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Building a C++CSP Channel Using C++ Atomics

Conference Proceeding
Chalmers, K. (2019)
Building a C++CSP Channel Using C++ Atomics. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-949-2-19
Mutex-based implementations of synchronous channels are slow. This work investigates atomic operations as a technique to improve communication efficiency between two threads v...

Low-Complexity Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Using Unsupervised Learning and Generalized Appliance Models

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Kamoto, K. M., Liu, X., Sun, M., & Linge, N. (2019)
Low-Complexity Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Using Unsupervised Learning and Generalized Appliance Models. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, 65(1), 1-1. doi:10.1109/tce.2019.2891160
Awareness of electric energy usage has both societal and economic benefits, which include reduced energy bills and stress on non-renewable energy sources. In recent years, the...

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 ...

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...

Evolution Feature Oriented Model Driven Product Line Engineering Approach for Synergistic and Dynamic Service Evolution in Clouds: Pattern Data Structure

Conference Proceeding
Wang, Z., & Chalmers, K. (2013)
Evolution Feature Oriented Model Driven Product Line Engineering Approach for Synergistic and Dynamic Service Evolution in Clouds: Pattern Data Structure. In The 7th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systeme (CISIS 2013) July 3rd - July 5th, 2013, Taichung, Taiwan, 471-474. doi:10.1109/cisis.2013.86
Evolution pattern will be defined as an Xml Schema document, the generation of pattern aspect is the process of generating xml instance from its related Xml Schema definition ...

Optimising the scheduling and planning of urban milk deliveries.

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N. B. (2015)
Optimising the scheduling and planning of urban milk deliveries. In A. M. Mora, & G. Squillero (Eds.), Applications of Evolutionary Computation. , (604-615). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16549-3_49
This paper investigates the optimisation of the delivery of dairy products to households in three urban areas. The requirement for the optimisation to be part of the existing ...

An Adaptively Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Real-Time Resource Awareness in a Multi-Job Heterogeneous Environment

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Cai, W., Liu, Q., Shen, J., Fu, Z., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2017)
An Adaptively Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Real-Time Resource Awareness in a Multi-Job Heterogeneous Environment. KSII transactions on internet and information systems, 11(2), https://doi.org/10.3837/tiis.2017.02.004
MapReduce (MRV1), a popular programming model, proposed by Google, has been well used to process large datasets in Hadoop, an open source cloud platform. Its new version MapRe...

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...

An Optimized Resource Scheduling Strategy for Hadoop Speculative Execution Based on Non-cooperative Game Schemes

Journal Article
Jiang, Y., Liu, Q., Dannah, W., Jin, D., Liu, X., & Sun, M. (2020)
An Optimized Resource Scheduling Strategy for Hadoop Speculative Execution Based on Non-cooperative Game Schemes. Computers, Materials & Continua, 62(2), 713-729. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2020.04604
Hadoop is a well-known parallel computing system for distributed computing and large-scale data processes. “Straggling” tasks, however, have a serious impact on task allocatio...

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...
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Plansafe - Follow on voucher

2015 - 2016
This is a follow-on innovation voucher project to further develop a software system which will fully document Statutory Examinations of lifting, pressure and LEV equipment. The solution will involve a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £35,837

DataLab_LarderLoad

2016 - 2016
Analysis of transactional data provided by real time cloud based ordering systems linked within the food supply chain which targets Foodservice sector
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £19,807

Research visit @ University of Bielefeld

2017 - 2017
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £2,475

TrueBuild Usable Building Regulations

2014 - 2015
The TrueBuild app is a resource delivered by Smart ‘Phone (either IOS or Android) to help builders access and interpret Building Regulations quickly and easily whilst on site.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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 - 2022
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

The Extractive Components of UK Hardwood

2016 - 2017
Use the ITED system to search literature based observations about the chemical extractive components of both broadleaf and conifer tree species commonly grown in the UK. Chemically, wood structure ma...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £28,492

Engineering Services Mobile Software for Plansafe Ltd.

2014 - 2014
The project is to develop a bespoke, mobile software application which will record results of Statutory Examinations of lifting, pressure and LEV equipment and automatically generate the associated re...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £6,554

Data mining for the energy market

2015 - 2015
We have identified the need for a more coherent and closer monitoring of system load and requirements in terms of power consumption within datacentres. This project will develop a prototype applicat...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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
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Visualising Multiple Overlapping Classification Hierarchies

1998 - 2002
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or ove...
Dr Martin Graham | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing

2005 - 2009
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
Dr Kevin Chalmers | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

Mango: A model-driven approach to Engineering Green Mobile Cloud Applications

2012 - 2017
With the growing need of the industry and due to high business demands, there have consequently been high demands of IT pro...
Mr Samuel Chinenyeze | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

An approach to the semantic intelligence cloud

2010 - 2018
Dr Richard Greenwell | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Evolving planar mechanisms for the conceptual stage of mechanical design

2015 - 2020
Dr Paul Lapok | Director of Studies: Alistair Lawson | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

Novel hyperheuristics applied to the domain of bin packing

2010 - 2014
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
Dr Kevin Sim | Director of Studies: Prof Emma Hart | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

A software framework for the microscopic modelling of pedestrian movement

1999 - 2007
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
Dr Robert Kukla | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Prof Jessie Kennedy

Interactive Visualisation Tools for Supporting Taxonomists Working Practice

2001 - 2006
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
Dr Alan Cannon | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy

The evaluation of data filtering criterial in wind turbine power performance assessment

2012 - 2019
Dr Brian Davison | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

1994 - 1997
Prof Kenny Mitchell | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Peter Barclay