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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...

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...

An Upper Ontology for Benefits Management of Cloud Computing

Journal Article
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2014)
An Upper Ontology for Benefits Management of Cloud Computing. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 5(12), https://doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2014.051211
Benefits Management provides an established approach for decision making and value extraction for IT/IS investments and, can be used to examine cloud computing investments. Th...

Exploring multiple trees through DAG representations

Journal Article
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2007)
Exploring multiple trees through DAG representations. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13, 1294-1301. https://doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2007.70556
We present a Directed Acyclic Graph visualisation designed to allow interaction with a set of multiple classification trees, specifically to find overlaps and differences betw...

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...

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...

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 Novel Heuristic Generator for JSSP Using a Tree-Based Representation of Dispatching Rules

Conference Proceeding
Sim, K., & Hart, E. (2015)
A Novel Heuristic Generator for JSSP Using a Tree-Based Representation of Dispatching Rules. In GECCO Companion '15 Proceedings of the Companion Publication of the 2015 Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, (1485-1486). https://doi.org/10.1145/2739482.2764697
A previously described hyper-heuristic framework named NELLI is adapted for the classic Job Shop Scheduling Problem (JSSP) and used to find ensembles of reusable heuristics th...

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...

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...