Research Interests

Dr. Bein’s research interests include:

  • Automatic Dynamic Decision-making
  • Computational Sensing
  • Distributed Algorithms
  • Energy-efficient Wireless Networks
  • Fault Tolerant Data Structures
  • Fault Tolerant Network Coverage
  • Graph Embedding
  • Multi-modal Sensor Fusion
  • Randomized Algorithms
  • Routing and Broadcasting in Wireless Networks
  • Secure Network Communication
  • Self-stabilizing Algorithms
  • Self-organizing Ad-hoc Networks
  • Supervised Machine Learning
  • Urban Sensor Networks
  • Wireless Sensor Networks

"In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not." (Anonymous)

Publications

Best Paper Award

  • 7th IEEE Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (IEEE CCWC 2017), Best Paper Award, Distributed System track, co-authored with N. Nguyen
  • 41st Hawaii International Conference in System Sciences (HICSS 2008), Software Technology track

Book Chapters

  1. Fault Tolerance and Transmission Reliability in Wireless Networks, W. Bein and D. Bein, in Scalable Computing: Theory and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, S. U. Khan, L. Wang, and A. Y. Zomaya (Eds), January 29, 2013, pages 227-256
  2. Improving Target Localization and Tracking by Dynamically Prioritized Frequency Band Allocation for Wireless Sensor Networks in Urban Environments, B. Babadi, D. Bein, B.B. Madan, S. Phoha, V. Tarokh, and Y. Wen, in Distributed Sensor Networks, Second Edition: Sensor Networking and Applications, Chapman and Hall/CRC, S. S. Iyengar and R. R. Brooks (Eds), September 24, 2012, pages 499-514
  3. Dynamically Adaptive Multi-Modal Sensor Fusion in Urban Environments, S. Phoha, D. Bein, Y. Wen, B.B. Madan, and A. Ray, in Distributed Sensor Networks, Second Edition: Sensor Networking and Applications, Chapman and Hall/CRC, S. S. Iyengar and R. R. Brooks (Eds), September 24, 2012, pages 551-576
  4. Self-configuring, self-organizing, and self-healing schemes in MANETs, D. Bein, Chapter 2 in Guide to Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, S. Misra, I. Woungang, and S. C. Misra (Eds), series Computer Communications and Networks, DOI 10.1007/978-1-84800-328-6 2, Springer-Verlag (London), pages 27-41, 2009
  5. Self-organizing and self-healing schemes in WSNs, D. Bein, Chapter 11 in Guide to Wireless Sensor Networks, S. Misra, I. Woungang, and S. C. Misra (Eds), Springer, series Computer Communications and Networks, DOI 10.1007/978-1-84882-218-4 11, Springer-Verlag (London), pages 293-308, 2009

Journal Publications

  1. B. B. Madan, M. Banik and D. Bein, “Securing Unmanned Autonomous Systems from Cyber Threats”, Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, online as of February 23, 2016 http://m.dms.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/02/19/1548512916628335?papetoc
  2. Y. Wen, D. Bein, S. Phoha, “Dynamic Clustering of Multi-modal Sensor Networks in Urban Scenarios”, Information Fusion (2014) 15:130-140
  3. S. Phoha, G. Mallapragada, Y. Wen, D. Bein, and A. Ray, “Designing a Fusion-Driven Sensor Network to Selectively Track Mobile Targets,” Parallel Processing Letters (2012) 22(1), 15 pages
  4. D. Bein, H. Kakugawa, and T. Masuzawa, “Self-stabilising protocols on oriented chains with joins and leaves”, International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems (IJAACS) (2012) 5(2):178-199
  5. Y. Yamauchi, D. Bein, T. Masuzawa, “Reliable Communication on Emulated Channels Resilient to Transient Faults”, International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science (IJFCS) (2011) 22(5):1099-1122
  6. D. Bein, Y. Wen, S. Phoha, B. B. Madan, A. Ray, “Distributed network control for mobile multi-modal wireless sensor networks,” Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC) (2011) 71(3):460-470
  7. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and B.A. Sathyanarayanan, “Efficient Broadcasting in MANETs by Selective Forwarding”, Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience (2010) 11(1):43-52
  8. Y. Yamauchi, D. Bein, T. Masuzawa, L. Morales, and I.H. Sudborough, “Calibrating Embedded Protocols on Asynchronous Systems”, Information Sciences (2010) 180:1793-1801, full paper
  9. D. Bein and S.Q. Zheng, “An Effective Algorithm for Computing Energy-Efficient Broadcasting Trees in All-Wireless Networks”, Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks (2010), 10:253-265
  10. D. Bein and S.Q. Zheng, “Energy Efficient All-to-All Broadcast in All-Wireless Networks,” Information Sciences (2010) 180:1781-1792
  11. Y. Yamauchi, D. Bein, T. Masuzawa, L. Morales, and I. H. Sudborough, “Calibrating Embedded Protocols on Asynchronous Systems,” Information Sciences (2010) 180:1793-1801
  12. D. Bein, W. Bein, and P. Madiraju, “The Impact of Cloud Computing on Web 2.0”, Economy Informatics Journal (2009) 9(1):5-12
  13. W. Bein, D. Bein, and S. Malladi, “Fault Tolerant Coverage Models for Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Sensor Networks (2009) 5(4):199-209
  14. Y. Yamauchi, T. Masuzawa, and D. Bein, “Preserving the Fault-Containment of Ring Protocols Executed on Trees”, British Computer Journal (2009) 52(4):483-498
  15. D. Bein, A. K. Datta, L. L. Larmore, “Synchronization Algorithms on Oriented Chains”, Scientific Annals in Computer Science (2008) 18:13-34
  16. D. Bein, A. K. Datta, and S. Yellenki, “Cluster-Based Route Discovery Protocol”, Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience Journal, Special issue on Distributed Intelligent Systems (2008) 9(1):21-28
  17. D. Bein, A. K. Datta and M. H. Karaata, “An Optimal Snap-Stabilizing Multi-Wave Algorithm”, British Computer Journal (2007) 50(3):332-340
  18. D. Bein, A. K. Datta, and V. Villain, “Self-Stabilizing Local Routing in Ad Hoc Networks”, British Computer Journal (2007) 50(2):197-203
  19. D. Bein, V. Jolly, B. Kumar, and S. Latifi, “Reliability Modeling in Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Information Technology (2005) 11(2):1-8
  20. D. Bein, W. W. Bein, N. Brajkovska, and S. Latifi, “Optimal Embedding of Honeycomb Networks into Hypercubes”, Parallel Processing Letters (2004) 14(3&4):367-375

Refereed Conference/Workshop Papers

  1. N. Nguyen, and D. Bein, “Distributed MPI Cluster with Docker Swarm Mode”, Proceedings of 7th IEEE Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (IEEE CCWC 2017), pages 447-453, 2017, Best Paper Award, Distributed Systems track
  2. S. Ricardo, D. Bein and A. Panangadan, “Low-Cost, Real-Time Obstacle Avoidance for Mobile Robots”, ”, Proceedings of 7th IEEE Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (IEEE CCWC 2017), pages 788-794, 2017.
  3. B. Madan, M. Banik, B.C Wu, and D. Bein, “Intrusion Tolerant Multi-Cloud Distributed Storage “, Proceedings of IEEE SmartCloud 2016, November 18-20, 2016, New York City
  4. D. Bein and B. Madan, “Reducing the Data Communication Delay in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of 2016 IEEE 12th International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing, pages 361-368, Sept 8 - 10, 2016, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  5. B. Madan and D. Bein, “Optimal Maximum Likelihood Estimates of Data Fusion in a Distributed Network of Sensors”, Proceedings of 2016 IEEE 12th International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing, pages 369-375, Sept 8 - 10, 2016, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  6. W. Bein, B. Madan, D. Bein, and D. Nyknahad, “Algorithmic Approaches for a Dependable Smart Grid”, Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Information Technology : New Generations (ITNG 2016), Springer, Volume 448 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, pages 677-687
  7. M. S. Nistor, D. Bein, W. Bein, M. Dehmer, and S. Pickl, “Time-Based Estimation of Vulnerable Points in the Munich Subway Network”, Post-conference proceedings of the International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2015), accepted on March 14, 2016, to be published by Springer-Verlag
  8. B. B. Madan, D. Bein, “MOE Quantification of Missions Using Sensor Data Driven Graph Similarity Measures”, 47th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS), Spring Simulation Multi-conference 2015, April 12-15, 2015, Alexandria, VA
  9. D. Bein, W. Bein, A. Karki, B.B. Madan, “Optimizing Border Patrol Operations Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, 12th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG 2015), IEEE, pages 479-484
  10. D. Bein, B.B. Madan, S. Phoha, S. Rajtmajer, and A. Rish, “Dynamic Data-driven Sensor Network Adaptation for Border Control”, SPIE Defense Security and Sensing, April 29-May 3, 2013, vol. 8711.
  11. M. Jones, D. Bein, B. Madan and S. Phoha, “Increasing the Network Capacity for Multi-modal Multi-hop WSNs through Unsupervised Data Rate Adjustment,” Intelligent Distributed Computing Conference (IDC 2011), October 5-7, 2011, Delft, Netherlands, F.M.T. Brazier et al. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol. 382, pp. 183-193.
  12. D. Bein, W. Bein and S. Venigella, “Cloud Storage and Online Bin Packing,” Intelligent Distributed Computing Conference (IDC 2011), October 5-7, 2011, Delft, Netherlands, F.M.T. Brazier et al. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol. 382, pp. 63-68.
  13. D. Bein and S.Q. Zheng, “A New Model for Energy-Efficient All-Wireless Networks,” Intelligent Distributed Computing Conference (IDC 2011), October 5-7, 2011, Delft, Netherlands, F.M.T. Brazier et al. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol. 382, pp. 171-181.
  14. Y. Yamauchi, T. Masuzawa and D. Bein, “Adaptive Containment of Time-Bounded Byzantine Faults”, 12th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS), September 20-22, 2010, New York City, NY.
  15. B.B. Madan, B.C. Wu, S. Phoha, and D. Bein, “Modeling and Simulation of Failure Tolerance in Scale Free Networks”, Winter Simulation Conference, Baltimore, MD, December 2010.
  16. G. Mallapragada, Y. Wen, S. Phoha, D. Bein and A. Ray, “Tracking Mobile Targets using Wireless Sensor Networks”, 7th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, April 12-14, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  17. Y. Wen, D. Bein and S. Phoha, “Middleware for Heterogeneous Sensor Networks in Urban Scenarios”, 7th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, April 12-14, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  18. D. Bein, W. Bein and S. Phoha, “Efficient Data Centers, Cloud Computing in the Future of Distributed Computing”, 7th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, April 12-14, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  19. B. Chitturi, D. Bein, and N. Grishin, “Complete Enumeration of Compact Structural Motifs in Proteins”, ACM First International Symposium on Bio Computing (ISB 2010), February 15-17, 2010, Calicut, Kerala, India.
  20. D. Bein, T. Masuzawa, and Y. Yamauchi, “Reliable Communication on Emulated Channels Resilient to Transient Faults”, Second International Workshop on Reliability, Availability, and Security (WRAS 2009), Hiroshima, Japan, December 2009, pp. 366-371.
  21. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and B.A. Sathyanarayanan, “Efficient Broadcasting by Selective Forwarding”, International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC 09), October 13-14, 2009, Ayia Napa, Cyprus, Springer-Verlag Berlin, Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol. 237, pp. 43-52.
  22. D. Bein, W. Bein, and P. Madiraju, “Cloud Computing and the Future of Web”, Ninth International Conference on Informatics in Economy (IE), Bucharest, Romania, May 7-8, 2009.
  23. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, P. Sajja, and S.Q. Zheng, “Impact of Variable Transmission Range in All- Wireless Networks”, 42nd Hawaii International Conference in System Sciences (HICSS), January 5-8, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 2009, pp. 1-10.
  24. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and L.L. Larmore, “Local Synchronization on Oriented Rings”, 10th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS), Detroit, Michigan, November 21-23, 2008, Springer-Verlag, LNCS 5340, pp. 141-155.

  25. Y. Yamauchi, D. Bein. and T. Masuzawa, “Minimizing the Message Complexity on Embedded Protocols” (poster), 10th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS), Detroit, Michigan, November 21-23, 2008.

  26. D. Bein and S.Q. Zheng, “Approximating All-to-all Broadcast in Wireless Networks”, International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC), Catania, Italy, September 18-19, 2008, pp. 65-74.
  27. Y. Yamauchi, D. Bein, T. Masuzawa, L. Morales, and H.I. Sudborough, “Calibrating an Embedded Protocol on an Asynchronous System”, International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC), Catania, Italy, September 18-19, 2008, pp. 227-236.
  28. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and L.L. Larmore, “Self-stabilizing Synchronization Algorithms on Oriented Chains”, IEEE 4th International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing (ICCP), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, August 28-30, 2008, pp. 303-306.
  29. D. Bein and W. Bein, “Wireless Communication in Ubiquitous Environments, an Easy Target to Attacks”, 7th International Conference on Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, August 28-30, 2008, UT Press, ISBN 978-973-662-393-6, pp. 17-20.
  30. D. Bein and S.Q. Zheng, “An effective algorithm for computing energy-efficient broadcasting trees in all-wireless networks”, Workshop on Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (WWASN), Beijing, China, June 20, 2008, pp. 273-278.
  31. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and L.L. Larmore, “Self-stabilizing algorithms for sorting and heapification”, IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Miami, Florida, April 14-17, 2008, pp. 1-12.
  32. Y. Yamauchi, T. Masuzawa, and D. Bein, “Ring embedding preserving the fault-containment”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Applications and Principles of Information Science (APIS), 2008, pp. 43-46.
  33. D. Bein, “Fault-tolerant k-fold Pivot Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference in System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa, Hawaii, January 7-10, 2008, IEEE Computer Press, pp. 245, Best Paper Award, Software Technology track.
  34. D. Bein, W. Bein, Z. Meng, L. Morales, C. Shields Jr., and H.I. Sudborough, “Clustering and the biclique partition problem”, Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference in System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa, Hawaii, January 7-10, 2008, IEEE Computer Press, pp. 235.
  35. D. Bein, W. Bein, and K. Adusumilli, “A Genetic Algorithm for the Two Machine Flow Shop Problem”, Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference in System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa, Hawaii, January 7-10, 2008, IEEE Computer Press, pp. 33.
  36. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and S. Yellenki, “Cluster-Based Route Discovery Protocol”, First International Symposium on Intelligent and Distributed Computing (IDC), Craiova, Romania, October 18-20, 2007, Springer Verlag, Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol. 78, pp. 53-62.
  37. D. Bein, V. Jolly, and L. Morales, “Location Management and Cost Planning for Personal Communication Systems”, Fourth IFAC Conference on Management and Control of Production and Logistics (IFAC MCPL), September 27-30, 2007, ISBN 978-973-739-481-1, pp. 683-688.
  38. D. Bein, W. Bein, M. Brut, and A.M. Cazacu, “Why is hard to patent an invention”, Eighth International Conference on Informatics in Economy (IE), Bucharest, Romania, May 17-18, 2007, ASE Printing House, pp. 133-138, ISBN 978-973-594-921-1
  39. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and L.L. Larmore, “On Self-Stabilizing Search Trees”, 20th International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC), Stockholm, Sweden, September 18-20, 2006, Springer Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4167, pp. 76-89.
  40. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and L.L. Larmore, “Self-Stabilizing Space Optimal Synchronization Algorithms on Trees”, 13th Colloquium on Structural Information and Communication Complexity (SIROCCO), Chester, UK, July 3-5, 2006, pp. 334-348.
  41. D. Bein, W. Bein, V. Jolly, and S. Latifi, “Web Spoofing and phishing attacks on the Internet”, 5th International Conference on Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Sibiu, Romania, June 1-3, 2006, Remus Brad (Ed.), Lucian Blaga University Press, ISBN (10) 973-739-277-9, pp. 106-109.
  42. V. Jolly and D. Bein, “Optical Network Evolution - SONET & DWDM”, 5th International Conference on Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Sibiu, Romania, June 1-3, 2006, Remus Brad (Ed.), Lucian Blaga University Press, ISBN (10) 973-739-277-9, pp. 162-165.
  43. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and V. Villain, “Self-Stabilizing Pivot Interval Routing in General Networks”, International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms, and Networks (ISPAN), Las Vegas, Nevada, December 7-9, 2005, pp. 282-287. Acceptance rate: 33%.
  44. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, C. Jagganagari, and V. Villain, “A Self-stabilizing Link-Cluster Algorithm in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms, and Networks (ISPAN), Las Vegas, Nevada, December 7-9, 2005, pp. 436-441.
  45. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and V. Villain, “Snap-stabilizing Optimal Binary Search Tree”, Seventh International Symposium on Self Stabilizing Systems (SSS), Barcelona, Spain, October 26-27, 2005, pp. 1-17.
  46. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and V. Villain, “Self-stabilizing optimal local routing in ad hoc networks”, Third International Workshop on Mobile and Distributed Systems (MDC), June 10, 2005, Proceedings of the ICDCS Workshops, vol. 6, pp. 564-570.
  47. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, M.H. Karaata, and S. Zaman, “An Optimal Snap-Stabilizing Multi-Wave Algorithm”, Fourth International Workshop on Assurance in Distributed Systems and Networks (ADSN), June 6, 2005, Proceedings of ICDCS Workshops, vol. 6, pp. 35-41.
  48. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, M.H. Karaata, and S. Zaman, “Snap-Stabilizing k-Wave Synchronizer for Rooted Tree”, International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS), Atlanta, Georgia, May 22-25, 2005, vol. 1, pp. 560-567.
  49. D. Bein, W. Bein, and S. Malladi, “Fault Tolerant Coverage Model for Sensor Networks”, International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS), Atlanta, Georgia, May 22-25, 2005, vol. 2, pp. 535-542.
  50. D. Bein and A.K. Datta, “A Self-Stabilizing Directed Diffusion Protocol for Sensor Networks”, Mobile and Wireless Networks Workshop (MWN), Montreal, Canada, August 15, 2004, Proceedings of the 2004 ICPP Workshops, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 69-76.
  51. D. Bein, B. Kumar, V. Jolly, and S. Latifi, “On Reliability Concerns in Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 21-24, 2004, CSREA Press, vol. 3, pp. 1043-1048.
  52. D. Bein and A.K. Datta, “Self-Stabilizing Directed Diffusion Protocol in Sensor Networks”, International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS), Krakow, Poland, June 6-9, 2004, Springer- Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 3039, pp. 1233-1240.
  53. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, V. Jolly, and S. Latifi, “Bluetooth, the Tool for a Seamless Internet?”, 3rd Annual International Conference on Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Timisoara, Romania, May 27-28, 2004, Transactions on Automatic Control and Computer Science, volume 49(63), pp. 15-28.
  54. D. Bein, W. Bein, V. Jolly, and S. Latifi, “Privacy and Security on Internet: Virtual Private Networks”, 3rd Annual International Conference on Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Timisoara, Romania, May 27-28, 2004, Transactions on Automatic Control and Computer Science, volume 49(63), pp. 39-42.
  55. D. Bein, N. Brajkovska, and S. Latifi, “Embedding of Honeycomb Mesh Networks into Hyper- cubes”, International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 23-26, 2003, CSREA Press, vol. 2, pp. 871-876.
  56. D. Bein and A.K. Datta, “Anonymators: Privacy and Security on the Internet”, 2nd Annual International Conference on Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Iasi, Romania, June 5-6, 2003, pp. 10-14.
  57. D. Bein, A.K. Datta, and V. Villain, “Self-Stabilizing Routing Protocol for General Networks”, 2nd Annual International Conference on Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Iasi, Romania, June 5-6, 2003, pp. 15-22.

Grants

(Cal State Fullerton) PI for the grant “Environmental-aware Situation Assessment of Cognitive Autonomous Systems” (2016-2017), PC: Katie A. H. Wisecarver, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, total amount $85,326

(Penn State) co-PI for the grant “Dynamic Data Driven Machine Perception and Learning for Border Control” (2012-2017), PM: Dr. F. Darema, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, total amount $1,068,215