Hui Lei  Hui Lei photo       

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Director and CTO, Watson Health Cloud, IBM
Fellow, IEEE

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Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  IBM Academy of Technology  |  IEEE Computer Society


United States Patents (International patents not included)

Papers:

Generic Neighbor Discovery Accelerations in Mobile Applications
D. Zhang, T. He, Y. Liu, Y. Gu, F. Ye, R. Ganti, H. Lei
ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), 11(4), December 2015.
 
VMAR: Optimizing I/O Performance and Resource Utilization in the Cloud
Z. Shen, Z. Zhang, A. Kochut, A. Karve, H. Chen, M. Kim, H. Lei, N. Fuller
ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2013), Beijing, China, December 2013.
 
Management-based License Discovery for the Cloud
M. Kim, H. Chen. J. Munson, and H. Lei
10th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2012), Shanghai, China, November 2012.
 
Acc: Generic On-Demand Accelerations for Neighbor Discovery in Mobile Applications
D. Zhang, T. He, Y. Liu, Y. Gu, F. Ye, R. Ganti, and H. Lei
10th ACM Conference on Embedded Network Sensor Systems (SenSys 2012), Toronto, Canada, November 2012.
 
EQS:Neighbor Discovery and Rendezvous Maintenance with Extended Quorum System for Mobile Sensing Applications
D. Zhang, T. He, F. Ye, R. Ganti, and H. Lei
32nd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2012), Macau, China, June 2012.
 
Small is Big: Functionally Partitioned File Caching in Virtualized Environments
Z. Zhang, H. Chen, and H. Lei
4th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud 2012), Boston, MA, USA, June 2012.
 
VDN: Virtual Machine Image Distribution Network for Cloud Data Centers
C. Peng, M. Kim, Z. Zhang, and H. Lei
31st IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2012), Orlando, FL, USA, March 2012.
 
An Empirical Analysis of Similarity in Virtual Machine Images
K. R. Jayaram, C. Peng, Z. Zhang, M. Kim, H. Chen, and H. Lei
ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2011), Lisboa, Portugal, December 2011.
 
A Cloud Queuing Service with Strong Consistency and High Availability
Z. Zhang, Y. Wang, H. Chen, M. Kim, J. Xu, and H. Lei
IBM Research and Development Journal, 55(6), November-December 2011.
 
Mobile Crowdsensing: Current State and Future Challenges
R. Ganti, F. Ye, and H. Lei
Special Issue on the Internet of Things, IEEE Communications Magazine, November 2011.
 
A Scalable Cloud-based Queuing Service with Improved Consistency Levels
H. Chen, F. Ye, M. Kim, and H. Lei
30th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2011), Madrid, Spain, October 2011.
 
A Topic-Based Visualization Tool for Distributed Publish/Subscribe Messaging
K. Karenos, W. D. Pauw, and H. Lei
11th IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT 2011), Munich, Germany, July 2011.
 
Delay-cognizant Reliable Delivery for Publish/Subscribe Overlay Networks
S. Guo, K. Karenos, M. Kim, H. Lei, and J. Reason
31st International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2011), Minneapolis, MN, USA, June 2011.
 
A Scalable and Elastic Publish/Subscribe Service
M. Li, F. Ye, M. Kim, H. Chen, and H. Lei
25th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2011), Anchorage, AK, USA, May 2011.
 
Where is the Crowd: Crowdedness Detection Scheme for Mobile Crowdsensing Applications
D. Zhang, T. He, F. Ye, R. Ganti, and H. Lei
30th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2011), Shanghai, China, April 2011. (Third Prize Best Poster Award)
 
Efficacy of Techniques for Responsiveness in a Wide-area Publish/Subscribe System
M. Kim, K. Karenos, F. Ye, J. Reason, H. Lei, and K. Shagin
ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2010), Bangalore, India, November - December 2010.
 
A Scalable Queuing Service based on an In-Memory Data Grid
Y. Wang, H. Chen, B. Wang, J. Xu, and H. Lei
7th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2010), Shanghai, China, October 2010.
 
A Hybrid Approach to High Availability in Stream Processing Systems
Z. Zhang, Y. Gu, F. Ye, H. Yang, M. Kim, H. Lei, and Z. Liu
30th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2010), Genoa, Italy, June 2010.
 
Message-Oriented Middleware with QoS Awareness
H. Yang, M. Kim, K. Karenos, F. Ye, and H. Lei
7th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2009), Stockholm, Sweden, November 2009.
 
An Empirical Study of High Availability in Stream Processing Systems
Y. Gu, Z. Zhang, F. Ye, H. Yang, M. Kim, H. Lei, and Z. Liu
ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2009), Urbana Champaign, IL, USA, November 2009.
 
EMS: Encoded Multipath Streaming for Real-Time Live Streaming Applications
A. Chow, H. Yang, C. Xia, M. Kim, Z. Liu, and H. Lei
17th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP 2009), Princeton, NJ, USA, October 2009.
 
The Design and Implementation of a Smart Building Control System
H. Chen, P. Chou, S. Duri, H. Lei, and J. Reason
6th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2009), Macau, China, October 2009.
 
Design and Implementation of a Service-Oriented Architecture for Peer-Assisted Video-on-Demand
Z. Fu, C. Liang, J. Jeng, and H. Lei
Service-Oriented Computing and Applications, 3(4), 2009.
 
Event-Driven Quality of Service Prediction
L. Zeng, C. Lingenfelder, H. Lei, and H. Chang
6th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2008), Sydney, Australia, December, 2008.
 
A Model-Driven Object Store
L. Zeng, H. Lei, T. Chieu, and H. Chang
5th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2008), Xi’an, China, October 2008.
 
SOPA: A Real-Time Service-Oriented Architecture for Peer-Assisted Multimedia Delivery
Z. Fu, J.J. Jung, C.W. Wu, and H. Lei
IEEE First International Workshop on Real-Time Service-Oriented Architecutre and Applications (RTSOAA 2008), in conjunction with COMPSAC, Turku, Finland, July - August, 2008.
 
Dynamic Composition and Optimization of Web Services
L. Zeng, A. Ngu, B. Benatallah, R. Podorozhny, and H. Lei
Distributed and Parallel Databases journal, 24(1-3), 2008.
 
Model Analysis for Business Event Processing
L. Zeng, H. Lei, T. Koyanagi, H. Ohsaki, and H. Chang
IBM Systems Journal, 46(4), 2007.
 
The Design and Implementation of a Semantic Service Mediation System
L. Zeng, H. Lei, M. Dikun, H. Chang, and G. Xie
4th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2007), Hong Kong, China, October 2007.
 
Service Obligations Management in IT Outsourcing
L. Liu, H. Lei, D. Lan, R. Rose, J. Seymour, and M. Devarakonda
4th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2007), Hong Kong, China, October 2007.
 
QoS Monitoring for Web Services
L. Zeng and H. Lei
5th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2007), Vienna, Austria, September 2007.
 
Research and Implementation of Knowledge-Enhanced Information Services
B. Yang, H. Wang, L. Liu, Q. Ma, Y. Chen, and H. Lei
5th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2007), Vienna, Austria, September 2007.
 
Semantic Service Mediation
L. Zeng, B. Benatallah, G. Xie, and H. Lei
4th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2006), Chicago, IL, USA, December 2006.
 
Dynamic Evolution of Business Performance Management
L. Zeng, H. Lei, M. Dikun, H. Chang, and S. Chang
3rd IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2006), Shanghai, China, October 2006.
 
Real-Time Business Performance Monitoring and Analysis Using Metric Network
P. Huang, H. Lei, and L. Lim
3rd IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2006), Shanghai, China, October 2006.
 
Model-Driven Data Warehousing for Business Performance Management
P. Chowdhary, G. Mihaila, and H. Lei
3rd IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2006), Shanghai, China, October 2006.
 
A Model-Driven XML Transformation Framework for Business Performance Management
S. Chen, H. Lei, M. Wahler, H. Chang, K. Baskaran, and J. Frank
International Journal of Electronic Business (IJEB), 4(3/4), 2006.
 
Model-Driven Development for Business Performance Management
P. Chowdhary, K. Bhaskaran, N. Caswell, H. Chang, S. Chen, M. Dikun, H. Lei, J. Jeng, S. Kapoor, C. Lang, G. Mihaila, I. Stanoi, and L. Zeng
IBM Systems Journal, 45(3), 2006.
 
Service Discovery in P2P Service-Oriented Environments
Q. Liang, J. Chung, and H. Lei
8th IEEE International Conference on E-Commerce Technology (CEC'06) and 3rd IEEE International Conference on Enterprise Computing, E-Commerce and E-Services (EEE'06), San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2006.
 
Semantic Tuplespace
L. Zeng, H. Lei, and B. Chandramouli
3rd International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2005), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 2005.
 
A Model-Driven XML Transformation Framework for Business Performance Management
S. Chen, H. Lei, M. Wahler, H. Chang, K. Baskaran, and J. Frank
2nd IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2005), Beijing, China, October 2005.
 
Model-Driven Business Performance Management
L. Zeng, H. Lei, M. Dikun, H. Chang, K. Baskaran, and J. Frank
2nd IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2005), Beijing, China, October 2005.
 
Policy-Driven Exception Management for Composite Web Services
L. Zeng, H. Lei, J. Jeng, J. Chung, and B. Benatallah
7th IEEE International Conference on e-Commerce Technology (CEC 2005), Munich, Germany, July 2005.
 
Context Awareness: a Practitioner’s Perspective (invited paper)
H. Lei
IEEE International Workshop on Ubiquitous Data Management (UDM 2005), in conjunction with ICDE 2005, Tokyo, Japan, April, 2005.
 
Contextual Collaboration: Platform and Applications
H. Lei, D. Chakraborty, H. Chang, M. Dikun, J. Li, T. Heath, N. Nayak, and Y. Patnaik
1st IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2004), Shanghai, China, September 2004.
 
A Semantic Publish/Subscribe System
L. Zeng and H. Lei
IEEE International Conference on e-Commerce Technology for Dynamic e-Business (CEC-East 2004), Beijing, China, September 2004.
 
Extending the Reach of Business Processes
D. Chakraborty and H. Lei
IEEE Computer, 37(4), April 2004.
 
Pervasive Enablement of Business Processes
D. Chakraborty and H. Lei
2nd IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2004), Orlando, FL, USA, March 2004.
 
Context-Aware Unified Communication
H. Lei and A. Ranganathan
5th 2004 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2004), Berkeley, CA, USA, January 2004.
 
Flexible Composition of Enterprise Web Services
L. Zeng, B. Benatallah, H. Lei, A. Ngu, D. Flaxer, and H. Chang
Special Issue on Web Services, Electronic Markets (EM), 13(2), 2004.
 
Context-Aware Communication
A. Ranganathan and H. Lei
IEEE Computer, 36(4), April 2003.
 
The Design and Applications of a Context Service
H. Lei, D. Sow, J. Davis II, G. Banavar, and M. Ebling
ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R), 6(4), October 2002.
 
Composing Pervasive Data Using iQL
N. Cohen, H. Lei, P. Castro, J. Davis II, and A. Purakayastha
4th IEEE Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applcations (WMCSA 2002), Callicoon, NY, USA, June 2002.
  
Issues for Context Services for Pervasive Computing
M. Ebling, G. Hunt, and H. Lei
Advanced Workshop on Middleware for Mobile Computing, in conjunction with Middleware 2001, Heidelberg, Germany, November 2001.
 
Enabling Location-Based Services
C. Bisdikian, J. Christensen, J. Davis II, M. Ebling, G. Hunt, W. Jerome, H. Lei, S. Maes, and D. Sow
ACM International Workshop on Mobile Commerce (WMC 2001), In conjunction with MobiCom 2001, Rome, Italy, August 2001.
 
INS: an Intelligent Notification System
V. Bazinette, N. Cohen, M. Ebling, G. Hunt, H. Lei, A. Purakayastha, G. Stewart, L. Wong, and D. Yeh
IBM Research Report, RC #22089, 2001.
  
Ubiquitous Database Access with XML
H. Lei, K. Lee, M. Blount, and C. Tait
1st International Conference on Mobile Data Access (MDA 1999), Hong Kong, China, December 1999.
 
DataX: an Approach to Ubiquitous Database Access
H. Lei, M. Blount, and C. Tait
2nd IEEE Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applcations (WMCSA 1999), New Orleans, LA, USA, February 1999.
 
Faster Joins, Self-Joins and Multi-Way Joins Using Join Indices
H. Lei and K. Ross
Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE), 29(2), 1998.
  
Ad Hoc Networking with Mobile IP
H. Lei and C. Perkins
2nd European Personal Mobile Communication Conference (EPMCC 1997), Bonn, Germany, September - October, 1997.
 
Faster Joins, Self-Joins and Multi-Way Joins Using Join Indices
H. Lei and K. Ross
3rd International Workshop on Next Generation Information Technologies and Systems (NGITS 1997), Neve Ilan, Israel, June 1997.
 
An Analytical Approach to File Prefetching
H. Lei and D. Duchamp
USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX 1997), Anaheim, CA, USA, January 1997.
 
Intelligent File Hoarding for Mobile Computers
C. Tait, H. Lei, S. Acharya, and H. Chang
1st ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom 1995), Berkeley, CA, USA, November 1995.
 
A Structured Programming Environment for Modular Pascal
S. Li and H. Lei
Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Sunyatseni, No. 1, 1988.