Ying Cai, Ph.D.


Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

Iowa State University

201 Atanasoff Hall

Ames, IA 50011

Phone: (515) 294-6075

E-mail: yingcai@cs.iastate.edu



Ying Cai received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Central Florida in 2002. He joined the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University in 2003 and is now an associate professor there. His research interests include cloud computing, privacy and security, mobile computing, and multimedia systems. 

Selected Publications (Google list)

  1. Guolei Yang, Ying Cai, Zhenbi Hu. Authentic Publication of Mathematical Functions. IEEE ICDE'16, Helsinki, Finland, Accepted, May 2016.
  2. Shixin Tian, Ying Cai, Zhenbi Hu. A Parity-based Data Outsourcing Model for Query Authentication and Correction. IEEE ICDCS'16, Nera, Japan, Accepted, June 2016.

  3. Patricio Galdames, Ying Cai. Efficient Processing of Location-cloaked Queries. IEEE INFOCOM'12, pp. 2480-2488

  4. Toby Xu, Ying Cai. LSR: A Location Secure Routing Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks. IEEE MASS'10, San Francisco, CA, pp.176-185, 2010.
  5. Patricio Galdames, Kihwan Kim, and Ying Cai. A Generic Platform for Efficient Processing of Spatial Monitoring Queries in Mobile Peer-to-Peer Networks. IEEE MDM'10, Kansas, pp. 1-10, 2010.

  6. Toby Xu, Ying Cai. Feeling-based Location Privacy Protection for Location-based Services. ACM CCS'09, Chicago, IL, pp. 348-357, 2009.

  7. Toby Xu, Ying Cai. Location Cloaking for Safety Protection of Ad Hoc Networks. IEEE INFOCOM'09, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 1551-1562, 2009. 

  8. Ying Cai, Toby Xu. Design, Analysis, and Implementation of a Large-scale Real-time Location-based Information Sharing System. ACM MobiSys 2008, Colorado. pp. 106-117, 2008.

  9. Toby Xu, Ying Cai. Exploring Historical Location Data for Anonymity Preservation in Location-based Services. IEEE INFOCOM'08, Phoenix, AZ. pp. 1220-1228, 2008.

  10. Ying Cai, Ashwin Natarajan, Johnny Wong. On Scheduling of Peer-to-Peer Video Services. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Peer-to-Peer Communications and Applications, Vol. 25, No. 1, January  2007.

  11. Ying Cai, Jianming Zhou. An Overlay Subscription Network for Live Internet TV Broadcast. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 12, pp. 1711-1720, December, 2006.

Teaching in Fall'07

[COMS 587] Principles of Network and Distributed Programming

[COMS 461] Database Systems Concepts


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