Publications

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Preprints

  1. Age-of-Information and Energy Efficiency Tradeoff for Information Pushing System
    S. Nath, J. Wu and J. Yang, submitted to IEEE Trans. on Green Communications and Networking, August 2017.

  2. Optimal Status Update for Age of Information Minimization with an Energy Harvesting Source
    X. Wu, J. Yang and J. Wu, submitted to IEEE Trans. on Green Communications and Networking, June 2017.

  3. Optimum Distributed Estimation of a Spatially Correlated Random Field
    Z. Wang, J. Wu, J. Yang and Y. Can, submitted to IEEE Trans. on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, March 2017.

Journal Publications

  1. Learning the Interference Graph of a Wireless Network
    J. Yang, S. Draper and R. Nowak, IEEE Trans. on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, accepted for publication.

  2. Dynamic Sparse Sensing of Spatial-temporally Correlated Random Fields
    Z. Wang, J. Wu and J. Yang, IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 862-876, April 2017.

  3. Non-Asymptotic Achievable Rates for Energy-Harvesting Channels using Save-and-Transmit
    S. Fong, V. T. Y Tan, and J. Yang, IEEE Jour. on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 34, no. 12, pp. 3499 – 3511, December 2016.

  4. Optimal Online Sensing Scheduling for Energy Harvesting Sensors with Infinite and Finite Batteries
    J. Yang, X. Wu and J. Wu, IEEE Jour. on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 1578-1589, May 2016.

  5. Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensing for Level Set Estimations
    Z. Wang, J. Wu, and J. Yang, IEEE Access, vol.3, pp 989-997, July 2015.

  6. Energy Efficient Optimum Sensing With Energy Harvesting Power Sources
    J. Wu, I. Akingeneye and J. Yang, IEEE Access, vol.3, pp 989-997, July 2015.

  7. Optimal Scheduling of Collaborative Sensing in Energy Harvesting Sensor Networks
    J. Yang, X. Wu and J. Wu, IEEE Jour. on Selected Areas in Communications, 33(3):512-523, March 2015.

  8. On the Asymptotic Equivalence between Stochastic and Deterministic Energy Sources in Energy Harvesting Sensing Systems
    J. Wu and J. Yang, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, March 2015.

  9. Energy Cooperation in Energy Harvesting Communications
    B. Gurakan, O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, 61(12):4884-4898, December 2013.

  10. Optimal Transmission Schemes for Parallel and Fading Broadcast Channels with an Energy Harvesting Rechargeable Transmitter
    O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, Elsevier Computer Communications, 36(12):1360-1371, July 2013.

  11. Optimal Broadcast Scheduling for an Energy Harvesting Rechargeable Transmitter with a Finite Capacity Battery
    O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, 11(6):2193-2203, June 2012.

  12. Optimal Packet Scheduling in a Multiple Access Channel with Energy Harvesting Transmitters
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, Journal of Communications and Networks, special issue on Energy Harvesting in Wireless Networks, April 2012.

  13. Broadcasting with an Energy Harvesting Rechargeable Transmitter
    J. Yang, O. Ozel and S. Ulukus, IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, 11(2):571-583, February 2012.

  14. Optimal Packet Scheduling in an Energy Harvesting Communication System
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE Trans. on Communications, 60(1):220-230, January 2012.

  15. Transmission with Energy Harvesting Nodes in Fading Wireless Channels: Optimal Policies
    O. Ozel, K. Tutuncuoglu, J. Yang, S. Ulukus and A. Yener, IEEE Jour. on Selected Areas in Communications, 29(8): 1732-1743, September 2011.

  16. Trading Rate for Balanced Queue Lengths for Network Delay Minimization
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE Jour. on Selected Areas in Communications, 29(5):988-996, May 2011.

  17. Delay-minimal Transmission for Average Power Constrained Multi-access Communications
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, 9(9):2754-2767, September 2010.

Conference Publications

  1. Graph-based Multiple-Line Outage Identification in Power Transmission Systems
    B. Wang, C. Gan, J. Yang, C. Hedge and J. Wu, IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2017.

  2. Optimum PMU Placement for Power System State Estimation
    I. Akingeneye, J. Wu and J. Yang, IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2017.

  3. Optimizing Age-of-Information and Energy Efficiency Tradeoff for Mobile Pushing Notifications
    Samrat Nath, J. Wu and J. Yang, IEEE 18th International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Sapporo, Japan, July 2017.

  4. Optimal Transmission for Energy Harvesting Nodes under Battery Size and Usage Constraints
    X. Wu, J. Yang and J. Wu, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Aachen, Germany, June 2017.

  5. Optimal Status Updating to Minimize Age of Information with an Energy Harvesting Source
    X. Wu, J. Yang and J. Wu, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, May 2017.

  6. Distributed Estimation of a Spatially Correlated Random Field in Decentralized Sensor Networks
    Z. Wang, J. Wu and J. Yang IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, May 2017.

  7. Optimum Poisson Sensing with Energy Harvesting Power Sources
    I. Akingeneye, J. Wu, J. Yang, and H. Lin, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), December 2016.

  8. Optimal Energy Management for Energy Harvesting Transmitters under Battery Usage Constraint
    X. Wu, J. Yang, and J. Wu, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2016.

  9. A Non-Asymptotic Achievable Rate for the AWGN Energy-Harvesting Channel using Save-and-Transmit
    S. Fong, V. Tan, and J. Yang, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2016.

  10. Optimal Energy Efficient Level Set Estimation of Spatially-Temporally Correlated Random Fields
    Z. Wang, J. Wu, J. Yang, and H. Lin, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), June 2016.

  11. Optimal Level Set Estimation of a Time-Varying Random Field under a Power Constraint
    Z. Wang, J. Wu, J. Yang and H. Lin, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), San Diego, CA, December 2015.

  12. Online Throughput Maximization in an Energy-Harvesting Multiple Access Channel with Fading
    J. Yang and J. Wu, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Hong Kong, China, June 2015.

  13. Optimal Sensing of a Time-Varying Random Event with Energy Harvesting Power Sources
    J. Wu, I. Akingeneye and J. Yang, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, China, June 2015.

  14. Adaptive Sensing Scheduling for Energy Harvesting Sensors with Finite Battery
    J. Yang, X. Wu and J. Wu, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), London, United Kingdom, June 2015.

  15. The Effects of Flooding Attacks on Time-Critical Communications in the Smart Grid
    Q. Li, C. Ross, J. Yang, J. Di, J. C. Balda, and H. A. Mantooth, The Sixth Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT2015), Washington DC, February 2015.

  16. Optimal Sampling of Random Processes under Stochastic Energy Constraints
    J. Yang and J. Wu, IEEE GLOBECOM, Austin, TX, December 2014.

  17. The Asymptotic Equivalence between Sensing Systems with Energy Harvesting and Conventional Energy Sources
    J. Wu and J. Yang, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Austin, TX, December 2014.

  18. Level Set Estimation with Dynamic Sparse Sensing
    J. Yang, Z. Wang and J. Wu, IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Atlanta, GA, December 2014.

  19. Prediction of Depressive Mood of College Students: An Elastic-Net Regularized Model
    F. Wang, S. Zhang, and J. Yang, INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Analytics, San Francisco, CA, November 2014.

  20. Achievable Rate for Energy Harvesting Channel with Finite Blocklength
    J. Yang, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Honolulu, HI, July 2014.

  21. Optimal Sensing Scheduling in Energy Harvesting Sensor Networks
    J. Yang, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Sydney, Australia, June 2014.

  22. Optimal Collaborative Sensing Scheduling with Energy Harvesting Nodes
    J. Yang, IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Austin, TX, December 2013.

  23. Micro-trained Crowdsourcing: the Case where Common Sense No Longer Suffices
    T. Yan and J. Yang, CrowdScale Workshop, Los Angles, CA, November 2013.

  24. Energy Cooperation in Energy Harvesting Two-Way Communications
    B. Gurakan, O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.

  25. Participation Management for Mobile Crowdsensing
    T. Yan and J. Yang, ACM HotMobile 2013, Jekyll Island, GA. February 2013. (Poster)

  26. Two-Way and Multiple-Access Energy Harvesting Systems with Energy Cooperation
    B. Gurakan, O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, 46th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2012.

  27. Passive Learning of the Interference Graph of a Wireless Network
    J. Yang, S. Draper and R. Nowak, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Cambridge, MA, July 2012.

  28. Energy Cooperation in Energy Harvesting Wireless Communications
    B. Gurakan, O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Cambridge, MA, July 2012.

  29. Optimal Scheduling Policies with Mutual Information Accumulation in Wireless Networks
    J. Yang, Y. Liu and S. Draper, 31st IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Orlando, FL, March 2012. (Acceptance rate: 18%)

  30. Optimal Scheduling over Fading Broadcast Channels with an Energy Harvesting Transmitter
    O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, 4th International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 2011. (Best Student Paper Award Finalist)

  31. Optimal Transmission Policies over Vector Gaussian Broadcast Channels with Energy Harvesting Transmitters
    O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, 45th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2011.

  32. Exploiting Route Diversity in Multi-packet Transmission using Mutual Information Accumulation
    Y. Liu, J. Yang and S. Draper, Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 2011.

  33. Optimal Packet Scheduling in a Multiple Access Channel with Rechargeable Nodes
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.

  34. Optimal Packet Scheduling in a Broadcast Channel with an Energy Harvesting Transmitter
    J. Yang, O. Ozel and S. Ulukus, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.

  35. Broadcasting with a Battery Limited Energy Harvesting Rechargeable Transmitter
    O. Ozel, J. Yang and S. Ulukus, 9th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Princeton, NJ, May 2011.

  36. Resource Management for Fading Wireless Channels with Energy Harvesting Nodes
    O. Ozel, K. Tutuncuoglu, J. Yang, S. Ulukus and A. Yener, 30th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) - Mini Conference, Shanghai, China, April 2011. (Acceptance rate: 23.42%)

  37. Adaptive Transmission Policies for Energy Harvesting Nodes in Fading Channels
    O. Ozel, K. Tutuncuoglu, J. Yang, S. Ulukus and A. Yener, Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 2011.

  38. Delay Minimization with a General Pentagon Rate Region
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Austin, TX, June 2010.

  39. Transmission Completion Time Minimization in an Energy Harvesting System
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ, March 2010.

  40. Delay Minimization in Multiple Access Channels
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Seoul, Korea, June 2009.

  41. Delay-minimal Transmission for Average Power Constrained Multi-access Communications
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, 42nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, October 2008. (Best Student Paper Award Finalist)

  42. Delay-minimal Transmission for Energy Constrained Wireless Communications
    J. Yang and S. Ulukus, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, May 2008.

PhD Thesis

  1. Delay Minimization in Energy Constrained Wireless Communications
    J. Yang, Dept. of ECE, University of Maryland, October 2010.