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Jabber-based cross-domain efficient and privacy-ensuring context management framework.

Journal Article
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2013)
Jabber-based cross-domain efficient and privacy-ensuring context management framework. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 4, 84
In pervasive environments, context-aware applications require a global knowledge of the context information distributed in different spatial domains in order to establish cont...

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....

Apto: A MDD-Based Generic Framework for Context-Aware Deeply Adaptive Service-Based Processes

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2010)
Apto: A MDD-Based Generic Framework for Context-Aware Deeply Adaptive Service-Based Processes. In Proceedings of The 8th IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS’10), 219-226. doi:10.1109/icws.2010.16
Context-awareness and adaptability are important and desirable properties of service-based processes designed to provide personalized services. Most of the existing approaches...

A generative and component based approach to reuse in database applications.

Conference Proceeding
Wang, B. H. (., Liu, X., & Kerridge, J. (2002)
A generative and component based approach to reuse in database applications. In 5th Generative Programming and Component Engineering Young Researcher Workshop
The development of database application systems will benefit from high reusability because similar design circumstances recur frequently in database developments. However, res...

A model checking based approach to automatic test suite generation for testing web services and BPEL.

Conference Proceeding
Zhao, H., Sun, J., & Liu, X. (2012)
A model checking based approach to automatic test suite generation for testing web services and BPEL. In Proceedings of IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference, 61-69. https://doi.org/10.1109/APSCC.2012.29
With the rapid increase of Web Service applications, the reliability of web service and service composition has drawn particular attention from researchers and industries. Man...

Achieving dependable component-based systems through generative aspect oriented component adaptation.

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., Feng, Y., & Kerridge, J. (2006)
Achieving dependable component-based systems through generative aspect oriented component adaptation. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference, 45-48. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2006.106
Mismatches between pre-qualified existing components and the particular reuse context in applications are often inevitable and have been a major hurdle of component reusabilit...

Advanced design approach to emerging software systems - principles, methodologies and tools.

Book
Liu, X., & Li, Y. (2011)
Advanced design approach to emerging software systems - principles, methodologies and tools. IGI Global Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60960-735-7
Recently, rapid and fundamental advances in computing technologies have been driving the role and scope of software systems to a new level. A number of new types of software s...

Critical Evaluation on jClouds and Cloudify Abstract APIs against EC2, Azure and HP-Cloud.

Conference Proceeding
Graham, S. T., & Liu, X. (2014)
Critical Evaluation on jClouds and Cloudify Abstract APIs against EC2, Azure and HP-Cloud. In 2014 IEEE 38th International Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops (COMPSACW),, (510-515
With Cloud Computing there comes new possibilities like programmability of Infrastructure via provider exposed APIs. These APIs can aid the concept of elasticity that is assoc...

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...