Yang ZHANG


Biography

Dr. Yang ZHANG (M'2011-) is currently a research felllow in Energy Research Institute @ NTU. He received B. Eng., B. Eng. (Minor), and M. Eng. from Beihang University (BUAA) in 2008, 2010 and 2011, respectively. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2015 (Thesis), supervised by Dr. Dusit Niyato and Dr. Ping Wang. He was a visiting scholar supervised by Dr. Dong In Kim at Sungkyunkwan University, Korea. in 2014-2015. His current research interests include: market-oriented modeling for network resource allocations, optimal decision making problems, multiple objective optimization and deep reinforcement learning.

章阳,博士,当前在ERI@N从事博士后研究工作。2008年、2010、2011年分别于北京航空航天大学取得工学学士、理学学士(双学位项目)、工学硕士学位;2015年于新加坡南洋理工大学(NTU)取得博士学位(学位论文),导师为Dr. Dusit NiyatoDr. Ping Wang。2014-2015年曾作为访问学者于韩国成均馆大学Dr. Dong In Kim实验室参与合作研究。2017年获楚天学者计划“楚天学子”称号。当前研究兴趣包括:网络计算资源分配的经济与市场化模型建模、优化决策问题、多目标优化与深度强化学习等。


Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Y. Zhang, Z. Xiong, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and D. I. Kim, "Towards a Perpetual IoT System: Wireless Power Management Policy with Threshold Structure," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 5254-5270, Dec 2018.

  2. K. Wang, L. Chen, J.Yu, Q. Fan, Y. Zhang, W. Chen, P. Zhou, and Y. Zhong, "On Optimality of Second-Highest Policy for Opportunistic Multichannel Access," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 12012-12024, Dec 2018.

  3. Z. Xiong, Y. Zhang, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and Z. Han, "When Mobile Blockchain Meets Edge Computing," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 56, no. 8, pp. 33-39, Aug 2018. [pdf]

  4. Y. Zhang, D. Niyato, P. Wang, D. I. Kim, and Z. Han, "Optimal Wireless Energy Charging for Incentivized Content Transfer in Mobile Publish-Subscribe Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 3420-3434, Apr 2017. [Download Supplementary material]

  5. Y. Zhang, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and D. I. Kim, "Optimal Energy Management Policy of Mobile Energy Gateway," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 3685-3699, May 2016.

  6. Y. Zhang, D. Niyato, and P. Wang, "Offloading in Mobile Cloudlet Systems with Intermittent Connectivity," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 1536-1233, Dec 2015.

  7. Y. Zhang, C. Lee, D. Niyato, and P. Wang, "Auction Approaches for Resource Allocation in Wireless Systems: A Survey," IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 1020-1041, 3rd Quarter 2013.

  8. Y. Zhang, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and E. Hossain, "Auction-Based Resource Allocation in Cognitive Radio Systems," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 108-120, 2013.

Conference Papers

  1. Z. Xiong, S. Feng, D. Niyato, A. Leshem, and Y. Zhang, "Game Theoretic Analysis for Joint Sponsored and Edge Caching Content Service Market," IEEE GLOBECOM 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10-13 Dec 2018.

  2. S. Feng, Z. Xiong, D. Niyato, P. Wang, S. Wang, and Y. Zhang, "Cyber Risk Management with Risk Aware Cyber-insurance in Blockchain Networks," IEEE GLOBECOM 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10-13 Dec 2018.

  3. Y. Zhang, Z. Xiong, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and J. Jin, "Joint Optimization of Information Trading in Internet of Things (IoT) Market with Externalities," IEEE WCNC 2018, Barcelona, Spain, Apr 2018.

  4. Z. Xiong, S. Feng, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and Y. Zhang, "Competition and Cooperation Analysis for Data Sponsored Market: A Network Effects Model," IEEE WCNC 2018, Barcelona, Spain, Apr 2018.

  5. Y. Zhang, Z. Xiong, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and J. Jin, "A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Complementarity, Substitutability and Externalities in Cloud Services," IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, Singapore, Dec 2017.

  6. Z. Xiong, S. Feng, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and Y. Zhang, "Economic Analysis of Network Effects on Sponsored Content: A Hierarchical Game Theoretic Approach," IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, Singapore, Dec 2017.

  7. X. Zhang, H. Qian, K. Zhu, R. Wang, and Y. Zhang, "Virtualization of 5G Cellular Networks: A Combinatorial Double Auction Approach," IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, Singapore, Dec 2017.

  8. J. Jin, Y. Zhang, S. Tang, and H. Fan, "Performance Modeling and Analysis for Critical Section Contention in Parallel Codes," IEEE ISPA 2016 Workshop, Tianjin, China, 23-26 Aug 2016.

  9. Y. Zhang, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and L. Xiao, "Optimizing Content Relay in Publish-Subscribe Mobile Social Networks," IEEE WCNC 2015, New Orleans, LA, USA, 9-12 Mar 2015.

  10. D. Niyato, Y. Zhang, P. Wang, and D. I. Kim, "Optimal Wireless Energy Charging Policy for a Mobile Node in Smart Grid Environment," IEEE SmartGridComm 2014, Venice Italy, Nov 2014.

  11. Y. Zhang, D. Niyato, P. Wang, and C.-K. Tham, "Dynamic Offloading Algorithm in Intermittently Connected Mobile Cloudlet Systems," IEEE ICC 2014, Sydney, June 2014.

  12. Y. Li, P. Wang, D. Niyato, and Y. Zhang, "Contract-Theoretic Modeling for Content Delivery in Relay-Based Publish-Subscribe Networks," IEEE ICC 2014, Sydney, June 2014.

  13. Y. Zhang, D. Niyato, and P. Wang, "An Auction Mechanism for Resource Allocation in Mobile Cloud Computing Systems," WASA 2013, Aug. 2013.

  14. Y. Zhang and Q. Cao, "RIPNoC: A Distributed Routing Scheme for Balancing On-chip Network Load,” IEEE PrimeAsia 2010, Sep. 2010.


Activities

TPC Member:

IEEE VTC 2018-Fall, IWCMC 2018, IEEE ICCS 2014 (Macau, China), 2016 (Shenzhen, China) / IEEE APWCS 2013 (Seoul, Korea), 2015 (Singapore)

Reviewers for (omitted for brevity)


Resources

- Research resources:

The Morning Paper - An interesting/influential/important paper from the world of CS every weekday morning, as selected by Adrian Colyer

LaTeX Mathematical Symbols

Python in 1 hour

Introduction to MATLAB

马尔可夫决策过程简介(中文slides)

CS 294: Deep Reinforcement Learning

PhD

- Some remarkable conferences and journals:

SIGECOM (EC, TEAC) | SAGT | ADT

ICNC | WCSP | GPC: Intl Conf. on Green, Pervasive, and Cloud Computing