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Ting He

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering

W334 Westgate Building

tzh58@psu.edu

814-865-1265

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

Statistical inference, information theory, control theory, online learning, and graph theory

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Computer Science, Peking University, 2003
  • Ph D, Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 2007

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ting He, E N Ciftcioglu, S Wang and K S Chan, 2017, "Location Privacy in Mobile Edge Clouds: A Chaff-based Approach", IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Emerging Technologies in Software-driven Communication 2017, 35, (11), pp. 2625-2636
  • Ting He, 2017, "Distributed Link Anomaly Detection via Partial Network Tomography", ACM Performance Evaluation Review, PER, special issue for IFIP Performance 2017, pp. 14
  • Diman Tootaghaj, Ting He and Tom La Porta, 2017, "Parsimonious Tomography: Optimizing Cost-Identifiability Trade-off for Probing-based Network Monitoring", ACM Performance Evaluation Review, PER, special issue for IFIP Performance 2017, pp. 14
  • Ting He, Athanasios Gkelias, Liang Ma, Kin K Leung, Ananthram Swami and Don Towsley, 2017, "Robust and Efficient Monitor Placement for Network Tomography in Dynamic Networks", IEEE-ACM Transactions on Networking, 25, (3), pp. 1732-1745
  • Mostafa Dehghan, Bo Jiang, Anand Seetharam, Ting He, Theodoros Salonidis, Jim Kurose, Don Towsley and Ramesh Sitaraman, 2017, "On the Complexity of Optimal Request Routing and Content Caching in Heterogeneous Cache Networks", IEEE-ACM Transactions on Networking, 25, (3), pp. 1635-1648
  • Shiqiang Wang, Rahul Urgaonkar, Ting He, Kevin Chan, Murtaza Zafer and Kin K Leung, 2017, "Dynamic Service Placement for Mobile Micro-Clouds with Predicted Future Costs", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 28, (4), pp. 1002-1016
  • Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley and Kin K Leung, 2017, "Network Capability in Localizing Node Failures via End-to-End Path Measurements", IEEE-ACM Transactions on Networking, 25, (1), pp. 434-450
  • Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley and Kin K Leung, 2015, "On Optimal Monitor Placement for Localizing Node Failures via Network Tomography", Elsevier Performance Evaluation, Special Issue: Performance 2015, 91, pp. 16-37
  • Rahul Urgaonkar, Shiqiang Wang, Ting He, Murtaza Zafer, Kevin Chan and Kin K Leung, 2015, "Dynamic Service Migration and Workload Scheduling in Edge-Clouds", Elsevier Performance Evaluation, Special Issue: Performance 2015, 91, pp. 205-228
  • Liang Ma, Ting He, Kin K Leung, Ananthram Swami and Don Towsley, 2014, "Inferring Link Metrics from End-to-End Path Measurements: Identifiability and Monitor Placement", IEEE-ACM Transactions on Networking, 22, (4), pp. 1351-1368
  • Animashree Anandkumar, Ting He, Chatschik Bisdikian and Dakshi Agrawal, 2013, "Seeing through Black Boxes: Tracking Transactions through Queues under Monitoring Resource Constraints", Elsevier Performance Evaluation, 70, (12), pp. 1090-1110
  • Wei Wei, Ting He, Chatschik Bisdikian, Dennis Goeckel, Bo Jiang, Lance Kaplan and Don Towsley, 2013, "Impact of In-network Aggregation on Target Tracking Quality under Network Delays", IEEE Journal On Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on In-Network Computation: Exploring the Fundamental Limits 2013, 31, (4), pp. 808-818
  • Stefano Marano, Vincenzo Matta, Ting He and Lang Tong, 2013, "The Embedding Capacity of Information Flows under Renewal Traffic", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 59, (3), pp. 1724-1739
  • Ameya Agaskar, Ting He and Lang Tong, 2010, "Distributed Detection of Multi-hop Information Flows with Fusion Capacity Constraints", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 58, (6), pp. 3373-3383
  • Dinesh Verma, Bongjun Ko, Petros Zerfos, Kang-won Lee, Ting He, Matthew Duggan, Kristian Stewart, Ananthram Swami and Nikoletta Sofra, 2009, "Understanding the Quality of Monitoring for Network Management", The Computer Journal: Special Issue on ITA 2009, 53, (5), pp. 541-550
  • Ting He and Lang Tong, 2008, "Detection of Information Flows", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 54, (11), pp. 4925-4945
  • Ting He and Lang Tong, 2008, "Distributed Detection of Information Flows", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Special Issue on Statistical Methods for Network Security and Forensics 2008, 3, (3), pp. 390-403
  • Parvathinathan Venkitasubramaniam, Ting He and Lang Tong, 2008, "Anonymous Networking amidst Eavesdroppers", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Special Issue on Information-Theoretic Security 2008, 54, (6), pp. 2770-2784
  • Ting He and Lang Tong, 2007, "Detecting Encrypted Stepping-Stone Connections", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 55, (5), pp. 1612-1623
  • Ting He, Shai Ben-David and Lang Tong, 2006, "Nonparametric Change Detection and Estimation in Large Scale Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 54, (4), pp. 1204-1217

Conference Proceedings

  • L. Wang, L. Jiao, Ting He, J. Li and M. Muhlhauser, 2018, "Service Entity Placement for Social Virtual Reality Applications in Edge Computing"
  • S. Wang, T. Tuor, T. Salonidis, K. K. Leung, Ting He and K. S. Chan, 2018, "When Edge Meets Learning: Adaptive Control for Resource-Constrained Distributed Machine Learning"
  • Ting He, 2017, "Distributed Link Anomaly Detection via Partial Network Tomography"
  • Diman Tootaghaj, Ting He and Tom La Porta, 2017, "Parsimonious Tomography: Optimizing Cost-Identifiability Trade-off for Probing-based Network Monitoring"
  • Samta Shukla, Onkar Bhardwaj, Alhussein A. Abouzeid, Theodoros Salonidis and Ting He, 2017, "Hold’em Caching: Proactive Retention-Aware Caching with Multi-path Routing for Wireless Edge Networks"
  • Ting He, Ertugrul Ciftcioglu, Shiqiang Wang and Kevin S. Chan, 2017, "Location Privacy in Mobile Edge Clouds"
  • N. Bartolini, Ting He and H. Khamfroush, 2017, "Fundamental Limits of Failure Identifiability by Boolean Network Tomography"
  • Ali Munir, Ting He, Ramya Raghavendra, Franck Le and Alex Liu, 2016, "Network Scheduling Aware Task Placement in Datacenters"
  • Ting He, Novella Bartolini, Hana Khamfroush, Injung Kim, Liang Ma and Tom La Porta, 2016, "Service Placement for Detecting and Localizing Failures Using End-to-End Observations"
  • Ting He, Liang Ma, Athanasios Gkelias, Kin K Leung, Ananthram Swami and Don Towsley, 2016, "Robust Monitor Placement for Network Tomography in Dynamic Networks"
  • A. Rocha, M. Dehghan, T. Salonidis, Ting He and D. Towsley, 2015, "SCA: A Data Stream Caching Algorithm"
  • Rahul Urgaonkar, Shiqiang Wang, Ting He, Murtaza Zafer, Kevin Chan and Kin K Leung, 2015, "Dynamic Service Migration and Workload Scheduling in Edge-Clouds"
  • Liang Ma, Ting He, Ananthram Swami, Don Towsley and Kin K Leung, 2015, "On Optimal Monitor Placement for Localizing Node Failures via Network Tomography"
  • S. Wang, K. Chan, R. Urgaonkar, Ting He and K. K. Leung, 2015, "Emulation-based Study of Dynamic Service Placement in Mobile Micro-Clouds"
  • C. Liu, Ting He, A. Swami, D. Towsley, T. Salonidis, A. I. Bejan and P. Yu, 2015, "Multicast vs. Unicast for Loss Tomography on Tree Topologies"
  • E. N. Ciftcioglu, K. Chan, R. Urgaonkar, S. Wang and Ting He, 2015, "Security-aware Service Migration for Tactical Mobile Micro-Clouds"
  • Ting He, C. Liu, A. Swami, D. Towsley, T. Salonidis, A. I. Bejan and P. Yu, 2015, "Fisher Information-based Experiment Design for Network Tomography"
  • S. Wang, R. Urgaonkar, K. Chan, Ting He, M. Zafer and K. K. Leung, 2015, "Dynamic Service Placement for Mobile Micro-Clouds with Predicted Future Costs"
  • S. Wang, R. Urgaonkar, M. Zafer, K. Chan, Ting He and K. K. Leung, 2015, "Dynamic Service Migration in Mobile Edge-Clouds"
  • M. Dehghan, A. Seetharam, B. Jiang, Ting He, T. Salonidis, J. Kurose, D. Towsley and R. K. Sitaraman, 2015, "On the Complexity of Optimal Joint Caching and Routing in Hybrid Networks"
  • L. Ma, Ting He, A. Swami, D. Towsley, K. K. Leung and J. Lowe, 2014, "Node Failure Localization via Network Tomography"
  • S. Wang, R. Urgaonkar, Ting He, M. Zafer, K. Chan and K. K. Leung, 2014, "Mobility-induced Service Migration in Mobile Micro-Clouds"
  • M. Dehghan, A. Seetharam, Ting He, T. Salonidis, J. Kurose and D. Towsley, 2014, "Optimal Caching and Routing in Hybrid Networks"
  • S. Tati, S. Silvestri, Ting He and Thomas F Laporta, 2014, "Robust Network Tomography in the Presence of Failures"
  • L. Ma, Ting He, K. K. Leung, A. Swami and D. Towsley, 2014, "Monitor Placement for Maximal Identifiability in Network Tomography"
  • L. Ma, Ting He, K. K. Leung, A. Swami and D. Towsley, 2013, "Link Identifiability in Communication Networks with Two Monitors"
  • M. Dehghan, D. Towsley, D. Goeckel and Ting He, 2013, "Inferring Military Activity in Hybrid Networks through Cache Behavior"
  • L. Ma, Ting He, K. K. Leung, A. Swami and D. Towsley, 2013, "Identifiability of Link Metrics based on End-to-End Path Measurements"
  • L. Ma, Ting He, K. K. Leung, D. Towsley and A. Swami, 2013, "Efficient Identification of Additive Link Metrics via Network Tomography"
  • Y. Ji, Ting He, J. Tan, L.-w Lee, L. Zhang and L. Tong, 2013, "Improving Multi-Job MapReduce Scheduling in an Opportunistic Environment"
  • Ting He, D. Goeckel, R. Raghavengra and D. Towsley, 2013, "Endhost-based Shortest Path Routing in Dynamic Networks: An Online Learning Approach"
  • Q. Wang, Ting He, Chen K.-C., J. Wang, B. Ko, Y. Lin and K.-w Lee, 2012, "Dynamic Spectrum Allocation under Cognitive Cell Network for M2M Applications"
  • Ting He, S. Chen, H. Kim, L. Tong and K.-w. Lee, 2012, "Scheduling Parallel Tasks onto Opportunistically Available Cloud Resources"
  • Y. Zhao, Z. Zhang, Ting He, A. Liu, L. Guo and B. Fang, 2012, "A Task-based Model for the Lifespan of Peer-to-Peer Swarms"
  • Ting He, S. Chen, H. Kim, L. Tong and K.-w. Lee, 2012, "To Migrate or to Wait: Bandwidth-Latency Tradeoff in Opportunistic Scheduling of Parallel Tasks"
  • L. Ma, Ting He, A. Swami, K.-w. Lee and K. K. Leung, 2011, "Switch-and-Navigate: Controlling Data Ferry Mobility for Delay-Bounded Messages"
  • S. Marano, V. Matta, Ting He and L. Tong, 2011, "Embedding Information Flows into Renewal Traffic"
  • S. Chen, L. Tong and Ting He, 2011, "Optimal Deadline Scheduling with Commitment"
  • Ting He, A. Swami and K.-w. Lee, 2011, "Dispatch-and-Search: Dynamic Multi-Ferry Control in Partitioned Mobile Network"
  • S. Chen, Ting He, H.-Y. Wong, K.-w. Lee and L. Tong, 2011, "Secondary Job Scheduling in the Cloud with Deadlines"
  • Ting He, A. Anandkumar and D. Agrawal, 2011, "Index-Based Sampling Policies for Tracking Dynamic Networks under Sampling Constraints"
  • Ting He, L. Kaplan, C. Bisdikian, W. Wei and D. Towsley, 2010, "Multi-Target Tracking Using Proximity Sensors"
  • Ting He, K.-w. Lee and A. Swami, 2010, "Flying in the Dark: Controlling Autonomous Data Ferries with Partial Observations"
  • Ting He, N. Sofra, K.-w. Lee and K. K. Leung, 2010, "Utility-Based Gateway Deployment for Supporting Multi-Domain DTNs"
  • W. Wei, Ting He, C. Bisdikian, D. Goeckel and D. Towsley, 2010, "Target Tracking with Packet Delays and Losses – QoI amid Latencies and Missing Data"
  • C. Liu, Ting He, K.-w. Lee, K. K. Leung and A. Swami, 2010, "Dynamic Control of Data Ferries under Partial Observations"
  • Z. Charbiwala, S. Chakraborty, S. Zahedi, Y. Kim, M. Srivastava, Ting He and C. Bisdikian, 2010, "Compressive Oversampling for Robust Data Transmission in Sensor Networks"
  • Ting He, L. Tong and A. Swami, 2009, "On the Maximum Throughput of Clandestine Sensor Networking"
  • Ting He, L. Tong and A. Swami, 2009, "Maximum Throughput of Clandestine Relay"
  • A. Anandkumar, C. Bisdikian, Ting He and D. Agrawal, 2009, "Selectively Retrofitting Monitoring in Distributed Systems"
  • N. Sofra, Ting He, P. Zerfos, B. Ko, K.-w. Lee and K. K. Leung, 2008, "Accuracy Analysis of Data Aggregation for Network Monitoring"
  • Ting He, M. Zafer and C. Bisdikian, 2008, "Detecting Transient Signals with Incomplete Observations"
  • Ting He, H.-Y. Wong and K.-w. Lee, 2008, "Traffic Analysis in Anonymous MANETs"
  • Ting He and M. Zafer, 2008, "Adaptive Sampling for Transient Signal Detection in the Presence of Missing Samples"
  • Ting He, A. Agaskar and L. Tong, 2008, "On Security-Aware Transmission Scheduling"
  • A. Agaskar, Ting He and L. Tong, 2008, "A Distributed Scheme for Detection of Information Flows in Chaff"
  • Ting He and L. Tong, 2007, "Distributed Detection of Information Flows with Side-Information"
  • Ting He and L. Tong, 2007, "Distributed Detection of Information Flows in Chaff"
  • Ting He and L. Tong, 2007, "Detecting Information Flows: Improving Chaff Tolerance by Joint Detection"
  • Ting He and L. Tong, 2006, "Robust Detection of Stepping-Stone Attacks"
  • P. Venkitasubramaniam, Ting He and L. Tong, 2006, "Networking with Secrecy Constraints"
  • Ting He, P. Venkitasubramaniam and L. Tong, 2006, "Packet Scheduling Against Stepping-Stone Attacks with Chaff"
  • P. Venkitasubramaniam, Ting He and L. Tong, 2006, "Relay Secrecy in Networks with Eavesdroppers"
  • Ting He and L. Tong, 2006, "Detecting Encrypted Interactive Stepping-Stone Connections"
  • Ting He and L. Tong, 2006, "A Signal Processing Perspective to Stepping-Stone Detection"
  • Ting He, L. Tong and A. Swami, 2005, "Nonparametric Change Estimation in 2D Random Fields"
  • Ting He, S. Ben-David and L. Tong, 2005, "Nonparametric Change Detection in 2D Random Sensor Field"
  • Ting He, S. Ben-David and L. Tong, 2004, "Change Detection and Estimation in Large Scale Sensor Networks: Linear Complexity Algorithms"
  • S. Ben-David, Ting He and L. Tong, 2004, "Nonparametric Approach to Change Detection and Estimation in Large Scale Sensor Networks"

Magazines/Trade Publications

  • Parvathinathan Venkitasubramaniam, Ting He, Lang Tong and Stephen Wicker, 2008, "Towards an Analytical Approach to Anonymous Wireless Networking", IEEE Communications Magazine: Special Issue on Security in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks 2008, 46, (2), pp. 140-146

Research Projects

  • January 2018 - January 2020, "Distributed Analytics in Dynamic Coalition Environment: Placement, Scheduling, and Validation," (Sponsor: Army Research Laboratory).
  • May 2015 - May 2016, "Tomography in Hybrid Coalition Networks," (Sponsor: International Technology Alliance).
  • May 2015 - May 2016, "Data Stream Processing in Hybrid Coalition Networks," (Sponsor: International Technology Alliance).
  • May 2013 - May 2015, "Mobile Micro-Cloud," (Sponsor: International Technology Alliance).
  • May 2013 - May 2015, "Tomography of Hybrid Coalition Networks," (Sponsor: International Technology Alliance).
  • January 2010 - January 2013, "Measurement Science in Cloud Computing," (Sponsor: NIST).
  • May 2009 - May 2011, "Enhancing Interoperability between Coalition Networks by Controlled Mobile Gateways," (Sponsor: International Technology Alliance).

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished TPC Member Award at IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE, 2018
  • N2Women: Rising Stars in Networking and Communications, N2Women, 2017
  • IBM Research Division Award for Scientific Advances in Quality of Information, IBM, 2016
  • Distinguished TPC Member Award at IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE, 2016
  • Most Collaboratively Complete Publications Award, International Technology Alliance (ITA), 2015
  • Kenneth C. Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award at ACM SIGMETRICS, ACM, 2015
  • IBM Research Outstanding Contributor Award, IBM, 2013
  • Best Paper Award at IEEE ICDCS, IEEE, 2013
  • Best Paper Nomination at ACM IMC, ACM, 2013
  • Best Student Paper at International Technology Alliance (ITA) Annual Fall Meeting, International Technology Alliance (ITA), 2013
  • IBM Research Outstanding Contributor Award, IBM, 2009
  • Best Student Paper Award at IEEE ICASSP, IEEE, 2005

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Member, EECS Faculty Search Committee, September 2017 - February 2018
  • Committee Member, Outreach Committee, August 2016

Service to External Organizations:

  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Caching for Communication Systems and Networks, 2018
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for IEEE WiOpt, 2016
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for CCN Workshop at IEEE MASS, 2015
  • Co-Chairperson, Membership Co-chair, N2Women, 2013 - 2014
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for ICNC, 2014
  • Co-Chairperson, Workshop co-chair for ITA workshop on “Content and Context Aware Networking in Challenged Hybrid Networks", International Technology Alliance (ITA), 2013
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for IEEE SECON, 2010 - 2013
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for IFIP Networking, 2013
  • Committee Member, Grace Hopper Conference PhD Forum committee, 2011
  • Panelist, Panelist for IEEE SECON, 2010
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for BroadNets, 2010
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for QShine, 2009
  • Committee Member, IBM Fellowship committee for Communication and Networking PIC, IBM, 2008 - 2009
  • Chairperson, Chair of Mentoring Program of Women ECE, Cornell University, 2005
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for IEEE INFOCOM, 2009
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for IEEE MILCOM, 2013
  • Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member for IEEE IWQoS, 2014
  • Committee Member, Steering Committee, International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN) Workshop on Edge Computing and Networking (ECN), December 2017
 


 

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