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MVICS: a repository and search tool towards holistic semantic-based precise component selection.

Journal Article
Liu, X., & Li, C. (2013)
MVICS: a repository and search tool towards holistic semantic-based precise component selection. International journal of computers & technology, 5, 144-157
Driven by the continuous expansions of software applications and the increases in component varieties and sizes, the so-called component mismatch problem has become a more sev...

Ontology-based quality attributes prediction in component-based development

Journal Article
Li, C., Pooley, R., & Liu, X. (2010)
Ontology-based quality attributes prediction in component-based development. International journal of computer science & information technology, 2, 12-29. https://doi.org/10.5121/ijcsit.2010.2502
Despite the success that Component-Based Development (CBD) has achieved so far, component mismatch remains as a big obstacle for wider and smoother component reuse. Mismatch r...

Lightweight Software Product Line Based Privacy Protection Scheme for Pervasive Applications

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., Smith, S., & Zhao, H. (2011)
Lightweight Software Product Line Based Privacy Protection Scheme for Pervasive Applications. In 2011 IEEE 35th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops (COMPSACW),, 351-355. doi:10.1109/compsacw.2011.65
Protecting user's privacy is one of the main concerns for the deployment of pervasive computing systems in the real world. In pervasive environments, the user context informat...

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...

Cloud migration for SMEs in a Service Oriented Approach.

Conference Proceeding
Nussbaumer, N., & Liu, X. (2013)
Cloud migration for SMEs in a Service Oriented Approach. In 2013 IEEE 37th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops (COMPSACW),https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSACW.2013.71
Cloud computing has gained immense momentum during recent years and has ultimately become a viable solutions not only for larger firms, but also for small and medium-sized ent...

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...

OCSO: Off-the-cloud service optimization for green efficient service resource utilization

Journal Article
Fang, D., Liu, X., Liu, L., & Yang, H. (2014)
OCSO: Off-the-cloud service optimization for green efficient service resource utilization. Journal of cloud computing advances, systems and applications, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-014-0009-1
Many efforts have been made in optimizing cloud service resource management for efficient service provision and delivery, yet little research addresses how to consume the prov...

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...
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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