Publication

Journal Papers

X. Gong, X. Chen, K. Xing, D.-H. Shin, M. Zhang, and J. Zhang, “From social group utility maximization to personalized location privacy in mobile networks,” IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 1703-1716, June 2017.

X. Gong, L. Duan, X. Chen, and J. Zhang, “When social network effect meets congestion effect in wireless networks: Data usage equilibrium and optimal pricing,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communications (special issue on ’'game theory for networks’’), vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 449-462, Feb. 2017.

X. Chen, X. Gong, L. Yang, and J. Zhang, “Amazon in the white space: Social recommendation aided distributed spectrum access,” IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 536-549, Feb. 2017.

X. Chen, X. Gong, L. Yang, and J. Zhang, “Exploiting social tie structure for cooperative wireless networking: A social group utility maximization framework,” IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 3593-3606, Dec. 2016.

X. Gong, J. Zhang, D. Cochran, and K. Xing, “Optimal placement for barrier coverage in bistatic radar sensor networks,” IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 259-271, Feb. 2016.

X. Chen, B. Proulx, X. Gong, and J. Zhang, “Exploiting social ties for cooperative D2D communications: A mobile social networking case,” IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 1471-1484, Oct. 2015.

X. Gong, X. Chen, J. Zhang, and H. V. Poor “Exploiting social trust assisted reciprocity (STAR) towards utility-optimal socially-aware crowdsensing,” IEEE Trans. Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 195-208, Sept. 2015.

S. He, X. Gong, J. Zhang, J. Chen and Y. Sun, “Curve-based deployment for barrier coverage in wireless sensor networks,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, vol.13, no. 2, Feb. 2014.

L. Tang, X. Gong, J. Zhang, and J. Wu, “Target detection in bistatic radar networks: node placement and repeated security game,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, vol.12, no. 3, Mar. 2013.

X. Gong, C. Thejaswi, J. Zhang, and H.V. Poor, “Opportunistic cooperative networking: to relay or not to relay?” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communications (special issue on ’'cooperative networking — challenges and applications’’), vol. 30, no. 2, Feb. 2012.

X. Gong, S.A. Vorobyov, and C. Tellambura, “Optimal bandwidth and power allocation for sum ergodic capacity under fading channels in cognitive radio networks,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 4, Apr. 2011.

X. Gong, S.A. Vorobyov, and C. Tellambura, “Joint bandwidth and power allocation with admission control in wireless multi-user networks with and without relaying,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 4, Apr. 2011.

Conference Papers

X. Gong, N. B. Shroff, “Truthful mobile crowdsensing for strategic users with private qualities,” in WiOpt’17, Paris, France, May 15-19, 2017. [slides]

M. Zhang, L. Yang, X. Gong, and J. Zhang, “Privacy-preserving crowdsensing: privacy valuation, network effect, and profit maximization,” in IEEE GLOBECOM’16, Washington, DC, USA, Dec. 4-8, 2016.

M. Zhang, L. Yang, X. Gong, and J. Zhang, “Impact of network effect and congestion effect on price competition among wireless service providers,” in IEEE CISS’16, Princeton, NJ, USA, Mar. 16-18, 2016.

M. Zhang, L. Yang, D. Shin, X. Gong, and J. Zhang, “Privacy-preserving database assisted spectrum access: A socially-aware distributed learning approach,” in IEEE GLOBECOM’15, San Diego, CA, USA, Dec. 6-10, 2015.

X. Gong, L. Duan, and X. Chen, “When network effect meets congestion effect: Leveraging social services for wireless services,” ACM MobiHoc’15, Hangzhou, China, June 22- June 25, 2015. [slides]

X. Gong, X. Chen, K. Xing, D. Shin, M. Zhang, and J. Zhang, “Personalized location privacy in mobile networks: A social group utility approach,” IEEE INFOCOM’15, Hong Kong, China, Apr.26- May 1, 2015. [slides]

X. Gong, X. Chen, J. Zhang, and H. V. Poor “From social trust assisted reciprocity (STAR) to utility-optimal mobile crowdsensing,” IEEE GlobalSIP’14, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec. 3-5, 2014. [poster]

X. Chen, X. Gong, L. Yang, and J. Zhang, “A social group utility maximization framework with applications in database assisted spectrum access,” IEEE INFOCOM’14, Toronto, Canada, Apr.27- May 2, 2014. [slides] (Runner-up Best Paper Award)

X. Gong, X. Chen, and J. Zhang, “Social group utility maximization in mobile networks: From altruistic to malicious behavior,” IEEE CISS’14, Princeton, NJ, USA, Mar. 19-21, 2014. (A technical error in the published version is fixed here)

X. Gong, X. Chen, and J. Zhang, “Social group utility maximization game with applications in mobile social networks,” Allerton’13, Monticello, IL, USA, Oct. 2-4, 2013. [slides]

X. Gong, J. Zhang, D. Cochran, and K. Xing “Barrier coverage in bistatic radar sensor networks: Cassini oval sensing and optimal placement,” ACM MobiHoc’13, Bangalore, India, July 29- Aug. 1, 2013. [slides]

X. Chen, B. Proulx, X. Gong, and J. Zhang, “Social trust and social reciprocity based cooperative D2D communications,” ACM MobiHoc’13, Bangalore, India, July 29- Aug. 1, 2013.

X. Gong, J. Zhang, and D. Cochran, “When target motion matters: Doppler coverage in radar sensor networks,” IEEE INFOCOM’13, Turin, Italy, Apr. 14-19, 2013. [slides]

S. He, X. Gong, J. Zhang, J. Chen and Y. Sun, “Barrier coverage in wireless sensor networks: From line-based to curve-based deployment,” IEEE INFOCOM’13 (Mini-Conference), Turin, Italy, Apr. 14-19, 2013.

L. Tang, X. Gong, J. Wu, and J. Zhang, “Target detection in bistatic radar networks: Node placement and dynamic frequency selection,” IEEE CISS’12, Princeton, NJ, USA, Mar. 21-23, 2012.

X. Gong, C. Thejaswi, J. Zhang, and H.V. Poor, “Distributed opportunistic scheduling for cooperative networking,” IEEE GLOBECOM’11, Houston, TX, USA, Dec. 5-9, 2011.

L. Tang, X. Gong, J. Wu, and J. Zhang, “Secure wireless communications via cooperative relaying and jamming,” IEEE GLOBECOM’11 workshop on physical-layer security, Houston, TX, USA, Dec. 5-9, 2011.

X. Gong, S.A. Vorobyov, and C. Tellambura, “Joint bandwidth and power allocation in cognitive radio networks under fading channel,” IEEE ICASSP’11, Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011.

X. Gong, S.A. Vorobyov, and C. Tellambura, “Admission control-based joint bandwidth and power allocation in multi-user DF relay networks,” IEEE Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, California, USA, Nov. 7-10, 2010.

X. Gong, S.A. Vorobyov, and C. Tellambura, “Joint bandwidth and power allocation in multi-user decode-and-forward relay networks,” IEEE ICASSP’10, Dallas, Texas, USA, Mar. 14-19, 2010.

X. Gong, W. Yuan, W. Liu, W. Cheng, and S. Wang, “A cooperative relay scheme for secondary communication in cognitive radio networks,” IEEE GLOBECOM’08, New Orleans, LA, USA, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2008.