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Quan Z. Sheng, Jian Yu, Schahram Dustdar (Eds.), Enabling Context-Aware Web Services: Methods, Architectures, and Technologies, CRC Press, February 2010.
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Quan Z. Sheng, Yongrui Qin, Lina Yao, and Boualem Benatallah (Eds.), Managing the Web of Things: Linking the Real World to the Web, Morgan Kaufmann, Elsevier, 2017 (to appear).
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   Athman Bouguettaya, Quan Z. Sheng, and Florian Daniel (Eds.), Web Services Foundations, Springer, June 2013, ISBN 978-1-4614-7517-0.
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Athman Bouguettaya, Quan Z. Sheng, and Florian Daniel (Eds.), Advanced Web Services, Springer, June 2013, ISBN 978-1-4614-7534-7.
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Selected Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Things of Interest Recommendation by Leveraging Heterogeneous Relations in the Internet of Things. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Xue Li. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Vol 16, No 2, p9, 2016. [PDF]
    (Top 10 Most Downloaded Articles in July 2016, ranked No 5)

  2. CloudArmor: Supporting Reputation-based Trust Management for Cloud Services. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Schahram Dustdar, and Anne H.H. Ngu. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol 27, No 2, pp 367-380, 2016. [PDF]
    (Top 50 Most Downloaded Articles in Feb 2016, ranked No 13)

  3. Mining Health Examination Records: A Graph-Based Approach. Ling Chen, Xue Li, Quan Z. Sheng, Wen-Chih Peng, John Bennett, Hsiao-Yun Hu, and Nicole Huang, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge Discovery and Engineering (TKDE), Vol 28, No 9, pp2423-2437, 2016. [PDF]
    (Top 50 Most Downloaded Articles in Aug 2016, ranked No 14)

  4. Diagnosis Code Assignment Using Sparsity-based Disease Correlation Embedding. Sen Wang, Xiaojun Chang, Xue Li, Guodong Long, Lina Yao, and Quan Z. Sheng. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge Discovery and Engineering (TKDE), 2016 (to appear)

  5. Novel Artificial Bee Colony Algorithms for QoS-Aware Service Selection. Xianzhi Wang, Xiaofei Xu, Quan Z. Sheng, Zhongjie Wang, and Lina Yao, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), 2016 (to appear).

  6. IoT Middleware: A Survey on Issues and Enabling Technologies. Anne H. H. Ngu, Mario Gutierrez, Vangelis Metsis, Surya Nepal, and Quan Z. Sheng, IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J), 2016 (to appear).

  7. Managing Trust in the Cloud: State-of-the-Art and Research Challenges. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, Zakaria Maamar, and Sherali Zeadally. IEEE Computer, Vol 49, No 2, pp 32-43, 2016. [PDF].
    Cover Feature article, Top 50 Most Downloaded Articles in Feb 2016

  8. A Service Computing Manifesto: The Next 10 Years. Athman Bouguettaya, Munindar Singh, Michael Huhns, Quan Z. Sheng, Hai Dong, Qi Yu, Azadeh Ghari-Neiat, Sajib Mistry, Boualem Benatallah, Brahim Medjahed, Mourad Ouzzani, Fabio Casati, Xumin Liu, Hongbing Wang, Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, Liang Chen, Surya Nepal, Zaki Malik, Abdelkarim Erradi, Yan Wang, Brian Blake, Schahram Dustdar, Frank Leymann, and Mike Papazoglou. Communications of the ACM (CACM), 2016 (to appear).

  9. The Uncertain Web: Concepts, Challenges, and Current Solutions. Djamal Benslimane, Quan Z. Sheng, Mahmoud Barhamgi, and Henri Prade. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Vol 16, No 1, p1, 2016.

  10. Unveiling Underlying Connections via Mining Human-Thing Interactions in Internet of Things. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu, Xue Li, and Boualem Benatallah. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), 2016 (to appear).

  11. Learning Multiple Diagnosis Codes for ICU Patients with Local Disease Correlation Mining. Sen Wang, Xue Li, Xiaojun Chang, Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, and Guodong Long. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), 2016 (to appear).

  12. Multi-Task Support Vector Machines for Feature Selection with Shared Knowledge Discovery. Sen Wang, Xiaojun Chang, Xue Li, Quan Z. Sheng,and Weitong Chen. Signal Processing, Elsevier, Vol 120, pp 746-753, 2016.

  13. Multi-Label Classification via Learning a Unified Object-Label Graph with Sparse Representation. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu, Byron Gao, Xue Li, and Sen Wang. World Wide Web Journal, Vol 19, No 6, pp 1125-1149, 2016.

  14. Efficient Computation of Distance Labeling for Decremental Updates in Large Dynamic Graphs. Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Lina Yao, and Simon Parkinson. World Wide Web Journal, 2016 (to appear).

  15. A Reference Architecture for Provisioning of Tools as a Service: Meta-Models, Ontologies and Design Elements. Muhammad Aufeef Chauhan, Muhammad Ali Babar, and Quan Z. Sheng, Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), Elsevier, 2016 (to appear).

  16. Personal Health Indexing based on Medical Examinations: A Data Mining Approach. Ling Chen, Xue Li, Yi Yang, Hanna Kurniawati, Quan Z. Sheng, Hsiao-Yun Hu, and Nicole Huang. Decision Support Systems (DSS), Elservier, Vol 81, pp 54-65, 2016.

  17. SNAF: An Effective Location Inference and Event Monitoring System for Twitter. Yihong Zhang, Claudia Szabo, Quan Z. Sheng, and Xiu Susie Fang. World Wide Web Journal, 2016 (to appear)

  18. GrandBase: Generating Actionable Knowledge from Big Data. Xiu Susie Fang, Quan Z. Sheng, Xianzhi Wang, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Yihong Zhang. International Journal on PSU Research Review, Emerald, 2017 (invited paper, appear)

  19. Compact Representation for Large-Scale Unconstrained Video Analysis. Sen Wang, Pingbo Pan, Guodong Long, Weitong Chen, Xue Li, and Quan Z. Sheng. World Wide Web Journal, Vol 19, No 2, pp 231-246, 2016.

  20. When Things Matter: A Survey on Data-Centric Internet of Things. Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J. Falkner, Schahram Dustdar, Hua Wang, and Athanasios V. Vasilakos. Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Elsevier, Vol 64, pp 137-153, 2016. [PDF]
    (Top 25 Most Downloaded Articles in May 2016, ranked No 4)

  21. Reduce or Remove: Individual Sensor Reliability Profiling and Data Cleaning. Yihong Zhang, Claudia Szabo, and Quan Z. Sheng. Intelligent Data Analysis, Vol 20, No 5, pp 979-995, 2016.

  22. S-ABC: A Paradigm of Service Domain-Oriented Artificial Bee Colony Algorithms for Service Selection and Composition. Xiaofei Xu, Zhizhong Liu, Zhongjie Wang, Quan Z. Sheng, Jian Yu, and Xianzhi Wang, Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), Elsevier, Vol 68, pp 304-319, 2017.

  23. Efficient Pattern Matching for Large Graphs with Multi-Label Nodes. Ali Shemshadi, Quan Z. Sheng. and Yongrui Qin, Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier, Vol 109, pp 256-265, 2016.

  24. From Big Data to Big Service. Xiaofei Xu, Quan Z. Sheng, Liang-Jie Zhang, Yushun Fan, and Schahram Dustdar. IEEE Computer, Vol 48, No 7, pp 80-83, July 2015. [PDF]
    (Top 50 Most Downloaded Articles in July 2015, ranked No 7)

  25. Web-based Management of the Internet of Things. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, and Schahram Dustdar. IEEE Internet Computing, Vol 19, No 4, pp 60-67, July/August, 2015. [PDF]
    (Top 50 Most Downloaded Articles in July 2015, ranked No 3)

  26. Matching over Linked Data Streams in the Internet of Things. Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, and Edward Curry. IEEE Internet Computing, Vol 19 No 3, pp 21-27, May/June 2015. [PDF]
    (Top 50 Most Downloaded Articles in July 2015, ranked No 38)

  27. A Cloud-Friendly RFID Trajectory Clustering Algorithm in Uncertain Environments. Yanbo Wu, Hong Shen, and Quan Z. Sheng. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol 26, No 8, pp 2075-2088, 2015. [PDF]
    (Top 50 Most Downloaded Articles in July 2015, ranked No 39)

  28. Efficiently Managing Uncertain Data in RFID Sensor Networks. Jiangang Ma, Quan Z. Sheng, Dong Xie, Jen Min Chuah, and Yongrui Qin. World Wide Web Journal, Vol 18, No 4, pp 819-844, 2015.

  29. Unified Collaborative and Content-Based Web Service Recommendation. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu, Jian Yu, and Aviv Segev. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), Vol 8, No 3, pp 453-466, 2015. [PDF]
    (Top 50 Most Downloaded Articles in July 2015, ranked No 9)

  30. Model-Driven Development of Adaptive Web Service Processes with Aspects and Rules. Jian Yu, Quan Z. Sheng, Joshua K.Y. Swee, Jun Han, Chengfei Liu, and Talal H. Noor. Journal of Computer and System Sciences (JCSS), Elservier, Vol 81, No 3, pp 533-552, 2015.

  31. A Simulation Method for Effective Social Network Analysis. Rui Zeng, Quan Z. Sheng, and Lina Yao. Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM), Springer, Vol 5, No 1, 2015.

  32. Structured Streaming Skeleton: A New Feature for Online Human Gesture Recognition. Xin Zhao, Xue Li, Chaoyi Pang, Quan Z. Sheng, Sen Wang, and Mao Ye. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM), Vol 11, No 1s, p22, 2014. [PDF]

  33. Web Service Compositions with Fuzzy Preferences: A Graded Dominance Relationship Based Approach. Karim Benouaret, Djamal Benslimane, Allel Hadjali, Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Vol 13, No 4, p 12, July 2014. [PDF]

  34. Analysis of Web-Scale Cloud Services. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Schahram Dustdar. IEEE Internet Computing, Vol 18, No 4, pp 55-61, 2014. [PDF]

  35. Building Sustainable Parking Lots with the Web of Things. Sujith S. Matthew, Yacine Atif, Quan Z. Sheng, and Zakaria Maamar. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (PUC), Vol 18, No 4, pp 895-907, 2014. [PDF]

  36. The Network-based Business Process. Ejub Kajan, Noura Faci, Zakaria Maamar, Alfred Loo, Aldina Pljaskovic, and Quan Z. Sheng. IEEE Internet Computing, Vol 18, No 2, pp 63-69, 2014. [PDF]

  37. Commitments to Regulate Social Web Services Operation. Zakaria Maamar, Noura Faci, Khouloud Boukadi, Quan Z. Sheng, and Lina Yao. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), Vol 7, No 2, pp 154-167, 2014. [PDF]

  38. A Block-Aware Hybrid Data Dissemination with Hotspot Elimination in Wireless Sensor Networks. Wenjia Niu, Gang Li, Endong Tong, Quan Z. Sheng, Qian Li, Yue Hu, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, and Li Guo. Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Elsevier, Vol 44, pp 120-133, September 2014.

  39. Science in the Cloud: Allocation and Execution of Data-Intensive Scientific Workflows. Claudia Szabo, Quan Z. Sheng, Trent Kroeger, Yihong Zhang, and Jian Yu. Journal of Grid Computing (JGC), Springer, Vol 12, No 2, pp 245-264, 2014.

  40. Web Services Composition: A Decade's Overview. Quan Z. Sheng, Xiaoqiang Qiao, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Claudia Szabo, Scott Bourne, and Xiaofei Xu. Information Sciences, Vol 280, pp 218-238, October 2014. [PDF]
    (One Most Downloaded IS Article in Jan 2015)

  41. The Ethical and Social Implications of Personalization Technologies for e-Learning. Helen Ashman, Tim Brailsford, Alexandra Cristea, Quan Z. Sheng, Craig Stewart, Elaine Toms, and Vincent Wade. Information & Management (IM), Elservier, Vol 51, No 6, pp 819-832, 2014. [PDF]

  42. Behavior Modeling and Automated Verification of Web Services. Quan Z. Sheng, Zakaria Maamar, Lina Yao, Claudia Szabo, and Scott Bourne. Information Sciences, Vol 258, pp 416-433, 2014 [PDF].

  43. Modeling Object Flows from Distributed and Federated RFID Data Streams for Efficient Tracking and Tracing. Yanbo Wu, Quan Z. Sheng, Hong Shen, and Sherali Zeadally. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol 24, No 10, pp 2036-2045, 2013. [PDF, Sup]

  44. Trust Management of Services in Cloud Environments: Obstacles and Solutions. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, Sherali Zeadally, Jian Yu. ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Vol 46, No 1, p 12, 2013. [PDF]

  45. When Clouds Start Socializing: The Sky Model. Said Elnaffar, Zakaria Maamar, and Quan Z. Sheng. International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR), Vol 9 No 2, pp1-7, 2013.

  46. Bootstrapping Ontologies for Web Services. Aviv Segev and Quan Z. Sheng. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), Vol 5, No 1, pp 33-44, 2012 [PDF].

  47. A Semantically Enhanced Service Repository for User-Centric Service Discovery and Management. Jian Yu, Quan Z. Sheng, Jun Han, Yanbo Wu, and Chengfei Liu. Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE), Vol 72, No 1, pp 202-218, 2012. [PDF]

  48. Achieving High Availability of Web Services Based on a Particle Filtering Approach. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, and Zakaria Maamar. International Journal of Next-Generation Computing, Vol 3, No 2, 2012. [PDF]

  49. A Synergy Between Context-Aware Policies and AOP to Achieve Highly Adaptable Web Services. H. Yahyaoui, A. Mourad, M. Almullah, Lina Yao, and Quan Z. Sheng. Service Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA), Springer, Vol 6, No 4, pp 379-392, 2012.

  50. Towards an Approach for Weaving Preferences into Web Services Operation. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Yacine Atif, Sujith S. Mathew, and Khouloud Boukadi. Journal of Software, Vol 7, No 7, pp 1429-1439, 2012.

  51. Facilitating Efficient Object Tracking in Large-Scale Traceability Networks. Yanbo Wu, Quan Z. Sheng, Damith Ranasinghe. The Computer Journal, Oxford (CompJ), Vol 54, No 12, pp 2053-2071, 2011. [PDF].

  52. RFID Enabled Traceability Networks: A Survey. Yanbo Wu, Damith Ranasinghe, Quan Z. Sheng, Sherali Zeadally, and Jian Yu. Distributed and Parallel Databases, Springer (DAPD), Vol 29, No 5-6, pp 397-443, 2011. [PDF].

  53. A Petri-Net Approach to Analyzing Behavioral Compatibility and Similarity of Web Services. Xitong Li, Yushun Fan, Quan Z. Sheng, Zakaria Maamar, and Hongwei Zhu. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, Cybernetics: Systems, Vol 41, No 3, pp 510-521, 2011 [PDF].

  54. TMS-RFID: Temporal Management of Large-Scale RFID Applications. Xue Li, Jing Liu, Quan Z. Sheng, Sherali Zeadally, and Weicai Zhong. Information Systems Frontiers (ISF), Springer, Vol 13, No 4, pp 481-500, 2011. [PDF].

  55. Ambient Things on the Web. Sujith S. Mathew, Yacine Atif, Quan Z. Sheng, and Zakaria Maamar. Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks, Vol 1, No 1, pp 1-8, 2010.

  56. Separating Operational and Control Behaviors: A New Approach to Web Services Modeling. Quan Z. Sheng, Zakaria Maamar, Hamdi Yahyaoui, Jamal Bentahar, and Khouloud Boukadi. IEEE Internet Computing, Vol 14, No 3, pp 68-76, 2010 [PDF].

  57. Techniques on Developing Context-Aware Web Services. Quan Z. Sheng, Jian Yu, Aviv Segev, and Kewen Liao. International Journal of Web Information Systems (IJWIS), Vol 6, No 3, pp 185-202, 2010.

  58. Ubiquitous RFID: Where Are We? Quan Z. Sheng, Sherali Zeadally, Zongwei Luo, Jen-Yao Chung, and Zakaria Maamar. Information Systems Frontiers (ISF), Springer, Vol 12, No 5, pp 485-490, 2010.

  59. Semantic-based Mashup of Composite Applications. Anne H.H. Ngu, Michael P. Carlson, Quan Z. Sheng, and Hye-young Paik. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), Vol 3, No 1, pp 2-15, 2010 [PDF].

  60. A Pattern-based Approach to Protocol Mediation for Web Services Composition. Xitong Li, Yushun Fan, Stuart Madnick, and Quan Z. Sheng. Information and Software Technology (IST), Elsevier, Vol 52, No 3, pp 304-323, March 2010 [PDF].

  61. RFID Infrastructure Design: A Case Study of Two Australian RFID Projects. John P.T. Mo, Quan Z. Sheng, Xue Li, Sherali Zeadally. IEEE Internet Computing, Vol 13 No 1. pp 14-21. Jan/Feb 2009. [PDF]

  62. Configurable Composition and Adaptive Provisioning of Web Services. Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah, Zakaria Maamar, Anne H.H. Ngu. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), Vol 2 No 1. pp 34-49. January-March, 2009 [PDF].

  63. Towards An Approach to Sustain Web Services High-Availability Using Communities of Web Services. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Samir Tata, Djamal Benslimane, and Mohamed Sellami. International Journal of Web Information Systems (IJWIS), Vol 5, No 1, pp 32-55. March 2009.

  64. Web Services Interactions: Analysis, Modeling, and Management. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Djamal Benslimane, and Hamdi Yahyaoui. International Journal on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (IJSEKE), World Scientific Publishing Co., Vol 18 No 2, pp 179-198, March 2008.

  65. Enabling Next-Generation RFID Applications: Solutions and Challenges. Quan Z. Sheng, Xue Li, Sherali Zeadally. IEEE Computer, Vol 41 No 9, pp 21-28, September 2008. [PDF]

  66. User-Centric Services Provisioning in Wireless Environments. Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah, and Zakaria Maamar. Communications of the ACM (CACM), Vol 51 No 11, pp 130-135. November 2008. [PDF]

  67. A Three-Level Enterprise-Architecture Based on Web Services. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, and Leon Joloian. Enterprise Architecture Special Issue, Cutter IT Journal, Vol. 10, No. 10, 2007.

  68. Facilitating the Rapid Development and Scalable Orchestration of Composite Web Services,Boualem Benatallah, Marlon Dumas, Quan Z. Sheng  Distributed and Parallel Databases, An International Journal (DAPD), Springer, Vol 17 No 1, pp 5-37, January 2005.  

  69. On Composite Web Services Provisioning in an Environment of Fixed and Mobile Computing Resources, Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah, Information Technology and Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 251-270. Vol 5, No 3-4, 2004.

  70. A Three-Level Specification Approach for an Environment of Software Agents and Web Services,Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah, Ghazi Alkhatib, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Elsevier Science Publisher, pp 214-231, Vol 3, No 3, 2004. [PDF]

  71. The Self-Serv Environment for Web Services Composition, Boualem Benatallah, Quan Z. Sheng, Marlon Dumas, Jan/Feb, 2003, IEEE Internet Computing. Vol 7 No 1, pp 40-48. [PDF]

  72. Towards a Conversation-driven Composition of Web Services, Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah, Web Intelligence and Agent Systems: An International Journal (WIAS), IOS Press, ISSN 1570-1263, Vol 2(2), 2004.

  73. Study on Image Processing for Video-Based Traffic Measurement and Vehicle Classification., Yan Q. Zhu and Quan Z. Sheng. Road & Transport Research, Vol 11, No 2,pp 42-49, June 2002. ARRB TR.

  74. Overview of some Patterns for Building and Managing Composite Web Services, Boualem Benatallah, Marlon Dumas, Fethi Rabhi, Marie Fauvet, Quan Z. Sheng, ACM SIGecom Exchanges, 3(3) 9-18, August 2002, ACM Press.

  75. Combining Multi-Visual Features for Efficient Indexing in A Large Image Database, Anne H.H. Ngu, Quan Z. Sheng, Du Huynh, Ron Lei.  VLDB Journal, Vol 9, No 4, pp 279-293, March 2001. [PDF, the system was also demonstrated at SIGMOD2003.]

Selected Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Detecting Duplicate Posts in Programming QA Communities via Latent Semantics and Association Rules. Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Ermyas Abebe, and Jey Han Lau. The 26th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2017), Perth, Australia, April 3-7, 2017.
  2. Improved Object and Event Monitoring on Twitter Through Lexical Analysis and User Profiling. Yihong Zhang, Claudia Szabo, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 17th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2016). Shanghai, China, November 7-10, 2016.

  3. Learning-based SPARQL Query Performance Modeling and Predication. Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Kerry L. Taylor, Yongrui Qin, and Lina Yao. The 17th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2016). Shanghai, China, November 7-10, 2016.

  4. Truth Discovery via Exploiting Implications from Multi-Source Data. Xianzhi Wang, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Xue Li, Xiu Susie Fang, Xiaofei Xu, and Boualem Benatallah. The 25th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28, 2016.

  5. Empowering Truth Discovery with Multi-Truth Prediction. Xianzhi Wang, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Xue Li, Xiu Susie Fang, Xiaofei Xu, and Boualem Benatallah. The 25th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28, 2016.

  6. Efficient Orthogonal Non-negative Matrix Factorization over Stiefel Manifold. Wei Emma Zhang, Mingkui Tan, Quan Z. Sheng, Qinfeng Shi, and Lina Yao. The 25th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28, 2016.

  7. Forecasting Seasonal and Trending Time Series Using Weighted Gradient RBF Network based an Autoregressive Model. Wenjie Ruan, Quan Z. Sheng, Peipei Xu, Nguyen Khoi Tran, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Xue Li, and Wei Emma Zhang. The 25th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28, 2016 (short paper).

  8. Recovering Missing Values in Noisy Sensory Data Using Robust Tensor Completion. Wenjie Ruan, Peipei Xu, Quan Z. Sheng, Nguyen Khoi Tran, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Xue Li, and Wei Emma Zhang. The 25th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28, 2016 (short paper).

  9. Uncovering Locally Discriminative Structure for Feature Analysis. Sen Wang, Feiping Nie, Xiaojun Chang, Xue Li, Quan Z. Sheng, and Lina Yao. The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2016). Riva del Garda, Italy, September 19-23, 2016.

  10. AudioGest: Enabling Fine-Grained Hand Gesture Detection by Decoding Echo Signals. Wenjie Ruan, Quan Z. Sheng, Lei Yang, Tao Gu, Peipei Xu, and Longfei Shangguan. The 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2016). Heidelberg, Germany, 12-16 September, 2016.

  11. Learning from Less for Better: Semi-Supervised Activity Recognition via Shared Structures Discovery. Lina Yao, Feiping Nie, Quan Z. Sheng, Tao Gu, Xue Li, and Sen Wang. The 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2016). Heidelberg, Germany, 12-16 September, 2016.

  12. Approximate Semantic Matching Over Linked Data Streams. Yongrui Qin, Lina Yao, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 27th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2016). Porto, Portugal, 5-8 September, 2016.

  13. ThingSeek: A Crawler and Search Engine for the Internet of Things. Ali Shemshadi, Quan Z. Sheng, and Yongrui Qin. The 39th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2016). System Demo, Pisa, Italy, July 17-21, 2016

  14. PLMwsp: A Probabilistic Latent Model for Web Service QoS Prediction. Bobaker M. A. Madi, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Yongrui Qin, and Xianzhi Wang. The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2016). San Francisco, USA, June 27-July 2, 2016.

  15. Identification as a Service: Large-Scale Cloud Service Discovery Over the World Wide Web. Abdullah Alfazi, Quan Z. Sheng, Wei Emma Zhang, Lina Yao, and Talal H. Noor. The 5th IEEE International Congress on Big Data. San Francisco, USA, June 27-July 2, 2016.

  16. Device-Free Indoor Localization and Tracking through Human-Object Interactions. Wenjie Ruan, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Tao Gu, Michele Ruta, and Longfei Shangguan. The 17th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM 2016), Coimbra, Portugal, June 21-24, 2016.

  17. SECF: Improving SPAQL Querying Performance with Proactive Fetching and Caching. Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Kerry Taylor, Yongrui Qin, Lina Yao, Ali Shemshadi. The 31st ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2016), Pisa, Italy, April 4-8, 2016.

  18. HOI-Loc: Towards Unobstructive Human Localization with Probabilistic Multi-Sensor Fusion. Wenjie Ruan, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Lei Yang, and Tao Gu. The 14th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2016), Work-in-Progress Track, Sydney, Australia, March 14-18, 2016.

  19. PreventDark: Automatically Detecting and Preventing Problematic Use of Smartphones in Darkness. Wenjie Ruan, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Khoi Nguyen Tran, and Yu Chieh Yang. The 14th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2016), Demo Track, Sydney, Australia, March 14-18, 2016.

  20. Unobtrusive Posture Recognition via Online Learning of Multi-Dimensional RFID Received Signal Strength. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Wenjie Ruan, Xue Li, Sen Wang, and Zhi Yang. The 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2015), Melbourne, Australia, December 14-17, 2015.

  21. An Estimation Maximization based Approach for Finding Reliable Sensors in Environmental Sensing Data. Yihong Zhang, Claudia Szabo, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2015), Melbourne, Australia, December 14-17, 2015.

  22. Efficient Algorithms for Scheduling XML Data in Wireless Broadcast Environments. Yongrui Qin, Hua Wang, Ji Zhang, Xiaohui Tao, Wei Emma Zhang, Kerry Taylor, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2015), Melbourne, Australia, December 14-17, 2015.

  23. Freedom: Online Activity Recognition via Dictionary-based Sparse Representation of RFID Sensing Data. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Xue Li, Sen Wang, Tao Gu, Wenjie Ruan, and Wan Zou. The 15th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2015). Atlantic, NJ, USA, November 14-17, 2015.

  24. ECS: A Framework for Diversified and Relevant Searching for the Internet of Things. Ali Shemshadi, Lina Yao, Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, and Yihong Zhang. The 16th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2015). Miami, Florida, November 1-3, 2015.

  25. Classifying Perspectives on Twitter: Immediate Observation, Affection, and Speculation. Yihong Zhang, Claudia Szabo, Quan Z. Sheng, and Xiu Susie Fang. The 16th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2015). Miami, Florida, November 1-3, 2015.

  26. Sense and Focus: Towards Effective Location Inference and Event Monitoring on Twitter. Yihong Zhang, Claudia Szabo, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 16th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2015). Miami, Florida, November 1-3, 2015.

  27. An Integrated Bayesian Approach for Effective Multi-Truth Discovery. Xianzhi Wang, Quan Z. Sheng, Xiu Susie Fang, Lina Yao, Xiaofei Xu, and Xue Li. The 24th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2015). Melbourne, Australia, October 19-23, 2015.

  28. Approximate Truth Discovery via Problem Scale Reduction. Xianzhi Wang, Quan Z. Sheng, Xiu Susie Fang, Xue Li, Xiaofei Xu, and Lina Yao. The 24th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2015). Melbourne, Australia, October 19-23, 2015.

  29. Unsupervised Feature Analysis with Class Margin Optimization. Sen Wang, Feiping Nie, Xiaojun Chang, Lina Yao, Xue Li, Quan Z. Sheng. The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2015). Porto, Portugal, September 7-11, 2015

  30. Context-aware Point-of-Interest Recommendation Using Tensor Factorization with Social Regularization. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Yongrui Qin, Xianzhi Wang, and Ali Shemshadi. The 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2015). Santiago, Chile, August 9-13, 2015.

  31. Ontology-based Automatic Cloud Service Categorization for Enhancing Cloud Service Discovery. Abdullah Alfazi, Quan Z. Sheng, Yongrui Qin, and Talal H. Noor. The 19th IEEE International EDOC Conference (EDOC 2015). Adelaide, Australia, September 21-25, 2015.

  32. Synthesis of Artifact Lifecycles from Activity-Centric Process Models. Naga Jyothi Kunchala, Jian Yu, Quan Z. Sheng, Yanbo Han, and Sira Yongchareon. The 19th IEEE International EDOC Conference (EDOC 2015). Adelaide, Australia, September 21-25, 2015.

  33. Controlling Web 2.0 Applications in the Workplace. Zakaria Maamar, Vanilson Buregio, Noura Faci, Djamal Benslimane, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 19th IEEE International EDOC Conference (EDOC 2015). Adelaide, Australia, September 21-25, 2015.

  34. RF-Care: Device-Free Posture Monitoring of Elderly People Using a Passive RFID Tag Array. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Wenjie Ruan, Tao Gu, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Xue Li, and Zhi Yang. The 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2015). Coimbra, Portugal, July 22-24, 2015.

  35. TagFall: Towards Device-Free, Fine-Grained Fall Detection based on UHF Passive RFID Tags. Wenjie Ruan, Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Xue Li, and Tao Gu. The 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2015). Coimbra, Portugal, July 22-24, 2015.

  36. Service Recommendation for Mashup Composition with Implicit Correlation Regularization. Lina Yao, Xianzhi Wang, Quan Z. Sheng, Wenjie Ruan, and Wei Emma Zhang. The 22nd IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2015). New York, USA, June 27-July 2, 2015.

  37. Managing Configurable Business Process as a Service to Satisfy Client Transactional Requirements. Scott Bourne, Claudia Szabo, Quan Z. Sheng. The 12th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2015). New York, USA, June 27-July 2, 2015.

  38. A Reference Architecture for a Cloud-based Tools as a Service Space. Muhammad Aufeef Chauhan, Muhammad Ali Babar, Quan Z. Sheng. The 12th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2015). New York, USA, June 27-July 2, 2015.

  39. Batch Matching of Conjunctive Triple Patterns over Linked Data Streams in the Internet of Things. Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Ali Shemshadi, and Edward Curry. The 27th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM 2015). San Diego, California, USA, June 29-July 1, 2015.

  40. Ontology Augmentation via Attribute Extraction from Multiple Types of Sources. Xiu Susie Fang, Xianzhi Wang, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 26th Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2015). Melbourne, Australia, June 4-6, 2015.

  41. Identifying and Caching Hot Triples for Efficient RDF Query Processing. Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Kerry Taylor, and Yongrui Qin. The 20th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2015). Hanoi, Vietnam, April 20-23, 2015.

  42. SIEF: Efficiently Answering Distance Queries for Failure Prone Graphs. Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, and Wei Emma Zhang. The 18th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2015). Brussels, Belgium, March 23-27, 2015.

  43. Mining Personal Health Index from Annual Geriatric Medical Examinations. Ling Chen, Xue Li, Sen Wang, Hsiao-Yun Hu, Nicole Huang, Quan Z. Sheng, and Mohamed Sharif. The 14th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2014). Shenzhen, China, December 14-17, 2014.

  44. Towards Ontology-Enhanced Cloud Services Discovery. Abdullah Alfazi, Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, and Yong Xu. The 10th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA 2014). Guilin, China, December 19-21, 2014.

  45. TagTrack: Device-free Localization and Tracking Using Passive RFID Tags. Wenjie Ruan, Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, and Xue Li. The 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2014). London, UK, December 2-5, 2014.

  46. ThingsNavi: Finding Most Related Things via Multi-Dimensional Modeling of Human-Thing Interactions. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, and Anne H.H. Ngu. The 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2014). London, UK, December 2-5, 2014.

  47. Handling Irreconcilable Mismatches in Web Services Mediation. Xiaoqiang Qiao, Quan Z. Sheng, and Wei Chen. The 12th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2014). Paris, France, November 3-6, 2014.

  48. TL-VIEWS: A Tool for Temporal Logic Verification of Transactional Behavior of Web Service Compositions. Scott Bourne, Claudia Szabo, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 12th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2014), System Demo. Paris, France, November 3-6, 2014.

  49. Towards Efficient Dissemination of Linked Data in the Internet of Things. Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Ali Shemshadi, and Edward Curry. The 23rd ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014). Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014.

  50. Indexing Linked Data in a Wireless Broadcast System with 3D Hilbert Space-Filling Curves. Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Wei Emma Zhang, and Hua Wang. The 23rd ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014). Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014.

  51. Exploring Tag-Free RFID-based Passive Localization and Tracking via Learning-based Probabilistic Approaches. Lina Yao, Wenjie Ruan, Quan Z. Sheng, Xue Li, and Nickolas J.G. Falkner. The 23rd ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014). Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014.

  52. Keeping You in the Loop: Enabling Web-based Things Management in the Internet of Things. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Byron Gao. The 23rd ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014), System Demo. Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014.

  53. Managing Uncertainties in RFID Applications: A Survey. Dong Xie, Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, and Yong Xu. The 11th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2014). Guangzhou, China, November 5-7, 2014.

  54. A Decremental Search Approach for Large Scale Dynamic Ridesharing. Ali Shemshadi, Quan Z. Sheng, and Wei Emma Zhang. The 15th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2014). Thessaloniki, Greece, October 12-14, 2014.

  55. Cleaning Environmental Sensing Data Streams based on Individual Sensor Reliability. Yihong Zhang, Claudia Szabo, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 15th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2014). Thessaloniki, Greece, October 12-14, 2014.

  56. Keyword Search over Web Documents based on Earth Mover's Distance. Jiangang Ma, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Yong Xu, and Ali Shemshadi. The 15th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2014). Thessaloniki, Greece, October 12-14, 2014.

  57. Exploring Recommendations in Internet of Things. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu, Helen Ashman, and Xue Li. The 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia, July 6-11, 2014.

  58. ServiceXplorer: A Similarity-based Web Service Search Engine. Anne H.H. Ngu, Jiangang Ma, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, and Scott Julian. The 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2014), System Demo. Gold Coast, Australia, July 6-11, 2014.

  59. A Model for Discovering Correlations of Ubiquitous Things. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Byron Gao, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Xue Li. The 13th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2013). Dallas, Texas, USA, December 7-10, 2013.

  60. CloudArmor: A Platform for Credibility-based Trust Management of Cloud Services. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu, Abdullah Alfazi, and Jeriel Law. The 22nd ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013), System Demo. San Francisco, CA, USA, October 27-November 1, 2013.

  61. Online Human Gesture Recognition from Motion Data Streams. Xin Zhao, Xue Li, Chaoyi Pang, Xiaofeng Zhu, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 21st ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM 2013). Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain, October 21-25, 2013. [Nomination for the Best Paper Award, PDF]

  62. A Framework for Processing Uncertain RFID Data in Supply Chain Management. Dong Xie, Quan Z. Sheng, Jiangang Ma, Yun Cheng, Yongrui Qin, and Rui Zeng. The 14th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2013). Nanjing, China, October 13-15, 2013.

  63. Verifying Transactional Requirements of Web Service Compositions with Temporal Logic Templates. Scott Bourne, Claudia Szabo, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 14th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2013). Nanjing, China, October 13-15, 2013.

  64. Effectively Delivering XML Information in Periodic Broadcast Environments. Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, Muntazir Mehdi, Hua Wang, and Dong Xie. The 24th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2013). Prague, Czech Republic, August 26-30, 2013.

  65. Detecting Occasional Reputation Attacks on Cloud Services. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, and Abdullah Alfazi. The 13th International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE 2013). Aalborg, Denmark, July 8-12, 2013.

  66. CSCE: A Crawler Engine for Cloud Services Discovery on the World Wide Web. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, Abdullah Alfazi, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Jeriel Law. The 20th IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2013). Santa Clara Marriott, CA, USA, June 27 to July 2, 2013.

  67. Recommending Web Services via Collaborative Filtering with Content-based Features. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Aviv Segev, and Jian Yu. The 20th IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2013). Santa Clara Marriott, CA, USA, June 27 to July 2, 2013.

  68. Correlation Discovery of Web of Things. Lina Yao and Quan Z. Sheng. The 22nd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2013). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 13-17, 2013.

  69. Reputation Attacks Detection for Effective Trust Assessment among Cloud Services. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, and Abdullah Alfazi. The 12th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom 2013). Melbourne, Australia, July 16-18, 2013.

  70. Towards an Efficient Sales Pitch with the Web of Things. Sujith Mathew, Yacine Atif, Quan Z. Sheng, and Zakaria Maamar. The 10th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2013). Coventry, UK, September 11-13, 2013

  71. Exploiting Latent Relevance for Relational Learning of Ubiquitous Things. Lina Yao and Quan Z. Sheng. The 21st ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012). Maui, Hawaii, USA. October 29 to November 2, 2012.

  72. A Tag-Centric Discriminative Model for Web Objects Classification. Lina Yao and Quan Z. Sheng. The 21st ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012). Maui, Hawaii, USA. October 29 to November 2, 2012.

  73. Modeling Sovereign RFID Data Streams in Collaborative Traceable Networks. Yanbo Wu, Quan Z. Sheng, Rui Zeng, and Jiangang Ma. The 13th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2012). Paphos, Cyprus, November 28-30, 2012.

  74. A Unified Framework for Distributed Managing Uncertain Data in RFID Traceability Networks. Jiangang Ma, Quan Z. Sheng, Damith Ranasinghe, Jen Min Chuah, and Yanbo Wu. The 13th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2012). Paphos, Cyprus, November 28-30, 2012.

  75. Towards a User-Centric Social Approach to Web Services Composition, Execution, and Monitoring. Zakaria Maamar, Noura Faci, Quan Z. Sheng, and Lina Yao. The 13th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2012). Paphos, Cyprus, November 28-30, 2012.

  76. WS-Finder: A Framework for Similarity Search of Web Services. Jiangang Ma, Quan Z. Sheng, Kewen Liao, Yanchun Zhang, and Anne H.H. Ngu. The 10th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2012). Shanghai, China, November 12-16, 2012.

  77. Ensuring Well-Formed Conversations Between Control and Operational Behaviors of Web Services. Scott Bourne, Claudia Szabo, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 10th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2012). Shanghai, China, November 12-16, 2012.

  78. PerCAS: An Approach to Enabling Dynamic and Personalized Adaptation for Context-Aware Services. Jian Yu, Jun Han, Quan Z. Sheng, and Steven O. Gunarso. The 10th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2012). Shanghai, China, November 12-16, 2012.

  79. PeerTrack: A Platform for Tracking and Tracing Objects in Large-Scale Traceability Networks. Yanbo Wu, Quan Z. Sheng, Damith Ranasinghe, and Lina Yao. The 15th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2012). Berlin, Germany, March 26-30, 2012.

  80. Discovery and Cataloging of Deep Web Sources. Chelsea Hicks, Matthew Scheffer, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 13th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI 2012), Las Vegas, USA, 8-10 August 2012.

  81. Credibility-based Trust Management for Services in Cloud Environments. Talal H. Noor and Quan Z. Sheng. The 9th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2011). Paphos, Cyprus, December 5-8, 2011.

  82. Particle Filtering based Availability Prediction for Web Services. Lina Yao and Quan Z. Sheng. The 9th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2011). Paphos, Cyprus, December 5-8, 2011.

  83. Trust as a Service: A Framework for Trust Management in Cloud Environments. Talal H. Noor and Quan Z. Sheng. The 12th International Conference on Web and Information Systems (WISE 2011). Sydney, Australia, October 11-14, 2011.

  84. Web of Things: Description, Discovery and Integration. Sujith S. Mathew, Yacine Atif, Quan Z. Sheng, and Zakaria Maamar. The 2011 IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings 2011), Dalian, China, October 19-22, 2011.

  85. P2P Object Tracking in the Internet of Things. Yanbo Wu, Quan Z. Sheng, and Damith Ranasinghe. The 40th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2011), Taipei, Taiwan, September 13-16, 2011.

  86. Tracing Moving Objects in Internet-based RFID Networks. Yanbo Wu, Quan Z. Sheng, and Damith Ranasinghe. The 7th International Symposium on Web and Mobile Information Systems, WAMIS 2011. Singapore, March 22-25, 2011.

  87. Towards Context-adaptable Web Service Policies. Hamdi Yahyaoui, Lijuan Wang, A. Mourad, M. Almullah, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 8th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2011), Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, September 19-21, 2011.

  88. Model-Driven Development of Adaptive Service-Based Systems with Aspects and Rules. Jian Yu, Quan Z. Sheng, and Kheng Y. Swee. The 11th International Conference on Web and Information Systems (WISE 2010). Hong Kong, China, December 12-14, 2010.  [PDF]

  89. Enabling Scalable RFID Traceability Networks. Quan Z. Sheng, Yanbo Wu, and Damith Ranasinghe. The 24th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2010). Perth, Australia, April 20-23, 2010.

  90. From Communities of Web Services to Marts of Composite Web Services. Zakaria Maamar, Leandro K. Wives, Ghzi Al-Khatib, Quan Z. Sheng, Antonio R. Vitt, and Djamal Benslimane. The 24th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2010). Perth, Australia, April 20-23, 2010.

  91. Towards a User-Centric Visual Semantic Service Browser. Jian Yu, Quan Z. Sheng, and Paolo Falcarin. The 24th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2010). Perth, Australia, April 20-23 2010.

  92. On the Synchronization of Web Services Interactions. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Hamdi Yahyaoui, Khouloud Boukadi, and Xitong Li. The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2009), Bradford, UK, May 26-29, 2009

  93. ContextServ: A Platform for Rapid and Flexible Development of Context-Aware Web Services. Quan Z. Sheng, Sam Pohlenz, Jian Yu, Hoi Sim Wong, Anne H.H. Ngu, and Zakaria Maamar. The 31st International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2009), Vancouver, Canada, May 16-24, 2009. [PDF, PPT]

  94. A User-Centric Mobile Service Creation Approach Converging Telco and IT Services. Jian Yu, Paolo Falcarin, Jose M. del Alamo, Juergen Sienet, Quan Z. Sheng, and Jose F. Mejia. The 8th International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2009), Dalian, China. June 27-28, 2009.

  95. XDM: Compatible Service Repository for User-Centric Service Creation and Discovery. Jian Yu, Paolo Falcarin, Sancho Rego, Isabel Ordas, Eduardo Martins, Quan Sun, Rubaon Trapero, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 7th IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2009), Los Angeles, CA, USA. July 6-10, 2009.

  96. Compatibility Checking of Heterogeneous Web Service Policies Using VDM++, Quan Z. Sheng, Jian Yu, Zakaria Maamar, Wei Jiang, and Xitong Li. The 4th 2009 IEEE Congress on Services (Services 2009), Los Angeles, CA, USA. July 6-10, 2009.

  97. Robust Web Services Provisioning Through On-Demand Replication. Quan Z. Sheng, Zakaria Maamar, Jian Yu, and Anne H.H. Ngu. The 8th International Conference on Information Systems Technology and Its Applications (ISTA 2009), Sydney, Australia, April 21-24, 2009.

  98. Significance-Based Failure and Interference Detection in Data Streams. Nickolas J.G. Falkner and Quan Z. Sheng. The 20th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2009), Linz, Austria. August 31- September 4, 2009. [PDF]

  99. Ontology Construction for Web Services. Aviv Segev and Quan Z. Sheng. Workshop on Ontology Patterns (WOP 2009), held together with the 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2009), Washington D.C., USA. October 25-29, 2009.

  100. Smart Adelaide Guide: A Context-Aware Web Application. Kewen Liao, Quan Z. Sheng, Jian Yu, and Hoi S. Wong. The 11th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS 2009). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 14-16 2009. [Winner and Champion of the inaugural Web Application Competition at iiWAS 2009.]

  101. A New Approach to Model Web Services Behaviors based on Synchronization. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Hamdi Yahyaoui, Khouloud Boukadi. The Fifth IEEE International Symposium on Frontiers of Information Systems and Network Applications (FINA 2009), Bradford, UK, May 26-29, 2009

  102. Weaving Business Processes and Rules: A Petri Net Approach. Jian Yu, Quan Z. Sheng, Paolo Falcarin, and Manurizio Morisio. The 8th International Conference on Information Systems Technology and Its Applications (ISTA 2009), Sydney, Australia, April 21-24, 2009.

  103. A P2P Implementation for the High Availability of Web Services. Zakaria Maamar, Mohamed Sellami, Samir Tata, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2009), Milan, Italy, May 6-10, 2009

  104. Sustaining Web Services High Availability Using Communities. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Djamal Benslimane. The 3rd International Conference on Availability, Reliability, and Security (ARES 2008), Barcelona, Spain, Mar 4-7, 2008.

  105. WS3 - International Workshop on Context-Enabled Source and Service Selection, Integration and Adaptation (CSSSIA 2008). Quan Z. Sheng, Ullas Nambiar, Amit P. Sheth, Biplav Srivastava, Zakaria Maamar, and Said Elnaffar. The 17th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2008), Beijing, China, April 21-25, 2008.

  106. Reconciling Protocol Mismatches of Web Services by Using Mediators. Xitong Li, Yushun Fan, Stuart Madnick, Quan Z. Sheng. The 18th Annual Workshop on Information Techonologies and Systems (WITS'08), Paris, France, December 13-14, 2008.

  107. A Novel Approach for Robust Web Services Provisioning, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu. The 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS'07),  Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, June 12-16, 2007.

  108. Towards a Two-Layered Framework for Managing Web Services Interactions. Zakaria Maamar, Djamal Benslimane, and Quan Z. Sheng. The 6th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS'07), Melbourne, Australia, July 11-13, 2007.

  109. On Checking and Achieving the Compatibility of Web Services Policies. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Hamdi Yahyaoui, Djamal Benslimane, and Fenglin Liu. The 8th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT'07), Adelaide, Australia, Dec 3-6, 2007.

  110. On-demand Invocation of Web Services, Zhitong Zhao, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu. The IASTED International Conference on Web Technologies, Applications and Services (WTAS 2006), Calgary, Canada, July 17-19, 2006.

  111. ContextUML: A UML-Based Modeling Language for Model-Driven Development of Context-Aware Web Services,Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah  The 4th International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB'05), IEEE Computer Society. Sydney, Australia, July 11-13 2005. [TALK, PDF]

  112. Enabling Personalized Composition and Adaptive Provisioning of Web Services, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah, Zakaria Maamar, Marlon Dumas, and Anne H.H. Ngu , The 16th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE'04), pp 322-337. June 7-11, Riga, Latvia, 2004. [TALK, PDF]  

  113. Towards an Approach for Coordinating Personalized Composite Services in an Environment of Mobile Users, Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah  , Ubiquitous Mobile Information and Collaboration Systems (UMICS 2004) LNCS 3272, held in conjunction with CAiSE'04, Riga, Latvia, June 7-8, 2004.

  114. Quality Driven Web Service Composition, Liangzhao Zeng, Boualem Benatallah, Marlon Duams, Jayant Kalagnanam, Quan Z. Sheng  , The 12th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2003), Budapest, Hungary, May 20-24, 2003.

  115. An Adaptive Document Version Management Scheme, Boualem Benatallah, Mehregan Mahdavi, Phuong Nguyen, , Quan Z. Sheng, Lionel Port, Bill McIver , The 15th Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE'03), Austria, June 16-20, 2003. [PDF].

  116. Selection of Web Services for Composition Using Location of Provider Hosts Criterion, Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah , Ubiquitous Mobile Information and Collaboration Systems (UMICS 2003), Held in conjunction with CAiSE'03. Austria, June 16-17, 2003. [PDF].

  117. Interleaving Web Services Composition and Execution Using Software Agents and Delegation, Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah , AAMAS'03 Workshop on Web Services and Agent-based Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, July 14, 2003.     [TALK]

  118. Declarative Composition and Peer-to-Peer Provisioning of Dynamic Web Services, Boualem Benatallah, Marlon Dumas, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne H.H. Ngu . IEEE 18th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE02), pp 297-308, San Jose, California, USA, Feb, 2002.   [PDF]

  119. Discovering E-Services Using UDDI in SELF-SERV, Quan Z. Sheng , Boualem Benatallah, Rayan Stephan, Eileen Oi-Yan Mak , International Conference on E-Business (ICEB2002), Beijing China, May 23-26, 2002.    [TALK, PDF]

  120. A Unified Framework for Composing E-/M-Services, Zakaria Maamar, Boualem Benatallah, Quan Z. Sheng,  The First International Workshop on M-services: Concepts, Approaches, Tools, 26 June, Lyon France, 2002.

  121. Towards a Composition Framework for E-/M-Services, Zakaria Maamar, Boualem Benatallah, Quan Z. Sheng , Workshop on Ubiquitous Agents on Embedded, Wearable, and Mobile Devices (ACM), 16 July, Bologna, Italy, 2002.    [PDF]

  122. SELF-SERV: A Platform for Rapid Composition of Web Services in a Peer-to-Peer Environment, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah, Marlon Dumas, Eileen Oi-Yan Mak , The 28th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB02), Aug 20-23, Hong Kong, China, 2002.  [TALK, PDF]    

Selected Refereed Book Chapters

  1. Searching the Big Data: Practices and Experiences in Efficiently Querying Knowledge Bases. Wei Emma Zhang and Quan Z. Sheng. Book chapter in Handbook on Big Data Technologies, Springer, 2016.

  2. Pattern Matching Over Linked Data Streams. Yongrui Qin and Quan Z. Sheng. Book chapter in Handbook on Big Data Technologies, Springer, 2016.

  3. Realizing an Ecosystem of Social Web Services. Zakaria Maamar, Youakim Badr, Noura Faci, and Quan Z. Sheng. Book chapter in Advanced Web Services, Springer, 2014.

  4. Web Services based Trust Management in Cloud Environments. Talal H. Noor and Quan Z. Sheng. Book chapter in Advanced Web Services, Springer, 2014.

  5. The Web of Things: Challenges and Enabling Technologies. Sujith S. Matthew, Yacine Atif, Quan Z. Sheng, and Zakaria Maamar. Book chapter in Internet of Things and Inter-cooperative Computational Technologies for Collective Intelligence, Springer, 2012.

  6. Web Service-based Trust Management in Cloud Environments. Talal H. Noor and Quan Z. Sheng. Book chapter in Handbook on Web Services, Springer, 2012.

  7. Model-Driven Development of Context-Aware Web Services. Jian Yu, Quan Z. Sheng, Kewen Liao, and Hoi S. Wong. Book chapter in Enabling Context-Aware Web Services: Methods, Architectures, and Technologies, CRC Press, 2010.

  8. Personalized Service Creation and Provision for the Mobile Web. Quan Z. Sheng, Jian Yu, Jose M. del Alamo, and Paolo Falcarin. Book chapter in Weaving Services, Location, and People on the World Wide Web, Irwin King and Ricardo Baeza-Yates (Eds). Springer, 2009. [PDF]

  9. Internet-Enabled Supply Chains. Quan Z. Sheng, John Mo, and Li Jiang. Book chapter in The Handbook of Technology Management, Hossein Bidgoli (Ed). John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 2009. [PDF]

  10. Web Service and Policies - Concepts and Solutions. Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, Djamal Benslimane, and Philippe Thiran. In Advances of Computational Intelligence in Industrial Systems, Y. Liu, A. Sun, H.T. Loh, W.F. Lu, and E.P. Lim (Ed.), Springer, 2008.

  11. RFID Data Management: Issues, Solutions, and Directions. Quan Z. Sheng, Kerry L. Taylor, Zakaria Maamar, and Paul Brebner. In The Internet of Things: from RFID to Pervasive Networked Systems, L. Yan, et al. (Ed.), Auerbach Publications, Taylor & Francis Group, 2008.

  12. Configurable QoS Computation and Policing in Dynamic Web Service Selection. Anne H.H. Ngu, Yintong Liu, Liangzhao Zeng, and Quan Z. Sheng. In Service Oriented Computing, Dimitrios Geograkopoulos and Mike Papazoglou (Ed). MIT Press, 2008.

  13. Agent-Based Support for Service Composition, Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, and Boualem Benatallah. Book chapter in Extending Web Services Technologies: the Use of Multi-Agent Approaches, L. Cavedon, Z. Maamar, D. Martin, and B. Benatallah (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005.

Some Other Edited Books and Volumes

  1. The 14th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2016). Quan Z. Sheng, Eleni Stroulia, Samir Tata, and Sami Bhiri (Eds.), LNCS 9936, Springer. October 10-13 2016, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

  2. The Uncertain Web: Concepts, Challenges and Current Solutions. Djamal Benslimane, Quan Z. Sheng, Mahmoud Barhamgi, and Henri Prade, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Vol 16, No 1, 2016.

  3. Web of Things. Quan Z. Sheng, Xue Li, Anne H.H. Ngu, Yongrui Qin and Dong Xie. Information Systems Frontiers, Springer 2016 (to appear).

  4. Smart Cities: Enabling Services and Applications. Edward Curry, Schahram Dustdar, Quan Z. Sheng, and Amit Sheth. Journal of Internet Services and Applications (JISA), Springer, 7(1): 6:1-6:3, 2016.

  5. Big Data Analytics and the Web, Part I. Quan Z. Sheng, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Qi Yu, and Lina Yao, IEEE Transactions on Big Data, Vol 1, No 4, 2015.

  6. Ambient and Context-Aware Services for the Future Web. Quan Z. Sheng, Elhadi M. Shakshuki, and Jian Yu, The Computer Journal (Oxford), Vol 58, No 8, 2015.

  7. Guest Editorial: Web Technologies and Applications. Quan Z. Sheng, Jing He, Guoren Wang, and Christian S. Jensen, World Wide Web Journal, Springer, Vol 17, No 4, 2014.

  8. Trust Management in Cloud Services. Talal H. Noor, Quan Z. Sheng, and Athman Bouguettaya, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-12249-6, 2014.

  9. Current Trends in Web Engineering - ICWE 2013 Workshops and PhD Symposium. Quan Z. Sheng and Jesper Kjeldskov (Eds.), Springer, LNCS 8295, 2013.

  10. The Australasian Web Conference (AWC 2013). Helen Ashman, Quan Z. Sheng, and Andrew Trotman (Eds.), CRPIT Vol 144. Adelaide, Australia, 29 January-1 February 2013.

  11. Service-Oriented Computing - ICSOC 2012 Workshops, Revised Selected Papers. Aditya Ghose, Huibiao Zhu, Qi Yu, Alex Delis, Quan Z. Sheng, Olivier Perrin, Jianmin Wang, and Yan Wang (Eds.), LNCS 7759, Springer, 2013.

  12. The 14th Asia-Pacific Web Conference (APWeb 2012). Quan Z. Sheng, Guoren Wang, Christian S. Jensen, and Guandong Xu (Eds.), LNCS 7235, Springer. April 11-13 2012, Kunming, China.

  13. Service-Oriented Computing - ICSOC 2011 Workshops, Revised Selected Papers. George Pallis, Mohamed Jmaiel, Anis Charfi, Sven Graupner, Yucel Karabulut, Sam Guinea, Florian Rosenberg, Quan Z. Sheng, Cesare Pautasso, Sonia Ben Mokhtar (Eds.), LNCS 7221, Springer, 2012.

  14. The 14th Asia-Pacific Web Conference - A Chair's Report. Quan Z. Sheng and Yanchun Zhang. D-Lib Magazine (D-Lib), Vol 18, No 5/6, 2012.

  15. Unique Radio Innovation for the 21st Century: Building Scalable and Global RFID Networks. Damith Ranasinghe, Quan Z. Sheng, Sherali Zeadally (Eds.), Springer Press, 2010.

  16. Web-Based Information Technologies and Distributed Systems. Alban Gabillon, Quan Z. Sheng, Wathiq Mansoor (Eds.), Atlantis Press. December 2009.

  17. Special issue on Context-Aware Web Services for the Future Internet. Quan Z. Sheng and Schahram Dustdar (Eds.). ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Vol 11, No 3, 2012.

  18. Web-Based Information Technologies and Distributed Systems. Alban Gabillon, Quan Z. Sheng, Wathiq Mansoor (Eds.), Atlantis Press. December 2009.

  19. Web Information Systems Engineering: WISE 2005. Anne H.H. Ngu, Masaru Kitsuregawa, Eric Neuhold, Jen-Yao Chung, Quan Z. Sheng (Eds.), (LNCS 3806), ISBN: 3-540-30017-1, Springer. November 20-22 2005, New York, USA.

  20. Web Information Systems Engineering: WISE 2005 Workshops. Mike Dean; Yuanbo Guo, Woochun Jun, Roland Kaschek, Shonali Krishnaswamy, Zhengxiang Pan, Quan Z. Sheng (Eds.), (LNCS 3807), ISBN: 3-540-30017-1, Springer. November 20-22 2005, New York, USA.

  21. The First International Workshop on RFID Technology: Concepts, Applications, Challenges (IWRT 2007). Quan Z. Sheng, Zakaria Maamar, Mark Cameron (Eds.). June 12 2007, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

  22. The 8th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT 2007). David S. Munro, Hong Shen, Quan Z. Sheng, et al. (Eds.). IEEE Computer Society Press, ISBN: 0-7695-3049-4. December 3-6, 2007, Adelaide, Australia.

  23. The International Workshop on Context-Enabled Source and Service Selection, Integration and Adaptation (CSSSIA 2008) . Quan Z. Sheng, Ullas Nambiar, Amit P. Sheth, Biplav Srivastava, Zakaria Maamar, and Said Elnaffar (Eds.). ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (AICPS) Volume 292, ISBN: 978-1-60558-107-1.ACM Press. April 22, 2008, Beijing, China. [LINK]

  24. The Second International Workshop on RFID Technology: Concepts, Applications, Challenges (IWRT 2008). Quan Z. Sheng, Zakaria Maamar, Sherali Zeadally, Mark Cameron (Eds.). June 12 2008, Barcelona, Spain.

  25. The Third International Workshop on RFID Technology: Concepts, Applications, Challenges (IWRT 2009). Quan Z. Sheng, Aikaterini Mitrokotsa, Sherali Zeadally, Zakaria Maamar (Eds.). May 6 2009, Milan, Italy.

  26. The Fourth International Workshop on RFID Technology: Concepts, Applications, Challenges (IWRT 2010). Quan Z. Sheng, Aikaterini Mitrokotsa, Sherali Zeadally, Zakaria Maamar (Eds.). June 8-96 2010, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

  27. Special issue on RFID: Technologies, Applications, and Trends. Quan Z. Sheng, Mark A. Cameron, Sherali Zeadally, and Zakaria Maamar (Eds.). International Journal on Internet Protocol Technology, Vol 2, No 3-4, 2007. [PDF, LINK]

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