Xiaodong Liu
Xiaodong Liu

Prof Xiaodong Liu

Professor

Biography

Prof X. Liu received his PhD in Computer Science from De Montfort University and joined Napier in 1999. He is currently leading the Software Systems research group in the SoC, Edinburgh Napier University. He was the director of Centre for Information & Software Systems. Prof Liu is an active researcher in software engineering with internationally excellent reputation and leading expertise, focusing on its emerging themes including pervasive systems (Internet of Things), Cyber-Physical Systems, services-oriented architecture, evolution of cloud services, and intelligence-driven software engineering. He has meanwhile a successful track record of teaching in a number of software engineering courses which are widely informed by his research activities.
He has led 12 externally funded projects as the PI, and published over 160 papers in established international journals and conferences, 5 book chapters and 3 research handbooks. He is the inventor of 1 patent registered in UK and USA and the founder of a spin-out company. He has been the chair, co-chair or PC member of a number of IEEE and IASTED International Conferences. He is the editorial board member of 4 international journals, associate editor for 2 international journals, and editor of 3 research books and 3 journals special issues. He is a senior member of IEEE Society and a member of British Computer Society.

Research Areas

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Scientific Committee Member of the annual International Conference on Business Informatics and Modelling (IC-BIM), supported by ORACLE and ANYLOGIC
  • Invited reviewer by Scottish Enterprise on Research into support for the Technology and Engineering Sector
  • Member of Advisory Board of International Journal of Software Reuse (e-journal by vrlSoft)
  • Membership of National and International Industry Associations, including ScotlandIS, Global Scots Networks and Microsoft Visual Studios Partner Networks
  • Elected to IASTED Technical Committee on Software Engineering

 

Conference Organising Activity

  • General Chair of the International Conference on Computational Science and Application (CSA 2022), Changsha, China, January, 2022.
  • Program Chair for 6th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications and Technologies (AIAAT 2022), Qingdao, China, August 2022.
  • Conference Chair of the 5th International Conference on Information Science and Systems (ICISS'2022), Beijing, China, September, 2022.
  • Programme Chair of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems (ICCCS 2021) and its alongside conference-2021 2nd International Conference on Information Technology and Internet of Things (ITIOT2021), Chengdu, China, April 2021.
  • Programme Chair of the 11th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks (CENet2021), Hechi, China, October 2021
  • Local chair of the 4th International Conference on Information Science and Systems ( ICISS 2021) and the 2nd Communication Technologies and Cloud Computing Conference (CTCCC 2021), Edinburgh, United Kingdom, March, 2021
  • Programme Chair of 2nd International Conference on Computing, Networks and Internet of Things (CNIOT 2021) , Beijing, China, May 2021
  • Program Chair of the 4th International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2021), Sanya, China, December 2021.
  • Conference Editor of the 9th Annual International Conference on Geo-Spatial Knowledge and Intelligence (GSKI2021), December, online, 2021.
  • Programme Chair for the International Conference on Innovative Systems for Digital Economy (ISDE’2021), July 2021, Online by Springer.
  • Program Chair of the 3rd International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2020), Sanya, China, December 2020
  • Program chair of 2020 International Conference on Computing, Networks and Internet of Things (CNIOT 2020), Sanya, China, April 24-26, 2020.
  • Programme Chair of the 10th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks (CENet2020) , Xi'an, China, October 16-18, 2020
  • Programme Chair the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems and Engineering (ICAISE 2020), Cairo, Egypt, August 2020.
  • Programme chair for the 3rd International Conference on Information Science and System (ICISS 2020), Cambridge University, UK, March 2020
  • Programme co-chair for ITIOT2020, the International Conference on Information Technology and Internet of Thing, Shanghai, China, July 17-19, 2020
  • Invited PC member of SERVICE COMPUTATION 2019, The 11th International Conferences on Advanced Service Computing, 2019
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 31st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2019)
  • Invited PC member of Cloud Computing 2019, The Tenth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization, 2019
  • Invited PC member of 9th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2019), 2019
  • General Chair of the 13th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'19), to be held in July 2019 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  • Programme Chair of CENET 2019, the 9th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks, Changsha, Oct 2019
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 43rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'19)
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'18)
  • General chair of, organising the 12th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'18), to be held in Tokyo, Japan, July 2018
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 30th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2018).
  • Invited PC member of Cloud Computing 2018, The Ninth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization, February 2018 - Barcelona, Spain
  • Invited PC member of 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2018), Portugal, March 2018
  • Invited PC member of SERVICE COMPUTATION 2018, The Tenth International Conferences on Advanced Service Computing, February 2018 - Barcelona, Spain
  • PC member of International Conference of Internet of Things for the Global Community (IoTGC), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 2017
  • PC member of 9th International Conference on Advanced Service Computing, 2017
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 29th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2017).
  • Conference Editor (Programme Chair) for the 4th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Applications (CSA’17), Beijing, China
  • General chair of, organising the 11th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'17), to be held in Torino, Italy, July 2017
  • PC member of 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing, Grids and Virtualization, 2017
  • Member of the Steering Committee of 41st IEEE International Conference on Computers, Software and Applications (COMPSAC'2017), to be held at Torino, Italy, in July 2017
  • PC member of 3rd Asia-Pacific Requirements Engineering Symposium (APRES 2016)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 28th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2016).
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 5th International Conference on Emerging Internetworking, Data & Web Technologies, Kazan, Russia, May 2016.
  • General chair, organising the 10th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'16), Atlanta, USA, June 2016
  • Programme Co-chair of the COMPSAC Symposium on Software Engineering Technology and Applications (SETA'16), Atlanta, USA, June 2016.
  • Track Chair for the track "Software Engineering, Semantics and Ontologies for Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems", at the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2016), Sept 2016, Czech Republic.
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (CLOUD COMPUTING 2016)
  • PC member of 13th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2016)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications (SustainCom 2015), Chengdu China, December 2015.
  • PC member of Asia Pacific Requirements Engineering Symposium (APRES 2015)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 27th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2015).
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (CLOUD COMPUTING 2015)
  • General chair, organising the 9th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'15), July 2015
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 12th International Conference on E-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2015).
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 39th International Conference - COMPSAC 2015.
  • Invited to join the programme committee of the 3rd International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S 2015)
  • PC member of 6th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS’‘14)
  • Invited PC member of (International Conference on Advanced Networking, Distributed Systems and Applications 2014
  • Invited PC member of 11th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing, 2014
  • Invited to be the PC member and track chair for the 38th IEEE International Computers, Software & Applications Conference (COMPSAC'14)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 26th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2014).
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2014)
  • General chair, organising the 8th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'14), July 2014, Vasteras, Sweden
  • PC Chair for ICSAI 2014 sponsored by the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society.
  • Invited PC member for International Conference on P2P,Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (PGCIC 2014)
  • Invited PC member of 4th International Workshop on Process Model Collections: Management and Reuse (PMC-RM 2013)
  • PC member of 5th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS’13)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 25th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2013).
  • General chair of the 7th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'13), July 2013, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 37th International Conference - COMPSAC 2013. URL: http://compsac.cs.iastate.edu/
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2013)
  • Invited PC member of the 7th International Conference of Service-Oriented System Engineering (SOSE'13)
  • General chair, organised the 6th IEEE international workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'12), July 2012, at Izmir, Turkey.
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 36th International Conference - COMPSAC 2012: Trustworthy Software Systems for the Digital Society.
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 24th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2012).
  • Program Chair of the 2nd International Conference on Systems and Informatics
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 35th IEEE International Conference of Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'11).
  • General chair the 5th IEEE Workshop on Quality-Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'11) at Munich, Germany.
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 6th International Conference of Service-Oriented System Engineering (SOSE’11).
  • Invited PC member of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Secure Software Integration and Reliability Improvement (SSIRI’11)
  • Invited member of the programme committee of the 23rd International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2011).
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'2010)
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 34th IEEE International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'2010)
  • General chair, organising the 4th IEEE international workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'10), Soeul, Korea.
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'09)
  • General chair of the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Quality-Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'09), Seattle, USA,
  • Invited PC member of 11th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC 2009)
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 33rd International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'09)
  • PC Chair of the IEEE 1st International Workshop of Barriers towards INternet-Driven Information Services (BINDIS 2008)
  • General chair of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Quality-Oriented Reuse (QUORS'08), Finland.
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 20th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'08)
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 32nd International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'08), Finland.
  • Invited PC member of IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA’07)
  • General chair of the 1st IEEE International Workshop on Quality-Oriented Reuse (QUORS'07), Beijingm China.
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 31st International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'07)
  • Invited member of the Programme Committee of the 30st International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC'06)
  • Invited PC member of IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA’06)
  • Invited PC memberIASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA'05)
  • Organisation Co-Chair of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Computer Software and Applications (COMPSAC’05), Edinburgh, UK, 2005
  • Invited PC member of IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA’04)

 

Editorial Activity

  • Editor of the Special Issue on Intelligent Models for Security and Resilience in Cyber Physical Systems, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences (CMEC), Vol 131, No. 1, 2022.
  • Editor of Special Issue on Intelligent Algorithm Design and Analysis in Networked Systems, Information (Journal), MDPI, 2021-2022
  • Conference Editor for the 8th Annual 2020 Internaonal Conference on Geo-Spaal Knowledge and Intelligence (GSKI2020), Xi'an, China, Dec 2020
  • Associate Editor of the Computer Modeling in Engineering & Science 2019-2024, Tech Science Press
  • Editorial board member of Internet of Things and Cloud Computing, Science Publishing Group, 2019
  • Special issue editor for "Intelligent Models for Security and Resilience in Cyber Physical Systems", the Tech Science Press, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 2019
  • Guest Editor of Elsevier's Journal of Systems and Software, for its Special Issue on Software Engineering Technology and Applications, 2016-2017
  • Chief editor of the research handbook on Green ICT Services Engineering, Optimization, and Modelling in the Technological Age, IGI Global Publisher, 2015.
  • Chief editor of the Research Handbook "Software Reuse in Cloud Computing Era", IGI Globle Publisher.
  • Chief editor of the research handbook by IGI Global publisher, "Advanced Design Approaches to Emerging Software Systems: Principles, Methodology and Tools"
  • Guest editor of a special issue "software evolution in cloud era" for the Journal of Computers.
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Computer and Software Engineering ISSN 2153-8395, Graphy Publications.
  • Editorial board member of Journal of Software
  • Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Computers (JCP, ISSN 1796-203), Academy Publisher.
  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Software Architecture (Online) ISSN 2153-8409; (CD-ROM) ISSN 2153-8425

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • 2021 winner of the IEEE Consumer Technology Society Chester Sall Award for the First Place Transactions Award for best paper in the IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics: “Low-Complexity Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Using Unsupervised Learning and Generalized Appliance Models” Qi Liu Kondwani Michael Kamoto Xiaodong Liu Mingxu Sun Nigel Linge, Transactions on Consumer Electronics, volume 65(1), Feb. 2019
  • Springer's IJAC Outstanding Reviewers Award in 2017
  • 6 best papers awards in established international conferences, e.g. in International Conference on Advanced Software Engineering and Application (ASEA'09) and in the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security.
  • The FlexiCAGE project and its spin-out won "Highly Commended" award of IET Innovation Awards for Edinburgh Napier University (as entry)

 

Grant Reviewer

  • Invited grant reviewer by Natural Research Foundation of South Africa
  • Member of EPSRC Peer Review College, starting from September 2016
  • Horizon 2020 Grant Evaluator
  • Reviewer of EPSRC research funding council

 

Invited Speaker

  • Keynote speech at the 14th International Conference on Advanced Service Computing (SERVICE COMPUTATION 2022), Barcelona, Spain, April, 2022.
  • Invited keynote speech at the 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Information Processing and Cloud Computing (AIIPCC2022), online, June 2022.
  • Keynote Speech at the International Conference on Computational Science and Application (CSA 2022), Changsha, China, Jan 15-16, 2022.
  • Plenary Speaker of the 4th International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2021), Sanya, China, December, 2021.
  • Invited keynote speaker in International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (ICAIA'21), Suzhou, China, October 2021
  • Plenary keynotes speaker for 2nd International Conference on Computing, Networks and Internet of Things (CNIOT 2021) , Beijing, China, May 2021,
  • Invited keynotes speech of the 9th Annual International Conference on Geo-Spatial Knowledge and Intelligence (GSKI2021), online, December, 2021.
  • Keynote Speech at the International Conference on Emerging Applications and Technologies for Industry 4.0 (EATI'2020) , Uyo, Nigeria, August 2020
  • Invited keynote speech at the 5th International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems (ICCCS 2020), Shanghai, China, May 2020
  • Plenary Keynotes Speaker for the 3rd International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2020), Sanya, China, December 2020
  • Keynote speech at the 6th International Conference on Geo-Spatial Knowledge and Intelligence (GSKI), Wuhan, China, December 2018
  • Research seminar on Cyber Physical Systems at Technische Universität Wien
  • Invited Keynote Speech at the 7th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks (CENet), Shanghai, China, July 2017
  • Key presenter and contributor at SICSA Honours Project Forum across Scotland universities
  • Invited Panellist on IEEE Young Professional Panel on Internet of Things
  • Research seminar on cloud migration to Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4) and School of Computing, Dublin City University
  • Invited research seminar on green software architecture, School of Software, Tsinghua University, China
  • Keynote speaker at the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Service Science & Systems (SSS’13), Kyoto, Japan
  • Invited research seminar on context-active pervasive system to Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, China
  • Key presenter and contributor at SICSA Honours Project Forum across Scotland universities
  • Presentation on international research collaboration at Royal Society Edinburgh to the delegates of RSE/NSFC collaboration visit including the President of RSE and the China NSFC Vice-President
  • Invited seminar on cloud architecture evolution, School of Computing, North China University of technology, Beijing

 

Media Activity

  • Disseminating CAR project at 2018 MCAA (MARIE CURIE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION) Conference, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Disseminating the CAR approach and building research networks at the EuroScience Open Forum, Toulouse, France, July 2018
  • Invited talk and show on CAR project at 2017 MCAA (MARIE CURIE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION) Conference, University of Salamanca, Spain, which looks for communication, social recognition and further academic exchange.
  • Exhibition of CAR project in DemoFest 2017, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, UK
  • Exhibition of Cognitive Internet of Everythings project at DemoFest 2017
  • Exhibition at H2020's Explorthon 2017: Demonstration at Explorathon for public engagement of the CAR results - demo and slides prepared, exhibition done at the Whale Arts centre, Edinburgh, UK
  • Exhibition of GRAPE (Green Adaptive Pervasive Environment) at CENSIS the 3rd Technology Summit and Conference, Glasgow, October 2016.
  • Created a response report to the Horizon 2020 Consultation organised by the Scottish Funding Council’s Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee, covering the prioritization of the sustainable development goals, funding themes and call methods, and links with national funding.
  • Invited by the EU’s Director General of Directorate General for Research & Innovation, participated and contributed to the EU H2020 Beneficiary’s public stakeholder consultation in the context of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020.
  • Invited and created an Evaluation Report to the EU MSCA consultation on the process, criteria, and future calls of Marie Skłodowska Curie actions in H2020.
  • Exhibition of MONGO (Mobile Cloud Green Architecture) at the SICSA and ScotlandIS co-event DEMOfest, Glasgow, November 2016.
  • Exhibition of OCSO prototype - Off-the-cloud service optimization for green efficient services, at DEMOfest, Glasgow.
  • 2 research handbooks edited by me have been selected by universities as textbooks by their libraries and course instructors, e.g., in Japan, Australia, USA and China.
  • Presentation on international joint research project "Modelling and Evolution of Service Architecture and Its Reliability in Clouds" at Royal Society Edinburgh to the delegates of RSE/NSFC collaboration visit including the President of RSE and the China NSFC Vice-President
  • Exhibition of TARGO prototype: Transition and Reallocation Based Green Optimization for Cloud VMs, at DEMOfest, Edinburgh.
  • External research seminars and talks on related projects work, delivered at Tsinghua University, Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4) and the Dublin City University, Beijing University of Technologies, and Yunnan University of Finance and Economics.
  • Exhibition of APTO prototype: MDD-based Generic Framework for Context-aware Deeply Adaptive Services, at DEMOfest, Edinburgh.
  • Flexicage is listed at http://www.spinoutsuk.co.uk/listings/company-listings/Default.aspx which is a major new survey and online database of UK university commercialisation.
  • The spin-out Flexicage Ltd was featured as the drive to market for a technical breakthrough in efficient software development in the Insider Magazine: Scotland’s innovators (Scottish Business Insider, March 2010).
  • Various exhibitions and seminars on FlexiCAGE tool and business at ConnectScotland, Angel Investment Networks (London), Informatics Ventures, and HUAWEI Corp.
  • Xiaodong won Exhibition at Connect Scotland to showcase FlexiCAGE work: prototype and IPs
  • The news of the initial Proof of Concept project “SAGA Bench” was presented to the press by Dr. Liu and appeared in Edinburgh Evening News.

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Member of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
  • IEEE Senior Member
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Member of SICSA, - the Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
  • Member of NESSI – Networked European Software & Services Initiative
  • Member of the British Computer Society
  • Member of IEEE Computer Society

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • Exhibition of Semantic IoT Data Model at DEMOfest, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, October 2019
  • Demonstration of the CAR project prototype at the EU sponsored Explorathon for public engagement of the CAR results - Cafe Science, demo, poster and public talk, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK, 28 September 2018
  • Visiting British Telecom OpenReach at Cambridge, to disseminating CAR project results, June 2018
  • Visiting Itron collaborator at Ipswich UK, to disseminating CAR project results, June 2018
  • Poster and talks at the industrial event Hangzhou International Talent Exchange and Cooperation Conference, Hangzhou International Expo Centre, China, 10-12 November 2018
  • Invited to attend the China (Jinan) Overseas High-level Talents Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, and awarded the Third Prize from 96 contestants, Jinan, China, July 2018
  • Invited to attend and present the CAR work in EUrope Chinese MicroElectronics Forum (EUCME), Hangzhou, China, 16 November 2018

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD external examiner for University of Huddersfield
  • PhD external examiner for University of Portsmouth
  • PhD external examiner for Leicester University
  • PhD external examiner at University of Portsmouth
  • PhD external examination at Liverpool John Moores University
  • PhD external examiner at University of Portsmouth
  • PhD external examiner at Bath Spa University
  • PhD examiner at Robert Gordon University
  • MPhil examination at Durban University of Technology, South Africa
  • PhD external examiner at De Montfort University
  • PhD external examiner at University of Portsmouth.
  • PhD external examiner at De Montfort University
  • PhD external examiner at De Montford University

 

Reviewing

  • Invited Reviewer by Pearson's senior commissioning editor, on book "Projects in Computing and Information Systems: A Student Guide" by Christian Dawson, 3rd edition
  • Regular Reviewer of International Journals: IEEE Computer Society’s Computer Journal, Elsevier’s Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier’s Future Generation Computer Systems, IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, IEEE Access, IASTED International Journal of Computer and Application, InderScience International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology.

 

Spin-outs and Licences

  • In Nov 2008, Edinburgh Napier University successfully established a spin out company, FlexiCAGE Ltd, as the vehicle to commercialise a new component adaptation technology. The project had been developed with funding support from Scottish Enterprise under its Proof of Concept programme, followed by a further PRP grant. Based on successful diligence assessments, the project had been awarded a SMART Award and then a R&D grant from Scottish Enterprise, from 2009 to 2011. Xiaodong Liu was the director of FlexiCAGE Ltd and the PI of its precedent projects. Patents had been registered in the UK, USA and at International Level.

 

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167 results

Improved Double Deep Q Network-Based Task Scheduling Algorithm in Edge Computing for Makespan Optimization

Journal Article
Zeng, L., Liu, Q., Shen, S., & Liu, X. (2024)
Improved Double Deep Q Network-Based Task Scheduling Algorithm in Edge Computing for Makespan Optimization. Tsinghua Science and Technology, 29(3), 806 - 817. https://doi.org/10.26599/TST.2023.9010058
Edge computing nodes undertake more and more tasks as business density grows. How to efficiently allocate large-scale and dynamic workloads to edge computing resources has bec...

DenMerD: a feature enhanced approach to radar beam blockage correction with edge-cloud computing

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Sun, J., Zhang, Y., & Liu, X. (2024)
DenMerD: a feature enhanced approach to radar beam blockage correction with edge-cloud computing. Journal of cloud computing: advances, systems and applications, 13, Article 32. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-024-00607-x
In the field of meteorology, the global radar network is indispensable for detecting weather phenomena and offering early warning services. Nevertheless, radar data frequently...

An Entity Ontology-Based Knowledge Graph Embedding Approach to News Credibility Assessment

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Jin, Y., Cao, X., Liu, X., Zhou, X., Zhang, Y., …Qi, L. (in press)
An Entity Ontology-Based Knowledge Graph Embedding Approach to News Credibility Assessment. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/TCSS.2023.3342873
Fake news is a prevalent issue in modern society, leading to misinformation and societal harm. News credibility assessment is a crucial approach for evaluating the accuracy an...

Emotion Recognition on Social Media Using Natural Language Processing (NLP) Techniques

Conference Proceeding
Gomez, L. R., Watt, T., Babaagba, K. O., Chrysoulas, C., Homay, A., Rangarajan, R., & Liu, X. (2023)
Emotion Recognition on Social Media Using Natural Language Processing (NLP) Techniques. In ICISS '23: Proceedings of the 2023 6th International Conference on Information Science and Systems (113-118). https://doi.org/10.1145/3625156.3625173
In recent years, text has been the main form of communication on social media platforms such as Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Emotion Recognition from thes...

Deep Vision in Analysis and Recognition of Radar Data: Achievements, Advancements, and Challenges

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Yang, Z., Ji, R., Zhang, Y., Bilal, M., Liu, X., …Xu, X. (2023)
Deep Vision in Analysis and Recognition of Radar Data: Achievements, Advancements, and Challenges. IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Magazine, 9(4), 4-12. https://doi.org/10.1109/msmc.2022.3216943
Radars are widely used to obtain echo information for effective prediction, such as precipitation nowcasting. In this article, recent relevant scientific investigation and pra...

Utilizing the Ensemble Learning and XAI for Performance Improvements in IoT Network Attack Detection

Conference Proceeding
Kalutharage, C. S., Liu, X., Chrysoulas, C., & Bamgboye, O. (in press)
Utilizing the Ensemble Learning and XAI for Performance Improvements in IoT Network Attack Detection.

PMNet: A Multi-branch and Multi-scale Fusion Convolutional Neural Network for Water Body Extraction of High-resolution Remote Sensing Images

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Zhang, Z., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., & Du, Z. (in press)
PMNet: A Multi-branch and Multi-scale Fusion Convolutional Neural Network for Water Body Extraction of High-resolution Remote Sensing Images. Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing,
Automatic extraction of water body information from high-resolution remote sensing images is one of the core tasks of remote sensing image interpretation. Since the complex mu...

A Multi-Swarm PSO Approach to Large-Scale Task Scheduling in a Sustainable Supply Chain Datacenter

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Zeng, L., Bilal, M., Song, H., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., & Cao, X. (2023)
A Multi-Swarm PSO Approach to Large-Scale Task Scheduling in a Sustainable Supply Chain Datacenter. IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, 7(4), 1667 - 1677. https://doi.org/10.1109/tgcn.2023.3283509
Supply chain management is a vital part of ensuring service quality and production efficiency in industrial applications. With the development of cloud computing and data inte...

Explainable AI and Deep Autoencoders Based Security Framework for IoT Network Attack Certainty (Extended Abstract)

Conference Proceeding
Sampath Kalutharage, C., Liu, X., & Chrysoulas, C. (2022)
Explainable AI and Deep Autoencoders Based Security Framework for IoT Network Attack Certainty (Extended Abstract). In Attacks and Defenses for the Internet-of-Things: 5th International Workshop, ADIoT 2022 (41-50). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-21311-3_8
Over the past few decades, Machine Learning (ML)-based intrusion detection systems (IDS) have become increasingly popular and continue to show remarkable performance in detect...

A survey of intelligent load monitoring in IoT-enabled distributed smart grids

Journal Article
Gan, J., Zeng, L., Liu, Q., & Liu, X. (2023)
A survey of intelligent load monitoring in IoT-enabled distributed smart grids. International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, 42(1), 12. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijahuc.2023.127781
Power load monitoring has been a research hotspot since a few years ago. With development of artificial intelligence, construction of smart grid has become the most important ...

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