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OWL-Based Context-Dependent Task Modeling and Deducing
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, International Conference on
By Hongbo Ni, Xingshe Zhou, Zhiwen Yu, Kejian Miao
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 846-851
In the near future, homes are envisioned to be equipped with numerous intelligent communicating devices. Such smart home needs to exhibit highly adaptive behavior to meet the inhabitants changing personal requirements and operational context of environment...
A Software Fault-Tolerant Method Based on Exception Handling in RT/E System
Found in: IEEE TrustCom/IEEE ICESS/FCST, International Joint Conference of
By Zhou Lu,Kailong Zhang,Xingshe Zhou
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 1283-1287
Due to the strict requirements of reliabilities in safety-critical domains, this paper researches and proposes an embedded adaptive real-time software fault-tolerant method based on hierarchical and multi-strategy structure. This paper mainly researches on...
Simplify Stochastic QoS Admission Test for Composite Services through Lower Bound Approximation
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Kaibo Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Shandan Zhou, Ning Fu
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 396-402
A composite service can have its overall Quality of Service (QoS) measure computed with the QoS measures of its constituent services. In the stochastic case of QoS modeling, accurate computation for the probability distribution of the composite QoS measure...
A Recommendation Framework towards Personalized Services in Intelligent Museum
Found in: Computational Science and Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Shandan Zhou, Xingshe Zhou, Zhiwen Yu, Kaibo Wang, Haipeng Wang, Hongbo Ni
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 229-236
Museum visitors are being overloaded with increasing amount and variety of information that heavens their burden to locate what is really interesting. Development of personalized service for museum visitors makes a promising effort to alleviate the problem...
Scheduling Framework and Algorithms for Large-Scale Divisible Load Processing with Multi-Dimensional QoS Constraints
Found in: Young Computer Scientists, International Conference for
By Kaibo Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Shandan Zhou
Issue Date:November 2008
pp. 2032-2037
In this paper, we propose a scheduling framework and related algorithms for processing large-scale, computation-intensive divisible loads. The framework is organized into a two-level tree architecture. Based on this framework, admission test and load parti...
Toward a Group-Aware Smartphone Sensing System
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Bin Guo,Zhiwen Yu,Daqing Zhang,Huilei He,Jilei Tian,Xingshe Zhou
Issue Date:October 2014
pp. 80-88
Today, social activities are becoming increasingly popular and important to human life. As the number of contacts increases, however, the implicit social graph becomes increasingly complex, leading to a high cost on social activity organization and activit...
Behavior Modeling of Cyber-physical System Based on Discrete Hybrid Automata
Found in: 2013 IEEE 16th International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE)
By Qiang Wang,Xingshe Zhou,Gang Yang,Yalei Yang
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 680-684
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPSs), characterized by deeply integrating computing, communication and control, are large-sale, complex, embedded systems with hybrid characteristic. The uncertainty of discrete states and concurrency of continuous process, caused ...
Extracting Social Semantics from Multimodal Meeting Content
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Zhiwen Yu,Xingshe Zhou,Yuichi Nakamura
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 68-75
Extracting social semantics from multimodal meeting content can help meeting participants, organizers, and sponsors better understand the social dynamics of exchanging information. The authors present a framework for extracting both low-level (individual) ...
Understanding the Regularity and Variability of Human Mobility from Geo-trajectory
Found in: 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)
By Yunji Liang,Xingshe Zhou,Bin Guo,Zhiwen Yu
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 409-414
Over the last few years, many efforts have been devoted to revealing human mobility patterns. However, the regularity and variability of human mobility from a microscopic view, i.e., what factors affect human mobility patterns, has yet not been investigate...
An Integrated Service Platform for Pervasive Elderly Care
Found in: 2012 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (APSCC)
By Qiang Lin,Daqing Zhang,Hongbo Ni,Xingshe Zhou,Zhiwen Yu
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 165-172
With more and more elders in most countries, the health and safety issues become the primary concern for elderly people because ageing is often associated with physical and cognitive impairments. In order to provide intelligent assistive services for elder...
Hybrid SN: Interlinking Opportunistic and Online Communities to Augment Information Dissemination
Found in: 2012 IEEE 9th Int'l Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing / 9th Int'l Conference on Autonomic & Trusted Computing (UIC/ATC)
By Bin Guo,Zhiwen Yu,Xingshe Zhou,Daqing Zhang
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 188-195
In modern life, people are involved in multiple online and offline social communities. Previous works on content sharing and information dissemination are single-community oriented. The complementary features as well as the joint-effect of distinct forms o...
Situation-Based Design: A Rapid Approach for Pervasive Application Development
Found in: 2012 IEEE 9th Int'l Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing / 9th Int'l Conference on Autonomic & Trusted Computing (UIC/ATC)
By Lei Tang,Xingshe Zhou,Christian Becker,Zhiwen Yu,Gregor Schiele
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 128-135
Understanding the user's requirements and intentions is important when developing pervasive applications. It helps making adaptation decisions and satisfying the user's needs. In order to do this, the user's intentions, the current situation and the option...
Study on Integrated Modeling Methods toward Co-simulation of Cyber-Physical System
Found in: 2012 IEEE 14th Int'l Conf. on High Performance Computing and Communication (HPCC) & 2012 IEEE 9th Int'l Conf. on Embedded Software and Systems (ICESS)
By Yuying Wang,Xingshe Zhou,Dongfang Liang
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 1736-1740
Cyber-physical systems are particularly difficult to model and simulate because their components mix many different system modalities. In this paper we address the main technical challenges on system simulation taking into account by new characters of CPS,...
Optimized Image Recognition Based Sewing Pattern File Auto-Generating Method for Intelligent Industrial Equipments
Found in: Computer and Information Science, ACIS International Conference on
By Erfeng Su,Kailong Zhang,Xingshe Zhou
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 379-384
The development of embedded system (ES) promotes the trend that the numerical-control equipment becomes more networked and intelligent. ES is the kernal of network and intelligence, yet the image data with contained information is the key point to realize ...
Connecting Agriculture to the Internet of Things through Sensor Networks
Found in: International Conference on Internet of Things and International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing
By Junyan Ma,Xingshe Zhou,Shining Li,Zhigang Li
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 184-187
The Internet of Things (IOT), the idea of getting real-world objects connected with each other, will change the ways we organize, obtain and consume information radically. Through sensor networks, agriculture can be connected to the IOT, which allows us to...
Tree-Based Mining for Discovering Patterns of Human Interaction in Meetings
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Zhiwen Yu,Zhiyong Yu,Xingshe Zhou,Christian Becker,Yuichi Nakamura
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 759-768
Discovering semantic knowledge is significant for understanding and interpreting how people interact in a meeting discussion. In this paper, we propose a mining method to extract frequent patterns of human interaction based on the captured content of face-...
DS Theory-Based Software Trustworthiness Classification Assessment
Found in: Ubiquitous, Autonomic and Trusted Computing, Symposia and Workshops on
By Ben Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Gang Yang, Yalei Yang
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 434-438
Software trustworthiness Evaluation has become a research focus nowadays. Referencing the TRUSTIE Software Trust Classification Specification and Trust Evidence Framework Specification, we proposed a software trustworthiness classification assessment metho...
Web Services Trustworthiness Evaluation Based on Fuzzy Cognitive Maps
Found in: Intelligence Information Processing and Trusted Computing, International Symposium on
By Ben Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Gang Yang, Yalei Yang
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 230-233
Trustworthiness evaluation is an increasingly common theme in service-oriented computing. However, existing approaches are not effective for web services trustworthiness assessment. In this paper, we present a web services trustworthiness evaluation model ...
ASAAS: Application Software as a Service for High Performance Cloud Computing
Found in: High Performance Computing and Communications, 10th IEEE International Conference on
By Zhengxiong Hou, Xingshe Zhou, Jianhua Gu, Yunlan Wang, Tianhai Zhao
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 156-163
Currently, SAAS (Software as a Service) solutions are usually provided for business, such as Few work focus on the application software for high performance scientific computing. However, in the high performance cloud computing environment,...
A Novel Congestion Control Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks
Found in: Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks, International Conference on
By Xiaoyan Yin, Xingshe Zhou, Zhigang Li, Shining Li
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 381-387
The event-driven nature of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) leads to unpredictable network load. As a result, congestion may occur at sensors that receive more data than they can forward, which causes energy waste, throughput reduction and packet loss. In t...
An Improved Path-Based Reliability Prediction Model for Component-Based Embedded Software
Found in: Frontier of Computer Science and Technology, Japan-China Joint Workshop on
By Changde Li, Xingshe Zhou, Yuying Wang, Yunwei Dong
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 301-307
With the increasing use of component-based software development in embedded systems, reliability prediction for such software has become a challenge. This paper consequently contributes to this problem through an improved path-based reliability prediction ...
A Runtime Reputation Based Grid Resource Selection Algorithm on the Open Science Grid
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Systems, International Conference on
By Zhengxiong Hou, Xingshe Zhou, Mike Wilde, Jianhua Gu, Mihael Hategan
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 949-954
The scheduling and execution for grid application is an important problem in the grid environment. To get the high reliability and efficiency, we propose a runtime reputation based grid resource selection algorithm. According to the accumulated raw score, ...
Toward an Understanding of User-Defined Conditional Preferences
Found in: Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, IEEE International Symposium on
By Zhiyong Yu, Zhiwen Yu, Xingshe Zhou, Yuichi Nakamura
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 203-208
User-defined preferences in a natural style is useful in the pervasive computing environment, but bring a great challenge to understand. People often express conditional as well as independent preferences. We propose an ontology-based quantitative model fo...
A MDA-Based Approach for General Embedded Software Simulation Platform
Found in: Scalable Computing and Communications; International Conference on Embedded Computing, International Conference on
By Yuying Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Yunwei Dong, Changde Li
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 20-25
The needs for reusing software components and integrating them into a system arise from complexity of embedded system. As one of the most important embedded system development tools, simulation platform is in favor of the reuse and integration of simulatio...
An Adaptive Resource Monitoring Method for Distributed Heterogeneous Computing Environment
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications, International Symposium on
By Gang Yang, Kaibo Wang, Xingshe Zhou
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 40-44
Resource performance monitoring is among the most active research topics in distributed computing. In this paper, we propose an adaptive resource monitoring method for applications in heterogeneous computing environment. According to the operating environm...
NpuESB: A BPM Environment Based on Enterprise Service Bus
Found in: Information Technology and Computer Science, International Conference on
By Ning Fu, Xingshe Zhou, Kaibo Wang, Tao Zhan
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 465-469
The hierarchical architecture of an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) based BPM environment, NpuESB, is proposed in this paper. NpuESB is a rapid BPM application development platform grounded on the infrastructure of JBI specification-compliant distributed ESB....
Combining Vector Space Model and Category Hierarchy Model for TV Content Similarity Measure
Found in: Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering, International Conference on
By Zhiwen Yu, Xingshe Zhou
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 130-136
In this paper, we propose a new approach for TV content similarity measure, which combines both vector space model and category hierarchy model. The hybrid measure proposed here makes the most of TV metadata information and takes advantage of the two simil...
Experiences of On-Demand Execution for Large Scale Parameter Sweep Applications on OSG by Swift
Found in: High Performance Computing and Communications, 10th IEEE International Conference on
By Zhengxiong Hou, Mike Wilde, Mihael Hategan, Xingshe Zhou, Ian Foster, Ben Clifford
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 527-532
Large scale parameter sweep application (PSA) is one of the main grid applications, which may have different characteristics and demands. In this paper, we describe how to use swift to enable the on-demand execution of large scale PSA on open science grid ...
A Formal Model for Component-Based Embedded Software Development
Found in: Embedded Software and Systems, Second International Conference on
By Changde Li, Xingshe Zhou, Yunwei Dong, Zhiwen Yu
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 19-23
This paper presents a formal model for specification, verification, and composition of component-based embedded software. We describe how components are specified from the syntactical view, functional view, QoS view and synchronization view. The refinement...
A Scheduling Algorithm for Hybrid Distributed Real-Time Systems
Found in: Embedded Software and Systems, Second International Conference on
By Ke Liang, Xingshe Zhou, Ruiqing Sheng, Kailong Zhang
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 51-56
Real-time systems that support only a finite set of discrete configurations can be referred to as hybrid systems. However, recent feedback control scheduling (FCS) algorithms for hybrid real-time systems are only applicable to single processor systems. And...
FEAS: Fuzzy-Logic Based Environment Adaptive Scheduler for Agent System
Found in: Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking, and Parallel/Distributed Computing, ACIS International Conference on
By Kailong Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, Yuan Yao, Chongqing Zhao
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 269-274
According to the environment adaptability require-ment of an autonomous agent system, this paper studies the mapping relationships between the dynamic environment aspects and task scheduling, and then, gives the definitions and computation models of the ta...
Consider of fault propagation in architecture-based software reliability analysis
Found in: Computer Systems and Applications, ACS/IEEE International Conference on
By Fan Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, Yunwei Dong, Junwen Chen
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 783-786
Software reliability models are used to estimation and prediction of software reliability. Existing models either use black-box approach that based on test data during software test phase or white-box approach that based on software architecture and indivi...
A Quantitative Evaluation Model of Group User Experience
Found in: Pacific-Asia Workshop on Computational Intelligence and Industrial Application, IEEE
By Zhu Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Haipeng Wang, Hongbo Ni, Ruijuan Wu
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 918-923
This paper explores the problem of user experience evaluation, in particular the quantitative evaluation of group user experience, in the ubiquitous computing environments. Firstly, the classification and definition of four different categories of user gro...
Model and Implementation of Context-Aware Sensor Networks
Found in: Information Science and Engieering, International Symposium on
By ZhiGang Li, XingShe Zhou, Huaifeng Qing, Shining Li
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 16-19
Adaptive capabilities such as self-configuration and self-management were required by applications of wireless sensor networks (WSNs). We integrate the theory of context-aware computing with WSNs and propose a model of Context-Aware Sensor Networks (CASN)....
Handling Activity Conflicts in Reminding System for Elders with Dementia
Found in: Future Generation Communication and Networking
By Kejun Du, Daqing Zhang, Muzaaliff W. Musa, Mounir Mokhtari, Xingshe Zhou
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 416-421
The elders with dementia often have difficulties in daily activities because of declining cognitive ability. It has been recognized that context-aware reminding systems can assist those suffering from dementia. Reminding systems usually pre-define activiti...
Discovering Inhabitant
Found in: Future Generation Communication and Networking
By Hongbo Ni, Xingshe Zhou, Daqing Zhang, Kejian Miao
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 453-456
In the future, homes will have numerous intelligent communicating devices, and such smart home needs to exhibit highly adaptive behaviors to meet the inhabitants changing personal requirements and operational context of environment. To achieve this, smart ...
Unobtrusive Assistant for Elders with Memory Decline
Found in: Future Generation Communication and Networking
By Haipeng Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Tao Zhang
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 469-472
Memory problems are tightly associated with ageing. Most elders suffer from different levels of memory decline, from severe to mild. For supporting the independent living and prompting the quality of life of the elderly, assistant technology has been ident...
A Novel Model for Component-Based Software Reliability Analysis
Found in: High-Assurance Systems Engineering, IEEE International Symposium on
By Fan Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, Junwen Chen, Yunwei Dong
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 303-309
Component-based software reliability analysis typically takes the reliability of component as an invariable property of component itself, disregards the fact that it changes when the component context it interacts changes due to a different operational pro...
Architecture for Autonomous Distributed Real-Time Embedded Systems
Found in: International Symposiums on Information Processing
By Ke Liang, Xingshe Zhou, Kailong Zhang, Ruiqing Sheng
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 568-572
Unmanned vehicles (UVs) have become more and more widely used. And augmenting their autonomy is an urgent demand in order to make them play a bigger role. This paper presents a multi-agent architecture for UV’s Distributed Real-time Embedded (DRE) system. ...
Distributed Enterprise Service Bus Based on JBI
Found in: Grid and Pervasive Computing, International Conference on
By Ning Fu, Xingshe Zhou, Kaibo Wang, Tao Zhan
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 292-297
Enterprise Service Bus is a software infrastructure based on SOA for application integration. A scheme design of distributed ESB base on JBI is proposed and demonstrated in this paper. Distributed ESB has the merits of load balancing, allowing single node ...
A Similar Resource Auto-Discovery Based Adaptive Fault-tolerance Method for Embedded Distributed System
Found in: Parallel Processing Workshops, International Conference on
By Kailong Zhang, Ke Liang, Xingshe Zhou, Kaibo Wang, Xiao Wu, Zhiyi Yang
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 21
Because of the resource constraints and high reliability requirement of Embedded Distributed System (EDS), some new fault-tolerance means, which are different from the traditional hardwareredundancy ones, should be studied. In this article, a fault-toleran...
The Research of an XML-based Grid Information Modelling and Retrieval System
Found in: Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on
By Haihui Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, Zhiyi Yang, Xiaojun Wu, Zhiwen Yu
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 346-349
To achieve the goal of grid computing, scalable and effective mechanisms for representing, managing, and retrieving diversiform grid information are required. This paper presents an XML-based Grid Information Management System (XGIMS), which implements gri...
A Database-Reduction-Based Algorithm for Episode Mining
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Computing Applications and Technologies, International Conference on
By Yunlan Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Peiqi Liu
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 123-127
Event Sequence arises naturally in many applications. Episode mining can discovery the knowledge hidden in the event sequence. Currently, the most influential algorithm for episode mining is WINEPI. However, it is likely to suffer from the tendency of gene...
An Application-Oriented On-Demand Scheduling Approach in the Computational Grid Environment
Found in: Grid and Cloud Computing, International Conference on
By Zhengxiong Hou, Xingshe Zhou, Yunlan Wang
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 66-70
There are many effective heuristic algorithms for scheduling in the computational grid, however most scheduling strategies have not consider how to effectively share abundant applications software, especially commercial applications software with limited l...
Grid Information Service Architecture in ChinaGrid
Found in: Grid and Cloud Computing, International Conference on
By Haihui Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, Zhiyi Yang, Xiaojun Wu, Yin Luo
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 307-310
Grid information service, a key component of grid, implements the management of grid system and its resources. This paper presents Grid Information Service Architecture (GISA2.0) that developed for ChinaGrid Support Platform (CGSP2.0). GISA2.0 is a service...
Campus Computational Grid oriented Resource Optimizing Management
Found in: Grid and Cooperative Computing Workshops, International Conference on
By Xingshe Zhou, Zhengxiong Hou, Yunlan Wang, Qiurang Liu, Tao Wang
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 54-57
Resource management is one of the crucial issues in the campus grid environment. In this paper, we propose a resources optimizing management scheme in the campus computational grid environment. The NPU Campus computational grid is introduced. Then, we prop...
Design and Implement a Fuzzy-Smith Control Notification Service Event Channel
Found in: Innovative Computing ,Information and Control, International Conference on
By Xiaoan Shi, Xingshe Zhou, Huaxin Yao
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 271-278
Notification Service Event Channel is sensitive to overload. The Event Channel may become overloaded during temporary traffic peaks when more requests arrive than the Event Service is designed for. We address the problem from the perspective: control the n...
Supporting Context-Aware Media Recommendations for Smart Phones
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Zhiwen Yu, Xingshe Zhou, Daqing Zhang, Chung-Yau Chin, Xiaohang Wang, Ji Men
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 68-75
A context-aware media recommendation platform, CoMeR, uses an N ? M-dimensional model and a hybrid processing approach to support media recommendation, adaptation, and delivery for smart phones.The essence of the model is that it considers context informat...
OD: A General Resource Scheduling Algorithm for Computational Grid*
Found in: Computer and Computational Sciences, International Multi-Symposiums on
By Tao Wang, Xingshe Zhou, Qiurang Liu, Zhiyi Yang, Zhaoqing Yang
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 644-647
Task Scheduling is a critical design issue of distributed computing. The emerging Grid computing infrastructure consists of heterogeneous resource in widely distributed autonomous domains, which makes task scheduling even more challenging. In this paper, a...
A Ubiquitous Personalized Multimedia Service Model Based on FSM
Found in: Information Technology: Coding and Computing, International Conference on
By Zhiwen Yu, Xingshe Zhou, Daqing Zhang, Artur Lugmayr, Zhiyong Yu
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 801-802
The ubiquitous computing environment and users' demand for multimedia personalization precipitate a need for ubiquitous personalized multimedia services (UPMSs). Delivering UPMSs is very complex because of diverse device capabilities, dynamic network chara...
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