Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (61272497, 61772562)
Hubei Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China for Distinguished Young Scholar (2017CFA043)
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Received: 5 January 2018
Accepted: 20 January 2018
First Online: 5 February 2018
: Qin Miao is an undergraduate student at the School of management in Wuhan University of Technology. His research interests lie in wireless sensor networks, information management, and economic forecast.Rongbo Zhu received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electronic and Information Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology, China, in 2000 and 2003, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in communication and information systems from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in 2006. From August 2011 to August 2012, he was a research scholar in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, USA. His research interests include mobile computing, protocol design, and performance optimization in wireless networks. He has published over 70 papers in international journals and conferences in the areas of mobile computing and wireless communications and networks. He received the Outstanding B.S. Thesis and M.S. Thesis awards from Wuhan University of Technology in 2000 and 2003, respectively. Dr. Zhu serves as an Editorial Board member of 6 international journals and the Lead Guest Editor for 5 international journals. He has been actively involved in around 30 international conferences.
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