The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) was set up in 1995 in recognition of the need for The Open University to be at the forefront of research and development in a convergence of areas that impacted on the OU's very nature: Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Artificial Intelligence and Semantic Technologies, and Multimedia. We chose to call this convergence Knowledge Media.


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I have worked for The Open University since 1983, the first 25 years being at Distribution. In 2008 I moved to KMi as Mobile Applications Developer tasked with developing concept applications to...

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My field of interest is scholarly communications and my focus is on open science and open access and more specifically funders' open access policies. Currently I am an Open Access Aggregation Officer...

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Salatino, A.A. and Motta, E. (2016) Detection of Embryonic Research Topics by Analysing Semantic Topic Networks, Workshop: 2016 WORKSHOP ON "SEMANTICS, ANALYTICS AND VISUALISATION: ENHANCING SCHOLARLY DATA" at 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016), Montreal, Quebec (CA), Springer

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Mikroyannidis, A., Domingue, J., Pareit, D., Gerwen, J., Tranoris, C., Jourjon, G. and Marquez-Barja, J. (2016) Applying a methodology for the design, delivery and evaluation of learning resources for remote experimentation, IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), Abu Dhabi, UAE, IEEE Education Society Publications

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Mouromtsev, D. and d'Aquin, M. (eds.) (2016) Open Data for Education: Linked, Shared, and Reusable Data for Teaching and Learning Open Data for Education: Linked, Shared, and Reusable Data for Teaching and Learning, Springer

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Future Seminars

Dr Gem Stapleton

Diagrammatic Ontology Engineering

This event will take place on Tuesday 24 May 2016

Dr Gem Stapleton

Ontology engineering is a difficult activity and requires both domain knowledge and expertise in modelling notations such as OWL. The symbolic-like nature of OWL and, even more so, description...

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Recent Seminars


Prof Natasa Milic-Frayling
Transparency in Design: How far did we get from WYSIWIG?
This event took place on Friday 22 April 2016

Daniel Kershaw
Language of online Social Networks Detection, Diffusion, Prediction
This event took place on Tuesday 15 March 2016


Dr Jean Martina - Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Internet of Things and Security Ceremony
This event took place on Friday 04 March 2016

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20 Years of Knowledge Media


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