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.
My research focuses on the socio-technical factors influencing the design and uptake of Collective Intelligence infrastructures. These are online environments which seek to improve collective...
Shuangyan Liu is a research associate in KMi. She is working on the MK:Smart project (http://www.mksmart.org/). The overall goal of the MK:Smart project is to establish a datahub for the city of...
This event will take place on Wednesday 19 November 2014
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Heyer - Institut für Informatik/Computer Science Department Universität Leipzig
The talk will present the notion of exploratory search as a means to go beyond "lookup", like learning or investigating (Marchionini 2006), and sketch its usefulness in new...
Dr. Paul Wilson - Lecturer, School of Design, University of Leeds
Designed visualisation: good design doing good?
This event took place on Tuesday 29 July 2014
PhD Researcher Prashant Aparajeya
Point-based medialness for shape representation, recognition and movement computing
This event took place on Wednesday 16 July 2014
Andrew Smith - The Open University
Teaching the Internet over the Internet
This event took place on Monday 07 July 2014
Dr Brian Plüss
The Election Debate Visualisation (EDV) Project
This event took place on Thursday 19 June 2014