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An investigation into distributed channel mobility support for Communicating Process Architectures.

Conference Proceeding
Chalmers, K., & Kerridge, J. (2009)
An investigation into distributed channel mobility support for Communicating Process Architectures. In P. H. Welch, F. R. M. Barnes, G. S. Stiles, J. F. Broenink, H. Roebbers, & A. T. Sampson (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2009, (205-223). https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-065-0-205
Localised mobile channel support is now a feature of Communicating Process Architecture (CPA) based frameworks, from JCSP and C++CSP to occam-pi. Distributed mobile channel su...

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...

Communicating parallel processes

Journal Article
Kerridge, J., & Simpson, D. (1986)
Communicating parallel processes. Software: Practice and Experience, 16(1), 63-86. https://doi.org/10.1002/spe.4380160106
By considering the problem of an event timer it is shown that the commonly available synchronizing facilities (monitors, CSP, distributed processes) are not able to always sat...

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...

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 ...

Semantic computability: A mechanism for the description of test data sets for scaleable information systems

Conference Proceeding
Bates, C., Jelly, I., Forgacs, I., Szabo, E., & Kerridge, J. (1996)
Semantic computability: A mechanism for the description of test data sets for scaleable information systems. In H. Liddell, A. Colbrook, B. Hertzberger, & P. Sloot (Eds.), High-Performance Computing and Networking International Conference and Exhibition HPCN EUROPE 1996 Brussels, Belgium, April 15–19, 1996 Proceedings. , (677-682). https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-61142-8_613
This paper describes a mechanism, semantic computability, through which data can be described in such a way as to enable the automated creation of structured, scaleable data s...

A query mediation approach to interoperability of heterogeneous databases

Conference Proceeding
Huang, H., Kerridge, J., & Chen, S. (2000)
A query mediation approach to interoperability of heterogeneous databases. In Proceedings 11th Australasian Database Conference. ADC 2000 (Cat. No.PR00528)https://doi.org/10.1109/adc.2000.819812
The need to transform queries between heterogeneous databases arises in many circumstances, including query transformation between a global and a local query. This paper descr...

Large join order optimization on parallel shared-nothing database machines using genetic algorithms

Conference Proceeding
Nafjan, K. A., & Kerridge, J. M. (1997)
Large join order optimization on parallel shared-nothing database machines using genetic algorithms. In Euro-Par'97 Parallel Processing: Third International Euro-Par Conference Passau, Germany, August 26–29, 1997 Proceedings. , (1159-1163). https://doi.org/10.1007/bfb0002867
This paper proposes the use of genetic algorithms (GAs) for optimizing the sequence of large joins execution on parallel shared-nothing database architectures. In order to mea...

The design of the IRISS parallel database machine

Conference Proceeding
Walter, D., & Kerridge, J. (1996)
The design of the IRISS parallel database machine. In High-Performance Computing and Networking: International Conference and Exhibition HPCN EUROPE 1996 Brussels, Belgium, April 15–19, 1996 Proceedings. , (913-914). https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-61142-8_646
The decision support potential of large commercial relational databases is limited by the vast amounts of computing power required to perform complex queries on large datasets...

A strategy for semantic integrity enforcement in a parallel database machine

Conference Proceeding
McCarroll, N., & Kerridge, J. (1994)
A strategy for semantic integrity enforcement in a parallel database machine. In Directions in Databases: 12th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 12 Guildford, United Kingdom, July 6–8, 1994 Proceedings. , (137-152). https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-58235-5_40
Semantic integrity constraints represent knowledge about data with which a relational database must be consistent. To enforce semantic integrity we must ensure that transactio...