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Books
  1. L. Xing, G. Levitin, and C. Wang, Dynamic System Reliability: Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic and Dependent Behaviors, Wiley, ISBN: 978-1-119-50763-5, March 2019 (pre-order online Wiley; Amazon)
  2. L. Xing and S. V. Amari, Binary Decision Diagrams and Extensions for System Reliability Analysis, Wiley-Scrivener, MA, ISBN: 978-1-118-54937-7, July 2015 (order online Wiley; Amazon )
Book Chapters
  1. D. Wu, R. Peng, and L. Xing, "Recent Advances on Reliability of Phased Mission Systems," In: Stochastic Models in Reliability, Network Security and System Safety, JHC80 2019, pp 19-43, Editors: Q. L. Li, J. Wang, and H. B. Yu. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1102. Springer, Singapore, October 2019
  2. P. Boddu*, L. Xing@, and G. Levitin, "Sequencing Optimization for k-out-of-n: G Cold-Standby Systems Considering Reliability and Energy Consumption," in Systems Engineering: Reliability Analysis using k-out-of-n Structures, Chapter 5, pp. 85-104, Editors: M. Ram and T. Dohi, Science Publisher: An Imprint of CRC Press: Taylor & Francis group company, April 2019
  3. L. Mandava*, L. Xing@, V.M. Vokkarane, and O. Tannous*, "Reliability Analysis of Multi-State Cloud-RAID with Imperfect Element-Level Coverage," in Reliability Engineering: Theory and Applications, Chapter 4, pp. 61-82, Editors: Ilia Vonta and Mangey Ram, CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, October 2018.
  4. G. Levitin and L. Xing, "Dynamic Performance of Series Parallel Multi-State Systems with Standby Subsystems or Repairable Binary Elements", in Recent Advances in Multi-state Systems Reliability: Theory and Applications, pp. 159-178, Springer Series in Reliability Engineering, Editors: Anatoly Lisnianski, ILia Frenkel, and Alex Karagrigoriou, Springer, 2018.
  5. G. Levitin and L. Xing, "Standby Systems with Backups", in Principles of Performance and Reliability Modeling and Evaluation, pp. 373-399, Springer Series in Reliability Engineering, Editors: Lance Fiondella, Antonio Puliafito, Springer, 2016.
  6. R. Peng, O. Tannous*, L. Xing, and M. Xie, "Reliability of Warm Standby Systems with Imperfect Fault Coverage", in Applied Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis. Probabilistic Models and Statistical Inference, Chapter 18, Editors: Ilia Frenkel, Alex Karagrigoriou, Anatoly Lisnianski, and Andre Kleyner, Wiley, ISBN: 978-1-118-53942-2.
  7. L. Xing and S. V. Amari, "Reliability of Phased-Mission Systems," in Handbook of Performability Engineering, Chapter 23, Editor: Krishna B. Misra, Springer-Verlag, 2008, ISBN: 978-1-84800-130-5.
  8. L. Xing and S. V. Amari, "Fault Tree Analysis," in Handbook of Performability Engineering, Chapter 38, Editor: Krishna B. Misra, Springer-Verlag, 2008, ISBN: 978-1-84800-130-5.
Published/Accepted Journal Papers             List by journal names       List by Years
  1. Q. Liu*, L. Xing@, and C. Zhou*, "Probabilistic Modeling and Analysis of Sequential Cyber-Attacks," Engineering Reports, accepted 11/2019
  2. K. Gao, X. Yan@, R. Peng, and L. Xing, "Economic design of a linear consecutively connected system considering cost and signal loss," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, in press, 2019
  3. X. Jia#, @, L. Xing, and X. Song, "Aggregated Markov-based Reliability Analysis of Multi-State Systems under Combined Dynamic Environments," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, accepted in Sept. 2019
  4. L. Mandava* and L. Xing@, "Optimizing Imperfect Coverage Cloud-RAID Systems Considering Reliability and Cost," International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, in press, 2020
  5. L. Luo, L. Xing, and G. Levitin@, "Optimizing dynamic survivability and security of replicated data in cloud systems under co-residence attacks," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, in press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2018.09.014.
  6. L. Xing, G. Levitin, and Y. Xiang, "Defending N-version Programming Service Components against Co-resident Attacks in IoT Cloud Systems," IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, in press, DOI: 10.1109/TSC.2019.2904958
  7. Y. Mo#,@, L. Xing, W. Guo, S. Cai, Z. Zhang, and J. Jiang, "Reliability Analysis of IoT Networks with Community Structures," IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, Special Issue on Network Science for Internet of Things (IoT), in press, DOI: 10.1109/TNSE.2018.2869167.
  8. Y. Mo#,@, L. Xing, Y. Lin, and W. Guo, "Efficient Analysis of Repairable Computing Systems Subject to Scheduled Checkpointing," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, in press, DOI: 10.1109/TDSC.2018.2869393.
  9. Y. Mo#,@, L. Xing, and J. Jiang, "Modeling and Analyzing Linear Wireless Sensor Networks with Backbone Support," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, in press, doi: 10.1109/TSMC.2018.2849707.
  10. R. Ma*, L. Xing@, and Y. Wang*, "Performance Analysis of Reed-Solomon Codes for Effective Use in Survivable Wireless Sensor Networks," International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 13-28, February 2020
  11. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Xiang, "Optimization of time constrained N-version programming service components with competing task execution and version corruption processes," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 193, 106666, January 2020 (Link)
  12. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, S. V. Amari, and B. Tang, "Efficient Reliability Analysis of Dynamic k-out-of-n Heterogeneous Phased-Mission Systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 193, January 2020, 106586 (Link)
  13. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Xiang, "Cost minimization of real-time mission for software systems with rejuvenation," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 193, January 2020, 106593 (Link)
  14. G. Zhao* and L. Xing@, "Competing Failure Analysis Considering Cascading Functional Dependence & Random Failure Propagation Time," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 2327-2342, November 2019 (Link)
  15. R. Peng, D. Wu@, H. Xiao, L. Xing, and K. Gao, "Redundancy versus protection for a non-reparable phased mission system subject to external impacts," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 191, November 2019, 106556 (Link)
  16. L. Mandava*, L. Xing@, and C. Wang*, "Fault-Level Coverage Analysis for Multi-State Cloud-RAID Storage Systems," Engineering Reports, vol. 1, no. 3, e12045, pp. 1-13, October 2019 (Link)
  17. L. Mandava* and L. Xing@, "Balancing Reliability and Cost in Cloud-RAID Systems with Fault-Level Coverage," International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 1068-1080, October 2019
  18. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, H. Ben Haim, and H. Huang, "Dynamic Demand Satisfaction Probability of Consecutive Sliding Window Systems with Warm Standby Components," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 189, pp. 397-405, September 2019 (Link)
  19. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and H. Huang, "Dynamic availability and performance deficiency of common bus systems with imperfectly repairable components," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 189, pp. 58-66, September 2019 (Link)
  20. X. Qiu, Y. Dai, Y. Xiang, and L. Xing@, "Correlation Modeling and Resource Optimization for Cloud Service with Fault Recovery," IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 693-704, 1 July-Sept. 2019 (Link).
  21. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, H. Ben Haim, and Y. Dai, �Optimal structure of series system with 1-out-of-n warm standby subsystems performing operation and rescue functions,� Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 188, pp. 523-531, August 2019 (Link)
  22. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and H. Huang, �Optimization of partial software rejuvenation policy,� Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 188, pp. 289-296, August 2019 (Link).
  23. H. Dui@, S. Li#, L. Xing, and H. Liu, �System performance-based joint importance analysis guided maintenance for repairable systems,� Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 186, pp. 162-175, June 2019 (Link)
  24. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and H. Huang, "Security of Separated Data in Cloud Systems with Competing Attack Detection and Data Theft Processes," Risk Analysis, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 846-858, April 2019 (Link).
  25. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and H. Huang, "Cost effective scheduling of imperfect inspections in systems with hidden failures and rescue possibility," Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 68, pp. 662-674, April 2019 (Link).
  26. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, Y. Dai, "Optimal Spot-Checking for Collusion Tolerance in Computer Grids," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, g, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 301-312, March-April 2019 (Link).
  27. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and L. Luo, "Influence of failure propagation on mission abort policy in heterogeneous warm standby systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 183, pp. 29-38, March 2019 (Link).
  28. Y. Zeng*, L. Xing@, Q. Zhang, and X. Jia#, "An Analytical Method for Reliability Analysis of Hardware-Software Co-design System," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 165-178, February 2019 (Link).
  29. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, L. Luo, "Joint optimal checkpointing and rejuvenation policy for real-time computing tasks," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 182, pp. 63-72, February 2019 (Link).
  30. G. Wang@, R. Peng, and L. Xing, "Reliability evaluation of unrepairable k-out-of-n: G systems with phased-mission requirements based on record values," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 178, pp. 191-197, October 2018 (Link).
  31. X. Jia#,@, L. Cui, and L. Xing, "New Insights into Reliability Problems for Supply Chains Management Based on Conventional Reliability Model," Eksploatacja i Niezawodnosc � Maintenance and Reliability, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 465-470, 2018 (Link).
  32. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimizing Computational Mission Operation by Periodic Backups and Preventive Replacements," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 48, no. 9, pp. 1505-1520, Sept. 2018 Link)
  33. S. V. Amari, C. Wang*,@, L. Xing, and R. Mohammad, "An Efficient Phased-Mission Reliability Model Considering Dynamic k-out-of-n Subsystem Redundancy," IISE Transactions, vol. 50, no. 10, pp. 868-877, 2018 (Link).
  34. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, Y. Dai, B. W. Johnson, "Optimization of Dynamic Spot-Checking for Collusion Tolerance in Grid Computing," Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 86, pp. 30-38, September 2018 (Link)
  35. Q. Zhai, L. Xing, R. Peng@, and J. Yang, "Aggregated Combinatorial Reliability Model for Non-Repairable Parallel Phased-Mission Systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 176, pp. 242-250, August 2018 (Link)
  36. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and H. Ben-Haim, "Optimizing software rejuvenation policy for real time tasks," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, vol. 176, pp. 202-208, August 2018 (Link)
  37. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, Y. Dai, "Connectivity Evaluation and Optimal Service Centers Allocation in Repairable Linear Consecutively Connected Systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 176, pp. 187-193, August 2018 (Link)
  38. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, G. Levitin, and N. Huang, "Probabilistic competing failure analysis in phased-mission systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 176, pp. 37-51, August 2018 (Link)
  39. X. Jia#,@, L. Xing, and G. Li, "Copula-Based Reliability and Safety Analysis of Safety-Critical Systems with Dependent Failures," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 928-938, July 2018 (Link).
  40. G. Levitin, L. Xing@, and Y. Dai, "Optimizing Dynamic Performance of Multi-state Systems with Heterogeneous 1-out-of-N Warm Standby Components," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 920-929, June 2018 (Link)
  41. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, H. Wang, and D. W. Coit, "System Reliability Modeling Considering Correlated Probabilistic Competing Failures," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. 416-431, June 2018 (Link).
  42. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, Y. Dai, "Co-residence Based Data Vulnerability vs. Security in Cloud Computing System with Random Server Assignment," European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 267, no. 2, pp. 676-686, June 2018 (Link)
  43. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Co-optimization of State Dependent Loading and Mission Abort Policy in Heterogeneous Warm Standby Systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 172, pp. 151-158, April 2018 (Link).
  44. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Mission Abort Policy in Heterogeneous Non-repairable 1-out-of-N Warm Standby Systems," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 342 - 354, March 2018. (Link)
  45. G. Zhao*, L. Xing@, Q. Zhang, and X. Jia#, "A Hierarchical Combinatorial Reliability Model for Smart Home Systems," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 37�52, February 2018 (Link).
  46. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimal work distribution and backup frequency for two non-identical work sharing elements," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, vol. 170, pp. 127-136, February 2018 (Link).
  47. Y. Mo#,@, L. Xing, and J. B. Dugan, "Performability Analysis of k-to-l-out-of-n Computing Systems Using Binary Decision Diagrams," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 126-137, Jan.-Feb. 1 2018 (Link).
  48. L. Xing@ and G. Levitin, "Connectivity Modeling and Optimization of Linear Consecutively Connected Systems with Repairable Connecting Elements," European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 264, no. 2, pp. 732-741, January 2018 (Link).
  49. Y. Mo#, @, L. Cui, L. Xing, and Z. Zhang, "Performability Analysis of Large-Scale Multi-State Computing Systems," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 59-72, January 2018 (Link).
  50. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, Y. Dai, "Heterogeneous 1-out-of-N Warm Standby Systems with Online Checkpointing," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 169, pp. 127-136, January 2018 (Link).
  51. L. Xing@, M. Tannous*, V. Vokkarane, H. Wang, and J. Guo#, "Reliability Modeling of Mesh Storage Area Networks for Internet of Things," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 2047-2057, December 2017 (Link)
  52. Z. Pan#,@, L. Xing, and Y. Mo#, "A New Reliability Evaluation Method for Networks with Imperfect Vertices Using BDD," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, vol. 33, no. 8, pp. 1957�1967, December 2017 (Link)
  53. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimization of Component Allocation/Distribution and Sequencing in Warm Standby Series-Parallel Systems," IEEE Transactions on Reliability,vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 980-988, December 2017 (Link)
  54. Z. Pan#, L. Xing@, Y. Mo#, and W. Li, "An Efficient Variable Ordering Heuristic for BDD-based Reliability Analysis of Network with Imperfect Nodes," Journal of Risk and Reliability, vol. 231, no. 6, pp. 628-642, December 2017 (Link)
  55. G. Levitin, L. Xing@, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Distribution of Non-periodic Full and Incremental Backups," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 3310-3320, December 2017. doi: 10.1109/TSMC.2016.2576023 (Link)
  56. L. Xing@ and G. Levitin, "Balancing Theft and Corruption Threats by Data Partition in Cloud System with Independent Server Protection," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 167, pp. 248-254, November 2017 (Link).
  57. Y. Mo#,@, L. Xing, L. Cui, and S. Si, "MDD-based performability analysis of multi-state linear consecutive-k-out-of-n: F systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 166, pp. 124-131, October 2017 (Link).
  58. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, and H. Wang, "Reliability of Systems subject to Competing Failure Propagation and Probabilistic Failure Isolation," International Journal of Systems Science: Operations & Logistics, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 241-259, 2017 (Link)
  59. H. Xu#,@, W. Li, L. Xing, and S. Zhu, "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Under Correlated Uncertainties," Concurrent Engineering, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 262-275, September 2017 (Link)
  60. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Preventive Replacements in Real-Time Standby Systems with Periodic Backups," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 771-782, September 2017 Link).
  61. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, Y. Dai, "Optimal Arrangement of Connecting Elements in Linear Consecutively Connected Systems with Heterogeneous Warm Standby Groups," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 165, pp. 395-401, September 2017 (Link).
  62. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, Y. Dai, and V. M. Vokkarane, "Dynamic Checkpointing Policy in Heterogeneous Real-Time Standby Systems," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 1449-1456, August 2017 (Link).
  63. B. Jafary, L. Fiondella@, and L. Xing, "Discrete and Continuous Consecutive 2-out-of-n:F System Reliability with Correlated Components," International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, vol. 24, no. 4, August 2017 (Link).
  64. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, R. Peng, and Z. Pan#, "Competing Failure Analysis in Phased-Mission Systems with Multiple Functional Dependence Groups," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 164, pp. 24-33, August 2017 (Link).
  65. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, Y. Dai, "Optimal loading of series parallel systems with arbitrary element time-to-failure and time-to-repair distributions," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 164, pp. 34-44, August 2017 (Link).
  66. C. Wang*, L. Xing, A. Ehsani Zonouz*, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Communication Reliability Analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Phased-Mission Model," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 823�837,June 2017 (Link).
  67. L. Mandava* and L. Xing@, "Reliability Analysis of Cloud-RAID 6 with Imperfect Fault Coverage," International Journal of Performability Engineering, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 289-297, May 2017 (Link).
  68. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Data Partitioning in Cloud Computing System with Random Server Assignment," Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 70, pp. 17-25, May 2017 (Link).
  69. G. Levitin, L. Xing@, and Y. Dai, "Reliability vs. Expected Mission Cost and Uncompleted Work in Heterogeneous Warm Standby Multi-Phase Systems," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 462-473, March 2017 (Link) .
  70. Y. Dai, G. Levitin@, and L. Xing, "Optimal Periodic Inspections and Activation Sequencing Policy in Standby Systems with Condition Based Mode Transfer," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 189-201, March 2017 (Link)
  71. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Cold-Standby Systems with Imperfect Backup," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 1798-1809, Dec. 2016 (Link).
  72. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, H. Ben-Haim, and Y. Dai, "Optimal task partition and state-dependent loading in heterogeneous two-element work sharing system," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 156, pp. 97-108, December 2016 (Link).
  73. Y. Mo#, L. Xing, F. Zhong, and Z. Zhang, "Reliability Evaluation of Network Systems with Dependent Propagated Failures using Decision Diagrams," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 672-683, Nov.-Dec. 1 2016 (Link).
  74. G. Levitin, L. Xing, Q. Zhai, and Y. Dai, "Optimization of Full vs. Incremental Periodic Backup Policy," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 644-656, Nov.-Dec. 1 2016 (Link).
  75. R. Peng@, Q. Zhai, L. Xing, and J. Yang, "Reliability analysis and optimal structure of series-parallel phased-mission systems subject to fault level coverage," IIE Transactions, vol. 48, no. 8, pp. 736-746, 2016
  76. Y. Zhang, N. Huang@, and L. Xing, "A Novel Flux-fluctuation law for Network with Self-similar Traffic," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, vol. 452, pp. 299-310, June 2016 (Link)
  77. A. E. Zonouz*, L. Xing@, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks: A Reliability, Cost and Energy-Aware Approach," IET Wireless Sensor Systems, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 42-48, 2016 (2018 Premium Award for Best Paper in IET Wireless Sensor Systems; Link)
  78. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, A. Ehsani Zonouz*, and Y. Dai, "Heterogeneous Warm Standby Multi-Phase Systems with Variable Mission Time," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 381-393, March 2016 (Link)
  79. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Heterogeneous Non-repairable Warm Standby Systems with Periodic Inspections," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 394-409, March 2016 (Link)
  80. X. Qiu, Y. Dai, Y. Xiang, and L. Xing@, "A Hierarchical Correlation Model for Evaluating Reliability, Performance, and Power Consumption of a Cloud Service," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 401-412, March 2016 (Link)
  81. C. Wang*,@, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Infrastructure Communication Sensitivity Analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 581�594, March 2016 (Link)
  82. Q. Zhai, L. Xing@, R. Peng, and J. Yang, "Multi-Valued Decision Diagram-Based Reliability Analysis of k-out-of-n Cold Standby Systems Subject to Scheduled Backups," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 1310-1324, December 2015 (Link).
  83. G. Levitin@, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Heterogeneous 1-out-of-N Warm Standby Systems with Dynamic Uneven Backups," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 1325-1339, December 2015 (Link).
  84. Q. Liu* and L. Xing@, "Reliability Modeling of Cloud-RAID-6 Storage System," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 415-420, December 2015 (Link).
  85. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, and G. Levitin, "Probabilistic Common Cause Failures in Phased-Mission Systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 144, pp. 53-60, December 2015 (Link).
  86. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Backup Frequency in System with Random Repair Time," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 144, pp. 12-22, December 2015 (Link)
  87. J. Zhou, N. Huang, X. Sun, L. Xing, and S. Zhang, "Network Resource Reallocation Strategy Based on An Improved Capacity-Load Model," Eksploatacja i Niezawodnosc � Maintenance and Reliability, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 487-495, 2015.
  88. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Loading of System with Random Repair Time," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 247, No. 1, pp. 137-143, November 2015 (Link)
  89. Y. Zeng, Y. Sun, L. Xing, and V. M. Vokkarane, "A Study of Online Social Network Privacy Via the TAPE Framework," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Signal and Information Processing for Privacy, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 1270-1284, Oct. 2015 (Link)
  90. G. Levitin, L. Xing@, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Design of Hybrid Redundant Systems with Delayed Failure-Driven Standby Mode Transfer," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol.45, no.10, pp. 1336-1344, Oct. 2015 (Link).
  91. G. Levitin, L. Xing, H. Ben-Haim, and Y. Dai, "m/nCCS: linear consecutively-connected systems subject to combined gap constraints," International Journal of General Systems, Vol. 44, No. 7-8, pp. 833-848, 2015 (Link).
  92. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, H. Wang, G. Levitin, "Combinatorial Analysis of Body Sensor Networks Subject to Probabilistic Competing Failures," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 142, pp. 388-398, October 2015 (Link)
  93. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Non-homogeneous 1-out-of-N Warm Standby Systems with Random Replacement Times," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 819-828, June 2015. (Link)
  94. Q. Zhai, R. Peng, L. Xing, and J. Yang, "Reliability of demand-based warm standby systems subject to fault level coverage," Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Special Issue on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 380-393, May/June 2015 (Link).
  95. G. Levitin, L. Xing, S. Peng and Y. Dai, "Optimal Choice of Standby Modes in 1-out-of-N System with Respect to Mission Reliability and Cost," Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 258, pp. 587-596, May 2015. (Link)
  96. A. E. Zonouz*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Application Communication Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks," IET Wireless Sensor Systems, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 58-67, April 2015. (Link)
  97. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Backup Distribution in 1-out-of-N Cold Standby Systems," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 636-646, April 2015 (Link).
  98. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Completed Work Dependent Loading of Components in Cold Standby Systems," International Journal of General Systems, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 471-4848, April 2015 (Link).
  99. G. Levitin, L. Xing, B. W. Johnson, and Y. Dai, "Mission Reliability, Cost and Time for Cold Standby Computing Systems with Periodic Backup," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.64, no. 4, pp. 1043-1057, April 2015 (Link; Featured Paper in April 2015).
  100. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Reliability of Non-coherent Warm Standby Systems with Reworking," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 64, no. 1, pp.444-453, March 2015 (Link).
  101. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Reliability and Mission Cost of 1-out-of-N: G Systems with State-Dependent Standby Mode Transfers," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 454-462, March 2015 (Link).
  102. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Effect of Failure Propagation on Cold vs. Hot Standby Tradeoff in Heterogeneous 1-out-of-N: G Systems," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 410-419, March 2015 (Link).
  103. S. Khoshroo, H. Wang, L. Xing, and D. Kasilingam, "A Joint Resource Allocation-Channel Coding Design Based on Distributed Source Coding," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 389-400, February 2015 (Link).
  104. Q. Zhang, S. Karri, M. Khaliq, L. Xing, and M. I. Hayee, "Global Simulation Accuracy Control in the Split-Step Fourier Simulation of Vector Optical Fiber Communication Channel," Journal of Communication, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 1-8, January 2015 (Link).
  105. Y. Mo#, L. Xing, S. V. Amari, and J. B. Dugan, "Efficient analysis of multi-state k-out-of-n systems," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 133, pp. 95-105, January 2015 (Link).
  106. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Linear Multistate Consecutively-Connected Systems Subject to a Constrained Number of Gaps," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 133, pp. 246-252, January 2015 (Link).
  107. L. Fiondella and L. Xing, "Discrete and Continuous Reliability Models for Systems with Identically Distributed Correlated Components," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 133, pp. 1-10, January 2015 (Link).
  108. O. Tannous*, L. Xing, R. Peng, and M. Xie, "Reliability of Warm-Standby Systems subject to Imperfect Fault Coverage," Proc IMechE, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability, Vol. 228, No. 6, pp. 606-620, December 2014 (Link).
  109. P. Boddu*, L. Xing, and G. Levitin, "Energy Consumption Modeling and Optimization in Heterogeneous Cold-Standby Systems," International Journal of Systems Science: Operations & Logistics, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 142-152, 2014 (Link).
  110. A. E. Zonouz*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Reliability-Oriented Single-Path Routing Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 14, No. 11, pp. 4059-4068, November 2014 (Link).
  111. Y. Mo#, L. Xing, F. Zhong, Z. Pan, and Z. Chen "Choosing a Heuristic and Root node for Edge Ordering in BDD-based Network Reliability Analysis," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 131, pp. 83-93, November 2014 (Link).
  112. C. Wang*, L. Xing, and G. Levitin, "Explicit and Implicit Methods for Probabilistic Common-Cause Failure Analysis," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 131, pp. 175-184, November 2014 (Link) .
  113. G. Levitin, L. Xing, S. V. Amari, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Elements Separation in Non-repairable Phased-Mission Systems," International Journal of General Systems, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 864-879, 2014 (Link).
  114. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and S. Yu, "Optimal Connecting Elements Allocation in Linear Consecutively-Connected Systems with Phased Mission and Common Cause Failures," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 130, pp. 85-94, October 2014.(Link)
  115. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Mission Cost and Reliability of 1-out-of-N Warm Standby Systems with Imperfect Switching Mechanisms," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol. 44, No. 9, pp. 1262-1271, September 2014 (Link).
  116. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Component Loading in 1-out-of-N Cold Standby Systems," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 127, pp. 58-64, July 2014.(Link)
  117. N. Tadayon, A. E. Zonouz*, S. Aissa, and L. Xing, "Cost-Effective Design and Evaluation of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Topology-Planning Methods in Small-World Context," IET Wireless Sensor Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 43-53, June 2014. (Link)
  118. Y. Mo#, L. Xing, and J. B. Dugan "MDD-Based Method for Efficient Analysis on Phased-Mission Systems with Multimode Failures," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol. 44, No. 6, pp. 757 - 769, June 2014 (Link).
  119. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimization of Predetermined Standby Mode Transfers in 1-out-of-N: G Systems," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 72, pp. 106-113, June 2014 (Link).
  120. S. Li#, S. Si, L. Xing, and S. Sun, "Integrated importance of multi-state fault tree based on multi-state multi-valued decision diagram," Proc IMechE, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability, Vol. 228, No. 2, pp. 200-208, April 2014 (Link).
  121. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Cold vs. Hot Standby Mission Operation Cost Minimization for 1-out-of-N Systems," European Journal of Operational Research Vol. 234, No. 1, pp. 155-162, April 2014 (Link).
  122. L. Xing, B. A. Morrissette*, and J. B. Dugan, "Combinatorial reliability analysis of imperfect coverage systems subject to functional dependence," IEEE Transaction on Reliability, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 367-382, March 2014 (Link).
  123. Y. Mo#, L. Xing and S. V. Amari, "A Multiple-Valued Decision Diagram Based Method for Efficient Reliability Analysis of Non-Repairable Phased-Mission Systems," IEEE Transaction on Reliability, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 320-330, March 2014 (Link).
  124. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Minimum Mission Cost Cold-Standby Sequencing in Non-Repairable Multi-Phase Systems," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 251-258, March 2014 (Link).
  125. C. Wang*, L. Xing, H. Wang, Y. Dai, and Z. Zhang*, "Performance Analysis of Media Cloud-Based Multimedia Systems with Retrying Fault-Tolerance Technique," IEEE Systems Journal, Special Issue on Recent Advances in Cloud-based Multimedia Systems, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 313-321, March 2014 (Link).
  126. Z. Pan, Y. Mo#, L. Xing and J. Han, "New insights in breadth-first-search edge ordering of regular networks for terminal-pair reliability analysis," Proc IMechE, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability, Vol. 228, No. 1, pp. 83-92, February 2014 (Link).
  127. C. Wang*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Reliability and Lifetime Modeling of Wireless Sensor Nodes", Microelectronics Reliability, Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 160-166, January 2014. (Link).
  128. Y. Dai, G. Levitin, and L. Xing, "Structure Optimization of Non-repairable Phased Mission Systems," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 121-129, January 2014. (Link).
  129. R. Peng, Q. Zhai, L. Xing, and J. Yang, "Reliability of demand-based phased-mission systems subject to fault level coverage," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 121, pp. 18-25, January 2014 (Link; #2 top most downloaded article in March to May 2014).
  130. G. Levitin, L. Xing, S. V. Amari, and Y. Dai, "Reliability of Non-repairable Phased- Mission Systems with Propagated Failures," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 119, pp. 218-228, November 2013 (Link).
  131. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Cold-Standby Sequencing Optimization Considering Mission Cost," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 118, pp. 28-34, October 2013 (Link).
  132. Y. Mo# and L. Xing, "An Enhanced Decision Diagram-Based Method for Common-Cause Failure Analysis," Proc IMechE, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability, Vol. 227, No. 5, pp. 557-566, October 2013 (Link) .
  133. Q. Zhai, R. Peng, L. Xing, and J. Yang, "BDD-based Reliability Evaluation of k-out-of-(n+k) Warm Standby Systems Subject to Fault-Level Coverage," Proc IMechE, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability, Vol. 227, No. 5, pp. 540-548, October 2013 (Link).
  134. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Sequencing Optimization in k-out-of-n Cold-Standby Systems Considering Mission Cost," International Journal of General Systems, Vol. 42, No. 8, pp. 870-882, 2013 (Link).
  135. G. Levitin, L. Xing, Hanoch Ben-Haim, Y. Dai, "Reliability of Series-Parallel Systems with Random Failure Propagation Time," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 62, No.3, pp. 637-647, doi: 10.1109/TR.2013.2270415, Sept. 2013 (Link; #3 top most accessed article in September-November 2013 and #2 top most accessed article in February 2014).
  136. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, " Optimal Allocation of Connecting Element in Phase Mission Linear Consecutively-Connected Systems," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. 618-627, doi: 10.1109/TR.2013.2270413, Sept. 2013 (Link).
  137. G. Levitin, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Optimal Sequencing of Warm Standby Elements," Computers & Industrial Engineering , Vol. 65, No. 4, pp. 570-576, August 2013 (Link).
  138. G. Levitin, L. Xing, Suprasad V. Amari, and Yuanshun Dai, "Reliability of Non-repairable Phased-Mission Systems with Common-Cause Failures," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 967-978, July 2013 (Link).
  139. P. Boddu* and L. Xing, "Reliability Evaluation and Optimization of Series-Parallel Systems with k-out-of-n: G Subsystems and Mixed Redundancy Types," Proc IMechE,, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability , Vol. 227, No. 2, pp. 187-198, April 2013 (Link).
  140. L. Xing and G. Levitin, "BDD-Based Reliability Evaluation of Phased-Mission Systems with Internal/External Common-Cause Failures," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 112, pp. 145-153, April 2013 (Link).
  141. C. Wang*, L. Xing, and G. Levitin, "Reliability Analysis of Multi-Trigger Binary Systems Subject to Competing Failures," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 111, pp. 9�17, March 2013 (Link).
  142. L. Xing, G. Levitin, Chaonan Wang*, and Yuanshun Dai "Reliability of Systems Subject to Failures with Dependent Propagation Effect," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 277-290, March 2013 (Link).
  143. Navid Tadayon, Honggang Wang, Dayalan Kasilingam and L. Xing, "Analytical Modeling of Service Delay for Cooperative Wireless Networks over Rayleigh Fading Channels," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol.62, No.1, pp.349-359, January 2013 (Link).
  144. G. Levitin, S. V. Amari, and L. Xing, "Algorithm for Reliability Evaluation of Non-repairable Phased-Mission Systems Consisting of Gradually Deteriorating Multi-state Elements," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol.43, No.1, pp.63-73, January 2013 (Link).
  145. R. Peng, Q. Zhai, L. Xing, and J. Yang, "Reliability of 1-out-of-(n+1) Warm Standby Systems Subject to Fault Level Coverage," International Journal of Performability Engineering , Short Communications,, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 117-120, January 2013 (Link).
  146. L. Xing, Honggang Wang, Chaonan Wang*, and Yujie Wang*, "BDD-Based Two-Party Trust Sensitivity Analysis for Social Networks," International Journal of Security and Networks, Vol.7, No.4, pp. 242 � 251, 2012 (Link).
  147. Chaonan Wang*, L. Xing, and Gregory Levitin, "Competing Failure Analysis in Phased-Mission Systems with Functional Dependence in One of Phases," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 108, pp. 90-99, December 2012 (Link).
  148. Chaonan Wang*, L. Xing, and Suprasad V. Amari, "A Fast Approximation Method for Reliability Analysis of Cold-Standby Systems," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 106, pp. 119�126, October 2012 (Link).
  149. L. Xing, Chaonan Wang*, Gregory Levitin, "Competing Failure Analysis in Non-repairable Binary Systems Subject to Functional Dependence," Proc IMechE, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability, Vol. 226, No. 4, pp. 406-416, August 2012 (Link).
  150. L. Xing, Suprasad V. Amari, and Chaonan Wang*, "Reliability of k-out-of-n Systems with Phased-Mission Requirements and Imperfect Fault Coverage," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 103, pp. 45-50, July 2012 (Link).
  151. Gregory Levitin, L. Xing, and Suprasad V. Amari, "Recursive Algorithm for Reliability Evaluation of Non-repairable Phased Mission Systems with Binary Elements," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 61, No. 2, pp. 533-542, June 2012 (Link).
  152. L. Xing, Ola Tannous*, and Joanne Bechta Dugan, "Reliability Analysis of Non-Repairable Cold-Standby Systems Using Sequential Binary Decision Diagrams," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans , Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 715-726, May 2012 (Link).
  153. Chaonan Wang*, L. Xing, and Gregory Levitin, "Propagated Failure Analysis for Non-Repairable Systems Considering both Global and Selective Effects", Reliability engineering and System Safety, Vol. 99, pp. 96-104, March 2012 (Link).
  154. Akhilesh Shrestha*, L. Xing, Yan Sun, and Vinod M. Vokkarane, "Infrastructure Communication Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks Considering Common-Cause Failures," International Journal of Performability Engineering, special issue on Dependability of Wireless Systems and Networks, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 141-150, March 2012 (Link).
  155. Chaonan Wang*, L. Xing, Vinod Vokkarane, and Yan Sun, "Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks with Tree Topology," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Short Communications, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 213-216, March 2012 (Link).
  156. Gregory Levitin, L. Xing, Hanoch Ben-Haim, and Yuanshun Dai, "Multi-state Systems with Selective Propagated Failures and Imperfect Individual and Group Protections," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 96, No. 12, pp. 1657-1666, December 2011 (Link).
  157. Ning Huang, Yang Chen, Dong Hou, L. Xing, and Rui Kang, "Application Reliability for Communication Networks and Its Analysis Method," Journal of Systems Engineering and Electronics, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp.1030-1036, December 2011 (Link).
  158. L. Xing and Gregory Levitin, "Combinatorial Algorithm for Reliability Analysis of Multi-State Systems with Propagated Failures and Failure Isolation Effect," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans , Vol. 41, No. 6, pp. 1156-1165, November 2011 (Link).
  159. Suprasad V. Amari and L. Xing, "Reliability Analysis of k-out-of-n Systems with Phased-Mission Requirements," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Short Communications, Vol. 7, No. 6, pp. 595-600, November 2011 (Link).
  160. L. Xing, Akhilesh Shrestha*, and Yuanshun Dai, "Exact Combinatorial Reliability Analysis of Dynamic Systems with Sequence-Dependent Failures," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 96, No. 10, pp. 1375-1385, October 2011 (Link).
  161. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and Y.S. Dai, "Reliability Analysis of Multi-State Phased-Mission Systems with Unordered and Ordered States," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans , Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 625-636, July 2011 (Link).
  162. Tongdan Jin, L. Xing, and Ying Yu, "A Hierarchical Markov Reliability Model for Data Storage Systems with Media Self-Recovery," International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 25-41, 2011 (Link).
  163. Prashanthi Boddu* and L. Xing, "Optimal Design of Heterogeneous Series-Parallel Systems with Common-Cause Failures," International Journal of Performability Engineering, special Issue on Performance and Dependability Modeling of Dynamic Systems, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 455-466, September 2011 (Link).
  164. Ruiping Ma*, L. Xing, Howard E. Michel, and Honggang Wang, "Survivable Data Transmission via Selective Hybrid Cipher in Sensor Networks," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 303-312, July 2011 (Link).
  165. Ning Huang, Dong Hou, Yang Chen, L. Xing, Rui Kang, "A Network Reliability Evaluation Method based on Applications and Topological Structure," Eksploatacja i Niezawodnosc � Maintenance and Reliability, pp. 77-83, Issue 3/2011 (Link).
  166. Y. Dai, Y. Xiang, Y. Li, L. Xing, and G. Zhang,"Consequence Oriented Self-Healing and Autonomous Diagnosis for Highly Reliable Systems and Software," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Special Issue on Computational Intelligence in Reliability Engineering, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 369-380, June 2011 ( link)
  167. Zhong Han#, Jianmin Gao, L. Xing, and Fumin Chen "Optimal Resource Allocation for Safety in Distributed Complex Electromechanical Systems," Eksploatacja i Niezawodnosc � Maintenance and Reliability, pp. 4-12, Issue 2/2011 (Link).
  168. L. Xing and G. Levitin, "Combinatorial Analysis of Systems with Competing Failures Subject to Failure Isolation and Propagation Effects," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 95, No. 11, pp. 1210-1215, November 2010 (Link).
  169. S. V. Amari, L. Xing, A. Shrestha*, J. Akers, and K. S. Trivedi, "Performability Analysis of Multi-State Computing Systems Using Multi-Valued Decision Diagrams," IEEE Trans. on Computers, Vol. 59, No. 10, pp. 1419-1433, October 2010 (Link).
  170. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and D. W. Coit, "An Efficient Multi-State Multi-Valued Decision Diagram-Based Approach for Multi-State System Sensitivity Analysis," IEEE Trans. on Reliability , Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 581-592, September 2010 (Link).
  171. G. Levitin and L. Xing, "Reliability and Performance of Multi-state Systems with Propagated Failures Having Selective Effect," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 95, No. 6, pp. 655-661, June 2010 (Link).
  172. H. Wang, L. Xing, and H. E. Michel, "Reed�Solomon Code based Green & Survivable Communications Using Selective Encryption," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Short Communications, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 297-299, May 2010 (Link).
  173. L. Xing, P. Boddu*, Y. Sun, and W. Wang, "Reliability Analysis of Static and Dynamic Fault-Tolerant Systems subject to Probabilistic Common-Cause Failures," Proc IMechE, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability, Vol. 224, No. 1, pp.43-53, 2010 (Link).
  174. R. Robidoux*, H. Xu, L. Xing, and M. Zhou, "Automated Verification of Dynamic Reliability Block Diagrams Using Colored Petri Nets," IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol 40, No. 2, pp. 337-351, March 2010 (Link).
  175. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Decision Diagram-Based Methods, and Complexity Analysis for Multistate Systems," IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 145-161, March 2010 (link).
  176. L. Xing, J. B. Dugan, and B. A. Morrissette*, "Efficient Reliability Analysis of Systems with Functional Dependence Loops," Eksploatacja i Niezawodnosc � Maintenance and Reliability, pp. 65-69, No. 3/2009, ISSN 1507-2711 (Link; #4 top cited articles in November 2014 and #5 top cited articles in February 2015).
  177. L. Xing and Y. Dai, "A New Decision Diagram Based Method for Efficient Analysis on Multi-State Systems," IEEE Trans. Dependable and Secure Computing, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 161-174, July-Sept. 2009 (Link).
  178. S. V. Amari, K. Mohan, B. Cline, and L. Xing, "Expectation-Maximization Algorithm for Failure Analysis Using Incomplete Warranty Data," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 403-417, October 2009 (Link).
  179. L. Xing, H. Li*, and H. E. Michel, "Fault-Tolerance and Reliability Analysis for Wireless Sensor Networks," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 419-431, October 2009 (Link).
  180. H. Xu, L. Xing, and R. Robidoux*, "DRBD: Dynamic Reliability Block Diagrams for System Reliability Modeling," International Journal of Computers and Applications, Vo. 31, No. 2, pp. 132-141, 2009 (Link).
  181. A. Parikh*, H. Joshi*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and H. Liu "Optimizing Sensor Count in Layered Wireless Sensor Networks," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Short Communications, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 296-298, April 2009 (Link).
  182. L. Xing, A. Shrestha*, L. Meshkat, and W. Wang, "Incorporating Common-Cause Failures into the Modular Hierarchical Systems Analysis," IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 10-19, March 2009 (#3 Top Accessed Article in the journal in May 2009; Link).
  183. Y. Dai, X. Li, X. Zou, and L. Xing, "Rebound Wall: A Novel Technology against DoS Attacks," Special Issue on System Survivability and Defense against External Impacts, International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 55-70, January 2009 (Link).
  184. A. Shrestha* and L. Xing, "Improved Modular Reliability Analyses of Hybrid Phased Mission Systems," Journal of Risk and Reliability, Vol. 222, No. 4, 2008, pp. 507-520 (Link).
  185. A. Shrestha* and L. Xing, "A Logarithmic Binary Decision Diagrams-Based Method for Multistate Systems Analysis," IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 595-606, December 2008 (Link).
  186. L. Xing, "An Efficient Binary Decision Diagrams Based Approach for Network Reliability and Sensitivity Analysis," IEEE Trans. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 105-115, January 2008. (Link)
  187. A. Shrestha* and L. Xing, "Quantifying Application Communication Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Special Issue on Reliability and Quality in Design, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 43-56, January 2008 (Link).
  188. L. Xing, "Handling Functional Dependence without Using Markov Models," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Short Communications, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 95-97, January 2008 (Link).
  189. L. Xing and S. V. Amari, "Effective Component Importance Analysis for the Maintenance of Systems with Common-Cause Failures," International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 459-478, October 2007 (Link).
  190. L. Xing, "Reliability Importance Analysis of Generalized Phased-Mission Systems," International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 303-318, July 2007 (Link).
  191. L. Xing, L. Meshkat, and S. K. Donohue, "Reliability Analysis of Hierarchical Computer-Based Systems Subject to Common-Cause Failures," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 92, No. 3, pp. 351-359, March 2007 (Link).
  192. L. Xing, "Reliability Evaluation of Phased-Mission Systems with Imperfect Fault Coverage and Common-Cause Failures," IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 58-68, March 2007 ( #1 Top Accessed Article in the journal in November 2007 ; Link)
  193. L. Xing and A. Shrestha*, "Reliability Evaluation of Distributed Computer Systems Subject to Imperfect Coverage and Dependent Common-Cause Failures", Journal of Computer Sciences, Special Issue on Reliability and Autonomic Management, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 473-479, 2006 (Link).
  194. L. Xing, "Reliability modeling and analysis of complex hierarchical systems", International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering (IJRQSE), Vol. 12, No. 6, December 2005 (#2 Top Accessed Article in the journal in 2006; Link) ).
  195. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, "A Separable TDD-Based Analysis of Generalized Phased-Mission Reliability", IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. 53, No. 2, June 2004, pp. 174-184 (Link).
  196. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, "Comments on PMS BDD Generation", IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. 53, No. 2, June 2004, pp. 169-173 (Link).
  197. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, "Analysis of Generalized Phased Mission System Reliability, Performance and Sensitivity" Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 199-211, IEEE Trans. Reliability, June 2002 (Link).
Journal Special Issue Guest Editorials
  1. G. Levitin and L. Xing, "Multi-state systems," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 166, pp. 1-2, October 2017
  2. T. Shon, S. Wang, L. Shu, and L. Xing, "Editorial of special section on advanced in high performance, algorithm, and framework for future computing," The Journal of Supercomputing, Vol. 65, No. 2, pp. 483, August 2013.
  3. L. Xing and S. Rai, "Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Dependability of Wireless Systems and Networks," International Journal of Performability Engineering,Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 113-114, March 2012
  4. T. Shon, C-H. Hsu, and L. Xing, "Editorial: Special Issue on "Advanced Technologies and Practices in Recent Wireless Sensor Networks," Wireless Personal Communications. doi:10.1007/s11277-011-0296-5, 2011

Conference Tutorials & Talks
  1. L. Xing, "Competing Failure Analysis in the Internet of Things System with Functional Dependence," Keynote talk at the International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering, ZhangJiaJie, Hunan, China, August 6-9, 2019.
  2. L. Xing, "New Developments in Dynamic Standby Fault-Tolerant Systems," Invited Talk at the 17th China Fault Tolerant Computing Conference, Nanjing, China, July 18-20, 2017
  3. L. Xing, "Reliability Computing for Modern Networks," Plenary Talk at the International Conference on Networks and Information (ICNI 2016), New York, USA, January 7-9, 2016
  4. L. Xing, "Introduction to Fault Tree Analysis," Tutorial Notes of The 60th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO, January 2014.
  5. L. Xing and S. V. Amari "Decision Diagrams in System Reliability Analysis," Tutorial Notes of The 58th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Reno, NV, USA, January 2012

Published/Accepted Conference Papers
  1. C. Wang* and L. Xing@, "An Explicit MDD-Based Method for Common-Cause Failure Analysis in Phased-Mission Systems," Proc. of 2019 International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering, ZhangJiaJie, Hunan, China, August 2019.
  2. L. Xing@, C. Wang*, Y. Wang*, and G. Zhao*, "Decision Diagrams-Based Competing Failure Analysis in Function Dependent Systems," Proc. of The 11th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR2019), Hong Kong, June 3 - 7, 2019.
  3. R. Peng@, D. Wu, H. Xiao, L. Xing, and K. Gao, "Redundancy versus protection for a non-reparable phased mission system subject to external impacts," Proc. of The 11th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR2019), Hong Kong, June 3 - 7, 2019.
  4. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, and L. Mandava*, "Competing Failure Analysis in Sequence-Dependent Systems," Proc. of The 65th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Orlando, Florida, USA, January 28-31, 2019
  5. Q. Liu*, L. Xing@, C. Zhou, and Y. Wang*, "Probabilistic Security Risk Assessment of Systems subject to Sequential Attacks," Proc. of The 12th International Conference on Reliability Maintainability and Safety (ICRMS'2018), Shanghai, China, October 17-19, 2018.
  6. L. Xing@, G. Zhao*, Y. Wang*, and L. Mandava*, "Competing Failure Analysis in IoT systems with Cascading Functional Dependence," Proc. of The 64th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), Reno, NV, USA, January 22-25, 2018
  7. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, and L. Mandava*, "Probabilistic Competing Failure Analysis in Multi-State Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 64th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), Reno, NV, USA, January 22-25, 2018
  8. Y. Wang* and L. Xing@, "Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks subject to Phase-Dependent Probabilistic Competing Failures," Proc. of The 2nd International Conference on Reliability Systems Engineering (ICRSE 2017), pp. 1-9, Beijing, China, July 10-12, 2017 (Best Paper Award)
  9. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, and Y. Wang*, "A New CBDD Model for Deterministic Competing Failure Analysis," Proc. of The 2nd International Conference on Reliability Systems Engineering (ICRSE 2017), pp. 1-6, Beijing, China, July 10-12, 2017
  10. G. Levitin@ and L. Xing, "Dynamic Performance and Reliability of Multi-state systems Consisting of Elements with arbitrary time-to-failure and repair time distributions," Proc. of The 10th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR 2017), pp. 1-6, Grenoble, France, July 3-6, 2017.
  11. G. Levitin@ and L. Xing, "Dynamic data security under co-residence attacks in cloud computing systems," Proc. of The 10th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR 2017), pp. 1-5, Grenoble, France, July 3-6, 2017.
  12. Q. Liu*, L. Xing@, and C. Wang*, "Framework of probabilistic risk assessment for security and reliability," Proc. of IEEE Second International Conference on Data Science in Cyberspace (DSC 2017), BDCA (Big Data Cybersecurity Analytics) workshop, pp. 619-624, Shenzhen, China, June 2017
  13. M. Crossman, H. Liu@, L. Xing and T. Shea, "Security Analysis of Two-Factor Authentication," IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security, Waltham, MA USA, April 2017
  14. G. Zhao* and L. Xing@, "Layered Reliability Modeling of Smart Home System," Proc. of The 63rd Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Orlando, FL, USA, January 2017.
  15. L. Mandava*, L. Xing@, and Z. Pan, "Imperfect Coverage Analysis for Cloud-RAID 5," Proc. of International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering, JiuZhaiGou, China, July 2016
  16. G. Levitin@ and L. Xing, "Stochastic Systems with Reworking," Proceedings of The International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, Life Sciences and Operations Management, Beer Sheval, Israel, pp. 29-36, February 2016.
  17. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, and H. Wang, "Reliability Modeling of Relay-Assisted Wireless Body Area Networks," Proc. of The 62nd Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Tucson, AZ, USA, January 2016.
  18. H. Mo@, M. Xie, and L. Xing, "Combinatorial Competing Failure Analysis Considering Random Propagation Time," Proc. of The 62nd Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Tucson, AZ, USA, January 2016.
  19. Q. Liu* and L. Xing@, "Hierarchical Reliability Analysis of Multi-state Cloud-RAID Storage System," Proc. of International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering (QR2MSE 2015), Beijing, China, July 21-24, 2015 (Best Paper Award).
  20. G. Levitin@ and L. Xing, "State-Space Event Transition Method for Evaluating Mission Success Probability, Expected Time and Cost," The 9th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR2015), Tokyo, Japan, June 1-4, 2015 (extended abstract).
  21. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, and R. Peng, "Competing Failure Analysis in Phased-Mission Systems with Global and Selective Propagation Effects," The 9th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR2015), Tokyo, Japan, June 1-4, 2015 (extended abstract).
  22. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, H. Wang, and G. Levitin, "Probabilistic Competing Failure Analysis in Body Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 61st Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Palm Harbor, FL, January 2015 (First Place winner of the RAMS� 2015 Thomas L. Fagan, Jr. Best Student Paper Award).
  23. Q. Zhai@, L. Xing, R. Peng, and J. Yang, "Reliability analysis of cold standby systems with scheduled backups," Proc. of The 61st Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Palm Harbor, FL, January 2015.
  24. A. E. Zonouz*, L. Xing@, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Reliability Based Optimization in Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 61st Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Palm Harbor, FL, January 2015.
  25. Q. Zhang@, V. Winstead, J. Lian, and L. Xing, "Simulation Step-Size Optimization in the Split-Step Fourier Simulation of Polarized Optical Signal Propagation through Single Mode Optical Fiber," Proc. of The 9th International Conference on Communications and Networking in China (Chinacom), August 2014
  26. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, H. Wang, G. Levitin, and R. Peng, "Combinatorial Analysis of Systems subject to Probabilistic Competing Failures," Proc. of International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering (QR2MSE 2014), July 2014, Dalian, Liaoning, China.
  27. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, and R. Peng, "Approximate Reliability Analysis of Large Heterogeneous Cold-Standby Systems," Proc. of International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering (QR2MSE 2014), July 2014, Dalian, Liaoning, China.
  28. Yongbo Zeng, Yan Sun, L. Xing, and V. M. Vokkarane, "Trust-Aware Privacy Evaluation in Online Social Networks," Proc. of IEEE ICC 2014 - Communication and Information Systems Security Symposium, Sydney, Australia, June 2014 (38% acceptance rate).
  29. Amir Ehsani Zonouz*, L. Xing@, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "A Time-Dependent Link Failure Model for Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO, January 27-30, 2014.
  30. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "A Phased-Mission Framework for Communication Reliability in WSN," Proc. of Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO, January 27-30, 2014.
  31. L. Fiondella@ and L. Xing, "Reliability of Two Failure Mode Systems Subject to Correlated Failures," Proc. of Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO, January 27-30, 2014.
  32. Rui Peng, Qingqing Zhai, L. Xing and Jun Yang, "Reliability of demand-based warm standby systems subject to fault-level coverage," Proc. of The Eighth International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR 2013) - Theory, Methods and Applications, South Africa, July 2013.
  33. Amir Ehsani Zonouz*, L. Xing@, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Application Communication Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks Supporting K-coverage," Proc. of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, pp. 430-435, May 2013.
  34. Y. Wang*, L. Xing@, and H. Wang, "Reliability of Scale-Free Complex Networks," Proc. of The Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, January 2013
  35. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Reliability Modeling of Wireless Sensors," Proc. of The Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, January 2013
  36. C. Wang*, L. Xing@, and G. Levitin, "Reliability of Phased-Mission Systems Subject to Competing Failures," Proc. of The Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, January 2013
  37. Amir Ehsani Zonouz*, Navid Tadayon, Sonia Aissa, and L. Xing, "Design and Evaluation of Small-World Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks under Rayleigh Fading," Proc. of IEEE Global Communications Conference (GlobeCom), Anaheim, CA, USA, December 2012
  38. R. Ma*, L. Xing@, H. E. Michel, and V. M. Vokkarane, "Linear Cryptanalysis of A Survivable Data Transmission Mechanism for Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 12th Annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Waltham, MA, November 2012.
  39. Chaonan Wang*, L. Xing@, Honggang Wang, Zhaoyang Zhang*, Yuanshun Dai, and Qun Zhang, "Processing Time Analysis of Cloud Services with Retrying Fault-Tolerance Technique", Proc. of The First IEEE International Conference on Communications in China: Advanced Internet and Cloud (AIC), Beijing, China, August 2012.
  40. Ola Tannous*, L. Xing@, Rui Peng, and Min Xie, "Combinatorial Reliability Analysis of Warm-Standby Systems with Imperfect Fault Coverage," Proc. of The 18th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Boston, MA, July 2012
  41. Amir Ehsani Zonouz*, Liudong Xing@, Vinod M.Vokkarane, and Yan (Lindsay) Sun, "K-coverage Reliability Evaluation for Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 18th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Boston, MA, July 2012
  42. Chaonan Wang*, L. Xing@, Vinod M. Vokkarane, and Yan Sun, "Manycast and Anycast-Based Infrastructure Communication Reliability for Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 18th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Boston, MA, July 2012
  43. Chaonan Wang*, L. Xing@, Vinod M. Vokkarane, and Yan Sun, "Reliability Analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks using Different Network Topology Characteristics," Proc. of International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering (QR2MSE2012), Chengdu, China, June 2012.
  44. Chaonan Wang*, L. Xing@, Gregory Levitin, "Reliability of Multi-Trigger Multi-State Systems Subject to Competing Failures," Proc. of International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering (QR2MSE2012), Chengdu, China, June 2012.
  45. L. Xing@, Honggang Wang, Yujie Wang*, and Chaonan Wang*, "Two-Party Trust Sensitivity Analysis for Social Networks," Proc. of International Workshop on Network Forensics, Security and Privacy (NFSP), in conjunction ICDCS 2012, Macau, China, June 2012.
  46. Sasan Khoshroo*, Honggang Wang@, L. Xing, Dayalan Kasilingam, "Selective Channel Coding for Resource-aware DSC Based Applications," Proc. of The 4th International Conference on Communications, Mobility, and Computing, Guilin, China, May 2012.
  47. Rui Peng@, Ola Tannous*, L. Xing, and Min Xie, "Reliability of Smart Grid Systems with Warm Standby Spares and Imperfect Coverage," Proc. of The 1st International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems, Porto, Portugal, April 2012
  48. P. Boddu* and L. Xing@, "Redundancy Allocation for k-out-of-n: G Systems with Mixed Spare Types," Proc. of The 58th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Reno, NV, USA, January 2012
  49. O. Tannous* and L. Xing@, "Efficient Analysis of Warm Standby Systems using Central Limit Theorem," Proc. of The 58th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Reno, NV, USA, January 2012 (Second Place winner of the Tom Fagan Reliability & Maintainability Symposium Student Paper Competition)
  50. T. Song@, X. Bai, Q. Wang, and L. Xing, "Operational Availability Modeling and Simulation Evaluation," Proc. of The 58th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Reno, NV, USA, January 2012
  51. O. Tannous*, L. Xing@, R. Peng, M. Xie, and S.H, Ng, "Redundancy Allocation for Series-Parallel Warm-Standby Systems," Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Singapore, December 2011
  52. H. Wang@, H. Fang, L. Xing, M. Chen, "An Integrated Biometric-based Security Framework Using Wavelet-Domain HMM in Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN)," Proc. of The IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2011), June 2011, Kyoto, Japan.
  53. P. Boddu*, H. Wang, L. Xing@, and X. Yuan, "ARQ-Based Joint Reed Solomon and Network Coding for Reliable and Green Communications," Proc. of The 2nd World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE 2011), June 2011, Changchun, China; published as a book chapter in Recent Advances in Computer Science and Information Engineering, Vol. 127 of the series Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, pp 447-456, 2012.
  54. L. Xing@, Gregory Levitin, and Chaonan Wang*, "Multi-state Systems with Independent Local and Propagated failures and Competing Failure Propagation and Isolation Effects", Proc. of The Seventh International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR 2011),Beijing, China, June 2011, pp. 607-613.
  55. Chaonan Wang*, Jingfang Huang*, Zhaoyang Zhang*, L. Xing@, and Honggang Wang, "Service Performance Analysis of Cloud Computing Systems," Proc. of The Seventh International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR 2011), Invited Session on Reliability of computer networks and cloud computing, Beijing, China, June 2011, pp. 176-181.
  56. Prashanthi Boddu*, L. Xing@ and Ola Tannous*, "Optimal Design of Heterogeneous Series-Parallel Systems with Mixed Redundancy Types," Proc. of The Seventh International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability (MMR 2011), Beijing, China, June 2011, pp. 99-105.
  57. O. Tannous*, L. Xing@, and J. B. Dugan, "Reliability Analysis of Warm Standby Systems using Sequential BDD," Proc. of The 57th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, FL, USA, January 2011.
  58. L. Xing@ and G. Levitin, "Reliability of Multi-State Systems subject to Competing Failures," Proc. of The 57th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, FL, USA, January 2011.
  59. T. Song and L. Xing, "Mission Need-based System Supportability Objectives Determination," Proc. of The 57th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, FL, USA, January 2011.
  60. L. Xing, G. Levitin, P. Boddu*, and T. Song, "Reliability Analysis of Systems with Competing Propagated Failures and Failure Isolation Effect," Proc. of The 16th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Washington D.C., August 2010, pp. 343-347.
  61. M. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and H. Xu, "Complete Sequence Generation Algorithm for Reliability Analysis of Dynamic Systems with Sequence-Dependent Failures," Proc. of The 16th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Washington D.C., August 2010, pp. 383-386.
  62. T. Song, L. Xing, and Q. Feng, "Supportability System Engineering: A Review and New Perspectives," Proc. of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Cancun, Mexico, June 5-9, 2010.
  63. L. Xing, B. A. Morrissette*, and J. B. Dugan, "Efficient Analysis of Imperfect Coverage Systems with Functional Dependence," Proc. of The 56th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, San Jose, CA, USA, January 25-28, 2010.
  64. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and S. Amari, "Reliability, Sensitivity Analysis of Imperfect Coverage Multi-State Systems," Proc. of The 56th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, San Jose, CA, USA, January 25-28, 2010.
  65. R. Ma*, L. Xing, T. Jin, and T. Song, "A Data Transmission Mechanism for Survivable Sensor Networks," Proc. of The IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), pp. 9-15, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3741-2, Zhang Jia Jie, China, July 9-11, 2009 (Best Paper Award, 25% acceptance rate)
  66. L. Xing, J. B. Dugan, and B. A. Morrissette*, "An Efficient Approach to Handling Functional Dependence Loops," The 8th International Conference on Reliability, Maintainability and Safety, pp. 37-40, Chengdu, China, July 2009.
  67. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and D. W. Coit, "Multistate Component Importance Analysis Using Multistate Multivalued Decision Diagrams," The 8th International Conference on Reliability Maintainability and Safety, pp. 99-103, Chengdu, China, July 21-25, 2009.
  68. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "Reliability Analysis of Multi-State Phased-Mission Systems," Proc. of The 55th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, pp. 151-156, Fort Worth, TX, January 2009.
  69. L. Xing, P. Boddu*, and Y. Sun, "System Reliability Analysis Considering Fatal and Non-Fatal Shocks," Proc. of The 55th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, pp. 436-441, Fort Worth, TX, January 2009.
  70. L. Xing and W. Wang, "Probabilistic Common-Cause Failures Analysis," Proc. of The 54th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, pp. 354-358, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 2008
  71. J. Akers, R. Bergman, S. Amari, L. Xing, "Analysis of Multi-State Systems using Multi-Valued Decision Diagrams," Proc. of The 54th Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, pp. 347-353, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 2008.
  72. H. Xu and L. Xing, "Formal Semantics and Verification of Dynamic Reliability Block Diagrams for System Reliability Modeling," Proc. of The 11th IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications, pp. 155-162, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 19�21, 2007
  73. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and Y. Dai, "MBDD versus MMDD for Multistate Systems Analysis," Proc. of The 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, pp. 172-180, Loyola College Graduate Center, Columbia, MD, USA, September 2007
  74. P. Boddu* and L. Xing, "Incorporating Modular Imperfect Coverage into Dynamic Hierarchical Systems Analysis," The 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, pp. 21-28, Loyola College Graduate Center, Columbia, MD, USA, September 2007
  75. S. Parikh*, V. M. Vokkarane, L. Xing, and D. Kasilingam, "Node-Replacement Policies to Maintain Threshold-Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of the 16th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, pp. 760-765, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 13-16, 2007. (29% acceptance rate)
  76. H. Liu, A. Shrestha*, and L. Xing, "Internet Architecture Supporting Sensor Networking," Proc. of The 2007 International Conference on Wireless Networks, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 25-28, 2007, pp. 394-402.
  77. R. Ma*, L. Xing, and H. E. Michel "A New Mechanism for Achieving Secure and Reliable Data Transmission in Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 2007 IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Woburn, MA, May 16-17, 2007, pp. 274-279.
  78. A. Shrestha* and L. Xing, "A Performance Comparison of Different Topologies for Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 2007 IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Woburn, MA, May 16-17, 2007, pp. 280-285.
  79. A. Shrestha* and L. Xing, "Common-Cause Failure Analysis for Dynamic Hierarchical Computer Systems," Proc. of The IEEE 21st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops/Symposia (Frontiers in Networking with Applications), Niagara Falls, Canada, May 21-23, 2007, pp. 166- 171.
  80. L. Xing, "Efficient Analysis of Systems with Multiple States," Proc. of The IEEE 21st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, Niagara Falls, Canada, May 21-23, 2007, pp. 666-672 (29% acceptance rate).
  81. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and H. Liu, "Modeling and Evaluating the Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. of The 53rd Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium, Orlando, Florida, January 2007 (RAMS�07) (45.7% acceptance rate)
  82. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and H. Liu, "Infrastructure Communication Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of The 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC�06), Indianapolis, September 29-October 1, 2006 (40% acceptance rate)
  83. R. Ma*, L. Xing, and H. E. Michel, "Fault-Intrusion Tolerant Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of The 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC�06), Indianapolis, September 29-October 1, 2006 (40% acceptance rate)
  84. A. Shrestha*, L. Xing, and H. Liu, "Application Communication Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of The 12th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, August 3-5, 2006, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  85. L. Xing, L. Meshkat, and S. Donohue, "An efficient approach for the reliability analysis of phased-mission systems with dependent failures", Proc. of The 8th International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM8), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, May 14-19, 2006
  86. L. Xing and A. Shrestha*, "QoS Reliability of Hierarchical Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of The 25th IEEE Intl. Performance Computing and Communications Conference (eSCo-Wi�06), pp. 641-646, Phoenix, Arizona. April 2006 (Invited Paper)
  87. S. Distefano* and L. Xing, "A New Modeling Approach � Dynamic Reliability Block Diagrams", The 52nd Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium (RAMS�2006), Newport Beach, CA, January 2006
  88. L. Xing and H. Michel, "Integrated Modeling for Fault-Tolerant Sensor Network Reliability and Security", The 52nd Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium (RAMS�2006), Newport Beach, CA, January 2006
  89. L. Xing, Y. Dai, "Reliability Evaluation Using Novel Decision Diagrams", The 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, December 4 - 7, 2005 Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA
  90. L. Xing, A. Shrestha*, "DNA: a tool for network reliability and sensitivity analysis", The Fourth International Conference on Quality and Reliability (ICQR4), Beijing, China, August 2005
  91. Haoli Li*, L. Xing, "Fault-Tolerance and Reliability in Networked Sensor Systems", The Fourth International Conference on Quality and Reliability (ICQR4), Beijing, China, August 2005
  92. L. Xing, S. K. Donohue, "An Approach to the Reliability Analysis of Hierarchical Computer-Based Systems Subject to Common-Cause Failures", The Fourth International Conference on Quality and Reliability (ICQR4), Beijing, China, August 2005
  93. L. Xing, A. Shrestha*, "Distributed Computer Systems Reliability Considering Imperfect Coverage and Common-Cause Failures", Proc. of The 1st IEEE Workshop on Reliability and Autonomic Management in Parallel and Distributed Systems, Japan, July 2005
  94. Q. Zhang, L. Xing, M. Cheng, and I. Hayee, "Achieving Comparable Global Accuracy in the Split-Step Fourier Simulation of Optical Fiber Communication Channel," 2005 Digest of the LEOS Summer Topical Meetings, pp. 175-176, San Diego, California, July 2005.
  95. R. Suryanarayanan*, H. Liu, L. Xing, "Delay Reliability Analysis of a Diffserv Router", Proceedings of The IASTED International Conference on Comunication and Computer Networks (CCN 2004), MIT, Cambridge, USA, November 2004
  96. L. Xing, Maintenance-Oriented Fault Tree Analysis of Component Importance, Proceedings of The 50th Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), Los Angeles, CA, January 2004
  97. L. Xing, Fault-Tolerant Network Reliability and Importance Analysis Using Binary Decision Diagrams, Proceedings of The 50th Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), Los Angeles, CA, January 2004
  98. L. Xing, Phased-Mission Reliability and Safety in the Presence of Common-Cause Failures, Proceedings of The 21st International System Safety Conference, August 2003, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (ISSC'2003)
  99. L. Meshkat, L. Xing, S. Donohue, Y. Ou, An Overview of the Phase-Modular Fault Tree Approach To Phased-Mission System Analysis, Proceedings of The 1st International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology (SMC-IT), Pasadena, CA, July 2003, pp. 393-398; JPL Publication 03-13A, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Calfornia Institute of Technology.
  100. L. Xing, Reliability Analysis of Fault-Tolerant Systems with Common-Cause Failures, Proceedings of The International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, June 2003, San Francisco, CA (DSN'2003) (acceptance rate: 30%)
  101. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, Dependability Analysis Using Multiple-Valued Decision Diagrams, Proceedings of The 6th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management, June 2002, Puerto Rico, USA (PSAM6)
  102. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, Generalized Imperfect Coverage Phased-Mission Analysis, Proceedings of The Annual Reliability and Maintainability symposium, ISBN 0-7803-7348-0, IEEE Catalog Number: 02CH37318, pp112-119, Seattle, WA, January 2002 (RAMS'2002)
  103. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, Dependability Analysis of Hierarchical Systems Modular Imperfect Coverage, Proceedings of The 19th International System Safety Conference, September 2001, Huntsville, Alabama (ISSC'2001)
  104. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, Reliability Analysis of Phased Mission Systems with Combinatorial Phase Requirements, Proceedings of The Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, ISBN 0-7803-6615-8, IEEE Catalog Number: 01CH37179, pp344-351, Philadelphia, PA, January 2001 (RAMS'2001)
  105. Binggang Li and L. Xing, Driver Examination and Management Network Computer System, Proceedings of The Fifth Graduate Academy Symposium of Computer Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, pp168-173, July 1998 (in Chinese)
  106. L. Xing, Load Balance Issues in Distributed Computer Systems, Proceedings of The Fifth Graduate Academy Symposium of Computer Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, pp13-17, July 1998 (in Chinese)

Conference Paper Abstracts & Presentations/Posters
  1. C. Wang* and L. Xing@, �Multi-state Reliability Modeling of Phased-Mission k-out-of-n Systems,� The Third International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, Life Sciences and Operations Management (SMRLO�19), Beijing, China, May 29-31, 2019.
  2. L. Xing@, G. Levitin, C. Wang*, and Y. Wang*, �Recent Developments in Reliability Modeling of Dynamic and Dependent Behaviors,� The Third International Symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, Life Sciences and Operations Management (SMRLO�19), Beijing, China, May 29-31, 2019.
  3. L. Mandava* and L. Xing, �Optimizing Reliability and Cost in Cloud-RAID Storage Systems,� UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2019.
  4. G. Zhao* and L. Xing, �Reliability of IoT Systems with Cascading Probabilistic Function Dependence,� UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2019.
  5. L. Mandava* and L. Xing, "Reliability of Multi-State Cloud-RAID Storage System," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2018.
  6. G. Zhao* and L. Xing, "Probabilistic Competing Failure Analysis Considering Random Propagation Time," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2016.
  7. L. Mandava* and L. Xing, "Reliability Analysis of Cloud-RAID 5 System with Imperfect Fault Coverage," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2016.
  8. Q. Liu* and L. Xing, "Reliability Modeling of Cloud-RAID-6 Storage System," International Conference on Networks and Information (ICNI 2016), New York, USA, January 2016.
  9. Q. Liu* and L. Xing, "Reliability Modeling of Fault-Tolerant Cloud-RAID Storage Systems," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2015.
  10. Y. Wang*, L. Xing, and H. Wang, "Probabilistic Competing Failure Analysis of Relay-assisted Wireless Body Area Networks," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2015.
  11. C. Wang* and L. Xing, "A New CBDD Model for Deterministic Competing Failure Analysis," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2015.
  12. A. E. Zonouz*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Reliability-Aware Routing and Deployment in Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2014.
  13. C. Wang*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, Y. Sun, and Y. Wang, "Independent Probabilistic Common-Cause Failure Analysis in Phased-Mission Systems," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2014.
  14. Y. Wang*, L. Xing, and H. Wang, "Reliability Analysis of Body Sensor Networks subject to Probabilistic Competing Failures," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2014.
  15. C. Wang*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Infrastructure Communication Based Importance Analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks ," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2013.
  16. A. E. Zonouz*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "A Dynamic Link Failure Model for Wireless Sensor Networks ," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2013.
  17. C. Wang*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Infrastructure Communication Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks with Tree Topology," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2012.
  18. A. E. Zonouz*, L. Xing, V. M. Vokkarane, and Y. Sun, "Application Communication Reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks Supporting K-coverage," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2012.
  19. R. Ma* and L. Xing, "Security Analysis of A Survivable Data Transmission Mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2012.
  20. Chaonan Wang* and Liudong Xing, "A Fast Approximation Method for Cold-Standby System Analysis," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November 2012.
  21. Chaonan Wang*, Jingfang Huang, Zhaoyang Zhang, L. Xing, and Honggang Wang, "Cloud Service Performance Analysis," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2011.
  22. Chaonan Wang* and L. Xing, "A Fast Approximate Method for Reliability Analysis of Large Cold-Standby Systems," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2011.
  23. Prashanthi Boddu* and L. Xing, " Optimal Reliability Design for Series-Parallel Systems with Mixed Redundancy Types and Common-Cause Failures," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2011.
  24. Sandeep Jangra* and L. Xing, "Performance Analysis of VMWare ESX Servers," UMassD Sigma Xi Research Exhibition, April 2011.
  25. Z. Han and L. Xing, "Optimal Resource Allocation for Safety in Distributed Complex Electromechanical Systems," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2010.
  26. O. Tannous and L. Xing, "Combinatorial Reliability Analysis of Warm Standby Systems," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2010.
  27. M. Shrestha, L. Xing, and H. Xu, "Reliability Analysis of Dynamic Systems with Sequence-Dependent Failures," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2010.
  28. P. Boddu, H. Wang, and L. Xing, "ARQ-Based Joint Channel and Network Coding for Reliable and Green Data Communications," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2010.
  29. R. Ma, L. Xing, H. E. Michel, and H. Wang, "Selective Hybrid Cipher-based Secure and Reliable Data Transmission in Wireless Sensor Networks," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2010.
  30. T. Jin, Y. Yu, and L. Xing, "Reliability Analysis of RAID Systems using Repairable k-out-of-n Modeling Techniques," The International Conference on the Interface between Statistics and Engineering, Beijing, China, July 13-15, 2009
  31. R. Ma and L. Xing, "Queueing Analysis of a Survivable Data Transmission Mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2009
  32. B. A. Morrissette and L. Xing, "A Combinatorial Method for Reliability Analysis of Imperfect Coverage Systems Subject to Functional Dependence," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2009
  33. T. Song and L. Xing, "A New Framework of Supportability System Engineering," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2009
  34. A. Kumar, A. Parikh, L. Xing, and V. Vokkarane, "Optimizing Sensor Position and Count in Layered Wireless Sensor Networks," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2008
  35. P. Boddu and L. Xing, "Modeling and Analysis of Fatal and Non-Fatal Shocks in System Reliability Analysis", UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2008
  36. A. Shrestha and L. Xing, "Comparison of Decision Diagram Based Methods for Multi-State System Analysis," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2008
  37. A. Shrestha and L. Xing, "Hierarchical Reliability Analysis of Multi-State Phased-Mission Systems," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2008
  38. R. Ma, L. Xing, and H. E. Michel, "MVMP � A New Secure and Reliable Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2007
  39. G. Gupta, A. LNU, and L. Xing, "Reliability Analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Sensor Nodes," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2007
  40. A. Shrestha and L. Xing, "Combinatorial Methods for Multistate Systems Analysis," UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2007
  41. S. Parikh, L. Xing, D. Kasilingam, and V. Vokkarane, "Improving the Coverage Life of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Mobile Nodes", UMassD Sigma-Xi, April 2006
  42. R. Ma, L. Xing, and H. E. Michel, "Fault-Intrusion Tolerant Routing Mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks", UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2006
  43. H. Li and L. Xing, "Fault-Tolerant Computing for Sensor Networks", UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2006
  44. A. Shrestha and L. Xing, "Evaluating the Distributed Program Reliability of Distributed Computer Systems", UMassD Sigma-Xi, April 2006
  45. A. Shrestha, L. Xing, and H. Liu, "A Quantitative Approach for Reliability Analysis of Distributed Sensor Networks", UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2005
  46. L. Xing, R. Ma, and H. Michel, "Fault-Intrusion Tolerance in Sensor Networks", UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2005
  47. A. Shrestha, L. Xing, "Fault-Tolerant Network Dependability Analysis using Dependable Network Analyzer", UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2005
  48. H. Li and L. Xing, "Different Models for Achieving Fault-Tolerance in Networked Sensor Systems", UMassD Sigma Xi, April 2005
  49. R. Suryanarayanan, H. Liu, L. Xing, "Reliability Evaluation of Next-Generation Internet", UMassD Sigma Xi, 2004
  50. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, Reliability Analysis of Static Phased-Mission Systems with Imperfect Coverage, The Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Bordeaux, France, July 2000 (MMR'2000)

Thesises
  1. Ph.D. Dissertation, "Dependability Modeling and Analysis of Hierarchical Computer-Based Systems", defended successfully on August 31st, 2001
  2. M.S. Thesis, "Reliability and Sensitivity Analysis of Static Phased-Mission Systems with Imperfect Coverage", defended successfully on December 3rd, 1999
  3. B.E. Thesis, "Point-to-Point Real-Time Communication Based on NETBIOS", defended successfully in June 1996

Documentations
  1. L. Xing and other Galileo group members, "Galileo/ASSAP: Dynamic Fault Tree Analysis Tool", User Manual, NAS1-99098, NASA Langley Research Center
  2. L. Xing and J. B. Dugan, "Galileo/ASSAP: Dynamic Fault Tree Analysis Tool", Reference Manual, NAS1-99098, NASA Langley Research Center