Publication

Here is the full list of my publications.

Book

  • N. Cheng, and X. Shen,“Opportunistic Spectra Utilization in Vehicular Communication Networks,” Springer, 2015.

Journal

  • N. Cheng, H. Zhou, L. Lei, N. Zhang, Y. Zhou, X. Shen, and F. Bai, “Performance analysis of vehicular device-to-device underlay communication,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 5409-5421, 2017.

  • N. Cheng, N. Lu, N. Zhang, X. Zhang, X. Shen, and J.W. Mark, “Opportunistic WiFi Offloading in Vehicular Environment: A Game-Theory Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, vol. 17, no. 7, pp. 1944-1955, 2016.

  • N. Cheng, N. Lu, N. Zhang, T. Yang, X. Shen, and J.W. Mark, “Vehicle-Assisted Device-to-Device Data Delivery for Smart Grid,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 2325-2340, 2016.

  • N. Cheng, N. Zhang, N. Lu, X. Shen, J.W. Mark, and F. Liu, “Opportunistic Spectrum Access for CR-VANETs: A Game Theoretic Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 63, Issue 1, pp. 237-251, 2014.

  • N. Cheng, N. Lu, N. Zhang, X. Shen, and J.W. Mark, “Vehicular WiFi Offloading: Challenges and Solutions,” Vehicular Communications (Elsevier), Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 13-21, 2014.

  • N. Cheng, F. Lyu, J. Chen, W. Xu, H. Zhou, S. Zhang, and X. Shen, “Big Data Driven Vehicular Networks,” IEEE Network, to appear.

  • N. Cheng, W. Xu, W. Shi, Y. Zhou, N. Lu, H. Zhou, and X. Shen, “Air-Ground Integrated Mobile Edge Networks: Architecture, Challenges and Opportunities,” IEEE Communication Magazine, to appear.

  • F. Lyu, N. Cheng, H. Zhou, W. Xu, W. Shi, J. Chen, and M. Li, “DBCC: Leveraging Link Perception for Distributed Beacon Congestion Control in VANETs,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 10.1109/JIOT.2018.2844826, 2018.

  • F. Lyu, N. Cheng, H. Zhu, H. Zhou, W. Xu, M. Li, and X. Shen, "Intelligent Context-Aware Communication Paradigm
    Design for IoVs based on Data Analysis," IEEE Network, to appear.

  • L. Lyu, C. Chen, S. Zhu, N. Cheng, Y. Tang, X. Guan, and X. Shen, "Dynamics-Aware and Beamforming-Assisted Transmission for Control Scheduling in Industrial IoT," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, submitted.

  • L. Lyu, C. Chen, S. Zhu, N. Cheng, B. Yang, and X. Shen, "Control Performance Aware Cooperative Transmission in Multi-Loop Wireless Control Systems for Industrial IoT Applications," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, submitted.

  • J. Li, G. Luo, N. Cheng, Q. Yuan, and Z. Wu, S. Gao, and Z. Liu, "An End-to-End Load Balancer based on Deep Learning for Vehicular Network Traffic Control," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, submitted.

  • G. Liu, W. Quan, N. Cheng, K. Wang, H. Zhang, and X. Shen, "Accuracy or Delay? A Game in Detecting Interest Flooding Attacks," Internet Technology Letters, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 1-6, 2018.

  • W. Xu, H. Zhou, Y. Bi, N. Cheng, X. Shen, L. Thanayankizil, and F. Bai, Exploiting hotspot-2.0 for traffic offloading in mobile networks, IEEE Network, to appear.

  • W. Xu, H. Zhou, N. Cheng, F. Lyu, W. Shi, J. Chen, and X. Shen, “Internet of Vehicles in Big Data Era,” IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 19-35, 2018.

  • W. Quan, K. Wang, Y. Liu, N. Cheng, H. Zhang, and X. Shen, "Software-Defined Collaborative Offloading for Heterogeneous Vehicular Networks," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 2018, pp. 1-9, 2018.

  • F. Lyu, H. Zhu, H. Zhou, N. Cheng, W. Xu, M. Li, and X. Shen "Characterizing Urban Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications for Reliable Safety Beacons," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, submitted.

  • X. Yuan, C. Li, Q. Ye, K. Zhang, N. Cheng, X. Shen, “Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.15.6-Based Coexisting Mobile WBANs with Prioritized Traffic and Dynamic Interference,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, to appear.

  • D. Chen, N. Zhang, N. Cheng, K. Zhang, Z. Qin and X. Shen, "Physical Layer based Message Authentication with Secure Channel Codes," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, to appear.

  • K. Aldubaikhy, W. Wu, N. Zhang, N. Cheng, X. Shen, “Multi-User Downlink Transmission in mm-WAVE 5G Networks: A Novel MAC Schedule Design,” IEEE Communications Magazine, submitted.

  • C. Lai, H. Zhou, N. Cheng, and X. Shen, “Towards SDN-Enabled Secure Group Communications in 5G-VANETs,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, to appear.

  • Y. Wang, P. Li, L. Jiao, Z. Su, N. Cheng, X. Shen, and P. Zhang, “A Data-Driven Architecture for Personalized QoE Management in 5G Wireless Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications, Vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 102-110, 2017.

  • H. Omar, K. Abboud, N. Cheng, A. Gamage, W. Zhuang, “A Survey on High Efficiency Wireless Local Area Networks: Next Generation WiFi,” IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 2315-2344, 2016.

  • C. Lai, K. Zhang, N. Cheng, H. Li, X. Shen, “SIRC: A Secure Incentive Scheme for Reliable Cooperative Downloading in Highway VANETs,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, Vol. 18, No.6, pp. 1559-1574, 2017.

  • H. Zhou, N. Cheng, Q. Yu, X. Shen, D. Shan, F. Bai, “Towards Multi-Radio Vehicular Data Piping for Dynamic DSRC/TVWS Spectrum Sharing,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 2575-2588, 2016.

  • H. Zhou, N. Cheng, N. Lu, L. Gui, D. Zhang, Q. Yu, F. Bai, X. Shen, “WhiteFi Infostation: Engineering Vehicular Media Streaming with Geolocation Database,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 2260-2274, 2016.

  • L. Lei, Y. Kuang, N. Cheng, X. Shen, Z. Zhong, C. Lin, “Delay-Optimal Dynamic Mode Selection and Resource Allocation in Device-to-Device Communications - Part I: Optimal Policy,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 3474-3490, 2016.

  • L. Lei, Y. Kuang, N. Cheng, X. Shen, Z. Zhong, C. Lin, “Delay-Optimal Dynamic Mode Selection and Resource Allocation in Device-to-Device Communications - Part II: Practical Algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 3491-3505, 2016.

  • N. Lu, N. Cheng, N. Zhang, X. Shen, J.W. Mark, and Fan Bai, “Wi-Fi Hotspot at Signalized Intersection: Cost-Effectiveness for Vehicular Internet Access,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 3506-3518, 2016.

  • Y. Zhou, N. Cheng, N. Lu, and X. Shen, “Multi-UAV Aided Vehicular Networks: Challenges and Solutions”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 36-44, 2015.

  • N. Zhang, N. Cheng, A.T. Gamage, K. Zhang, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, “Cloud assisted HetNets toward 5G wireless networks”, IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 59-65, 2015.

  • T. Yang, H. Liang, N. Cheng, R. Deng, and X. Shen, “Efficient Scheduling for Video Transmission in Maritime Wireless Communication Network,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 64, No. 9, pp. 4215-4229, 2015.

  • N. Zhang, N. Cheng, N. Lu, X. Zhang, J.W. Mark, X. Shen, and L. Xie, “Partner Selection and Incentive Mechanism for Physical Layer Security,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 4265-4276, 2015.

  • T. Yang, Z. Zheng, H. Liang, R. Deng, N. Cheng, and X. Shen, “Green Energy and Content Aware Data Transmission in Maritime Wireless Communication Network,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 751-762, 2015.

  • N. Lu, N. Cheng, N. Zhang, X. Shen, and J.W. Mark, “Connected Vehicles: Solutions and Challenges,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 289-299, 2014.

  • N. Zhang, H. Liang, N. Cheng, Y. Tang, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, “Dynamic Spectrum Access in Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 32, No. 11, pp. 2053-2064, 2014.

  • N. Zhang, N. Cheng, N. Lu, H. Zhou, X. Shen, and J.W. Mark, “Risk-aware Cooperative Spectrum Access for Multi- Channel Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol, 32, No. 3, pp. 516-527, 2014.

  • N. Lu, N. Zhang, N. Cheng, X. Shen, J.W. Mark, and F. Bai, “Vehicles Meet Infrastructure: Towards Capacity-Cost Tradeoffs for Vehicular Access Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 1266-1277, 2013.

  • N. Zhang, N. Lu, N. Cheng, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, “Cooperative Spectrum Access Towards Secure Information Transfer for CRNs,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 2453-2464, 2013.

Conference

  • N. Cheng, N. Lu, N. Zhang, X. Shen, and J.W. Mark, “Opportunistic WiFi Offloading in Vehicular Environment: A Queueing Analysis,” GLOBECOM 2014 | IEEE Global Communications Conference, Austin, TX, USA, 2014. (Best Paper Award)

  • N. Cheng, R. Zhang, Y. Ge, W. Shi, Q. Zhang, and X. Shen, “Encoder and list decoder of Reed-Solomon kernel based polar codes,” WCSP 2016 | IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal, Yangzhou, China, 2016.

  • N. Cheng, N. Lu, N. Zhang, X. Shen, and J.W. Mark, “Vehicle-Assisted Data Delivery for Smart Grid: An Optimal Stopping Approach,” ICC 2013 | IEEE International Conference on Communications, Budapest, Hungary, 2013.

  • N. Cheng, N. Lu, P. Wang, X. Wang, and F. Liu, “A QoS-provision multi-channel MAC in RSU-assisted vehicular networks,” VNC 2011 | IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2011.

  • N. Cheng, N. Lu, K. Liu, X. Wang, and F. Liu, “A Prioritized Resource Scheduling Scheme for Throughput-Sensitive Applications in VANET,” WiCOM 2010|International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, Chengdu, China, 2010.

  • H. Zhou, N. Cheng, N. Zhang, S. Wu, L. Gui, Q. Yu, X. Shen, and F. Bai, “Enabling Efficient and Wide-Coverage Vehicular Content Distribution over TV White Spaces,” WCSP 2015 | IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 2015. (Best Paper Award)

  • L. Lei, H. Wang, X. Shen, N. Cheng, and Z. Zhong, “Flow-Level Performance of Device-to-Device Underlaid OFDM Cellular Networks,” ICCC 2015 | IEEE International Conference on Computer and Communications, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 2015. (Best Paper Award)

  • R. Sun, Y. Wang, N. Cheng, H. Zhou, X. Shen, “QoE Driven BS Clustering and Multicast Beamforming in Cache-enabled C-RANs,” ICC 2018 | IEEE International Conference on Communications, Kansas City, USA, 2018.

  • W. Wu, Q. Shen, K. Aldubaikhy, N. Cheng, N. Zhang, X. Shen, "Enhance the Edge with Beamforming: Performance Analysis of Beamforming-Enabled WLAN," WiOpt 2018 | IEEE International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks, Shanghai, China, 2018.

  • L. Lyu, C. Chen, S. Zhu, X. Guan, N. Cheng, X. Shen, “Energy-Efficient and Demand-Driven Transmission for Multi-Loop Wireless Control Systems,” ICC 2018 | IEEE International Conference on Communications, Kansas City, USA, 2018.

  • X. Yuan, C. Li, K. Zhang, Q. Ye, N. Cheng, N. Zhang, X. Shen, “Dynamic Interference Analysis of Coexisting Mobile WBANs for health monitoring,” ICC 2018 | IEEE International Conference on Communications, Kansas City, USA, 2018.

  • D. Chen, N. Cheng, N. Zhang, K. Zhang, Z. Qin, X. Shen, “Multi-message Authentication over Noisy Channel with Polar codes,” MASS 2017 | IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems, Florida, USA, 2017.

  • G. Wang, Y. Hou, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhou, N. Lu, N. Cheng, "3-Level Buffer based Virtual Traffic Light Scheme for Intelligent Collaborative Intersections," VTC-Fall 2017 | IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2017.

  • W. Xu, Y. Wu, H. Zhou, Y. Bi, N. Cheng, and X. Shen, “Ti-Fi: Terminal-to-Terminal Communication incorporated Wi-Fi Offoading,” WCSP 2016 | IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal, Yangzhou, China, 2016.

  • H. Peng, S. Si, M. Awad, N. Cheng, H. Zhou, X. Shen, and H. Zhao “Energy-efficient and Fault-tolerant Evolution Models for Large-scale Infrastructures of Wireless Sensor Networks: A Complex Networks-based Approach,” Globecom 2015 | IEEE Global Communications Conference, San Diego, USA, 2015.

  • T. Yang, N. Cheng, C. Yu, H. Feng, X. Shen, “Knowing who and when to deliver: An Optimal Stopping method for Maritime Data Scheduling,” ICC 2015 | IEEE International Conference on Communications, London, UK, 2015.

  • N. Zhang, N. Cheng, H. Liang, Y. Tang, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, “Efficient Channel Assignment for Cooperative Sensing based on Convex Bipartite Matching,” ICC 2014 | IEEE International Conference on Communications, Sydney, Australia, 2014.

  • N. Zhang, N. Cheng, X. Zhang, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, “A Cooperative Scheme for Secure Communications with Partner Selection and Incentive Mechanism,” WCSP 2014 | IEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal, Hefei, China, 2014.

  • N. Zhang, N. Cheng, N. Lu, H. Zhou, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, “Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networking for Opportunistic Channel Access,” GLOBECOM 2013 | IEEE Global Communications Conference, Atlanta, USA, 2013.

  • N. Lu, N. Cheng, N. Zhang, X. Shen, and J.W. Mark, “VeMail: A Message Handling System Towards Efficient Transportation Management,” WCNC 2013 | IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Shanghai, China, 2013.

  • N. Zhang, N. Lu, N. Cheng, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, “Cooperative Networking Towards Secure Communications for CRNs,” WCNC 2013 | IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Shanghai, China, 2013.

  • N. Zhang, N. Lu, N. Cheng, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, Towards Secure Communications in Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks", ICCC 2013 | IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China, Xi'An, China, 2013.

Book Chapter

  • N. Cheng, and X. Shen, Next-Generation High-Efficiency WLAN", 5G Mobile Communications, pp. 651-676, Springer, 2016. (ISBN: 978-3-319-34206-1).

  • N. Zhang, N. Cheng, N. Lu, H. Zhou, J.W. Mark, and X. Shen, “Opportunistic Spectrum Access in Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks,” Multimedia Over Cognitive Radio Networks: Algorithms, Protocols, and Experiments, pp. 348-368, CRC Press, 2015