Publications

Selected Publications (Google Scholar) (GitHub Repository)

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Journal Papers

  • Harsha Kandula, Veena Chidurala, Yuan Cao, and Xinrong Li, "Localization of BLE device based on single-device RSSI and DOA measurements," Network, MDPI, May 2024. [PDF@MDPI]
  • Lee M. Smith, Yuan Cao, Sheldon Q. Shi, Xinrong Li, Weihuan Zhao, "Modeling of gas production during pyrolysis of biomass with triple gaussian function," Industrial Crops and Products, October 2023. [PDF@Springer]
  • Cesar Chavez‑Tolentino, Xinrong Li, Hector R. Siller, and Hamid Sadat, "Aerodynamic behavior and acoustic signature of propellers fabricated by additive manufacturing," International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, October 2023. [PDF@Springer]
  • Gyulim Kim, Hoojin Lee, Xinrong Li, and Seong Ho Chae, "Secrecy outage probability and secrecy diversity order of Alamouti STBC with decision feedback detection over time-selective fading channels," IEICE Trans. Fundamentals, September 2023.
  • Lee M. Smith, Sujata Mandal, Yuan Cao, Jiyao Hu, Changlei Xia, Sheldon Q. Shi, Xinrong Li, Haifeng Zhang, and Jose Calderon, "Impact of gas concentrations on the self-activation of southern yellow pine during the pyrolysis process," Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, October 2022. [PDF@Springer]
  • Veena Chidurala and Xinrong Li, "Detection of moving objects using thermal imaging sensors for occupancy estimation," Internet of Things, Elsevier, vol. 17, March 2022. [PDF@Elsevier/ScienceDirect]
  • Xinrong Li, Xiaodong Wang, Qing Yang, and Song Fu, "Signal processing for TDM MIMO FMCW millimeter-wave radar sensors," IEEE Access, vol. 9, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Section, December 2021. [PDF@IEEE] [source code @GitHub, coming soon]
  • Yuan Cao, Harsha Kandula, and Xinrong Li, "Measurement and analysis of RSS using Bluetooth mesh network for localization applications," Network, MDPI, vol. 1, no. 3, December 2021. [PDF@MDPI]
  • Veena Chidurala and Xinrong Li, "Occupancy estimation using thermal imaging sensors and machine learning algorithms," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 21, no. 6, March 2021. [PDF@IEEE].
  • Imran Charania and Xinrong Li, "Smart farming: agriculture's shift from a labor intensive to technology native industry," Internet of Things, Elsevier, vol. 9, March 2020. [PDF@Elsevier/ScienceDirect]
  • Mitchell J Grabner, Xinrong Li, and Shengli Fu, "An adaptive BLAST successive interference cancellation method for high data rate perfect space-time coded MIMO systems," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 69, no. 2, February. 2020. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Nathan A. Ruprecht and Xinrong Li, “Implementation of compressive sampling for wireless sensor network applications,” International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSN), InderScience Journals, vol. 31, no. 4, October 2019. [Final Draft]
  • Sherin Abraham and Xinrong Li, "Design of a low-cost wireless indoor air quality sensor network system," International Journal of Wireless Information Networks, Springer, March 2016. [PDF@Springer] [Final Draft]
  • Jue Yang and Xinrong Li, "Time synchronization algorithms in low-cost wireless sensor network systems," International Journal of Wireless Information Networks, Springer, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 196-207, September 2014. [PDF@Springer] [Final Draft]
  • Sujin Kim, Youngok Kim, Xinrong Li, and Joonhyuk Kang, "Orthogonal pulse design in consideration of FCC and IEEE 802.15.4a constraints," IEEE Communication Letters, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 896-899, May 2013. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Hongsong Zhu, Xinrong Li, Yongjun Xu, and Xiaowei Li, "An energy-efficient link quality monitoring scheme for wireless networks," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (WCMC), John Wiley & Sons InterScience Journals, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 3333-344, 2012. [PDF@Wiley]
  • Zhulin An, Hongsong Zhu, Xinrong Li, Chaonong Xu, Yongjun Xu, and Xiaowei Li, "Non-identical linear pulse-coupled oscillators model with application to time synchronization in wireless sensor networks," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 58, Issue 6, pp. 2205-2215, June 2011. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Xinrong Li, "Collaborative multi-sensor tracking in mobile wireless sensor networks," International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNET), InderScience Journals, Vol. 8, No. 3/4, 2010. [PDF@IndereScience] [Final Draft]
  • Xinrong Li and Jue Yang, "Posterior Cramer-Rao bound for collaborative multi-sensor tracking in wireless sensor networks," Systemics and Informatics World Network, vol. 11, August 2010.
  • Jue Yang, Chengyang Zhang, Xinrong Li, Yan Huang, Shengli Fu, and Miguel Acevedo, "Integration of wireless sensor networks in environmental monitoring cyber infrastructure," Wireless Networks, Springer/ACM, DOI: 10.1007/s11276-009-0190-1, June 2009. [PDF@ACM]
  • Brian Harrington, Yan Huang, Jue Yang, Xinrong Li, "Energy efficient map interpolation for sensor fields using Kriging," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 622-635, May 2009. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Xinrong Li, "Collaborative localization with received signal strength in wireless sensor networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 3807-3817, November 2007. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Nayef Alsindi, Xinrong Li, and Kaveh Pahlavan, "Analysis of time of arrival estimation using wideband measurements of indoor radio propagations," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 1537-1545, October 2007. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Xinrong Li, "RSS-based location estimation with unknown pathloss model," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 5, no. 12, pp. 3626-3633, December 2006. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Bardia Alavi, Kaveh Pahlavan, Nayef Alsindi, and Xinrong Li, "Using UWB measurements for statistical analysis of the ranging error in indoor multipath environment," International Journal on Wireless & Optical Communications (IJWOC), World Scientific Journals, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 189-202, August 2006.
  • Ali Ghazizahedi, Xinrong Li, and Kaveh Pahlavan, "Trends in IEEE 802.11 WLANs," IEEE Vehicular Technology Society News (now IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine), pp 34-40, May 2005.
  • Xinrong Li and Kaveh Pahlavan, "Super-resolution TOA estimation with diversity for indoor geolocation," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 224-234, January 2004. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Xiaosong Tang, Ian L.-J. Thng, and Xinrong Li, "A new digital approach to design 3D CAP waveforms," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 12-16, January 2003. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Kaveh Pahlavan, Xinrong Li, and Juha-Pekka Makela, "Indoor geolocation science and technology," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 112-118, February 2002. [PDF@IEEE]
  • Ming Zhu, Junpu Wang, and Xinrong Li, "Complex system modeling using BP neural networks," Computer Simulation Journal, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 19-21, Apr. 1997. (in Chinese)

Books and Book Chapters

  • Hui Li, Haiyong Luo, Fang Zhao, and Xinrong Li, "TACO: A traceback algorithm based on ant colony optimization for geomagnetic positioning," Advances in Wireless Sensor Networks, Editors: Limin Sun, Huadong Ma, Dingyi Fang, Jinping Niu, and Wei Wang, pp 208-222, Springer, 2015.
  • Jue Yang and Xinrong Li, "Bayesian indoor positioning methods," Encyclopedia of Geographical Information Science, edited by Shashi Shekhar and Hui Xiong, pp. 559-566, Springer, 2007.
  • Xinrong Li, "Super-Resolution TOA Estimation with Diversity Techniques for Indoor Geolocation Applications", Ph.D. Dissertation, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, 2003. [PDF]
  • Kaveh Pahlavan, Jacques Beneat, and Xinrong Li, "Trends in wireless indoor networks," Wiley Encyclopedia of Telecommunications, edited by John Proakis, ISBN: 0471369721, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.
  • Kaveh Pahlavan, Xinrong Li, Mika Ylianttila, and Matti Latva-aho, "Wireless data communication systems," Wireless Communication Technologies - New Multimedia Systems, edited by N. Morinaga, R. Kohno, and S. Sampei, pp. 201-214, ISBN: 0-7923-7900-4, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.

Conference Papers

  • Sourabh Yadav, T. Le, S. Dong, Heng Fan, Qing Yang, Chenxi Qiu, Xinrong Li, Yan Huang, “A new simulation platform for learning-empowered distributed sensing,” SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, 2024.
  • Cameron Emadi, Fabio Dos Santos Neto, Edward M. Mager, Breana Smithers, Xinrong Li, Miguel F. Acevedo, “Desalination concentrate as a potential resource for inland aquaculture,” Water Innovations and Networking Workshop, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Alamogordo, NM, 2023.
  • William Locke, Nikita Lokhmachev, Yan Huang, and Xinrong Li, "Radio map estimation with deep dual path autoencoders and skip connection learning", IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), September 2023.
  • Veena Chidurala, Xiaodong Wang, Xinrong Li, and Jesse Hamner, "IoT based sensor system design for real-time non-intrusive occupancy monitoring," IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things and Intelligence System (IoTaIS), November 2022. (First-Place Best Paper Award)
  • Xinrong Li, "Versatile platform for measuring UAS aerodynamics and aeroacoustics characteristics," IEEE Symposium on Unmanned Air Transportation, November 2019.
  • Veena Chidurala and Xinrong Li, "Occupancy estimation with IR array sensors and ML algorithms for smart building applications," IEEE Symposium on Unmanned Air Transportation, November 2019.
  • Yuan Cao and Xinrong Li, "BLE mesh network for swarm robotics," IEEE Symposium on Unmanned Air Transportation, November 2019.
  • Mitchell J Grabner, Xinrong Li, Shengli Fu, "Low Complexity Dynamic Soft-Output Sphere Decoding Based on LLR Clipping and Scaled Euclidean Distances," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2018.
  • Mitchell J Grabner, Xinrong Li, Shengli Fu, "Performance of perfect space-time codes under linear MMSE equalization and BLAST based decoding for large data rates," IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems (WMCS), 2018.
  • Mi Zhou, Yixin Gu, Xinrong Li, Shengli Fu, Bayaner Arigong, "A symmetrical two-way power divider with impedance transforming property," IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems (WMCS), 2018.
  • Wen Du, Lisha Yao, Di Wu, Xinrong Li, Guodong Liu, and Tao Yang, "Accelerated Distributed Energy Management for Microgrids," IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2018.
  • Mitchell J Grabner, Xinrong Li, Shengli Fu, "A novel soft-output decoding method for integer space-time block codes," IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems (WMCS), 2017.
  • Julang Ying, Kaveh Pahlavan, Xinrong Li, "Precision of RSS-based indoor geolocation in IoT applications," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2017.
  • Jeff Smith and Xinrong Li, "AirSniffer: A smartphone-based sensor system for body area climate and air quality monitoring," The 10th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), Worcester, MA, March 2016.
  • Sheikh Ferdoush and Xinrong Li, "Wireless sensor network system design using Raspberry Pi and Arduino for environmental monitoring applications," Procedia Computer Science, vol. 34, pp. 103-110, 2014. [PDF@Elsevier/ScienceDirect] (Special issue for The 9th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications, August 2014)
  • Sherin Abraham and Xinrong Li, "A cost-effective wireless sensor network system for indoor air quality monitoring applications," Procedia Computer Science, vol. 34, pp. 165-171, 2014. [PDF@Elsevier/ScienceDirect] (Special issue for The 9th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications, August 2014)
  • Eric Ayeh, Kamesh Namuduri, and Xinrong Li, "Performance evaluation of eigenvalue-based detection strategies in a sensor network," IEEE ICC - Signal Processing for Communications Symposium, June 2014.
  • Eric Ayeh, Kamesh Namuduri, and Xinrong Li, "Statistical ranking of sensor observations for centralized detection with distributed sensors," The IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2013.
  • Xinrong Li, "Collaborative localization and tracking in wireless sensor networks," Invitational Workshop on Opportunistic RF Localization for Next Generation Wireless Devices, May 2012.
  • Veenadhar Katragadda, Marigona Bokshi, Yan Wan, and Xinrong Li, "An interactive tool to investigate the inference performance of network dynamics from data," AIAA Infotech Conference, June 2012.
  • Neelima Kamineni and Xinrong Li, "Analysis of anti-collision multi-tag identification algorithms in passive RFID systems," International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), Karur, Tamilnadu, India, July 2010.
  • Jue Yang and Xinrong Li, "Design and implementation of low-power wireless sensor networks for environmental monitoring," IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Information Security (WCNIS), Beijing, China, June 2010.
  • Kalyan Subbu and Xinrong Li, "SFRP: A selective flooding-based routing protocol for clustered wireless sensor networks, " IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS), New Orleans, LA, January 2010.
  • Xinrong Li, "Distributed implementation of particle filters for collaborative tracking in mobile ad-hoc and sensor networks," International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP), Beijing, China, October 2008.
  • Jue Yang, Chengyang Zhang, Xinrong Li, Yan Huang, Shengli Fu, and Miguel Acevedo, "An environmental monitoring system with integrated wired and wireless sensors," International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications (WASA), Dallas, TX, October 2008; also in the book Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 5258, pp. 224-236, 2008.
  • Oscar N. Garcia, Shengli Fu, and Xinrong Li, "When collective dynamic knowledge is greater than the sum of its parts: The case for mobile wireless sensor networks," International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN), Las Vegas, NV, July 2008.
  • Xinrong Li and Jue Yang, "Sequential Monte Carlo methods for collaborative multi-sensor tracking," IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), Orlando, FL, October 2007.
  • Xinrong Li and Jue Yang, "Posterior Cramer-Rao bound for collaborative multi-sensor tracking in wireless sensor networks," International Conference on Complex Open Distributed Systems (CODS), Chengdu, China, July 2007.
  • Nayef Alsindi, Kaveh Pahlavan, Bardia Alavi, and Xinrong Li, "A novel cooperative localization algorithm for indoor sensor networks," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Helsinki, Finland, September 2006.
  • Robert Akl, Dinesh Tummala, and Xinrong Li, "Indoor propagation modeling at 2.4GHz for IEEE 802.11 networks," International Conference on Wireless Networks and Emerging Technologies (WNET), Banff, Canada, July 2006.
  • Xinrong Li, "An iterative NLOS mitigation algorithm for location estimation in sensor networks," 15th IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Myconos, Greece, June 2006. [PDF]
  • Avanthi Koneru, Xinrong Li, and Murali Varanasi, "Comparative study of RSS-based collaborative localization methods in sensor networks," The IEEE Region 5 Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 2006.
  • Xinrong Li, "Performance study of RSS-based location estimation techniques for wireless sensor networks," IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), Atlantic City, NJ, October 2005.
  • Bardia Alavi, Kaveh Pahlavan, Nayef Alsindi, and Xinrong Li, "Indoor geolocation distance error modeling using UWB channel measurements," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Berlin, Germany, September 2005.
  • Bardia Alavi, Kaveh Pahlavan, Xinrong Li, and Nayef Alsindi, "Indoor geolocation distance error modeling with UWB technology," International Conference on Communication and Computer Networks (CCN), Cambridge, MA, November 2004.
  • Nayef Alsindi, Xinrong Li, and Kaveh Pahlavan, "Performance of TOA estimation algorithms in different indoor multipath conditions," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Atlanta, GA, March 2004.
  • Xinrong Li, Kaveh Pahlavan, and Jacques Beneat, "Performance of TOA estimation techniques in indoor multipath channels," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Lisbon, Portugal, September 2002.
  • Xinrong Li and Kaveh Pahlavan, "Indoor super-resolution TOA measurement in frequency-domain," The Third IEEE WLAN Workshop, Newton, MA, September 2001.
  • Xinrong Li, Kaveh Pahlavan, Matti Latva-aho, and Mika Ylianttila, "Comparison of indoor geolocation methods in DSSS and OFDM wireless LAN systems," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Boston, MA, September 2000.
  • Xinrong Li, Kaveh Pahlavan, Matti Latva-aho, and Mika Ylianttila, "Indoor geolocation using OFDM signals in HIPERLAN/2 wireless LANs," IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), London, UK, September 2000.
  • Kaveh Pahlavan, Xinrong Li, Mika Ylianttila, Ranvir Chana, and Matti Latva-aho, "An overview of wireless indoor geolocation techniques and systems," IEEE International Conference on Mobile and Wireless Communication Networks(MWCN), Paris, France, May 2000; also in the book Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 1818, pp. 1-13, 2000.
  • Ian L.-J. Thng, Xinrong Li, and Chi-Chung Ko, "A new 3D CAP system," The IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), Cheju, Korea, September 1999.
  • Xinrong Li, Ian L.-J. Thng, and Chi-Chung Ko, "An improved design of 3-D CAP signature waveforms against quantization noise," IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), pp. 369-374, Red Sea, Egypt, July 1999.