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, Blockchain, Smart Cities, IoT and others.


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I am interested in using insights from cognitive psychology to understand how people make sense of information. My Ph.D. thesis looked at Description Logics, a class of languages used to create...

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Dr Miriam Fernandez is a Senior Research Fellow at the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), Open University, and a member of KMi's Social Data Science Group. Before joining KMi, she was research...

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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., Charlton, N. and Poghosyan, A. (2019) Total positive influence domination on weighted networks, The 8th International Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications, Lisbon

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Daga, E. and Motta, E. (2019) Capturing themed evidence, a hybrid approach, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Knowledge Capture, Marina del Rey, California, United States

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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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Future Seminars

Prof. Marina Della Giusta

Gender, emotions, biased beliefs: DIY or ask someone nice

This event will take place on Friday 22 November 2019

Prof. Marina Della Giusta - University of Reading

In this talk I’ll describe an experiment to assess the effect of beliefs about gender in selecting oneself or a designated person to carry out a volunteering task. Participants in a...

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Recent Seminars

Ph.D Heloisa Candello - IBM Research Brazil
Design and Evaluation of Multi-party Conversational Systems
This event took place on Monday 18 November 2019


Julio Gonzalo - National Distance Education University
Bias in System Evaluation
This event took place on Thursday 24 October 2019

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


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