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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...

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...

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...

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...

Pricing Ontology for Task-Oriented Cloud Sourcing

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Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2016)
Pricing Ontology for Task-Oriented Cloud Sourcing. In 2016 IEEE 4th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud)https://doi.org/10.1109/ficloud.2016.17
Cloud computing allows access to computing resources from a number of providers, who offer multiple pricing strategies for selected product characteristics. The service offeri...

A Survey of Speculative Execution Strategy in MapReduce

Conference Proceeding
Liu, Q., Jin, D., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2016)
A Survey of Speculative Execution Strategy in MapReduce. In A. Liu, H. C. Chao, E. Bertino, & X. Sun (Eds.), Cloud Computing and Security. , (296-307). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48671-0_27
MapReduce is a parallel computing programming model designed to process large-scale data. Therefore, the accuracy and efficiency for computing are needed to be assured and spe...