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MVICS: a repository and search tool towards holistic semantic-based precise component selection.

Journal Article
Liu, X., & Li, C. (2013)
MVICS: a repository and search tool towards holistic semantic-based precise component selection. International journal of computers & technology, 5, 144-157
Driven by the continuous expansions of software applications and the increases in component varieties and sizes, the so-called component mismatch problem has become a more sev...

Lightweight Software Product Line Based Privacy Protection Scheme for Pervasive Applications

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., Smith, S., & Zhao, H. (2011)
Lightweight Software Product Line Based Privacy Protection Scheme for Pervasive Applications. In 2011 IEEE 35th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops (COMPSACW),, 351-355. doi:10.1109/compsacw.2011.65
Protecting user's privacy is one of the main concerns for the deployment of pervasive computing systems in the real world. In pervasive environments, the user context informat...

Mapping Features to Context Information: Supporting Context Variability for Context-Aware Pervasive Applications

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2010)
Mapping Features to Context Information: Supporting Context Variability for Context-Aware Pervasive Applications. In Proceedings of IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technologies (WI-IAT 2010), 611-614. doi:10.1109/wi-iat.2010.25
Context-aware computing is widely accepted as a promising paradigm to enable seamless computing. Several middlewares and ontology-based models for describing context informati...

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...

Recognize contextual situation in pervasive environments using process mining techniques

Journal Article
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2011)
Recognize contextual situation in pervasive environments using process mining techniques. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 2(1), 53-69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12652-010-0038-7
Research in pervasive computing and ambience intelligence aims to enable users to interact with the environment in a context-aware way. To achieve this, a complex set of featu...

OCSO: Off-the-cloud service optimization for green efficient service resource utilization

Journal Article
Fang, D., Liu, X., Liu, L., & Yang, H. (2014)
OCSO: Off-the-cloud service optimization for green efficient service resource utilization. Journal of cloud computing advances, systems and applications, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-014-0009-1
Many efforts have been made in optimizing cloud service resource management for efficient service provision and delivery, yet little research addresses how to consume the prov...

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...

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...