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 interested in the development and use of technology to support learning and discovery. Current areas of involvement include museum learning and fieldwork.

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I lead an R&D team working in the domains of text-mining, digital libraries and open access/science. I am the founder, product and team leader for CORE, which is a service that aggregates...

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Tiddi, I., Daga, E., Bastianelli, E. and d'Aquin, M. (2016) Update of time-invalid information in Knowledge Bases through Mobile Agents, Workshop: Integrating Multiple Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Techniques in Robotics (MIRROR-16) at 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), Deajeon, South Korea

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Saif, H., Fernandez, M., , M., , . and Alani, H. (2016) On the Role of Semantics for Detecting pro-ISIS Stances on Social Media, Poster at The 15th International Semantic Web Conference, Kobe, Japan


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

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Recent Seminars

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This event took place on Friday 22 April 2016


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