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An Upper Ontology for Benefits Management of Cloud Computing

Journal Article
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2014)
An Upper Ontology for Benefits Management of Cloud Computing. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 5(12), https://doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2014.051211
Benefits Management provides an established approach for decision making and value extraction for IT/IS investments and, can be used to examine cloud computing investments. Th...

Benefits management of cloud computing investments

Journal Article
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2014)
Benefits management of cloud computing investments. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 5(7), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2014.050701%23sthash.KtMts9Zz.dpuf
This paper examines investments in cloud computing using the Benefits Management approach. The major contribution of the paper is to provide a unique insight into how organiza...

A new multicast algorithm for wireless mesh networks.

Conference Proceeding
Zhao, L., Al-Dubai, A., & Liu, X. (2007)
A new multicast algorithm for wireless mesh networks. In 9th Annual Postgraduate Symposium, The Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting
Wireless mesh networks, also known as “community wireless networks”, have been attracting much attention due to its promising technology. It is becoming a major avenue for the...

A pattern-based framework for database reusability

Conference Proceeding
Wang, B., Liu, X., & Kerridge, J. (2001)
A pattern-based framework for database reusability. In Software Engineering Research and Practices International Conference Las Vegas 2002 Proceedings : SERP 2002, 572-578
The development of database application systems will benefit from high reusability because similar design circumstances recur frequently in database developments. This paper p...

A Perspective on Middleware-Oriented Context-Aware Pervasive Systems

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2008)
A Perspective on Middleware-Oriented Context-Aware Pervasive Systems. In Proceedings - International Computer Software and Applications Conference, 249-254. doi:10.1109/compsac.2009.142
The evolving concepts of mobile computing, context-awareness, and ambient intelligence are increasingly influencing user's experience of services. Therefore, the goal of this ...

A refinement calculus for the development of real-time systems.

Conference Proceeding
Chen, Z., Cau, A., Zedan, H., Liu, X., & Yang, H. (1998)
A refinement calculus for the development of real-time systems. In 5th Asia Pacific Software Engineering Conference, APSEC '98, 61. https://doi.org/10.1109/APSEC.1998.733588
We present a calculus which can transfer specifications to objects for the development of real-time systems. The object model is based on a practical OO development technique—...

A Sustainable Service-Oriented B2C Framework for Small Businesses

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., & Ye, H. (2008)
A Sustainable Service-Oriented B2C Framework for Small Businesses. In J. Lee, D. Liang, & Y. C. Cheng (Eds.), The Fourth IEEE International Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering, 281-286. https://doi.org/10.1109/sose.2008.14
Electronic commerce is fast expanding all over the world. Currently most B2C (business to customer) electronic commerce focuses on retailing and other online services, such as...

Mapping Features to Context Information: Supporting Context Variability for Context-Aware Pervasive Applications

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2010)
Mapping Features to Context Information: Supporting Context Variability for Context-Aware Pervasive Applications. In Proceedings of IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technologies (WI-IAT 2010), 611-614. doi:10.1109/wi-iat.2010.25
Context-aware computing is widely accepted as a promising paradigm to enable seamless computing. Several middlewares and ontology-based models for describing context informati...

Semantics-Based Component Repository: State of Arts and a Calculation Rating Factor-based Framework.

Conference Proceeding
Li, C., Liu, X., & Kennedy, J. (2008)
Semantics-Based Component Repository: State of Arts and a Calculation Rating Factor-based Framework. In Proceedings of Computer Software and Applications Conference, 751-756. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2008.40
Nowadays, Component-Based Development (CBD) has been widely used in software engineering. As a core activity in the CBD process, component retrieval has attracted extensive re...

Recognize contextual situation in pervasive environments using process mining techniques

Journal Article
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2011)
Recognize contextual situation in pervasive environments using process mining techniques. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 2(1), 53-69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12652-010-0038-7
Research in pervasive computing and ambience intelligence aims to enable users to interact with the environment in a context-aware way. To achieve this, a complex set of featu...
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An Approach to Modelling and Evolution of Service Architecture and its Reliability in Clouds

2011 - 2013
Clouds are a new supplement, consumption, and delivery model for ICT services based on the Internet, and it typically involves over-the-Internet provision of dynamically scalable and often virtualized...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £12,000

The Online Pension Company Ltd

2011 - 2012
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with The Online Pension Company Ltd supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Towards Green, Sustainable and Personalisable E-Business Services

2012 - 2014
The project will advance the current state of art of e-business and cloud computing by developing a novel approach to cloud-based e-business service evolution and personalisation. We'll seek further ...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £30,359

A Metadata-based Ontological Component Repository

2007 - 2008
This project offers to create an intelligent ontological component repository to facilitate the reuse of existing components in measurement software development. The repository will enable precise des...
Funder: Agilent Technologies UK Ltd | Value: £35,000

A semantic-driven cloud migration framework

2014 - 2016
Cloud computing is a fast emerging ICT technology to achieving an innovative and sustainable digital economy. It is expected to be a dominating model and technology of the ICT sector for the next 15 y...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £12,000

Context-Active Resilience in Cyber Physical systems (CAR)

2016 - 2018
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £127,083

Context-driven proactively Auto-recognising and Learning Met-bot for Meteorological Disaster Surveillance and Precautious Warning

2019 - 2021
The project aims to advance the autonomy of field robots with a novel approach to developing a new generation of Meteorological Drone Robots (Met-Bot) which will be context-driven, proactively auto-re...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £12,000

SAGA Bench & FlexiCAGE PRP POC+

2005 - 2007
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £157,070

eTourism

2013 - 2014
This Innovation Voucher in collaboration with Edinburgh Travel Limited aims to build a novel and effective web based e-tourism service to make the tour as pleasant and memorable as possible. Service a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

FlexiCAGE

2008 - 2010
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £92,500

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