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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...

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...

CANDEL: Product Line Based Dynamic Context Management for Pervasive Applications

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2010)
CANDEL: Product Line Based Dynamic Context Management for Pervasive Applications. In CICIS'10 Proceedings, (209-216). https://doi.org/10.1109/cisis.2010.21
In a pervasive environment, it is essential for computing applications to be context-aware. However, one of the major challenges is the establishment of a generic and dynamic ...

Automated responsive web services evolution through generative aspect-oriented component adaptation

Journal Article
Liu, X., Feng, Y., & Kerridge, J. (2008)
Automated responsive web services evolution through generative aspect-oriented component adaptation. International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 31(1/2), 83-93. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCAT.2008.017721
When building service oriented systems, it is often the case that existing web services do not perfectly match user requirements in target systems. To achieve smooth integrati...

An aspect oriented model for software energy efficiency in decentralised servers.

Conference Proceeding
Chinenyeze, S., Liu, X., & Al-Dubai, A. (2014)
An aspect oriented model for software energy efficiency in decentralised servers. In ict4s-14https://doi.org/10.2991/ict4s-14.2014.14
Green software is currently gaining interests with the increasing impact of IT in energy consumption. Green-ness in software however, can be achieved at various stages of the ...

An agility-oriented and fuzziness-embedded semantic model for collaborative cloud service search, retrieval and recommendation

Journal Article
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I., Jamshidi, P., & Pahl, C. (2016)
An agility-oriented and fuzziness-embedded semantic model for collaborative cloud service search, retrieval and recommendation. Future Generation Computer Systems, 56, 11-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2015.09.025
Cloud computing enables a revolutionary paradigm of consuming ICT services. However, due to the inadequately described service information, users often feel confused while try...

An approach to domain-based scalable context management architecture in pervasive environments

Journal Article
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2012)
An approach to domain-based scalable context management architecture in pervasive environments. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 16(6), 741-755. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-011-0422-0
In pervasive environments, context management systems are expected to administrate large volume of contextual information that is captured from spatial to nonspatial elements....

An approach to unified cloud service access, manipulation and dynamic orchestration via semantic cloud service operation specification framework

Journal Article
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I., & Pahl, C. (2015)
An approach to unified cloud service access, manipulation and dynamic orchestration via semantic cloud service operation specification framework. Journal of cloud computing advances, systems and applications, 4(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-015-0039-3
Cloud computing offers various computational resources via convenient on-demand service provision. Currently, heterogeneous services and cloud resources are usually utilized a...

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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

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

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

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