Xiangyun (Sean) Zhou

Lecturer, Research Fellow

Research School of Engineering

The Australian National University

Building 115, Daley Road

Acton, ACT 0200, AUSTRALIA

Phone: +61 2 6125 4054       

Email: xiangyun.zhou@anu.edu.au

 

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Books

1.          X. Zhou, L. Song, and Y. Zhang (Editors), “Physical Layer Security in Wireless Communications”, CRC Press, 2013. [link]

 

Journal Papers

1.         X. Zhou, “Training-Based SWIPT: Optimal Power Splitting at the Receiver”, submitted. [PDF]

2.         J. Guo, S. Durrani, and X. Zhou, “Performance Analysis of Arbitrarily-Shaped Underlay Cognitive Networks: Effect of Secondary User Activity Protocols”, submitted. [PDF]

3.         A. A. Nasir, X. Zhou, S. Durrani, and R. A. Kennedy, “Wireless Energy Harvesting and Information Relaying: Adaptive Time-Switching Protocols and Throughput Analysis”, submitted. [PDF]

4.         J. Yang, S. Xie, X. Zhou, R. Yu, and Y. Zhang, “A Semiblind Two-Way Training Method for Discriminatory Channel Estimation in MIMO Systems”, IEEE Trans. Commun., Jul. 2014. [PDF]

5.         W. Saad, X. Zhou, Z. Han, and H. V. Poor, "On the Physical Layer Security of Backscatter Wireless Systems", IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Jun. 2014. [PDF]

6.         H. Wang, X. Zhou, and M. C. Reed, “Coverage and Throughput Analysis with a Non-Uniform Small Cell Deployment”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Apr. 2014. [PDF]

7.         C. Cai, Y. Cai, X. Zhou, W. Yang, and W. Yang, “When Does Relay Transmission Give a More Secure Connection in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks?”, IEEE Trans. Inf. Foren. Sec., Apr. 2014. [PDF]

8.         J. Guo, S. Durrani, and X. Zhou, “Outage Probability in Arbitrarily-Shaped Finite Wireless Networks”, IEEE Trans. Commun., Feb. 2014. [PDF]

9.         B. He and X. Zhou, “Secure On-Off Transmission Design with Channel Estimation Errors”, IEEE Trans. Inf. Foren. Sec., Dec. 2013. [PDF]

10.     X. Zhang, X. Zhou, and M. R. McKay, "Enhancing Secrecy with Multi-Antenna Transmission in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks", IEEE Trans. Inf. Foren. Sec., Nov. 2013. [PDF]

11.     B. He, X. Zhou, and T. D. Abhayapala “Wireless Physical Layer Security with Imperfect Channel State Information: A Survey”, ZTE Commun., Sept. 2013. (invited paper) [PDF]

12.     A. A. Nasir, X. Zhou, S. Durrani, and R. A. Kennedy, “Relaying Protocols for Wireless Energy Harvesting and Information Processing”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Jul. 2013. [PDF]

13.     M.-H. Chen, S.-C. Lin, Y.-W. P. Hong, and X. Zhou, "On Cooperative and Malicious Behaviors in Multi-Relay Fading Channels", IEEE Trans. Inf. Foren. Sec., Jul. 2013. [PDF]

14.     H. Pezeshki, X. Zhou, and B. Maham, “Jamming Energy Allocation in Training-Based Multiple Access Systems”, IEEE Commun. Lett., Jun. 2013. [PDF]

15.     H. Wang, X. Zhou, and M. C. Reed, “Physical Layer Security in Cellular Networks: A Stochastic Geometry Approach”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Jun. 2013. [PDF]

16.     X. Zhang, X. Zhou, and M. R. McKay, "On the Design of Artificial-Noise-Aided Secure Multi-Antenna Transmission in Slow Fading Channels", IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., Jun. 2013. [PDF]

17.     C.-W. Huang, T.-H. Chang, X. Zhou, and Y.-W. P. Hong, "Two-Way Training for Discriminatory Channel Estimation in Wireless MIMO Systems", IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, May 2013. [PDF]

18.     W. Saad, X. Zhou, B. Maham, T. Başar, and H. V. Poor, "Tree Formation with Physical Layer Security Considerations in Wireless Multi-Hop Networks", IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Nov. 2012. [PDF]

19.     X. Zhou, B. Maham, and A. Hjørungnes, "Pilot Contamination for Active Eavesdropping", IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Mar. 2012. [PDF]

20.     B. Maham, P. Popovski, X. Zhou, and A. Hjørungnes, “Cognitive Multiple Access Network with Outage Margin in the Primary System”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Oct. 2011. [PDF]

21.     X. Zhou, R. K. Ganti, J. G. Andrews, and A. Hjørungnes, "On the Throughput Cost of Physical Layer Security in Decentralized Wireless Networks", IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Aug. 2011. [PDF]

22.     X. Zhou, D. Niyato, and A. Hjørungnes, "Optimizing Training-Based Transmission Against Smart Jamming", IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., Jul. 2011. [PDF]

23.     T. A. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi, and X. Zhou, “On Lower Bounding the Information Capacity of Amplify and Forward Wireless Relay Channels with Channel Estimation Errors”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Jul. 2011. [PDF]

24.     X. Zhou, M. R. McKay, B. Maham, and A. Hjørungnes, "Rethinking the Secrecy Outage Formulation: A Secure Transmission Design Perspective", IEEE Commun. Lett., Mar. 2011. [PDF]

25.     X. Zhou, R. K. Ganti, and J. G. Andrews, "Secure Wireless Network Connectivity with Multi-Antenna Transmission", IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Feb. 2011. [PDF]

26.     X. Zhou and M. R. McKay, "Secure Transmission with Artificial Noise over Fading Channels: Achievable Rate and Optimal Power Allocation", IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., Oct. 2010. [PDF]

27.     X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Two-way Training: Optimal Power Allocation for Pilot and Data Transmission", IEEE Trans. Wireless. Commun., Feb. 2010. [PDF]

28.     X. Zhou, S. Durrani, H. Jones, "Connectivity Analysis of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Beamforming", IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., Nov. 2009. [PDF]

29.     X. Zhou, P. Sadeghi, T. Lamahewa and S. Durrani, "Design Guidelines for Training-based MIMO Systems with Feedback", IEEE Trans. Signal Processing., Oct. 2009. [PDF]

30.     X. Zhou, P. Sadeghi, T. Lamahewa and S. Durrani, "Optimizing Antenna Configuration for MIMO Systems with Imperfect Channel Estimation", IEEE Trans. Wireless. Commun., Mar. 2009. [PDF]

 

Conference Papers

1.         J. Yang, R. Yu, X. Zhou, and Y. Zhang, “An Improved Two-Way Training for Discriminatory Channel Estimation via Semiblind Approach”, to appear in Proc. IEEE ICC, Sydney, Australia, Jun. 2014. [PDF]

2.         A. A. Nasir, X. Zhou, S. Durrani, and R. A. Kennedy, “Throughput and Ergodic Capacity of Wireless Energy Harvesting Based DF Relaying Network”, to appear in Proc. IEEE ICC, Sydney, Australia, Jun. 2014. [PDF]

3.         X. Zhang, X. Zhou, M. R. McKay, and R. W. Heath Jr., "Artificial-Noise-Aided Secure Multi-Antenna Transmission in Slow Fading Channels with Limited Feedback", Proc. IEEE ICASSP, Florence, Italy, May 2014. (best student paper award finalist) [PDF]

4.         M. Darabi, B. Maham, X. Zhou, and W. Saad, “Buffer-Aided Relay Selection with Interference Cancellation and Secondary Power Minimization for Cognitive Radio Networks”, Proc. IEEE DySPAN, Mclean, VA, Apr. 2014. [PDF]

5.         X. Zhou, M. Qiu, S.-C. Lin, and Y.-W. P. Hong, “On the Jamming Power Allocation and Signal Design in DF Relay Networks”, Proc. Asilomar Conf. Signals, Syst., Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2013. [PDF]

6.         X. Zhang, X. Zhou, and M. R. McKay, "Enhancing Secrecy with Sectorized Transmission in Decentralized Wireless Networks", Proc. IEEE SPAWC, Darmstadt, Germany, Jun. 2013. [PDF]

7.         H. Wang, X. Zhou, and M. C. Reed, “Analytical Evaluation of Coverage-Oriented Femtocell Network Deployment”, Proc. IEEE ICC, Budapest, Hungary, Jun. 2013. [PDF]

8.         H. Wang, X. Zhou, and M. C. Reed, “On the Physical Layer Security in Large Scale Cellular Networks”, Proc. IEEE WCNC, Shanghai, China, Apr. 2013. [PDF]

9.         B. He and X. Zhou, "Impact of Channel Estimation Error on Secure Transmission Design”, Proc. Australian Commun. Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Adelaide, Australia, Jan. 2013. [PDF]

10.     M. Mohammadi, H. A. Suraweera, and X. Zhou, "Outage Probability of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Cooperative Relaying”, Proc. IEEE Globecom, Anaheim, CA, Dec. 2012. [PDF]

11.     B. Maham, P. Popovski, and X. Zhou, "Opportunistic Interference Cancelation and User Selection in Cognitive Multiple Access Network”, Proc. IEEE SPAWC, Izmir, Turkey, Jun. 2012. [PDF]

12.     X. Zhou, M. Tao, and R. A. Kennedy, "Cooperative Jamming for Secrecy in Decentralized Wireless Networks”, Proc. IEEE ICC, Ottawa, Canada, Jun. 2012. [PDF]

13.     X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi, and A. Hjørungnes, "Relaying Energy Allocation in Training-Based Amplify and Forward Relay Communications”, Proc. Australian Commun. Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Wellington, New Zealand, Jan. 2012. [PDF]

14.     X. Zhang, X. Zhou, and M. R. McKay, "Benefits of Multiple Transmit Antennas in Secure Communication: A Secrecy Outage Viewpoint", Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conf. Signals, Syst., Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2011. (invited paper) [PDF]

15.     C.-W. Huang, T.-H. Chang, X. Zhou, and Y.-W. P. Hong, "Two-Way Discriminatory Channel Estimation for Non-Reciprocal Wireless MIMO Channels", Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conf. Signals, Syst., Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2011. (invited paper) [PDF]

16.     X. Zhou, R. K. Ganti, J. G. Andrews, and A. Hjørungnes, "Secrecy Transmission Capacity of Decentralized Wireless Networks”, Proc. Allerton Conf. Commun., Control, Comput., Urbana, IL, Sept. 2011. [PDF]

17.     C.-W. Huang, X. Zhou, T.-H. Chang, and Y.-W. P. Hong, "Two-Way Training Design for Discriminatory Channel Estimation in Wireless MIMO Systems”, Proc. IEEE ICC, Kyoto, Japan, Jun. 2011. [PDF]

18.     X. Zhou, D. Niyato, and A. Hjørungnes, "How Much Training is Needed Against Smart Jamming?”, Proc. IEEE ICC, Kyoto, Japan, Jun. 2011. (best paper award) [PDF]

19.     D. Niyato, X. Zhou, A. Hjørungnes, P. Wang, and Y. Li "Hierarchical Coalition Formation Game of Relay Transmission in IEEE 802.16m", Proc. Int. Conf. Game Theory for Networks (GameNets), Shanghai, China, Apr. 2011. (invited paper) [PDF]

20.     X. Zhou, P. Sadeghi, T. Lamahewa, and A. Hjørungnes, "Optimal Flashy Transmission in Training-Based MISO TDD Systems”, Proc. Australian Commun. Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 2011. [PDF]

21.     S. Durrani, X. Zhou, and A. Chandra, "Effect of Vehicle Mobility on Connectivity of Vehicular Ad hoc Networks”, Proc. IEEE VTC-Fall, Ottawa, Canada, Sept. 2010. [PDF]

22.     X. Zhou, P. Sadeghi and T. Lamahewa, "Optimizing Training-based MIMO Systems: How Much Time is Needed for Actual Transmission?”, Proc. IEEE VTC-Spring, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2010. [PDF]

23.     X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Optimizing Training-based Transmission for Correlated MIMO Systems with Hybrid Feedback", Proc. IEEE Globecom, Honolulu, HI. Nov. 2009. [PDF]

24.     X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa and P. Sadeghi, "Kalman Filter-based Channel Estimation for Amplify and Forward Relay Communications", Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2009. [PDF]

25.     X. Zhou and M. R. McKay, "Physical Layer Security with Artificial Noise: Secrecy Capacity and Optimal Power Allocation", Proc Int. Conf. on Signal Processing and Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS), Omaha, NE, Sept. 2009. [PDF]

26.     X. Zhou, S. Durrani and H. Jones, "Connectivity of Ad Hoc Networks: Is Fading Good or Bad?" Proc. Int. Conf. on Signal Processing and Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia. Dec. 2008. [PDF]

27.     X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Capacity of MIMO Systems: Impact of Spatial Correlation with Channel Estimation Errors", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Commun. Systems (ICCS), Guangzhou, China, Nov. 2008. [PDF]

28.     S. Durrani, X. Zhou and H. Jones, "Connectivity of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Random Beamforming: An Analytical Approach", Proc. IEEE PIMRC, Cannes, France, Sept. 2008. [PDF]

29.     X. Zhou, T. Lamahewa, P. Sadeghi and S. Durrani, "Designing PSAM Schemes: How Optimal are SISO Pilot Parameters for Spatially Correlated SIMO?", Proc. IEEE PIMRC, Cannes, France, Sept. 2008. [PDF]

30.     X. Zhou, S. Durrani and H. Jones, "Analytical Study of Connectivity in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Random Beamforming", Proc. Int. Conf. on Signal Processing and Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia. Dec. 2007. [PDF]

31.     X. Zhou, Z. Shi and M. C. Reed, “Iterative Channel Estimation for IDMA systems in Time-varying Channels”, Proc. IEEE Globecom, Washington, DC. Nov. 2007. [PDF]

32.     X. Zhou, H. M. Jones, S. Durrani and A. Scott, "Effect of Beamforming on the Connectivity of Ad Hoc Networks", Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Adelaide, Australia. Feb. 2007. [PDF]

 

Professional Activities

 Journal Editor

Editor: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

Editor: IEEE Communications Letters

Associate Editor: Security and Communication Networks Journal

Editor (2012 - 2014): Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks Journal

Guest Editor: Special Issue on Wireless Physical Layer Security, IEEE Communications Magazine, 2014

Guest Editor: Special Issue on Energy Harvesting Wireless Communications, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2014

Conference & Workshop Organization and TPC

Workshop Co-Organizer and Co-Chair: IEEE ICC 2014 International Workshop on Wireless Physical Layer Security

Session Organizer: Special Session on Stochastic Geometry and Random Networks, 2013 Asilomar Conf. Signals, Syst., Computers

TPC Member: IEEE VTC-Fall 2014

TPC Member: IEEE ICC 2014

TPC Member: IEEE WCNC 2014

TPC Member: AusCTW 2014

TPC Member: IEEE ICC 2013

TPC Member: IEEE VTC-Spring 2013

TPC Member: IEEE ICC 2012

TPC Member: IEEE WCNC 2012

TPC Member: IEEE VTC-Fall 2012

TPC Member: IEEE ICCC 2012

TPC Member: IEEE VTC-Fall 2011

TPC Member: IEEE ICCCN 2011

Session Chair: IEEE ICC 2012, Relay Technologies II

Session Chair: IEEE ICC 2011, Cooperative Communications

Other Services

Founding Member: IEEE Technical Committee on Green Communications & Computing, Special Interest Group on Energy Harvesting Communications

Local Chapter Chair: IEEE Communications Society & Signal Processing Society, ACT Section, Australia

Reviewer: IEEE JSAC, TCOM, TWireless, TSP, TIFS, TVT, CL, WCL, etc. (Exemplary Reviewer for IEEE Commun. Lett. 2012 & 2013)

Reviewer: ICC, Globecom, ISIT, WCNC, VTC, ICASSP, etc.