Faculty Profile

Qing Yang

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Computer Science and Engineering
College
College of Engineering

    

Education

PhD, Auburn University Main Campus, 2011.
Major: Computer Science & Engineering

Current Scheduled Teaching*

CSCE 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
CSCE 6940.710, Individual Research, Fall 2021
CSCE 3530.001, Introduction to Computer Networks, Fall 2021 Syllabus
CSCE 4999.710, Senior Thesis, Fall 2021

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

CSCE 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
CSCE 6940.710, Individual Research, Spring 2021
CSCE 3600.002, Principles of Systems Programming, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CSCE 6933.002, Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Engineering, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CSCE 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
CSCE 6940.710, Individual Research, Fall 2020
CSCE 5950.710, Master's Thesis, Fall 2020
CSCE 3600.002, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CSCE 3600.005, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CSCE 3600.201, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.202, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.203, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.204, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.205, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.206, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.207, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.208, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.221, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.224, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.235, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.273, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 3600.285, Principles of Systems Programming, Fall 2020 SPOT
CSCE 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2020
CSCE 6940.710, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2020
CSCE 5934.710, Directed Study, Spring 2020
CSCE 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
CSCE 6940.710, Individual Research, Spring 2020
CSCE 4510.001, Introduction to Wireless Communications, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CSCE 5950.710, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
CSCE 4999.710, Senior Thesis, Spring 2020
CSCE 5510.001, Wireless Communication, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CSCE 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
CSCE 3530.001, Introduction to Computer Networks, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CSCE 4890.710, Directed Study, Spring 2019
CSCE 6940.710, Individual Research, Spring 2019
CSCE 4510.001, Introduction to Wireless Communications, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CSCE 4999.710, Senior Thesis, Spring 2019
CSCE 6900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2019
CSCE 5510.001, Wireless Communication, Spring 2019 SPOT
CSCE 6933.710, Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Engineering, Fall 2018 SPOT
CSCE 6940.710, Individual Research, Fall 2018
CSCE 6900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2018
INFO 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2018
CSCE 6940.710, Individual Research, Spring 2018
CSCE 4510.001, Introduction to Wireless Communications, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CSCE 5510.001, Wireless Communication, Spring 2018 SPOT
CSCE 5510.600, Wireless Communication, Spring 2018 SPOT
CSCE 6940.715, Individual Research, Fall 2017
CSCE 6900.715, Special Problems, Fall 2017
CSCE 4520.001, Wireless Networks and Protocols, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CSCE 5520.001, Wireless Networks and Protocols, Fall 2017 SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding
Guo, H., Zhang, N., Wu, S., Yang, Q. (2020). Deep Learning Driven Wireless Real-time Human Activity Recognition. ICC 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). 1-6.
Ma, X., Qiao, Z., Guo, J., Tang, S., Q., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2020). Cascaded Context Dependency: An Extremely Lightweight Module For Deep Convolutional Neural Networks. The 27th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP).
Shen, Z., He, S., Yang, Q. (2020). QuickWalk: Quick Trust Assessment for Vehicular Social Networks. The Fourth IEEE International Workshop on the Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Systems and Networks (MobiSec 2020). 793-798. IEEE.
Ma, X., Guo, J., Chen, Q., Tang, S., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2020). Attention Meets Normalization and Beyond. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME).
Ma, X., Guo, J., Chen, Q., Tang, S., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2020). Attention Meets Normalization and Beyond. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. IEEE. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9102909
Guo, J., Ma, X., Sansom, A., McGuire, M., Kalaani, A., Chen, Q., Tang, S., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2020). SPANet: Spatial Pyramid Attention Network for Enhanced Image Recognition. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. 1-6. IEEE. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9102906
Ma, X., Qiao, Z., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2020). Accurate Object Detection in Smart Transportation Using Multiple Cameras. The Third IEEE International Conference on Connected and Autonomous Driving (MetroCAD 2020). IEEE.
Guo, J., Yang, Q., Fu, S., Boyles, R., Turner, S., Clarke, K. (2020). Towards Trustworthy Perception InformationSharing on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles. The Third IEEE International Conference on Connected and Autonomous Driving (MetroCAD 2020). IEEE.
Tang, S., Gu, Z., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2019). Smart Home IoT Anomaly Detection based on Ensemble Model Learning From Heterogeneous Data. IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data). 8. IEEE.
Xie, D., Zhong, X., Yang, Q., Huang, Y. (2019). Comprehensive cooperative deep deterministic policy gradients for multi-agent systems in unstable environment. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Multi-Domain Operations Applications. 11006, 110060K.
Guo, J., Cheng, X., Chen, Q., Yang, Q. (2019). Detection of Occluded Road Signs on Autonomous Driving Vehicles. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME). 856--861.
Chen, Q., Ma, X., Tang, S., Guo, J., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2019). F-cooper: feature based cooperative perception for autonomous vehicle edge computing system using 3D point clouds. Proceedings of the 4th ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing. 88--100.
Liu, G., Li, C., Yang, Q. (2019). NeuralWalk: Trust Assessment in Online Social Networks with Neural Networks. IEEE INFOCOM 2019-IEEE Conference on Computer Communications. 1999--2007.
Zou, P., Qingge, L., Yang, Q., Zhu, B. (2019). Trajectory Comparison in a Vehicular Network I: Computing a Consensus Trajectory. International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications. 533--544.
Qingge, L., Zou, P., Dai, L., Yang, Q., Zhu, B. (2019). Trajectory Comparison in a Vehicular Network II: Eliminating the Redundancy. International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications. 260--271.
Chen, Q., Tang, S., Hochstetler, J., Guo, J., Li, Y., Xiong, J., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2019). Low-latency High-level Data Sharing for Connected and Autonomous Vehicular Networks. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet (ICII). 10. IEEE. http://www.ieee-icii.org/
Chen, Q., Tang, S., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2019). Cooper: Cooperative Perception for Connected Autonomous Vehicles Based on 3D Point Clouds. 2019 IEEE 39th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS). 514-524.
Cong, H., Li, Q., Zhou, C., Yang, Q. (2018). Analysis on Connectivity of Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Simulation. 2018 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC). 762--768.
Luo, Y., Pu, L., Zhao, Y., Wang, W., Yang, Q., Peng, Z. (2018). Revisiting Transmission Scheduling in RF Energy Harvesting Wireless Communications. Proceedings of the Eighteenth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing. 314--315. New York, NY, USA: ACM. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3209582.3225204
Li, X., Fang, H., Yang, Q., Zhang, J. (2018). Who is Your Best Friend?: Ranking Social Network Friends According to Trust Relationship. Proceedings of the 26th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. 301--309. New York, NY, USA: ACM. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3209219.3209243
Liu, G., Chen, Q., Yang, Q., Zhu, B., Wang, H., Wang, W. (2017). OpinionWalk: An efficient solution to massive trust assessment in online social networks. INFOCOM 2017-IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, IEEE. 1--9.
Xu, Q., Su, Z., Hui, Y., Yang, Q. (2017). Caching Scheme with Edge Nodes for Mobile Cyber Physical Systems. Orlando: 2017 IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress.
Liu, Y., Chen, Q., Liu, H., Hu, C., Yang, Q. (2016). A Non Destructive Interference based receiver-initiated MAC protocol for wireless sensor networks. Consumer Communications \& Networking Conference (CCNC), 2016 13th IEEE Annual. 1030--1035.
Feng, W., Sun, J., Zhang, L., Cao, C., Yang, Q. (2016). A support vector machine based naive Bayes algorithm for spam filtering. Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), 2016 IEEE 35th International. 1--8.
Kuerban, M., Tian, Y., Yang, Q., Jia, Y., Huebert, B., Poss, D. (2016). FlowSec: DOS Attack Mitigation Strategy on SDN Controller. Networking, Architecture and Storage (NAS), 2016 IEEE International Conference on. 1--2.
Wu, S., Abed, S. H., Yang, Q., Wang, H. (2016). IEEE 802.11 Traffic Measurement and Analysis. Proceedings of the 9th EAI International Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications. 1--6.
Chen, Q., Bellows, B., Wittie, M. P., Patterson, S., Yang, Q. (2016). MOVESET: MOdular VEhicle SEnsor Technology. Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2016 IEEE. 1--4.
Journal Article
Luo, Y., Pu, L., Zhao, Y., Wang, W., Yang, Q. (2020). A Nonlinear Recursive Model Based Optimal Transmission Scheduling in RF Energy Harvesting Wireless Communications. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. 19(5), 3449-3462.
Xu, Q., Su, Z., Yang, Q. (2020). Blockchain-Based Trustworthy Edge Caching Scheme for Mobile Cyber-Physical System. Other. 7(2), 1098-1110.
Liu, Y., Ma, X., Shu, L., Yang, Q., Zhang, Y., Huo, Z., Zhou, Z. (2020). Internet of Things for Noise Mapping in Smart Cities: State of the Art and Future Directions. IEEE Network. 34(4), 112-118.
Niu, X., Liu, G., Yang, Q. (2020). OpinionRank: Trustworthy Website Detection using Three Valued Subjective Logic. Other. 1-1.
Wu, D., Liu, B., Yang, Q., Wang, R. (2020). Social-aware cooperative caching mechanism in mobile social networks. Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 149, 102457. Academic Press.
Xiong, J., Bi, R., Zhao, M., Guo, J., Yang, Q. (2020). Edge-Assisted Privacy-Preserving Raw Data Sharing Framework for Connected Autonomous Vehicles. IEEE Wireless Communications. 27(3), 24-30. IEEE. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9116084
Xiong, J., Chen, X., Yang, Q., Chen, L., Yao, Z. (2019). A task-oriented user selection incentive mechanism in edge-aided mobile crowdsensing. Other. IEEE.
Qingge, L., Smith, K., Jungst, S., Wang, B., Yang, Q., Zhu, B. (2019). Approaching the One-sided Exemplar Adjacency Number Problem. Other. IEEE.
Shi, Y., Sun, J., Liu, D., Kou, L., Li, B., Yang, Q., Zhang, L. (2019). Cloud-Based Data Offloading for Multi-focus and Multi-views Image Fusion in Mobile Applications. Other. 1--12. Springer US.
Liu, G., Yang, Q., Wang, H., Liu, A. X. (2019). Three-Valued Subjective Logic: A Model for Trust Assessment in Online Social Networks. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. IEEE.
Cheng, T., Liu, G., Yang, Q., Sun, J. (2019). Trust assessment in vehicular social network based on three-valued subjective logic. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 21(3), 652--663. IEEE.
Qian, C., Shen, X., Zhang, Y., Yang, Q., Shen, J., Zhu, H. (2018). Building and climbing based visual navigation framework for self-driving cars. Other. 23(3), 624--638. Springer.
Wu, D., Liu, Q., Wang, H., Yang, Q., Wang, R. (2018). Cache less for more: Exploiting cooperative video caching and delivery in D2D communications. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. IEEE.
Xu, Y., Yang, Q., Chu, D. (2018). Exploring timeliness for accurate recommendation in location-based social networks. Other. 1(1), 11--48.
Zhang, Y., Shen, X., Yang, Q., Qian, C., Liu, G. (2018). Infusion Auxiliary Service System Based on ZigBee Wireless Network. IEEE Access. 6, 12718--12726.
Li, Q., Yang, Q., Su, L. (2018). Rotation based coverage control algorithm and protocol for heterogeneous sensor networks. International Journal of Sensor Networks. 27(2), 117--127. Inderscience Publishers (IEL).
Su, Z., Dai, M., Qi, Q., Wang, Y., Xu, Q., Yang, Q. (2018). Task Allocation Scheme for Cyber Physical Social Systems. Other. 1-1.
Niu, X., Liu, G., Yang, Q. (2018). Trustworthy Website Detection Based on Social Hyperlink Network Analysis. Other. 1-1.
Zhao, C., Yang, S., Yan, P., Yang, Q., Yang, X., McCann, J. (2018). Data Quality Guarantee for Credible Caching Device Selection in Mobile Crowdsensing Systems. IEEE Wireless Communications. 25(3), 58-64.
Li, Y., Zhang, Z., Wang, H., Yang, Q. (2018). SERS: Social-Aware Energy-Efficient Relay Selection in D2D Communications. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 67(6), 5331-5345.
Wang, R., Yan, J., Wu, D., Wang, H., Yang, Q. (2018). Knowledge-Centric Edge Computing Based on Virtualized D2D Communication Systems. IEEE Communications Magazine. 56(5), 32-38.
Liu, Y., Fan, C., Liu, H., Yang, Q., Wu, S. (2017). Cross-layer cooperative multichannel medium access for internet of things. Other. 1--14. Springer US.
Su, Z., Xu, Q., Hou, F., Yang, Q., Qi, Q. (2017). Edge caching for layered video contents in mobile social networks. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 19(10), 2210--2221. IEEE.
Chen, Q., Liu, Y., Liu, G., Yang, Q., Shi, X., Gao, H., Su, L., Li, Q. (2017). Harvest Energy from the Water: A Self-Sustained Wireless Water Quality Sensing System. Other. 17(1), 3. ACM.
Dong, S., Duan, S., Yang, Q., Zhang, J., Li, G., Tao, R. (2017). MEMS-Based Smart Gas Metering for Internet of Things. Other. 4(5), 1296--1303. IEEE.
Rawat, D. B., Garuba, M., Chen, L., Yang, Q. (2017). On the security of information dissemination in the Internet-of-Vehicles. Other. 22(4), 437--445. TUP.
Wu, S., Rendall, J. B., Smith, M. J., Zhu, S., Xu, J., Wang, H., Yang, Q., Qin, P. (2017). Survey on prediction algorithms in smart homes. Other. 4(3), 636--644. IEEE.
Su, Z., Hui, Y., Yang, Q. (2017). The next generation vehicular networks: A content-centric framework. IEEE Wireless Communications. 24(1), 60--66. IEEE.
Yang, Q., Zhu, B., Wu, S. (2016). An architecture of cloud-assisted information dissemination in vehicular networks. IEEE Access. 4, 2764--2770. IEEE.
Liu, Y., Liu, G., Liu, H., Yang, Q. (2016). EcoSense: A Hardware Approach to On-Demand Sensing in the Internet of Things. Other. 54(12), 37--43. IEEE.
Wang, X., Wang, C., Cui, G., Yang, Q., Zhang, X. (2016). ELDP: extended link duration prediction model for vehicular networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. 12(4), 5767569. SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England.
Li, X., Yang, Q., Lin, X., Wu, S., Wittie, M. (2016). Itrust: interpersonal trust measurements from social interactions. IEEE Network. 30(4), 54--58. IEEE.
Yang, Q., Lim, A., Ruan, X., Qin, X., Kim, D. (2016). Location-preserved contention-based routing in vehicular ad hoc networks. Other. 9(9), 886--898.
Poster
Hochstetler, J., Padidela, R., Chen, Q., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2018). Embedded Deep Learning for Vehicular Edge Computing. 2018 ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC).

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Yang, Q. (Principal), "Enabling Machine Learning based Cooperative Perception with mmWave Communication for Autonomous Vehicle Safety," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $246518 Funded. (20202023).
Yang, Q. (Principal), Fu, S. (Co-Principal), Keathly, D. (Other), "CyberTraining: Implementation: Small: Collaborative and Integrated Training on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Cyber Infrastructure," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $499841 Funded. (July 2020July 2023).
Yang, Q. (Principal), Fu, S. (Co-Principal), "EAGER: SaTC: Privacy-Preserving Convolutional Neural Network for Cooperative Perception in Vehicular Edge Systems," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $99948 Funded. (August 2020August 2022).
Fu, S. (Principal), Yang, Q. (Co-Principal), "Supplement: REU Site: Vehicular Edge Computing and Security: Research Experience for Undergraduates," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $20000 Funded. (July 8, 2019December 31, 2021).
Fu, S. (Principal), Yang, Q. (Co-Principal), "REU Site: Vehicular Edge Computing and Security," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $359993 Funded. (January 1, 2019December 31, 2021).
Fu, S. (Principal), Yang, Q. (Co-Principal), Li, X. (Co-Principal), "IUCRC Preliminary Proposal Planning Grant University of North Texas: Center for Electric, Connected and Autonomous Technologies for Mobility (eCAT)," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $1 Funded. (November 2020March 2021).
Huang, Y. (Principal), Yang, Q. (Co-Principal), Zhong, X. (Co-Principal), "Export Controlled at Award - Title removed," Sponsored by KRI at Northeastern, Office of Naval Research, Federal, $300000 Funded. (May 1, 2018September 30, 2020).
Yang, Q. (Principal), "NeTS: EAGER: Intelligent Information Dissemination in Vehicular Networks based on Social Computing," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $135645 Funded. (October 1, 2016September 30, 2019).
Grant - Service
Yang, Q., Fu, S. (Co-Principal), "Automotive Radar-Cyclist Object Detection Dynamic Testing," Sponsored by Emobilus, Local, $4044 Funded. (November 2020December 2020).
Sponsored Research
Yang, Q. (Principal), Fu, S. (Co-Principal), "Mobile Edge Computing," Sponsored by Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc., International, $30000 Funded. (January 2020January 2021).
Yang, Q. (Principal), "Towards Trustworthy Vehicular Micro Cloud System," Sponsored by Toyota InfoTechnology Inc., International, $20000 Funded. (November 20, 2018February 8, 2019).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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