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Sustainable IT: Challenges, Postures, and Outcomes
Found in: Computer
By Edward Curry,Bill Guyon,Charles Sheridan,Brian Donnellan
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 79-81
Sustainable IT capabilities benefit not only the environment but also business value.
A Capability Maturity Framework for Sustainable Information and Communication Technology
Found in: IT Professional
By Brian Donnellan,Charles Sheridan,Edward Curry
Issue Date:January 2011
pp. 33-40
A consortium of leading organizations from industry, the nonprofit sector, and academia has developed and tested a framework for systematically assessing and improving sustainable information and communication technology (ICT) capabilities.
Works in Progress: The 2nd International Middleware Doctoral Symposium
Found in: IEEE Distributed Systems Online
By Edward Curry, Jacques Mossière
Issue Date:March 2006
pp. 4
This issue features summaries of four of the eight dissertations presented at Middleware 2005's 2nd International Middleware Doctoral Symposium. The February issue featured the first four summaries.
Works In Progress
Found in: IEEE Distributed Systems Online
By Jacques Mossière, Edward Curry, Abdelkrim Beloued, Jean-Marie Gilliot, Françoise André, Maria-Teresa Segarra, Vladimir Dyo, Etienne Antoniutti Di Muro, Michael A. Jaeger
Issue Date:February 2006
pp. 3
This issue features summaries of four of the eight dissertations presented at Middleware 2005's 2nd International Middleware Doctoral Symposium. The March issue will feature the other four summaries.
Representing Texts as Contextualized Entity-Centric Linked Data Graphs
Found in: 2013 24th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA)
By Andre Freitas,Sean ORiain,Edward Curry,Joao C.P. da Silva,Danilo S. Carvalho
Issue Date:August 2013
pp. 133-137
The integration of a small fraction of the information present in the Web of Documents to the Linked Data Web can provide a significant shift on the amount of information available to data consumers. However, information extracted from text does not easily...
Organizing Capabilities Using Formal Concept Analysis
Found in: 2013 IEEE 22nd International Workshop On Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure For Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE)
By Wassim Derguech,Souleiman Hasan,Sami Bhiri,Edward Curry
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 260-265
In this paper, we discuss the importance of the concept of capability for describing what an action does from a functional perspective. We introduce a conceptual model for representing capabilities as attribute features entities. Furthermore, we use Formal...
Querying Heterogeneous Datasets on the Linked Data Web: Challenges, Approaches, and Trends
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Andre Freitas,Edward Curry,Joao Gabriel Oliveira,Sean O'Riain
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 24-33
The growing number of datasets published on the Web as linked data brings both opportunities for high data availability and challenges inherent to querying data in a semantically heterogeneous and distributed environment. Approaches used for querying siloe...
A Multidimensional Semantic Space for Data Model Independent Queries over RDF Data
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By André Freitas,João Gabriel Oliveira,Edward Curry,Se´n O'Riain
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 344-351
The vision of creating a Linked Data Web brings together the challenge of allowing queries across highly heterogeneous and distributed datasets. In order to query Linked Data on the Web today, end-users need to be aware of which datasets potentially contai...
Flexible Self-Management Using the Model-View-Controller Pattern
Found in: IEEE Software
By Edward Curry, Paul Grace
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 84-90
Future self-management software systems will need to operate in diverse environments with changing requirements. This necessitates flexible system implementations, easily customizable to target domains and associated requirements. An important part of a se...
Increasing MOM Flexibility with Portable Rule Bases
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Edward Curry
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 26-32
Message-oriented middleware (MOM) provides an effective integration mechanism for distributed systems, but it must change frequently to adapt to evolving business demands.Content-based routing (CBR) can increase the flexibility of MOM-based deployments. Al...
A JMS Message Transport Protocol for the JADE Platform
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Edward Curry, Desmond Chambers, Gerard Lyons
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 596
A prerequisite of joining an enterprise system is the ability to cope with the rigorous demands experienced within such systems. One of the most fundamental of these demands is the requirement for enterprise-level systems to have guaranteed reliable messag...
On-the-fly generation of multidimensional data cubes for web of things
Found in: Proceedings of the 17th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium (IDEAS '13)
By Edward Curry, Muntazir Mehdi, Ratnesh Sahay, Wassim Derguech
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 28-37
The dynamicity of sensor data sources and publishing real-time sensor data over a generalised infrastructure like the Web pose a new set of integration challenges. Semantic Sensor Networks demand excessive expressivity for efficient formal analysis of sens...
Answering natural language queries over linked data graphs: a distributional semantics approach
Found in: Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '13)
By André Freitas, Edward Curry, Fabrício F. de Faria, Seán O'Riain
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 1107-1108
This paper demonstrates Treo, a natural language query mechanism for Linked Data graphs. The approach uses a distributional semantic vector space model to semantically match user query terms with data, supporting vocabulary-independent (or schema-agnostic)...
Demo: approximate semantic matching in the collider event processing engine
Found in: Proceedings of the 7th ACM international conference on Distributed event-based systems (DEBS '13)
By Edward Curry, Kalpa Gunaratna, Souleiman Hasan, Yongrui Qin
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 337-338
This demo presents a use case from the energy management domain. It builds upon previous work on approximate semantic matching of heterogeneous events and compares two semantic matching scenarios: exact and approximate. It illustrates how a large number of...
Towards unified and native enrichment in event processing systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 7th ACM international conference on Distributed event-based systems (DEBS '13)
By Edward Curry, Sean O'Riain, Souleiman Hasan
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 171-182
Events are encapsulated pieces of information that flow from one event agent to another. In order to process an event, additional information that is external to the event is often needed. This is achieved using a process called event enrichment. Current a...
Approximate semantic matching of heterogeneous events
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS '12)
By Edward Curry, Sean O'Riain, Souleiman Hasan
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 252-263
Event-based systems have loose coupling within space, time and synchronization, providing a scalable infrastructure for information exchange and distributed workflows. However, event-based systems are tightly coupled, via event subscriptions and patterns, ...
Leveraging matching dependencies for guided user feedback in linked data applications
Found in: Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Information Integration on the Web (IIWeb '12)
By Edward Curry, Sean O'Riain, Umair ul Hassan
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 1-6
This paper presents a new approach for managing integration quality and user feedback, for entity consolidation, within applications consuming Linked Open Data. The quality of a dataspace containing multiple linked datasets is defined in term of a utility ...
The collective: a common information service for self-managed middleware
Found in: Proceedings of the 4th workshop on Reflective and adaptive middleware systems (ARM '05)
By Edward Curry, Enda Ridge
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 1-6
As the deployment of self-managed reflective middleware platforms increases, the process of collecting and examining information used within the reflective process becomes ever more complex. The quality of such information is vital to ensure the successful...
ARMAdA: creating a reflective fellowship (options for interoperability)
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd workshop on Adaptive and reflective middleware
By Desmond Chambers, Edward Curry, Gerard Lyons
Issue Date:October 2004
pp. 226-231
With the development of numerous adaptive and reflective middleware platforms, inter-platform interoperability is a desirable next step. At present, little or no interoperability is possible at the meta-layer of reflective middleware. The emergence of an o...
Introduction to the 1st International Middleware Doctoral Symposium
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st international doctoral symposium on Middleware
By Doug Lea, Edward Curry
Issue Date:October 2004
pp. 285
Symposium GoalThe inaugural International Middleware Doctoral Symposium is aforum for an invited group of doctoral students to present theirwork and obtain guidance from mentors as well as to provide contactwith other students at a similar stage in their c...