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Keynote at the IEEE ICALT 2013

Posted: Friday, 23 August 2013 19:45

George Magoulas was a keynote speaker at the 13th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 15-18, 2013, Beijing, China. His talk entitled "Intelligent Constructionist Environments for Learning and Teaching" presented interdisciplinary research in intelligent interactive learning environments that was conducted during the past few years at the London Knowledge Lab.

Ontology-based data access

Posted: Tuesday, 16 July 2013 09:17

Prof Michael Zakharyaschev will give a short course "Ontology-based data access" at the 9th Reasoning Web Summer School(RW 2013) in Mannheim, Germany, July 30 - August 2, 2013.

Flexible querying of heterogeneous graph data

Posted: Friday, 12 July 2013 10:17

Alex Poulovassilis gave a keynote talk on Flexible querying of heterogeneous graph data at the 18th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, describing recent research at the London Knowledge Lab on supporting flexible query processing and search over Linked Open Data.

FdWT Student Work Placements

Posted: Tuesday, 4 June 2013 15:43

The Foundation Degree in Web Technologies Team has been working over the past months to negotiate work placements with Outlandish Ideas, a major London-based web development and design company. We are now pleased to announce that two FdWT students have been accepted on placements and will commence work in the coming weeks. One student will be working on a charity project; the other student will also be working on a charity project, but will, in addition, be doing paid work for one of the company’s clients.

Outlandish were very impressed with the standard of candidate that they interviewed and have expressed a keenness to offer further placements to FdWT once the current placements have run their course.

Lecturer A post

Posted: Friday, 17 May 2013 11:03

We have a vacancy for a Lecturer A in Computer Science. The closing date for completed applications is Friday 28 June 2013. Full details and application form.

Samtla

Posted: Monday, 22 April 2013 12:46

At the recent Digital Humanities event at Southampton University Dr Dan Levene (Southampton) and Mr Martyn Harris (Birkbeck) presented Samtla (Search And Mining Tools with Linguistic Analysis) - Samtla provides a language-agnostic search facility through statistical language modelling, and document comparison tools to identify both local and global patterns of language use and change over time. video of the presentation.

PhD studentship for 2013/14

Posted: Tuesday, 19 March 2013 16:46

The Department is inviting applications for a three year PhD studentship commencing in the 2013/14 academic year further details.

Andrea Calì gives keynote speech at LWDM 2013

Posted: Tuesday, 12 March 2013 16:17

On March 22nd 2013 Dr Andrea Calì will give the keynote speech at the 3rd International Workshop on Linked Web Data Management. Andrea's presentation is "New tools for ontology querying on Linked Open Data". LWDM 2013.

New Programme in Cloud and Data Technologies

Posted: Thursday, 21 February 2013 09:50

Applications are now being accepted for October 2013 entry to a new programme in Cloud and Data Technologies. This postgraduate programme of study focuses on an area of growing importance in the IT industry which underpins the efforts to develop solutions to the problems of handling "big data". The programme may be followed by 1 year or 2 years of part-time study - programme web page.