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KMi invites external speakers to present their work to the lab. We also welcome approaches from researchers who are interested to present their work. Please contact either the KMi staff member who is working in your field, or the seminars coordinator, Anna De Liddo.

Events take place at the KMi Podium (Berrill Building, 4th Floor North) unless otherwise stated.

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Future Events

Prof John Domingue

Blockchains as a Component of the Next Generation Internet

Blockchains are best known as the technological underpinning for the Bitcoin cryptocurrency highlighted for its potential to revolutionise the financial world. For example, a World Economic Forum survey in 2015 found that those polled believe...

Presenter: Prof John Domingue
Organisation: KMi, The Open University
Webcast time: 14:00
Webcast date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
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Past Events

Mining Scholarly Publications for Research Evaluation

Scientific research can lead to breakthroughs that revolutionise society by solving long standing problems. However, investment of public funds into research requires the ability to clearly demonstrate beneficial returns, accountability, and...

Presenter: Drahomira Herrmannova
Organisation:
Webcast date: Monday 16 October 2017
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Can we do better than Co-Citations? Bringing Citation Proximity Analysis from idea to practice in research paper recommendation

Scholarly publications are increasing exponentially every year, creating challenges for researchers to stay in touch with new relevant articles in their domain. Recommender Systems can serve dual purpose. To researchers, it can help...

Presenter: Anita Khadka
Organisation:
Webcast date: Wednesday 11 October 2017
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Learning word representations with deep learning

Learning word representations from unsupervised methods has been recently extensively explored. However the studied methods have been limited to methods based on co-occurrence statistics or windowed bag-of-word shallow neural networks. These...

Presenter: Trung Huynh
Organisation:
Webcast date: Wednesday 04 October 2017
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Mining MOOCs to assist second language learners

MOOCs claim to offer access to affordable, quality education to anyone around the world. The language of instruction is invariably English, a second language for many students. MOOCs include extensive text in the style of...

Presenter: Prof Ian Witten
Organisation: University of Waikato
Webcast date: Thursday 28 September 2017
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Incidental or influential: Challenges in automatic detection of citation importance

This work looks in depth at several studies that have attempted to automate the process of citation importance classification based on the publications' full text. We analyse a range of features that have been previously used in this task....

Presenter: David Pride
Organisation:
Webcast date: Thursday 21 September 2017
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The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). KMi is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate to work on an EU funded...

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The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). KMi is looking for a Project Officer to support the maintenance and evolution of the MK...

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The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the Open University. KMI is looking for a Web Developer to join their team of developers and researchers...

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