News (Software Systems)

Interface uses innovation project as an exemplar of University - SME collaboration
Interface, one of the leading supports for innovation ventures between universities and SMEs in Scotland, has showcased a collaboration between an SME Plansafe Solutions and Edinburgh Napier University.
31/10/2016 Media and Outreach Activity
SETA Symposium is part of the 40th IEEE Computer Society International Conference on Computers, Software & Applications (COMPSAC 2016)
15/12/2015 June 2016 Conference Organisation
Bright Red Publishing Innovation Collaboration - A Perfect Synergy
IntroductionOne of the great things about being an academic is that you get to work with great SMEs (Small-to-medium size businesses), and its with them that you see innovation in practice, and a continual focus on agility and in taking advantage of any opportunity that comes along.
15/02/2015 Other News
The Sixth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization CLOUD COMPUTING 2015 March 22 - 27, 2015 - Nice, France
23/01/2015 Conference Organisation
The Third International Conference on ICT for Sustainability, ICT4S 2015, which will be held in Copenhagen, DK, 7-9 September 2015.
23/01/2015 Conference Organisation
Jon Kerridge's book entitled "Using Concurrency and Parallelism Effeetively", published by, has been download more than 53000 times since it was first published in late September 2014. The book is available in two parts.
22/01/2015 Other News
The 39th Annual International Computer, Software & Applications ConferenceTaichung, Taiwan - July 1-5, 2015.Theme: Mobile and Cloud Systems – Challenges and ApplicationsURL:
21/01/2015 Conference Organisation
Outline Professor Bill Buchanan will be outlining Stimulating and Engaging: Innovation and Enterprise in Teaching at the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference on 6 Jan 2015. The talk will focus on how innovative methods can be put in-place which not only supports our...
11/12/2014 Invited Presentation
Zhe Wang is Chair of the International Digital Oil Field Conference 2014 Beijing, China
Zhe Wang is Chair of the International Digital Oil Field Conference 2014 Beijing, China, this Conference is hold in Beijing,China this year and it going to connect both the academic research organization and the over world Oil Companies to tackle the most valuable problems in the current...
15/08/2014 1 August ,2014 &Beijing,China Conference Organisation
Zhe Wang is Chair of the Intelligent Digital Oil Field Forum 2014 Xi'an, China.
Zhe Wang is Chair of the Intelligent Digital Oil Field Forum 2014 Xi'an, China. This Forum is hold by all the Petroleum Universities in China in order to discuss the current develpment and Research of the Intelligent Digital Oil Field in China.
16/07/2014 1 July,2014 Xi'an , China Conference Organisation
N5 Hospitality goes live on Bright Red Publishing Digital Zone
The collaboration between Bright Red Publishing and Edinburgh Napier University continues with two new books going live on the Bright Red Digital Zone. This week has seen Physical Education going online (here), and today N5 Hospitality also went live (here).
04/07/2014 Other News
Zhe Wang is track chair for P2P and Grid Data Technologies at CISIS 2014 UK,The 8th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems.
The 8th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems. July 2nd - July 4th, 2014, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK. The conference is now calling for papers, the submitting deadline is 15 Dec 2013.
01/07/2014 Conference Programme Committee
Dr Xiaodong Liu has been invited to contribute to the 2014 International Conference on Systems and Informatics (ICSAI 2014) as its PC co-chair. The conference is sponsored by the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. The society president Ljiljana Trajkovic will be one of the keynotes...
20/03/2014 Conference Organisation
Dr Xiaodong Liu will be the external examiner for a PhD project on Security-driven Software Evolution at De Montfort University.
20/03/2014 External Examiner
Dr Liu is serving on the programme committee of the International Conference on P2P,Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (PGCIC2014).
28/02/2014 Conference Programme Committee
Web link: and time: Sweden, July 2014.
28/02/2014 Conference Organisation
Edinburgh Napier University’s IIDI with Edinburgh Travel Limited is building a prototype digital tourism platform. The university team is led by Dr Xiadong Liu, and will inject context awareness into the software to help provide a unique and engaging experience primarily for Chinese tourists, both...
14/02/2014 Developed Software
The book will be published by IGI Global. Dr. Liu will be the chief editor. By 31 January, the first round of Call For Chapters has received very good response from the researchers in many countries.
06/02/2014 Editorship, Journal Reviewer
FoCAS Book: Adaptive Collective Systems - Herding Black Sheep
FoCAS partners at VU University Amsterdam have produced a book via the Booksprint method. You can read/download the book at the FoCAS website: This book is about understanding, designing, controlling, and governing adaptive collective systems.
17/12/2013 Media and Outreach Activity
Dr. Xiaodong Liu chaired the 7th IEEE International Workshop of Quality Oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS'13) as its general chair in July 2013, Kyoto, Japan.
The workshop received a very good response with submissions from researchers in many countries across the globe. Papers were carefully reviewed by three programme committee members. The workshop acted as a forum for active discussion, idea stimulation and communication.
29/07/2013 Conference Organisation
URL: Boston, USA, June 2013
12/04/2013 Conference Organisation
URL: Xi'an China, September 2013
12/04/2013 Conference Organisation
PhD student Samuel Chinenyeze has been awarded a Scottish Overseas Research Student Award Scheme (SORSAS) scholarship. The scholarship award is designed to attract high performing overseas research students to Scottish universities.
28/01/2013 Studentship
Dr Xiaodong Li, Director of the Centre for Information and Software Systems, has been appointed Program Chair for the 2nd International Conference on Systems and Informatics (ICSAI 2013). The conference takes place in Weihai, China, in September 2013.
30/11/2012 Conference Organisation
26/08/2012 Dundee Conference Organisation
27/06/2012 External Examiner
27/06/2012 Conference Organisation
Kevin Chalmers is to be the new IIDI representative on the Edinburgh Branch Committee of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. He takes over from Tom McEwan, who in turn inherited the role from Alison Crerar almost five years ago.
28/06/2011 Media and Outreach Activity
Both Flexicage and Inquisitive Systems are listed at which is a major new survey and online database of UK university commercialisation. While press coverage (eg...
21/04/2011 Patents, Spin-outs and Licensing
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30/03/2011 Conference Organisation
Edinburgh Napier University is awarded "Highly Commended" of the IET Innovation Awards for Information Technology for 2010.
At the award ceremony, the entry from IIDI won the above honour. There are 47 entries in the IT category. Our entry is based on the whole phases of FlexiCAGE project. Our entry is one of the best ones but the top award was acquired by Cambridge Consultant Ltd.
06/12/2010 Award
Xiaodong Liu presented FlexiCAGE at a number of  exhibitions and conferences.
Xiaodong Liu presented FlexiCAGE at a number of exhibitions and conferences: for example, Connect Scotland 2009, Angel Investment London Dec 2009, Investor ShowCase 2009
30/08/2010 Exhibition
Coordinator of the SICSA SEABIS sub-theme
11/03/2009 Other News