Yang Chen
Postdoc Research Fellow
Institute of Computer Science
Georg-August-University of Goettingen
Germany

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Education

Sep. 2004 – Jul. 2009

PhD
New Generation Network Lab, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University
Advisor: Prof. Xing Li (Deputy Director of China Education and Research Network)
Thesis: Research on Computational Model and Application of Network Coordinate
Degree: PhD Major: Information and Communication Engineering

Apr.2007 – Jun.2007

Exchange Graduate Student
Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering, Stanford University
Advisor: Prof. Pei Cao

Sep. 2000 – Jul. 2004

Undergraduate Student
Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University
Degree: B.E. Major: Information and Electronics Engineering

Academic Experiences
Aug. 2009 - present Postdoc Research Fellow
Computer Network Group, Institute of Computer Science, Georg-August-University of Goettingen
Advisor: Prof. Xiaoming Fu

Jul.2007 - Jan.2008
Mar.2006 – Mar.2007

Visiting student
Wireless & Networking Group
Microsoft Research Asia
Mentor: Dr. Yongqiang Xiong

Jun.2005 - Jul. 2009

Principal Investigator
CERNET-MSR Joint Lab Site
PlanetLab Global Research Network
Sep.2004 – Jul. 2009 Student Leader
National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), Project No.2007CB310806
National Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Project No.60473087, No.60703052, No.60850003
China New Generation Internet (CNGI), Project No.CNGI-04-12-2A

TPC Co-chair of P2PNet'09 (Program)
TPC Member of IEEE GLOBECOM'10
Reviewer of INPS’06, CHINACOM’06, IEEE ISM’06, IEEE CCNC’07, ISCIT'07, ICCS’07, IEEE GLOBECOM'07, IEEE ICC'08, IEEE CCNC'09, IEEE GLOBECOM'09, IEEE ICUMT'09, IEEE INFOCOM'10, IEEE’s Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems

On-going Projects
Publications
  • Lin Cong, Guohan Lu, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. What Level of Estimating Accuracy Does TCP Need and Can TCP Achieve. In Proc. of the 5th ACM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies Student Workshop (CoNEXT'09), Rome, Italy, Dec. 2009.
  • Peng Sun, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Neighbor Selection Based on TIV Severity Sort Model in Vivaldi Network Coordinate System. In Poster Session of 17th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP'09), Princeton, New Jersey, USA, Oct. 2009. [PDF]
  • Zengbin Zhang, Yao LI, Yang Chen, Pei Cao, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Understand the Unfairness of BitTorrent. In the Poster session of ACM SIGCOMM 2009 (SIGCOMM'09), Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 2009. [PDF|Poster]
  • Yang Chen, Genyi Zhao, Ang LI, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Handling Node Churn in Decentralised Network Coordinate System. To appear in IET Communications. [PDF]
  • Yang Chen, Xiao Wang, Xiaoxiao Song, Eng Keong Lua, Cong Shi, Xiaohan Zhao, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Phoenix: Towards an Accurate, Practical and Decentralized Network Coordinate System. In Proc. of IFIP/TC6 Networking 2009 (Networking'09), Aachen, Germany, May.2009. [PDF|PPT|Simulator]
  • Guodong Wang, Yang Chen, Lei Shi, Eng Keong Lua, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Proxima: Towards Lightweight and Flexible Anycast Service. In Proc. of the 28th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Student Workshop (INFOCOM'09), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Apr. 2009. [PDF]
  • Xiaohan Zhao, Eng Keong Lua, Yang Chen, Xiaoxiao Song, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Sniper:Social-link Defense for Network Coordinate Systems. In Proc. of the 28th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Student Workshop (INFOCOM'09), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Apr. 2009. [PDF]
  • Xiao Wang, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Nonlinear Modeling of the Internet Delay Structure. In Proc. of the 4th ACM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies Student Workshop (CoNext'08), Madrid, Spain, Dec.2008. [PDF|Poster]
  • Xiaohan Zhao, Xiaoxiao Song, Xiao Wang, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Analysis of Security Policy in Practical Internet Coordinates. International Journal of Security and Its Applications, Vol.3, No.1, 2009. (Invited Paper)
  • Guodong Wang, Yang Chen, Zengbin Zhang, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Network Coordinate Based Geographic Information System. In Periodical of Ocean University of China. Vol. 38 (Sup.), p93-96.
  • Yang Chen, Yongqiang Xiong, Xiaohui Shi, Jiwen ZHU, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Pharos: Accurate and Decentralised Network Coordinate System. IET Communications, 2009, 3(4):539-548. [PDF|Simualtor|Implementation]
  • Zhijia Chen, Chuang Lin, Yang Chen, Vaibhav Nivargi, Pei Cao. An Analytical and Experimental Study of Super-seeding in BitTorrent-like P2P networks. IEICE Transaction on Communication, Special Issue on Peer to Peer Networking Technology, Vol.E91-B, No.12, Dec. 2008. [PDF]
  • Zengbin Zhang, Yuan Lin, Yang Chen, Yongqiang Xiong, Jacky SHEN, Hongqiang LIU, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Experimental Study of Broadcatching in BitTorrent. In Proc. of 2009 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC’09), Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 2009. [PDF]
  • Lin Cong, Guohan Lu, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. pathWave: Combined Estimation of Network Link Capacity and Available Bandwidth Using Statistical Signal Processing. In Proc. of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON’08), New Delhi, India, Dec. 2008.
  • Xiaohan Zhao, Xiaoxiao Song, Xiao Wang, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Attacks on PIC: Evaluation of PIC Security Policy. To appear in the 2008 International Symposium on Computer Science and its Applications (CSA’08), Hobart, Australia, Oct. 2008.
  • Lin Cong, Yang Chen, Guohan Lu, Jing Li, Beixing Deng, Weihua Wang, Xing Li. NTS6+: Improved network topology service system. In Journal of Wuhan University of Technology,  v 30, n 3, p121-125(In Chinese).
  • Zhijia Chen, Yang Chen, Chuang Lin, Vaibhav Nivargi, Pei Cao. Experimental Analysis of Super-Seeding in BitTorrent. In Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communication 2008 (ICC’08), Beijing, China, May. 2008. [PDF]
  • Weiyu WU, Yang Chen, Xinyi Zhang, Xiaohui Shi, Lin Cong, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. LDHT: Locality-aware Distributed Hash Tables. In Proc. of the International Conference on Information Networking 2008 (ICOIN’08), Busan, Korea, Jan. 2008. [PDF]
  • Xiaohan Zhao, Xiaohui Shi, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng. Design and implementation of multicast tree system oriented MDC. In Journal of Xiamen University, Vol.46,Sup.2:216-218 (In Chinese).
  • Zengbin Zhang, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Experimental Study on Network Coordinate Based Locality-aware BitTorrent. In Journal of Xiamen University, Vol.46,Sup.2:213-215 (In Chinese).
  • Lin Cong, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. The IPv6 Network-Layer Topology Discovery of CERNET2. In Journal of Xiamen University,Vol.46,Sup.2:6-8 (In Chinese).
  • Yang Chen, Genyi Zhao, Ang Li, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Myth: An Accurate and Scalable Network Coordinate System under High Node Churn Rate. In Proc. of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON’07), Adelaide, Australia, Nov. 2007. [PDF]
  • Xiaohui Shi, Yang Chen, Guohan Lu, Beixing Deng, Xing Li, Zhijia CHEN. PMTA: Potential-based Multicast Tree Algorithm for Connectivity Restrictions. In Proc. of the 50th Annual IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM'07), Washington, D.C., USA, Nov. 2007. [PDF]
  • Zhijia Chen, Hao Yin, Chuang Lin, Xuening Liu, Yang Chen. Towards a Trustworthy and Controllable Peer-Sever-Peer Media Streaming: An Analytical Study and An Industrial Perspective. In Proc. of the 50th Annual IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM'07), Washington, D.C., USA, Nov. 2007. [PDF]
  • Yang Chen, Yongqiang Xiong, Xiaohui Shi, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Pharos: A Decentralized and Hierarchical Network Coordinate System for Internet Distance Prediction. In Proc. of the 50th Annual IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM'07), Washington, D.C., USA, Nov. 2007. [PDF]
  • Lin Cong, Yang Chen, Xiaohui Shi, Ye Wang, Weiyu Wu, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Telemeter: Network Distance Prediction Base on Network Topology. In Proc. of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing (GCC’07), Urumchi, China, Aug. 2007.
  • Weiyu Wu, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Experimental study on locality-aware application layer multicast. Accepted by Journal of Application Research of Computers. (In Chinese)
  • Lin Cong, Bo Yang, Yang Chen, Guohan Lu, Beixing Deng, Xing Li, Ye Wang. NTS6: IPv6 based Network Topology Service System of CERNET2. In Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE’07), Seoul, Korea, Apr. 2007.
  • Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Rainbow: A Locality-aware Peer-to-Peer Overlay Multicast System. In Proc. of 2006 International Workshop on NGI and P2P Systems (INPS’06) in conjunction with the 5th IEEE International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing (GCC’06), Changsha, China, Oct. 2006.
  • Xiaohui Shi, Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Network Distance Prediction based on Network Coordinate System. In Proc. of 2006 International Workshop on NGI and P2P Systems (INPS’06) in conjunction with the 5th IEEE International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing (GCC’06), Changsha, China, Oct. 2006.
  • Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Canicula: An Improved Hybrid Overlay Networks. In Proc. of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON’06), Singapore, Sep. 2006.
  • Yang Chen, Ruixiong Tian, Xing Li. Study on Performance Measurement of Application Layer Multicast Trees. Journal of Application Research of Computers, Vol.23, No.2, Pages 75-77, 2006. (In Chinese)
  • Yang Chen, Beixing Deng, Xing Li. Experimental study on Network Coordinate based Node Clustering. Journal of Dalian University of Technology, Vol.45, Supp.1, Pages 41-43, 2005. (In Chinese)
Selected Honors/Awards
2008-2009 Excellent PhD Thesis, Tsinghua University (2009)
Winner of Student Travel Grant of IFIP Networking'09
2007-2008 The First Class Scholarship for Overall Merit, Tsinghua University (Toshiba Scholarship)
The Third Place of the Chess Team Competition, Tsinghua University
The Second Prize of the 26th Challenge Cup, Tsinghua University
2006-2007 Fellowship for the Stanford - Tsinghua Exchange Program, School of Engineering, Stanford University
The First Class Scholarship for Overall Merit, Tsinghua University
(Teradyne Scholarship)
The Third Prize of the 25th Challenge Cup, Tsinghua University
Best Student Paper Award of the 151th Ph.D Forum of Tsinghua University

2005-2006

The First Class Scholarship for Overall Merit, Tsinghua University (Samsung Scholarship)
The Second Place of the Chess Team Competition, Tsinghua University

2004-2005

The Second Class Scholarship for Overall Merit, Tsinghua University (DuPont Scholarship)
Fellowship of the 7th APNG Camp

2000-2004

Excellent Bachelor Thesis, Tsinghua University (2004)
Undergraduate Scholarships, Tsinghua University (Every year)
Outstanding Student Leader, Tsinghua University (2002,2003)
The Fourth Place of Tsinghua University Computer Programming Contest (2000)
The Third Place of the Chinese Chess Team Competition, Tsinghua University (2003)
Social Activities
Sep. 2003 – Jul. 2004
Deputy Chairman of the Youth League of Department EE, Tsinghua University
Sep. 2002 – Jul. 2003
Committeeman and Minister of the Youth League of Department EE, Tsinghua University
Sep. 2001 – Jul. 2002
Chairman of the Youth League of Grade EE2000, Tsinghua University
Sep. 2000 – Jul. 2001
Monitor of Class EE03, Tsinghua University
Teaching
Feb. 2009 – Jul. 2009
Teaching Assistant for Computer Networks Lab, Tsinghua University
Sep. 2008 – Jan. 2009
Teaching Assistant for Computer Networks, Tsinghua University
Feb. 2008 – Jul. 2008
Teaching Assistant for Advanced Network Technology, Tsinghua University
Sep. 2007 – Jan. 2008
Teaching Assistant for Computer Languages and Programming, Tsinghua University
Sep. 2006 – Jan. 2007
Teaching Assistant for Principles of Microprocessors, Tsinghua University
Feb. 2006 – Jul. 2006
Teaching Assistant for Data Structure and Algorithms, Tsinghua University
Sep. 2005 – Jan. 2006
Teaching Assistant for Principles of Microprocessors, Tsinghua University
Sep. 2004 – Jan. 2005
Teaching Assistant for Principles of Microprocessors, Tsinghua University
Useful Links

Network Coordinate: Network Coordinate at Harvard, Pyxida, Global Network Positioning
Overlay Network: Chord, Pastry, Chimera/Tapestry, OpenDHT
Call for paper: Alex Slingerland, Tim Moors, Grid@HUST, CS Conference Ranking, Estimated Venue Impact Factors (CiteSeer),
Networking Conferences Statistics, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Communications Society (Major Conferences),ACM, USENIX

Hobbies

Chess (Department Team Captain 2003-2005), Chinese Chess (Department Team Captain 2005-2006), Table Tennis, Badminton, Soccer Fans!

Friends

Ang Li (PhD student at Duke University)
Yi Wang (PhD student at Princeton University)
Nan Hua (PhD student at Geogeia Tech)
Ye Wang (PhD student at Yale University)
Jin Zhang (PhD student at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Shijin Kong (PhD student at University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Feng Wang (PhD student at Simon Fraser University)

Milin Zhang (PhD student at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Ximeng Guan (PhD student at Tsinghua University)
Chengyuan Ho (Postdoctoral researcher at National Chiao Tung University)

Xiao Wang (PhD student at University of Washington)
Xiaoxiao Song (PhD student at Yale University)