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

 Marilena Daquino

Data provenance and trustworthiness assessment in photo archives

Art Historical Photo Archives are making their first steps in the Semantic Web. An ontology capable to represent the domain is still under development. Merging information from different data sources will highlight contradictory pieces of...

Presenter: Marilena Daquino
Webcast time: 11:30
Webcast date: Wednesday 31 May 2017
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Mr Taha Tobaili

Sentiment Analysis for Arabizi: A multilingual jargon in Social Media

Arabizi is a portmanteau for the words Arabic and Englizi (meaning English), it is a linguistic phenomenon where Arab natives express their dialectal mother tongue in Latinscript text using alphanumeral to represent Arabic phonemes that are...

Presenter: Mr Taha Tobaili
Webcast time: 12:00
Webcast date: Thursday 25 May 2017
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Past Events

What have psychology and philosophy ever done for us?

Formal logic is difficult, at least for most people.  This applies also to languages based on formal logic, in particular when debugging requires reasoning with these languages.  This talk is about how working with such formal...

Presenter: Paul Warren
Webcast date: Monday 15 May 2017
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Hybrid Reasoning in Robotics

The quest of AI and Robotics researchers to realize fully AI-driven integrated robotic systems has not yet led to such realizations, in spite of great attainments in both research areas.  One of the major hindrances to these realizations...

Presenter: Masoumeh Mansouri
Webcast date: Thursday 11 May 2017
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Multidisciplinarity, one-offs and research for the masses: a summary of the EDV project

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 beautiful and very timely project. I will start by...

Presenter: Dr Brian Plüss
Webcast date: Thursday 04 May 2017
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We're Seeking Relevance: Ideology, Pedagogy and Psychology in Learning Analytics

One of the ongoing difficulties in learning analytics research is understanding their real impact on teaching and learning. The link between learning analytics and a conscious change in strategy is difficult to establish, as is the connection...

Presenter: Tracie Farrell-Frey
Webcast date: Wednesday 12 April 2017
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The Statistics of Stairway to Heaven: a Semantic story about Digital Humanities

Key fields in the Humanities such as History and Musicology are central in the major transformation carried by the Digital Humanities (DH). A fundamental question in DH is how humanities datasets can be represented digitally, in such a way...

Presenter: Dr Albert Meroño
Webcast date: Thursday 09 March 2017
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Senior Research Fellow

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£49,772 to £55,998
Based in Milton Keynes
Permanent position

The post is intended to strengthen the Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) international research reputation and in particular we are interested in candidates who can pursue a robust and innovative research agenda in one or more of...


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