Category Archives: Internet of Things (IoTs)

Talk at NEC & IDC Event on Smarter and Safer Societies

Smart Cities initiatives can mean different things to different people and solutions providers. However, there is no doubt that a smart city solution should not only focus on providing the core service but should also contribute to the safety of … Continue reading

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Systemization of Knowledge about Architecting Cloud-Based Systems

We have been expanding our research on engineering systems with/for Cloud based infrastructures. One of the key challenges of engineering cloud-based systems is designing and evaluating appropriate architectures. Being a relatively new area, knowledge about designing and evaluating cloud-based systems … Continue reading

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Smart Cities: Cyber Security and Privacy

Whilst the “Smart City” phenomenon is increasingly becoming a popular term among almost all circles of everyday life, the real progress on conceiving, devising, deploying and evolving services for “Smart City” remains slow. Governments, councils, and private sectors appear to … Continue reading

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The Lord Mayor of Parramatta’s Visit to Discuss Smart City

Parramatta City Council is one of the very few councils that started initiatives on smart cities related projects. Paraconnect is considered an innovative initiative that has been driving through community involvement. When we started our research and development centre on … Continue reading

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Smart Campus: Model Driven Security for Systems of Systems

Socio-technical systems underpinning smart and connected cities are good examples of systems of systems – where each constituent system act and behave independents but these systems are connected with each other and provide each other different services. Security is one … Continue reading

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Smart Campus: Sustainable Waste Recycling Apps

As part of our Smart Cities initiative, we have been collaborating with the Ecoversity initiative of the University of Adelaide. Though this collaboration, we are about to complete a very interesting pilot project aimed at educating students and staff about … Continue reading

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Smart Campuses – Experimental Platforms for Smart Cities

Smart Cities initiatives are gaining popularity in almost every corner of the World – increasing urbanisation and myriad of socio-economic challenges are forcing governments and public sector organisations to leverage Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for conceiving and materialising innovative solutions … Continue reading

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Smart Campus: Understanding Privacy Concerns of End Users

Like Smart Cities initiatives, smart campus initiatives have also been gaining a significant attention of Universities aimed at bringing optimisation and efficiencies in the operations of Universities and contributing to the sustainability drives. Smart campuses basically utilises the similar (or … Continue reading

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Australasian Software Engineering Conference Program Finalised

I am very glad to say that we have put together an excellent program for the 24th Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2015), which will be organised in Adelaide between September 28 and October 1, 2015. ASWEC 2015 will be … Continue reading

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Reference Architecture for Cloud-Based Tools as a Service Workspace Completed

A few years ago we started an exciting and challenging project to design and implement a reference architecture for providing Tools as a Service (TaaS). That project was aimed at developing and evaluating an infrastructure that can host and provision … Continue reading

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