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

 Peter de Lange

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 time: 11:30
Webcast date: Monday 10 September 2018
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Past Events

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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An introduction to SRE at Google

"Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is what you get when you ask a software engineer to do a operations role."  Since 2004 the reliability of Google's critical services such as Websearch and Gmail has been defended by the...

Presenter: Adrian Hilton
Organisation: Google
Webcast date: Monday 25 June 2018
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Alpha-Beta Privacy (a novel and declarative way to reason about privacy)

Formally specifying privacy goals is not trivial. The most widely used approach in formal methods is based on the static equivalence of frames in the applied pi-calculus, basically asking whether or not the intruder is able to distinguish two...

Presenter: Prof. Luca Vigano
Webcast date: Friday 15 June 2018
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Quantitative and Qualitative Analyses for the Humanities Using Text, Images, and Tables

Humanities research is more and more becoming an interdisciplinary affair; digitisation and computing present researchers with interesting opportunities but also with challenges. Opportunities about in digital archives that are available to...

Presenter: Marieke van Erp
Organisation: Digital Humanities Lab, KNAW Humanities Cluster, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Webcast date: Monday 21 May 2018
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