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

Lucas Anastasiou - Photograph

I am working on CORE project (http://core.kmi.open.ac.uk). I daily work on maintaining CORE service, continuously enhancing it with new features and developing new services for it. Me and my...

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Nancy Pontika - Photograph

I am an Open Access Aggregation Officer at CORE (https://core.ac.uk) and also involved in the FOSTER+ (https://www.fosteropenscience.eu/) and OpenMinTed (http://openminted.eu/) projects. My field...

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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

 Gianluca Bardaro

Robot capabilities and models or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Robotics

This event will take place on Thursday 13 July 2017

Gianluca Bardaro

Complex  robotic systems integrating advanced hardware components and sophisticated algorithms are nowadays  gaining in popularity, thanks to the widespread use of...

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Recent Seminars

Mr Renato Cortinovis
Supporting the discoverability of Open Educational Resources
This event took place on Monday 26 June 2017

 

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

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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