KMi is a multidisciplinary R&D lab that has been at the forefront of innovation for the past 20 years. We lead in a number of areas, including Semantic Technologies, Educational Media, Social Media Analysis, Big Data, Smart Cities, IoT and others.


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My personal mission is to design technology for triggering positive social changes. Beyond pursuing adequate and pleasant user interactions, my research aims at exploring design methods and...

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I co-Founded KMi in 1994 with Tom Vincent and Kitty Chisholm, served as KMi Director until 2000 and became Chief Scientist until my retirement in 2007. My primary goal was to foster quality learning...

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"If you are or want to be a brilliant mind, this is where you want to be!"

Valentina Presutti, Institute of Cognitive Science and Technologies, Italy

"I cannot imagine going to a conference without experiencing deep scientific conversations with KMiers!"

Raphaël Troncy, EURECOM: Graduate School & Research Center, France

"Top location for SW research for decades and going strong!"

Pascal Hitzler, Wright State University, USA


Vukadinovic Greetham, D., Nathaniel, C. and Anush, P. (2019) Total positive influence domination on weighted networks, The 8th International Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications, Lisbon

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Antonini, A. and Lupi, L. (2019) Social AI for Engaging UbiComp, Halfway to the Future, Nottingham, UK

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Salatino, A.A., Osborne, F., Birukou, A. and Motta, E. (2019) Improving Editorial Workflow and Metadata Quality at Springer Nature, The 18th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2019), Auckland, New Zealand

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Future Seminars

Ph.D Heloisa Candello

Design and Evaluation of Multi-party Conversational Systems

This event will take place on Monday 18 November 2019

Ph.D Heloisa Candello - IBM Research Brazil

User Evaluation of Multi-party Conversational Systems. Recent advances in artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and mobile computing, together with the rising popularity of chat...

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Recent Seminars

Dr. Stephen Haben - Energy Systems Catapult
Some topics in the digitalisation of Energy Systems
This event took place on Friday 11 October 2019


Dr. Goran Glavaš - University of Mannheim
Projection-Based Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings: On Strong Baselines, Comparative Evaluation, and Some Misconceptions
This event took place on Thursday 10 October 2019

Marcus Voss - Technische Universität
When are household load profiles similar? Comparing distance measures for Smart Meter Data Analytics
This event took place on Monday 22 July 2019


Shang Gao - University of Tennessee
Deep Learning for Information Extraction from Cancer Pathology Reports
This event took place on Tuesday 19 March 2019


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