Alan Liu

Alan Liu received the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Chicago, in 1994. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan. His research interests in artificial intelligence and software engineering include knowledge acquisition, requirements analysis, intelligent agents, service computing, and applications in embedded systems and robotic systems. Dr. Liu is a member of IEEE, ACM, Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering Association of Taiwan, and Robotics Society of Taiwan.


Service Life Cycle Tools and Technologies: Methods, Trends and Advances
Jonathan Lee, Shang-Pin Ma, Alan Liu. © 2012. 356 pages.
As Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) gains a wider global acceptance, the need for understanding its life cycle becomes inevitable, not only for developers, but also for users....
A Goal-Driven Approach for Service-Oriented Systems Design
Chiung-Hon Leon Lee, Alan Liu, Arthur Shr. © 2012. 22 pages.
This chapter introduces a goal-driven approach for modeling service requests in service-oriented systems. There are three challenges to this approach: how to represent a service...