Fen HOU  侯芬
Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications | Working Experience | Award and Honor | Teaching | Research | Professional Activities | Selected Publications | Contact Details

Academic Qualifications
Working Experience

Academic Work Experience

Industrial Work Experience


Award and Honor

Honors and Awards


Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses


Research

Research Interests

Recent Research Projects

Internal Grants funded by University of Macau

External Grants


Professional Activities
Selected Publications

Journal Papers

[J24]

Fei Sun, Fen Hou, Haibao Zhou, Bo Liu, Jiacheng Chen, and Gui Lin, “Equilibriums in the mobile virtual network operator oriented data offloading”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.

[J23]

Zhou Su, Qichao Xu, Fen Hou, Qing Yang, and Qifan Qi, “Edge caching for layered video contents in mobile social networks,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, to appear

[J22]

Jun Huang, Cong cong Xing, Sung Shin, Fen Hou, and Ching-Hsien Hsu, “Optimizing M2M communications and quality of services in the IoT for sustainable smart cities,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing. To appear.

[J21]

Jingyi, Sun, Yingying Pei, Fen Hou, and Shaodan Ma, “Reputation-aware Incentive Mechanism for Participatory Sensing”, IET Communications, to appear.

[J20]

Man Hon Cheung, Fen Hou, Jianwei Huang, Richard Southwell, “Congestion-aware distributed network selection for integrated cellular and Wi-Fi Networks”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), pp. 1269-1281, vol. 35, no. 6, June 2017.

[J19]

Yichao Chen, Shibo He, Fen Hou, Zhiguo Shi, and Jiming Chen, “Promoting Device-to-Device Communication in Cellular Networks by Contract-based Incentive Mechanisms,” IEEE Network, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 14-20, 2017.

[J18]

Fei Sun, Bo Liu, Fen Hou, Haibo Zhou, Jiacheng Chen, Yun Rui, Lin Gui, “A QoE Centric Distributed Caching Approach for Vehicular Video Streaming in Cellular Networks,” Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol.16, issue 12, pp. 1612-1624, Aug. 2016. 

[J17]

Jianping He, Lingjie Duan, Fen Hou, Peng Cheng, and Jiming Chen, “Multi-period Scheduling for Wireless Sensor Networks: A Distributed Consensus Approach”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 7, April 2015.

[J16]

Ruilong Deng, Zaiyue Yang, Fen Hou, Mo-Yuen Chow, and Jiming Chen, “Distributed Real-time Demand Response in Multiseller Multibuyer Distribution Grid”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 5, Sept. 2015.

[J15]

Haibo Zhou, Bo Liu, Fen Hou, Ning Zhang, Lin Gui, Jiacheng Chen, and Xuemin Shen, “Database-assisted Dynamic Spectrum Access with QoS Guarantees: a Double-Phase Auction Approach”, China Communications, pp. 66-77, January 2015.

[J14]

Yichao Chen, Shibo He, Fen Hou, Zhiguo Shi, and Xu Chen, “Optimal User-centric Relay Assisted Device-to-Device Communications: An Auction Approach”, IET Communications, vol. 9, issue 3, pp. 386-395, 2015.

[J13]

Haibo Zhou, Bo Liu, Fen Hou, Hao Luan, Ning Zhang, Lin Gui,Quan Yu, Xuemin Shen, “Spatial Coordinated Medium Sharing: optimal access control management in Drive-Thru Internet,” IEEE Trans. On Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 2673-2686, Oct. 2015.

[J12]

Haibo Zhou, Bo Liu, T. Luan, F. Hou, Lin Gui, and Xuemin Shen, “Chaincluster: engineering a cooperative content distribution framework for highway vehicular communications," IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 15, no. 6, Dec. 2014.

[J11]

Dawei Liu, Bin Sheng, Fen Hou, Weixiong Rao, and Hongli Liu, "From wireless positioning to mobile positioning: an overview of recent advances," IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 1249-1259, Dec. 2014.

[J10]

Man Hon Cheung, Fen Hou, Vincent Wong, and Jianwei Huang, “DORA: dynamic optimal random access for vehicle-to-roadside communications,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 792-803, May 2012.

[J9]

Fen Hou, Lin x. Cai, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Jianwei Huang, “Asynchronous multichannel MAC design with difference set based hopping sequences,” IEEE Trans. on Vehicle Technology, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 1728 - 1739, May 2011.

[J8]

James She, Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and Basem Shihada, “MAC-layer active dropping for real-time video streaming in broadband wireless access/4G networks,” IEEE System Journal, vol. 40, no. 4, Dec. 2010.

[J7]

Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “An efficient scheduling scheme with diverse traffic demands in IEEE 802.16 networks,” Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 959-971, July 2010.

[J6]

Fen Hou, James She, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “Performance analysis of the cumulative ARQ in IEEE 802.16 networks,” ACM Wireless Networks, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 559-572, Feb. 2010.

[J5]

Fen Hou, Lin.X. Cai, Pin-Han Ho, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Junshan Zhang, “A cooperative multicast scheduling scheme for supporting multimedia services over IEEE 802.16 networks,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Commun., vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1508-1519, March 2009.

[J4]

Fen Hou, James She, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “A flexible resource allocation and scheduling framework for non-real-time polling service in IEEE 802.16 networks,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Commun., vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 766-775, Feb. 2009.

[J3]

Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “An efficient delay constrained scheduling scheme for IEEE 802.16 networks,” ACM Wireless Networks, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 831-844, Oct. 2009.

[J2]

James She, Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and Liangliang Xie, “IPTV over WiMAX: key success factors, challenges, solutions,” IEEE Commun. Magazine, vol. 45, no. 8, pp. 87-93, Aug. 2007.

[J1]

Fen. Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “A novel differentiated retransmission scheme for MPEG video streaming over wireless links,” Int. J. Wireless and Mobile Computing, vol. 1, nos 3/4, pp. 260-267, Feb. 2006.

Conference Papers

[C34]

Yanguang zhang, Fen Hou, Lin X. Cai, and Jun Huang, “QoS-based Incentive Mechanism for Mobile Data Offloading,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Singapore, 4-8, Dec. 2017.

[C33]

Cuoxiang Li, Hangguan Shan, Aiping Huang, Lin X. Cai, and Fen Hou, “Capacity analysis of delay-sensitive traffic over LTE Networks in unlicensed spectrum,”, in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLobecom),  Singapore, 4-8, Dec. 2017.

[C32]

Danhui Yao, Lin Gui, Fen Hou, Fei Sun, Daihui Mo, and Hangguan Shan, “Load Balancing Oriented Computing Offloading in Mobile Cloudlet,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Hilton Toronto, 24–27 September 2017, Toronto, Canada,

[C31]

Mon Hon Cheung, Fen Hou, Jianwei Huang, “Make a difference: diversity-driven social mobile crowdsensing”, in Proc. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Atlanta, USA, 1-4 May 2017.

[C30]

Jingyi Sun, Fen Hou, Shaodan Ma, and Hangguan Shan, “Social-aware incentive mechanism for participatory sensing”, in proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Washington, DC, USA, Dec. 4-8 2016,

[C29]

Yifan Ma, Fen Hou, Shaodan Ma, and Dawei Liu, “Dynamic sensor selection in heterogeneous sensor network”, in Proc. IEEE 83rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2016-Spring), Nanjing, China, May 2016.

[C28]

Zheng Shi, Shaodan Ma, Fen Hou, Kam Weng Tam, and Yik-Chung Wu, “Optimal power allocation for HARQ schemes over time-correlated Nakagami-m fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS)-Invited paper, Shenzhen, China, 14-16 Dec. 2016.

[C27]

Fei Sun, Bo Liu, Fen Hou, Haibo Zhou, Lin Gui and Jiacheng Chen, “Cournot Equilibrium in the mobile virtual network operator oriented oligopoly offloading market,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Malaysia, June 2016.

[C26]

Zheng Shi, Shaodan Ma, Fen Hou, and Kam Weng Tam, “Analysis on full full duplex amplify-and-forward relay networks under Nakagami fading channels”, in proc. Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), San Diego, USA, Dec. 2015.

[C25]

Man Hon Cheung, Richard Southwell, Fen Hou, and Jianwei Huang, “Distributed time-sensitive task selection in mobile crowdsensing”, in proc. ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Hangzhou, China, June 2015.

[C24]

Jingyi Sun, Fen Hou, and Shaodan Ma, “Reputation-aware incentive mechanism for participatory sensing”, in Proc. IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), Shenzheng, China, Nov. 2015.

[C23]

Lin Gao, Fen Hou, and Jianwei Huang, “Providing long-term participation incentive in participatory sensing”, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Hong Kong, April 2015.

[C22]

Haibo Zhou, Bo Liu, Fen Hou, Ning Zhang, Liu Gui, Jiacheng Chen, and Xuemin(Sherman) Shen,” A QoS supported spectrum allocation scheme for database-assisted secondary access networks, in Proc. IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), Shanghai, China, Oct. 2014.

[C21]

Man Hon Cheung, Fen Hou, and Jianwei Huang, “Participation and reporting in participatory sensing," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Tunisia, May 2014.

[C20]

Fou Hou, Zhoufu Chen, Jianwei Huang, Zu Li, and Aggelos K. katsaggelos, “Multimedia Multicast Service Provisioning in Cognitive Radio Networks," in Proc. the International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Italy, July 2013.

[C19]

Lok Man Law, Fen Hou, and Jianwei Huang Partial Cooperation for Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Network. In Proc. IEEE Int. Workshop on Resource Allocation and Cooperation in Wireless Networks (RAWNET), 2012.

[C18]

Rita Tan Sam Tse, Dawei Liu, Fen Hou, and Giovanni Pau, “Bridging vehicle sensor network with social network”, in Proc. IET Int. Conf. on Communication Technology and Application (ICCTA), Beijing, Oct. 2011.

[C17]

Man Hon Cheung, Fen Hou, Vincent Wong, and Jianwei Huang, “Dynamic optimal random access for vehicle-to-roadside communications,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Commun. (ICC), Japan, June, 2011.

[C16]

Fen Hou and Jianwei Huang, “Dynamic channel selection in cognitive radio network with channel heterogeneity,” in Proc. IEEE Global Commun. Conf. (GLOBECOM), USA, Dec. 2010

[C15]

Fen Hou and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “An adaptive forwarding scheme for message delivery over delay tolerant networks,” in Proc. IEEE Global Commun. Conf. (GLOBECOM), USA, Nov. 2009.

[C14]

Fen Hou, Lin X. Cai, James She, Pin-Han Ho, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Junshan Zhang, “Cooperative multicast scheduling scheme for IPTV over IEEE 802.16 networks,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Commun. (ICC), Beijing, China, May 2008.

[C13]

Fen Hou, James She, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “Performance analysis of weighted proportional fairness scheduling in IEEE 802.16 networks,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Commun. (ICC), Beijing, China, May 2008.

[C12]

James She, Xiang Yu, Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and En-hui Yang, “A framework of cross-layer superposition coded multicast for robust IPTV services over WiMAX,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Commun. and Networking Conf. (WCNC), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 2008.

[C11]

Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and An-Yi Chen “QoS scheduling in 802.16 networks,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Commun. and Networking Conf. (WCNC), Hongkong, China, March 2007.

[C10]

Fen Hou, James She, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “Performance analysis on ARQ with opportunistic Scheduling in IEEE 802.16 networks,” in Proc. IEEE Global Commun. Conf. (GLOBECOM), Washington D.C. USA, Nov. 2007.

[C9]

Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, Jun Cai, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Chih-Chiang Hsieh, and An-Yi Chen, “A novel distributed connection admission control scheme for IEEE 802.16 networks,” in Proc. ACM Int. Sym. on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM), Crete, Oct. 2007.

[C8]

James She, Fen Hou, and Pin-Han Ho, “An application-driven MAC layer buffer management with active dropping for real-time video streaming in 802.16 networks,” in Proc. IEEE 21th Int. Conf. on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Canada, May 2007.

[C7]

Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “Performance analysis of a reservation-based admission control scheme in 802.16 networks,” in Proc. IEEE Global Commun. Conf. (GLOBECOM), Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 2006.

[C6]

Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “Performance evaluation for unsolicited grant service flows in 802.16 networks,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Wireless Commun. and Mobile Computing Conf. (IWCMC), Vancouver, Canada, July 2006.

[C5]

Pin-Han Ho, Yin Wang, Fen Hou, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, “Performance analysis of novel two-step vertical handoff scheme with micro-mobility prediction,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Broadband Commun., Networking, and Systems (BROADNETS), San Jose, California, USA, Oct. 2006.

[C4]

Basem Shihada, Pin-Han Ho, Fen Hou, and Xiaohong Jiang, et. al., “BGAIMD: a responsive rate control for TCP over optical burst switched (OBS) networks,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Commun. (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006.

[C3]

Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Yongbing Zhang “Performance analysis of differentiated ARQ scheme for video transmission over wireless networks,” in Proc. ACM Wireless Multimedia Networking and Performance Modeling (WMuNeP), Montreal, Canada, Oct. 2005.

[C2]

Fen Hou and Xianghua Zhu “Analysis on Blocking Probability of an improved Batcher-Banyan network,” in Proc. Future Telecommunication Conf., Beijing, China, Sept. 2001.

[C1]

Fen Hou, Dongfeng Zhao, and Dadong Wang “Performance Analysis on ABR and VBR traffic in ATM networks,” in Proc. QD-HK Int. Computer Conf., Qingdao, China, Oct. 1999.



Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-3051
Telephone: (853) 8822-8548
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