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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.

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Past Events

A Uniform Model for Tolerance-Based Real-Time Computing

Standard real-time models do not consider the fact that a chosen technical deadline is different from the critical latency where the service utility becomes zero.  But this fact is rather important for engineering practice.

Presenter: Priv.-Doz. Dr. Raimund Kirner
Organisation: School of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire
Webcast date: Wednesday 03 December 2014
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Exploratory Search and Trend Detection

The talk will present the notion of exploratory search as a means to go beyond "lookup", like learning or investigating (Marchionini 2006), and sketch its usefulness in new applications such as Digital Humanities. In...

Presenter: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Heyer
Organisation: Institut für Informatik/Computer Science Department Universität Leipzig
Webcast date: Wednesday 19 November 2014
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Engaged research in healthcare - what can digital engagement offer?

A research team drawn from the Faculty of Business Law at the Open University and Healthcare Improvement at UCL Partners, led by Prof John Storey, is currently carrying out a major 3 year research project, funded by the...

Presenter: Dr Richard Holti
Organisation: The Open University
Webcast date: Monday 10 November 2014
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A Semantic Modelling and Ranking Approach for Agricultural Sensor Data Analytics

Sensor data analytics is an essential part of agricultural decision support systems. Farmers and crop managers need fit for purpose environmental derived data and predictive models to help them monitor their crop and adjust control options for...

Presenter: Dr. Liliana Cabral
Organisation: ISSL, CSIRO, Hobart, TAS, Australia
Webcast date: Thursday 30 October 2014
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Designed visualisation: good design doing good?

The talk will introduce ideas around design as an agent of change and how designed visual communications can operate within the field of argument visualisation.The opportunities present within the the EPSRC-funded platform for Election Debate...

Presenter: Dr. Paul Wilson
Organisation: Lecturer, School of Design, University of Leeds
Webcast date: Tuesday 29 July 2014
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Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
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Based in Milton Keynes
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The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute has an opening for two Research Assistants to work on the EC-funded project Europeana Cloud (eCloud), in two emerging areas of Computer Science – Cloud Computing & Data Science. eCloud is...

Research Assistant - Cloud Computing / Data Science

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,695 - £30,434
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract, up to 12 months (until 31 January 2016)

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute has an opening for two Research Assistants to work on the EC-funded project Europeana Cloud (eCloud), in two emerging areas of Computer Science – Cloud Computing & Data Science. eCloud is...

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Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31st December 2016

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute has an opening for an experienced person to take on the role of Senior Administration Assistant. You will be adaptable to the unique environment and demands of a high-profile research laboratory, which...

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