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2014

Journal Papers
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, and Phil Kortum, "Practical context awareness: measuring and utilizing the context dependency of mobile usage," accepted by IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. (arXiv)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, Philip Kortum, Angela Nicoara, Jatinder Singh, "Seamless TCP migration on smartphones without network support," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, March 2014 (arXiv).
  • Christopher Hunter, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Leveraging physical layer cooperation for energy conservation," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, January 2014.
Refereed Conference & Workshop Papers & Abstracts
  • Hang Yu, Oscar Bejarano, and Lin Zhong, "Combating inter-cell interference in 802.11ac-based multi-user MIMO networks," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2014. (PDF)
  • Mian Dong, Tian Lan, and Lin Zhong, "Rethink energy accounting with cooperative game theory," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2014. (PDF, Slides)
  • Robert LiKamWa, Zhen Wang, Aaron Carroll, Xiaozhu Lin, and Lin Zhong, "Draining our Glass: an energy and heat characterization of Google Glass," in Proc. ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSYS), June 2014. (PDF)
  • Chao Xu, Xiaozhu Lin, and Lin Zhong, "Device drivers should not do power management," in Proc. ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSYS), June 2014. (PDF)
  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Kevin Boos, Min Hong Yun, and Lin Zhong, "Rio: a system solution for sharing I/O between mobile systems," Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys), June 2014. (PDF, received Best Paper Award) (Video Demo)
  • Xiaozhu Lin, Zhen Wang, and Lin Zhong, "K2: A mobile operating system for heterogeneous coherence domains," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS ), March 2014. (PDF, received Best Paper Award) (k2os.org)
  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Kevin Boos, Shaopu Qin, and Lin Zhong, "I/O paravirtualization at the device file boundary," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS ), March 2014. (PDF) (Source code)

2013

Journal Papers
  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Zhiyong Tan, Peter Washington, Mira Chen, Sharad Agarwal, Lin Zhong, and Ming Zhang, "The wireless data drain of users, apps, and platforms," in ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review, October 2013. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Studying smartphone usage:lessons from a four-month field study," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, July 2013. (related arXiv Technical Report)
  • Xiaohan Ma, Mian Dong, Lin Zhong, and Zhigang Deng, "Performance and power consumption characterization of 3D mobile games," in IEEE Computer, April 2013.
Refereed Conference & Workshop Papers & Abstracts
  • Clayton Shepard*, Narendra Anand*, and Lin Zhong, "Practical performance of MU-MIMO precoding in many-antenna base stations," in Proc. ACM CellNet Workshop (collocated with MobiSys), June 2013. (PDF) (*equal contribution)
  • Robert LiKamWa, Bodhi Priyantha, Matthai Philipose, Lin Zhong, and Paramvir Bahl, "Energy characterization and optimization of image sensing toward continuous mobile vision," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys), June 2013. (PDF, received Best Paper Award) (Slides)
  • Robert LiKamWa, Yunxin Liu, Nicholas D. Lane, and Lin Zhong, "MoodScope: building a mood sensor from smartphone usage patterns," Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys), June 2013. (PDF)(Slides)
  • Mian Dong, Tian Lan, and Lin Zhong, "How does energy accounting matter for energy management?" Abstract for Poster ACM SIGMETRICS, June 2013. (PDF)
Technical Reports
  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Sreekumar Nair, Lin Zhong, Quinn Jacobson, "Making I/O virtualization easy with device files," Technical Report 2013-04-13, Rice University, April 2013. (arXiv)

2012

Journal Papers
  • Jun Yao, Jian Lin, Yanhua Dai, Gedeng Ruan, Zheng Yan, Lei Li, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "Highly transparent nonvolatile resistive memory devices from silicon oxide and graphene," in Nature Communications, Octover 2012.
  • Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Power modeling and optimization for OLED displays," in IEEE Transcations on Mobile Computing, September 2012.
  • Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Power management of MIMO network interfaces on mobile systems," in IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, July 2012. (Journal version of the ISLPED'09 paper).
  • Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Chameleon: a color-adaptive web browser for mobile OLED displays," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, May 2012. (fast tracked journal version of the MobiSys'11 paper)
  • Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "In situ imaging of the conducting filament in a silicon oxide resistive switch," Nature Scientific Reports, 2:242, 1-5, 2012. (doi)
Refereed Conference & Workshop Papers
  • Xiaozhu Lin, Zhen Wang, and Lin Zhong, "Supporting distributed execution of smartphone workloads on loosely coupled heterogeneous processors," in Proc. Wrkshp. Power-Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower), October 2012. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Chad Tossell, Clayton Shepard, Phil Kortum, and Lin Zhong, "Exploring iPhone usage: the influence of socioeconomic differeces on smartphone adoption, usage and usability," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), September 2012. (PDF, LiveLab data set)
  • Clayton Shepard, Hang Yu, Narendra Anand, Li Erran Li, Tom Marzetta, Yang Richard Yang, and Lin Zhong, "Argos: practical base stations with many antennas," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), August 2012. (PDF)
  • Chad Tossell, Phil Kortum, Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, and Lin Zhong, "Characterizing web use on smartphones," in Proc. ACM SIGCHI Conf. Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), May 2012.
  • Zhen Wang, Felix Xiaozhu Lin, Lin Zhong, and Mansoor Chishtie, "How far can client-only solutions go for mobile browser speed?" in Proc. the World Wide Web Conference (WWW), April 2012. (PDF, LiveLab web usage dataset, source code)
  • Xiaozhu Lin, Zhen Wang, Robert LiKamWa, and Lin Zhong, "Reflex: using low-power processors in smartphones without knowing them," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS ), March 2012. (PDF)
Abstracts & Non-refereed Papers
  • Mian Dong, Tian Lan, and Lin Zhong, " System energy consumption is a multi-player game," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), November 2012. (PDF)
  • Paramvir Bahl, Matthai Philipose, and Lin Zhong, "VISION: cloud-powered sight for all: showing the cloud what you see," in Proc. ACM Wrkshp. Mobile Cloud Computing and Services (MCS), June 2012. (PDF)
Technical Reports
  • Zhen Wang, Felix Xiaozhu Lin, Lin Zhong, and Mansoor Chishtie, "Guadalupe: a browser design for heterogeneous hardware," Technical Report 2012-12-19, Rice University, December 2012. (arXiv)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, and Phil Kortum, "Practical context awareness: measuring and utilizing the context dependency of mobile usage," Technical Report 2012-08-31, Rice University, August 2012. (arXiv)
  • Siqi Zhao, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, Venu Vasudevan, Robert LiKamWa, and Ahmad Rahmati, "SportSense: real-time detection of NFL game events from Twitter," Technical Report TR0511-2012, Rice University and Motorola Mobility, May 2012. (arXiv, updating a previous tech report and SportSense)

2011

Journal Papers
  • Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James Tour, "Silicon Oxide is a non-innocent surface for molecular electronics and nanoelectronics studies," Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133 (4), pp. 941-948, 2011.
  • Xiaoming Chen, Zhendong Zhao, Ahmad Rahmati, Ye Wang and Lin Zhong, "SaVE: Sensor-assisted motion estimation for efficient H.264/AVC Encoding," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, March 2011.
  • Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James Tour, "Intrinsic resistive switching and memory effects in silicon oxide," in Applied Physics A (Materials Science & Processing), 102 (4), pp. 835-839, 2011.
  • Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Context-based network estimation for energy-efficient ubiquitous wireless connectivity," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, January 2011. (PDF) (Journal version of Context for Wireless with substantial new results on network condition prediction) (Spotlight Paper for the issue)
Refereed Conference & Workshop Papers
  • Robert LiKamWa, Yunxin Liu, Nicholas D. Lane, and Lin Zhong, "Can your smartphone infer your mood?" in Proc. ACM Workshop on Sensing Applications on Mobile Phones (PhoneSense), co-located with ACM SenSys, November 2011. (PDF, received Best Paper Award)
  • Felix Xiaozhu Lin, Daniel Ashbrook, and Sean White, "RhythmLink: securely pairing I/O-constrained devices by tapping," in Proc. ACM Symp. User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), Octover 2011. (from Xiaozhu's internship project)
  • Hang Yu, Ahmad Rahmati, Ardalan Amiri Sani, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya and Venu Vasudevan, "Data broadcasting using mobile FM radio: design, realization and application," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp), September 2011. (PDF)
  • Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, Ashutosh Sabharwal, and David Kao, "Beamforming on mobile devices: a first study," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2011. (related arXiv Technical Report) (PDF)
  • Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Self-constructive, high-rate energy modeling for battery-powered mobile systems," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2011. (PDF)(Slides).
  • Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Chameleon: a color-adaptive web browser for mobile OLED displays,"  in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2011. (PDF, received Best Paper Award )(Slides)
  • Xuan Bao, Trevor Narayan, Ardalan Amiri Sani, Wolfgang Richter, Romit Roy Choudhury, Lin Zhong, and Mahadev Satyanarayanan, "The Case for context-aware compression,"  in Proc. ACM Int. Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), March 2011.
  • Zhen Wang, Xiaozhu Lin, Lin Zhong, and Mansoor Chishtie, "Why are web browsers slow on smartphones?" in Proc. ACM Int. Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), March 2011. (PDF)
Technical Reports
  • Zhen Wang, Felix Xiaozhu Lin, Lin Zhong, and Mansoor Chishtie, "How far can client-only solutions go for mobile browser speed?" Technical Report TR1215-2011, Rice University, December 2011. (arXiv)
  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Wolfgang Richter, Xuan Bao, Trevor Narayan, Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Lin Zhong, Romit Roy Choudhury, "Opportunistic Content Search of Smartphone Photos," Technical Report TR0627-2011, Rice University, June 2011. (arXiv)(Technology Review, NYTimes, Slashdot, and more media coverage)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Chad Tossell, Mian Dong, Zhen Wang, Lin Zhong, and Philip Kortum, "Tales of 34 iPhone Users: How they change and why they are different," Technical Report TR-2011-0624, Rice University, June 2011. (arXiv)
  • Siqi Zhao, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya and Venu Vasudevan, "Human as real-time sensors of social and physical events: a case study of Twitter and sports games," Technical Report TR0620-2011, Rice University and Motorola Mobility, June 2011. (arXiv, SportSense) (Technology Review, Slashdot, and more media coverage)
  • Xiaozhu Lin, Zhen Wang, Robert LiKamWa, and Lin Zhong, "Transparent programming of heterogeneous smartphones for sensing," Technical Report 0310-2011, Rice University, March 2011. (PDF, arXiv)

2010

Journal Papers
  • Yunxin Liu, Ahmad Rahmati, Yuanhe Huang, Hyukjae Jang, Lin Zhong, Yongguang Zhang, and Shensheng Zhang, "Design, realization, and evaluation of xShare for impromptu sharing of mobile phones," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, December 2010. (Link) (Spotlight Paper for the issue)
  • Clayton Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, and Phillip Kortum, "LiveLab: measuring wireless networks and smartphone users in the field", in ACM SIGMETRICS Perform. Eval. Rev., vol. 38, no. 3, December 2010. (PDF)
  • Jun Yao, Zhengzong Sun, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James Tour, "Resistive switches and memories from silicon oxide," in ACS Nano Letters, 2010. (Link)
Refereed Conference & Workshop Papers
  • Xiaozhu Lin, Ahmad Rahmati, and Lin Zhong, " Dandelion: A framework for transparently programming phone-centered wireless body sensor applications for health," in Proc. ACM Wireless Health, October, 2010. (PDF)
  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Directional antenna diversity for mobile devices: characterizations and solutions," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2010. (PDF) (HTC G1 kinetic sensor data traces: 2.2GB)
  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Hasan Dumanli, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Power-efficient directional wireless communication on small form-factor mobile devices, " in Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symp. Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2010. (PDF) (See the BeamSwitch technical report for a complete set of results and a video demo) (covered by Technology Review, NETWORKWORLD, and more)
  • Clay Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, and Phil Kortum, "LiveLab: measuring wireless networks and smartphone users in the field," in Proc. Workshop on Hot Topics in Measurement & Modeling of Computer Systems (HotMetrics), June 2010. (PDF) (covered by Technology Review)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, and Daniel Stewart, "Enabling pervasive mobile applications with the FM radio broadcast data system," in Proc. ACM Int. Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), February 2010. (PDF
Technical Reports
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Clay Shepard, Chad Tossell, Angela Nicoara, Lin Zhong, Phil Kortum, Jatinder Singh, "Seamless flow migration on smartphones without network support," Technical Report 2010-1214, Rice University, December 2010 (arXiv) (Early results presented at MobiCom'10 as poster)
  • Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Beamsteering on mobile devices, network capacity and client efficiency," Technical Report 0623-2010, Rice University, June 2010. (arXiv) (Early results presented at MobiCom'10 as poster) (covered by Technology Review, Popsci, TechEye)
  • Xiaozhu Lin and Lin Zhong, "Reflex: managing sensor data processing in mobile systems," Technical Report 0315-2010, Rice University, March 2010. (PDF) (Demonstrated at HotMobile'10, Abstract) (project page and source code)

2009

Journal Papers
  • Jiayang Liu, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, "uWave: Accelerometer-based personalized gesture recognition and its applications," in Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol. 5, issue 6, pp. 657-675, December 2009. (doi)
  • Jun Yao, Zhong Jin, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "Two-terminal nonvolatile memories based on single-walled carbon nanotubes," in ACS Nano, 3 (12), pp. 4122-4126, 2009. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Human-battery interaction on mobile phones," in Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol. 5, no. 5, October 2009. (Link)
  • Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Zengxing Zhang, Tao He, Zhong Jin, Patrick J. Wheeler, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "Resistive switching in nanogap systems on SiO2 substrates,"  in Small, 5 (24), pp.2910-2915, 2009. (PDF)
  • Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Nanowire crossbar logic and standard cell-based integration," in IEEE Trans. on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, August 2009.
Refereed Conference & Workshop Papers
  • Xiaohan Ma, Mian Dong, Lin Zhong, and Zhigang Deng, "Statistical power consumption analysis and modeling for GPU-based computing," in Proc. ACM Wrkshp. Power Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower), Co-located with SOSP, October 2009. (PDF)
  • Xiaoming Chen, Zhendong Zhao, Ahmad Rahmati, Ye Wang, and Lin Zhong, "Sensor-assisted motion estimation for efficient H.264/AVC video encoding," in Proc. ACM Multimedia, October 2009. (PDF)
  • Jiayang Liu, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, "User evaluation of lightweight user authentication with a single tri-axis accelerometer,"  in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), September 2009. (PDF)
  • Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Adaptive RF chain management for energy-efficient MIMO transmission," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symp. Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2009. (PDF) (Extended version)
  • Mian Dong, Kevin Choi, and Lin Zhong, "Power-saving color transformation of mobile graphical user interfaces on OLED-based displays," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symp. Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2009. (PDF)
  • Mian Dong, Kevin Choi, and Lin Zhong, "Power modeling of graphical user interfaces on OLED displays," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf. (DAC), July 2009. (PDF)
  • Yunxin Liu, Ahmad Rahmati, Yuanhe Huang, Hyukjae Jang, Lin Zhong, Yongguang Zhang, and Shensheng Zhang, "xShare: supporting impromptu sharing of mobile phones," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2009. (PDF)
  • Husheng Li, Lin Zhong, and Kun Zheng, "Drowsy transmission: physical layer energy optimization for transmitting random packet traffic," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2009. (PDF)
  • Stephen So, Ardalan Amiri Sani , Lin Zhong, Frank Tittel ,and Gerard Wysocki, "Laser spectroscopic trace-gas sensor networks for atmospheric monitoring applications," in Proc. IPSN Wrkshp. Sensor Networks for Earth and Space Science Applications (ESSA), April 2009. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, and Lin Zhong, "NoShake: Content stablization for shaking screens of mobile devices," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom), March 2009. (PDF)
  • Jiayang Liu, Zhen Wang, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, "uWave: Accelerometer-based personalized gesture recognition and its applications," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom), March 2009. (PDF) (Video Demo in WMV) (source code and library data) (received the Mark Weiser Best Paper Award)
Technical Reports
  • Hasan Dumanli, Ardalan Amiri Sani, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "BeamSwitch: system solution for energy-efficient directional communication on mobile devices," Technical Report 0616-09, Rice University, June 2009. (PDF) (Video)
  • Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "A longitudinal study of non-voice mobile phone usage by teens from an underserved urban community," Technical Report 0515-09, Rice University, May 2009. (arXiv)

2008

Journal Papers
  • Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "Etching-dependent reproducible memory switching in vertical SiO2 structures," in Applied Physics Letters, vol. 93, issue 25, 2008
  • Yunsi Fei, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "An energy-aware framework for dynamic software management in mobile computing systems," ACM Trans. on Embedded Computing Systems, April 2008. (PDF) (Source code for DNN-0.1)
Refereed Conference & Workshop Papers
  • Guang-ming Hong, Ahmad Rahmati, Ye Wang, and Lin Zhong, "SenseCoding: Accelerometer-assisted motion estimation for efficient video encoding," in Proc. ACM Multimedia, October 2008. (PDF)
  • Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Challenges to crossbar integration of nanoscale two-terminal symmetric memory devices," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Nanotechnology, August 2008. (PDF)
  • Jiayang Liu and Lin Zhong, "Micro power management of active 802.11 interfaces," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2008. (PDF)
  • Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Logic synthesis with nanowire crossbar: Reality check and standard cell-based integration," in Proc. IEEE Design Automation & Test in Europe Conf (DATE), March 2008. (PDF)
Technical Reports
  • Jiayang Liu*, Zhen Wang*, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, "uWave: Accelerometer-based personalized gesture recognition," Technical Report TR0630-08, Rice University and Motorola Labs, June 2008. (PDF)(*Equal contribution)

2007

  • Nilanjan Banerjee, Ahmad Rahmati, Mark Corner, Sami Rollins, and Lin Zhong, "Users and batteries: interactions and adaptive energy management in mobile systems," in Proc. Int. Conf. Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp), September 2007. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Usability evaluation of a commercial Pocket PC phone:  A pilot study," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Technology, Applications and Systems (Mobility), September 2007. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Angela Qian, and Lin Zhong, "Understanding human-battery interaction on mobile phones," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), September 2007. (PDF) (received Best Paper Award)
  • Quming Zhou, Lin Zhong, and Kartik Mohanram, "Power signal processing:  A new perspective for power analysis and optimization," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symp. Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2007. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Matti Hiltunen, Lin Zhong, and Rittwik Jana, "Reliability techniques for RFID-based object tracking applications," in Proc. IEEE/IFIP Int. Conf. Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), June 2007. (PDF)
  • Le Yan, Lin Zhong, and Niraj Jha, "Energy comparison  and optimization of wireless body-area network technologies," in Proc. Int. Conf. Body Area Networks (BodyNets), June 2007. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong, Diana El-Daye, Brett Kaufman, Nick Tobaoda, Tamer Mohamed, and Michael Liebschner, "OsteoConduct: Wireless body-area communication based on bone conduction," in Proc. Int. Conf. Body Area Networks (BodyNets), June 2007. (PDF) (Video demo of TeethClick) (Coverage by NewScientistTech and Slashdot)
  • Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Context for Wireless: Context-sensitive energy-efficient wireless data transfer,"  in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2007. (PDF) (Traces and logger source code)

2006

  • Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Dynamic power optimization targeting user delays in interactive systems," in IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, November 2006. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong, Srivaths Ravi, Anand Raghunathan and Niraj K. Jha, "RTL-aware cycle-accurate functional power estimation," in IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of ICs & Systems, October 2006. (PDF)
  • K. S. Vallerio, Lin Zhong and N. K. Jha, "Energy-efficient graphical user interface design," in IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, July 2006. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong*, Bin Wei*, and Mike Sinclair, SMERT: Energy-efficient design of a multimedia messaging system for mobile devices," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf. (DAC), July, 2006. (* Equal contribution) (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong, Mike Sinclair, and Ray Bittner, "A Phone-centered body sensor network platform: Cost, energy efficiency & user interface," in Proc. IEEE Int. Wkshp. Body Sensor Network, Apr. 2006. (PDF)
Technical Reports
  • Tamer Mohamed and Lin Zhong, "TeethClick: Input with Teeth Clacks," Technical Report-ECG-1206a, Rice University, December 2006. (PDF) (Video Demo, WMV format)
  • Narendra Anand, Ahmad Rahmati, and Lin Zhong,"OrbitWatch: An energy-efficient Bluetooth, motion sensing, wrist interface," Technical Report-ECG-1006, Rice University, October 2006. (PDF) (Video Demo 7.7MB, WMV format).

2005

  • Le Yan, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "Towards a responsive, yet power-efficient, operating system: A Holistic approach," in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Symp. on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer & Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Sept. 2005. (Source code, local copy) (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong and Mike Sinclair, and Niraj K. Jha, "A Personal-area network of low-power wireless interfacing devices: System & hardware design,"  In Proc. ACM MobileHCI, Sept. 2005. (PDF)
  • Le Yan, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "User-perceived latency based dynamic voltage scaling for interactive applications," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf. (DAC), June, 2005. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Energy efficiency of handheld computer interfaces: Limits, characterization, and practice," in Proc. USENIX/ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June, 2005. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong and N. K. Jha, ``Interconnect-aware low power high-level synthesis," in IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of IC & Systems, March 2005. (PDF)
  • Rui Zhang, Pallav Gupta, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "Threshold network synthesis and optimization and its application to nanotechnologies," in IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of IC & Systems, January 2005. (PDF)

Before 2005

  • Lin Zhong, "Energy-efficient mobile system design: The User's perspective," Ph.D. dissertation, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, September 2005. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong, Srivaths Ravi, Anand Raghunathan, and Niraj K. Jha, "Power estimation for cycle-accurate functional descriptions of hardware", in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Nov. 2004. (PDF) (Extended version)
  • Yunsi Fei, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "An Energy-aware framework for coordinated dynamic software management in mobile computers", in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Symp. on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer & Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Oct. 2004. (PDF)
  • Jiong Luo, Lin Zhong, Yunsi Fei and Niraj K. Jha, "Register binding based RTL power management for control-flow intensive designs," in IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of IC & Systems, August 2004  (PDF)
  • Rui Zhang, Pallav Gupta, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "Synthesis and optimization of threshold logic networks with application to nanotechnologies," in Proc. IEEE Design Automation & Test in Europe Conf (DATE), Feb. 2004. (PDF) (Extended version) (TELS source code, local copy) (selected as one of the 30 most influential papers published in the first 10 years of DATE)
  • Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Dynamic power optimization for interactive systems", in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on VLSI Design, Jan. 2004. (PDF) (HTML) (Extended version)
  • Pallav Gupta, Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "A High-level interconnect power model for design space exploration", in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Nov. 2003. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Graphical user interface energy characterization for handheld computers",  in Proc. Int. Conf. on Compilers, Architectures & Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES), Oct.  2003. (Benchmarks) (PDF) (HTML)
  • W. Wang, T. K. Tan, J. Luo, Y. Fei, L. Shang, K. S. Vallerio, Lin Zhong, A. Raghunathan, and N. K. Jha, ``A Comprehensive high-level synthesis system for control-flow intensive behaviors for low power,'' in Proc. IEEE/ACM Great Lakes VLSI Symp., Apr. 2003. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Interconnect-aware high-level synthesis for low power", in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Nov. 2002. (PDF) (Benchmarks and typical input traces) (Extended version in HTML, in PDF)
  • Lin Zhong, Jiong Luo, Yunsi Fei and Niraj K. Jha, "Register binding based power management for high-level synthesis of control-flow intensive behaviors", in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Design (ICCD), Sept. 2002. (PDF) (Benchmarks and typical input traces)

Demonstrations & Extended Abstracts (Back to Top)

  • Robert LiKamWa and Lin Zhong, "SUAVE: sensor-based user-aware viewing enhancement for mobile device displays," Extended Abstract for demonstration in ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), October 2011. (Link )
  • Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "BeamAdapt: energy efficient beamsteering on mobile devices," Poster at MobiCom'10, September 2010. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Angela Nicoara, Lin Zhong, Jatinder Pal Singh, "Mobile TCP usage characteristics and the feasibility of network migration without infrastructure support," Poster at MobiCom'10, September 2010. (PDF)
  • Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: Chameleon: color transformation on OLED displays," in ACM HotMobile'10, February 2010 (PDF) (received Best Demo/Poster Award)
  • Xiaozhu Lin and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: Reflex: system and programming support for efficient sensor Use in mobile systems," in ACM HotMobile'10, February 2010 (PDF) (Technical Report)
  • Hasan Dumanli and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: Energy-efficient wireless communication based on directional transmission from mobile access," in MobiCom'08, September 2008. (finalist for Best Student Demo) (PDF) (Video Demo)
  • Jiayang Liu, Zhen Wang, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, " uWave: Accelerometer-based personalized gesture recognition," Extended Abstract for demonstration in ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), October 2008. (PDF )
  • Jiayang Liu and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: Micro power management of active 802.11 interfaces," in ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2008.
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: NoShake: Reducing Perceived Shake on Mobile Displays," in ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2008.
  • Lin Zhong, Ahmad Rahmati, and Jiayang Liu, "Technological challenges to mobile phones for the self-management of chronic illness," Extended Abstract for invited talk,  in Proc. 2nd Int. Symp. Medical Information & Communication Technology, Oulu, Finland, December 2007.
  • Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Lessons learned from field trials with Windows Mobile Pocket PC phones," in Proc. MobiEval, June, 2007. (PDF)
  • Ahmad Rahmati, Bryan Grandy, Charlie Ice, Sarah Joiner, Clayton Shepard, and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: OrbitECG: mobile phone-based ambulatory wearable ECG monitoring," in ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2007.

Even Older Publications

  • Lin Zhong, "Modular exponentiation algorithm analysis for energy consumption and performance," Technical Report CE-01-ZJL, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, July 2001. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong, "Utterance verification in automatic Mandarin speech recognition," in Chinese, Master Thesis, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, July 2000. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong, Jia Liu, and Runsheng Liu, "Rejection based on a posteriori probability estimated by MLP with application for Mandarin voice dialer on ASIC," in Proc. IEEE ICASSP, 2000. (PDF)
  • Lin Zhong, Yuanyuan Shi, and Runsheng Liu, "A dyanmic neural network for syllable recognition," in Proc. Int. Joint. Conf. Neural Networks (IJCNN), 1999. (PDF) (Source code: DNN-0.1 )

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