Dr. Haoyi Xiong

Assistant Professor

Computer Science Department

From Jul 2015 to Aug 2016, Haoyi was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Department of Systems and Information EngineeringUniversity of Virginia, mentored by Dr. Laura E Barnes. In 2015, He received his PhD degree (with highest honors) in Computer Science from Institut Mines-Télécom/Télécom SudParis  jointly with Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6. He did his PhD under supervision of Prof. Daqing Zhang  in ALPS research group.  Prior to his research career, he obtained his M.Sc in Information Technology from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2010, and B.Eng in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2009.

Selected Publications

Haoyi Xiong, Yu Huang, Laura E. Barnes, and Matthew Gerber, Sensus: A Cross-Platform and Context-Aware Crowdsensing Systems for Human-Subject Studies, The 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing (UbiComp'16), Heidelberg,  Gernmany, September 2016

Yu Huang*, Haoyi Xiong,*  Kevin Leach, Philip I. Chow+, Karl Fua+, Bethany Teachman+, and Laura E. Barnes, Assessing Social Anxiety Using GPS Trajectories and Point-Of-Interest Data, The 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing (UbiComp'16). Heidelberg,  Gernmany, September 2016, (*first two author authors contributed equally)

Leye Wang, Daqing Zhang, Animesh Pathak, Chao Chen, Haoyi Xiong,, Dingqi Yang and Yasha Wang. CCS-TA: Quality-Guaranteed Online Task Allocation in Compressive Crowdsensing. In Proc. of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp'15), Sept. 2015, Osaka, Japan. (acceptance rate~23%) [PDF]

Haoyi Xiong,Daqing Zhang, Guanling Chen, Leye Wang and Vincent Gauthier, CrowdTasker: Maximizing Coverage Quality in Piggyback Crowdsensing under Budget Constraint, In Proc. of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom'15), St Louis, MO. (acceptance rate~16%)  [PDF] [Appendix]

Daqing Zhang*,Haoyi Xiong,*Leye Wang and Guanling Chen, CrowdRecruiter: Selecting Participants for Piggyback Crowdsensing under Probabilistic Coverage Constraint,  In Proc. of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp'14), Seattle, WA(*first two authors contributed equally, acceptance rate~12.7%) [PDF]

Research Interests:

Ubiquitous Computing, Mobile Computing, Crowd sourcing, Optimal Sequential Decision Making, and Submodular Optimization

Personal Website: