Books

  1. (Translation) L. Huang, “Probability in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: An Application-Driven Course” by Prof. Jean Walrand, Turing Book Company, September 2015. [The original version can be found here]

Journal Papers (under submission)

  1. Z. Fang, L.Huang, and A. Wierman, ‘‘Prices and Subsidies in the Sharing Economy,’’ under submission. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1604.01627]

  2. L.Huang, M. Chen, and Y. Liu, ‘‘Learning-aided Stochastic Network Optimization with Imperfect State Prediction,’’ under submission. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1705.05058]

  3. K. Chen, L. Huang, and E. Modiano, ‘‘Characterizing Peak Age-of-Information in Single-queue Systems,’’ under submission.

  4. L. Huang, ‘‘Learning-aided Optimal Control in Energy Harvesting Networks,’’ under submission. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1503.05665]

  5. G. Zhang, M. Chen, C. Chau, and L. Huang, ‘‘Online Stochastic Cost Minimization for Microgrids with Renewable Energy, Energy Storage and Co-generation,’’ under submission.

Journal Papers (published/accepted):

  1. L. Huang, “Intelligence of Smart Systems: Model, Bounds and Algorithms,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), to appear. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1605.02585]

  2. (Tutorial/Editorial) L. Duan, L. Huang, C. Langbort, A. Pozdnukhov, J. Walrand, and L. Zhang, ‘‘Human-in-the-Loop Mobile Networks:A Survey of Recent Advancements, ”, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications - Special Issue on Human-in-the-loop Mobile Networks (JSAC), vol. 35, No. 4, April 2017.

  3. S. Supittayapornpong, L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Time-Average Optimization with Nonconvex Decision Set and its Convergence,” IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control (TAC) (Technical Note), Vol. 62, Issue 8, 4202-4208, March 2017. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1610.02617]

  4. K. Lee, N. Shah, L. Huang, and K. Ramchandran, ‘‘The MDS Queue: Analyzing the Latency Performance of Codes,’’ IEEE Trans. on Information Theory (TIT), vol 63, issue 5, pp. 2822-2842, May 2017.

  5. X. Wang, X. Chen, T. Chen, L. Huang, and G. Giannakis, ‘‘Two-scale Stochastic Control for Multipoint Communication Systems with Renewables,’’ IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG), to appear.

  6. S. Zhang, L. Huang, M. Chen, and X. Liu, ‘‘Proactive Serving Decreases User Delay Exponentially: The Light-tailed Service Time Case,’’ IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), vol. 25, issue 2, 708-723, April 2017.

  7. L. Huang, "Optimal Sleep-Wake Scheduling for Energy Harvesting Smart Mobile Devices,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), vol. 16, issue 5, pp 1394-1407, May 2017.

  8. L. Huang, ‘‘The Value-of-Information in Matching with Queues,’’ IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), vol. 25, issue 1, pp. 29-42, Feb 2017. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1503.07975v1 ]

  9. L. Huang, S. Zhang, M. Chen, and X. Liu, ‘‘When Backpressure meets Predictive Scheduling,’’ IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), vol. 24, issue 4, pp. 2237-2250, August 2016.

  10. H. Yu, M. Cheung, L.Huang and J. Huang, “Power-Delay Tradeoff with Predictive Scheduling in Integrated Cellular and Wi-Fi Networks,” IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications - Special Issue on Energy-Efficient Techniques for 5G Wireless Communication Systems (JSAC), vol. 34, issue 4, pp. 735-742, April 2016.

  11. L. Huang, ‘‘Receding Learning-aided Control in Stochastic Networks,’’ Elsevier's Performance Evaluation (PEVA), Vol. 91, pp. 150-169, September 2015. [Accepted directly through IFIP Performance 2015 ]

  12. N. Edalat, J. Walrand, M. Mehul, and L. Huang, ‘‘A Methodology for Designing the Control of Energy Harvesting Sensor Nodes,’’ IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications - Special Issue on Wireless Communications Powered by Energy Harvesting and Wireless Energy Transfer (JSAC), Vol. 33, issue:3, pp. 598-607, March 2015.

  13. Y. Yao, L. Huang, A. Sharma, L. Golubchik and M. J. Neely, “Power Cost Reduction in Distributed Data Centers: A Two-Time-Scale Approach for Delay Tolerant Workloads,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 200-211, Jan. 2014.

  14. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Utility Optimal Scheduling in Energy Harvesting Networks,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), Volume 21, Issue 4, Pages 1117-1130, August 2013. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1012.1945v1.]

  15. L. Huang, S. Moeller, M. J. Neely and B. Krishnamachari, “LIFO-Backpressure Achieves Near Optimal Utility-Delay Tradeoff,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), Volume 21, Issue 3, Pages 831-844, June 2013. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1008.4895v1.]

  16. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Utility Optimal Scheduling in Processing Networks,” Elsevier's Performance Evaluation (PEVA), Volume 68, Issue 11, Pages 1002–1021, November 2011. [Accepted directly through IFIP Performance 2011 ] [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1010.1862v1].

  17. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Delay Efficient Scheduling via Redundant Constraints in Multihop Networks,” Elsevier's Performance Evaluation (PEVA), Volume 68, Issue 8, August 2011, Pages 670-689. [Invited for fast-track journal publication]

  18. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Delay Reduction via Lagrange Multipliers in Stochastic Network Optimization,” IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control (TAC), Volume 56, Issue 4, pp. 842-857, April 2011. [The IEEE version can be found here. A longer version is available at arXiv:0904.3795v1]

  19. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “The Optimality of Two Prices: Maximizing Revenue in a Stochastic Communication System,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), Vol. 18, No.2, April 2010. [The IEEE version can be found here]

Conference Papers:

  1. K. Cai, K. Chen, L. Huang, and J. Lui, ‘‘Multi-level Feedback Web Links Selection Problem: Learning and Optimization,’’ Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Data Mining series (ICDM) (short paper), November 2017.

  2. Y. Yu and L.Huang, ‘‘Fast Stochastic Variance Reduced ADMM for Stochastic Composition Optimization,’’ Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) (full paper), August 2017.

  3. L.Huang, M. Chen, and Y. Liu, ‘‘Learning-aided Stochastic Network Optimization with Imperfect State Prediction,’’ Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), July 2017.

  4. Z. Fang, L.Huang, and A. Wierman, ‘‘Prices and Subsidies in the Sharing Economy,’’ Proceedings of World Wide Web (WWW) (full paper), April 2017.

  5. T. Hao, J. Zhou, Y. Cheng, L. Huang, and H. Wu, ‘‘User Identification in Cyber-Physical Space: a Case Study on Mobile Query Logs and Trajectories,’’ Proceedings of ACM SigSpatial (SigSpatial) (Short Paper), Nov 2016.

  6. Z. Fang and L. Huang, ‘‘ Market Share Analysis with Brand Effect,’’ Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 2016.

  7. X. Chen, T. Chen, X. Wang, L. Huang, G. B. Giannakis, ‘‘Two-Scale Stochastic Control for Smart-Grid Powered Coordinated Multi-Point Systems,’’ Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Dec 2016.

  8. M. Hajiesmaili, C. Chau, M. Chen, and L. Huang, ‘‘Online Microgrid Energy Generation Scheduling Revisited: The Benefits of Randomization and Interval Prediction,’’ Proceedings of ACM e-Energy (e-Energy), June 2016. (Best Paper Candidate)

  9. K. Chen and L. Huang, ‘‘Age-of-Information in the Presence of Error,’’ Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2016.

  10. L. Huang, “System Intelligence: Model, Bounds and Algorithms,” Proceedings of the 17th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), July 2016.

  11. T. Zhang, H. Wu, X. Liu and L. Huang, “Learning-Aided Scheduling for Mobile Virtual Network Operators with QoS Constraints,” Proceedings of the 14th Int. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), May 2016.

  12. G. Wang, S. Wang, B. Luo, X. Jin, Y. Zhu, W. Yang, L. Huang, W. Shi, D. Hu, and W. Xu, ‘‘Increasing Large-Scale Data Center Capacity by Statistical Power Control,’’ Proceedings of EuroSys (EuroSys), April 2016.

  13. Z. Fang and L. Huang, ‘‘Market Share Analysis with Brand Effect,’’ Proceedings of AAMAS (AAMAS) (Extended abstract), May 2016.

  14. L. Huang, ‘‘Fast-Convergent Learning-aided Control in Energy Harvesting Networks,’’ Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 2015.

  15. L. Huang, ‘‘Receding Learning-aided Control in Stochastic Networks,’’ IFIP Performance (Performance), Oct 2015.

  16. Y. Yan, S. He, Y. Liu and L. Huang, ‘‘Optimizing Power Consumption of Mobile Games,’’ Proceedings of the Workshop on Power-Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower), (In conjunction with ACM SOSP (SOSP)), October 2015.

  17. L. Huang, ‘‘The Value-of-Information in Matching with Queues,’’ Proceedings of the 16th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), June 2015.

  18. L. Huang and E. Modiano, “Optimizing Age-of-Information in a Multi-class Queueing System,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2015.

  19. S. Zhang, L. Huang, M. Chen, and X. Liu, ‘‘Proactive Serving Decreases User Delay Exponentially,’’ Proceedings of ACM MAMA (MAMA), (in conjunction with ACM Sigmetrics (Sigmetrics)), June 2015.

  20. B. Mak, M. Chen, G. Zhang, L. Huang, and H. Zeng, ‘‘Online Energy Management Strategy for Hybrid Electric Vehicle,’’ Proceedings of ACM e-Energy (eEnergy) (poster paper), July 2015.

  21. L. Huang, ‘‘Optimizing Your Online Advertisement Asynchronously,’’ Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 2014. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1403.5768v1]

  22. S. Supittayapornpong, L. Huang and M. J. Neely, ‘‘Time-Average Optimization with Nonconvex Decision Set and its Convergence,’’ Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 2014.

  23. H. Yu, M. Cheung, L. Huang and J. Huang, ‘‘Delay-Aware Predictive Network Selection in Data Offloading,’’ Proceedings of IEEE Global Communication Conference (Globecom), Dec 2014.

  24. L. Huang, S. Zhang, M. Chen, and X. Liu ‘‘When Backpressure meets Predictive Scheduling,’’ Proceedings of 15th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), August 2014. (Best Paper Candidate) [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1309.1110v1]

  25. L. Huang, X. Liu, and X. Hao, ‘‘The Power of Online Learning in Stochastic Network Optimization,’’ Proceedings of ACM Sigmetrics (Sigmetrics) (full paper), June 2014. [Note: In this version, we revised the proof of Lemma 1 in the camera-ready paper. The result is now more general and does not require convexity of the functions.]

  26. L. Ai, X. Wu, L. Huang, L. Huang, P. Tang, and J. Li, ‘‘The Multi-shop Ski Rental Problem,’’ Proceedings of ACM Sigmetrics (Sigmetrics) (full paper), June 2014.

  27. S. Zhang, L. Huang, M. Chen, and X. Liu, ‘‘Proactive Serving Reduces User Delay Exponentially,’’ Proceedings of ACM Sigmetrics (Sigmetrics) (poster paper), June 2014.

  28. N. Edalat, M. Motani, J. Walrand and L. Huang, ‘‘Control of Systems that Store Renewable Energy,’’ Proceedings of ACM eEnergy (eEnergy), 2014.

  29. S. Chen, U. C. Kozat, L. Huang, G. Liang, X. Liu, Y. Sun, and N. B. Shroff, ‘‘When Queueing Meets Coding: Optimal-Latency Data Retrieving Scheme in Storage Clouds,’’ Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2014

  30. S. Zhang, M. Chen, Z. Li and L. Huang, "Optimal Distributed Broadcasting with Per-neighbor Queues in Acyclic Overlay Networks with Arbitrary Underlay Capacity Constraints,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2013. [ArXiv Technical Report arXiv:1301.5107v1].

  31. L. Huang, “Optimal Sleep-Wake Scheduling for Energy Harvesting Smart Mobile Devices,” Proceedings of the 11th Int. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Tsukuba Science City, Japan, May 2013. [Note: In this online version, we fixed some bugs in the orginal paper.]

  32. L. Huang and J. Walrand, “A Benes Packet Network,” Proceedings of the 32nd Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2013. [ArXiv Technical Report, arxiv:1208.0561v1].

  33. L. Huang, J. Walrand and K. Ramchandran, “Optimal Demand Response with Energy Storage Management,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), November 2012. [ArXiv Technical Report, arxiv:1205.4279v1].

  34. L. Huang, S. Pawar, H. Zhang, and K. Ramchandran, “Codes Can Reduce Queueing Delay in Data Centers,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2012. [ArXiv Technical Report aXiv:1202.1359v1].

  35. L. Huang, J. Walrand, and K. Ramchandran, ‘‘Optimal Power Procurement and Demand Response with Quality-of-Usage Guarantees,’’ Proceedings of IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), July 2012. [ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1112.0623v1]

  36. Y. Yao, L. Huang, A. Sharma, L. Golubchik and M. J. Neely, “Data Centers Power Reduction: A two Time Scale Approach for Delay Tolerant Workloads,” Proc. of the 31st Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), March 2012. (USC CS Technical Report 11-9020)

  37. A. Y. S. Lam, L. Huang, A. Silva and W. Saad, “A Multi-Layer Market for Vehicle-to-Grid Energy Trading in the Smart Grid,” Proc. of The 1st IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Green Networking and Smart Grids (INFOCOM-GNSG), March 2012.

  38. L. Huang, J. Walrand and K. Ramchandran, “Optimal Smart Grid Tariffs,” Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA) (Invited), San Diego, February 2012.

  39. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Utlity Optimal Scheduling in Processing Networks,” IFIP Performance (Performance), Amsterdam, Oct 2011.

  40. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Utility Optimal Scheduling in Energy Harvesting Networks,” Proc. of Twelfth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Paris, May 2011.

  41. L. Huang, S. Moeller, M. J. Neely and B. Krishnamachari, “LIFO-Backpressure Achieves Near Optimal Utility-Delay Tradeoff ,” Proc.of the 9th Int. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Princeton, May 2011. [Invited for fast-track journal publication in Elsevier's Performance Evaluation (5 papers out of 40 accepted papers)]

  42. M. J. Neely and L. Huang, “Dynamic product assembly and inventory control for maximum profit,” Proc.of IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC), Atlanta, GA, Dec. 2010. A longer version is available at arXiv:1004.0479v1.

  43. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Delay Efficient Scheduling via Redundant Constraints in Multihop Networks,” Proc. of the 8th Int. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Avignon, June 2010. [Invited for fast-track journal publication in Elsevier's Performance Evaluation]

  44. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Delay Reduction via Lagrange Multipliers in Stochastic Network Optimization,” Proc. of the 7th Int. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Seoul, June 2009. Slides

  45. H. Liu, L. Huang, B. Krishnamachri and Q. Zhao, “A Negotiation Game for Multichannel Access in Cognitive Radio Networks,” The Fourth International Wireless Internet Conference (WICON) 2008, Hawaii, USA.

  46. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “The Optimality of Two Prices: Maximizing Revenue in a Stochastic Network,” Proc. of 45th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (invited paper), Sept. 2007. Slides

Preprints

  1. L. Huang and M. J. Neely, “Max-Weight Achieves the Exact [O(1/V), O(V)] Utility-Delay Tradeoff Under Markov Dynamics,” ArXiv Technical Report, arXiv:1008.0200v1.