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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 Ian Witten

Mining MOOCs to assist second language learners

MOOCs claim to offer access to affordable, quality education to

Presenter: Prof Ian Witten
Organisation: University of Waikato
Webcast time: 11:00
Webcast date: Thursday 28 September 2017
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Mr Renato Cortinovis

Supporting the discoverability of Open Educational Resources

This talk will briefly present my PhD research, aiming to contribute solutions to support educators in their exploratory search of (Open) Educational Resources. As a first step, a taxonomy of OER search-related tasks was developed, based on a...

Presenter: Mr Renato Cortinovis
Organisation:
Webcast time: 11:30
Webcast date: Monday 26 June 2017
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Past Events

Civic Intelligence in Uncertain and Threatening Times

Civic intelligence is the capacity for individuals and groups to address shared problems equitably and efficiently. The still-evolving theory of civic intelligence suggests a strong hypothesis: That the survival and quality of life of a...

Presenter: Douglas Schuler
Organisation:
Webcast date: Friday 23 June 2017
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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
Organisation:
Webcast date: Wednesday 31 May 2017
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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
Organisation:
Webcast date: Thursday 25 May 2017
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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
Organisation:
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
Organisation:
Webcast date: Thursday 11 May 2017
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Jobs

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£29,301 - £38,183"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract - September 2017 until December 2018

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate to work jointly on two EU funded projects. The Hub4NGI project will strengthen and coordinate the work done by ongoing and upcoming projects, focusing...

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£29,301 - £38,183"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary 15 months contract, commencing Octoberr 2017

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate to work on an EU funded project. The Hub4NGI project will strengthen and coordinate the work done by ongoing and upcoming projects, focusing on Next...

ERDF Project Secretary

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£21,843 - £24,565"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contrat until 30th June 2019

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The unit seeks an experienced Project Secretary to support the delivery management of...

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