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Future Events

Professor Hans Akkermans

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 time: 11:00
Webcast date: Thursday 02 July 2015
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Past Events

An Introduction to OpenUIX

The new capabilities of Augmented Reality systems facilitate the definition of new interaction mechanisms that take into consideration the real (physical) world to create compelling user experiences. However, the lack of a proper HCI model...

Presenter: Mikel Salazar
Organisation: Deustotech (University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain)
Webcast date: Tuesday 30 June 2015
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Fostering an international initiative to mitigate the barriers of full participation for geoscience students and practitioners with disabilities

The importance of experiential learning is well documented in geoscience literature.  However, experience-based learning often places profound barriers on individuals with physical and sensory disabilities seeking to obtain certifications...

Presenter: Dr. Christopher Atchison
Organisation: University of Cincinnati and the International Association for Geoscience Diversity
Webcast date: Monday 29 June 2015
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A new concept in online universities

Founded in 2009, UNIR has become the biggest private University in Spain. We will learn, in this brief presentation,...

Presenter: Rafael Garcia
Organisation: Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR)
Webcast date: Tuesday 23 June 2015
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Named-Entity Chunking for Norwegian Text Using Support Vector Machines

To make machines able to find people, organisations, events and other named-entities in text we need to define ways to separate which tokens in the text that are part of a named-entity and which are not. In this presentation I present a...

Presenter: PhD candidate Bjarte Johansen
Organisation: Uni. of Bergen
Webcast date: Tuesday 10 March 2015
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Continuous activity with immediate feedback: a good strategy to guarantee the students engagement in online maths

In this talk the experience of applying a new teaching strategy to a basic mathematics course at the Open University of Catalonia will be described. This strategy requires students to engage with practice and assessment tests with automatic...

Presenter: Dr. Teresa Sancho-Vinuesa
Organisation: Open University of Catalonia
Webcast date: Wednesday 04 February 2015
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