MUNG CHIANG

69 Selected Publications (2002-2015) By Research Area. 2-3 representative papers in each of the areas that I have worked on. 

Complete List of Journal and Selective Conference Publications


I. Social Networks (2011-2015)


A. Fairness and Efficiency

1. (Part I) T. Lan and M. Chiang, 'An axiomatic theory of fairness', Technical Report, 2011. (Part II) C. Joe-Wong, S. Sen, T. Lan, and M. Chiang, "Multiresource allocation: Fairness-efficiency tradeoffs in a unifying framework," (IEEE INFOCOM 2012 Best Paper Award) IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 1785-1798, December 2013. 

2. F. M. F. Wong, Z. Liu and M. Chiang, “On the efficiency of social recommender networks,” Pro. IEEE INFOCOM, Hong Kong, April 2015. (Yelp Data Challenge 2014 Grand Prize)


3. H. Inaltekin, M. Chiang, and H. V. Poor, "Delay of social search on small world graphs", Journal of Mathematical Sociology, December 2013. 



B. Online Social Networks

1. F. M. F. Wong, Z. Liu and M. Chiang, “Stock market prediction from WSJ: Text mining via sparse matrix factorization,” Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), December 2014.


2. M. F. Wong, C. W. Tan, S. Sen, and M. Chiang, "Quantifying political leaning from tweets and retweets," Proc. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), July 2013. 


3. F. M. F. Wong, S. Sen, and M. Chiang, "Why watching movie tweets won't tell the whole story," Proc. ACM Sigcomm Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN), August 2012. 


C. Social Learning Networks (SLN)


1. C. Brinton and M. Chiang, “MOOC performance prediction via clickstream data and social learning networks,” Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, Hong Kong, April 2015. 


2. C. Brinton, R. Rill, S. Ha, M. Chiang, R. Smith and W. Ju, “Individualization for education at scale: MIIC design and preliminary evaluation,” IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, vol. 8, no. 1, January 2015. 


3. C. Brinton, M. Chiang, H. Lam, Z. Liu and F. M. F. Wong, “Learning about social learning in MOOCs: From statistical analysis to generative model,” IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 346-359, October 2014. 




II. Network Economics (2009-2015)


A. Overview of Smart Data Pricing (SDP) (INFORMS 2014 Information Systems Design Science Award)

1. S. Sen, C. Joe-Wong, S. Ha, and M. Chiang, "A survey of smart data pricing: Past proposals, current plans, and future trends," ACM Computing Survey, vol. 46, no. 2, November 2013. 


2. S. Sen, C. Joe-Wong, S. Ha, and M. Chiang, “Smart data pricing,” ACM Sigcomm e-book, August 2013. 


3. S. Sen, C. Joe-Wong, S. Ha, and M. Chiang, "Incentivizing time-shifting of data: A survey of time-dependent pricing for Internet access," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 90-99, November 2012. 



B. Two-sided Pricing 


1. C. Joe-Wong, S. Ha and M. Chiang, “Sponsoring mobile data: An economic analysis of the impact on users and content providers,” Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, April 2015. 


2. P. Hande, M. Chiang, A. R. Calderbank, and S. Rangan, 'Network pricing and rate allocation with content provider participation', Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, April 2009.


C. Dynamic Pricing 

1. S. Ha, S. Sen, C. Joe-Wong, Y. Im, and M. Chiang, "TUBE: Time-dependent pricing for mobile data," Proc. ACM Sigcomm, August 2012. 

2. L. Zheng, C. Joe-Wong, C. W. Tan, S. Ha and M. Chiang, “Secondary market for mobile data: Feasibility and benefits of traded data plan” Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, Hong Kong, April 2015. 


3. L. Yang, H. Kim, J. Zhang, M. Chiang, and C. W. Tan, ``Pricing based decentralized spectrum access control in cognitive radio networks," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 522-535, April 2013.



D. Measurement and User Interface 

1. C. Joe-Wong, S. Sen, S. Ha and M. Chiang, “Do mobile data plans affect usage? Results from a pricing trial with ISP customers,” Proc. Conference on Passive and Active Measurement (PAM), March 2015.


2. S. Sen, C. Joe-Wong, S. Ha, J. Bawa, and M. Chiang, "When the pricing is right: Enabling time-dependent pricing for broadband networks," Proc. ACM SIGCHI, April 2013. 



III. Communications Networks: Architectures (2007-2015)


A. Network Function Optimization and Layering as Decomposition 

1. M. Chiang, S. H. Low, A. R. Calderbank, and J. C. Doyle, 'Layering as optimization decomposition: A mathematical theory of network architectures', Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 95, no. 1, pp. 255-312, January 2007.

2. J. He, J. Rexford, and M. Chiang 'Don't optimize existing protocols, design optimizable protocols', ACM Sigcomm Computer Communications Review, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 53-58, August 2007.



B. Network Utility Maximization (NUM) and Self-Optimized Networks (SON)


1. D. Palomar and M. Chiang, 'A tutorial on decomposition methods and distributed network resource allocation', IEEE Journal of Selected Aresa in Communications, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 1439-1451, August 2006.


2. Y. Yi and M. Chiang, 'Stochastic network utility maximization', European Transactions on Telecommunications, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 421-442, June 2008.

3. T. Lan, X. Lin, M. Chiang, and R. B. Lee, 'Stability and benefits of suboptimal resource allocation', IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 19, no. 4, 1194-1207, June 2011.


C. Network Virtualization 

1. J. He, R. Zhang-Shen, Y. Li, C. Y. Lee, J. Rexford, and M. Chiang, 'DaVinci: Dynamically adaptive virtual networks for a customized Internet', Proc. ACM CoNEXT, December 2008. 

2. M. Yu, Y. Yi, J. Rexford, and M. Chiang, 'Rethinking virtual network embedding: Support of path splitting and migration', ACM Computer Communication Review, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 17-29, April 2008.


D. Fog Networking 

1. E. Aryafar, A. Keshavarz-Haddard, M. Wang, and M. Chiang, "RAT selection games in HetNets," Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, April 2013. 

2. Y. Du, E. Aryafar, J. Camp, and M. Chiang, “iBeam: Intelligent client side multi-user beamforming in wireless networks,” Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, April 2014. 



IV. Communications Networks: Protocols and Algorithms (2005-2015)


A. Power Control and Interference Management


1. M. Chiang, P. Hande, T. Lan, and C. W. Tan, 'Power Control in Wireless Cellular Networks', Foundation and Trends in Networking, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 381-533, July 2008.

2. P. Hande, S. Rangan, M. Chiang, and X. Wu 'Distributed uplink power control for optimal SIR assignment in cellular data networks'', IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1430-1443, November 2008.


3. R. Cendrillon, J. Huang, M. Chiang, and M. Moonen, 'Autonomous Spectrum Balancing for Digital Subscriber Lines', IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 4241-4257, August 2007.


B. Scheduling and Random Access

1. (Part I) J. Liu, Y. Yi, A. Proutiere, M. Chiang, and H. V. Poor, 'Towards utility optimal random access without message passing', (Invited Paper) Wiley Journal on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Special Issue on Advances in Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 115-128, January 2010. (Part II) "Experimental evaluation of optimal CSMA", Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, 2011. (Part III) "Making 802.11 DCF near-optimal: Design, implementation, and evaluation," Proc. IEEE SECON (IEEE SECON 2013 Best Paper Award), 2013. 

2. E. Aryafar, M. Khojastepour, K. Sundare, S. Rangarajan, and M. Chiang, "MIDU: Enabling MIMO full duplex," Proc. ACM Mobicom, August 2012.

3. Y. Yi, A. Proutiere, and M. Chiang, 'Complexity-stability-delay tradeoff in scheduling over wireless networks', Proc. ACM MobiHoc, May 2008.


C. Routing and Congestion Control

1. D. Xu, M. Chiang, and J. Rexford, 'Link-state routing with hop-by-hop forwarding achieves optimal traffic engineering', IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1717-1730, November 2011.

2. (Part I) A. Tang, J. Wang, S. H. Low, and M. Chiang, 'Equilibrium of heterogeneous congestion control protocols: Existence and Uniqueness', IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 824-837, July 2007. (Part II) A. Tang, D. Wei, S. H. Low, and M. Chiang, ‘Equilibrium of heterogeneous congestion control: Optimality and design’, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 844-857, June 2010.

3. D. Xu, Y. Li, M. Chiang, and A. R. Calderbank, 'Elastic service availability: Utility framework and optimal provisioning', IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 55-65, August 2008.


D. Video Streaming and Multimedia Applications 

1. J. Chen, A. Ghosh, J. Magutt, and M. Chiang, "Quota aware video adaptation," Proc. ACM CoNEXT, December 2012. 


2. J. Chen, R. Mahindra, A. Khojastepour, S. Rangarajan, and M. Chiang, “Scheduling framework for adaptive video delivery over cellular networks,” Proc. ACM Mobicom, Miami, FL, September 2013. 


3. J. Huang, Z. Li, M. Chiang, and A. Katsaggelos, 'Joint source adaptation and resource pricing for multi-user wireless video streaming', IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 582-295, May 2008.


E. Content Distribution and Broadband Access

1.  J. Jiang, G. Chan, M. Chiang, J. Rexford, D. Ren, and W. Bin, "Global 1 Mbps peer assisted streaming: Fine grain measurement of a configurable platform," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 1456-1468, October 2012.

2. W. Jiang, R. Zhang-Shen, J. Rexford, and M. Chiang, 'Cooperative content distribution and traffic engineering in an ISP network', Proc. ACM Sigmetrics, July 2009.

2. M. Chiang, J. Huang, C. W. Tan, Y. Yi, D. Xu, and R. Cendrillon, 'FAST Copper for broadband access', Proc. 44th Allerton Conference, September 2006.


F. Cloud and Data Center Networks

1. Z. Huang, B. Balasubramanian, M. Wang, T. Lan, M. Chiang, and D. H, K. Tsang, “Need for speed: CORA scheduler for optimizing completion-times in the cloud,” Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, April 2015. 


2. B. Balasubramanian, T. Lan, M. Chiang, “SAP: Similarity-aware partitioning for efficient cloud storage,” Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, April 2014. 


3. W. Jiang, M. Chen, S. Ha, T. Lan, and M. Chiang, "Joint VM placement and routing for data center traffic engineering," Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, March 2012. 


G. Energy Efficiency and Energy Networks 

1. C. Joe-Wong, S. Sen, S. Ha, and M. Chiang, "Optimized day-ahead pricing for smart grid with device-specific scheduling flexibility," IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 1075-1085, June 2012. 

2. P. Tsiaflakis, Y. Yi, M. Chiang, and M. Moonen, 'Dynamics Spectrum Management for Green DSL', EURASIP Journal of Wireless Communications, 2012.  

3. L. Fu, H. Kim, J. Huang, S. C. Liew, and M. Chiang, "Energy conservation and interference mitigation: From decoupling property to win win strategy," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 10, no. 11, pp. 3943-3955, November 2011. 


V. Communications Networks: Theory and Foundations (2002-2013)


A. Optimization Theory


1. M. Chiang, 'Geometric programming for communication systems', Foundations and Trends in Communications and Information Theory, vol. 2, no. 1-2, pp. 1-154, August 2005.

2. M. Chiang, 'Nonconvex optimization of communication systems', Advances in Mechanics and Mathematics, Special Volume on Strang's 70th Birthday, Ed., D. Gao and H. Sherali, Springer, October 20007.


3. K. Yang, J. Huang, Y. Wu, X. Wang, and M. Chiang, 'Distributed robust optimization part I: Framework and example', Springer J. Optimization and Engineering, 2012.


B. Queueing Theory

1. J. Liu, A. Proutiere, Y. Yi, M. Chiang, and H. V. Poor, 'Flow-level stability of data networks with non-convex and time-varying rate regions', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 3437-3456, August 2009.


2. Y. Yi, J. Zhang, and M. Chiang, 'Effective throughput and delay in wireless scheduling: Vacation model for complexity', Proc. ACM MobiHoc, New Orleans, LA, May 2009.

3. M. Chiang, D. Shah, and A. Tang, 'Stochastic stability of network utility maximization: General file size distribution', Proc. 44th Allerton Conference, September 2006.


C. Graph Theory


1. M. Chiang, H. Lam, Z. Liu, and H. V. Poor, "Why Steiner tree type algorithms work for community detection," Proc. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), April 2013. 

2. (Part I) S. Sengupta, S. Liu, M. Chen, M. Chiang, J. Li, and P. A. Chou, 'P2P streaming capacity', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 5072-5087, August 2011. (Part II) M. Chen, S. Liu, S. Sengputa, M. Chiang, J. Li, and P. A. Chou, 'P2P streaming capacity under node degree bound', Proc. IEEE ICDCS, June 2010.


3. D. Xu, M. Chiang, and Elliot Anshelevich, 'On survivable access network design: Complexity and algorithms', Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, 2008.



D. Game Theory


1. J. W. Lee, A. Tang, J. Huang, M. Chiang, and A. R. Calderbank, 'Reverse engineering MAC: A game-theoretic model', IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communication, vol. 25, no. 6, vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 2741-2751, July 2007.

2. F. Meshkati, M. Chiang, H. V. Poor, and S. Schwartz, 'A non-cooperative power control game for multi-carrier CDMA system', IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 1115-1129, June 2006. 

3. J. Huang, Z. Han, M. Chiang, and H. V. Poor, 'Distributed power control and relay selection for cooperative transmission using auction theory', IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 26, no. 7, pp. 1226-1237, September 2008.


E. Information Theory


1. T. M. Cover and M. Chiang, 'Duality between channel capacity and rate distortion with two-sided state information,' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 1629 - 1638, June 2002.

2. M. Chiang and S. Boyd, ' Geometric programming duals of channel capacity and rate distortion,' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 245-258, February 2004.

3. A. Sutivong, M. Chiang, T. M. Cover, and Y. H. Kim, 'Pure information and state estimation for state-dependent Gaussian channels,' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 1486-1495, April 2005.