Zhenyu Wen


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  1. L. Lu, Z. Wen*, Y. Yuan, B. Dai, P. Qian, C. Lin, Q. He, Z. Liu, J. Chen, R. Ranjan
    I Q UERY : A Trustworthy and Scalable Blockchain Analytics Platform
    IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ]

  2. R. Dwivedi, D. Dave, H. Naik, S. Singhal, O. Rana, P. Patel, B. Qian, Z. Wen, T. Shah, G. Morgan, R. Ranjan
    Explainable AI (XAI): Core Ideas, Techniques and Solutions
    ACM Computing Survey. [Core A*]
    [ paper ]

  3. Z. Hong, X. Li, Z. Wen, L. Zhou, H. Chen, J. Su
    ESP Spoofing: Covert Acoustic Attack on MEMS Gyroscopes in Vehicles
    IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ]

  4. B. Qian, Z. Wen*, J. Tang, Y. Yuan, A. Zomaya, R. Ranjan
    OSMOTIC GATE: Adaptive Edge-based Real-time Video Analytics for the Internet of Things
    IEEE Transactions on Computers [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ]

  5. Q. Yuan, Y. Yuan Z. Wen, H. Wang, C. Chen, G. Wang
    Exploring Heterogeneous Data Lake based on Unified Canonical Graphs
    SIGIR 2022 [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ]

  6. J. Su, Z. Wen, T. Lin, Y. Guan
    Learning Disentangled Behaviour Patterns for Wearable-based Human Activity Recognition
    Ubicomp 2022 [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ]

  7. C. Chen, Y. Yuan, Z. Wen, G. Wang, A. Li
    GQP: A Framework for Scalable and Effective Graph Query-based Pricing
    ICDE 2022 [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ]

  8. Y. Yuan, D Ma, Z. Wen, Z. Zhang, G. Wang
    Subgraph Matching over Graph Federation
    VLDB 2022 [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ]


  1. T. Li, Z. Hong, Q. Cai, L. Yu, Z. Wen, R. Yang
    BISSIAM: Bispectrum Siamese Network Based Contrastive Learning for UAV Anomaly Detection
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering [CCF A; Core A*] (SCI-IF = 6.997)
    [ paper ]

  2. T. Li, Z. Hong, Lisong. Liu, Z. Wen, L. Yu
    Meta-WF: Meta-Learning-based Few-Shot Wireless Impersonation Detection for Wi-Fi Networks
    IEEE Communications Letters (SCI-IF = 3.432)
    [ paper ]

  3. U. Demirbaga, Z. Wen*, A. Noor, K. Mitra, K. Alwasel, S. Garg, A. Zomaya, R. Ranjan
    AutoDiagn: An Automated Real-time Diagnosis Framework for Big Data Systems
    IEEE Transactions on Computers [CCF A; Core A*] (SCI-IF = 2.663)
    [ paper ]

  4. J. Phengsuwan, T. Shah, N. B. Thekkummal, Z. Wen, R. Sun, D. Pullarkatt, H. Thirugnanam, M. V. Ramesh, G. Morgan, P. James, R. Ranjan
    Use of Social Media Data in Disaster Management: A Survey
    Future Internet. (SCI-IF = 2.03)
    [ paper ]


  1. Z. Wen, S. Garg, G. S. Aujla, K. Alwasel, D. Puthal, S. Dustdar, A. Y. Zomaya and R. Ranjan
    Running Industrial Workflow Applications in a Software-defined Multi-Cloud Environment using Green Energy Aware Scheduling Algorithm
    IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. (SCI-IF = 10.215)
    [ paper ]

  2. Z. Wen, J. Phengsuwan, N. B. Thekkummal, R. Sun, P. J. Chidananda, T. Shah, P. James and R. Ranjan
    Active Hazard Observation via Human in the Loop Social Media Analytics System
    29TH ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2020) (demo). [CCF B; Core A]
    [ paper ]

  3. S. Luo, H. Li, Z. Wen*, B. Qian, G. Morgan, A. Longo, O. Rana, and R. Ranjan
    Blockchain based Task Offloading in Drone-aided Mobile Edge Computing
    IEEE Network. (SCI-IF = 10.693)
    [ paper ]

  4. B. Qian, J. Su, Z. Wen*, D. N. Jha, Y. Li, Y. Guan, D. Puthal, P. James, R. Yang, A. Y. Zomaya, O. Rana, L. Wang, M. Koutny, R. Ranjan
    Orchestrating the Development Lifecycle of Machine Learning Based IoT Applications: A Survey
    ACM Computing Survey. [Core A*] (SCI-IF = 10.282)
    [ paper ]

  5. Y. Yuan, D. Ma, Z. Wen, Y. Ma, G. Wang and L. Chen
    Efficient Graph Query Processing over Geo-Distributed Datacenters
    43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR'20). [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ]

  6. R. Yang, C. Hu, X. Sun, P. Garraghan, T. Wo , Z. Wen H. Peng, J, Xu, C. Li.
    Performance-aware Speculative Resource Oversubscription for Large-scale Clusters.
    IEEE Transactions On Parallel and Distributed Systems. [CCF A; Core A*] (SCI-IF = 2.687)
    [ paper ]


  1. D.N. Jha, P. Michalk, Z. Wen, P. Watson and R. Ranjan.
    Multi-objective Deployment of Data Analysis Operations in Heterogeneous IoT Infrastructure.
    IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. (SCI-IF = 10.215)
    [ paper ]

  2. K. S. Sahoo*, D. Puthal, M. Tiwary, M. Usman, B. Sahoo, Z. Wen*, B. P. S. Sahoo, R. Ranjan.
    ESMLB: Efficient Switch Migration-based Load Balancing for Multi-Controller SDN in IoT.
    IEEE Internet of Things Journal. (SCI-IF = 9.471)
    [ paper ]

  3. L. Fang, Y. Li, X. Yun, Z. Wen, S. Ji, W. Meng, Z. Cao, Tanveer M.
    THP: A Novel Authentication Scheme to Prevent Multiple Attacks in SDN-based IoT Network.
    IEEE Internet of Things Journal. (SCI-IF = 9.471)
    [ paper ]

  4. D. N. Jha, Z. Wen, Y. Li, M. Nee, M. Koutny and R. Ranjan
    A Cost-efficient Multi-cloud Orchestrator for Benchmarking Containerized Web-applications.
    The 20th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE’19). [CCF C; Core A]
    [ paper ]

  5. D. Puthal, L. T. Yang, S. Dustdar, Z. Wen, S. Jun, A. V Moorsel, and R. Ranjan
    A User Centric Security Solution for Internet of Things and Edge Convergence.
    ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems
    [ paper ]

  6. Z. Wen, T. Lin, R. Yang, S. Ji, R. Ranjan, A. Romanovsky, C. Lin and Jie Xu.
    GA-Par: Dependable Microservice Orchestration Framework for Geo-Distributed Clouds.
    IEEE Transactions On Parallel and Distributed Systems. [CCF A; Core A*](SCI-IF = 2.687)
    [ paper ]

  7. U. Demirbaga, A. Noor, Z. Wen, P. James, K. Mitra and R. Ranjan
    SmartMonit: Real-time Big Data Monitoring System
    The 38th International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2019) (Demo). [CCF B; Core A]
    [ paper ] [ poster ]

  8. D. N. Jha, M. Nee, Z. Wen, A. Y. Zomaya and R. Ranjan
    SmartDBO: Smart Docker Benchmarking Orchestrator for Web-application
    International ACM Conference on World Wide Web (WWW'19) (Demo). [CCF A; Core A*]
    [ paper ] [ poster ]

  9. R. Qasha, Z. Wen, J. Cala and P. Watson.
    Reproducible Workflows in the Cloud: Sharing and Performance Optimization.
    Future Generation Computer Systems. (SCI-IF = 7.187) [Core A]
    [ paper ]

  10. S. Luo, Z. Wen, X. Zhang, W. Xu, A. Y. Zomaya, and R. Ranjan.
    GoSharing: An Incentive Framework for Cooperative Contents Sharing in Mobile Edge Networks.
    Future Generation Computer Systems. (SCI-IF = 7.187) [Core A]
    [ paper ]


  1. R. Yang, Z. Wen, D. Mckee, T. Lin, J. Xu and P. Garraghan
    Fog Orchestration and Simulation for IoT Services
    Book Chapter, Fog and Fogonomics Challenges and Practices of Fog Computing, Networking, Strategy, and Economics, Wiley
    [ paper ][ poster ]

  2. A. Souza, Z. Wen, N Cacho, A. Romanovsky, P. James, R. Ranjan
    Using osmotic services composition to dynamic load balancing of Smart City applications
    11th IEEE International Conference on Service Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA'18). [CCF C; Core C]
    [ paper ]

  3. P. Garraghan, R. Yang, Z. Wen, A. Romanovsky, J. Xu, R. Buyya, R. Ranjan
    Emergent Failures: Rethinking Reliable Cloud Datacenters at Scale.
    IEEE Cloud Computing, 2018. (SCI-IF = 4.393)
    [ paper ]

  4. R. Ranjan, O. Rana, S. Nepal, M. Yousif, P. James, Z. Wen, S. Barr, P. Watson, P. P. Jayaraman,
    D. Georgakopoulos, M.Villari, M. Fazio, S. Garg, R. Buyya, L. Wang, A. Y. Zomaya and S. Dustdar
    The Next Grand Challenges: Integrating the Internet of Things and Data Science.
    IEEE Cloud Computing magazine, 2018. (SCI-IF = 4.393)
    [ paper ]

  5. Z. Wen, D. Quoc, R. Chen, P. Bhatotia and M. Lee
    ApproxIoT: Approximate Analytics for Edge Computing.
    The 38th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'18). (research track)[CCF B; Core A]
    [ website ]


  1. C. Lin, C. Wu, Y. Tian, Z. Wen and S. Ji.
    PBUF: Sharing Buffer to Mitigate Flooding Attacks.
    The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'17). [CCF C; Core B]
    [ paper ]

  2. M. Rovatsos, D. Diochnos, Z. Wen, S. Ceppi, P. Andreadis.
    SmartOrch: Flexible, Adaptive Orchestration for Human-Centric Task Workflows.
    The 32nd ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’17). [CCF C; Core B]

  3. Z. Wen, R. Yang, P. Garraghan, T. Lin, J. Xu, M. Rovatsos.
    Fog orchestration for internet of things services.
    IEEE Internet Computing, 2017. (SCI-IF = 2.341) [Core B].
    [ paper ]

  4. X. Zeng, S. Garg, Z. Wen, P. Strazdins, A. Zomaya, R. Ranjan.
    Cost efficient scheduling of MapReduce applications on public clouds.
    Journal of Computational Science, 2017. (SCI-IF = 3.976).


  1. X. Zeng, S. Garg, Z. Wen, P. Strazdins, L. Wang, R. Ranjan.
    SLA-aware Scheduling of Map-Reduce Applications on Public Clouds.
    The 18th IEEE International Conferences on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC’16). [CCF C; Core B]

  2. C. Lin, C. Wu, M. Huang, Z. Wen, Q. Cheng.
    Adaptive IP Mutation: A Proactive Approach for Defending against Worm Propagation.
    IEEE 35th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems Workshops (SRDSW’16).

  3. D. Adjepon-Yamoah, Z. Wen.
    Assuring Dependable Cloud-Based System Engineering: A Cloud Accountability Method.
    The 12th European Dependable Computing Conference (EDCC).

  4. Z. Wen, R. Qasha, Z. Li, R. Ranjan, P. Watson, A. Romanovsky.
    Dynamically Partitioning Workflow over Federated Clouds For Optimising the Monetary Cost and Handling Run-Time Failures.
    IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. (SCI-IF = 5.938)

  5. S. Luo, Y. Sun, Z. Wen, Y. Ji.
    C2: Truthful incentive mechanism for multiple cooperative tasks in mobile cloud.
    IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'16). [CCF C]

  6. Z. Wen, J. Cala, P. Watson, R. Alexander.
    Cost Effective, Reliable and Secure Workflow Deployment over Federated Clouds.
    IEEE Transactions on Services Computing. (SCI-IF = 8.216) [CCF B; Core A*]

  7. C. Lin, C. Wu, H. Min, Z. Wen, Q. Zheng.
    Performance Evaluation for SDN Deployment: An Approach based on Stochastic Network Calculus.
    IEEE China Communications. (SCI-IF = 2.668)


  1. Z. Wen, J. Cala, P. Watson, A. Romanovsky.
    Cost Effective, Reliable, and Secure Workflow Deployment over Federated Clouds.
    The 8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD’15). [CCF C; Core B]


  1. Z. Wen, J. Cala, P. Watson.
    A scalable method for partitioning workflows with security requirements over federated clouds.
    The 6th IEEE International Conference onCloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom’14). [Core C]


  1. Z. Wen, P. Watson
    Dynamic exception handling for partitioned workflow on federated clouds.
    The 5th IEEE International Conference onCloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom’13). [Core C]