Muthu Ramachandran

Muthu Ramachandran is currently a Principal Lecturer in Computing and Information Systems Group, The Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK. Previously, he spent nearly eight years in industrial research (Philips Research Labs and Volantis Systems Ltd, Surrey, UK) where he worked on software architecture, reuse, and testing. Prior to that, he was teaching at Liverpool John Moores University and received his PhD from Lancaster University. His first career started as a research scientist from India Space Research Labs where he worked on real time systems development projects. Muthu is an author of a book called Software Components: Guidelines and Applications, (Nova Publishers, NY, USA, 2008). He is also an edited co-author of a book on Handbook of research in software engineering, (IGI, 2010). He has also widely published articles on journals, chapters, and conferences on various advanced topics on software engineering and education. He did his Masters degrees from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India. Muthu is also a member of various professional organisations and computer societies: IEEE, ACM, BCS, Fellow of HEA.

Publications

Secure Software Development of Cyber-Physical and IoT Systems
Muthu Ramachandran. © 2019. 15 pages.
This real-world case study has been used to demonstrate the best practices on business process modelling and component-based design for developing cloud services with build...
Enterprise Security Framework for Enterprise Cloud Data Centres
Muthu Ramachandran. © 2019. 23 pages.
Enterprise security is the key to achieve global information security in business and organisations. Enterprise Cloud computing is a new paradigm for that enterprise where...
International Journal of Strategic Engineering (IJoSE)
Amin Hosseinian-Far. Est. 2018.
The International Journal of Strategic Engineering (IJoSE) is an international scholarly peer-reviewed journal that aims to provide a platform for researchers, academics...
Secure Software Development of Cyber-Physical and IoT Systems
Muthu Ramachandran. © 2018. 14 pages.
This real-world case study has been used to demonstrate the best practices on business process modelling and component based design for developing cloud services with Build...
Adoption of Social Media as Communication Channels in Government Agencies
Reemiah Alotaibi, Muthu Ramachandran, Ah-Lian Kor, Amin Hosseinian-Far. © 2018. 35 pages.
Social media has become an integral part of many people's lives around the world. The main use of this communication channel is to connect with social circles. It is also...
Adoption of Social Media as Communication Channels in Government Agencies
Reemiah Alotaibi, Muthu Ramachandran, Ah-Lian Kor, Amin Hosseinian-Far. © 2018. 35 pages.
Social media has become an integral part of many people's lives around the world. The main use of this communication channel is to connect with social circles. It is also...
Preface
Petar Kocovic, Muthu Ramachandran, Reinhold Behringer, Radomir Mihajlovic. © 2017. 2 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Emerging Trends and Applications of the Internet of Things.
Cognitive Internet of Everything (CIoE): State of the Art and Approaches
Gopal Singh Jamnal, Xiaodong Liu, Lu Fan, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2017. 33 pages.
In today's world, we are living in busy metropolitan cities and want our homes to be ambient intelligent enough towards our cognitive requirements for assisted living in...
Adoption of Social Media as Communication Channels in Government Agencies
Reemiah Alotaibi, Muthu Ramachandran, Ah-Lian Kor, Amin Hosseinian-Far. © 2016. 35 pages.
Social media has become an integral part of many people's lives around the world. The main use of this communication channel is to connect with social circles. It is also...
Integrated Security Process Improvement Framework for Systems and Services
Muthu Ramachandran. © 2015. 16 pages.
Security of systems and services has been dominant research area in recent years as today's cloud services, big data and networked systems, especially when they provide...
Enterprise Security Framework for Enterprise Cloud Data Centres
Muthu Ramachandran. © 2015. 24 pages.
Enterprise security is the key to achieve global information security in business and organisations. Enterprise Cloud computing is a new paradigm for that enterprise where...
Financial Software as a Service: A Paradigm for Risk Modelling and Analytics
Muthu Ramachandran, Victor Chang. © 2015. 25 pages.
Software as a service as one of the cloud delivery models that supports fine-grained components. Financial applications demand better performance and accuracy in a cloud than the...
Integrated Security Process Improvement Framework for Systems and Services
Muthu Ramachandran. © 2014. 15 pages.
Security of systems and services has been dominant research area in recent years as today's cloud services, big data and networked systems, especially when they provide...
Service-Oriented Architecture for Developing Web-Based Applications for Connected Government
Muthu Ramachandran, Zaigham Mahmood, Pethuru Raj. © 2014. 21 pages.
Connected Government suggests provisioning of a government's services to its citizens using the Web and communications technologies employing the latest software development...
Financial Software as a Service: A Paradigm for Risk Modelling and Analytics
Muthu Ramachandran, Victor Chang. © 2014. 25 pages.
Software as a service as one of the cloud delivery models that supports fine-grained components. Financial applications demand better performance and accuracy in a cloud than the...
Global Emergency-Response System Using GIS
Salem Al-Marri, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2013. 8 pages.
Emergency needs occur naturally, manually (error and terror) and accidentally in addition to worldwide death by hunger and poverty. These situations can arise anytime, any place...
Best Practices Guidelines for Agile Requirements Engineering Practices
Chetankumar Patel, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2012. 14 pages.
Developing software that meets the customers or stakeholders’ needs and expectation is the ultimate goal of the software development methodology. To meet their need we have to...
Knowledge Engineering for Software Development Life Cycles: Support Technologies and Applications
Muthu Ramachandran. © 2011. 370 pages.
Software exists in a wide array of products, ranging from toys, entertainment systems, medical systems, and home appliances to large-scale products such as aircraft and...
A Framework for Internet Security Assessment and Improvement Process
Muthu Ramachandran, Zaigham Mahmood. © 2011. 12 pages.
Internet security is paramount in today’s networked systems, especially when they provide wireless application access and enable personal and confidential data to be transmitted...
Handbook of Research on Software Engineering and Productivity Technologies: Implications of Globalization
Muthu Ramachandran, Rogério Atem de Carvalho. © 2010. 556 pages.
Global software development and productivity related technologies are the key to today's globalization with new technologies and concepts being developed continually. In such...
International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence (IJOCI)
Victor Chang, Dickson K.W. Chiu. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence (IJOCI) focuses on computing theories and empirical analyses of shared knowledge relevant to businesses....
International Journal of Secure Software Engineering (IJSSE)
Martin Gilje Jaatun. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Secure Software Engineering (IJSSE) publishes original research on the security concerns that construe during the software development practice....
Knowledge Engineering Support for Software Requirements, Architectures and Components
Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 17 pages.
The demands of SE imply a growing need for using AI to support all aspects of the software development process. This chapter provides insights into the application of knowledge...
Best Practices Guidelines for Agile Requirements Engineering Practices
Chetankumar Patel, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 14 pages.
Developing software that meets the customers or stakeholders’ needs and expectation is the ultimate goal of the software development methodology. To meet their need we have to...
Story Card Process Improvement Framework for Agile Requirements
Chetankumar Patel, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010.
This chapter describes an ongoing process to define a suitable process improvement model for story cards based requirement engineering process and practices at agile software...
Software Product Lines to Faster Achieving Productivity
Sathya Ganeshan, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 7 pages.
Software Product Lines have been in the scene of software development since the 1970s. Throughout this time, it has changed from a hot topic that was discussed in universities...
Comprehensive Software Industry Analysis Model (CSIAM)
T.R.Gopalakrishnan Nair, R. Selvarani, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 11 pages.
This chapter discusses a comprehensive analysis model of the concurrent software industry which is a collection of different sub-models interacting and communicating objectively...
Software Metrics Evaluation Based on Entropy
R. Selvarani, T.R.Gopalakrishnan Nair, Muthu Ramachandran, Kamakshi Prasad. © 2010. 13 pages.
The complexity of modern software, the commercial constraints and the expectation for high quality product demands the accurate fault prediction based on OO design metrics in the...
A Software Tool and a Network Simulation for Improving Quality of Service Performance in Distributed Database Management Systems
Ismail Omar Hababeh, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 25 pages.
The efficiency and effectiveness of Quality of Service QoS performance methods in a Distributed Database Management System DDBMS environment are measured by their successfully...
Commonality Analysis: Implications over a Successful Product Line
Sathya Ganeshan, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 10 pages.
The success of initiating a software product line based approach on an organization depends on a few critical factors. Among them is a thoroughly performed commonality analysis...
Rapid Productivity and Quality: Software Product Lines and Trends of the Future
Sathya Ganeshan, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 10 pages.
The aim of this chapter is to introduce a reader to the world of software product lines, how it is used and what the future of this field might be. The authors present some of...
The Role of Information Technology Managers in the Significant Company in Case of Natural Disasters in Qatar
Salem Al-Marri, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 8 pages.
Natural disasters are increasingly frequent in recent years taking peoples’ lives and destructions to our economy, for example, Hurricane Katrina (US 2006), Tsunami (Asia 2004)...
Trends in Improving Performances in Distributed Database Management Systems
Ismail Omar Hababeh, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 27 pages.
Database technology has been a significant field to work in for developing real life applications in network information systems. An enterprise’s reliance on its network and...
Information System Model for Global Emergency-Response System in the Context of Natural Disaster Recovery Management System
Salem Al-Marri, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 8 pages.
Emergency needs occurs anywhere anytime by naturally, manually and accidentally in addition to worldwide death by hunger and poverty. As such, the need of response system should...
Software Components for ERP Applications
Muthu Ramachandran, S. Parthasarathy. © 2010. 11 pages.
The demand for ERP systems grows rapidly along with complexity and integration of enterprise systems. ERP is an enterprise oriented information system for resource planning which...
Global Emergency-Response System Using GIS
Salem Al-Marri, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2010. 8 pages.
Emergency needs occur naturally, manually (error and terror) and accidentally in addition to worldwide death by hunger and poverty. These situations can arise anytime, any place...
Requirements Engineering Method and Maturity Model for ERP Projects
S. Parthasarathy, Muthu Ramachandran. © 2008. 14 pages.
Requirements engineering is an important component of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) projects. We propose: (1) An ERP maturity model (EMM) for assessing the ERP maturity...