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dc.contributor.advisorDikaiakos, Mariosen
dc.contributor.authorKatsifodimos, Asteriosen
dc.coverage.spatialΚύπροςel_GR
dc.coverage.spatialCyprusen
dc.date2009
dc.date.accessioned2013-09-16T08:36:44Z
dc.date.available2013-09-16T08:36:44Z
dc.date.issued2009-09
dc.date.submitted2009-09
dc.identifier.urihttps://gnosis.library.ucy.ac.cy/handle/7/13143en
dc.descriptionThesis (Master) -- University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Department of Computer Science, 2009.en
dc.description.abstractSoftware retrieval is concerned with locating and identifying appropriate software resources to satisfy users requirements. It is considered to be one of the key technical issues in software reuse since \You must nd it before you can reuse it". In this thesis, we investigate the problem of supporting keyword-based searching for the discovery of software resources that are installed on the nodes of large-scale, federated Grid and Cloud computing infrastructures. We address a number of challenges that arise from the unstructured nature of software and the unavailability of software-related metadata on large-scale networked environments. We present Minersoft, a harvester that visits Grid/Cloud infrastructures, crawls their le-systems, identi es and classi es software resources, and discovers implicit associations between them. The results of Minersoft harvesting are encoded in a weighted, typed graph, named the Software Graph. A number of IR algorithms are used to enrich this graph with structural and content associations, to annotate software resources with keywords, and build inverted indexes to support keyword-based searching for software. Using a real testbed, we present an evaluation study of our approach, using data extracted from production-quality Grid and Cloud computing infrastructures. Experimental results show that Minersoft is a powerful tool for software retrieval.en
dc.format.extentx, 97 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.en
dc.language.isoengen
dc.publisherΠανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen
dc.source.urihttps://ktree.cs.ucy.ac.cy/action.php?kt_path_info=ktcore.actions.document.view&fDocumentId=12895en
dc.titleMinersoft: Searching software resourses in large - scale grid and cloud infrastructuresen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesisen
dc.contributor.committeememberDikaiakos, Mariosen
dc.contributor.committeememberPapadopoulos, Georgeen
dc.contributor.committeememberZeinalipour, Demetrisen
dc.contributor.departmentΠανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών, Τμήμα Πληροφορικήςel_GR
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Department of Computer Scienceen
dc.author.facultyΣχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών / Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
dc.author.departmentΤμήμα Πληροφορικής / Department of Computer Science
dc.type.uhtypeMaster Thesisen


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