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An agility-oriented and fuzziness-embedded semantic model for collaborative cloud service search, retrieval and recommendation (2015)
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.or

Cloud computing enables a revolutionary paradigm of consuming ICT services. However, due to the inadequately described service information, users often feel confused while trying to find the optimal services. Although some approaches are proposed to... Read More about An agility-oriented and fuzziness-embedded semantic model for collaborative cloud service search, retrieval and recommendation.

Demo paper: AGADE - Scalability of ontology based agent simulations (2016)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Urquhart, N. B., & Wells, S. (2016). Demo paper: AGADE - Scalability of ontology based agent simulations. In Advances in Practical Applications of Scalable Multi-agent Systems. The PAAMS Collection (256-259). https://doi.org/

Simulations of real world scenarios often require considerably large numbers of agents. With increasing level of detail and resolution in the underlying models machine limitations both in the aspect of memory and computing power are reached. Even... Read More about Demo paper: AGADE - Scalability of ontology based agent simulations.

Service evolution in clouds for dementia patient monitoring system usability enhancement. (2015)
Book Chapter
Wang, Z., & Cheng, G. (2015). Service evolution in clouds for dementia patient monitoring system usability enhancement. In E-Health and Telemedicine : Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (1606-1634). Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global. https://doi

The authors present an analysis which concludes that most e-health system are packaged for large-scale access through cloud-based services shared in a real-time service deployment environment. The service, which has already been deployed in the cloud... Read More about Service evolution in clouds for dementia patient monitoring system usability enhancement..

An approach to unified cloud service access, manipulation and dynamic orchestration via semantic cloud service operation specification framework (2015)
Journal Article
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I., & Pahl, C. (2015). An approach to unified cloud service access, manipulation and dynamic orchestration via semantic cloud service operation specification framework. Journal of cloud computing: advances, systems and applica

Cloud computing offers various computational resources via convenient on-demand service provision. Currently, heterogeneous services and cloud resources are usually utilized and managed through diverse service portals. This significantly limits the e... Read More about An approach to unified cloud service access, manipulation and dynamic orchestration via semantic cloud service operation specification framework.

AGADE Using Personal Preferences and World Knowledge to Model Agent Behaviour (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., & Urquhart, N. (2015). AGADE Using Personal Preferences and World Knowledge to Model Agent Behaviour. In Y. Demazeau, K. S. Decker, J. Bajo Pérez, & F. de la Prieta (Eds.), Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-

BDI agents provide a common well established approach for building multi-agent simulations. In this paper we demonstrate how semantic technologies can be used to model agent behaviour. Beliefs, desires and intentions are mapped flexibly to correspond... Read More about AGADE Using Personal Preferences and World Knowledge to Model Agent Behaviour.

Semantic description of cloud service agreements (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
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 perception between customers and suppliers. This paper proposes a description... Read More about Semantic description of cloud service agreements.

Optimising the scheduling and planning of urban milk deliveries. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Urquhart, N. B. (2015, April). Optimising the scheduling and planning of urban milk deliveries. Presented at European Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation EvoApplications 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark

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 business process has determined the approach taken. The solution is maintai... Read More about Optimising the scheduling and planning of urban milk deliveries..

Performance on a tablet-based visual-spatial-motor task is compromised in adults and children with dyslexia: implications for the development of a novel screening tool (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Willis, A., Piotrowska, B., Bannach-Brown, A., MacLean, R. D. J., & Kerridge, J. (2014, March). Performance on a tablet-based visual-spatial-motor task is compromised in adults and children with dyslexia: implications for the development of a novel screen

Many adults and children with dyslexia also have problems with lower-level sensory, attentional, or motor tasks. In particular, there may be problems with auditory processing1, visual motion processing2-3, visual-spatial attention4, and motor control... Read More about Performance on a tablet-based visual-spatial-motor task is compromised in adults and children with dyslexia: implications for the development of a novel screening tool.

Communicating Process Architectures 2014 (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
(2014). Communicating Process Architectures 2014. In P. H. Welch, F. R. M. Barnes, J. F. Broenink, K. Chalmers, T. Gibson-Robinson, R. Ivimey-Cook, …M. L. Smith (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2014

CPA 2014 is one of an annual series of conferences organised over almost thirty years concerned with the design of parallel systems inspired by the Theory of Communicating Sequential Processes (CSP) of C. A. R. Hoare. Particular aims are the promotio... Read More about Communicating Process Architectures 2014.

OPENsenima - Open Source Energy Interceptors for Mobile Apps (Guest Technical Presentation). (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Chinenyeze, S. (2014). OPENsenima - Open Source Energy Interceptors for Mobile Apps (Guest Technical Presentation). In Presentations in 2nd GreenCode Lab Euro Conference

In software engineering interceptors are components (or pattern - a way of design) that changes or augments the usual processing cycle of a system. Interceptors can be used for intelligent decision making which consequently improves the user experien... Read More about OPENsenima - Open Source Energy Interceptors for Mobile Apps (Guest Technical Presentation)..

An aspect oriented model for software energy efficiency in decentralised servers. (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Chinenyeze, S., Liu, X., & Al-Dubai, A. (2014). An aspect oriented model for software energy efficiency in decentralised servers. In ict4s-14. https://doi.org/10.2991/ict4s-14.2014.14

Green software is currently gaining interests with the increasing impact of IT in energy consumption. Green-ness in software however, can be achieved at various stages of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Consequently, several software engi... Read More about An aspect oriented model for software energy efficiency in decentralised servers..

A Loosely-coupled Semantic Model for Efficient Cloud Service Search and Retrieval. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fang, D., Liu, X., & Romdhani, I. (2015). A Loosely-coupled Semantic Model for Efficient Cloud Service Search and Retrieval. In W. Zimmerman, Y. W. Lee, & C. Reich (Eds.), Cloud Computing 2014: the Fifth International Conference on Cloud Computing, Grids

As cloud services propagate along with the rapid development of cloud computing, issues raised in service selection and retrieval processes become increasingly critical. While many approaches are proposed on the specification and discovery of cloud s... Read More about A Loosely-coupled Semantic Model for Efficient Cloud Service Search and Retrieval..

Process discovery in highly parallel distributed systems. (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kerridge, J. (2014). Process discovery in highly parallel distributed systems.

In distributed data processing systems it may happen that data arrives for processing for which the appropriate algorithm is not available on the specific node of the distributed system. It is however known that the required algorithm is available... Read More about Process discovery in highly parallel distributed systems..

Adaptive learning in computing for non-native speakers. (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Rimbaud, Y., McEwan, T., Lawson, A., & Cairncross, S. (2014). Adaptive learning in computing for non-native speakers. In 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings (1-4). https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044142

A significant proportion of e-Learning resources for engineering and computing education appear to be exclusively in English, requiring many learners to adapt themselves to learning within an English language context. Adaptive learning has a role to... Read More about Adaptive learning in computing for non-native speakers..

Communicating Process Architectures 2013. (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
(2013). Communicating Process Architectures 2013. In P. H. Welch, F. R. M. Barnes, J. F. Broenink, K. Chalmers, J. B. Pedersen, & A. T. Sampson (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2013

Verifying the CPA Networking Stack using SPIN/Promela. (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Chalmers, K., & Kerridge, J. (2013). Verifying the CPA Networking Stack using SPIN/Promela. In P. H. Welch, F. R. M. Barnes, J. F. Broenink, K. Chalmers, J. B. Pedersen, & A. T. Sampson (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2013 (39-56)

This paper presents a verification of the CPA Networking Stack, using the SPIN Model Checker. Our work shows that the system developed for general networking within CPA applications works under the conditions defined for it. The model itself focuses... Read More about Verifying the CPA Networking Stack using SPIN/Promela..

TARGO: transition and reallocation based green optimization for Cloud VMs. (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
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/Gr

Much research has been conducted focusing on improving resource utilization efficiency in data centers in the context of Green Cloud Computing (GCC). While virtualization enables better resource provision and utilization for various computational res... Read More about TARGO: transition and reallocation based green optimization for Cloud VMs..

Pricing Intelligence as a Service for Cloud Computing (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2013). Pricing Intelligence as a Service for Cloud Computing. In Proceedings of 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom'13) (244-247). https://doi.org/10.1109/cloudcom.

Pricing Intelligence as a service (PINaaS) can be seen as the brokerage of user requirements to pricing of available resources in a cloud computing environment. Users of both public and private clouds have to consider the price of services they consu... Read More about Pricing Intelligence as a Service for Cloud Computing.

Evolution Feature Oriented Model Driven Product Line Engineering Approach for Synergistic and Dynamic Service Evolution in Clouds: Pattern Data Structure (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
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 S

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 document. The process can be iterative until all the evolution requirem... Read More about Evolution Feature Oriented Model Driven Product Line Engineering Approach for Synergistic and Dynamic Service Evolution in Clouds: Pattern Data Structure.

Towards OWL 2 Natively Supported Fuzzy Cloud Ontology (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
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 applications as on-demand services. While presenting cloud services semantically usi... Read More about Towards OWL 2 Natively Supported Fuzzy Cloud Ontology.