Xiaodong Liu

Xiaodong Liu

Prof Xiaodong Liu

Professor

Biography

Prof X. Liu received his PhD in Computer Science from De Montfort University and joined Napier in 1999. He is currently leading the Software Systems research group in the SoC, Edinburgh Napier University. He was the director of Centre for Information & Software Systems. Prof Liu is an active researcher in software engineering with internationally excellent reputation and leading expertise, focusing on its emerging themes including pervasive systems (Internet of Things), services-oriented architecture, evolution of cloud services, and intelligence-driven software engineering. He has meanwhile a successful track record of teaching in a number of software engineering courses which are widely informed by his research activities.
He has led 10 externally funded projects as the PI, and published over 120 papers in established international journals and conferences, 5 book chapters and 3 research handbooks. He is the inventor of 1 patent registered in UK and USA and the founder of a spin-out company. He has been the chair, co-chair or PC member of a number of IEEE and IASTED International Conferences. He is the editorial board member of 4 international journals and editor of 3 research books and 2 journals special issues. He is a senior member of IEEE Society and a member of British Computer Society.

Research Areas

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Scientific Committee Member of the annual International Conference on Business Informatics and Modelling (IC-BIM), supported by ORACLE and ANYLOGIC
  • Invited reviewer by Scottish Enterprise on Research into support for the Technology and Engineering Sector
  • Member of Advisory Board of International Journal of Software Reuse (e-journal by vrlSoft)
  • Membership of National and International Industry Associations, including ScotlandIS, Global Scots Networks and Microsoft Visual Studios Partner Networks
  • Elected to IASTED Technical Committee on Software Engineering

 

Conference Organising Activity

  • General Chair of the International Conference on Computational Science and Application (CSA 2022), Changsha, China, January, 2022.
  • Program Chair for 6th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications and Technologies (AIAAT 2022), Qingdao, China, August 2022.
  • Conference Chair of the 5th International Conference on Information Science and Systems (ICISS'2022), Beijing, China, September, 2022.
  • Programme Chair of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems (ICCCS 2021) and its alongside conference-2021 2nd International Conference on Information Technology and Internet of Things (ITIOT2021), Chengdu, China, April 2021.
  • Programme Chair of 2nd International Conference on Computing, Networks and Internet of Things (CNIOT 2021) , Beijing, China, May 2021
  • Local chair of the 4th International Conference on Information Science and Systems ( ICISS 2021) and the 2nd Communication Technologies and Cloud Computing Conference (CTCCC 2021), Edinburgh, United Kingdom, March, 2021
  • Program Chair of the 4th International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2021), Sanya, China, December 2021.
  • Conference Editor of the 9th Annual International Conference on Geo-Spatial Knowledge and Intelligence (GSKI2021), December, online, 2021.
  • Programme Chair for the International Conference on Innovative Systems for Digital Economy (ISDE’2021), July 2021, Online by Springer.
  • Programme Chair of the 11th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks (CENet2021), Hechi, China, October 2021
  • Program Chair of the 3rd International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2020), Sanya, China, December 2020
  • Programme Chair of the 10th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks (CENet2020) , Xi'an, China, October 16-18, 2020
  • Programme Chair the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems and Engineering (ICAISE 2020), Cairo, Egypt, August 2020.
  • Programme chair for the 3rd International Conference on Information Science and System (ICISS 2020), Cambridge University, UK, March 2020
  • Program chair of 2020 International Conference on Computing, Networks and Internet of Things (CNIOT 2020), Sanya, China, April 24-26, 2020.
  • Programme co-chair for ITIOT2020, the International Conference on Information Technology and Internet of Thing, Shanghai, China, July 17-19, 2020
  • Invited PC member of SERVICE COMPUTATION 2019, The 11th International Conferences on Advanced Service Computing, 2019
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 31st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2019)
  • Programme Chair of CENET 2019, the 9th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks, Changsha, Oct 2019
  • General Chair of the 13th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'19), to be held in July 2019 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  • Invited PC member of Cloud Computing 2019, The Tenth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization, 2019
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 43rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'19)
  • Invited PC member of 9th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2019), 2019
  • General chair of, organising the 12th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'18), to be held in Tokyo, Japan, July 2018
  • Invited PC member of SERVICE COMPUTATION 2018, The Tenth International Conferences on Advanced Service Computing, February 2018 - Barcelona, Spain
  • Invited PC member of 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2018), Portugal, March 2018
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 30th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2018).
  • Invited PC member of Cloud Computing 2018, The Ninth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization, February 2018 - Barcelona, Spain
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'18)
  • PC member of International Conference of Internet of Things for the Global Community (IoTGC), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 2017
  • PC member of 9th International Conference on Advanced Service Computing, 2017
  • General chair of, organising the 11th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'17), to be held in Torino, Italy, July 2017
  • Conference Editor (Programme Chair) for the 4th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Applications (CSA’17), Beijing, China
  • PC member of 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing, Grids and Virtualization, 2017
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 29th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2017).
  • Member of the Steering Committee of 41st IEEE International Conference on Computers, Software and Applications (COMPSAC'2017), to be held at Torino, Italy, in July 2017
  • Programme Co-chair of the COMPSAC Symposium on Software Engineering Technology and Applications (SETA'16), Atlanta, USA, June 2016.
  • PC member of 13th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2016)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 28th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2016).
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 5th International Conference on Emerging Internetworking, Data & Web Technologies, Kazan, Russia, May 2016.
  • Track Chair for the track "Software Engineering, Semantics and Ontologies for Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems", at the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2016), Sept 2016, Czech Republic.
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (CLOUD COMPUTING 2016)
  • General chair, organising the 10th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'16), Atlanta, USA, June 2016
  • PC member of 3rd Asia-Pacific Requirements Engineering Symposium (APRES 2016)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 39th International Conference - COMPSAC 2015.
  • Invited to join the programme committee of the 3rd International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S 2015)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 12th International Conference on E-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2015).
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (CLOUD COMPUTING 2015)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 27th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2015).
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications (SustainCom 2015), Chengdu China, December 2015.
  • PC member of Asia Pacific Requirements Engineering Symposium (APRES 2015)
  • General chair, organising the 9th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'15), July 2015
  • Invited PC member for International Conference on P2P,Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (PGCIC 2014)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2014)
  • General chair, organising the 8th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'14), July 2014, Vasteras, Sweden
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 26th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2014).
  • Invited to be the PC member and track chair for the 38th IEEE International Computers, Software & Applications Conference (COMPSAC'14)
  • Invited PC member of (International Conference on Advanced Networking, Distributed Systems and Applications 2014
  • Invited PC member of 11th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing, 2014
  • PC member of 6th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS’‘14)
  • PC Chair for ICSAI 2014 sponsored by the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society.
  • Invited PC member of 4th International Workshop on Process Model Collections: Management and Reuse (PMC-RM 2013)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2013)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 37th International Conference - COMPSAC 2013. URL: http://compsac.cs.iastate.edu/
  • General chair of the 7th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'13), July 2013, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 25th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2013).
  • PC member of 5th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS’13)
  • Invited PC member of the 7th International Conference of Service-Oriented System Engineering (SOSE'13)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 24th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2012).
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 36th International Conference - COMPSAC 2012: Trustworthy Software Systems for the Digital Society.
  • General chair, organised the 6th IEEE international workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'12), July 2012, at Izmir, Turkey.
  • Program Chair of the 2nd International Conference on Systems and Informatics
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 6th International Conference of Service-Oriented System Engineering (SOSE’11).
  • Invited PC member of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Secure Software Integration and Reliability Improvement (SSIRI’11)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 35th IEEE International Conference of Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'11).
  • General chair the 5th IEEE Workshop on Quality-Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'11) at Munich, Germany.
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 23rd International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2011).
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 34th IEEE International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'2010)
  • General chair, organising the 4th IEEE international workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'10), Soeul, Korea.
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'2010)
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 33rd International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'09)
  • General chair of the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Quality-Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'09), Seattle, USA,
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'09)
  • Invited PC member of 11th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC 2009)
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 20th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'08)
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 32nd International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'08), Finland.
  • PC Chair of the IEEE 1st International Workshop of Barriers towards INternet-Driven Information Services (BINDIS 2008)
  • General chair of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Quality-Oriented Reuse (QUORS'08), Finland.
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 31st International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'07)
  • Invited PC member of IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA’07)
  • General chair of the 1st IEEE International Workshop on Quality-Oriented Reuse (QUORS'07), Beijingm China.
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 30st International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'06)
  • Invited PC member of IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA’06)
  • Invited PC memberIASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA'05)
  • Organisation Co-Chair of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC’05), Edinburgh, UK, 2005
  • Invited PC member of IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA’04)

 

Editorial Activity

  • Editor of the Special Issue on Intelligent Models for Security and Resilience in Cyber Physical Systems, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences (CMEC), Vol 131, No. 1, 2022.
  • Editor of Special Issue on Intelligent Algorithm Design and Analysis in Networked Systems, Information (Journal), MDPI, 2021-2022
  • Conference Editor for the 8th Annual 2020 Internaonal Conference on Geo-Spaal Knowledge and Intelligence (GSKI2020), Xi'an, China, Dec 2020
  • Associate Editor of the Computer Modeling in Engineering & Science 2019-2024, Tech Science Press
  • Editorial board member of Internet of Things and Cloud Computing, Science Publishing Group, 2019
  • Special issue editor for "Intelligent Models for Security and Resilience in Cyber Physical Systems", the Tech Science Press, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 2019
  • Guest Editor of Elsevier's Journal of Systems and Software, for its Special Issue on Software Engineering Technology and Applications, 2016-2017
  • Chief editor of the research handbook on Green ICT Services Engineering, Optimization, and Modelling in the Technological Age, IGI Global Publisher, 2015.
  • Chief editor of the Research Handbook "Software Reuse in Cloud Computing Era", IGI Globle Publisher.
  • Guest editor of a special issue "software evolution in cloud era" for the Journal of Computers.
  • Chief editor of the research handbook by IGI Global publisher, "Advanced Design Approaches to Emerging Software Systems: Principles, Methodology and Tools"
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Computer and Software Engineering ISSN 2153-8395, Graphy Publications.
  • Editorial board member of Journal of Software
  • Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Computers (JCP, ISSN 1796-203), Academy Publisher.
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Software Architecture (Online) ISSN 2153-8409; (CD-ROM) ISSN 2153-8425

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • 2021 winner of the IEEE Consumer Technology Society Chester Sall Award for the First Place Transactions Award for best paper in the IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics: “Low-Complexity Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Using Unsupervised Learning and Generalized Appliance Models” Qi Liu Kondwani Michael Kamoto Xiaodong Liu Mingxu Sun Nigel Linge, Transactions on Consumer Electronics, volume 65(1), Feb. 2019
  • Springer's IJAC Outstanding Reviewers Award in 2017
  • The FlexiCAGE project and its spin-out won "Highly Commended" award of IET Innovation Awards for Edinburgh Napier University (as entry)
  • 6 best papers awards in established international conferences, e.g. in International Conference on Advanced Software Engineering and Application (ASEA'09) and in the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security.

 

Grant Reviewer

  • Invited grant reviewer by Natural Research Foundation of South Africa
  • Member of EPSRC Peer Review College, starting from September 2016
  • Horizon 2020 Grant Evaluator
  • Reviewer of EPSRC research funding council

 

Invited Speaker

  • Invited keynote speech at the 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Information Processing and Cloud Computing (AIIPCC2022), online, June 2022.
  • Keynote Speech at the International Conference on Computational Science and Application (CSA 2022), Changsha, China, Jan 15-16, 2022.
  • Keynote speech at the 14th International Conference on Advanced Service Computing (SERVICE COMPUTATION 2022), Barcelona, Spain, April, 2022.
  • Invited keynotes speech of the 9th Annual International Conference on Geo-Spatial Knowledge and Intelligence (GSKI2021), online, December, 2021.
  • Plenary Speaker of the 4th International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2021), Sanya, China, December, 2021.
  • Invited keynote speaker in International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (ICAIA'21), Suzhou, China, October 2021
  • Plenary keynotes speaker for 2nd International Conference on Computing, Networks and Internet of Things (CNIOT 2021) , Beijing, China, May 2021,
  • Keynote Speech at the International Conference on Emerging Applications and Technologies for Industry 4.0 (EATI'2020) , Uyo, Nigeria, August 2020
  • Invited keynote speech at the 5th International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems (ICCCS 2020), Shanghai, China, May 2020
  • Plenary Keynotes Speaker for the 3rd International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2020), Sanya, China, December 2020
  • Keynote speech at the 6th International Conference on Geo-Spatial Knowledge and Intelligence (GSKI), Wuhan, China, December 2018
  • Research seminar on Cyber Physical Systems at Technische Universität Wien
  • Invited Keynote Speech at the 7th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks (CENet), Shanghai, China, July 2017
  • Invited Panellist on IEEE Young Professional Panel on Internet of Things
  • Key presenter and contributor at SICSA Honours Project Forum across Scotland universities
  • Research seminar on cloud migration to Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4) and School of Computing, Dublin City University
  • Keynote speaker at the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Service Science & Systems (SSS’13), Kyoto, Japan
  • Invited research seminar on green software architecture, School of Software, Tsinghua University, China
  • Key presenter and contributor at SICSA Honours Project Forum across Scotland universities
  • Presentation on international research collaboration at Royal Society Edinburgh to the delegates of RSE/NSFC collaboration visit including the President of RSE and the China NSFC Vice-President
  • Invited research seminar on context-active pervasive system to Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, China
  • Invited seminar on cloud architecture evolution, School of Computing, North China University of technology, Beijing

 

Media Activity

  • Disseminating CAR project at 2018 MCAA (MARIE CURIE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION) Conference, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Disseminating the CAR approach and building research networks at the EuroScience Open Forum, Toulouse, France, July 2018
  • Exhibition of Cognitive Internet of Everythings project at DemoFest 2017
  • Invited talk and show on CAR project at 2017 MCAA (MARIE CURIE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION) Conference, University of Salamanca, Spain, which looks for communication, social recognition and further academic exchange.
  • Exhibition at H2020's Explorthon 2017: Demonstration at Explorathon for public engagement of the CAR results - demo and slides prepared, exhibition done at the Whale Arts centre, Edinburgh, UK
  • Exhibition of CAR project in DemoFest 2017, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, UK
  • Exhibition of MONGO (Mobile Cloud Green Architecture) at the SICSA and ScotlandIS co-event DEMOfest, Glasgow, November 2016.
  • Invited and created an Evaluation Report to the EU MSCA consultation on the process, criteria, and future calls of Marie Skłodowska Curie actions in H2020.
  • Invited by the EU’s Director General of Directorate General for Research & Innovation, participated and contributed to the EU H2020 Beneficiary’s public stakeholder consultation in the context of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020.
  • Created a response report to the Horizon 2020 Consultation organised by the Scottish Funding Council’s Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee, covering the prioritization of the sustainable development goals, funding themes and call methods, and links with national funding.
  • Exhibition of GRAPE (Green Adaptive Pervasive Environment) at CENSIS the 3rd Technology Summit and Conference, Glasgow, October 2016.
  • Exhibition of OCSO prototype - Off-the-cloud service optimization for green efficient services, at DEMOfest, Glasgow.
  • Presentation on international joint research project "Modelling and Evolution of Service Architecture and Its Reliability in Clouds" at Royal Society Edinburgh to the delegates of RSE/NSFC collaboration visit including the President of RSE and the China NSFC Vice-President
  • Exhibition of TARGO prototype: Transition and Reallocation Based Green Optimization for Cloud VMs, at DEMOfest, Edinburgh.
  • 2 research handbooks edited by me have been selected by universities as textbooks by their libraries and course instructors, e.g., in Japan, Australia, USA and China.
  • External research seminars and talks on related projects work, delivered at Tsinghua University, Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4) and the Dublin City University, Beijing University of Technologies, and Yunnan University of Finance and Economics.
  • Exhibition of APTO prototype: MDD-based Generic Framework for Context-aware Deeply Adaptive Services, at DEMOfest, Edinburgh.
  • Flexicage is listed at http://www.spinoutsuk.co.uk/listings/company-listings/Default.aspx which is a major new survey and online database of UK university commercialisation.
  • The spin-out Flexicage Ltd was featured as the drive to market for a technical breakthrough in efficient software development in the Insider Magazine: Scotland’s innovators (Scottish Business Insider, March 2010).
  • Various exhibitions and seminars on FlexiCAGE tool and business at ConnectScotland, Angel Investment Networks (London), Informatics Ventures, and HUAWEI Corp.
  • Xiaodong won Exhibition at Connect Scotland to showcase FlexiCAGE work: prototype and IPs
  • The news of the initial Proof of Concept project “SAGA Bench” was presented to the press by Dr. Liu and appeared in Edinburgh Evening News.

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Member of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
  • IEEE Senior Member
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Member of SICSA, - the Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
  • Member of the British Computer Society
  • Member of NESSI – Networked European Software & Services Initiative
  • Member of IEEE Computer Society

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • Exhibition of Semantic IoT Data Model at DEMOfest, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, October 2019
  • Visiting British Telecom OpenReach at Cambridge, to disseminating CAR project results, June 2018
  • Invited to attend and present the CAR work in EUrope Chinese MicroElectronics Forum (EUCME), Hangzhou, China, 16 November 2018
  • Poster and talks at the industrial event Hangzhou International Talent Exchange and Cooperation Conference, Hangzhou International Expo Centre, China, 10-12 November 2018
  • Visiting Itron collaborator at Ipswich UK, to disseminating CAR project results, June 2018
  • Demonstration of the CAR project prototype at the EU sponsored Explorathon for public engagement of the CAR results - Cafe Science, demo, poster and public talk, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK, 28 September 2018
  • Invited to attend the China (Jinan) Overseas High-level Talents Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, and awarded the Third Prize from 96 contestants, Jinan, China, July 2018

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD external examiner for University of Portsmouth
  • PhD external examiner for University of Huddersfield
  • PhD external examiner for Leicester University
  • PhD external examiner at University of Portsmouth
  • PhD external examiner at University of Portsmouth
  • PhD external examiner at Bath Spa University
  • PhD external examination at Liverpool John Moores University
  • PhD examiner at Robert Gordon University
  • MPhil examination at Durban University of Technology, South Africa
  • PhD external examiner at De Montfort University
  • PhD external examiner at De Montfort University
  • PhD external examiner at University of Portsmouth.
  • PhD external examiner at De Montford University

 

Reviewing

  • Invited Reviewer by Pearson's senior commissioning editor, on book "Projects in Computing and Information Systems: A Student Guide" by Christian Dawson, 3rd edition
  • Regular Reviewer of International Journals: IEEE Computer Society’s Computer Journal, Elsevier’s Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier’s Future Generation Computer Systems, IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, IEEE Access, IASTED International Journal of Computer and Application, InderScience International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology.

 

Spin-outs and Licences

  • In Nov 2008, Edinburgh Napier University successfully established a spin out company, FlexiCAGE Ltd, as the vehicle to commercialise a new component adaptation technology. The project had been developed with funding support from Scottish Enterprise under its Proof of Concept programme, followed by a further PRP grant. Based on successful diligence assessments, the project had been awarded a SMART Award and then a R&D grant from Scottish Enterprise, from 2009 to 2011. Xiaodong Liu was the director of FlexiCAGE Ltd and the PI of its precedent projects. Patents had been registered in the UK, USA and at International Level.

 

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155 results

CEMA-LSTM: Enhancing Contextual Feature Correlation for Radar Extrapolation Using Fine-Grained Echo Datasets

Journal Article
Yang, Z., Liu, Q., Wu, H., Liu, X., & Zhang, Y. (in press)
CEMA-LSTM: Enhancing Contextual Feature Correlation for Radar Extrapolation Using Fine-Grained Echo Datasets. Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, https://doi.org/10.32604/cmes.2022.022045
Accurate precipitation nowcasting can provide great convenience to the public so they can conduct corresponding arrangements in advance to deal with the possible impact of upc...

Near-Data Prediction Based Speculative Optimization in a Distribution Environment

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Wu, X., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., & Hu, Y. (in press)
Near-Data Prediction Based Speculative Optimization in a Distribution Environment. Mobile Networks and Applications, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11036-021-01793-7
Hadoop is an open source from Apache with a distributed file system and MapReduce distributed computing framework. The current Apache 2.0 license agreement supports on-demand ...

Intelligent Question Answering System Based on Knowledge Graph

Conference Proceeding
Feng, X., Liu, Q., & Liu, X. (2022)
Intelligent Question Answering System Based on Knowledge Graph. In 2021 IEEE 23rd Int Conf on High Performance Computing & Communications; 7th Int Conf on Data Science & Systems; 19th Int Conf on Smart City; 7th Int Conf on Dependability in Sensor, Cloud & Big Data Systems & Application (HPCC/DSS/SmartCity/DependSys). https://doi.org/10.1109/HPCC-DSS-SmartCity-DependSys53884.2021.00225
In order to build a smart city and pursue more efficient city management, various industries have introduced intelligent question answering into process management. The intell...

An Intelligent Method for Upper Limb Posture Recognition Based on Limited MEMS Data

Conference Proceeding
Wu, Z., Wu, X., Liu, Q., & Liu, X. (2022)
An Intelligent Method for Upper Limb Posture Recognition Based on Limited MEMS Data. In 2021 IEEE Intl Conf on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, Intl Conf on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing, Intl Conf on Cloud and Big Data Computing, Intl Conf on Cyber Science and Technology Congress (DASC/PiCom/CBDCom/CyberSciTech). https://doi.org/10.1109/DASC-PICom-CBDCom-CyberSciTech52372.2021.00082
There are more than 10 million new stroke cases worldwide every year, and stroke has become one of the main causes of death and disability. In recent years, with the rapid dev...

Improving Domestic NILM Using An Attention- Enabled Seq2Point Learning Approach

Conference Proceeding
Zhang, J., Sun, J., Gan, J., Liu, Q., & Liu, X. (2022)
Improving Domestic NILM Using An Attention- Enabled Seq2Point Learning Approach. In 2021 IEEE Intl Conf on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, Intl Conf on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing, Intl Conf on Cloud and Big Data Computing, Intl Conf on Cyber Science and Technology Congress (DASC/PiCom/CBDCom/CyberSciTech). https://doi.org/10.1109/DASC-PICom-CBDCom-CyberSciTech52372.2021.00079
The past decade have seen a growth in Internet technology, the overlap of cyberspace and social space provides great convenience for people's life. The in-depth study of non-i...

SSDBN: A Single-Side Dual-Branch Network with Encoder–Decoder for Building Extraction

Journal Article
Li, Y., Lu, H., Liu, Q., Zhang, Y., & Liu, X. (2022)
SSDBN: A Single-Side Dual-Branch Network with Encoder–Decoder for Building Extraction. Remote Sensing, 14(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14030768
In the field of building detection research, an accurate, state-of-the-art semantic segmentation model must be constructed to classify each pixel of the image, which has an im...

Introduction to the Special Issue on Intelligent Models for Security and Resilience in Cyber Physical Systems

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Liu, X., Grosu, R., & Yang, C. (2022)
Introduction to the Special Issue on Intelligent Models for Security and Resilience in Cyber Physical Systems. Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 131(1), 23-26. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmes.2022.020646
This article has no abstract.

Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Zhang, J., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., Xu, X., Khosravi, M., & Bilal, M. (2022)
Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks. Physical Communication, 51, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phycom.2021.101584
The intensification of the greenhouse effect is driving the implementation of energy saving and emission reduction policies, which lead to a wide variety of energy saving solu...

An Edge-Assisted Cloud Framework Using a Residual Concatenate FCN Approach to Beam Correction in the Internet of Weather Radars

Journal Article
Wu, H., Liu, Q., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., & Yang, Z. (in press)
An Edge-Assisted Cloud Framework Using a Residual Concatenate FCN Approach to Beam Correction in the Internet of Weather Radars. World Wide Web, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11280-021-00988-y
Internet of Things (IoT) has been rapidly developed in recent years, being well applied in the fields of Environmental Surveillance, Smart Grid, Intelligent Transportation, an...

A Survey of Semantic Construction and Application of Satellite Remote Sensing Images and Data

Journal Article
Lu, H., Liu, Q., Liu, X., & Zhang, Y. (2021)
A Survey of Semantic Construction and Application of Satellite Remote Sensing Images and Data. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 33(6), https://doi.org/10.4018/joeuc.20211101.oa6
With the rapid development of satellite technology, remote sensing data has entered the era of big data, and the intelligent processing of remote sensing image has been paid m...

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