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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...

A comparison of techniques for name matching

Journal Article
Peng, T., Li, L., & Kennedy, J. (2012)
A comparison of techniques for name matching. GSTF journal on computing, 2,
Information explosion is a problem for everyone nowadays. It is a great challenge to all kinds of businesses to maintain high quality of data in their information applications...

ESBSC: Energy-Aware Service Brokering Strategy in Clouds

Conference Proceeding
Ma, F., Liu, X., Yang, Y., Yao, W., Cai, J., & Wang, F. (2017)
ESBSC: Energy-Aware Service Brokering Strategy in Clouds. In Proceedings of the IEEE 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC)https://doi.org/10.1109/compsac.2017.120
One of the key features of cloud computing is on demand resource provision. Unfortunately, different cloud service providers often have different standards, which makes the jo...

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...

A Coordination-Based Brokerage Architecture for Multi-cloud Resource Markets

Conference Proceeding
Aldawood, S., Fowley, F., Pahl, C., Taibi, D., & Liu, X. (2016)
A Coordination-Based Brokerage Architecture for Multi-cloud Resource Markets. In IEEE International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud Workshops (FiCloudW)https://doi.org/10.1109/w-ficloud.2016.19
With an increasing number of service providers in the cloud market, the competition between these is also increasing. Each provider attempts to attract customers by providing ...

A survey on rainfall forecasting using artificial neural network

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Zou, Y., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2019)
A survey on rainfall forecasting using artificial neural network. International Journal of Embedded Systems, 11(2), 240-249. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijes.2018.10016095
Rainfall has a great impact on agriculture and people’s daily travel, so accurate prediction of precipitation is well worth studying for researchers. Traditional methods like ...

Telling Tales: Narratives Of Classification And Control In The Design Of Taxonomic Software.

Conference Proceeding
Turner, S., Turner, P., Raguenaud, C., & Kennedy, J. (2002)
Telling Tales: Narratives Of Classification And Control In The Design Of Taxonomic Software. In Proceedings of Design Research Society Conference: Common Ground, September, 2002
This paper draws on concepts from the structuralist analysis of narrative to explore aspects of the role of stories in the small group design process. A brief review of releva...

A Self-organizing LSTM-Based Approach to PM2.5 Forecast

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., Liu, Q., Zou, Y., & Wang, G. (2018)
A Self-organizing LSTM-Based Approach to PM2.5 Forecast. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS 2018), (683-693). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00015-8_59
Nanjing has been listed as the one of the worst performers across China with respect to the high level of haze-fog, which impacts people's health greatly. For the severe condi...

Dimensional analysis based causal ordering

Conference Proceeding
Shen, Q., Peng, T., & Milne, R. (1998)
Dimensional analysis based causal ordering. In Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning, 193-202
This paper presents a novel approach for generating causal dependencies between system variables, from an acausal description of the system behaviour, and for identifying the ...

CSP for .NET based on JCSP

Conference Proceeding
Chalmers, K., & Clayton, S. (2006)
CSP for .NET based on JCSP. In P. Welch, J. Kerridge, & F. R. M. Barnes (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2006 - WoTug 29, 59-76
We present a CSP framework developed for the .NET platform, building upon the ideas developed for the JCSP library. Discussing the development of the core functionality and th...
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Plansafe - Follow on voucher

2015 - 2016
This is a follow-on innovation voucher project to further develop a software system which will fully document Statutory Examinations of lifting, pressure and LEV equipment. The solution will involve a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £35,837

DataLab_LarderLoad

2016 - 2016
Analysis of transactional data provided by real time cloud based ordering systems linked within the food supply chain which targets Foodservice sector
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £19,807

Research visit @ University of Bielefeld

2017 - 2017
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £2,475

TrueBuild Usable Building Regulations

2014 - 2015
The TrueBuild app is a resource delivered by Smart ‘Phone (either IOS or Android) to help builders access and interpret Building Regulations quickly and easily whilst on site.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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 - 2022
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

The Extractive Components of UK Hardwood

2016 - 2017
Use the ITED system to search literature based observations about the chemical extractive components of both broadleaf and conifer tree species commonly grown in the UK. Chemically, wood structure ma...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £28,492

Engineering Services Mobile Software for Plansafe Ltd.

2014 - 2014
The project is to develop a bespoke, mobile software application which will record results of Statutory Examinations of lifting, pressure and LEV equipment and automatically generate the associated re...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £6,554

Data mining for the energy market

2015 - 2015
We have identified the need for a more coherent and closer monitoring of system load and requirements in terms of power consumption within datacentres. This project will develop a prototype applicat...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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
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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

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

A closer look at adaptation mechanisms in simulated environment-driven evolutionary swarm robotics

2013 - 2018
Swarm robotics is a special case within the general field of robotics. The distributed nature makes it...
Dr Andreas Steyven | Director of Studies: Prof Emma Hart | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

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

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

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

Semantic model-driven framework for validating quality requirements of internet of things streaming data

2016 - 2021
Dr Oluwaseun Bamgboye | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Peter Cruickshank

Evolving planar mechanisms for the conceptual stage of mechanical design

2015 - 2020
Dr Paul Lapok | Director of Studies: Alistair Lawson | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter