The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) was set up in 1995 in recognition of the need for The Open University to be at the forefront of research and development in a convergence of areas that impacted on the OU's very nature: Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Artificial Intelligence and Semantic Technologies, and Multimedia. We chose to call this convergence Knowledge Media.

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I am currently a PhD student who's thesis title is "Telling Life Stories from Social Media Content". The approach I am taking looks at identifying and categorising events from a persons...

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Harith Alani - Photograph

Currently I am a senior lecturer at the Knowledge Media institute, The Open University, where I am leading a group specialising in Social Semantics and Web Science. Previously to joining KMi, I was a...

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Publications

Sharples, M. and Domingue, J. (2016) The Blockchain and Kudos: a Distributed System for Educational Record, Reputation and Reward, 11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, Lyon, France, Springer

 

Salatino, A.A. and Motta, E. (2016) Detection of Embryonic Research Topics by Analysing Semantic Topic Networks, Workshop: 2016 WORKSHOP ON "SEMANTICS, ANALYTICS AND VISUALISATION: ENHANCING SCHOLARLY DATA" at 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016), Montreal, Quebec (CA), Springer

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Mikroyannidis, A., Domingue, J., Pareit, D., Gerwen, J., Tranoris, C., Jourjon, G. and Marquez-Barja, J. (2016) Applying a methodology for the design, delivery and evaluation of learning resources for remote experimentation, IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), Abu Dhabi, UAE, IEEE Education Society Publications

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