Doctor Chun Ruan

Doctor Chun Ruan

Senior Lecturer,
Computing & Ict

Senior Lecturer,
Computing & Ict

Biography

Chun Ruan received her PhD degree in Computer Science in 2003 from the University of Western Sydney. Currently she is a senior lecturer in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics at University of Western Sydney. Prior to that, she worked as an associate professor, lecturer and associate lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, Wuhan University, Chilna. 

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Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney
  • MScCompSc Wuhan University, China
  • BCompSc Wuhan University, China

Interests

  • Access Control Models
  • Information Security
  • Logic Programs
  • Network Security
  • Trust Models

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Computing & Ict
  • Computing & Ict

Contact

Email: C.Ruan@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 796
Mobile:
Location: Y.3.54
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Dawoud, A., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2019), 'Unsupervised deep learning for software defined networks anomalies detection', Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XXXIII, Springer 9783662595398.
  • Al Zobbi, M., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2018), 'A multidimensional sensitivity-based anonymization method of big data', Networks of the Future: Architectures, Technologies, and Implementations, CRC Press 9781498783972.
  • Dawoud, A., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2018), 'Software-defined network security breaks and obstacles', Networks of the Future: Architectures, Technologies, and Implementations, CRC Press 9781498783972.
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2018), 'A fuzzy logic-based Qos evaluation method for heterogeneous networks', Networks of the Future: Architectures, Technologies, and Implementations, CRC Press 9781498783972.
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2017), 'Quantifying QoS in heterogeneous networks : a generalized metric-based approach', Multimedia Services and Applications in Mission Critical Communication Systems, IGI Global 9781522521136.

Journal Articles

  • Al-Zobbi, M., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2018), 'Experimenting sensitivity-based anonymization framework in Apache Spark', Journal of Big Data, vol 5, no 1 .
  • Al Zobbi, M., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2017), 'Improving MapReduce privacy by implementing multi-dimensional sensitivity-based anonymization', Journal of Big Data, vol 4, no 1 .
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2016), 'QoS evaluation of heterogeneous networks : application-based approach', International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, vol 8, no 1 , pp 47 - 60.
  • Ruan, C. (2015), 'Designing and evaluating weighted delegatable authorizations', Concurrency and Computation, vol 27, no 15 , pp 3877 - 3891.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2014), 'Dynamic delegation framework for role based access control in distributed data management systems', Distributed and Parallel Databases, vol 32, no 2 , pp 245 - 269.
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2013), 'Quality of service concerns in wireless and cellular networks', IBIMA Communications, vol 2013, no 794626 .
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2013), 'A user-centric network architecture for sustainable rural areas', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7593 , pp 138 - 150.
  • Ruan, C. (2012), 'Evaluating role based authorization programs', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7661 , pp 202 - 207.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2010), 'A graph theoretic approach to authorization delegation and conflict resolution in decentralised systems', Distributed and Parallel Databases, vol 27, no 1 , pp 1 - 29.
  • Du, B. and Ruan, C. (2010), 'Robust performance modelling and scheduling of distributed real-time systems', Journal of Supercomputing, vol 53, no 1 , pp 1 - 16.
  • Du, B. and Ruan, C. (2009), 'FEL-H Robust Control Real-Time Scheduling', Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, vol 2, no 1 , pp 60 - 65.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2009), 'Reasoning on weighted delegatable authorizations', Lecture notes in Computer Science, vol 5690 , pp 279 - 286.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2009), 'Trust enhanced authorization for mobile agents', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5692 , pp 84 - 95.
  • Du, B. and Ruan, C. (2009), 'Real-Time robust adaptive modeling and scheduling for an electronic commerce server', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5692 , pp 205 - 216.
  • Ruan, C. and Yeo, S. (2009), 'Modeling of an intelligent e-Consent system in a healthcare domain', Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol 15, no 12 , pp 2447 - 2462.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2006), 'Integration of graph based authorization policies', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 4203 , pp 359 - 368.
  • Mu, Y., Susilo, W., Lin, Y. and Ruan, C. (2004), 'Indentity-based authenticated broadcast encryption and distributed Authenticated encryption', Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Advances in Computer Science - ASIAN 2004 Higher Level Decision Making, vol 3321 , pp 169 - 181.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2003), 'A formal graph based framework for supporting authorization delegations and conflict resolutions', International Journal of Information Security, vol 1, no 4 , pp 211 - 222.

Conference Papers

  • Dawoud, A., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2019), 'Deep learning for network anomalies detection', International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Engineering, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Dawoud, A., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2019), 'Dimensionality reduction for network anomalies detection : a deep learning approach', International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, Matsue, Japan.
  • Dawoud, A., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2018), 'A deep learning framework to enhance software defined networks security', International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, Krakow, Poland.
  • Al Zobbi, M., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2017), 'Implementing a framework for big data anonymity and analytics access control', IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Al Zobbi, M., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2017), 'Towards optimal sensitivity-based anonymization for big data', International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Dawoud, A., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2017), 'Software-defined network controller security : empirical study', International Conference on Information Technology and Applications, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Al Zobbi, M., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2016), 'Sensitivity-based anonymization of big data', Conference on Local Computer Networks, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2015), 'Application-based QoS evaluation of heterogeneous networks', International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Networks, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2014), 'A fuzzy logic approach for Quality of Service quantification in wireless and mobile networks', Conference on Local Computer Networks, Edmonton, Canada.
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2013), 'Application based handover : an energy-efficient approach for heterogeneous networks', IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2013), 'QoS analysis and evaluations : improving cellular-based distance education', Conference on Local Computer Networks, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2012), 'Quality of service requirements in wireless and cellular networks : application-based analysis', International Business Information Management Association Conference, Bercelona, Spain.
  • Farid, F., Shahrestani, S. and Ruan, C. (2012), 'Sustainable rural areas : network-based architecture', International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Rome, Italy.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2011), 'Reasoning about Dynamic Delegation in Role Based Access Control Systems', 16th International Conference, DASFAA 2011, Hong Kong.
  • Ruan, C. and Shahrestani, S. (2011), 'Logic Based Authorization Program and Its Implementation', The 4th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, Sydney.
  • Du, B. and Ruan, C. (2010), 'Modeling and Robust Control for Trusted Web Server', International Symposium on Trusted Computing and Communications (TRUSTCOM 2010), Hong Kong, China.
  • Ruan, C. and Shahrestani, S. (2010), 'Role Based Access Control for Web-based Teaching Systems', 2010 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE 10), Wuhan, China.
  • Ruan, C. and Huebner, E. (2009), 'Formalizing Computer Forensics Process with UML', 8th International Conference on Information Systems Technology and Its Applications (ISTA 2009), Sydney, Australia.
  • Szezyriska, M., Huebner, E., Bem, D. and Ruan, C. (2009), 'Methodology and tools of IS audit and computer forensics-the common denominator', Third international conference on information security and assurance (ISA 2009), Seoul, Korea.
  • Huebner, E., Bem, D. and Ruan, C. (2008), 'Computer forensics tertiary education in Australia', 2008 International Conference on Information Technology in Education, China.
  • Du, B. and Ruan, C. (2008), 'Embedded Robust Control Real-Time Scheduling', 2008 International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering, Wuhan, China.
  • Ruan, C. (2008), 'UML specification of e-consent requirement in a health care system', International Symposium on Computer Science and its Applications, Hobart, Australia.
  • Du, B. and Ruan, C. (2008), 'Robust Feedback Control Scheduling in Distributed Embedded Real-Time Systems', 2008 IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, Shanghai, China.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2006), 'Implementing Authorization Delegations Using Graph', 17th International conference, DEXA 2006, Krakow, Poland.
  • Wu, J., Mu, Y., Seberry, J. and Ruan, C. (2005), 'Access policy sheet for access control in fine-grained XML', The First IFIP Workshop on Trusted and Autonomic Ubiquitous and Embedded Systems (TAUES 2005), Nagasaki, Japan.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2005), 'Data protection in distributed database systems', The 15th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.
  • Wu, J., Seberry, J., Mu, Y. and Ruan, C. (2005), 'Delegatable Access Control for Fine-Grained XML', The first international workshop on securitly in networks and distributed systems, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2004), 'A weighted graph approach to authorization delegation and conflict resolution', The 9th Australasian conference on information security and privacy, Sydney, Australia.
  • Ruan, C., Varadharajan, V. and Zhang, Y. (2003), 'Delegatable authorization program and its application', The international conference on security and management, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • Ruan, C., Varadharajan, V. and Zhang, Y. (2003), 'A logic model for temporal authorization delegation with negation', 6th International conference, ISC 2003, Bristol, UK.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2003), 'An authorization model for e-consent requirement in a health care application', First international conference, ACNS 2003, Kunming, China.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2003), 'Dencentralized temporal authorization administration', 14th international conference, DEXA 2003, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2003), 'Supporting e-consent on health data by logic', 14th international symposium, ISMIS 2003, Maebashi City, Japan.
  • Ruan, C., Varadharajan, V. and Zhang, Y. (2003), 'Evaluation of Authorization with Delegation and Negation', In Proceedings of the International Intelligent Information Processing and Web Mining conference (IIPWM 03), Poland.
  • Ruan, C. and Varadharajan, V. (2002), 'Resolving conflicts in authorization delegations', The 7th Australasian conference, ACISP 2002, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Ruan, C., Varadharajan, V. and Zhang, Y. (2002), 'Logic-Based Reasoning on Delegatable Authorizations', 13th International Symposium, ISMIS 2002, Lyon, France.

Previous Projects

Title: A Logic Based Approach to Decentralized Authorization
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Chun Ruan
Years: 2005-07-25 - 2006-08-03
ID: P0014718
Title: Security and Trust in Mobile Agent based Internet Applications
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Chun Ruan
Years: 2008-12-18 - 2011-05-31
ID: P00016518

Supervision

Doctor Ruan is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Enhancing Remote Services for Rural Areas Using Heterogeneous Networks
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Improving Reliability of Wireless Mesh and Ad-hoc Networks through Path Identification
Field of Research:

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