092-2103, November 2006.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li, Lap Chi Lau. On Achieving Maximum Multicast Throughput in Undirected Networks. Joint Special Issue on Networking and Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (TIT) and IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), June 2006.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. Improving Throughput in Multi-hop Wireless Networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), 55(3):762-773, May 2006.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. Probabilistic Power Management for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. ACM/Kluwer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), 10(5):771-782, 2005.


    Conference papers:

    • Zijun Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. Optimal Posted Prices for Online Cloud Resource Allocation. In the Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS 2017, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA, June 5-9, 2017.

    • Hanqi Tang, Qifu Tyler Sun, Xiaolong Yang, Keping Long, Zongpeng Li. Circular-Shift Linear Network Coding. In The Proceedings of IEEE ISIT 2017, Aachen, Germany, June 25-30, 2017.

    • Zijun Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Chuanhe Huang. A Scalable and Distributed Approach for NFV Service Chain Cost Minimization. In the Proceedings of IEEE ICDCS 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA, June 5-8, 2017.

    • Linquan Zhang, Shangqi Lai, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li and Chuanxiong Guo. Virtualized Network Coding Functions on The Internet. In the Proceedings of IEEE ICDCS 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA, June 5-8, 2017.

    • Rui Zhu, Di Niu, Zongpeng Li. Robust Web Service Recommendation via Quantile Matrix Factorization. In the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017.

    • Rui Zhu, Di Niu, Baochun Li, Zongpeng Li. Optimal Multicast in Virtualized Datacenter Networks with Software Switches. In the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017.

    • Xiaoxi Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. Proactive VNF Provisioning with Multi-timescale Cloud Resources: Fusing Online Learning and Online Optimization. In the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017.

    • Xinxin Mei, Xiaowen Chu, Hai Liu, Yiu-Wing Leung, Zongpeng Li. Energy Efficient Real-time Task Scheduling on CPU-GPU Hybrid Clusters. In the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017.

    • Rui Zhu, Di Niu, Linglong Kong, Zongpeng Li, Expectile Matrix Factorization for Extreme Data Analysis, in the Proceedings of AAAI 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA, February 4-9, 2017.

    • Jiaqing Huang, Zongpeng Li. A Delaunay Triangulation Approach to Space Information Flow. In the Proceedings of NetCod 2016, Washington, DC, USA, December 4, 2016.

    • Ruiting Zhou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. An Emergency Demand Response Mechanism for Cloud Computing. In the Proceedings of ACM Greenmetrics 2016, Antibes Juan-les-Pins, Frances, June 14 2016 (Runner-up, Best Student Paper Award).

    • Xiaoke Wang, Chuan Wu, Franck Le, Alex Liu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. Online VNF Scaling in Datacenters. In the Proceedings of IEEE Cloud 2016, San Francisco, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2016 (Runner-up, Best Student Paper Award).

    • Qihang Sun, Shaolei Ren, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. An Online Incentive Mechanism for Emergency Demand Response in Geo-Distributed Colocation Data Centers. In the Proceedings of ACM e-Energy 2016, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, June 21-24, 2016. (Best Paper Award)

    • Xunrui Yin, Zongpeng Li, Xin Wang. A Reduction Approach to the Multiple-Unicast Conjecture in Network Coding. In the Proceedings of IEEE ISIT 2016, Barcelona, Spain, July 10-15, 2016.
    (talk slides: PDF, pptx)

    • Xiaomeng Yi, Fangming Liu, Zongpeng Li, Hai Jin. Flexible Instance: Meeting Deadlines of Delay Tolerant Jobs in The Cloud with Dynamic Pricing. In the Proceedings of IEEE ICDCS 2016, Nara, Japan, June 27-30, 2016.

    • Weijie Shi, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. An Online Mechanism for Dynamic Virtual Cluster Provisioning in Geo-Distributed Clouds. In the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 10-15, 2016.

    • Sijia Gu, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Chuanhe Huang. An Efficient Auction Mechanism for Service Chains in the NFV Market, In the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 10-15, 2016.

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Niklas Carlsson. Revenue-maximizing and Truthful Online Auctions for Dynamic Spectrum Access. In the Proceedings of IEEE WONS 2016, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy January 20-22, 2016.

    • Lei Deng, Ying Zhang, Minghua Chen, Zongpeng Li, Jack Y. B. Lee, Ying Jun Angela Zhang, Lingyang Song. Device-to-Device Load Balancing for Cellular Networks. In the Proceedings of IEEE MASS 2015, Dallas, Texas, USA, October 19-22, 2015.

    • Shunyi Xu, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. Software Defined Mobile Multicast. In the Proceedings of IEEE MASS 2015, Dallas, Texas, USA, October 19-22, 2015.

    • Qifu Tyler Sun, Shuo-Yen Robert Li, Zongpeng Li. On Base Field of Linear Network Coding. In the Proceedings of IEEE NetCod 2015 (invited paper), Sydney, Australia, June 2015.

    • Shengkai Shi, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. Cost-Minimizing Online VM Purchasing for Application Service Providers with Arbitrary Demands. In the Proceedings of IEEE Cloud 2015, New York, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015.

    • Yao Zhao, Zongpeng Li, Xiaowen Chu. QoS Prediction for the Cloud Marketplace: A Grassmann Manifold Approach. In the Proceedings of IEEE Cloud 2015, New York, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015.

    • Linquan Zhang, Xunrui Yin, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. Hierarchical Virtual Machine Placement in Modular Data Centers. In the Proceedings of IEEE Cloud 2015, New York, USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015.

    • Qihang Sun, Chuan Wu, Shaolei Ren, Zongpeng Li. Fair Rewarding in Colocation Data Centers: Truthful Mechanism for Emergency Demand Response. In the Proceedings of IEEE/ACM IWQoS 2015, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 15-16, 2015.

    • Xiaoxi Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. Online Cost Minimization for Operating Geo-distributed Cloud CDNs. In the Proceedings of IEEE/ACM IWQoS 2015, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 15-16, 2015.

    • Tyler Sun, Xiaolong Yang, Keping Long, Zongpeng Li. Constructing Multicast Networks where Vector Linear Coding Outperforms Scalar Linear Coding, in the Proceedings of IEEE ISIT 2015, Hong Kong, China, June 14-19, 2015.

    • Zhi Zhou, Fangming Liu, Zongpeng Li, Hai Jin. Pricing Bilateral Electricity Trade between Smart Grids and Hybrid Green Datacenters, in the Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS 2015 (poster paper), Portland, Oregon, USA, June 15-19, 2015.

    • Linquan Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Shaolei Ren. Online Electricity Cost Saving Algorithms for Co-Location Data Centers, in the Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS 2015 (poster paper), Portland, Oregon, USA, June 15-19, 2015.

    • Xiaoxi Zhang, Zhiyi Huang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. Online Auctions in IaaS Clouds: Welfare and Profit Maximization with Server Costs, in the Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS 2015, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 15-19, 2015.
    (talk slides: pptx)

    • Tyler Sun, Xiaolong Yang, Keping Long, Xunrui Yin, Zongpeng Li. On Vector Linear Solvability of Multicast Networks, in the Proceedings of IEEE ICC 2015, London, UK, June 8-12, 2015.

    • Zhi Zhou, Fangming Liu, Zongpeng Li, Hai Jin. When Smart Grid Meets Geo-distributed Cloud: An Auction Approach to Datacenter Demand Response, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong, April 26 - May 1, 2015.
    (talk slides: PDF)

    • Jian Zhao, Xiaowen Chu, Hai Liu, Yiu-Wing Leung, Zongpeng Li. Online Procurement Auctions for Resource Pooling in Client-Assisted Cloud Storage Systems, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong, April 26 - May 1, 2015.
    (talk slides: pptx)

    • Xiaoxi Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. A Truthful (1-epsilon)-Optimal Mechanism for On-demand Cloud Resource Provisioning, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong, April 26 - May 1, 2015.
    (talk slides: PDF)

    • Linquan Zhang, Shaolei Ren, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. A Truthful Incentive Mechanism for Emergency Demand Response in Colocation Data Centers, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong, April 26 - May 1, 2015.
    (talk slides: PDF)

    • Ruiting Zhou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. An Online Procurement Auction for Power Demand Response in Storage-Assisted Smart Grids, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong, April 26 - May 1, 2015.
    (talk slides: pptx)

    • Bang Liu, Di Niu, Zongpeng Li, H. Vicky Zhao. Network Latency Prediction for Personal Devices: Distance-Feature Decomposition from 3D Sampling, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong, April 26 - May 1, 2015. (Highest average review score among 1640 submissions)
    (talk slides: PDF)

    • Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. Socially-Optimal Online Spectrum Auctions for Secondary Wireless Communication, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong, April 26 - May 1, 2015.

    • Jiaqing Huang, Zongpeng Li. A Recursive Partitioning Algorithm for Space Information Flow, in the Proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2014, Austin, Texas, USA, December 8-12, 2014.
    (talk slides: PDF)

    • Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Caching and Optimized Request Routing in Cloud-based Content Delivery Systems, in the Proceedings of IFIP Performance 2014, Turin, Italy, October 7-9, 2014.

    • Weijie Shi, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li. RSMOA: A Revenue and Social Welfare Maximizing Online Auction for Dynamic Cloud Resource Provisioning, in the Proceedings of IEEE/ACM IWQoS 2014, Hong Kong, China, May 26-27, 2014.

    • Qifu T. Sun, Xunrui Yin, Zongpeng Li, Keping Long. Multicast Network Coding and Field Sizes, in the Proceedings of IEEE ISIT 2014, Honolulu, HI, USA, June 29 - July 4, 2014.

    • Xuanjia Qiu, Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. Federated Private Clouds via Broker's Marketplace: A Stackelberg-Game Perspective, in the Proceedings of IEEE Cloud 2014, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, June 27-July 2, 2014.

    • Haoming Fu, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Xiaowen Chu. Core-Selecting Auctions for Dynamically Allocating Heterogeneous VMs in Cloud Computing, in the Proceedings of IEEE Cloud 2014, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, June 27-July 2, 2014.
    (talk slides: PDF)

    • Linquan Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. Randomized Auction Design for Electricity Markets between Grids and Microgrids, in the Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS 2014, Austin, Texas, USA, June 16-20, 2014.

    • Weijie Shi, Linquan Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. An Online Auction Framework for Dynamic Resource Provisioning in Cloud Computing, in the Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS 2014, Austin, Texas, USA, June 16-20, 2014.
    (talk slides: PDF, pptx)

    • Linquan Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. Dynamic Resource Provisioning in Cloud Computing: A Randomized Auction Approach, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, April 27-May 2, 2014.

    • Xunrui Yin, Zongpeng Li, Xin Wang. A Matroid Theory Approach to Multicast Network Coding, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, April 27-May 2, 2014.

    • Linquan Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Minghua Chen. Online Algorithms for Uploading Deferrable Big Data to The Cloud, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, April 27-May 2, 2014.

    • Jian Zhao, Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Zhizhong Zhang, Francis C.M. Lau. Dynamic Pricing and Profit Maximization for the Cloud with Geo-Distributed Data Centers, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, April 27-May 2, 2014.

    • Tongjie Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Reihaneh Safavi-Naini. Incentivize Cooperative Sensing in Distributed Cognitive Radio Networks with Reputation-based Pricing, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, April 27-May 2, 2014.

    • Ming He, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Xunrui Yin. On Uniform Matroidal Networks, in the Proceedings of IEEE 2013 International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2013), Istanbul, Turkey, July 7-12, 2013.

    • Shaoquan Zhang, Minghua Chen, Zongpeng Li, Longbo Huang. Optimal Distributed Broadcasting with Per-neighbor Queues in Acyclic Overlay Networks with Arbitrary Underlay Capacity Constraints, in the Proceedings of IEEE 2013 International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2013), Istanbul, Turkey, July 7-12, 2013.

    • Tang Xiahou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. Information Multicast in (Pseudo-)Planar Networks: Efficient Network Coding over Small Finite Fields, in the Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Network Coding (NetCod 2013), Calgary, Canada, June 7-9, 2013.
    (poster: PDF; slides: PDF)

    • Jiaqing Huang, Xunrui Yin, Xiaoxi Zhang, Xu Du, Zongpeng Li. On Space Information Flow: Single Multicast, in the Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Network Coding (NetCod 2013), Calgary, Canada, June 7-9, 2013.

    • Tongjie Zhang, Rei Safavi-Naini, Zongpeng Li. ReDiSen: Reputation-based Secure Cooperative Sensing in Distributed Cognitive Radio Networks, in the Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2013), Budapest, Hungary, June 9-13, 2013.

    • Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. Profit-Maximizing Virtual Machine Trading in a Federation of Selfish Clouds, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2013, mini-conference, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.

    • Linquan Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Chuanxiong Guo, Minghua Chen, Francis Lau. Moving Big Data to the Cloud, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2013, mini-conference, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.

    • Xunrui Yin, Yan Wang, Xin Wang, Xiangyang Xue, Zongpeng Li. A Graph Minor Perspective to Network Coding: Connecting Algebraic Coding with Network Topologies, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2013, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.

    • Yuefei Zhu, Baochun Li, Zongpeng Li. Core-Selecting Combinatorial Auction Design for Secondary Spectrum Markets, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2013, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.

    • Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis Lau. Socially-optimal Multi-hop Secondary Communication Under Arbitrary Primary User Mechanisms, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2013, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.

    • Song Zhang, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, Zongpeng Li, Anirban Mahanti. Dynamic File Bundling for Large-scale Content Distribution, in the Proceedings of The 37th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2012), Clearwater, FL, USA, October 22-25, 2012.

    • Shambhavi Srinivasa, Carey Williamson, Zongpeng Li, Barrier Counting in Mixed Wireless Sensor Networks, in the Proceedings of The 20th IEEE International Symposium on Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2012), Washington, DC, USA, August 7-9, 2012.

    • Ruiting Zhou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Carey Williamson, Buddy Routing: A Routing Paradigm for NanoNets Based on Physical Layer Network Coding, in the Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN 2012), Munich, Germany, July 30-August 2, 2012.
    (slides: BR_ICCCN_Ruiting_Zhou.pptx)

    • Xunrui Yin, Yan Wang, Xin Wang, Xiangyang Xue, Zongpeng Li. Min-Cost Multicast Networks in Euclidean Space, in the Proceedings of IEEE 2012 International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2012), Cambridge, MA, USA, July 1-6, 2012.
    (slides: slides-sif-euclidean.pdf)

    • Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. Space Information Flow: Multiple Unicast, in the Proceedings of IEEE 2012 International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2012), Cambridge, MA, USA, July 1-6, 2012.
    (slides: slides-sif-mu.pdf)

    • Tang Xiahou, Chuan Wu, Jiaqing Huang, Zongpeng Li. A Geometric Framework for Investigating the Multiple Unicast Network Coding Conjecture , in the Proceedings of the 2012 International Symposium on Network Coding (NetCod 2012), Cambridge, MA, USA, June 29-30, 2012.
    (slides: slides-framework.pdf)

    • Xuanjia Qiu, Wei Huang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C.M. Lau. Exploring the Sustainability of Credit-incentivized Peer-to-Peer Content Distribution, in the Proceedings of The Fourth International Workshop on Hot Topics in Peer-to-Peer Computing and Online Social Networking (HotPOST), Macau, China, June 21, 2012 (Best Paper Award).

    • Xuanjia Qiu, Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C.M. Lau. Scheduling Video-on-Demand Services on Hybrid Clouds with Cost Minimization and QoS Guarantee, in the Proceedings of the 19th International Packet Video Workshop, Munich, Germany, May 10-11, 2012.

    • Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Wei Huang, Francis C. M. Lau. Stochastic Optimal Multirate Multicast in Socially Selfish Wireless Networks, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2012, Orlando, FL, USA, March 25-30, 2012.
    (slides: slides-infocom2012-stochastic.pdf)

    • Yuefei Zhu, Baochun Li, Zongpeng Li. Truthful Spectrum Auction Design for Secondary Networks, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2012, Orlando, FL, USA, March 25-30, 2012.
    (slides: slides-infocom2012-sn.ppt)

    • Yu Wu, Chuan Wu, Bo Li, Linquan Zhang, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. Scaling Social Media Applications into Geo-Distributed Clouds. in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2012, Orlando, FL, USA, March 25-30, 2012.

    • Xunrui Yin, Xin Wang, Jin Zhao, Xiangyang Xue, Zongpeng Li. On Benefits of Network Coding in Bidirected Networks and Hyper-networks, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2012, Orlando, FL, USA, March 25-30, 2012.
    (slides of a 50-min talk: slides-bidirected-50min.pdf)

    • Xuanjia Qiu, Hongxing Li, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. Cost-Minimizing Dynamic Migration of Content Distribution Services into Hybrid Clouds, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2012, mini-conference, Orlando, FL, USA, March 25-30, 2012.

    • Hongxing Li, Wei Huang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Francis C. M. Lau. Utility-Maximizing Data Dissemination in Socially Selfish Cognitive Radio Networks, in the Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), Valencia, Spain, October 17-22, 2011.

    • Hanan Shpungin, Zongpeng Li. Feasible Capacity of Distributed Beamforming in Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor Networks, in the Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), Valencia, Spain, October 17-22, 2011.

    • Ruiting Zhou, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu, Carey Williamson. Physical Layer Network Coding with Signal Alignment for MIMO Wireless Networks, in the Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), Valencia, Spain, October 17-22, 2011.
    (slides: slides-pnc-sa.pptx)

    • Song Zhang, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, Zongpeng Li, Anirban Mahanti. Design of a Dynamic File Bundling System for Large-scale Content Distribution, in the Proceedings of The 19th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), work in progress, Singapore, July 25-27, 2011.

    • Xiaowei Chen, Xiaowen Chu, Zongpeng Li. Improving Sustainability of Private P2P Communities, in the Proceedings of The 20th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), Maui, Hawaii, USA, July 31-August 4, 2011.

    • Hanan Shpungin, Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Capacity Bounds for Energy Efficient Data Streaming in Homogeneous Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, in the Proceedings of The 8th Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON), Salt Lake City, USA, June 27-30, 2011.

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Strategyproof Mechanisms for Content Delivery via Layered Multicast, in the Proceedings of IFIP/TC6 Networking 2011, Valencia, Spain, May 9-13, 2011.

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li, Chuan Wu. Strategyproof Auctions for Balancing Social Welfare and Fairness in Secondary Spectrum Markets, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2011, Shanghai, China, April 10-15, 2011.
    (slides: fsa.pptx)

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. A Prior-Free Revenue Maximizing Auction For Secondary Spectrum Access, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2011, mini-conference, Shanghai, China, April 10-15, 2011.
    (slides: slides-infocom2011-pfsa.pptx )

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Strategyproof Wireless Spectrum Auctions with Interference, in the Proceedings of IEEE GlobeCom 2010, Miami, Florida, December 6-10, 2010.

    • Emeka Egbogah, Abraham O. Fapojuwo, Zongpeng Li. On the Performance of Network Coding for Multicast Data Delivery in Large Scale Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, in the Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Ottawa, Canada, September 6-9, 2010.

    • Nissan Lev-tov, Niklas Carlsson, Zongpeng Li, Carey Williamson, Song Zhang. Dynamic File-selection Policies for Bundling in BitTorrent-like Systems, in the Proceedings of IEEE IWQoS 2010, Beijing, China, June 16-18, 2010.

    • Fajun Chen, Jiangchuan Liu, Zongpeng Li, Yijie Wang. Routing with Uncertainty in Wireless Mesh Networks, in the Proceedings of IEEE IWQoS 2010, Beijing, China, June 16-18, 2010.

    • Hanan Shpungin, Zongpeng Li. Throughput and Energy Efficiency in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Gaussian Channels, in the Proceddings of the 7th IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON), Boston, Massachusetts, June 21-25, 2010.

    • Ouldooz Baghban Karimi, Jiangchuan Liu, Zongpeng Li. Multicast in Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks, in the Proceedings of IFIP/TC6 Networking 2010, Chennai, India, May 10-14, 2010.

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li, Carey Williamson. Optimal Multicast in Multi-Channel Multi-Radio Wireless Networks, in the Proceedings of 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Imperial College London, UK, September 21-23, 2009.

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Stochastic Multicast with Network Coding, in the Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 22-26, 2009.
    (slides: slides-stochmulticast.ppt)

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. On Achieving Group Strategyproof Information Dissemination in Wireless Networks, in the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Game Theory for Networks (GameNets), Istanbul, Turkey, May 13-15, 2009.

    • Parthasarathy Ramanujam, Zongpeng Li, Lisa Higham. Shadow Prices vs. Vickrey Prices in Multipath Routing, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2009, mini conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 19-25, 2009.
    (slides: slides-infocom2009-prices.pptx)

    • Ajay Gopinathan, Zongpeng Li. Optimal Layered Multicast with Network Coding: Mathematical Model and Empirical Studies, in the Proceedings of 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Baltimore, MD, USA, September 8-10, 2008.
    (slides: slides-mascots2008-layered.pdf)

    • Phillipa Gill, Zongpeng Li, Anirban Mahanti, Jingxiang Luo, Carey Williamson. Network Information Flow in Network of Queues, in the Proceedings of 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Baltimore, MD, USA, September 8-10, 2008.

    • Andrew Smith, Bryce Evans, Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. The Cost Advantage of Network Coding in Uniform Combinatorial Networks, in the Proceedings of the First IEEE Workshop on Wireless Network Coding (WiNC), San Francisco, California, USA, June 16, 2008.

    • Phillipa Gill, Martin Arlitt, Zongpeng Li, Anirban Mahanti. The Flattening Internet Topology: Natural Evolution, Unsightly Barnacles or Contrived Collapse, in the Proceedings of the Ninth Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Cleveland, Ohio, April 29-30, 2008 (Best Paper Award).

    • Zongpeng Li. Cross-Monotonic Multicast, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2008, Pheonix, Arizona, April 15-17, 2008.
    (slides: slides-infocom2008.pdf)

    • Phillipa Gill, Martin Arlitt, Zongpeng Li, Anirban Mahanti. Characterizing User Sessions on YouTube , in the Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Multimedia Computing and Networking Conference (MMCN), San Jose, CA, January 30-31, 2008.

    • Phillipa Gill, Martin Arlitt, Zongpeng Li, Anirban Mahanti. YouTube Traffic Characterization: A View From the Edge , in the Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), San Diego, CA, October 24-26, 2007.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li, Mea Wang. Optimization Models for Streaming in Multihop Wireless Networks , in the Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 13-16, 2007.

    • Zongpeng Li, Min-Cost Multicast of Selfish Information Flows , in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2007, Anchorage, Alaska, May 6-12, 2007.
    (slides: slides-infocom2007.pdf)

    • Liqi Shi, Phillipa Sessini, Anirban Mahanti, Zongpeng Li, Derek Eager. Scalable Streaming for Heterogeneous Clients, in the Proceedings of ACM Multimedia 2006, Santa Barbara, CA, October 22-27, 2006.

    • Zongpeng Li, Anirban Mahanti. A Progressive Flow Auction Approach for Low-Cost On-Demand P2P Media Streaming, in the Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Quality of Service in Heterogeneous Wired/Wireless Networks (QShine), Waterloo, Canada, August 7-9, 2006.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. On Increasing End-to-end Throughput in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, in the Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Quality of Service in Heterogeneous Wired/Wireless Networks (QShine), Orlando, Florida, August 22-24, 2005.

    • Jun Yuan, Zongpeng Li, Wei Yu, Baochun Li. A Cross-Layer Optimization Framework for Multicast in Multi-hop Wireless Networks, in the Proceedings of The First IEEE International Conference on Wireless Internet (Wicon), Visegrad-Budapest, Hungary, July 10-15, 2005.

    • Mea Wang, Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. A High-Throughput Overlay Multicast Infrastructure with Network Coding, in the Proceedings of IEEE IWQoS 2005, Passau, Germany, June 20-23, 2005.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li, Dan Jiang, Lap Chi Lau. On Achieving Optimal Throughput with Network Coding, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2005, Miami, Florida, March 13-17, 2005.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. Efficient and Distributed Computation of Maximum Multicast Rates, in the Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2005, Miami, Florida, March 13-17, 2005.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. Network Coding: The Case of Multiple Unicast Sessions, in the Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), Monticello, Illinois, September 29 - October 1, 2004.

    • Mea Wang, Baochun Li, Zongpeng Li. sFlow: Towards Resource-Efficient and Agile Service Federation in Service Overlay Networks, in the Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Tokyo, Japan, March 23-26, 2004.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li. Network Coding in Undirected Networks, in the proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton, NJ, March 2004.

    • Zongpeng Li, Baochun Li, Dongyan Xu, Xin Zhou. iFlow: Middleware-assisted Rendezvous-based Information Access for Mobile Ad Hoc Applications, in the Proceedings of the First ACM/USENIX International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), San Francisco, CA, May 5-8, 2003.


    Books and Book chapters:

    • Linquan Zhang, Chuan Wu, Zongpeng Li, Chuanxiong Guo, Minghua Chen, Francis C. M. Lau. Moving Big Data to the Cloud: Online Cost-Minimizing Algorithms. In Networking for Big Data, CRC Press, August 2015.

    • Jiaqing Huang, Zongpeng Li. Network Coding Principles (in Chinese). China Defense Industry Press, 2012.

    • Zongpeng Li, Hong Xu, Baochun Li. "Network Coding in Bi-directed and Peer-to-Peer Networks." Next-Generation Internet Architectures and Protocols, editors: Byrav Ramamurthy, George Rouskas, Krishna Sivalingam. Cambridge University Press, 2011.