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Research Staff Member - Distributed Cognitive Systems
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  IEEE


Ph.D. Thesis

Liang Ma, "Identifiability of Link Metrics in Communication Networks: Theory and Algorithm Designs," Imperial College London, UK, May, 2014.

 

Journal & Magazine Papers

  1. Ting He, Athanasios Gkelias, Liang Ma, Kin K Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Robust and Efficient Monitor Placement for Network Tomography in Dynamic Networks," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 25, issue 3, 2017. 

  2. Athanasios Gkelias, Ting He, Liang Ma, Kin K Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Network Tomography: Synoptic Review and Recent Advances," submitted to IEEE Communications Magazine, June 2016. 

  3. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, and Kin K. Leung, "Network Capability in Localizing Node Failures via End-to-end Path Measurements," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-17, 2016.
  4. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, and Kin K. Leung, "On Optimal Monitor Placement for Localizing Node Failures via Network Tomography," Performance Evaluation, vol. 91, pp. 16-37, Sept 2015.

  5. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Inferring Link Metrics from End-to-end Path Measurements: Identifiability and Monitor Placement," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 1351-1368, Aug 2014.

 

Conference Papers

  1. Liang Ma, Mudhakar Srivatsa, Derya Cansever, Xifeng Yan, Sue Kase, and Michelle Vanni, "Decentralized Search in Expert Networks: Generic Models and Performance Bounds," Proc. of IEEE ICNP, 2016, Singapore.
  2. Liang Ma, Mudhakar Srivatsa, Derya Cansever, Xifeng Yan, Sue Kase, and Michelle Vanni, "Query Answering Efficiency in Expert Networks Under Decentralized Search," Proc. of ACM CIKM, 2016, Indianapolis, USA.

  3. Liang Ma, Mudhakar Srivatsa, Derya Cansever, Xifeng Yan, Sue Kase, and Michelle Vanni, "On the Efficiency of Decentralized Search in Expert Networks," Proc. of IEEE ICDCS, 2016, Nara, Japan (short paper).

  4. Ting He, Novella Bartolini, Hana Khamfroush, InJung Kim, Liang Ma, and Tom La Porta, "Service Placement for Detecting and Localizing Failures Using End-to-End Observations," Proc. of IEEE ICDCS, 2016, Nara, Japan.
  5. Ting He, Liang Ma, Athanasios Gkelias, Kin K Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Robust Monitor Placement for Network Tomography in Dynamic Networks", Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, 2016, San Francisco, USA.

  6. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, and Kin K. Leung, "On Optimal Monitor Placement for Localizing Node Failures via Network Tomography," Proc. of IFIP WG 7.3 Performance, 2015, Sydney, Australia.

  7. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, Kin K. Leung, and Jessica Lowe, "Node Failure Localization via Network Tomography," Proc. of ACM IMC, 2014, Vancouver, Canada.
  8. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Monitor Placement for Maximal Identifiability in Network Tomography," Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, 2014, Toronto, Canada.

  9. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Identifiability of Link Metrics Based on End-to-end Path Measurements," Proc. of ACM IMC, 2013, Barcelona, Spain. (Best Paper Award Nominee)

  10. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Link Identifiability in Communication Networks with Two Monitors," Proc. of IEEE Globecom, 2013, Atlanta, U.S.

  11. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Don Towsley, and Ananthram Swami, "Efficient Identification of Additive Link Metrics via Network Tomography," Proc. of IEEE ICDCS, 2013, Philadelphia, U.S. (Best Paper Award)

  12. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Kang-won Lee, and Kin K. Leung, "Switch-and-Navigate: Controlling Data Ferry Mobility for Delay-Bounded Messages," Proc. of IEEE MILCOM, 2011, Baltimore, US.

  13. Liang Ma, Tianyi Xing, Xiaoli Wang, and Junde Song, "IEEE 802.11b-based Access Scheme with Coordinated Sleeping for Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of IEEE PIMRC, 2009, Tokyo, Japan.

  14. Tao Han, Liang Ma, and Yuan'an Liu, "Waiting-Line Auction for Wi-Fi Pricing," Proc. of ACM CoNEXT Student Workshop, 2008, Madrid, Spain.

  15. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, and Kin K. Leung, "Optimal Monitor Placement for Node Failure Localization in Communication Networks," Proc. of Annual Fall Meeting of International Technology Alliance, 2015, Maryland, US.

  16. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, Kin K. Leung, and Jessica Lowe, "Node Failure Localization in Communication Networks via Network Tomography," Proc. of Annual Fall Meeting of International Technology Alliance, 2014, Cardiff, UK.

  17. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Monitor Placement for Maximizing Network Identifiability via End-to-end Path Measurements," Proc. of Annual Fall Meeting of International Technology Alliance, 2014, Cardiff, UK.

  18. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Don Towsley, and Ananthram Swami, "Efficient Identification of Additive Link Metrics via Network Tomography," Proc. of Annual Fall Meeting of International Technology Alliance, 2013, New York, US. (Best Student Paper)

  19. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Link Identifiability in Communication Networks with Two Monitors," Proc. of Annual Fall Meeting of International Technology Alliance, 2013, New York, US.

  20. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Don Towsley, and Ananthram Swami, "Topological Constraints on Identifying Additive Link Metrics via End-to-end Paths Measurements," Proc. of The Annual Conference of The International Technology Alliance (ACITA) 2012, Southampton, UK.

  21. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Kang-won Lee, and Kin K. Leung, "Hierarchical Mobility Control for Data Ferries under Constrained Message Delays," Proc. of The Annual Conference of The International Technology Alliance (ACITA) 2011, Maryland, US.

 

Technical Reports

  1. Liang Ma, "Influence Maximization Under Generic Threshold-based Non-submodular Model," IBM Technical Report, Oct, 2017.
  2. Liang Ma, "Query Routing via Decentralized Search," IBM Technical Report, Jul, 2016.

  3. Ting He, Novella Bartolini, Hana Khamfroush, InJung Kim, Liang Ma, and Tom La Porta, "Service Placement for Detecting and Localizing Failures Using End-to-End Observations," IBM Research Report, Dec, 2015.
  4. Ting He, Liang Ma, Athanasios Gkelias, Kin K Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Robust Monitor Placement for Network Tomography in Dynamic Networks," IBM Research Report, Jul, 2015.

  5. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, and Kin K. Leung, "Node Failure Localization: Theorem Proof," IBM Technical Report, Apr, 2015.
  6. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, and Kin K. Leung, "Failure Localization Capability: Theorem Proof and Evaluation," IBM Technical Report, Mar, 2015.

  7. Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley, Kin K. Leung, and Jessica Lowe, "Fundamental Theories in Node Failure Localization," Technical Report, Imperial College, London, UK, Jul, 2014.
  8. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Link Identifiability with Two Monitors: Auxiliary Algorithms and Proof of Selected Theorems," Technical Report, Imperial College, London, UK, Aug, 2013.

  9. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Partial Network Identifiability: Theorem Proof and Evaluation," Technical Report, Imperial College, London, UK, Jul, 2013.

  10. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Link Identifiability with Two Monitors: Proof of Selected Theorems," Technical Report, Imperial College, London, UK, Feb., 2013.

  11. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Don Towsley, and Ananthram Swami, "Efficient Identification of Additive Link Metrics: Theorem Proof and Evaluations," Technical Report, Imperial College, London, UK, Nov, 2012.

  12. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Ananthram Swami, and Don Towsley, "Identification of Additive Link Metrics: Proof of Selected Theorems," Technical Report, Imperial College, London, UK, Jul, 2012.

  13. Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K. Leung, Don Towsley, and Ananthram Swami, "Additive Link Metrics Identification: Proof of Selected Lemmas and Propositions," Technical Report, Imperial College, London, UK, May, 2012.