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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People

Rachel Yarrien - Photograph

I am the Executive Assistant to the Director of KMi, Professor John Domingue. I also support and PA for KMi's Executives, Alan Fletcher (Lab Manager) and Jane Whild (Administration Manager).

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Ilaria Tiddi - Photograph

I am a Research Associate at the Data Science Group of the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), in the U.K. My area of research is the interaction of robots and cities in the context of the MK:Smart...

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Publications

Charalampous, A. and Knoth, P. (2017) Classifying document types to enhance search and recommendations in digital libraries, 21st International Conference on Theory and Practise of Digital Libraries (TPDL), Thessaloniki, Greece

 

Knoth, P., Gooch, P. and Jack, K. (2017) What Others Say About This Work? Scalable Extraction of Citation Contexts from Research Papers, 21st International Conference on Theory and Practise of Digital Libraries (TPDL), Thessaloniki, Greece

 

Pride, D. and Knoth, P. (2017) Incidental or influential? - Challenges in automatically detecting citation importance using publication full texts, 21st International Conference on Theory and Practise of Digital Libraries (TPDL), Thessaloniki, Greece

 

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Future Seminars

Mr Renato Cortinovis

Supporting the discoverability of Open Educational Resources

This event will take place on Monday 26 June 2017

Mr Renato Cortinovis

This talk will briefly present my PhD research, aiming to contribute solutions to support educators in their exploratory search of (Open) Educational Resources. As a first step, a taxonomy of...

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Recent Seminars

Douglas Schuler
Civic Intelligence in Uncertain and Threatening Times
This event took place on Friday 23 June 2017

 

Marilena Daquino
Data provenance and trustworthiness assessment in photo archives
This event took place on Wednesday 31 May 2017

Mr Taha Tobaili
Sentiment Analysis for Arabizi: A multilingual jargon in Social Media
This event took place on Thursday 25 May 2017

 

Paul Warren
What have psychology and philosophy ever done for us?
This event took place on Monday 15 May 2017

Jobs

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£29,301 - £38,183"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract - September 2017 until December 2018

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate to work jointly on two EU funded projects. The Hub4NGI project will strengthen and coordinate the work...

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£29,301 - £38,183"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary 15 months contract, commencing Octoberr 2017

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate to work on an EU funded project. The Hub4NGI project will strengthen and coordinate the work done by...

ERDF Project Secretary

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£21,843 - £24,565"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contrat until 30th June 2019

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The unit seeks an experienced Project...

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Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1908 653800

Fax: +44 (0)1908 653169

Email: KMi Support

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