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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...

Best practice for implementing a data warehouse: a review for strategic alignment.

Conference Proceeding
Weir, R., Peng, T., & Kerridge, J. (2003)
Best practice for implementing a data warehouse: a review for strategic alignment. In Design and Management of Data Warehouses 2003: Proceedings of the 5th Intl. Workshop DMDW'2003, Berlin, Germany, September 8, 2003
A review of literature pertaining to data warehouse implementations over the last eight years has been undertaken. It was found that the views of data warehouse practitioners ...

Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing

Thesis
Chalmers, K. (2009)
Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3507
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via computational elements. These elements are designed to augment and su...

AGADE Using Personal Preferences and World Knowledge to Model Agent Behaviour

Conference Proceeding
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., & Urquhart, N. (2015)
AGADE Using Personal Preferences and World Knowledge to Model Agent Behaviour. In Y. Demazeau, K. S. Decker, J. Bajo Pérez, & F. de la Prieta (Eds.), Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18944-4_8
BDI agents provide a common well established approach for building multi-agent simulations. In this paper we demonstrate how semantic technologies can be used to model agent b...

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 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...

Approaches to Storing and Querying Structural Information in Botanical Specimen Descriptions.

Conference Proceeding
Paterson, T., & Kennedy, J. (2004)
Approaches to Storing and Querying Structural Information in Botanical Specimen Descriptions. In L. M. MacKinnon, A. G. Burger, & P. Trinder (Eds.), Key technologies for data management: Proceedings of the 21st Annual British National Conference on Databases (BNCOD21), 80-91
We are developing an ontology as a defined terminology for the taxonomic description of botanical specimens. To allow these descriptions to unambiguously refer to a given plan...

Ubiquitous access to site specific services by mobile devices: the process view.

Conference Proceeding
Kerridge, J., & Chalmers, K. (2005)
Ubiquitous access to site specific services by mobile devices: the process view. In P. Welch, J. Kerridge, & F. R. M. Barnes (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2006 - WoTug 29, 41-58
The increasing availability of tri-band mobile devices with mobile phone, wi-fi and Bluetooth capability means that the opportunities for increased access by mobile devices to...

Research directions in data wrangling: Visualizations and transformations for usable and credible data

Journal Article
Kandel, S., Heer, J., Plaisant, C., Kennedy, J., Ham, F. V., Riche, N. H., …Buono, P. (2011)
Research directions in data wrangling: Visualizations and transformations for usable and credible data. Information Visualization, Octobe, 271-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1473871611415994
In spite of advances in technologies for working with data, analysts still spend an inordinate amount of time diagnosing data quality issues and manipulating data into a usabl...

Integrating and extending JCSP.

Conference Proceeding
Welch, P., Brown, N., Moores, J., Chalmers, K., & Sputh, B. (2007)
Integrating and extending JCSP. In A. McEwan, S. Schneider, W. Ifill, & P. Welch (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2007, 349-370
This paper presents the extended and re-integrated JCSP library of CSP packages for Java. It integrates the differing advances made by Quickstone's JCSP Network Edition and th...