KMi is a diverse and multidisciplinary R&D lab that has been at the forefront of innovation since 1995, conducting research in computing technologies for social and environmental good. Our research spans Semantic Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Educational Media, Social Data Science, Scholarly Data, Blockchain, Citizen Science, Collective Intelligence, Smart Cities, and others.

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Upcoming Seminar

Prof. Gary Burnett

Lectures in the Metaverse: Engaging University students socially within virtual worlds

This event will take place on Wednesday 11 October 2023

Prof. Gary Burnett - Loughborough University

For the last 3 years, Professor Burnett has taught Engineering and Computing students (presently 266 in total) about the Human Factors design issues for virtual reality from within a persistent...

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Abi Brooks - Photograph

I am Research and Enterprise Manager for KMi and I provide support for financial aspects of bidding and the management of ongoing research projects

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Angelo Antonio Salatino - Photograph

Dr. Angelo Salatino is a Research Associate at the Intelligence Systems and Data Science (ISDS) group, at the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) of the Open University. He obtained a Ph.D., studying...

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Valentina Presutti, Institute of Cognitive Science and Technologies, Italy

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Reyero Lobo, P., Daga, E., Alani, H. and Fernandez, M. (2023) Knowledge-Grounded Target Group Language Recognition in Hate Speech, 19th International Conference on Semantic Systems, Leipzig, Germany

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Mulholland, P., Stoneman, A., Carvalho, J., Daga, E. and Maguire, M. (2023) Deep Viewpoints: Scripted Support for the Citizen Curation of Museum Artworks, Proceedings of the 33rd ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HT '23), Rome, Italy

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Burel, G. and Alani, H. (2023) The Fact-Checking Observatory: Reporting the Co-Spread of Misinformation and Fact-checks on Social Media, HT '23: Proceedings of the 34th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media, Rome, Italy

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