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Towards a Virtual Integration Design and Analysis Enviroment for Automotive Engineering
Found in: 2014 IEEE 17th International Symposium on Object/Component/Service-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC)
By David McKee,David Webster,Paul Townend,Jie Xu,Davd Battersby
Issue Date:June 2014
pp. 413-419
As the automotive industry moves towards reduced physical prototyping it is becoming more dependent on distributed simulations. However, the current technologies do not fully enable real-time distributed simulations which involve both virtual and physical ...
M-VCR: Multi-View Consensus Recognition for Real-Time Experimentation
Found in: 2014 IEEE 17th International Symposium on Object/Component/Service-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC)
By David McKee,Paul Townend,David Webster,Jie Xu
Issue Date:June 2014
pp. 76-83
A major application area in the computer vision domain is gesture recognition, requiring real-time image classification to respond to human interactions. However, current state-of-the-art high-quality algorithms for image classification do not meet many dy...
Risk Assessment and Trust in Services Computing: Applications and Experience
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC)
By Paul Townend,Valentina Viduto,David Webster,Karim Djemame,Lydia Lau,Vania Dimitrova,Jie Xu,Sarah Fores,Charlie Dibsdale,Jim Austin,John McAvoy,Stephen Hobson
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 392-399
Service-orientation is effective at managing complexity and dynamicity at a programmatic level, but there is still much work to be done in understanding and improving the trust that users place in a system's outputs, and the extent to which they understand...
Personalised Provenance Reasoning Models and Risk Assessment in Business Systems: A Case Study
Found in: 2013 IEEE 7th International Symposium on Service Oriented System Engineering (SOSE)
By Paul Townend,David Webster,Colin C. Venters,Vania Dimitrova,Karim Djemame,Lydia Lau,Jie Xu,Sarah Fores,Valentina Viduto,Charlie Dibsdale,Nick Taylor,Jim Austin,John Mcavoy,Stephen Hobson
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 329-334
As modern information systems become increasingly business- and safety-critical, it is extremely important to improve both the trust that a user places in a system and their understanding of the risks associated with making a decision. This paper presents ...
Interface Refactoring in Performance-Constrained Web Services
Found in: Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, IEEE International Symposium on
By David Webster,Paul Townend,Jie Xu
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 111-118
This paper presents the development of REF-WS an approach to enable a Web Service provider to reliably evolve their service through the application of refactoring transformations. REF-WS is intended to aid service providers, particularly in a reliability a...
Testing the Effectiveness of Dynamic Binding in Web Services
Found in: Computer and Information Technology, International Conference on
By Anthony Sargeant, David Webster, Karim Djemame, Jie Xu
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 1263-1268
In recent years, Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) have risen in use as an architectural style for distributed systems. They have many desirable features such as flexibility, software reuse and cost benefits. In addition to this, SOA enables and indeed ...
A Practical Model for Conceptual Comparison Using a Wiki
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By David Webster, Jie Xu, Darren Mundy, Paul Warren
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 728-729
One of the key concerns in the conceptualisation of a single object is understanding the context under which that object exists (or can exist). This contextual understanding should provide us with clear conceptual identification of an object including impl...
Delivering Sustainable Capability on Evolutionary Service-oriented Architecture
Found in: Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, IEEE International Symposium on
By Lu Liu, Duncan Russell, David Webster, Zongyang Luo, Colin Venters, Jie Xu, John K. Davies
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 12-19
Network Enabled Capability (NEC) is the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s response to the quickly changing conflict environment in which its forces must operate. In NEC, systems need to be integrated in context, to assist in human activity and provide dependable ...
Scenario Based Evaluation
Found in: Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, IEEE International Symposium on
By Nik Looker, David Webster, Duncan Russell, Jie Xu
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 148-154
The concept of a scenario has long been utilized in military procurement as a means of evaluating capability in an operational context. With the advent of initiatives such as the USA Department of Defence’s Network-Centric Operations and the UK Ministry of...
Enabling Context-Aware Agents to Understand Semantic Resources on The WWWand The Semantic Web
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Weihong Huang, David Webster
Issue Date:September 2004
pp. 138-144
Six years after Tim Berners-Lee and his colleagues drew the vision of the Semantic Web (SW) in 1998, the SW is very likely to take off in the near future based on a set of specifications such as the Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the Web Ontology...
Restructuring Web Service Interfaces to Support Evolution
Found in: 2014 IEEE 8th International Symposium on Service Oriented System Engineering (SOSE)
By David Webster,Paul Townend,Jie Xu
Issue Date:April 2014
pp. 158-159
This paper presents an overview of a scheme (RESWS) to enable Web Service providers to be able to evolve their service interface in a non-backwards compatible way and still maintain compatibility with existing consumers. The need for a non-passive approach...
Context-orientated news riltering for web 2.0 and beyond
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '06)
By Darren Mundy, David Webster, Paul Warren, Weihong Huang
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 1001-1002
How can we solve the problem of information overload in news syndication? This poster outlines the path from keyword-based body text matching to distance-measurable taxonomic tag matching, on to context scale and practical uses.