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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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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Harith Alani - Photograph

I am a Full Professor at the Knowledge Media institute, The Open University, where I lead a group specialising in Social Semantics and Web Science. Previously to joining KMi, I was a senior 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


Herrmannova, D., Knoth, P. and Patton, R. (2018) Analyzing Citation-Distance Networks for Evaluating Publication Impact, 11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2018)


Herrmannova, D., Patton, R., Knoth, P. and Stahl, C. (2018) Do Citations and Readership Identify Seminal Publications?, Scientometrics, Springer Netherlands

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Future Seminars

 Flora Salim

Context recognition and urban intelligence from mining spatio-temporal sensor data

This event will take place on Thursday 15 March 2018

Flora Salim - RMIT University

Effective and efficient techniques for analyzing spatio-temporal sensor data from the urban enviornment are paramount, particularly in addressing these key growth areas in urbanization: human...

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Recent Seminars

Juan Sequeda - Capsenta
Integrating Semantic Web in the Real World: A journey between two cities
This event took place on Monday 05 February 2018


Douglas Schuler - Evergreen State College
Conceptualizing and Designing with Liberating Voices Patterns
This event took place on Friday 02 February 2018

Diane Butler - The Open University
eSTEeM and KMi: Enhancing Scholarship in STEM
This event took place on Wednesday 24 January 2018


Prof. Fabio Ciravegna - Department of Computer Science, The University of Sheffield
Tracking Mobility in large metropolitan areas via their citizens
This event took place on Thursday 18 January 2018


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