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  1. Yuan Wang, Hangyu Mao, and Zhen Xiao. Identifying Influential Users’ Professions via the Microblogs They Forward Proc. of the SocInf Workshop on IJCAI 2017, August 2017.
  2. Shiru Ren, Le Tan, Chunqi Li, Zhen Xiao, and Weijia Song. Leveraging Hardware-Assisted Virtualization for Deterministic Replay on Commodity Multi-Core Processors IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC).
  3. Chao Ma, Yuze Liao, Yuan Wang, and Zhen Xiao. F2M: Scalable Field-Aware Factorization Machines Proc. of the MLSys on NIPS 2016, December 2016.
  4. Yang Xiao, Yuan Wang, Hangyu Mao, and Zhen Xiao. Predicting Restaurant Consumption Level through Social Media Footprints Proc. of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016), December 2016.
  5. Yuan Wang, Yang Xiao, Chao Ma, and Zhen Xiao. Improving Users' Demographic Prediction via the Videos They Talk about Proc. of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP’16), November 2016.
  6. Weijia Song, Theo Gkountouvas, Ken Birman, Qi Chen, and Zhen Xiao. The Freeze-Frame File System Proc. of the ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC'16), October 2016.
  7. Qi Chen, Jinyu Yao, Benchao Li, and Zhen Xiao. PISCES: Optimizing Multi-job Application Execution in MapReduce IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), August 2016.
  8. Shiru Ren, Le Tan, Chunqi Li, Zhen Xiao, and Weijia Song. Samsara: Efficient Deterministic Replay in Multiprocessor Environments with Hardware Virtualization Extensions Proc. of the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC 2016), June 2016.
  9. Chao Ma, Yan Ni, and Zhen Xiao. Brook: An Easy and Efficient Framework for Distributed Machine Learning Proc. of the LearningSys Workshop on NIPS 2015, December 2015.
  10. Qi Chen, Jinyu Yao, and Zhen Xiao. LIBRA: Lightweight Data Skew Mitigation in MapReduce IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), September 2015.
  11. Shiru Ren, Chunqi Li, Le Tan, and Zhen Xiao. Samsara: Efficient Deterministic Replay with Hardware Virtualization Extensions Proc. of the ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys 2015), July 2015.
  12. Chien-Chin Huang, Qi Chen, Zhaoguo Wang, Russell Power, Jorge Ortiz, Jinyang Li, and Zhen Xiao. Spartan: A Distributed Array Framework with Smart Tiling Proc. of the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC 2015), July 2015.
  13. Weijia Song, Zhen Xiao, Qi Chen, and Haipeng Luo. Adaptive Resource Provisioning for the Cloud Using Online Bin Packing IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), November 2014.
  14. Yang Xiao, Wayne Xin Zhao, Kun Wang, and Zhen Xiao. Knowledge Sharing via Social Login: Exploiting Microblogging Service for Warming up Social Question Answering Web sites Proc. of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2014), August 2014.
  15. Qi Chen, Yisheng Liao, Christopher Mitchell, Jinyang Li, and Zhen Xiao. Building Scalable Multimedia Search Engine Using Infiniband Proc. of the USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud), June 2014.
  16. Zhen Xiao, Qi Chen, and Haipeng Luo. Automatic Scaling of Internet Applications for Cloud Computing Services IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), May 2014.
  17. Qi Chen, Cheng Liu, and Zhen Xiao. Improving MapReduce Performance Using Smart Speculative Execution Strategy IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), April 2014.
  18. Zhen Xiao, Weijia Song, and Qi Chen. Dynamic Resource Allocation using Virtual Machines for Cloud Computing Environment IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), June 2013.
  19. Weijia Song and Zhen Xiao. An Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud: On-Demand Resource Provisioning. Invited book chapter in Principles, Methodologies, and Service-Oriented Approaches for Cloud Computing (pp. 301-323). Hershey, PA: Business Science Reference.
  20. Jun Zhu, Zhefu Jiang, Zhen Xiao, and Xiaoming Li. Optimizing the Performance of Virtual Machine Synchronization for Fault Tolerance IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), December 2011.
  21. 宋维佳,马皓,肖臻等. 虚拟化数据中心资源调度研究,《广西大学学报:自然科学版》, 2011, A01:329-334
  22. Wu Yu, Yang Zhi, Qu Zhi, Xiao Zhen and Dai YaFei. User-experience-based availability analysis model and its application in P2P storage systems SCIENCE CHINA: Information Sciences, August 2011, Vol. 54 No. 8: 1585-1595.
    吴俣,杨智,曲直,肖臻,代亚非等. P2P存储系统中基于用户体验的可用性模型,《中国科学:信息科学》, 2011年8月
  23. Jun Zhu, Zhefu Jiang, and Zhen Xiao. Twinkle: A Fast Resource Provisioning Mechanism for Internet Services Proc. of IEEE Infocom, April 2011.
  24. Jun Zhu, Wei Dong, Zhefu Jiang, Xiaogang Shi, Zhen Xiao, and Xiaoming Li. Improving the Performance of Hypervisor-Based Fault Tolerance Proc. of the International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2010), April 2010.
  25. Zhen Xiao. Cloud computing and virtualization (in Chinese) Communications of CCF (China Computer Federation), October 2009.
    肖臻, “云计算与虚拟化”,《中国计算机学会通讯》, 2009年10月
  26. Zhi Yang, Yafei Dai, and Zhen Xiao. Exploring the Cost-Availability Tradeoff in P2P Storage Systems Proc. of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2009), September 2009.
  27. Yih-Farn Chen, Yennun Huang, Rittwik Jana, Hongbo Jiang, Michael Rabinovich, Bin Wei, and Zhen Xiao. Towards Capacity and Profit Optimization of Video-on-Demand Services in a Peer-Assisted IPTV Platform Multimedia Systems Journal, Springer Berlin, Volume 15, Number 1, pages 1-15, February 2009.
  28. Lei Guo, Enhua Tan, Songqing Chen, Zhen Xiao, and Xiaodong Zhang. The Stretched Exponential Distribution of Internet Media Access Patterns Proc. of the ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC 2008), August 2008.
  29. Zhen Xiao and Fan Ye. "New Insights on Internet Streaming and IPTV". Proc. of the ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR 2008), July 2008.
  30. Guanhua Yan, Zhen Xiao, and Stephan Eidenbenz. Catching Instant Messaging Worms with Change-Point Detection Techniques Proc. of the USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET '08), April 2008.
  31. Zhen Xiao, Lei Guo, and John Tracey. Understanding Instant Messaging Traffic Characteristics Proc. of the 27th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'07), June 2007.
  32. Yih-Farn Chen, Yennun Huang, Rittwik Jana, Hongbo Jiang, Michael Rabinovich, Bin Wei, and Zhen Xiao. When is P2P technology beneficial to IPTV services? Proc. of the 17th International workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio & Video (NOSSDAV'07), June 2007. Best Paper Award
  33. Lei Guo, Enhua Tan, Songqing Chen, Zhen Xiao, and Xiaodong Zhang. Does Internet Media Traffic Really Follow Zipf-like Distribution? Proc. of ACM SIGMETRICS (Extended Abstract), June 2007.
  34. Lei Guo, Songqing Chen, Zhen Xiao, Enhua Tan, Xiaoning Ding, and Xiaodong Zhang. A Performance Study of BitTorrent-like Peer-to-Peer Systems IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (JSAC), Special Issue on Peer-to-Peer Communications and Applications, Vol 25, No. 1, January 2007.
  35. Yennun Huang, Yih-Farn Chen, Rittwik Jana, Hongbo Jiang, Michael Rabinovich, Amy Reibman, Bin Wei, and Zhen Xiao. Capacity Analysis of MediaGrid: a P2P IPTV Platform for Fiber to the Node (FTTN) Networks IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (JSAC), Special Issue on Peer-to-Peer Communications and Applications, Vol 25, No. 1, January 2007.
  36. Leeann Bent, Michael Rabinovich, Geoffrey M. Voelker, and Zhen Xiao. Characterization of a Large Web Site Population with Implications for Content Delivery World Wide Web Journal, Springer Netherlands, Volume 9, Number 4, pages 505-536, December 2006.
    A preliminary version of this paper appears in WWW'04.
  37. Lei Guo, Enhua Tan, Songqing Chen, Zhen Xiao, Oliver Spatscheck, and Xiaodong Zhang. Delving into Internet Streaming Media Delivery: A Quality and Resource Utilization Perspective Proc. of ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC'06), October 2006.
  38. Yennun Huang, Yih-Farn Chen, Rittwik Jana, Bin Wei, Michael Rabinovich, and Zhen Xiao. Challenges of P2P Streaming Technologies for IPTV Services Proc. of the International Workshop on Internet Protocol TV Services over World Wide Web, May 2006.
  39. Lei Guo, Songqing Chen, Zhen Xiao, Enhua Tan, Xiaoning Ding, and Xiaodong Zhang. Measurements, Analysis, and Modeling of BitTorrent-like Systems. Proc. of ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC'05), October 2005.
  40. Lei Guo, Songqing Chen, Zhen Xiao, and Xiaodong Zhang. DISC: Dynamic Interleaved Segment Caching for Interactive Streaming. Proc. of the 25th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'05), June 2005.
  41. Lei Guo, Songqing Chen, Zhen Xiao, and Xiaodong Zhang. Analysis of Multimedia Workloads with Implications for Internet Streaming. Proc. of the 14th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'05), May 2005.
  42. Claudia Canali, Michael Rabinovich, and Zhen Xiao. "Utility Computing for Internet Applications". Invited book chapter in Web Content Delivery, Springer-Verlag, 2005, ISBN:0-387-24356-9.
  43. Christof Fetzer and Zhen Xiao. "Automatic Testing of Errors and Vulnerabilities in Software Components". Invited book chapter in Testing Commercial-off-the-shelf Components and Systems, Springer-Verlag, January 2005.
  44. Leeann Bent, Michael Rabinovich, Geoffrey M. Voelker, and Zhen Xiao. Towards Informed Web Content Delivery. Proc. of the Ninth International Workshop on Web Content Caching and Distribution (WCW'04), October 2004.
  45. Leeann Bent, Michael Rabinovich, Geoffrey M. Voelker, and Zhen Xiao. Characterization of a Large Web Site Population with Implications for Content Delivery . Proc. of the 13th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'04), May 2004. Best Student Paper Award
  46. Michael Rabinovich, Zhen Xiao, and Amit Aggarwal. Computing on the Edge: A Platform for Replicating Internet Applications. Proc. of the Eighth International Workshop on Web Content Caching and Distribution (WCW'03), September 2003.
  47. Christof Fetzer and Zhen Xiao. "HEALERS: A Toolkit for Enhancing the Robustness and Security of Existing Applications". In Proc. of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (Practical Experience and Demonstrations) (DSN'03), June 2003.
  48. Michael Rabinovich, Zhen Xiao, Fred Douglis, and Chuck Kalmanek. Moving Edge Side Includes to the Real Edge -- the Clients. Proc. of the 4th USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems (USITS'03), March 2003.
  49. Christof Fetzer and Zhen Xiao. A Flexible Generator Architecture for Improving Software Dependability. Proc. of the 13th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE'02), November 2002.
  50. Jennifer Rexford, Jia Wang, Zhen Xiao, and Yin Zhang. BGP Routing Stability of Popular Destinations. Proc. of ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Workshop (Extended Abstract), November 2002.
  51. Christof Fetzer and Zhen Xiao. An Automated Approach to Increasing the Robustness of C Libraries. Proc. of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN'02), June 2002.
  52. Zhen Xiao, Kenneth P. Birman, and Robbert van Renesse. Optimizing Buffer Management for Reliable Multicast. Proc. of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN'02), June 2002.
  53. Pradnya Karbhari, Michael Rabinovich, Zhen Xiao, and Fred Douglis. ACDN: A Content Delivery Network for Applications. Proc. of ACM SIGMOD (Project demo), June 2002.
  54. Christof Fetzer and Zhen Xiao. Detecting Heap Smashing Attacks Through Fault Containment Wrappers. Proc. of the 20th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS'01), October 2001.
  55. Zhen Xiao and Kenneth P. Birman. A Randomized Error Recovery Algorithm for Reliable Multicast. Proc. of IEEE Infocom, April 2001.
  56. Zhen Xiao and Kenneth P. Birman. "Providing Efficient, Robust Error Recovery Through Randomization". In Proc. of the International Workshop on Applied Reliable Group Communication (Jointly held with the 21st International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'01)), April 2001.
  57. Zhen Xiao Efficient Error Recovery for Reliable Multicast. Ph.D. Dissertation, Cornell University, January 2001.
  58. Oznur Ozkasap, Robbert van Renesse, Kenneth P. Birman, and Zhen Xiao. "Efficient Buffering in Reliable Multicast Protocols". In Proc. of the International Workshop on Networked Group Communication (NGC'99), November 1999.
  59. Kenneth P. Birman, Mark Hayden, Oznur Ozkasap, Zhen Xiao, Mihai Budiu, and Yaron Minsky. Bimodal Multicast. ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), May 1999.