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Software reuse in the emerging cloud computing era.

Book
Yang, H., & Liu, X. (2012)
Software reuse in the emerging cloud computing era. IGI Global Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-0897-9
With the rapid development of computing hardware, high-speed network, web programming, distributed and parallel computing, and other technologies, cloud computing has recently...

Semantic integrity for persistent objects

Journal Article
Barclay, P. J., & Kennedy, J. (1992)
Semantic integrity for persistent objects. Information and Software Technology, 34(8), 533-541. https://doi.org/10.1016/0950-5849%2892%2990147-H
Modelling constructs for specifying semantic integrity are reviewed, and their implicit execution semantics discussed. An integrity mainte- nance model based on these construc...

Semantic description of cloud service agreements

Conference Proceeding
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2015)
Semantic description of cloud service agreements. In Science and Information Conference (SAI), 2015, (823-831). https://doi.org/10.1109/sai.2015.7237239
To provide cloud services as a utility there must be a mechanism for comprehensively and precisely specifying cloud service agreements to reduce differences in service percept...

Probing the sense of place.

Conference Proceeding
O'Neill, S., McCall, R., Smyth, M., & Benyon, D. (2004)
Probing the sense of place. In Presence 2004
This paper describes the application and results of two studies using a qualitative tool designed to examine sense of place in relation to presence research in the BENOGO proj...

Promoting the priorities of practitioner research engagement.

Journal Article
Hall, H. (2010)
Promoting the priorities of practitioner research engagement. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 42(2), 83-88. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000610363978
One of the aims of the Library and Information Science Research Coalition is to promote library and information science practitioner research. Successfully meeting this aim sh...

Requirements model driven adaption and evolution of Internetware

Journal Article
Liu, L., Yang, C., Wang, J., Ye, X., Liu, Y., Yang, H., & Liu, X. (2014)
Requirements model driven adaption and evolution of Internetware. SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, 57(1), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-014-5064-1
Today’s software systems need to support complex business operations and processes. The development of the web-based software systems has been pushing up the limits of traditi...

Regaining the conceptual level in object oriented modelling.

Conference Proceeding
Barclay, P. J., & Kennedy, J. (1991)
Regaining the conceptual level in object oriented modelling. In M. Jackson, & A. E. Robinson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th British National Conference on Databases, Aspects of Databases, (BNCOD 9), 269-305
This paper attempts to develop a conceptual model for the object oriented description of data. We abstract from various logical model features essential for thinking about dat...

Querying the composite pattern in OQL.

Working Paper
Raguenaud, C., Kennedy, J., & Barclay, P. J. Querying the composite pattern in OQL

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Raguenaud, C., Kennedy, J., & Barclay, P. J. Querying the composite pattern in OQL
This paper analyses the problem generated by recursive patterns in typed query languages such as OQL [Cattell '97]. Recursive patterns describe hierarchical structures such as...

Quality metrics for internet applications: developing new from old.

Conference Proceeding
Zhou, S., & Liu, X. (2007)
Quality metrics for internet applications: developing new from old. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2007.176
This discussion concerns ?metrics?. More specifically, we discuss quantitative metrics for evaluating Internet applications: what should we quantify, monitor and analyse in or...

RDF recipes for context-aware interoperability in pervasive systems.

Conference Proceeding
Kosek, A., Syed, A., & Kerridge, J. (2012)
RDF recipes for context-aware interoperability in pervasive systems. In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, (1017-1022). https://doi.org/10.1109/ISCC.2010.5546647
Nowadays home automation systems integrate many devices from security system, heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, lighting system or audio-video systems. Every t...
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SCOPE: Server Configuration Optimisation through Parameter Evolution

2001 - 2006
SCOPE: Server Configuration Optimisation through Parameter Evolution
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £100,000

Spellakit Feasibility Study

2015 - 2015
The overall vision of the Spellakit project is to significantly enhance learner experience and outcomes in English language spelling through an innovative ICT based approach focused on a kinesthetic m...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Scottish Woodlands KTP

2013 - 2014
Scottish Woodlands Ltd is Scotland's leading independent full-service forest management company. It is also the second largest operator in the UK, with a network of 17 offices operating throughout Sco...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £110,222

Scottish Crofting Federation E-Learning

2014 - 2014
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to create a prototype  for a single module of a Crofting Entry Level Course developed by the Scottish Crofting Federation.   This project de...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

SIGNAL

2001 - 2004
This is an EU-funded research project to develop basic methodologies and principles of systemic intelligence for artefacts such as robots that will be capable of steadily growing their knowledge throu...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £299,196

SEEK: Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge

2002 - 2008
The goals of the project are to make fundamental improvements in how researchers can 1) gain global access to ecological data and information, 2) rapidly locate and utilize distributed computation...
Funder: National Science Foundation | Value: £348,305

Metaheuristics

2000 - 2004
Metaheuristics are widely used to solve important practical combinatorial optimization problems. But the how and why they work effectively for specific problems and for others not, remains a mystery. ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £170,000

Market Prepare

2014 - 2015
A feasibility study & demo of tendering and rating software for Market Prepare to increase the work capacity and improve their customer’s experience when booking trade work and dealing with trades peo...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

MATSE: Information Visualisation of Microarray Time-course Data

2007 - 2009
Microarray Time-series Explorer (MaTSE) is a software application developed to improve the analysis of microarray data by allowing the user to explore their data using a unique visual interface.  Thro...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £176,630

Mountain Bike Coaching App

2013 - 2013
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000
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Leadership for the CIO: building capacity through applying leadership theory using frameworks

2012 - 2016
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Prof Sally Smith | Director of Studies: Mr Grant MacKerron | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis

Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing

2005 - 2009
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
Dr Kevin Chalmers | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

An approach to cross-domain situation-based context management and highly adaptive services in pervasive environments

2008 - 2012
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

Visualising Multiple Overlapping Classification Hierarchies

1998 - 2002
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or ove...
Dr Martin Graham | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

Mango: A model-driven approach to Engineering Green Mobile Cloud Applications

2012 - 2017
With the growing need of the industry and due to high business demands, there have consequently been high demands of IT pro...
Mr Samuel Chinenyeze | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

Novel hyperheuristics applied to the domain of bin packing

2010 - 2014
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
Dr Kevin Sim | Director of Studies: Prof Emma Hart | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

A software framework for the microscopic modelling of pedestrian movement

1999 - 2007
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
Dr Robert Kukla | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Prof Jessie Kennedy

An approach to the semantic intelligence cloud

2010 - 2018
Dr Richard Greenwell | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Interactive Visualisation Tools for Supporting Taxonomists Working Practice

2001 - 2006
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
Dr Alan Cannon | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy

The evaluation of data filtering criterial in wind turbine power performance assessment

2012 - 2019
Dr Brian Davison | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai