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Publications

Journal Papers

  • [J22] F. Yucel, M. Yuksel and E.Bulut, "QoS-based Budget Constrained Stable Task Assignment in Mobile Crowdsensing", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2020, doi: 10.1109/TMC.2020.2997280 [pdf]

  • [J21] S. Hernandez, and E.Bulut, "Using perceived direction information for anchorless relative indoor localization", Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.jnca.2020.102714 [pdf]

  • [J20] F. Yucel, and E.Bulut, "User Satisfaction Aware Maximum Utility Task Assignment in Mobile Crowdsensing", Computer Networks, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.comnet.2020.107156 [pdf]

  • [J19] M. Moin Uddin Chowdhury, S.J. Maeng, E.Bulut and I. Guvenc, "3D Trajectory Optimization in UAV-Assisted Cellular Networks Considering Antenna Radiation Pattern and Backhaul Constraint", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems (TAES), 2020, doi: 10.1109/TAES.2020.2981233 [pdf]

  • [J18] E. Erdin, M. Cebe, K. Akkaya, S. Solak, E.Bulut, and S. Uluagac, "A Bitcoin Payment Network with Reduced Transaction Fees and Confirmation Times", Computer Networks, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.comnet.2020.107098 [pdf]

  • [J17] A. Dhungana, and E.Bulut, "Peer-to-peer energy sharing in mobile networks: Applications, challenges, and open problems", Elsevier Ad hoc Networks, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.adhoc.2019.102029 [pdf]

  • [J16] E. Bulut, M. Kisacikoglu and K. Akkaya, "Spatio-Temporal Non-intrusive Direct V2V Charge Sharing Coordination", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), 2019, doi: 10.1109/TVT.2019.2931954[pdf]

  • [J15] A. Dhungana, T. Arodz and E.Bulut, "Exploiting peer-to-peer wireless energy sharing for mobile charging relief", Elsevier Ad hoc Networks, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adhoc.2019.101882[pdf]

  • [J14] F. Yucel, K. Akkaya, and E.Bulut, "Efficient and Privacy Preserving Supplier Matching for Electric Vehicle Charging", Elsevier Ad hoc Networks, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adhoc.2018.07.029[pdf]

  • [J13] H. Binol, I. Guvenc, E.Bulut, and K. Akkaya, "A hybrid evolutionary search method for complex function optimization problems", in Electronic Letters, 54(24), 1377-1379, 2018.[pdf]

  • [J12] F. Yucel, and E.Bulut, "Clustered Crowd GPS for Privacy Valuing Active Localization", IEEE Access, 6(1), pp. 23213-23221, 2018. [pdf]

  • [J11] X. Lu, E.Bulut,and B.Szymanski, "Towards Limited Scale-free Topology with Dynamic Peer Participation", Computer Networks, vol. 106, pp. 109-121, 2016. [pdf]

  • [J10] E.Bulut, S.Geyik, and B.Szymanski, "Utilizing Correlated Node Mobility for Efficient Routing in DTNs", in Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC), pp 150-163, August, 2014. [pdf]

  • [J9] E.Bulut and B.Szymanski, "WiFi Access Point Deployment for Efficient Mobile Data Offloading", in ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R) 17(1):71-78, January, (invited paper), 2013. [pdf]

  • [J8] E.Bulut and B.Szymanski, "Constructing Limited Scale-Free Topologies Over Peer-to-Peer Networks", in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 25(4):919-928, 2014. [pdf]

  • [J7] S.Geyik, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Grammatical Inference for Modeling Mobility Patterns in Networks", in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2013. [pdf]

  • [J6] E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Exploiting Friendship Relations for Efficient Routing in Mobile Social Networks", in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TDPS), 2012. [pdf]
  • [This paper was selected as the spotlight paper for the Dec. 2012 issue of the IEEE TDPS.]

  • [J5] E.Bulut and B.Szymanski, "Secure Multi-copy Routing in Compromised Delay Tolerant Networks", in Springer Wireless Personal Communications, 2013. [pdf]

  • [J4] Z.Wang, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Energy Efficient Location Service for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks", Elsevier Ad hoc Networks Journal, 2013. [pdf]

  • [J3] E.Bulut, and I.Korpeoglu, "Sleep Scheduling with Expected Common Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks", ACM Wireless Networks Journal, vol. 17, issue 1, pp. 19-40, 2011. [pdf]

  • [J2] Z.Wang, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Distributed Energy Efficient Target Tracking with Binary Sensor Networks", ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, vol. 6, no. 4, July, 2010. [pdf]

  • [J1] E.Bulut, Z.Wang, and B.Szymanski, "Cost Effective Multi-Period Spraying for Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), vol. 18, no. 5, October, 2010. [pdf]

Book Chapters

  • [B3] E.Bulut "Delay Tolerant Mobile Sensor Networks: Routing Challenges and Solutions", The Philosophy of Mission-Oriented Wireless Sensor Networks (H. Ammari Ed.), Springer Publisher, 2018. [pdf]

  • [B2] B. O. Holzbauer, E.Bulut, B.Szymanski, "Incentivizing Participatory Sensing via Auction Mechanisms", Chapter in Opportunistic Mobile Social Networks, Jie Wu and Yunsheng Wang, Eds, Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 2014, to pp. 339-376. [pdf]

  • [B1] E.Bulut, B.Szymanski, "Bio-inspired Multi-Period Routing Algorithms in Delay Tolerant Networks", Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 6745, 2011. [pdf]

Conference and Workshop Papers

  • [C59] E.Bulut and A. Dhungana, "Social-Aware Energy Balancing in MobileOpportunistic Networks", accepted to appear in Proc. of IEEE 16th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS) - 2nd International Workshop on Wirelessly Powered Systems and Networks (WPSN), July 15-17, 2020.[pdf]

  • [C58] A. Dhungana, and E.Bulut, "Opportunistic Wireless Crowd Charging of IoT Devices from Smartphones", accepted to appear in Proc. of IEEE 16th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS) - 2nd International Workshop on Wirelessly Powered Systems and Networks (WPSN), July 15-17, 2020.[pdf]

  • [C57] S. Hernandez, and E.Bulut, "Lightweight and Standalone IoT based WiFi Sensing for Active Repositioning and Mobility", accepted to appear in Proc. of 21st IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), August 31 - September 03, 2020, Cork, Ireland.[pdf]

  • [C56] S. Hernandez, and E.Bulut, "Performing WiFi Sensing with Off-the-shelf Smartphones", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (Percom), 23-27 March 2020, Austin, TX, USA. [pdf]

  • [C55] F. Yucel, and E.Bulut, "Location-dependent Task Assignment for Opportunistic Mobile Crowdsensing", in Proceedings of the IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), 10-13 January 2020, Las Vegas, USA. [pdf]

  • [C54] S. Hernandez, and E.Bulut, "TrinaryMC: Monte Carlo Based Anchorless Relative Positioning for Indoor Positioning", in Proceedings of the IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), 10-13 January 2020, Las Vegas, USA. [pdf]

  • [C53] A. Dhungana, and E.Bulut, "Mobile Energy Balancing in Heterogeneous Opportunistic Networks", in Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), Monterey, CA, USA, November 4 - 7, 2019. [pdf]

  • [C52] A. Dhungana, and E.Bulut, "Loss-Aware Efficient Energy Balancing in Mobile Opportunistic Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), 9-13 December 2019, Waikoloa, HI, USA. [pdf]

  • [C51] F. Yucel, and E.Bulut, "Joint Optimization of System and User oriented Task Assignment in Mobile Crowdsensing", in Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), 9-13 December 2019, Waikoloa, HI, USA. [pdf]

  • [C50] C. Wickramasinghe, D. Marino, F. Yucel, E.Bulut, and M. Manic,, "Data Driven Hourly Taxi Drop-offs Prediction using TLC Trip Record Data", in Proc. 12th International Conference on Human System Interaction (IEEE HSI) 2019, Richmond VA, USA, June, 25-27, 2019. [pdf]

  • [C49] E. Erdin, M. Cebe, K. Akkaya, E.Bulut, and S. Uluagac, "A Heuristic-based Private Bitcoin Payment Network Formation Using Off-Chain Links", in Proc. of The International Conference on Blockchain (Blockchain-2019), Atlanta, July 14-17, 2019. [pdf]

  • [C48] A. Dhungana, and E.Bulut, "Energy sharing based Content Delivery in Mobile Social Networks", in Proc. of 20th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Washington D.C., June, 2019 (acceptance ratio 16%). [pdf]

  • [C47] E.Bulut*, and M. Yuksel "Integrating In-Network Computing for Secure and Efficient Cascaded Delivery in DTNs", in Proc. of the 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2019) - Workshop on Network Meets Intelligent Computations (NMIC), Dallas, July, 2019. [pdf]

  • [C46] S. Chaudhry, E.Bulut, and M. Yuksel "A Distributed SDN Application for Cross-Institution Data Access", in Proc. of 28th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2019), July, 2019. [pdf]

  • [C45] E. Ucer , R. Buckreus, M. C. Kisacikoglu, E.Bulut, M. Guven, Y. Sozer, L. Giubbolini "A Flexible V2V Charger as a New Layer of Vehicle-Grid Integration Framework", in Proc. of IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC), 2019. [pdf]

  • [C44] E.Bulut, I. Guvenc and K. Akkaya "Privacy Preserving Distributed Matching for Device-to-Device IoT Communications", in Proc. of The 12th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy (ACM WiSec), Miami, May, 2019 (Poster). [pdf]

  • [C43] M.U. Chowdhury, S.J.Maeng, I. Guvenc and E.Bulut, "Effects of 3D antenna radiation and two-hop relaying on optimal UAV trajectory in cellular networks", in Proc. IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March, 2019. [pdf]

  • [C42] M.U. Chowdhury, E.Bulut and I. Guvenc, "Trajectory Optimization in UAV-Assisted Cellular Networks under Mission Duration Constraint", in Proc. IEEE Radio & Wireless Week (RWS), Orlando, Jan, 2019. [pdf]

  • [C41] F. Yucel, E.Bulut and K. Akkaya, "Privacy Preserving Distributed Stable Matching of Electric Vehicles and Charge Suppliers", in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Chicago, August, 2018. [pdf]

  • [C40] E.Bulut, and I. Guvenc, "Dynamically Shared Wide-Area Cellular Communication for Hyper-dense IoT Devices", in Proc. Local Computer Networks (LCN) Workshops, Chicago, October, 2018. [pdf]

  • [C39] H. Binol, E.Bulut, K. Akkaya, and I. Guvenc, "Time Optimal Multi-UAV Path Planning for Gathering ITS Data from Roadside Units", in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Chicago, August, 2018. [pdf]

  • [C38] E. Erdin, M. Cebe, K. Akkaya, S. Solak, E.Bulut, and S. Uluagac, "Building a Private Bitcoin-based Payment Network among Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations", in Proc. of The International Conference on Blockchain (Blockchain-2018), Halifax, Canada, July 30-Aug 3, 2018. [pdf]

  • [C37] E.Bulut, S. Hernandez, A. Dhungana and B. Szymanski, "Is Crowdcharging Possible?", in Proc. of The 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2018), 2018. [pdf]

  • [C36] E.Bulut and I. Guvenc, "Trajectory Optimization for Cellular-Connected UAVs with Disconnectivity Constraint", in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) Workshop on Integrating 5G into UAVs , Kansas City, May, 2018. [pdf]

  • [C35] A. Dhungana, T. Arodz, and E.Bulut, "Charging Skip Optimization with Peer-to-Peer Wireless Energy Sharing in Mobile Networks,", in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) , Kansas City, May, 2018. [pdf]

  • [C34] B. Roberts, K. Akkaya, E.Bulut, and M. Kisacikoglu, "An Authentication Framework for Electric Vehicle-to-Electric Vehicle Charging Applications,", in Proc. MASS REU Research in Networking and Systems Workshop 2017, Orlando, October, 2017. [pdf]

  • [C33] E.Bulut, and A. Gossain, "Mobile Core Network Redimensioning for Efficient Resource Utilization,", in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) Perfecto Workshop 2017, Atlanta, May, 2017. [pdf]

  • [C32] A. Dhungana, and E. Bulut, "Timely Information Dissemination with Distributed Storage in Delay Tolerant Mobile Sensor Networks,", in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) MiseNet Workshop 2017, Atlanta, May, 2017. [pdf]

  • [C31] E.Bulut, and B. K. Szymanski, "Identifying the Space Buddies to Track Lost Items,", in Proc. SocialSens 2017 (in conjunction with CPSWeek), Pittsburg, April, 2017. [pdf]

  • [C30] E.Bulut, and M. Kisacikoglu, "Mitigating Range Anxiety via Vehicle-to-Vehicle Social Charging System,", in Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2017, Sydney, June, 2017. [pdf]

  • [C29] E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Mobile Energy Sharing through Power Buddies,", in Proc. IEEE WCNC 2017, San Francisco, March, 2017. [pdf]

  • [C28] E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Rethinking Offloading WiFi Access Point Deployment from User Perspective,", Workshop on Smart Environments & Urban Networking, (SEUNet) in Proc. IEEE WiMob 2016, New York, NY, October 17, 2016. [pdf]

  • [C27] E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Understanding User Behavior via Mobile Data Analysis", in Proceedings of Proc. IEEE ICC Workshops, pp. 1548-1553., June 8, London, UK, 2015. [pdf]

  • [C26] E.Bulut, M.E.Ahsen, and B.Szymanski, "Opportunistic Wireless Charging for Mobile Social and Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Management of Emerging Networks and Services (IEEE MENS 2014) in conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, 8-12 December, Austin, 2014. [pdf]

  • [C25] B. O. Holzbauer, B.Szymanski and E.Bulut, "Impact of Socially Based Demand on the Efficiency of Caching Strategy", in Proceedings of the Proc. 6th IEEE Int. Conf. Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops), IEEE Press, pp. 401-406. , Budapest, Hungary, March 24-28, 2014. [pdf]

  • [C24] E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "WiFi Access Point Deployment for Efficient Mobile Data Offloading", in Proceedings of ACM International Workshop on Practical Issues and Applications in Next Generation Wireless Networks (PINGEN 2012) at Mobicom 2012., Istanbul, Turkey, August 26, 2012, pp. 45-50. [pdf]

  • [C23] B. O. Holzbauer, B.Szymanski and E.Bulut, "Socially-Aware Market Mechanism for Participatory Sensing", in Proceedings of ACM International Workshop on Mission-Oriented Wireless Sensor Networking (MiSeNet) at Mobicom 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, August 26, 2012, pp. 9-14. [pdf]

  • [C22] S. Geyik, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Utilizing PCFGs for Modeling and Learning Service Compositions in Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Service Computing, Hawaii, June, 2012. [pdf]

  • [C21] E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "On Growth of Limited Scale-free Overlay Network Topologies", in Proceedings of Fourth International Workshop on Network Science for Communication Networks (NetSciCom 2012), in conjunction with INFOCOM 2012, Orlando, March, 2012. [pdf]

  • [C20] E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "On Secure Multi-copy based Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks", in Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Privacy, Security and Trust in Mobile and Wireless Systems (MobiPST 2011), in conjunction with ICCN, 2011, July, 2011. [pdf]

  • [C19] E.Bulut, S.Geyik and B.Szymanski, "Efficient Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks with Correlated Node Mobility", in Proceedings of 7th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), Nov, 2010. [pdf]

  • [C18] E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Friendship based Routing in Delay Tolerant Mobile Social Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Dec, 2010. [pdf]

  • [C17] S.Geyik, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "PCFG Based Synthetic Mobility Trace Generation", in Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Dec, 2010. [pdf]

  • [C16] Z.Wang, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Service Discovery in Delay Tolerant Networks", in workshop on Heterogeneous, Multi-Hop, Wireless and Mobile Networks (HeterWMN), in conjunction with IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Dec, 2010. [pdf]

  • [C15] E.Bulut, S.Geyik and B.Szymanski, "Conditional Shortest Path Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks", in Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM) , June, 2010. [pdf]

  • [C14] Z.Wang, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "An Energy Efficient Location Service for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks", in Proceedings 25th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences(ISCIS), Sept, 2010. [pdf]

  • [C13] E.Bulut, Z.Wang, and B.Szymanski, "Cost Efficient Erasure Coding based Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) , Capetown, May 2010. [pdf]

  • [C12] E.Bulut, Z.Wang, and B.Szymanski, "The Effect of Neighbor Graph Connectivity on Coverage Redundancy in Wireless Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) , Capetown, May 2010. [pdf]

  • [C11] E.Bulut, Z.Wang, and B.Szymanski, "Impact of Social Networks in Delay Tolerant Routing", in Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Dec, 2009. [pdf]

  • [C10] Z.Wang, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Distributed Target Tracking with Directional Binary Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Dec, 2009. [pdf]

  • [C9] Z.Wang, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Energy Efficient Collision Aware Multipath Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) , Dresden, Germany, June 2009. [pdf]

  • [C8] E.Bulut, J.Zheng, Z.Wang, and B.Szymanski, "Balancing the Cost-Quality Tradeoff in Cooperative Ad hoc and Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of Military Communications Conference (MILCOM) , San Diego Convention Center, November 17-19, 2009. [pdf]

  • [C7] E.Bulut, Z.Wang, and B.Szymanski, "Minimizing Average Spraying Cost for Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks", in Proceedings of Second Annual Conference of International Technology Alliance (ITA), ACITA, Imperial College London, September 2008. [pdf]

  • [C6] E.Bulut, Z.Wang, and B.Szymanski, "Time Dependent Message Spraying for Routing in Intermittently Connected Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), vol., no., pp.1-6, New Orleans, November 2008. [pdf]

  • [C5] Z.Wang, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "Distributed Target Tracking with Imperfect Binary Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), vol., no., pp.1-6, New Orleans, November 2008. [pdf]

  • [C4] E.Bulut, Z.Wang, and B.Szymanski, "Cost-Quality Tradeoff in Cooperative Sensor Networking", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) Workshops, Beijing, China, pp. 112-117, May 2008. [pdf]

  • [C3] Z.Wang, E.Bulut, and B.Szymanski, "A Distributed Cooperative Target Tracking with Binary Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) Workshops, Beijing, China, pp. 306-310, May 2008. [pdf]

  • [C2] E.Bulut, and I.Korpeoglu, "DSSP: A Dynamic Sleep Scheduling Protocol for Prolonging the Lifetime of Wireess Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of Third IEEE International Workshop on Heterogeneous Wireless Networks, in conjunction with AINA, Niagara Falls, Canada, Volume 2, pp. 725 - 730, May 21-23, 2007. [pdf]

  • [C1] E.Bulut, and T.Capin, "Key Frame Extraction from Motion Capture Data by Curve Saliency", in Proceedings of 20th Annual Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents, Belgium, June 2007. [pdf]