The System and Ubiquitous Networking Group

Introduction

SUN (System and Ubiquitous Networking) is a research group in the Institute of Trustworthy Networks and Systems, School of Software, Tsinghua University, Led by Dr. Yuan He, SUN originated its research from large-scale sensor network systems and later extended the research scope to the wide areas of Internet of Things and Ubiquitous Computing. Besides pursuing high-quality research results, the SUN group takes unremitting efforts to implement those results in a variety of application fields, such as the energy Internet, smart human-computer interaction, smart city, smart home, etc.


Funds

Funding Source Grant Number Topic Duration
National Key R&D Program of China (国家重点研发计划2017年度“云计算和大数据”重点专项) No.2017YFB1003000 Industrial Internet Oriented Smart Cloud-End Synergy Technologies and Systems (面向工业互联网的智能云端协作关键技术及系统) 2017.10-2021.9.
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61772306 Research on Key Technologies for Coexistence and Convergence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks (异构无线网络共存与融合关键技术研究) 2018.01-2021.12
National Natural Science Fund for Excellent Young Scientist (国家自然科学基金优秀青年基金项目) No. 61422207 Self-organized Network System and Technology (自组织网络系统和技术) 2015.01-2017.12
State Grid of China Research Fund (国家电网研究项目) Cyber Physical Systems for the Energy Internet (能源物联网关键技术研究) 2016.07-2017.12
National Basic Research Program (国家重点基础研究发展计划973青年科学家项目) No. 2014CB347800 Software-Defined Networking Based Cloud Data Center Networks (软件定义的云数据中心网络基础理论与关键技术) 2014.01-2018.12
TNLIST Youth Innovation Fund (清华信息科学与技术国家实验室拔尖人才支持计划青年创新基金) Human-Centric Ubiquitous Networking (以人为中心的泛在网络关键技术研究) 2016.01-2017.12
Huawei Innovation Research Program (华为创新研究计划) Low Power Wireless Communication in Multi-Protocol-Coexisting Environment (多制式共存环境低功耗短距通信技术研究) 2015.08-2016.5
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61672320 Research on Exploiting Wireless Signatures for Coexistence of Wireless Sensor Networks (基于信号特征的无线传感网共存理论与关键技术研究) 2017.01-2020.12
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61373181 Research on Efficient Detection and Identification Approaches in Large-Scale Dynamic RFID Systems (大规模动态RFID系统标签高效检测与识别的方法研究) 2014.01-2017.12
Tsinghua Global Scholars Fellowship Initiative (清华大学海外学者邀请计划) Wireless Cross-Technology Communication and Self-organized Networking (跨协议无线通信与自组网关键技术研究) 2016
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61373146 Theory and Technology for Complete Scene Restoration in In-situ Environmental Sensing(面向原位环境无线感知的完整场景数据收集理论和关键技术) 2014.01-2017.12
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61170213 Research on Key Technologies for Event-based Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks (基于事件的无线传感器网络路由关键技术研究) 2012.01-2015.12
Co-PI: Tsinghua Global Scholars Fellowship Initiative (清华大学海外学者邀请计划) Interference Identification in Low-Power Wireless Networks (低功耗无线网络干扰识别技术研究) 2016.11

Selected Recent Publications

Journals/Book Chapters (* denotes corresponding author)
1. [JSAC] Yuan He, Jiaqi Liang, Yunhao Liu, "Pervasive Floorplan Generation Based on Only Inertial Sensing: Feasibility, Design, and Implementation", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Human-In-The-Loop Mobile Networks, accepted.
2. [TCOM] Xiaolong Zheng, Zhichao Cao, Jiliang Wang, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Interference Resilient Duty Cycling for Wireless Sensor Networks under Co-existing Environments", IEEE Transactions on Communications, accpeted.
3. [TMC] Xiaoyu Ji, Yuan He, Jiliang Wang, Kaishun Wu, Ke Yi, Daibo Liu, Yunhao Liu, "On Improving Wireless Channel Utilization: A Collision Tolerance-based Approach", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, accepted.
4. [TC] Xiaolong Zheng, Jiliang Wang, Wei Dong, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Bulk Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks: Analysis, Implications and Improvement", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 65, no. 5, May 2016.
5. [TON] Daibo Liu, Mengshu Hou, Zhichao Cao, Jiliang Wang, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Duplicate Detectable Opportunistic Forwarding in Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 24, no. 2, April 2016.
6. [TMC] Xi Chen, Xiaopei Wu, Xiang-Yang Li, Xiaoyu Ji, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Privacy-aware High-Quality Map Generation with Participatory Sensing", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 3, March 2016.
7. [TMC] Lin Wang, *Yuan He, Wenyuan Liu, Nan Jing, Jiliang Wang, Yunhao Liu, "On Oscillation-free Emergency Navigation via Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 14, no. 10, pp. 2086-2100,October 2015.
8. [TON] Zhichao Cao, *Yuan He, Qiang Ma, Yunhao Liu, "L2: Lazy Forwarding in Low Duty Cycle Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 922-930, June 2015.
9. [TPDS] Deke Guo, *Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "On the Feasibility of Gradient-based Data-Centric Routing Mechanisms Using Bloom Filters", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 25, no. 1, 2014.
10. [IEEE Network] Yunhao Liu, Xufei Mao, Yuan He, Kebin Liu, Wei Gong, Jiliang Wang, "CitySee: not only a wireless sensor network", IEEE Network, Special Issue on Cloud-assisted mobile computing and pervasive services, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 42-47, Oct. 2013.
11. [TON] Yin Wang, *Yuan He, Xufei Mao, Yunhao Liu, Xiang-Yang Li, "Exploiting Constructive Interference for Scalable Flooding in Wireless Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 1880-1889, 2013.
12. [TPDS] Yunhao Liu, Yuan He, Mo Li, Jiliang Wang, Kebin Liu, Xiang-Yang Li, "Does Wireless Sensor Network Scale? A Measurement Study on GreenOrbs", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 24, Issue 10, pp. 1983-1993, Oct. 2013.
13. [TMC] *Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, Xingfa Shen, Lufeng Mo, Guojun Dai, "Non-Interactive Localization of Wireless Camera Sensors with Mobile Beacon", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 333-345, Feb. 2013.
14. [TPDS]*Yuan He and Mo Li, "COSE: A Query-Centric Framework of Collaborative Heterogeneous Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Systems (Spotlight Paper for the September 2012 issue), vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1681-1693, 2012.
15. [TMC] Mo Li, Weifang Cheng, Kebin Liu, Yuan He, Xiang-yang Li, and Xiangke Liao, "Using Mobile Sensors for Sweep Coverage", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 10, Issue 11, pp. 1534 - 1545, 2011.
16. [COMNET] *Yuan He, Hao Ren, Yunhao Liu, Baijian Yang, “On the Reliability of Large-Scale Distributed Systems - A Topological View”, Elsevier Computer Networks Journal 53, pp. 2140-2152, 2009.

Conferences/Workshops (* denotes corresponding author)
1. [MobiCom]Meng Jin, *Yuan He, Xin Meng, Yilun Zheng, Dingyi Fang, Xiaojiang Chen, "FlipTracer: Practical Parallel Decoding for Backscatter Communication", ACM MobiCom, Snowbird, Utah, USA, Oct 16-20, 2017.
2. [INFOCOM] Meng Jin, Yuan He, Dingyi Fang, Xiaojiang Chen, Xin Meng, Tianzhang Xing, "iGuard: A Real-Time Anti-Theft System for Smartphones", IEEE INFOCOM, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017.
3. [INFOCOM] Xiuzhen Guo, Xiaolong Zheng, Yuan He, "WiZig: Cross-Technology Energy Communication over a Noisy Channel", IEEE INFOCOM, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017.
4. [ICNP] Meng Jin, *Yuan He, Xiaolong Zheng, Dingyi Fang, Dan Xu, Tianzhang Xing, Xiaojiang Chen, "Smogy-Link: Fingerprinting Interference for Predictable Wireless Concurrency", IEEE ICNP, Singapore, November 8-11, 2016.
5. [ICNP] Binbin Li, *Yuan He, Wenyuan Liu, Lin Wang, Hongyan Wang, "LocP: An Efficient Localized Polling Protocol for Large-scale RFID Systems", IEEE ICNP, Singapore, November 8-11, 2016.
6. [INFOCOM] Xiaolong Zheng, Jiliang Wang, Longfei Shangguan, Zimu Zhou, Yunhao Liu, "Smokey: Ubiquitous Smoking Detection with Commercial WiFi Infrastructures", IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, April 10-15, 2016.
7. [INFOCOM] Meng Jin, Tianzhang Xing, Xiaojiang Chen, Xin Meng, Dingyi Fang, *Yuan He, "DualSync: Taming Clock Skew Variation for Synchronization in Low-Power Wireless Networks", IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, April 10-15, 2016.
8. [SenSys] Longfei Shangguan, Zimu Zhou, Xiaolong Zheng, Lei Yang, Yunhao Liu, Jinsong Han, "ShopMiner: Mining Customer Shopping Behavior in Physical Clothing Stores with Passive RFIDs", ACM SenSys, Seoul, South Korea, November 1-4, 2015.
9. [ICPADS] *Yuan He and Shuo Lian, "Stethoscope: A Sustainable Runtime Debugger for Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE ICPADS, Melbourne, Australia, December 14-17, 2015.
10. [RTSS] Yi Zhang, Jiliang Wang, Yuan He, Yanrong Kang, Bo Li, Yunhao Liu, "Q-offload: Quality Aware WiFi Offloading with Link Dynamics", IEEE RTSS, San Antonio, TX, December 1-4, 2015.
11. [SenSys] Xiaolong Zheng, Zhichao Cao, Jiliang Wang, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "ZiSense: Towards Interference Resilient Duty Cycling in Wireless Sensor Networks", ACM SenSys, Memphis, TN, USA, November 3-6, 2014.
12. [INFOCOM] Xiaoyu Ji, Yuan He, Jiliang Wang, Wei Dong, Xiaopei Wu, Yunhao Liu, "Walking down the STAIRS: Efficient Collision Resolution for Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014.
13. [INFOCOM] Xi Chen, Xiaopei Wu, Xiang-Yang Li, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Privacy-preserving High-quality Map Generation with Participatory sensing", IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014.
14. [ICNP] Xiaoyu Ji, Yuan He, Jiliang Wang, Kaishun Wu, Ke Yi, Yunhao Liu, "Voice Over the Dins: Improving Wireless Channel Utilization with Collision Tolerance", IEEE ICNP, Göttingen, Germany, 2013.
15. [INFOCOM] Yin Wang, Yuan He, Dapeng Cheng, Yunhao Liu, Xiang-yang Li, "Triggercast: Enabling Wireless Collisions Constructive", IEEE INFOCOM 2013, Mini Conference, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.
16. [RTSS] Lin Wang, *Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, Wenyuan Liu, Jiliang Wang, Nan Jing, "It Is Not Just A Matter of Time: Oscillation-Free Emergency Navigation with Sensor Networks", IEEE RTSS, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012.
17. [INFOCOM] Zhichao Cao, *Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "L2: Lazy Forwarding in Low Duty Cycle Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE INFOCOM, Orlando, FL, USA, 2012.
18. [INFOCOM] Yin Wang, Yuan He, Xufei Mao, Yunhao Liu, Zhiyu Huang, Xiang-yang Li, "Exploiting Constructive Interference for Scalable Flooding in Wireless Networks", IEEE INFOCOM, Orlando, FL, USA, 2012.
19. [INFOCOM] Xufei Mao, Xin Miao, Yuan He, Xiang-Yang Li, Yunhao Liu, "CitySee: Urban CO2 Monitoring with Sensors", IEEE INFOCOM, Orlando, FL, USA, 2012.
20. [RTSS] *Yuan He, Xingfa Shen, Yunhao Liu, Lufeng Mo, Guojun Dai, "LISTEN: Non-Interactive Localization in Wireless Camera Sensor Networks", IEEE RTSS, San Diego, CA, USA, November 30 - December 3, 2010.
21. [INFOCOM] Yunhao Liu, Yuan He, Mo Li, Jiliang Wang, et al. "Does Wireless Sensor Network Scale? A Measurement Study on GreenOrbs", IEEE INFOCOM, Shanghai, China, April 10-15, 2011.