I am a postdoctoral research associate with the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. My research encompasses optimization, game theory, signal processing, probabilistic methods, information networks and social networks.

Education:

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2017
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2016
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 2013

Journal Papers:

[J1] Xuanyu Cao, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Dynamic sharing through the ADMM", conditionally accepted, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 2018.
[J2] Xuanyu Cao, Junshan Zhang, and H. Vincent Poor, "Joint energy procurement and demand response towards optimal deployment of renewables", to appear, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 2018.
[J3] Xuanyu Cao, Junshan Zhang, and H. Vincent Poor, "A virtual-queue based algorithm for constrained online convex optimization with applications to data center resource allocation", to appear, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 2018.
[J4] Xuanyu Cao, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Distributed linearized ADMM for network cost minimization", to appear, IEEE Trans. on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, 2018.
[J5] Xuanyu Cao, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Decentralized sparse multitask RLS over networks", IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 23, pp. 6217-6232, 2017.
[J6] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Data trading with multiple owners, collectors and users: an iterative auction mechanism", IEEE Trans. on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 268-281, 2017.
[J7] Xuanyu Cao and K.J. Ray Liu, "A graphical evolutionary game approach to social learning", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 765-769, 2017.
[J8] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Understanding popularity dynamics: decision-making with long-term incentives", IEEE Trans. on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 91-103, 2017.
[J9] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, Chunxiao Jiang and K.J. Ray Liu, "Evolutionary information diffusion over heterogeneous social networks", IEEE Trans. on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 595-610, 2016.
[J10] Xuanyu Cao, Jinbei Zhang, Luoyi Fu, Weijie Wu, and Xinbing Wang, "Optimal secrecy capacity-delay tradeoff in large-scale mobile ad hoc networks", IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 1139-1152, 2016.
[J11] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, and K.J. Ray Liu, "A data analytic approach to quantifying scientific impact", Journal of Informetrics (Elsevier), vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 471-484, 2016.
[J12] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Cognitive radio networks with heterogeneous users: how to procure and price the spectrum?", IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 1676-1688, 2015.
[J13] Xuanyu Cao, Xinbing Wang, and Songwu Lu, "Function computation over heterogeneous wireless sensor networks", IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 1756-1766, 2014.
[J14] Xuanyu Cao, Feng Yang, Xiaoying Gan, Jing Liu, Liang Qian, Xiaohua Tian, and Xinbing Wang, "Joint estimation of clock skew and offset in pairwise broadcast synchronization mechanism", IEEE Trans. on Communications, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 2508-2521, 2013.

Preprints:

[P1] Xuanyu Cao, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Online convex optimization with time-varying constraints and bandit feedback", under 2nd round of review, submitted to IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control.

Conference Papers:

[C1] Xuanyu Cao, Junshan Zhang, and H. Vincent Poor, "An optimal auction mechanism for mobile edge caching", IEEE ICDCS, Vienna, Austria, 2018.
[C2] Xuanyu Cao, and K.J. Ray Liu, "An ADMM approach to dynamic sharing problems", CISS, Princeton, NJ, 2018.
[C3] Xuanyu Cao, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Generic network cost minimization: a decentralized Newton's method", CISS, Princeton, NJ, 2018.
[C4] Xuanyu Cao, Junshan Zhang, and H. Vincent Poor, "Optimal renewable penetration in energy procurement and demand response", IEEE ICC, Kansas City, 2018.
[C5] Xuanyu Cao, Junshan Zhang, and H. Vincent Poor, "A novel online convex optimization algorithm based on virtual queues", IEEE ICC, Kansas City, 2018.
[C6] Xuanyu Cao, and K.J. Ray Liu, "On the time-varying constraints and bandit feedback of online convex optimization", IEEE ICC, Kansas City, 2018.
[C7] Xuanyu Cao, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Distributed efficient optimization for general network cost minimization problems", IEEE ICC, Kansas City, 2018.
[C8] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, and K.J. Ray Liu, "An iterative auction mechanism for data trading", IEEE ICASSP, New Orleans, 2017.
[C9] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, and K.J. Ray Liu, "A game-theoretic modeling of popularity dynamics", IEEE GlobalSIP, Greater Washington, D.C., 2016.
[C10] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Community detection game", IEEE ICASSP, Shanghai, 2016.
[C11] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, Chunxiao Jiang, and K.J. Ray Liu, "An evolutionary game-theoretic modeling for heterogeneous information diffusion", IEEE GlobalSIP, Atlanta, 2014.
[C12] Xuanyu Cao, Yan Chen, and K.J. Ray Liu, "Spectrum trading in heterogeneous cognitive radio networks", IEEE GlobalSIP, Atlanta, 2014.
[C13] Xuanyu Cao, Jinbei Zhang, Guanglin Zhang, Luoyi Fu, and Xinbing Wang, "Heterogeneous multicast networks with wireless helping networks", WASA, Yellow Mountains, China, 2012.

Professional Service:

Journal reviewer for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE Access, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Scientometrics (Springer)
TPC member for CISS 2018

Teaching Assistantship:

* Advanced digital signal processing, graduate level, UMD, Fall 2016.
* Elements of discrete signal analysis, undergraduate level, UMD, Fall 2014 and Fall 2013.
* Electronic circuit design lab, undergraduate level, UMD, Spring 2014.