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Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

Phone: 404-413-5721

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Email: zcai AT gsu DOT edu

Selected Journal Articles:

[TMC] Z. Cai*, X. Zheng, J. Wang, and Z. He.

Private Data Trading Towards Range Counting Queries in Internet of Things.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[TDSC] Zuobin Xiong, Z. Cai, Chunqiang Hu, Daniel Takabi, and Wei Li

Towards Neural Network-based Communication System: Attack and Defense.

IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC). Accepted.

[CSUR] Z. Cai*, Z. Xiong, H. Xu, P. Wang, W. Li, and Yi Pan.

Generative Adversarial Networks: A Survey Towards Private and Secure Applications.

ACM Computing Surveys. 54(6): 1-38, (2021).

[VLDB.J] Q. Luo, D. Yu, Z. Cai, X. Lin, G. Wang, and X. Cheng.

Towards Maintenance of Hypercores in Large-Scale Dynamic Hypergraphs.

The VLDB Journal.(VLDB.J). Accepted.

[TNET] T. Shi, Z. Cai*, J. Li, H. Gao, J. Chen, and M. Yang.

Services Management and Distributed Multi-Hop Requests Routing in Mobile Edge Networks.

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TNET). Accepted.

[TSC] Q. Zhang, Y. Wang, P. Duan, X. Tong, A. Sai, and Z. Cai.

Services Management and Distributed Multi-Hop Requests Routing in Mobile Edge Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC). Accepted.

[TMC] W. Wang, Y. Wang, T. Liu, X. Tong, and Z. Cai.

A Triple Real-time Trajectory Privacy Protection mechanism Based on Edge computing and Blockchain in Mobile Crowdsourcing.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[TMC] D. Zhao, Z. Zhou, Z. Cai, Sami Yangui, and Xiao Xue.

GASTL: Accumulative STL with a Novel Robustness Metric for IoT Service Monitoring.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[VLDB.J] D. Miao, P. Zhang, J. Li, Y. Wang, and Z. Cai.

Approximation and inapproximability results on computing optimal repairs.

The VLDB Journal.(VLDB.J). Accepted.

[TII] X. Zheng, L. Tian, and Z. Cai*.

A Fair and Rational Data Sharing Strategy towards Two-Stage Industrial Internet of Things

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.(TII). Accepted.

[TII] S. De, M. Bermudez-Edo, H. Xu, and Z. Cai*.

Deep Generative Models in the Industrial Internet of Things: a Survey.

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.(TII). Accepted.

[TMC] T. Zhu, J. Li,H. Gao, Y. Li, and Z. Cai.

AoI Minimization Data Collection Scheduling for Battery-Free Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[TII] Y. Lin, X. Wang, H. Ma, L. Wang, F. Hao, and Z. Cai*.

An Efficient Approach to Sharing Edge Knowledge in 5G-enabled Industrial Internet of Things.

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.(TII). Accepted.

[TITS] H. Xu, Z. Cai*, R. Li and W. Li.

Efficient CityCam-to-Edge Cooperative Learning for Vehicle Counting in ITS.

IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (TITS). Accepted.

[TII] T. Zhu, Z. Cai*, X. Fang, J. Luo, M. Yang.

Correlation Aware Scheduling for Edge-Enabled Industrial Internet of Things.

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.(TII). Accepted.

[TKDD] H. Xu, Z. Cai*, and W. Li.

Privacy-Preserving Mechanisms for Multi-label Image Recognitiong.

ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD). 16(4): 69:1-69:21 (2022).

[TWC] Z. Cai* and Q. Chen.

Latency-and-Coverage Aware Data Aggregation Scheduling for Multihop Battery-Free Wireless Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication (TWC). 20(3): 1770-1784 (2021).

[TKDE] D. Miao, Z. Cai*, and J. Li.

Deletion Propagation Revisited for Multiple Key Preserving Views.

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE). Accepted.

[TMC] Q. Chen, Z. Cai*, L. Cheng, H. Gao, and J. Li.

Structure-Free Broadcast Scheduling for Duty-Cycled Multihop Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[TKDE] X. Wang, H. Gao, Z. Cai, and J. Li.

Who Should Deserve Investment? Attractive Individual and Group Search in Dynamic Information Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE). Accepted.

[TOSN] Q. Chen, Z. Cai*, L. Cheng, H. Gao and J. Li.

Energy-Collision Aware Minimum Latency Aggregation Scheduling for Energy-Harvesting Sensor Networks.

ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). 17(4): 40:1-40:34 (2021).

[TII] Z. Xiong, Z. Cai*, D. Takabi and W. Li.

Privacy Threat and Defense for Federated Learning with Non-i.i.d. Data in AIoT.

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.(TII). Accepted.

[TCSS] D. Yu, N. Wang, Q. Luo, F. Li, J. Yu, X. Cheng and Z. Cai*.

Fast Core Maintenance in Dynamic Graphs.

IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS). 9(3): 710-723 (2022).

[TCSS] Q. Luo, D. Yu, X. Cheng and Z. Cai*.

Mixed Structure for Truss Maintenance in Fully Dynamic Graphs.

IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS). Accepted.

[TVT] Z. Xiong, H. Xu, W. Li, and Z. Cai*.

Multi-Source Adversarial Sample Attack on Autonomous Vehicles.

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT). 70(3): 2822-2835 (2021).

[TII] Z. Xiong, Z. Cai, Q. Han, A. Alrawais, and W. Li.

ADGAN: Protect Your Location Privacy in Camera Data of Auto-Driving Vehicles

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics(TII). 18(2): 1310-1321 (2022)..

[TOSN] T. Shi, Z. Cai, J. Li, and H. Gao.

Joint Deployment Strategy of Battery-Free Sensor Networks with Coverage Guarantee.

ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). 17(4): 42:1-42:29 (2021)..

[TMC] Q. Chen, Z. Cai*, L. Cheng, and H. Gao.

Structure-Free General Data Aggregation Scheduling for Multihop Battery-Free Wireless Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[TMC] Z. Cai, Z. Duan, and W. Li.

Exploiting Multi-Dimensional Task Diversity in Distributed Auctions for Mobile Crowdsensing.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[TII] J. Wang, Z. Cai, and J. Yu.

Achieving Personalized k-Anonymity-Based Content Privacy for Autonomous Vehicles in CPS

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics(TII). 16(6): 4242-4251 (2020).

[TII] Z. Cai*, X. Zheng., and J. Yu.

A Differential-Private Framework for Urban Traffic Flows Estimation via Taxi Companies.

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII). 15(12): 6492-6499 (2019).

[TVT] Y. Lin, Z. Cai*, X. Wang, F. Hao, L. Wang and A. Sai.

Multi-Round Incentive Mechanism for Cold Start-Enabled Mobile Crowdsensing Crowdsensing.

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT). 70(1): 993-1007 (2021).

[TMC] Q. Chen, Z. Cai*, L. Cheng, and H. Gao.

Low-Latency Data Aggregation Scheduling for Cognitive Radio Networks with Non-Predetermined Structure.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[TMC] T. Shi, J. Li, H. Gao, and Z. Cai*.

A Novel Framework for the Coverage Problem in Battery-Free Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Accepted.

[IoT] Z. Cai* and T. Shi.

Distributed Query Processing in the Edge Assisted IoT Data Monitoring System.

IEEE Internet of Things Journal. Accepted.

[TNSE] Z. Cai* and X. Zheng.

A Private and Efficient Mechanism for Data Uploading in Smart Cyber-Physical Systems.

IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering (TNSE). 7(2): 766-775, 2020.

[JSAC] X. Zheng, and Z. Cai*.

Privacy-Preserved Data Sharing towards Multiple Parties in Industrial IoTs.

IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC). 38(5): 968-979 (2020).

[TII] S.Zhu, Z. Cai*, H. Hu, Y. Li, W. Li.

zkCrowd: A Hybrid Blockchain-based Crowdsourcing Platform.

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII). 16(6): 4196-4205 (2020).

[TNSE] X. Fang, Z. Cai*, W. Tang, G. Luo, J. Luo, R. Bi, and H. Gao.

Job Scheduling to Minimize Total Completion Time on Multiple Edge Servers.

IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering (TNSE). 7(4): 2245-2255 (2020).

[TVT] Y. Lin, Z. Cai*, X. Wang, and F. Hao.

Incentive Mechanisms for Crowdblocking Rumors in Mobile Social Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. (TVT). 68(9): 9220-9232 (2019).

[TKDE] K. Zhang, H. Gao, X. Han, Z. Cai, and J. Li.

Modeling and Computing Probabilistic Skyline on Incomplete Data.

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. (TKDE). 32(7): 1405-1418, 2020.

[TNET] Q. Chen, H. Gao, Z. Cai, L. Chen, and J. Li.

Distributed Low-Latency Data Aggregation for Duty-Cycle Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TNET). 26(5): 2347-2360 (2018).

[TCSS] Y. Wang, Z. Cai, Z. Zhan, Y. Gong, and X. Tong.

An Optimization and Auction based Incentive Mechanism to Maximize Social Welfare for Mobile Crowdsourcing.

IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems. (TCSS). 6(4): 702-714 (2019).

[NETMAG] Y. Liang, Z. Cai, J. Yu, Q. Han, and Y. Li*.

Deep Learning Based Inference of Private Information Using Embedded Sensors in Smart Devices.

IEEE Network Magazine. (NETMAG). 32(4): 8-14 (2018).

[COMMAG] X. Zheng, Z. Cai*, and Y. Li.

Data Linkage in Smart IoT Systems: A Consideration from Privacy Perspective.

IEEE Communications Magazine. (COMMAG). 56(9): 55-61 (2018).

[TDSC] Z. Cai*, Z. He, X. Guan, and Y. Li.

Collective Data-Sanitization for Preventing Sensitive Information Inference Attacks in Social Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC). 15(4): 577-590 (2018).

[VLDB. J] Y. Wu, X. Zhang, Y. Bian, Z. Cai, X. Lian, X. Liao, F. Zhao.

Second-order Random Walk-based Proximity Measures in Graph Analysis: Formulations and Algorithms.

The VLDB Journal. (VLDB. J). 27(1): 127-152 (2018).

[TCSS] J. Li, Z. Cai*, J. Wang, M. Han and Y. Li.

Truthful Incentive Mechanisms for Geographical Position Conflicting Mobile Crowdsensing Systems.

IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems. (TCSS). 5(2): 324-334 (2018).

[TVT] Z. He, Z. Cai*, and J. Yu.

Latent-data Privacy Preserving with Customized Data Utility for Social Network Data.

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. (TVT). 67(1): 665-673 (2018).

[TKDE] D. Miao, Z. Cai*, and J. Li.

On the Complexity of Bounded View Propagation for Conjunctive Queries.

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. (TKDE). 30(1): 115-127 (2018).

[TNET] Q. Chen, H. Gao, S. Cheng, X. Fang, Z. Cai, and J. Li.

Centralized and Distributed Delay-Bounded Scheduling Algorithms for Multicast in Duty-Cycled Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TNET). 25(6): 3573-3586 (2017).

[TNET] T. Shi, S. Cheng, Z. Cai, Y. Li, and J. Li.

Exploring Connected Dominating Sets in Energy-Harvest Networks.

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TNET). 25(3): 1803-1817 (2017).

[TII] X. Zheng and Z. Cai*.

Real-Time Big Data Delivery in Wireless Networks: A Case Study on Video Delivery.

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. (TII). 13(4): 2048-2057 (2017).

[TKDE] S. Cheng, Z. Cai*, J. Li, and H. Gao.

Extracting Kernel Dataset from Big Sensory Data in Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. (TKDE). 29(4): 813-827 (2017).

[TOSN] J. Li, S. Cheng, Z. Cai*, J. Yu, C. Wang and Y. Li.

Approximate Holistic Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks.

ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks. (TOSN). 13(2): 11:1-11:24 (2017).

[TMC] X. Zheng, Z. Cai*, J. Li, and H. Gao.

A Study on Application-aware Scheduling in Wireless Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. (TMC). 16(7): 1787-1801 (2017).

[TCC] L. Yu, L. Chen, Z. Cai*, H. Shen, Y. Liang, and Y. Pan.

Stochastic Load Balancing for Virtual Resource Management in Datacenters.

IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. (TCC). 8(2):459-472, 2020.

[TVT] Z. He, Z. Cai, J. Yu*, X. Wang, Y. Sun, and Y. Li.

Cost-efficient Strategies for Restraining Rumor Spreading in Mobile Social Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. (TVT). 66 (3): 2789 - 2800 (2017).

[TPDS] L. Yu, H. Shen, S. Karan, L. Ye, and Z. Cai.

CoRE: Cooperative End-to-End Traffic Redundancy Elimination for Reducing Cloud Bandwidth Cost.

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. (TPDS). 28(2): 446-461 (2017).

[TNSM] L. Zhang, Z. Cai*, and X. Wang.

FakeMask: A Novel Privacy Preserving Approach for Smartphones.

IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management. (TNSM). 13(2): 335-348 (2016).

[TMC] S. Ji, M. Yan, R. Beyah, and Z. Cai*.

Semi-Structure Routing and Analytical Frameworks for Cognitive Radio Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. (TMC). 15(4): 996-1008 (2016).

[TNB] D. Xu*, Z. Cai, K. Liu, X. Zeng, Y. Ouyang, C. Dai, A. Hou, and J. Li.

Design and Simulation of Proportional Biological Operational mu-Circuit.

IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience. (TNB). 14(2): 248-253 (2015).

[TVT] S. Cheng, Z. Cai* and J. Li.

Curve Query Processing in Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. (TVT). 64(11): 5198-5209 (2015).

[TCS] Z. He, Z. Cai*, S. Cheng, and X. Wang.

Approximate Aggregation for Tracking Quantiles and Range Countings in Wireless Sensor Networks.

Theoretical Computer Science. (TCS). 607(3), 381-390 (2015).

[TPDS] Z. Cai*, S. Ji, J. He, L. Wei and A. Bourgeois.

Distributed and Asynchronous Data Collection in Cognitive Radio Networks with Fairness Consideration.

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. (TPDS). 25(8): 2020-2029 (2014).

[TPDS] J. Li, S. Cheng**, H. Gao and Z. Cai.

Approximate Physical World Reconstruction Algorithms in Sensor Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. (TPDS). 25(12): 3099-3110 (2014).

[TMC] S. Ji, R. Beyah and Z. Cai*.

Snapshot and Continuous Data Collection in Probabilistic Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. (TMC). 13(3): 626-637 (2014).

[TNET] S. Ji and Z. Cai*.

Distributed Data Collection in Large-Scale Asynchronous Wireless Sensor Networks under the Generalized Physical Interference Model.

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. (TNET). 21(4): 1270-1283. (2013).

[JMB] Z. Cai, M. F. Ducatez, J. Yang, T. Zhang, L. Long, A. C. Boon, R. J. Webby, and X. Wan*.

Identifying Antigenicity-Associated Sites in Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin by using Sparse Learning.

Journal of Molecular Biology (JMB). 422(1):145-155 (2012). (IF: 4.095).

[VACCINE] Z. Cai, T. Zhang, and X. Wan*.

Antigenic Distance Measurements for Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Selection.

Vaccine. . 30(2):448-453 (2012). (IF: 3.572).

[TPDS] S. Ji, Z. Cai, Y. Li*, and X. Jia.

Continuous Data Collection Capacity of Dual-Radio Multichannel Wireless Sensor Networks.

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). 23(10): 1844-1855 (2012). (IF: 1.146).

[BIOINFORMATICS] J. Barnett, J. Yang, Z. Cai, T. Zhang and X. Wan*.

AntigenMap 3D: an Online Antigenic Cartography Resource.

Bioinformatics (BIOINFORMATICS). 28(9):1292-1293 (2012). (IF: 4.926).

[TCS] Z. Cai, R. Goebel, and G. Lin*.

Size-constrained Tree Partitioning: Approximating the Multicast k-tree Routing Problem.

Theoretical Computer Science. (TCS). 412(3) (2011), 240-245 (IF: 1.085).

[INFLUENZA] Z. Cai, T. Zhang, and X. Wan*.

Concepts and Applications for Influenza Antigenic Cartography.

Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses . 5(S1) (2011), 202-229 (IF: 3.812).

[INFLUENZA] Z. Cai, Y. Duan, Y. Jang, Y. Li, G. Lin, M. Ozden, and X. Wan*.

IPMiner: a Progenitor Identifier for Influenza A Virus.

Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses.. 5(S1) (2011), 395-415 (IF: 3.812).

[PCB] Z. Cai, T. Zhang, and X. Wan*.

A Computational Framework for Influenza Antigenic Cartography.

PLoS Computational Biology. (PCB). 6 (10) (2010), e1000949 (IF: 5.759).

[TCBB] J. Zhou, J. Sander, Z. Cai, L. Wang, and G. Lin*.

Finding the Nearest Neighbors in Biological Databases Using Less Distance Computations.

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. (TCBB). 7(4)(2010), 669-680 (IF: 2.246).

[TCS] Z. Cai, Z. Chen, and G. Lin*.

A 3.4713-Approximation Algorithm for the Capacitated Multicast Tree Routing Problem.

Theoretical Computer Science. (TCS). 410(52)(2009), 5415-5424 (IF: 1.085).

[BMC] Z. Cai, H. Sabaa, Y. Wang, R. Goebel, Z. Wang, J. Xu, P. Stothard, and G. Lin*.

Most Parsimonious Haplotype Allele Sharing Determination.

BMC Bioinformatics. (BMC). 10(2009), 115 (IF: 3.428).

[BMC] Z. Cai, R. Goebel, M. Salavatipour, and G. Lin*.

Selecting Dissimilar Genes for Multi-class Classification, an Application in Cancer Subtyping.

BMC Bioinformatics. (BMC). 8(2007), 206 (IF: 3.428).

[BIOINFORMATICS] X. Wu, Z. Cai, X.-F. Wan, T. Hoang, R. Goebel, and G. Lin*.

Nucleotide Composition String Selection in HIV-1 Subtyping Using Whole Genomes.

Bioinformatics. (BIOINFORMATICS). 23(14)(2007), 1744-1752 (IF: 4.926).

[JBCB] Z. Cai, M. Heydari, and G. Lin*.

Iterated Local Least Squares Microarray Missing Value Imputation.

Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. (JBCB). 4(4)(2006), 935-958.

[JOCO] Z. Cai, M. Heydari, and G. Lin*

Clustering Binary Oligonucleotide Fingerprint Vectors for DNA Clone Classification Analysis.

Journal of Combinatorial Optimization. (JOCO). 9(2)(2005), 199-211.

Selected Conference Papers:

[ICDCS] T. Shi, Z. Cai, and Y. Li.

Query Recombination: To Process a Large Number of Concurrent Top-k Queries towards IoT Data on an Edge Server.

The 42nd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2022). 114/573 = 19.9%

[CIKM] J. Han, W. Li, Z. Cai, and Y. Li

Multi-Aggregator Time-Warping Heterogeneous Graph Neural Network for Personalized Micro-video Recommendation.

The 31st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2022).

[SmartData] B. Xie, H. Xu, Z. Xiong, Y. Li and Z. Cai

A Self-Supervised Purification Mechanism for Adversarial Samples.

The 8th IEEE International Conference on Smart Data (SmartData 2022). Best Paper Award

[ICDCS] Q. Chen, S. Guo, W. Xu, Z. Cai, L. Cheng, and H. Gao.

AoI Minimization Charging at Wireless-Powered Network Edge.

The 42nd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2022). 114/573 = 19.9%

[INFOCOM] Q. Chen, Z. Cai, L. Cheng, F. Wang, and H. Gao.

Joint Near-Optimal Age-based Data Transmission and Energy Replenishment Scheduling at Wireless-Powered Network Edge

The 41th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2022). 225/1129 = 19.9%

[IPCCC] Z. Cai, X. Zheng, and J. Wang.

Efficient Data Trading for Stable and Privacy Preserving Histograms in Internet of Things.

The 40th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2021). Best Paper Award

[SIGIR] J. Gao, F. Hao, G. Min, Z. Cai.

Maximal Multipolarized Cliques Search in Signed Networks.

The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2021).

[ICDE] Q. Luo, D. Yu, Z. Cai, X. Lin and X. Cheng.

Deletion Propagation for Multiple Key Preserving Conjunctive Queries: Approximations and Complexity.

The 37th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2021).

[VLDB] D. Miao, Z. Cai, J. Li, X. Gao, and X. Liu.

The Computation of Optimal Subset Repairs.

The 46th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2020).

[CIKM] K. Li, G. Lu, G. Luo, and Z. Cai.

Seed-free Graph De-anonymiztiation with Adversarial Learning

The 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2020). 193/920=21%

[SAGC] Y. Wang, M. Wang, L. Meng, Q. Zhang, X. Tong, and Z. Cai.

New Crowd Sensing Computing in Space-Air-Ground Integrated Networks.

IEEE International Conference on Space-Air-Ground Computing (SAGC 2021). Distinguished Paper Award

[INFOCOM] T. Zhu, J. Li, Z. Cai, Y. Li, H. Gao.

Computation Scheduling for Wireless Powered Mobile Edge Computing Networks

The 39th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2020) . 268/1354 = 19.8%

[ICDCS] Q. Chen, Z. Cai*, L. Cheng and H. Gao.

Low Latency Broadcast Scheduling for Battery-Free Wireless Networks Without Predetermined Structures.

The 40th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2020) . 105/584 = 18%

[ICDCS] T. Shi, Z. Cai*, J. Li and H. Gao.

CROSS: A Crowdsourcing based Sub-Servers Selection Framework in D2D Enhanced MEC Architecture

The 40th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2020) . 105/584 = 18%

[ICDE] Z. Cai*, D. Miao, and Y. Li.

Deletion Propagation for Multiple Select-Join Queries: Approximations and Complexity.

The 35th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2019).

[ICDCS] Z. Cai*, and Z. He.

Trading Private Range Counting over Big IoT Data.

The 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems. (ICDCS 2019). 132/668 = 19.6%.

[ICDM] Z. Xiong, W. Li, Q. Han, and Z. Cai*.

Privacy-Preserving Auto-Driving: a GAN-based Approach to Protect Vehicular Camera Data.

19th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining. (ICDM 2019). 95/1046=9.08%.

[ICDCS] Z. Duan, W. Li, X. Zheng, and Z. Cai*.

Mutual-Preference Driven Truthful Auction Mechanism in Mobile Crowdsensing

The 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems. (ICDCS 2019). 132/668 = 19.6%.

[ICDCS] Q. Chen, Z. Cai*, J. Li and H. Gao.

Low-Latency Concurrent Broadcast Scheduling in Duty-Cycled Multihop Wireless Networks.

The 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems. (ICDCS 2019). 132/668 = 19.6%.

[ICDCS] T. Shi, Z. Cai*, L. Cheng, H. Gao, and J. Li.

The Energy-Data Dual Coverage in Battery-free Sensor Networks.

The 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems. (ICDCS 2019). 132/668 = 19.6%.

[INFOCOM] K. Chen, H. Gao, Z. Cai, Q. Chen, and J. Li.

Distributed Energy-Adaptive Aggregation Scheduling with Coverage Guarantee for Battery-Free Wireless Sensor Networks

The 38th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2019). 288/1464 = 19.7%

[COCOON] D. Miao and Z. Cai*.

On The Hardness of Reachability Reduction.

The 25th International Computing and Combinatorics Conference. (COCOON 2019).

[INFOCOM] T. Shi, J. Li, H. Gao, and Z. Cai.

Coverage in Battery-Free Wireless Sensor Networks

The 37th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2018). 309/1606 = 19.2%

[INFOCOM] Q. Chen, H. Gao, Z. Cai, L. Cheng, and J. Li.

Energy-Collision Aware Data Aggregation Scheduling for Energy Harvesting Sensor Networks

The 37th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2018). 309/1606 = 19.2%

[ICDCS] Z. Duan, W. Li, and Z. Cai*.

Distributed Auctions for Task Assignment and Scheduling in Mobile Crowdsensing Systems

The 37th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2017). 90/531 = 16.95%

[INFOCOM] X. Zheng, Z. Cai*, J. Li, and H. Gao.

Location-Privacy-Aware Review Publication Mechanism for Local Business Service Systems

The 36th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2017). 292/1395 = 20.93%

[INFOCOM] T. Shi, S. Cheng, J. Li, and Z. Cai*.

Constructing Connected Dominating Sets in Battery-Free Networks

The 36th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2017). 292/1395 = 20.93%

[INFOCOM] Q. Chen, H. Gao, S. Cheng, J. Li, and Z. Cai.

Distributed Non-Structure Based Data Aggregation for Duty-Cycle Wireless Sensor Networks.

The 36th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2017). 292/1395 = 20.93%

[CIKM] K. Zhang, H. Gao, X. Han, Z. Cai, and J. Li.

Probabilistic Skyline on Incomplete Data

The 26th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2017). 171/820=20.9%

[DASFAA] K. Zhang, H. Gao, X. Han, D. Yang, Z. Cai, and J. Li.

RSkycube: Efficient Skycube Computation by Reusing Principle

The 22rd International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2017).

[DASFAA] D. Yin, H. Gao, Z. Zou, J. Li, and Z. Cai.

Approximate Iceberg Cube on Heterogeneous Dimensions

The 21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2017).

[COCOON] D. Miao, Z. Cai*, X. Liu, and J. Li.

On the Complexity of Insertion Propagation with Functional Dependency Constraints

The 22nd International Computing and Combinatorics Conference (COCOON 2016).

[INFOCOM] L. Yu and Z. Cai*.

Dynamic Scaling of Virtualized Networks with Bandwidth Guarantees in Cloud Datacenters

The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2016). 300/1644 = 18.2%

[INFOCOM] J. Li, Z. Cai*, M. Yan, and Y. Li.

Using Crowdsourced Data in Location-based Social Networks to Explore Influence Maximization

The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2016). 300/1644 = 18.2%

[INFOCOM] T. Shi, S. Cheng, Z. Cai*, and J. Li.

Adaptive Connected Dominating Set Discovering Algorithm in Energy-Harvest Sensor Networks

The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2016). 300/1644 = 18.2%

[ICDCS] Z. He, Z. Cai* and X. Wang.

Modeling Propagation Dynamics and Developing Optimized Countermeasures for Rumor Spreading in Online Social Networks

The 35th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2015). 70/543 = 12.9%

[ICDCS] X. Zheng, Z. Cai*, J. Li and H. Gao.

An Application-aware Scheduling Policy for Real-time Traffic

The 35th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2015). 70/543 = 12.9%

[INFOCOM] S. Cheng, Z. Cai*, J. Li and X. Fang.

Drawing Dominant Dataset from Big Sensory Data in Wireless Sensor Networks

The 34th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2015). 320/1645 = 19.4%

[INFOCOM] J. Gao, J. Li*, Z. Cai and H. Gao.

Composite Event Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks with Heterogeneous Sensors

The 34th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2015). 320/1645 = 19.4%

[IPSN] X. Fang, J. Luo, H. Gao, W. Wu, S. Cheng, and Z. Cai.

Demonstration Abstract: Detecting Deterioration of Nearsightness

The 14th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN 2015).

[SECON] S. Ji,Z. Cai*, M. Han , and R. Beyah.

Whitespace Measurement and Virtual Backbone Construction for Cognitive Radio Networks: From the Social Perspective

IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications and Networking (SECON 2015). 55/194 = 28.4%

[MOBIHOC] X. Zheng, J. Li*, H. Gao, and Z. Cai.

Capacity of Wireless Networks with Multiple Types of Multicast Sessions.

The 15th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MOBIHOC 2014). 40/211 = 18.9%

[MOBIHOC] J. He, S. Ji, R. Beyah, and Z. Cai*.

Minimum-sized Influential Node Set Selection for Social Networks under the Independent Cascade Model.

The 15th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MOBIHOC 2014). 40/211 = 18.9%

[SECON] M. Yan, S. Ji, M. Han, Y. Li, and Z. Cai*.

Data Aggregation Scheduling in Wireless Networks with Cognitive Radio Capability.

IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications and Networking (SECON 2014). 67/234 = 28.6%

[INFOCOM] S. Cheng, J. Li*, and Z. Cai.

O(ε)-Approximation to Physical World by Sensor Networks

The 32rd Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2013). 280/1613 = 17.36%

[SECON] S. Ji, R. Beyah, and Z. Cai*.

Minimum-Latency Broadcast Scheduling for Cognitive Radio Networks

IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications and Networking (SECON 2013). 51/280 = 18.4%

[ICDCS] Z. Cai*, S. Ji, J. He, and A. G. Bourgeois.

Optimal Distributed Data Collection for Asynchronous Cognitive Radio Networks

The 32nd Proceeding. of International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems 2012 (ICDCS 2012). 71/515 = 13.79%

[INFOCOM] S. Ji, R. Beyah, and Z. Cai*.

Snapshot/Continuous Data Collection Capacity for Large-Scale Probabilistic Wireless Sensor Networks.

The 31st Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2012). 278/1547 = 17.97%

[INFOCOM] S. Ji and Z. Cai*.

Distributed Data Collection and Its Capacity in Asynchronous Wireless Sensor Networks

The 31st Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2012). 278/1547 = 17.97%

[COCOA] Z. Cai, R. Goebel, and G. Lin*.

Size-Constrained Tree Partitioning: a Story on Approximation Algorithm Design for the Multicast k-Tree Routing Problem

The 3nd Annual International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications (COCOA 2012).

[EMBC] Z. Cai, Y. Shi, M. Song, R. Goebel, and G. Lin*.

Smoothing Blemished Gene Expression Microarray Data via Missing Value Imputation

The 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2008).

[APBC] Z. Cai, R. Goebel, M. Salavatipour, Y. Shi, L. Xu, and G. Lin*.

Selecting Genes with Dissimilar Discrimination Strength for Class Prediction

The Fifth Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2017).

[APBC] Z. Cai, M. Heydari, and G. Lin*.

Microarray Missing Value Imputation by Iterated Local Least Squares

The Fourth Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2016).

[COCOON] Z. Cai, G. Lin*, and G. Xue.

Improved Approximation Algorithms for the Capacitated Multicast Routing Problem.

In Proceedings of the 11th International Computing and Combinatorics Conference. (COCOON 2015).

Former and current Students/Postdoc/Visiting Scholars at Georgia State University are underlined. Correspondence authors by *.