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An Adaptively Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Real-Time Resource Awareness in a Multi-Job Heterogeneous Environment

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Cai, W., Liu, Q., Shen, J., Fu, Z., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2017)
An Adaptively Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Real-Time Resource Awareness in a Multi-Job Heterogeneous Environment. KSII transactions on internet and information systems, 11(2), https://doi.org/10.3837/tiis.2017.02.004
MapReduce (MRV1), a popular programming model, proposed by Google, has been well used to process large datasets in Hadoop, an open source cloud platform. Its new version MapRe...

BEFTIGRE: Behaviour-driven full-tier green evaluation of mobile cloud applications

Journal Article
Chinenyeze, S. J., Liu, X., & Al-Dubai, A. (2017)
BEFTIGRE: Behaviour-driven full-tier green evaluation of mobile cloud applications. Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, 29(2), e1848. https://doi.org/10.1002/smr.1848
With the resource-constrained nature of mobile devices and the resource-abundant offerings of the cloud, several promising optimisation techniques have been proposed by the gr...

A Multiple Viewed Interrelated Ontology Model for Holistic Component Specification and Retrieval

Conference Proceeding
Li, C., Liu, X., & Kennedy, J. (2009)
A Multiple Viewed Interrelated Ontology Model for Holistic Component Specification and Retrieval. In S. Abrahão, J. Verner, T. Jiang, A. Kiumi, T. Kim, & D. Ślęzak (Eds.), Advances in Software Engineering. ASEA 2009, 50-60. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10619-4_7
Despite the success that Component-Based Development has achieved so far, component mismatch remains as a major hurdle for wider and smoother component reuse due to the lack o...

Mining and Sharing Heterogeneous E-Marketing Intelligence - A Universal Metadata-Based Approach

Conference Proceeding
Guifa Teng, , Hong Su, , Xiaodong Liu, , & Tiger Wang, . (2006)
Mining and Sharing Heterogeneous E-Marketing Intelligence - A Universal Metadata-Based Approach. In First International Conference on Innovative Computing, Information and Control, 2006. ICICIC '06doi:10.1109/icicic.2006.309
Despite the emergent business needs and technical efforts by both industrial and research communities, e-business market intelligence (EMI) still faces many obstacles hinderin...

Cognitive Internet of Everything (CIoE): State of the Art and Approaches

Book
Jamnal, G. S., Liu, X., Fan, L., & Ramachandran, M. (2016)
Cognitive Internet of Everything (CIoE): State of the Art and Approaches. In R. Mihajlovic, M. Ramachandran, R. Behringer, & P. Kocovic (Eds.), Emerging Trends and Applications of the Internet of Things; Advances in Wireless Technologies and Telecommunication, 277-309. IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2437-3.ch010
In today's world, we are living in busy metropolitan cities and want our homes to be ambient intelligent enough towards our cognitive requirements for assisted living in smart...

CACA-UAN: a context-aware communication approach to efficient and reliable underwater acoustic sensor networks

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Chen, X., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2018)
CACA-UAN: a context-aware communication approach to efficient and reliable underwater acoustic sensor networks. International Journal of Sensor Networks, 26(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijsnet.2018.088364
Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (UANs) have emerged as a promising technology recently which can be applied in many areas such as military and civil, where the communicati...

TARGO: transition and reallocation based green optimization for Cloud VMs.

Conference Proceeding
Fang, D., Liu, X., Liu, L., & Yang, H. (2013)
TARGO: transition and reallocation based green optimization for Cloud VMs. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications 2013, 215-223. https://doi.org/10.1109/GreenCom-iThings-CPSCom.2013.56
Much research has been conducted focusing on improving resource utilization efficiency in data centers in the context of Green Cloud Computing (GCC). While virtualization enab...

Towards OWL 2 Natively Supported Fuzzy Cloud Ontology

Conference Proceeding
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I., & Zhao, H. (2012)
Towards OWL 2 Natively Supported Fuzzy Cloud Ontology. In 6th IEEE International Workshop Quality-Oriented Reuse of Software (IEEE QUORS’12), (328-333). https://doi.org/10.1109/compsacw.2012.66
Cloud Computing introduces a revolutionary paradigm of computing to Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), by provisioning various types of computational resources and applicati...

Reverse engineering through formal abstraction.

Presentation / Conference
Liu, X. (1998, January)
Reverse engineering through formal abstraction. Paper presented at Post-graduate Conference, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
No abstract available.

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...
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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

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

SAGA Bench & FlexiCAGE PRP POC+

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