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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...

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 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...

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...

Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic.

Presentation / Conference
Lawson, A., Mikuta, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2013, September)
Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic. Poster presented at EUROCALL, University of Évora
This research and development is aimed at learners, tutors and course developers of Scottish Gaelic. The method of teaching Gaelic being used initially with the system is Ùlpa...

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...

Peer-to-peer networks for scalable grid landscapes in social agent simulations.

Conference Proceeding
Craenen, B. G. W., & Paechter, B. (2005)
Peer-to-peer networks for scalable grid landscapes in social agent simulations. In Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence and Social Behaviour Convention (AISB) 2005, 64-71
Recently, peer-to-peer networks have been proposed as the underlying architecture of large scale distributed social agent simulations. A number of problems arise when grid lan...

Mango: A model-driven approach to engineering green Mobile Cloud Applications

Thesis
Chinenyeze, S. J. Mango: A model-driven approach to engineering green Mobile Cloud Applications. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/976572
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 virtual uneven grid-based routing protocol for mobile sink-based WSNs in a smart home system

Journal Article
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2018)
A virtual uneven grid-based routing protocol for mobile sink-based WSNs in a smart home system. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-017-1093-2
In a non-uniformly distributed network, the dataconcentrating centre equipped with sparse nodes rapidly depletes its battery energy due to the hotspot problem. To solve this p...