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Recent Journal Publications (refereed):

1.     Z. Ding, L. Lv, F. Fang, O. Dobre. G. K. Karagiannidis, N. Dhahir, R. Shober, and H. Poor, “Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Empowered Non-orthogonal Multiple Access - A Tutorial Review,” Proceedings of IEEE, 2022. (Accepted)

2.     N. Deepa, Q.-V. Pham, D. C. Nguyen, S. Bhattacharya, P. Boopathy, T. R. Gadekallu, P. K. R. Maddikunta, F. Fang, and P. N. Pathirana, “A Survey on Blockchain for Big Data: Approaches, Opportunities and Future Directions,” Future Generation Computer System, vol. 131, pp. 209-226, 2022. (Link) 

3.     T. Wang, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “An SCA and Relaxation Based Energy Efficiency Optimization for Multi-User RIS-Assisted NOMA,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2022. (Link)

4.     L. Yuan, N. Yang, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Performance Analysis of UAV-Assisted Short-Packet Cooperative Communications,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2022. (Link)

5.     G. Yin, X. Zhou, P. Ma, F. Fang, and P. Zhao, “Joint Trajectory Design and Power Allocation for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Aided Secure Transmission in The Presence of No-Fly Zone,” IET Communications, pp. 172-186, Jan. 2022. (Link)

6.     L. Yuan, N. Yang, F. Fang, Q. Du, and Z, Zheng, “Optimal Power Allocation for Finite Blocklength Cooperative NOMA with Coordinated Direct and Relay Transmission,” IEEE Wireless Communications letters, 2021. (Early Access)

7.     B. Wu, F. Fang, and S. Fu, “Improving the Performance of Terrestrial-Satellite Relay Networks by Configuring Aerial Relay,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 70, no. 12, pp. 13139-13148, Dec. 2021.

8.     S. Fu, B. Wu, S. Wu, and F. Fang, “Towards Resource Allocation in 6G-oriented Terrestrial-Satellite Network,” China Communications, vol. 18, no. 9, pp. 24-36, Sept. 2021.

9.     X. Xie, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Joint Optimization of Beamforming, Phase-Shifting and Power Allocation in a Multi-cluster IRS-NOMA Network,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology vol. 70, no. 8, pp. 7705-7717, Aug. 2021.

10.  Y. Dursun, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “NOMA based MIMO offloading for Mobile Edge Computing,” China Communications, 2021. (Accepted)

11.  F. Fang, K. Wang, Z. Ding, and V. C. M. Leung, “Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation for NOMA-MEC Networks with Imperfect CSI,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 3436-3449, May 2021.

12.  H. Li, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “DRL-Assisted Resource Allocation for NOMA-MEC Offloading with Hybrid SIC,” Entropy. 2021; 23(5): 613. (Invited Paper)

13.  Z. Zheng, L. Yuan, and F. Fang, “Performance Analysis of Fountain Coded Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access with Finite Blocklength,” IEEE Wireless Communication Letters, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 1752-1756, Aug. 2021.

14.  F. Fang, Y. Xu, Q.-V. Pham, and Z. Ding “Energy-Efficient Design for IRS-NOMA Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 69, no. 11, pp. 14088-14092, Nov. 2020.

15.  F. Fang, Y. Xu, Z. Ding, C. Shen, M. Peng, and G. K. Karagiannidis, “Optimal Resource Allocation for Delay Minimization in NOMA-MEC Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 68, no. 12, pp. 7867-7881, Dec. 2020. 

16.  F. Fang, G. Ye, H. Zhang, J. Cheng, and V. C. M. Leung, “Energy Efficient Joint User Association and Power Allocation in a Heterogeneous Network,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 7008-7020, Nov. 2020.

17.  K. Wang, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Sub-channel Scheduling, Task Assignment, and Power Allocation for OMA-based and NOMA-based MEC Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 69, no. 4, pp. 2692-2708, Dec. 2020.

18.  S. Jiao, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Joint Beamforming and Phase Shift Design in Downlink UAV Networks with IRS-Assisted NOMA,” Journal of Communications and Information Networks (JCIN), 2020.

19.  A. Sena, D. Carrillo, F. Fang, P. H. J. Nardelli, D. B. Costa, U. S. Dias, Z. Ding, C. B. Papadias, and W. Saad, “What role does intelligent reflecting surfaces play in non-orthogonal multiple access?”   IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 24-31, Oct. 2020.

20.  Q.-V. Pham, F. Fang, V. N. Ha, M. Le, Z Ding, LB Le, and W.-J. Hwang, “A Survey of Multi-Access Edge Computing in 5G and Beyond: Fundamentals, Technology Integration, and State-of-the-Art,” IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 116974-117017, 2020, July 2020. 

21.  H. Li, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Joint Resource Allocation for Hybrid NOMA Assisted MEC in 6G Networks”, Digital Communications and Networks, vol. 6, pp. 241-252, 2020. (Invited Paper)

22.  Y. Xu, D. Cai, F. Fang, Z. Ding, C. Shen, and G. Zhu “Outage Constrained Power Efficient Design for HARQ-CC Enabled NOMA Downlink Transmission,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 68, no. 8, pp. 5188-5201, Aug. 2020.

23.  J. Zhu, J. Wang, Y. Huang, F. Fang, K. Navaie, and Z. Ding, “Optimal resource allocation in hybrid NOMA MEC systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 7, pp. 4964-4977, July 2020.

24.  L. Yang, H. Jiang, Q. Ye, Z. Ding, F. Fang, J. Shi, J. Chen, and X. Xue, “Opportunistic Adaptive Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access in Multiuser Wireless Systems: Probabilistic User Scheduling and Performance Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 6065-6082, Sept. 2020.

25. X. Li, Z. Xu, F. Fang, Q. Fan, X. Wang, and V. C.M. Leung, “Task Offloading for Deep Learning Empowered Automatic Speech Analysis in Mobile Edge-Cloud Computing Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, May 2022. (Link)

Conference Proceedings

1.     X. Xie, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Joint resource allocation in a Multi-cluster IRS-NOMA Network,” IEEE ICC 2021. (To be submitted) 

2.     R. Cheng, X. Zhou, H. Zhang, F. Fang, and D. Yuan, “Non-orthogonal Multiple Access in SWIPT Enabled Cooperative D2D Network,” IEEE ICCC, Chongqing, China, 2020, pp. 62-67.

3.     H. Li, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Joint Resource Allocation for NOMA Assisted MEC Networks,” IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops. Dublin, Ireland, 2020, pp. 1-6. 

4.     F. Fang, K. Wang, and Z. Ding, “Optimal Task Assignment and Power Allocation for Downlink NOMA MEC Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference workshops, Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2019.

5.     F. Fang, Y. Xu, Z. Ding, C. Shen, M. Peng, and G. K. Karagiannidis, “Optimal Task Partition and Power allocation for Mobile Edge Computing with NOMA,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2019), Waikoloa, HI, USA. 

6.     K. Wang, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Joint Optimization of Task Assignment and Power Allocation for NOMA-aided MEC System,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2019), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2019.

7.     Y. Wen, X. Zhou, F. Fang, H. Zhang, and D. Yuan, “Nash Bargaining Based Power Allocation and Relay Selection for Cooperative NOMA Aided Spectrum Sharing Systems,” Proceedings of IEEE ICNC, Hawaii, USA, 2020. 

8.     J. Zhu, J. Wang, Y. Huang, F. Fang, K. Navaie, and Z. Ding, “Resource Allocation for NOMA MEC Offloading,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2019), Waikoloa, USA.

9.     J. Ren, Z. Wang, M. Xu, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Unsupervised User Clustering in Non-orthogonal Multiple Access,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2019.

10.  Y. Xu, D. Cai, F. Fang, Z. Ding, C. Shen, and G. Zhu “Outage Analysis and Power Allocation for HARQ-CC Enabled NOMA Downlink Transmission,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2018), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018. 

11.  W. Liang, L. Li, J. Shi, F. Fang, and Z. Ding, “Cooperative Game Aided Spectrum Sharing in Underlay Cognitive Radio Networks Employing NOMA Schemes,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference Workshops, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018.

12.  D. Cai, Y. Xu, F. Fang, S. Yan, and P. Fan, “Outage Probability of NOMA with Partial HARQ over Time-Correlated Fading Channels,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference Workshops, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018.

13.  F. Fang, J. Cheng, Z. Ding, and H. V. Poor, “Energy efficient resource optimization for a downlink NOMA heterogeneous small-cell network,” Proceedings of IEEE SAM Workshop 2018, Sheffield, UK, July 2018.

14.  F. Fang, H. Zhang, Julian Cheng, and Victor C. M. Leung, “Energy-Efficient Resource Scheduling for NOMA Systems with Imperfect Channel State Information,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2017), Paris, France, May 2017. 

15.  F. Fang, H. Zhang, J. Cheng, and V. C. M. Leung, “Energy Efficiency of Resource Scheduling for Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) Wireless Network,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2016), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2016.

16.  F. Fang, and Yi Wan, “A Low-complexity null space-based method for blind CFO and DCO estimator in OFDM systems,” IEEE the 2nd International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks, Three Gorges, China, 2012.