PUBLICATIONS



2017
PaperSyed Yousaf Shah, Zengwen Yuan, Songwu Lu, Petros Zerfos"Dependency Analysis of Cloud Applications for Performance Monitoring using Recurrent Neural Networks",

Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (BigData 2017)

PaperYuanjie Li, Zengwen Yuan, Chunyi Peng"A Control-Plane Perspective on Reducing Data Access Latency in LTE Networks",

ACM MobiCom 2017

PaperHaoyang Wu, Tao Wang, Zengwen Yuan, Chunyi Peng, Zhiwei Li, Zhaowei Tan, Boyan Ding, Xiaoguang Li, Yuanjie Li, Jun Liu, Songwu Lu"The Tick Programmable Low-Latency SDR System ",

ACM MobiCom 2017

Best Community Paper Award
PaperHaotian Deng, Qianru Li, Yuanjie Li, Songwu Lu, Chunyi Peng, Taqi Raza, Zhaowei Tan, Zengwen Yuan, Zhehui Zhang (In alphabetical order)"Towards Automated Intelligence in 5G Systems",

The 26th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2017), invited paper

PaperWenguang Huang, Chang Zhou, Yuanjie Li, Songwu Lu, Xinbing Wang, Luoyi Fu"cniCloud: Querying the Cellular Network Information at Scale"

WinTech 2017

PaperMuhammad Taqi Raza, Dongho Kim , Kyu-Han Kim , Songwu Lu and Mario Gerla,"Rethinking LTE Network Functions Virtualization"

IEEE ICNP 2017

Muhammad Taqi Raza and Songwu Lu"Reducing Latencies and Improving Fault Tolerance in NFV of 3GPP Standardized IMS"

IEEE/ACM CNSM 2017

PaperMuhammad Taqi Raza, Fatima Muhammad Anwar, and Songwu Lu"Exposing LTE Security Weaknesses at Protocol Inter-Layer, and Inter-Radio Interactions"

Securecomm 2017

PaperMuhammad Taqi Raza, Hsiao-Yun Tseng, ChangLong Li and Songwu Lu"Modular Redundancy for Cloud based IMS Robustness"

ACM MobiWac 2017


2016
PaperYuanjie Li, Chunyi Peng, Zengwen Yuan, Jiayao Li, Haotian Deng, Tao Wang"MobileInsight: Extracting and Analyzing Cellular Network Information on Smartphones",

ACM MobiCom 2016

Best Community Paper Award
PaperGuan-Hua Tu, Chi-Yu Li, Chunyi Peng, Yuanjie Li, Songwu Lu
"New Security Threats Caused by IMS-based SMS Service in 4G LTE Networks",

ACM CCS 2016.

PaperYuanjie Li, Zengwen Yuan, Chunyi Peng, Songwu Lu
"CAP on Mobility Control for 4G LTE Networks",

ACM HotWireless 2016.

PaperYuanjie Li, Haotian Deng, Jiayao Li, Chunyi Peng, Songwu Lu
"Instability in Distributed Mobility Management: Revisiting Configuration Management in 3G/4G Mobile Networks",

ACM SIGMETRICS 2016.

PaperChunyi Peng, Yuanjie Li, Zhuoran Li, Jie Zhao, Jiaqi Xu
"Understanding and Diagnosing Real-World Femtocell Performance Problems",

IEEE INFOCOM 2016.

PaperYuanjie Li, Haotian Deng, Chunyi Peng, Guan-Hua Tu, Jiayao Li, Zengwen Yuan, Songwu Lu
"iCellular: Device-Customized Cellular Network Access on Commodity Smartphones",

USENIX NSDI 2016.

PaperGuan-Hua Tu, Chi-Yu Li, Chunyi Peng, Zengwen Yuan, Yuanjie Li, Xiaohu Zhao, Songwu Lu"VoLTE*: A Lightweight Voice Solution to 4G LTE Networks",

ACM HotMobile 2016.

PaperYuanjie Li, Jiaqi Xu, Chunyi Peng, Songwu Lu"A First Look at Unstable Mobility Management in Cellular Networks",

ACM HotMobile 2016.

PaperChunyi Peng, Yuanjie Li"Demystify Undesired Handoff in Cellular Networks",

IEEE ICCCN 2016.


2015
PaperChi-Yu Li, Guan-Hua Tu, Chunyi Peng, Zengwen Yuan, Yuanjie Li, Songwu Lu, Xinbing Wang"Insecurity of Voice Solution VoLTE in LTE Mobile Networks",

ACM CCS 2015.

PaperChi-Yu Li, Chunyi Peng, Peng Cheng, Songwu Lu, Xinbing Wang, Fengyuan Ren, Tao Wang"An Energy Efficiency Perspective on Rate Adaptation for 802.11n NIC",

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC) 2015.

PaperGuan-Hua Tu, Chi-Yu Li, Chunyi Peng, Songwu Lu"How Voice Call Technology Poses Security Threats in 4G LTE Networks",

IEEE CNS 2015.

PaperChi-Yu Li, Chunyi Peng, Songwu Lu, Xinbing Wang, Ranveer Chandra"Latency-Aware Rate Adaptation in 802.11n Home Networks",

IEEE INFOCOM 2015.

PaperGuan-Hua Tu, Yuanjie Li, Chunyi Peng, Chiyu Li, Songwu Lu"Detecting Problematic Control-Plane Protocol Interactions in Mobile Networks",

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON) 2015.


2014
Paper Chunyi Peng, Chi-Yu Li, Guan-Hua Tu, Hongyi Wang, Songwu Lu"Real Threats to Your Data Bills: Security Loopholes and Defense in Mobile Data Charging",

ACM CCS 2014.

PaperGuan-Hua Tu, Yuanjie Li, Chunyi Peng, Chi-Yu Li, Hongyi Wang, Songwu Lu"Control-Plane Protocol Interactions in Cellular Networks",

ACM SIGCOMM 2014.


2013
Ioannis Pefkianakis, Chi-Yu Li, Chunyi Peng, Suk-Bok Lee, Songwu Lu"CMES: Collaborative Energy Save for MIMO 802.11 Wireless Networks",

IEEE ICNP 2013.

Paper Guan-Hua Tu, Chunyi Peng, Hongyi Wang, Chi-Yu Li, Songwu Lu"How Voice Calls Affect Data in Operational LTE Networks",

ACM MOBICOM 2013.

PaperGuan-Hua Tu, Chunyi Peng, Chi-Yu Li, Xingyu Ma, Songwu Lu"Accounting for Roaming Users on Mobile Data Access: Issues and Root Causes",

ACM MOBISYS 2013.


2010-2012
PaperPPTChunyi Peng, Chi-Yu Li, Guan-Hua Tu, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang"Mobile Data Charging: New Attacks and Countermeasures",

ACM CCS 2012.

PaperPPTChunyi Peng, Guan-Hua Tu, Chi-Yu Li, Songwu Lu"Can We Pay for What We Get in 3G Data Access?",

ACM MOBICOM 2012.

PaperPPTChi-Yu Li, Chunyi Peng, Songwu Lu, Xinbing Wang"Energy-based Rate Adaptation for 802.11n",

ACM MOBICOM 2012.

Zhuotao Liu, Xingbing Wang, Wentao Luan, Songwu Lu,"Transmission Delay in Large Scale Ad Hoc Cognitive Radio Networks",

ACM MOBIHOC, 2012

Ioannis Pefkianakis, Suk-Bok Lee, Songwu Lu,"Towards MIMO-Aware 802.11n Rate Adaptation",

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2012.

PaperChi-Yu Li, Ioannis Pefkianakis, Bojie Li, Chenghui Peng, Wei Zhang, Songwu Lu,"A Multimedia Service Migration Protocol for Single User Multiple Devices",

IEEE ICC, 2012.

PaperPPTChunyi Peng, Minkyong Kim, Zhe Zhang, Hui Lei,"VDN: Virtual Machine Image Distribution Network for Cloud Data Centers",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2012.

PaperSuk-Bok Lee, Dan Pei, MohammadTaghi Hajiaghayi, Ioannis Pefkianakis, Songwu Lu, He Yan, Zihui Ge, Jennifer Yates, Mario Kosseifi,"Threshold Compression for 3G Scalable Monitoring",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2012

PaperKai Chen, Chuanxiong Guo, Haitao Wu, Jing Yuan, Zhenqian Feng, Yan Chen, Songwu Lu, Wenfei Wu,"DAC: Generic and Automatic Address Configuration for Data Center Networks",

IEEE/ACM Transaction on Networking, 20(1), 84-99, 2012.

Ioannis Pefkianakis, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Hao Yang, Suk-Bok Lee, Songwu Lu,"Towards History-Aware Robust 802.11 Rate Adaptation",

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2012.

Suk-Bok Lee, Ioannis Pefkianakis, Sayantan Choudhury, Shugong Xu, and Songwu Lu,"Exploiting Spatial, Frequency, and Multiuser Diversity in 3GPP LTE Cellular Networks",

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2012.

Suk-Bok Lee, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Kang-Won Lee, and Songwu Lu,"Content Management in a Mobile Ad Hoc Network: Beyond Opportunistic Strategy",

International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, 2012.

Suk-Bok Lee, Joon-Sang Park, Mario Gerla, Songwu Lu,"Secure Incentives for Commercial Ad Dissemination in Vehicular Networks ",

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2012

PaperIoannis Pefkianakis, Chi-Yu Li, Songwu Lu,"What is Wrong/Right with IEEE 802.11n Spatial Multiplexing Power Save Feature?",

IEEE ICNP, 2011

PaperPPTChunyi Peng, Suk-Bok Lee, Songwu Lu, Haiyun Luo and Hewu Li"Traffic-Driven Power Saving in Operational 3G Networks",

ACM MOBICOM 2011.

PaperSuk-Bok Lee, Dan Pei, MohammadTaghi Hajiaghayi, Ioannis Pefkianakis, Songwu Lu, He Yan, Zihui Ge, Jennifer Yates, Mario Kosseifi,"Scalable Mobitoring via Threshold Compression in a Large Operational 3G Network",

ACM SIGMETRICS, 2011 (extended abstract).

PaperPPTSuk-Bok Lee, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Kan-Won Lee, and Songwu Lu, "Content Management in a Mobile Ad Hoc Network: Beyond Opportunistic Strategy",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2011 (mini-conference).

PaperChi-Yu Li, Ioannis Pefkianakis, Songwu Lu, Bojie Li, Chenghui Peng, Wei Zhang, "A TCP Service Migration Protocol for Single User Multiple Devices",

IARIA UBICOMM, 2011.

PaperIoannis Pefkianakis, Yun Hu, Songwu Lu, "History-Aware Rate Adaptation in 802.11 Wireless Networks",

IEEE ISCC, 2011.

PaperHao Yang, Eric Osterweil, Daniel Massey, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, "Deploying Cryptography in Internet-Scale Systems: A Case Study on DNSSEC ",

IEEE Transaction Dependable Secure Computing, 8(5), 656-669, 2011.

PaperIoannis Pefkianakis, Yun Hu, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Hao Yang, Songwu Lu"MIMO Rate Adaptation in 802.11n Wireless Networks",

ACM MOBICOM 2010.

PaperIoannis Pefkianakis, Yun Hu, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Hao Yang, Songwu Lu, "MIMO Rate Adaptation in 802.11n Wireless Networks",

ACM MOBICOM, 2010.

Paper Kai Chen, Chuanxiong Guo, Haitao Wu, Jing Yuan, Zhenqian Feng, Yan Chen, Songwu Lu, and Wenfei Wu, "Generic and Automatic Address Configuration for Data Center Networks",

ACM SIGCOMM, 2010.

PaperSuk-Bok Lee, Sai-Wang Tam, Ioannis Pefkianakis, Songwu Lu, M. Frank Chang, Chuanxiong Guo, Glenn Reinman, Chunyi Peng, Mishali Naik, Lixia Zhang, Jason Cong, "A Scalable Micro Wireless Interconnect Structure for CMPs",

ACM MOBICOM, 2009.

PaperChuanxiong Guo, Guohan Lu, Dan Li, Haitao Wu, Xuan Zhang, Yunfeng Shi, Chen Tian, Yongguang Zhang, Songwu Lu, "BCube: A High Performance, Server-centric Network Architecture for Modular Data Centers",

ACM SIGCOMM, 2009.

PaperChunyi Peng, Guobin Shen, Yongguang Zhang, Songwu Lu, "Point & Connect: Intention-based Device Pairing for Mobile Phone Users",

ACM MobiSys, 2009.

Paper Suk-Bok Lee, Sayantan Choudhury, Ahmad Khoshnevis, Shugong Xu, Songwu Lu, "Downlink MIMO with Frequency-Domain Packet Scheduling for 3GPP LTE",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2009.

PaperSSuk-Bok Lee, Ioannis Pefkianakis, Adam Meyerson, Shugong Xu, Songwu Lu , "Proportional Fair Frequency-Domain Packet Scheduling for 3GPP LTE Uplink",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2009 (mini conference).

PaperDan Li, Chuanxiong Guo, Haitao Wu, Kun Tan, Yongguang Zhang, Songwu Lu, "FiConn: Using Backup Port for Server Interconnection in Data Centers",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2009.

PaperChuanxiong Guo, Haitao Wu, Kun Tan, Lei Shi, Yongguang Zhang, Songwu Lu, "DCell: A Scalable and Fault-Tolerant Network Structure for Data Centers",

ACM SIGCOMM, 2008.

PaperIoannis Pefkianakis, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Songwu Lu, "SAMER: Spectrum Aware Mesh Routing in Cognitive Radio Networks",

IEEE DySPAN, 2008 (Poster Session).

Paper Jerry Cheng, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Hao Yang, Songwu Lu, "SmartSiren: Virus Detection and Alert for Smartphones",

ACM MobiSys, 2007.

PaperJerry Cheng, Hao Yang, Starsky H. Y. Wong, Petros Zerfos, Songwu Lu, "Design and Implementation of Cross-Domain Cooperative Firewall",

IEEE ICNP, 2007.

PaperSuk-Bok Lee, Gabriel Pan, Joon-Sang Park, Mario Gerla, Songwu Lu, "Secure Incentives for Commercial Ad Dissemination in Vehicular Networks",

ACM MOBIHOC,2007.

PaperXiaoqiao Meng, Petros Zerfos, Vidyut Samanta, Starsky H.Y. Wong and Songwu Lu, "Analysis of the Reliability of a Nationwide Short Message Service",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2007.

PaperXiaoqiao Meng, Thyaga Nandagopal, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Hao Yang, Songwu Lu, "Scheduling Delay-Constrained Data in Wireless Data Networks",

IEEE WCNC, 2007.

Paper Starsky H.Y. Wong, Hao Yang, Songwu Lu, Vaduvur Bharghavan, "Robust Rate Adaptation in 802.11 Wireless Networks",

ACM MOBICOM, 2006.

PaperPetros Zerfos, Xiaoqiao Meng, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Vidyut Samanta, Songwu Lu, "A Study of the Short Message Service of a Nationwide Cellular Network",

ACM IMC, 2006.

Paper Hao Yang, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, "Secure Diffusion for Wireless Sensor Networks",

IEEE BROADNETS, 2006 (invited paper).

PaperHao Yang, Fan Ye, Yuan Yuan, Songwu Lu, William Arbaugh, "Toward Resilient Security in Wireless Sensor Networks",

ACM MOBIHOC, 2005.

PaperYuan Yuan, Hao Yang, Starsky H.Y. Wong, Songwu Lu, William Arbaugh, "ROMER: Resilient Opportunistic Mesh Routing for Wireless Mesh Networks",

IEEE Workshop on Wireless Mesh Networks, WiMesh 2005 (invited paper).

PaperXiaoqiao Meng, Starsky Wong, Yuan Yuan, Songwu Lu, "Characterizing Flows in Large Wireless Data Networks",

ACM MOBICOM, 2004.

PaperVasileios Pappas, Zhiguo Xu, Songwu Lu, Daniel Massey, Andreas Terzis, Lixia Zhang, "Impact of Configuration Errors on DNS Robustness",

ACM SIGCOMM, 2004.

Paper Hao Yang, Songwu Lu, "Commutative Cipher Based En-Route Filtering in Wireless Sensor Networks",

IEEE VTC Fall, 2004 (invited paper).

Paper Hao Yang, Haiyun Luo, Yi Yang, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, "HOURS: Achieving DoS Resilience in an Open Service Hierarchy",

IEEE DSN (International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks), 2004.

PaperFan Ye, Haiyun Luo, Songwu Lu and Lixia Zhang, "Statistical En-route Detection and Filtering of Injected False Data in Sensor Networks",

IEEE INFOCOM,2004.

PaperPetros Zerfos, Gary Zhong, Jerry Cheng, Haiyun Luo, Songwu Lu, Jia-ru Li, "DIRAC: A Software-based Wireless Router System",

ACM MOBICOM, 2003.

PaperHaiyun Luo, Ramachandran Ramjee, Prasun Sinha, Li Li and Songwu Lu, "UCAN: A Unified Cellular and Ad-Hoc Network Architecture",

ACM MOBICOM 2003.

PaperZhenghua Fu, Xiaoqiao Meng, Hao Yang, Songwu Lu, "Robust Packet Scheduling in Wireless Cellular Networks ",

IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2003

PaperJerry Cheng, Songwu Lu, "Achieving Delay and Throughput Decoupling in Distributed Fair Queueing Over Ad Hoc Networks",

IEEE ICCCN, 2003

PaperZhenghua Fu, Xiaoqiao Meng, Songwu Lu, "TCP Friendly Rate Adaptation for Multimedia Streaming in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks",

IEEE MMNS, 2003

PaperFan Ye, Gary Zhong, Jesse Cheng, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, "PEAS: A Robust Energy Conserving Protocol for Long-lived Sensor Networks",

IEEE ICDCS, 2003

PaperZhenghua Fu, Petros Zerfos, Haiyun Luo, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, Mario Gerla, "The Impact of Multihop Wireless Channel on TCP Throughput and Loss",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2003

PaperFan Ye, Gary Zhong, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, "A Robust Data Delivery Protocol for Large Scale Sensor Networks",

IEEE IPSN, 2003

PaperJiejun Kong, Mansoor Mirza, James Shu, Christian Yoedhana, Mario Gerla, Songwu Lu, "Random Flow Network Modeling and Simulations for DDoS Attack Mitigation",

IEEE ICC, 2003

Paper Zhiguo Xu, Xiaoqiao Meng, Lixia Zhang, Songwu LU, Cathy Wittbrodt, "On IPv4 Address Allocation and Its Impact on BGP Table Growth",

IEEE CCW, 2003 (invited paper).

PaperFan Ye, Haiyun Luo, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, "Poster Abstract: Statistical En-route Filtering in Large Scale Sensor Networks",

ACM SenSys, 2003.

PaperFan Ye, Haiyun Luo, Jerry Cheng, Songwu Lu and Lixia Zhang, "A Two-tier Data Dissemination Model for Large-scale Wireless Sensor Networks",

ACM MOBICOM, 2002.

PaperZhenghua Fu, Ben Greenstein, Xiaoqiao Meng, Songwu Lu, "Design and Implementation of a TCP-Friendly Transport Protocol for Ad Hoc Wireless Networks",

IEEE ICNP, 2002.

PaperFan Ye, Gary Zhong, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, "PEAS: A Robust Energy-Conserving Protocol for Long-lived Sensor Networks",

IEEE ICNP, 2002 (extended abstract).

PaperHaiyun Luo, Jiejun Kong, Petros Zerfos, Songwu Lu and Lixia Zhang, "Self-securing Ad Hoc Wireless Networks",

IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2002.

PaperZhenghua Fu, Xiaoqiao Meng, and Songwu Lu, "How Bad TCP can Perform in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks",

IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2002.

PaperEric Snow, Jiejun Kong, Thomas Phan, Fred Cheng, Richard Guy, Rajive Bagrodia, and Songwu Lu, "A Security Architecture for Application Session Handoff",

IEEE ICC, 2002.

Paper Xiaoqiao Meng, Hao Yang and Songwu Lu, "Application-oriented Multimedia Scheduling over Lossy Wireless Networks",

IEEE ICCCN, 2002.

PaperHao Yang, Xiaoqiao Meng and Songwu Lu, "Self-organized Network Layer Security in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks",

ACM MOBICOM Wireless Security Workshop (WiSe), 2002.

PaperHao Yang, Gary Zhong, Songwu Lu, "Network Performance-Centric Security Design to MANET",

abstract in ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R), Vol. 6, No. 4, 2002.

PaperJerry Cheng, Gary Zhong, Haiyun Luo and Songwu Lu, "Providing Packet-level Quality of Services in Multihop Wireless Networks",

International Symposium on the Convergence of Information Technologies and Communications (ITCOM), 2001 (invited paper).

PaperHaiyun Luo, Paul Medvedev, Jerry Cheng and Songwu Lu, "A Self-Coordinating Approach to Distributed Fair Queueing in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks",

IEEE INFOCOM, 2001.

PaperJiejun Kong, Petros Zerfos, Haiyun Luo, Songwu Lu and Lixia Zhang, "Providing Robust and Ubiquitous Security Support for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks",

IEEE ICNP, 2001.

PaperJelena Mirkovic, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang, "A Self-Organizing Approach to Data Forwarding in Wireless Sensor Networks",

IEEE ICC, 2001

PaperFan Ye, Alvin Chen, Songwu Lu and Lixia Zhang, "A Scalable Solution to Minimum Cost Forwarding in Large Sensor Networks",

IEEE ICCCN, 2001

PaperHaiyun Luo and Songwu Lu, "Achieving Fair Service in Large-Scale Multiple Access Networks",

IEEE Multiaccess, Mobility and Teletraffic for Wireless Communications (MMT), 2000 (invited paper).

Paper Haiyun Luo and Songwu Lu, "A Topology-Independent Fair Queueing Model in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks",

IEEE ICNP, 2000.

PaperHaiyun Luo, Songwu Lu and Vaduvur Bharghavan, "A New Model For Packet Scheduling in Multihop Wireless Networks",

ACM MOBICOM, 2000.