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 research privacy and data protection for big data generated by smart city technologies. In particular, my research focuses on architecture for automated privacy rights management in a smart city...

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Luca Panziera - Photograph

The focus of my research is to construct Semantic Web descriptions of real services, by exploiting information available on the Web. My aim is to extract explicit information, such as service...

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Publications

García, J., Pedrinaci, C., Resinas, M., Cardoso, J., Fernández, P. and Ruiz-Cortés, A. (2015) Linked USDL Agreement: Effectively Sharing Semantic Service Level Agreements on the Web, IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2015), New York, USA

 

Mikroyannidis, A., Domingue, J., Third, A., Smith, A. and Guarda, N. (2015) Online Learning and Experimentation via Interactive Learning Resources, 3rd Experiment@International Conference (exp.at'15), Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal, IEEE Computer Society Publications

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Villalba, A., Perez, J., Carrera, D., Pedrinaci, C. and Panziera, L. (2015) servIoTicy and iServe: a Scalable Platform for Mining the IoT, Workshop: Big Data and Data Mining Challenges on IoT and Pervasive Systems (BigD2M) at International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT), London, UK

 

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Recent Seminars

PhD candidate Bjarte Johansen - Uni. of Bergen
Named-Entity Chunking for Norwegian Text Using Support Vector Machines
This event took place on Tuesday 10 March 2015

 

Dr. Teresa Sancho-Vinuesa - Open University of Catalonia
Continuous activity with immediate feedback: a good strategy to guarantee the students engagement in online maths
This event took place on Wednesday 04 February 2015

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Raimund Kirner - School of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire
A Uniform Model for Tolerance-Based Real-Time Computing
This event took place on Wednesday 03 December 2014

 

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Heyer - Institut für Informatik/Computer Science Department Universität Leipzig
Exploratory Search and Trend Detection
This event took place on Wednesday 19 November 2014

Jobs

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,695 - £37,394
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30th September 2016

Linked Open Data is a highly successful technology for promoting the sharing and use of data via the Web. A number of major players are now using Linked Data technology including: Google, Yahoo, BBC,...

Studentships

Studentship applications are currently available in KMi, read more and learn how to apply.

Deadline for applications: 13 April 2015

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