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Past Events

Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL

Abstract:  Networks are a data structure commonly found in any social media service that allows populations to author collections of connections.  The 

Presenter: Marc Smith
Organisation: Connected Action Consulting Group
Webcast date: Tuesday 14 November 2017
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Semantic Map of Sexism: Topic Modelling of the Everyday Sexism Content

The Everyday Sexism Project documents everyday examples of sexism reported by volunteer contributors from all around the world. It has reached 100,000 entries in 13+ languages within 3 years of its existence. The content of reports in various...

Presenter: Dr Taha Yasseri
Organisation: University of Oxford
Webcast date: Monday 13 November 2017
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Understanding Stories with Large-Scale Commonsense

Story understanding systems need to be able to perform commonsense reasoning, specifically regarding characters’ goals and their associated actions. Some efforts have been made to form large-scale commonsense knowledge bases, but...

Presenter: Henry Lieberman
Organisation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Webcast date: Friday 10 November 2017
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The professional licensing of software engineers will change lives

If you want to practice medicine in the UK, you need a licence to practice. In the IT industry, we're different. You don't need a licence to practice no matter whether it's web page design or the software to control a medical...

Presenter: Jon Hall
Organisation: The Open University
Webcast date: Thursday 02 November 2017
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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 date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
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Research Asst / Assoc - Text and Data Mining

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
29,799 - 38,833 (Grades AC1 /AC2)
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31 December 2018

WE ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM CITIZENS GLOBALLY The team at the OU runs the world's largest aggregator of open access research papers called CORE. CORE provides free access to the full-texts of 8 million+ Open Access research papers as well as a...

Senior Research Fellow x 2

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
50,618 - 56,950 (Grade AC4)
Based in Milton Keynes
Permanent Position

WE ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM CITIZENS GLOBALLY The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is one of the top research centres in the world in the area of knowledge and media technologies, and we offer a creative and flexible working environment. The...


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