Jia Xu

Professor, Doctoral Supervisor, Ph.D.

School of Computer Science

Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Big Data Security & Intelligent Processing

Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Address:    528 Computer Science Building, 9 Wenyuan Road, Nanjing, China
Zip code:  210023


I am looking for well motivated students to work on cutting-edge research projects. Both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome! If you are interested, please send me your CV.

There are post-doctoral positions in 2019, and I am looking for partners.

If you are interested, please send me your CV.


Aug.2019 Our paper "Incentive Mechanisms for Spatio-temporal Tasks in Mobile Crowdsensing" has been accepted to IEEE MASS 2019.
May.2019 Our paper "DUE Distribution and Pairing in D2D Communication" has been accepted to IEEE ICCCN 2019.
Apr.2019 Our paper "Incentive Mechanism for Multiple Cooperative Tasks with Compatible Users in Mobile Crowd Sensing via Online Communities" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
Mar.2019 Our paper "Incentivizing the Workers for Truth Discovery in Crowdsourcing with Copiers" has been accepted to IEEE ICDCS 2019.
Feb.2019 SciSec2019 will be held August 9-11, 2019 in Nanjing, China. See Web Site: Call for Papers of SciSec2019 is available. Selected papers from the ones published in the post-conference proceedings will be invited to submit to special issue of the Information Systems Frontier journal.


Algorithmic Network Economics
Edge Computing
Wireless Charging


Jia Xu, Chengcheng Guan, Haipeng Dai, Dejun Yang, Lijie Xu, Jianyi Kai, "Incentive Mechanisms for Spatio-temporal Tasks in Mobile Crowdsensing", IEEE MASS 2019, Monterey, CA, USA, November 4-7, 2019.Paper: Report: Slide:

Weifeng Lu, Xiaoqiang Ren, Jia Xu*, Siguang Chen, Lijing Yang, Jian Xu, "DUE Distribution and Pairing in D2D Communication", IEEE ICCCN, 2019.7.29-2019.8.1, Valencia, Spain. Paper: Slide:

Weifeng Lu, Mingqi Zhu, Jia Xu, Siguang Chen, Lijun Yang and Jian Xu, "Congestion relief in downlink OFDMA cellular system using inter-cell relay," China Communications. 2019,16(4):35-46.

Jia Xu, Zhengqiang Rao, Lijie Xu, Dejun Yang and Tao Li, "Incentive Mechanism for Multiple Cooperative Tasks with Compatible Users in Mobile Crowd Sensing via Online Communities," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. doi: 10.1109/TMC.2019.2911512.

Lingyun Jiang, Xiaofu Niu, Jia Xu*, Dejun Yang, Lijie Xu, Incentivizing the Workers for Truth Discovery in Crowdsourcing with Copiers. IEEE ICDCS. Dallas, Texas, USA, July 7-10, 2019. Paper: Report: Slide:

Bingqing Luo, Jia Xu, Zhixin Sun, Neighbor discovery latency in bluetooth low energy networks, Wireless Netw (2018).

Lingyun Jiang, Xiaofu Niu, Jia Xu*, Yuchan Wang, Yongqi Wu, Lijie Xu. Time-Sensitive and Sybil-Proof Incentive Mechanisms for Mobile Crowdsensing via Social Network. IEEE ACCESS, (2018). vol 6:48156 - 48168

Jia Xu, Weiwei Bao, Huayue Gu, Lijie Xu, et al. Improving both Quantity and Quality: Incentive Mechanism for Social Mobile Crowdsensing Architecture. IEEE ACCESS, 2018, 6: 44992-45003  

Jia Xu, Chengcheng Guan, haobo Wu, Dejun Yang, Lijie Xu, Tao Li. Online Incentive Mechanism for Mobile Crowdsourcing based on Two-tiered Social Crowdsourcing Architecture. IEEE SECON. Hongkong, June 11-13, 2018.

Weifeng Lu, Xin Zheng, Jia Xu, Siguang Chen and Lijun Yang. Improving Physical Layer Security and Efficiency in D2D Underlay Communication. Wireless Networks (2018).

Jia Xu, Wei Lu, Lijie Xu, Dejun Yang, Tao Li. Incentive Mechanisms for Mobile Crowd Sensing based on Supply-demand Relationship. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, 2019,12(3):577-588.

Xu L, Yang G, Xu J, et al. Achieving adaptive broadcasting performance tradeoff for energy-critical sensor networks: a bottom-up approach. Computer Networks, 2018,136: 155-170.

XU Li-jie, YANG Geng, XU Jia, WANG Lei, CHEN Gui-Hai. An Efficient Broadcast Scheduling Algorithm with Adaptive Performance Requirements for Low Duty Cycle Sensor Networks. CHINESE JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS, 2019, 42(2): 138-157.

Jian Lin, Dejun Yang, Ming Li, Jia Xu, Guoliang Xue. Frameworks for Privacy-Preserving Mobile Crowdsensing Incentive Mechanisms. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2018,17(8):1851-1864.

Jia Xu, Zhengqiang Rao, Lijie Xu, Dejun Yang, Tao Li. Mobile Crowd Sensing via Online Communities: Incentive Mechanisms for Multiple Cooperative Tasks. in Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS), Orlando, Florida, USA, on October 22-25, 2017.

Jia Xu, Jian-Ren Fu, De-Jun Yang, Li-Jie Xu, Lei Wang, Tao Li. FIMI:A Constant Frugal Incentive Mechanism for Time Window Coverage in Mobile Crowdsensing. Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 2017:32 (5): 919-935.

Jia Xu, Hui Li, Yanxu Li, Dejun Yang, Tao Li. Incentivizing the Biased Requesters: Truthful Task Assignment Mechanisms in Crowdsourcing.  in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking(IEEE SECON), 12-14 June 2017, San Diego, CA USA . pp.1-9.

Tao Li, Wubai Zhou, Chunqiu Zeng, Qing Wang, Qifeng Zhou, Dingding Wang, Jia Xu, Yue Huang, Wentao Wang, Minjing Zhang, Steve Luis, Shu-Ching Chen, Naphtali Rishe. DI-DAP: An Efficient Disaster Information Delivery and Analysis Platform in Disaster Management. in Proceedings of the 25th ACM International on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. ACM, 2016: 1593-1602. 

Jian Lin, Dejun Yang, Ming Li, Jia Xu, Guoliang Xue. BidGuard: A Framework for Privacy-Preserving Crowdsensing Incentive Mechanisms.  in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security(IEEE CNS), 17-19 October 2016, Philadelphia, PA USA .

Lijie Xu, Geng Yang, Lei Wang, Jia Xu, Baowei Wang. Opportunistic broadcasting for low-power sensor networks with adaptive performance requirements. Wireless Networks, 2017:1-21,

Jia Xu, Jinxin Xiang, Yanxu Li. Incentivize Maximum Continuous Time Interval Coverage under Budget Constraint in Mobile Crowd Sensing.  Wireless Networks, 2017:23(5), 1549-1562.

Jia Xu, Jinxin Xiang, Xiang Chen et al. ODMBP: Behavior Forwarding for Multiple Property Destinations in Mobile Social Networks.  Mobile Information Systems, Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 7908328, 11 pages

Jia Xu, Jinxin Xiang, Dejun Yang. Incentive Mechanisms for Time Window Dependent Tasks in Mobile Crowdsensing.  IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC), 2015,14(11):6353-6364.

Jia XU, Zhi LI, Qian-mu LI, Feng-yu LIU, An adaptive clustering routing transition protocol in ad hoc networks, Computer Communications, Volume 31 ,  Issue 10  (June 2008) 1952-1960.

Jia XU, Qian-mu LI, Hong ZHANG, Feng-yu LIU. Model and Analysis of Path Compression for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Computers & Electrical Engineering , Volume 36, Issue 3,(May 2010) 442-454.

Jia XU, Xin FENG, Wen jun YANG, Ru chuan WANG, Bing qing HAN. Optimal Joint Expected Delay Forwarding in Delay Tolerant Networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 941473, 15 pages

Jia Xu, Chuan Ping Wang, Hua Dai, Da Qiang Zhang, Jing Jie Yu. "Designing Constrained Trajectory Based on Maximizing Energy Reduction in Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2015, Article ID 801831, 9 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/801831.

Jia XU, Ru chuan WAN, Li juan SUN. PASS: An Adaptive Multi-Copy Routing Scheme for Intermittently Connected Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. Journal of Convergence Information Technology. 2012,7(14):315-323.

Jia XU, Ru chuan WAN, Li juan SUN. Delay Constraint Adaptive Routing Based on Seed Spray in Opportunistic Networks. Journal of Computational Information Systems, 2012,8(12): 5137-5148.

Jia Xu, Xin Feng, Ruchuan Wang. Adaptive Spray Routing for Opportunistic Networks. International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, 2013,6(1):95-119.

Jia XU, Yong-li WANG, Qian-mu LI, Feng-yu LIU. A stability module of path compression techniques for on-demand ad-hoc routing protocols. 2008 International Seminar on Business and Information Management (IEEE ISBIM 2008), Wuhan, China, December 19, 2008. ISBN:978-1-4244-3567-8 pp:83-88.

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