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Bin Liu

Software Engineer
Google
1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA
Email: binliu AT usc DOT edu

Education

Research Interest

Mobile Computing Applications, Advertising Networks, Performance Evaluation of Networked Systems

Publications

(Some papers are downloadable, while others are available per request....)

Conference Papers

  1. Xuan Bao, Bin Liu, Bo Tang, Deguang Kong, Bing Hu, Hongxia Jin,
    "PinPlace: Associate Semantic Meanings with Indoor Locations without Active Fingerprinting," [PDF]
    ACM UBICOMP (Note Submission), Osaka, Japan, Sep 27th-11th, 2015
  2. Na Wang, Bo Zhang, Bin Liu, Hongxia Jin,
    "Investigating Effects of Control and Ads Awareness on Android UsersĄŻ Privacy Behaviors and Perceptions," [PDF]
    ACM MobileHCI, Copenhagen, Denmark, Aug 24th-27th, 2015
  3. Bin Liu, Bin Liu@CMU, Hongxia Jin, and Ramesh Govindan,
    "Efficient Privilege De-Escalation for Ad Libraries in Mobile Apps," [PDF][Slides]
    ACM MobiSys 2015, Florence, Italy, May 18-22, 2015
  4. Shuai Hao, Bin Liu, Suman Nath, William G.J. Halfond, and Ramesh Govindan,
    "PUMA: Programmable UI-Automation for Large-Scale Dynamic Analysis of Mobile Apps," [PDF]
    ACM MobiSys 2014, Bretton Woods, NH, Jun 16-19, 2014
  5. Bin Liu, Suman Nath, Ramesh Govindan, and Jie Liu,
    "DECAF: Detecting and Characterizing Ad Fraud in Mobile Apps," [PDF][Technical Report][Slides]
    USENIX NSDI 2014, Seattle, WA, Apr 2-4, 2014
  6. Bin Liu, Anmol Sheth, Udi Weinsberg, Jaideep Chandrashekar, and Ramesh Govindan,
    "AdReveal: Improving Transparency into Online Targeted Advertising," [PDF]
    ACM HotNets 2013, College Park, MD, Nov 21-22, 2013
  7. Da Cheng, Hsunwei Hsiung, Bin Liu, Jianing Chen, Jia Zeng, Ramesh Govindan, and Sandeep Gupta,
    "A New March Test for Process-Variation Induced Delay Faults in SRAMs," [PDF]
    IEEE Asian Test Symposium, Yilan, Taiwan, Nov 18-21, 2013
  8. Hsunwei Hsiung, Da Cheng, Bin Liu, Ramesh Govindan, and Sandeep Gupta,
    "Interplay of Failure Rate, Perfromance, and Test Cost in TCAM under Process Variations," [PDF]
    IEEE Asian Test Symposium, Yilan, Taiwan, Nov 18-21, 2013
  9. Bin Liu, Hsunwei Hsiung, Da Cheng, Ramesh Govindan, and Sandeep Gupta,
    "Towards Systematic Roadmaps for Networked Systems," [PDF]
    ACM HotNets 2012, Redmond, WA, Oct 29-30, 2012
  10. Jianxia Ning, Shailendra Singh, Konstantinos Pelechrinis, Bin Liu, Srikanth Krishnamurthy, and Ramesh Govindan,
    "Forensic Analysis of Packet Losses in Wireless Networks," [PDF]
    IEEE ICNP 2012, Austin, TX, Oct 30-Nov 2, 2012
  11. Bin Liu, Yurong Jiang, Fei Sha, and Ramesh Govindan,
    "Cloud-Enabled Privacy-Preserving Collaborative Learning for Mobile Sensing," [PDF] [Slides]
    ACM SenSys 2012, Toronto, Canada, Nov 6-9, 2012
  12. Moo-Ryong Ra, Bin Liu, Tom La Porta, and Ramesh Govindan,
    "Medusa: A Programming Framework for Crowd-Sensing Applications," [PDF]
    ACM MobiSys 2012, Low Wood Bay, Lake District, United Kindom, June 25-29, 2012
  13. Bin Liu, Peter Terlecky, Xing Xu, Amotz Bar-Noy, Ramesh Govindan, and Dror Rawitz,
    "Timely Report Delivery in Social Swarming Applications," [PDF]
    IEEE DCOSS 2012, Hangzhou, China, May 16-18, 2012
  14. Bin Liu, Peter Terlecky, Amotz Bar-Noy, Ramesh Govindan, and Michael J. Neely,
    "Optimizing Information Credibility in Social Swarming Applications," [PDF]
    IEEE INFOCOM 2011 mini-conference, Shanghai, China, April 10-15, 2011
  15. Hongkun Yang, Fengyuan Ren, Chuang Lin, and Bin Liu,
    "Energy Efficient Cooperation in Underwater Sensor Networks,"
    IEEE IWQoS 2010, Beijing, China, June 16-18, 2010
  16. Hongkun Yang, Bin Liu, Fengyuan Ren, Hao Wen, and Chuang Lin,
    "Optimization of Energy Efficient Transmission in Underwater Sensor Networks,"
    IEEE Globecom 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Nov 30-Dec 4, 2009
  17. Bin Liu, Fengyuan Ren, Hongkun Yang, and Chuang Lin,
    "Idle Detection Based Optimal Throughput Rate Adaptation in Multi-Rate WLANs,"
    IEEE SECON 2009, Rome, Italy, June 22-26, 2009
  18. Bin Liu, Chuang Lin, Fengyuan Ren, Rongfei Zeng, and Hao Wen,
    "The Redeployment Issue in Underwater Sensor Networks,"
    IEEE Globecom 2008, New Orleans, LA, USA, Nov 30-Dec 4, 2008
  19. Bin Liu, Florent Garcin, Fengyuan Ren, and Chuang Lin,
    "A Study of Forward Error Correction Schemes for Reliable Transport in Underwater Sensor Networks,"
    IEEE SECON 2008, San Francisco, California, USA, June 16-20, 2008
  20. Bin Liu, Hao Wen, Fengyuan Ren, and Chuang Lin,
    "Performance Analysis of Reliable Transport Schemes joint with the Optimal Frequency and Optimal Packet Length in Underwater Sensor Networks,"
    IEEE WoWMoM 2008, New Port Beach, California, June 23-27, 2008
  21. Bin Liu, Fengyuan Ren, Chuang Lin, and Xin Jiang,
    "Performance Analysis of Sleep Scheduling Schemes in Sensor Networks Using Stochastic Petri Net,"
    IEEE ICC 2008, Beijing, China, May 19-23, 2008
  22. Bin Liu, Fengyuan Ren, Chuang Lin, and Ying Ouyang,
    "Performance Analysis of Retransmission and Redundancy Schemes in Sensor Networks,"
    IEEE ICC 2008, Beijing, China, May 19-23, 2008
  23. Jian Qiao, Bin Liu, and Yuefeng Ji,
    "A Novel Routing and Wavelength Assignment Algorithm for Multicast in Optical Grid Networks,"
    SPIE Asia-Pacific Optical Communications (APOC 2007), Wuhan, China, Nov 1-5, 2007
  24. Bin Liu, Chuang Lin, Donghua Ruan, and Xuehai Peng,
    "NetFlow Based Flow Analysis and Monitor,"
    IEEE International Conference on Communication Technology (ICCT 2006), Guiling, China, Nov 27-30, 2006

Journal Papers

  1. Bin Liu, Peter Terlecky, Xing Xu, Amotz Bar-Noy, Ramesh Govindan, and Dror Rawitz,
    "Peer-Assisted Timely Report Delivery in Social Swarming Applications," [PDF]
    IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 13, No. 10, October 2014, pp 5826-5838
  2. Bin Liu, Peter Terlecky, Amotz Bar-Noy, Ramesh Govindan, Michael J. Neely, and Dror Rawitz,
    "Optimizing Information Credibility in Social Swarming Applications," [PDF][Supplemental Material]
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 23, No. 6, June 2012, pp 1147-1158
  3. Hongyang Chen, Bin Liu, Pei Huang, Junli Liang, and Yu Gu,
    "Mobility-Assisted Node Localization Based on TOA Measurements Without Time Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks," [PDF]
    ACM/springer mobile networks and applications, Vol. 17, No. 1, February 2012, pp 90-99
  4. Bin Liu, Hongyang Chen, Ziguo Zhong, and H. Vincent Poor,
    "Asymmetrical Round Trip Based Synchronization-free Localization in Large-scale Underwater Sensor Networks," [PDF]
    IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 9, Issue 11, November 2010, pp 3532-3542
  5. Bin Liu, Fengyuan Ren, Junyang Shen, and Hongyang Chen,
    "Advanced Self-Correcting Time Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks," [PDF]
    IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 14, No. 4, April 2010, pp 309-311
  6. Bin Liu, Hongyang Chen, Xianfu Lei, Fengyuan Ren, and Kaoru Sezaki,
    "Internode Distance-Based Redundancy Reliable Transport in Underwater Sensor Networks,"
    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Vol. 2010, Special Issue on Theoretical and Algorithmic Foundations of Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
  7. Bin Liu, Chuang Lin, Jian Qiao, Jianping He, and Peter Ungsunan,
    "A NetFlow based flow analysis and monitoring system in enterprise networks,"
    Computer Networks, Vol. 52, No. 5, April 2008, pp 1074-1092

Internship

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