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.
Joining the OU in the Spring of 1992, my initial projects were related to the transcription of course media for print-disabled students. I was a founder member of KMi when it was launched in 1995. I...
I started my PhD in KMi in October 2007. My PhD research is in the Semantic Web field. In particular, I have investigated how to make explicit semantic relations between ontologies and evaluate...
This event will take place on Tuesday 07 July 2015
Ben Vaughan - DAQRI Inc
ARToolKit was the first commercially available SDK for Augmented Reality. Following its acquisition by DAQRI, it has been released Free and Open Source under an LGPL license. The...
Professor Hans Akkermans - The Network Institute, Web alliance for Regreening in Africa (W4RA, www.w4ra.org), VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Extending the World Wide Web Without Internet
This event took place on Thursday 02 July 2015
Mikel Salazar - Deustotech (University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain)
An Introduction to OpenUIX
This event took place on Tuesday 30 June 2015
Dr. Christopher Atchison - University of Cincinnati and the International Association for Geoscience Diversity
Fostering an international initiative to mitigate the barriers of full participation for geoscience students and practitioners with disabilities
This event took place on Monday 29 June 2015
Rafael Garcia - Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR)
A new concept in online universities
This event took place on Tuesday 23 June 2015