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A virtual uneven grid-based routing protocol for mobile sink-based WSNs in a smart home system

Journal Article
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2018)
A virtual uneven grid-based routing protocol for mobile sink-based WSNs in a smart home system. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-017-1093-2
In a non-uniformly distributed network, the dataconcentrating centre equipped with sparse nodes rapidly depletes its battery energy due to the hotspot problem. To solve this p...

ESBSC: Energy-Aware Service Brokering Strategy in Clouds

Conference Proceeding
Ma, F., Liu, X., Yang, Y., Yao, W., Cai, J., & Wang, F. (2017)
ESBSC: Energy-Aware Service Brokering Strategy in Clouds. In Proceedings of the IEEE 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC)https://doi.org/10.1109/compsac.2017.120
One of the key features of cloud computing is on demand resource provision. Unfortunately, different cloud service providers often have different standards, which makes the jo...

Power Consuming Activity Recognition in Home Environment

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2017)
Power Consuming Activity Recognition in Home Environment. In X. Sun, H. Chao, X. You, & E. Bertino (Eds.), Cloud Computing and Security. ICCCS 2017, (361-372). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-68505-2_31
This work proposed an activity recognition model which focus on the power con-suming activity in home environment, to help residents modify their behavior. We set the IoT syst...

A method for electric load data verification and repair in home environment

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Li, S., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2018)
A method for electric load data verification and repair in home environment. International Journal of Embedded Systems, 10(3), 248-256. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijes.2018.091788
Home energy management (HEM) and smart home have been popular among people; HEM collects and analyses the electric load data to make the power use safe, reliable, economical, ...

Non-intrusive load monitoring and its challenges in a NILM system framework

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Lu, M., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2019)
Non-intrusive load monitoring and its challenges in a NILM system framework. International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, 14(1), 102-111. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJHPCN.2019.099748
With the increasing of energy demand and electricity price, researchers gain more and more interest among the residential load monitoring. In order to feed back the individual...

Cognitive Internet of Everything (CIoE): State of the Art and Approaches

Book
Jamnal, G. S., Liu, X., Fan, L., & Ramachandran, M. (2016)
Cognitive Internet of Everything (CIoE): State of the Art and Approaches. In R. Mihajlovic, M. Ramachandran, R. Behringer, & P. Kocovic (Eds.), Emerging Trends and Applications of the Internet of Things; Advances in Wireless Technologies and Telecommunication, 277-309. IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2437-3.ch010
In today's world, we are living in busy metropolitan cities and want our homes to be ambient intelligent enough towards our cognitive requirements for assisted living in smart...

CACA-UAN: a context-aware communication approach to efficient and reliable underwater acoustic sensor networks

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Chen, X., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2018)
CACA-UAN: a context-aware communication approach to efficient and reliable underwater acoustic sensor networks. International Journal of Sensor Networks, 26(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijsnet.2018.088364
Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (UANs) have emerged as a promising technology recently which can be applied in many areas such as military and civil, where the communicati...

Software reuse in the emerging cloud computing era.

Book
Yang, H., & Liu, X. (2012)
Software reuse in the emerging cloud computing era. IGI Global Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-0897-9
With the rapid development of computing hardware, high-speed network, web programming, distributed and parallel computing, and other technologies, cloud computing has recently...

Semantic description of cloud service agreements

Conference Proceeding
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2015)
Semantic description of cloud service agreements. In Science and Information Conference (SAI), 2015, (823-831). https://doi.org/10.1109/sai.2015.7237239
To provide cloud services as a utility there must be a mechanism for comprehensively and precisely specifying cloud service agreements to reduce differences in service percept...

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...