Publications

Representative Publications

Dissertation

Journal papers

  1. Adaptive Temporal Difference Learning with Linear Function Approximation

    • T. Sun, H. Shen, T. Chen and D. Li

    • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, to appear, 2021.

  2. LASG: Lazily Aggregated Stochastic Gradients for Communication-Efficient Distributed Learning

    • T. Chen, Y. Sun and W. Yin

    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 69, pp. 4637 - 4651, July 2021.

  3. Solving Stochastic Compositional Optimization is Nearly as Easy as Solving Stochastic Optimization

    • T. Chen, Y. Sun and W. Yin

    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 69, pp. 4937 - 4948, June 2021.

  4. Byzantine-Resilient Decentralized TD Learning with Linear Function Approximation.

    • Z. Wu, H. Shen, T. Chen, and Q. Ling

    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 69, pp. 3839 - 3853, June 2021.

  5. Communication-Efficient Policy Gradient Methods for Distributed Reinforcement Learning

    • T. Chen, K. Zhang, G. B. Giannakis, and T. Başar

    • IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, to appear, 2021.

  6. Lazily Aggregated Quantized Gradient Innovation for Communication-Efficient Federated Learning

    • J. Sun, T. Chen and G. B. Giannakis, Z. Yang

    • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, to appear, 2021.

  7. Federated Variance-Reduced Stochastic Gradient Descent with Robustness to Byzantine Attacks

    • Z. Wu, Q. Ling, T. Chen and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 68, pp. 4583-4596, December 2020.

  8. Secure Mobile Edge Computing in IoT via Collaborative Online Learning

    • B. Li, T. Chen and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 23, pp. 5922-5935, December 2019.

  9. Learning and Management for Internet-of-Things: Accounting for Adaptivity and Scalability

    • T. Chen, S. Barbarossa, X. Wang, G. B. Giannakis and Z.-L. Zhang

    • Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 107, no. 4, pp. 778-796, April 2019.

  10. Random Feature-based Online Multi-kernel Learning in Environments with Unknown Dynamics

    • Y. Shen, T. Chen and G. B. Giannakis

    • Journal of Machine Learning Research, vol. 20, no. 22, pp. 1-36, February 2019.

  11. Real-time Optimal Energy Management with Reduced Battery Capacity Requirements

    • B. Li, T. Chen, X. Wang and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 1928-1938, March 2019.

  12. Bandit Convex Optimization for Scalable and Dynamic IoT Management

    • T. Chen and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 1276-1286, February 2019.

  13. Heterogeneous Online Learning for "Thing-Adaptive'' Fog Computing in IoT

    • T. Chen, Q. Ling, Y. Shen and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 5 , no. 6 , pp. 4328 - 4341, December 2018.

  14. Learn-and-Adapt Stochastic Dual Gradients for Network Resource Allocation

    • T. Chen, Q. Ling and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1941-1951, December 2018.

  15. Two-Scale Stochastic Control for Multipoint Communication Systems with Renewables

    • X. Wang, X. Chen, T. Chen, L. Huang and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 1822 - 1834, May. 2018.

  16. An Online Convex Optimization Approach to Proactive Network Resource Allocation

    • T. Chen, Q. Ling and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 24, pp. 6350-6364, Dec. 2017.

  17. Real-time Energy Trading and Future Planning for Fifth-Generation Wireless Communications

    • X. Chen, W. Ni, T. Chen, I. Collins, X. Wang and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol.24, no. 4, pp. 24-30, Aug. 2017.

  18. Stochastic Averaging for Constrained Optimization with Application to Online Resource Allocation

    • T. Chen, A. Mokhtari, X. Wang, A. Ribeiro and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 12, pp. 3078-3093, Jun. 2017.

  19. Dynamic Resource Allocation for Smart-Grid Powered MIMO Downlink Transmissions

    • X. Wang, T. Chen, X. Chen, X. Zhou and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 34, No. 12, pp. 3354 - 3365, Dec. 2016.

  20. Dynamic Energy Management for Smart-Grid-Powered Coordinated Multipoint Systems

    • X. Wang, Y. Zhang, T. Chen and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 65, no. 12, pp. 3078-3093, Jun. 2016.

  21. Robust Workload and Energy Management for Sustainable Data Centers

    • T. Chen, Y. Zhang X. Wang, and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 651-664, Mar. 2016.

  22. Cooling-Aware Energy and Workload Management in Data Centers via Stochastic Optimization

    • T. Chen, X. Wang and G. B. Giannakis

    • IEEE Journal on Special Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 402-415, Mar. 2016.

  23. Energy-Efficient Transmission Schedule for Delay-Limited Bursty Data Arrivals under Non-Ideal Circuit Power Consumption

    • Z. Nan, T. Chen, X. Wang and W. Ni

    • IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 65, No. 8, pp. 6588 - 6600, Aug. 2016.

  24. Optimal Scheduling for Wireless On-Demand Data Packet Delivery to High-Speed Trains

    • T. Chen, H. Shan and X. Wang

    • IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 64, No. 9, pp. 4101 - 4112, Sept. 2015.

  25. Optimal MIMO Broadcasting for Energy Harvesting Transmitter with Non-ideal Circuit Power Consumption

    • X. Wang, Z. Nan and T. Chen

    • IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communication, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 2500 - 2512, May 2015.

Selected Conference papers (not updated)

  1. Tighter Analysis of Alternating Stochastic Gradient Method for Stochastic Nested Problems (Spotlight)

    • T. Chen, Y. Sun and W. Yin

    • Proc. of Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Virtual, December 6-14, 2021.

  2. Catastrophic Data Leakage in Vertical Federated Learning

    • X. Jin, P.-Y. Chen, C.-Y. Hsu, C.-M. Yu, and T. Chen

    • Proc. of Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Virtual, December 6-14, 2021.

  3. A Stochastic Compositional Optimization Method with Applications to Meta Learning (Best Student Paper)

    • Y. Sun, T. Chen, and W. Yin

    • Proc. of Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Virtual, June 6-11, 2021.

  4. CADA: Communication-Adaptive Distributed Adam

    • T. Chen, Z. Guo, Y. Sun, and W. Yin

    • Proc. of Intl. Conf. on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), Virtual, April 16-18, 2021.

  5. Decentralized policy gradient descent ascent for safe multi-agent reinforcement learning

    • S. Lu, K. Zhang, T. Chen, T. Başar, and L. Horesh,

    • Proc. of the Assoc. for the Advanc. of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Virtual, February 2-9, 2021.

  6. Hybrid Federated Learning: Algorithms and Implementation (Best Student Paper)

    • X. Zhang, W. Yin, M. Hong, and T. Chen

    • Proc. of NeurIPS Workshop on Scalability, Privacy, and Security in Federated Learning, Virtual, December 12, 2020.

  7. VAFL: a Method of Vertical Asynchronous Federated Learning

    • T. Chen, X. Jin, Y. Sun and W. Yin

    • Proc. of ICML Workshop on Federated Learning for User Privacy and Data Confidentiality, Virtual, July 17-18, 2020.

  8. Communication-Efficient Distributed Learning via Lazily Aggregated Quantized Gradients

    • J. Sun*, T. Chen*, G. B. Giannakis, and Z. Yang (*equal contribution)

    • Proc. of Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Vancouver, Canada, December 8-14, 2019.

  9. Bandit Online Learning with Unknown Delays

    • B. Li, T. Chen, and G. B. Giannakis

    • Proc. of Intl. Conf. on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), Naha, Japan, April 16-18, 2019.

  10. RSA: Byzantine-Robust Stochastic Aggregation Methods for Distributed Learning from Heterogeneous Datasets

    • L. Li, W. Xu, T. Chen, G. B. Giannakis, and Q. Ling

    • Proc. of the Assoc. for the Advanc. of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Honolulu, Hawai, January 27-February 1, 2019.

  11. LAG: Lazily Aggregated Gradient for Communication-Efficient Distributed Learning

    • T. Chen, G. B. Giannakis, T. Sun and W. Yin

    • Proc. of Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Montreal, Canada, December 3-8, 2018.

    • Spotlight talk, Poster, and Matlab code.

  12. Online Ensemble Multi-kernel Learning Adaptive to Non-stationary and Adversarial Environments

    • Y. Shen*, T. Chen* and G. B. Giannakis

    • Proc. of Intl. Conf. on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), Lanzarote, Canary Islands, April 9-11, 2018.

  13. Aggregating Flexibility of Heterogeneous Energy Resources in Distribution Networks

    • T. Chen, N. Li and G. B. Giannakis

    • Proc. of American Control Conference (ACC), Milwaukee, WI, June 27-29, 2018.

  14. Harnessing Bandit Online Learning for Low-Latency Fog Computing in IoT

    • T. Chen and G. B. Giannakis

    • Proc. of Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Calgary, Canada, April 15-20, 2018.

  15. Online Learning for `Thing-Adaptive' Fog Computing in IoT (Best Student Paper Finalist)

    • T. Chen, Y. Shen, Q. Ling and G. B. Giannakis

    • Proc. of Asilomar Conference, Pacific Grove, CA, Oct. 29 - Nov. 1, 2017.