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.

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Future Events

 Daniel Garijo

Knowledge-Powered Model Integration in Environmental and Social Sciences: Challenges and Solutions

Environmental and social scientists rely on observational data to accurately model natural processes and human activities around the globe. Since these processes and activities do not occur in isolation, it is required to forecast how they...

Presenter: Daniel Garijo
Organisation: University of Southern California
Webcast time: 11:30
Webcast date: Friday 26 October 2018
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Past Events

Machine learning and natural language processing for humanitarian response: a view from the field

Drawing on real-life case studies from Nepal, Indonesia, and Kenya, I will provide an overview of how crowdsourced and social media data are used or ignored in humanitarian response and the challenges they pose for practitioners. Designed in...

Presenter: Shadrock Roberts
Webcast date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
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Ontology-Based Recommendation of Editorial Products

Major academic publishers need to be able to analyse their vast catalogue of products and select the best items to be marketed in scientific venues. This is a complex exercise that requires characterising with a high precision the topics of...

Presenter: Thiviyan Thanapalasingam
Organisation: The Open University
Webcast date: Friday 21 September 2018
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las2peer: Innovation on the Fringe Next Generation Open Source Service Development for Communities of Practice

The practice of service development in general and Web service development in particular is not easy to acquire for novice and even experienced software developers. Either you have to learn a huge software stack or you have to rely on third...

Presenter: Peter de Lange
Organisation: RWTH Aachen University
Webcast date: Monday 10 September 2018
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Big Data, Small Data, Energy Data

AND Technology Research has been active for over 20 years in monitoring energy. ‘Energy Data’ is created as a consequence.  Much of that time has involved the collection of ‘Small Data’; data relevant to one...

Presenter: Dr. Valerie Lynch
Organisation: AND Technology Research Ltd
Webcast date: Friday 20 July 2018
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Stylistic variation: Applications, limitations and risks

People express themselves in different ways due to their background, their intended audience, the conventions of their language for the genre in question, or just as a matter of personal style. This variation has important consequences for...

Presenter: Lucie Flekova
Organisation: Amazon Alexa AI
Webcast date: Wednesday 18 July 2018
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