Harith AlaniProfessor of Web Science
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 fellow at the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton. I have published around 120 scientific papers in various leading journals and conferences, and have been involved as a Principle Investigator in several national and international research projects. Currently I am Co-ordinator of two EU projects; DecarboNet, and COMRADES. Recently I served as the programme co-chair of WWW 2014 Web Science Track, ISWC 2013, and WebSci 2013.
Keys: social semantics, social media analysis, computational behaviour analysis, semantic sentiment analysis, offline-online social networks.
22 May 2018
07 Dec 2017
03 Nov 2017
10 Jul 2017
29 May 2017
Farrell Frey, T., Mikroyannidis, A. and Alani, H. (2017) "We're Seeking Relevance": Qualitative Perspectives on the Impact of Learning Analytics on Teaching and Learning, 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL), Tallinn, Estonia, Springer LNCS
Piccolo, L. and Alani, H. (2017) Prospecting Socially-Aware Concepts and Artefacts for Designing for Community Resilience, Workshop: Refugees & HCI Workshop: The Role of HCI in Responding to the Refugee Crisis at 8th conference on Community & Technologies, Troyes, France
Piccolo, L., De Liddo, A., Burel, G., Fernandez, M. and Alani, H. (2017) Collective intelligence for promoting changes in behaviour: a case study on energy conservation, AI & SOCIETY, pp. 1-11
Dickinson, T., Fernandez, M., Thomas, L., Mulholland, P., Briggs, P. and Alani, H. (2016) Detecting Important Life Events on Twitter Using Frequent Semantic and Syntactic Subgraphs, IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet, 14, 2, pp. 23-37
Dickinson, T., Fernandez, M., Thomas, L., Mulholland, P., Briggs, P. and Alani, H. (2016) Identifying Important Life Events from Twitter Using Semantic and Syntactic Patterns, 15th International Conference WWW/Internet 2016, Mannheim, Germany