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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Michal Huptych - Photograph

OU Analyse project with Zdenek Zdrahal, Drahomíra Herrmannová, Jakub Kuzilek and Martin Hlosta

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Trevor Collins - Photograph

I am interested in the development and use of technology to support learning and discovery. Current areas of involvement include museum learning and fieldwork.

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Third, A. and Domingue, J. (2017) Linked Data Indexing of Distributed Ledgers, Workshop: LD-DL@WWW 1st International Workshop on Linked Data and Distributed Ledgers at WWW 2017 The 26th International World Wide Web Conference, Perth, Australia

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Mikroyannidis, A., Gomez-Goiri, A., Smith, A. and Domingue, J. (2017) Online Experimentation and Interactive Learning Resources for Teaching Network Engineering, IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), Athens, Greece, IEEE Education Society Publications

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Oudenhoven, M. and Pontika, N. (2017) Learning about text and data mining: The future of Open Science, Poster at Open Science Conference

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Future Seminars

Dr Brian Plüss

Multidisciplinarity, one-offs and research for the masses: a summary of the EDV project

This event will take place on Wednesday 03 May 2017

Dr Brian Plüss

The Election Debate Visualisation (EDV) project is reaching its conclusion (and so is my contract with KMi), so in this talk I will summarise the vicissitudes and peculiarities of this...

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Recent Seminars

Tracie Farrell-Frey
We're Seeking Relevance: Ideology, Pedagogy and Psychology in Learning Analytics
This event took place on Wednesday 12 April 2017


Dr Albert Meroño
The Statistics of Stairway to Heaven: a Semantic story about Digital Humanities
This event took place on Thursday 09 March 2017

Dr Lina Dencik - School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University
Towards data justice? Reframing the datafication debate
This event took place on Wednesday 22 February 2017


Angelo Salatino - Knowledge Media Institute
Early Detection of Research Topics
This event took place on Wednesday 08 February 2017


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