Biography:

Yuli Yang [S’04–M’08] received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Peking University, China, in 2007.  Since 2010, she has been a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), KSA.  Her industry experience includes internship with Huawei Technologies, from 2006 to 2007, and research scientist with Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell Labs, from 2007 to 2009.  Her research interests include information theory of wireless channels and networks, multi-antenna systems, cooperative communications and cross-layer wireless network design.


Publications:

   Journal Articles
  • Y. Yang, H. Ma, S. Aïssa, “Partial QoS-Aware Opportunistic Relay Selection over Two-Hop Channels: End-to-End Performance under Spectrum-Sharing Requirements,” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, in press, accepted Jan. 2014.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Information Guided Communications in MIMO Systems with Channel State Impairments,” Wiley Journal Wireless Commun. and Mobile Computing, in press, published online June 2013.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Cross-Layer Combining of Information-Guided Transmission with Network Coding Relaying for Multiuser Cognitive Radio Systems,” IEEE Wireless Commun. Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 26–29, Feb. 2013.

  • Y. Yang, H. Ma, S. Aissa, “Cross-Layer Combining of Adaptive Modulation and Truncated ARQ under Cognitive Radio Resource Requirements,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 4020–4030, Nov. 2012.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Information Guided Spatial Modulation with An Arbitrary Number of Transmit Antennas,” IEEE Commun. Letters, vol. 16, no. 10, pp. 1552–1555, Oct. 2012.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Achievable Data Rate in Spectrum-Sharing Channels with Variable-Rate Variable-Power Primary Users,” IEEE Wireless Commun. Letters, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 312–315, Aug. 2012.

  • N. Bonello, Y. Yang, S. Aissa and L. Hanzo, “Myths and Realities of Rateless Coding,” IEEE Commun. Magazine, vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 143-151, Aug. 2011.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Information-Guided Transmission in Decode-and-Forward Relaying Systems: Spatial Exploitation and Throughput Enhancement,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 2341-2351, July 2011.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Bit-Padding Information-Guided Channel-Hopping,” IEEE Commun. Letters, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 163-165, Feb. 2011.

  • Y. Yang, M. Ma, B. Jiao, and W. C. Y. Lee, “A Design of Segmented Data Rates for Recursive Channel Estimation,” Wireless Personal Commun., vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 483-491, Sep. 2009.

  • Y. Yang and B. Jiao, “Information-Guided Channel-Hopping for High Data Rate Wireless Communication,” IEEE Commun. Letters, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 225-227, Apr. 2008.

  • Y. Yang, M. Ma and B. Jiao, “A Design for Increasing PSAM-OFDM Spectral Efficiency Based on Segmented Transmission Rates,” Acta Electronica Sinica (Tien Tzu Hsueh Pao), vol. 35, no. 9, pp. 1660-1664, Sep.  2007.

  • Y. Yang and B. Jiao, “Information-Guided Channel-Hopping in Multi-Antenna Systems,” Chinese Journal of Electronics, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 352-354, Apr. 2007.

  • Y. Yang and B. Jiao, “Capacity Gain by Information-Guided Channel-Hopping Scheme in Cycling Transmission Systems,”Acta Electronica Sinica (Tien Tzu Hsueh Pao), vol. 34, no. 10, pp. 1868-1871, Oct. 2006.

  • Y. Yang and W. Pang, “A Novel Calibration Approach for Mutual Coupling in the Uniform Circular Arrays,” Applied Science and Technology, vol. 30, no. 4, pp.6-8, Apr. 2003.

  • Y. Yang and W. Pang, “The Application of Decision-Feedback Multiuser Detector to MLSE Diversity Receiver for CDMA systems,” Journal of Harbin Engineering University, vol. 24, no.1, pp. 101-103, Feb. 2003.

  • Y. Yang and W. Pang, “The Application of Decorrelating Multiuser Detector to Space-Time MMSE Receiver in CDMA systems,” Applied Science and Technology, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 12-13, 32, Jan. 2003.

  • Y. Yang, W. Pang and Z. Xi, “An Improved MUSIC Method with Perceptron Learning Algorithm,” Applied Science and Technology, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 11-13, Feb. 2002.

   Conference Articles

  • Y. Yang, H. Ma, S. Aissa, “Relay Selection from an Effective Capacity Perspective,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), London, UK, Sep. 2013.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “On the Coexistence of Primary and Secondary Users in Spectrum-Sharing Broadcast Channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Power Allocation and Achievable Data Rate in Spectrum-Sharing Channels under Adaptive Primary Service Outage Constraints,” in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications (PIMRC), Sydney, Australia, pp. 1699–1703, Sep. 2012.

  • H. Ma, Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Secondary Link Adaptation in Cognitive Radio Networks: End-to- End Performance with Cross-Layer Design”, IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), Jounieh, Lebanon, Apr.  2012.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “On End-to-End Performance of MIMO Multiuser in Cognitive Radio Networks”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GlobeCom), Houston, Texas, USA, Dec. 2011.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “On the Capacity of Multiple Cognitive Links through Common Relay under Spectrum-Sharing Constraints”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.

  • Y. Yang, N. Bonello, and S. Aissa, “An Information-Guided Channel-Hopping Scheme for Block-Fading Channels with Estimation Errors”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GlobeCom), Miami, Florida, USA, Dec. 2010.

  • Y. Yang and S. Aissa, “Common Information Multicast with Different Data Rates”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Taipei, Taiwan, May 2010.

  • Y. Yang, “Information-Guided Relay selection for High Throughput in Half-Duplex Relay Channels”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GlobeCom), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Nov.-Dec. 2009.

  • Y. Yang and Y. Chen, “An Improved Relay Selection Scheme in Half-Duplex Relay Channels”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Sep. 2009.

  • Y. Chen and Y. Yang, “Cellular Based Machine to Machine Communication with Un-Peer2peer Protocol Stacks”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Sep. 2009.

  • Y. Yang, “Half-Duplex Relay-Help Transmission with Dirty Paper Coding”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2009.

  • Y. Yang and B. Jiao, “On the Capacity of Information-Guided Channel-Hopping in Multi-Antenna System”, IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Apr. 2008.

  • Y. Yang, “On the Capacity of Maximum Selection in MIMO Multicast Network”, IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Apr.  2008.

  • Y. Yang, M. Ma, H. Cheng, B. Jiao, and W. C. Y. Lee, “A Study on Segmented Data Rates for Sys- tem Capacity”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Baltimore, Maryland, USA, pp. 1106-1108, Sep. 2007.

  • M. Ma, Y. Yang, H. Cheng, and B. Jiao, “A Capacity Comparison between MC-CDMA and CP-CDMA”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Montreal, Canada, Sep. 2006.

  • Y. Yang, S. Song, K. Xie, B. J. Jeong, and B. Jiao, “Channel Hopping Technique: Simulation Result [mobile radio]”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Los Angeles, CA, USA, vol.7, pp. 4851-4853, Sep. 2004.

  • S. Song, Y. Yang, Q. Xiong, K. Xie, B. J. Jeong, and B. Jiao, “A Channel Hopping Technique I: Theoretical Studies on Band Efficiency and Capacity”, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS), Chengdu, Sichuan, China, vol.1, pp. 229-233, June 2004.

  • Y. Yang, S. Song, K. Xie, B. J. Jeong, and B. Jiao, “A Channel Hopping Technique II: Simulation Result”, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS), Chengdu, Sichuan, China, vol.1, pp. 234-237, June 2004.