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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pricing Ontology for Task-Oriented Cloud Sourcing

Conference Proceeding
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 Classification and Comparison Framework for Cloud Service Brokerage Architectures

Journal Article
Fowley, F., Pahl, C., Jamshidi, P., Fang, D., & Liu, X. (2016)
A Classification and Comparison Framework for Cloud Service Brokerage Architectures. IEEE transactions on cloud computing, 6(2), 358-371. https://doi.org/10.1109/tcc.2016.2537333
Cloud service brokerage and related management and marketplace concepts have been identified as key concerns for future cloud technology development and research. Cloud servic...

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...