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A Software Engineering Framework for Context-Aware Service-Based Processes in Pervasive Environments

Book Chapter
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2014)
A Software Engineering Framework for Context-Aware Service-Based Processes in Pervasive Environments. In Software Design and Development, (71-95). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4301-7.ch005
Context-awareness is considered to be the cornerstone technique for developing pervasive computing applications that are flexible, adaptable, and capable of acting autonomousl...

CANDEL: Product Line Based Dynamic Context Management for Pervasive Applications

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2010)
CANDEL: Product Line Based Dynamic Context Management for Pervasive Applications. In CICIS'10 Proceedings, (209-216). https://doi.org/10.1109/cisis.2010.21
In a pervasive environment, it is essential for computing applications to be context-aware. However, one of the major challenges is the establishment of a generic and dynamic ...

Automated responsive web services evolution through generative aspect-oriented component adaptation

Journal Article
Liu, X., Feng, Y., & Kerridge, J. (2008)
Automated responsive web services evolution through generative aspect-oriented component adaptation. International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 31(1/2), 83-93. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCAT.2008.017721
When building service oriented systems, it is often the case that existing web services do not perfectly match user requirements in target systems. To achieve smooth integrati...

TARGO: transition and reallocation based green optimization for Cloud VMs.

Conference Proceeding
Fang, D., Liu, X., Liu, L., & Yang, H. (2013)
TARGO: transition and reallocation based green optimization for Cloud VMs. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications 2013, 215-223. https://doi.org/10.1109/GreenCom-iThings-CPSCom.2013.56
Much research has been conducted focusing on improving resource utilization efficiency in data centers in the context of Green Cloud Computing (GCC). While virtualization enab...

Towards OWL 2 Natively Supported Fuzzy Cloud Ontology

Conference Proceeding
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I., & Zhao, H. (2012)
Towards OWL 2 Natively Supported Fuzzy Cloud Ontology. In 6th IEEE International Workshop Quality-Oriented Reuse of Software (IEEE QUORS’12), (328-333). https://doi.org/10.1109/compsacw.2012.66
Cloud Computing introduces a revolutionary paradigm of computing to Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), by provisioning various types of computational resources and applicati...

Monthly Precipitation Forecasts Using Wavelet Neural Networks Models in a Semiarid Environment

Journal Article
Estévez, J., Bellido-Jiménez, J. A., Liu, X., & García-Marín, A. P. (2020)
Monthly Precipitation Forecasts Using Wavelet Neural Networks Models in a Semiarid Environment. Water, 12(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/w12071909
Accurate forecast of hydrological data such as precipitation is critical in order to provide useful information for water resources management, playing a key role in different...

A Sensory Similarities Approach to Load Disaggregation of Charging Stations in Internet of Electric Vehicles

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Kamoto, K. M., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., Yang, Z., Khosravi, M. R., …Qi, L. (in press)
A Sensory Similarities Approach to Load Disaggregation of Charging Stations in Internet of Electric Vehicles. IEEE Sensors Journal, https://doi.org/10.1109/jsen.2020.3027684
Intelligent transportation systems (ITSs) have become popular in recent years as an essential requirement for safer and more efficient transportation systems. Internet of Elec...

A secure edge monitoring approach to unsupervised energy disaggregation using mean shift algorithm in residential buildings

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Nakoty, F. M., Wu, X., Anaadumba, R., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., & Qi, L. (2020)
A secure edge monitoring approach to unsupervised energy disaggregation using mean shift algorithm in residential buildings. Computer Communications, 162, 187-195. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2020.08.024
Compared to Intrusive Load Monitoring which uses smart power meters at each level to be monitored, Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) is an ingenious way that relies on sign...

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...

Home automation: HMM based fuzzy rule engine for Ambient intelligent smart space

Conference Proceeding
Singh Jamnal, G., Liu, X., & Fan, L. (2017)
Home automation: HMM based fuzzy rule engine for Ambient intelligent smart space. In Proceedings of The 29th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering
In this paper, we proposed a new type of decision making system to achieve the intelligent goal for automated smart environments. The artificial intelligence techniques, used ...
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An Approach to Modelling and Evolution of Service Architecture and its Reliability in Clouds

2011 - 2013
Clouds are a new supplement, consumption, and delivery model for ICT services based on the Internet, and it typically involves over-the-Internet provision of dynamically scalable and often virtualized...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £12,000

The Online Pension Company Ltd

2011 - 2012
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with The Online Pension Company Ltd supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Towards Green, Sustainable and Personalisable E-Business Services

2012 - 2014
The project will advance the current state of art of e-business and cloud computing by developing a novel approach to cloud-based e-business service evolution and personalisation. We'll seek further ...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £30,359

A Metadata-based Ontological Component Repository

2007 - 2008
This project offers to create an intelligent ontological component repository to facilitate the reuse of existing components in measurement software development. The repository will enable precise des...
Funder: Agilent Technologies UK Ltd | Value: £35,000

A semantic-driven cloud migration framework

2014 - 2016
Cloud computing is a fast emerging ICT technology to achieving an innovative and sustainable digital economy. It is expected to be a dominating model and technology of the ICT sector for the next 15 y...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £12,000

Context-Active Resilience in Cyber Physical systems (CAR)

2016 - 2018
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £127,083

Context-driven proactively Auto-recognising and Learning Met-bot for Meteorological Disaster Surveillance and Precautious Warning

2019 - 2021
The project aims to advance the autonomy of field robots with a novel approach to developing a new generation of Meteorological Drone Robots (Met-Bot) which will be context-driven, proactively auto-re...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £12,000

SAGA Bench & FlexiCAGE PRP POC+

2005 - 2007
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £157,070

eTourism

2013 - 2014
This Innovation Voucher in collaboration with Edinburgh Travel Limited aims to build a novel and effective web based e-tourism service to make the tour as pleasant and memorable as possible. Service a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

FlexiCAGE

2008 - 2010
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £92,500