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

 Daniel Kershaw

Language of online Social Networks Detection, Diffusion, Prediction

Language exists in a constant flux: existing in the duality of social structure and the actions of the agents with the system. As a result, new words come and go from people's vocabularies - e.g. the recent introduction of `e-cig' and...

Presenter: Daniel Kershaw
Webcast time: 11:30
Webcast date: Tuesday 15 March 2016
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Past Events

An introduction to the International Image Interoperability Framework

Embraced by a growing number of the world’s leading research and cultural heritage organizations, the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) provides an open framework for organizations to publish their image-based...

Presenter: Tom Crane
Organisation: Digirati
Webcast date: Friday 27 November 2015
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Time representation ontology in the context of performance measurement indicators

Performance measurement indicators are widely used by organizations in order to assess, measure and classify organizational performance. As part of performance measurement systems, indicators are often shared or compared to different internal...

Presenter: Junior Freitas
Webcast date: Wednesday 11 November 2015
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FORGE Open Call webinars

Forging Online Education through FIRE (FORGE) is a project bringing the FIRE and eLearning worlds together. FORGE aligns FIRE (Future Internet Research and Experimentation) with the ongoing education...

Presenter: Prof John Domingue
Organisation: KMi, The Open University
Webcast date: Wednesday 14 October 2015
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ARToolKit Open Source Software

ARToolKit was the first commercially available SDK for Augmented Reality.  Following its acquisition by DAQRI, it has been released Free and Open Source under an LGPL license. The presentation discusses how ARToolKit underpinned the past...

Presenter: Ben Vaughan
Organisation: DAQRI Inc
Webcast date: Tuesday 07 July 2015
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Extending the World Wide Web Without Internet

The World Wide Web is widely viewed as a premier global mechanism for communication, information and knowledge sharing between people. However, this is not at all a trivial thing. Although the Web is global, still billions of people on the...

Presenter: Professor Hans Akkermans
Organisation: The Network Institute, Web alliance for Regreening in Africa (W4RA,, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Webcast date: Thursday 02 July 2015
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Research Assistant

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£25,769 - £30,738
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

We are looking for a Research Assistant to work within The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute for an initial period of 12 months, with the possibility for renewal subject to performance and funding. You will work on Rexplore, a system...

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