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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Past Events

Robot capabilities and models or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Robotics

Complex  robotic systems integrating advanced hardware components and sophisticated algorithms are nowadays  gaining in popularity, thanks to the widespread use of robotic  middlewares such as the Robot...

Presenter: Gianluca Bardaro
Webcast date: Friday 14 July 2017
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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
Webcast date: Monday 26 June 2017
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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
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
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
Webcast date: Thursday 25 May 2017
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Project Officer - Data Hub Development

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£32,004 - £38,183"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract 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 is looking for a Project Officer to support the maintenance and evolution of...


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