Links to papers, talks and other publications in the media, highlighting the academic research and thought leadership undertaken by Seme4 founders and staff
A paper by Reuben Binns, Ulrik Lyngs, Max Van Kleek, Jun Zhao, Timothy Libert and Nigel Shadbolt on third-party tracking, which is the identification and tracking of users and their behaviour across multiple digital services.
The paper presents the findings of an empirical study of third-party trackers on almost a million apps from the US and UK Google Play stores, one of the biggest studies of its kind.
A paper by Eugene Siow, Thanassis Tiropanis and Wendy Hall on a new Fog Computing infrastructure called Ewya.
Fog computing is an emerging technology which is an extension to Cloud Computing. It allows processing and data storage to be distributed around a network efficiently.
The authors describe the details and architecture of the technology and present the results of an evaluation of its performance.
An independent review by Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti (CEO of BenevelentTech) for the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on ways to encourage growth in the Artificial Intelligence sector.
A video of a talk given by Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt at the Open Data Institute. He talks for 35 minutes and then takes 20 minutes of questions.
Professor Shadbolt discusses past achievements in Open Data and the actions that are required in order to continue growth and development of the field.
A paper by Eugene Siow, Thanassis Tiropanis and Wendy Hall on Ewya, a novel Fog Computing infrastructure.
Fog computing is a technology for the Internet of Things, which links data collectors such as sensors with the cloud.
A paper by Reuben Binns, Michael Veale, Max Van Kleek and Nigel Shadbolt, discussing automated content moderation, for example algorithms to identify content deemed offensive.
The authors discuss methodologies for content moderation and the problems that arise, for example bias in the classification of content.
A paper by Ramine Tinati, Aastha Madaan and Wendy Hall on the Internet of Things. The authors explore how crowd-sourcing can be used to address some of the complex challenges in this area. Health care and Smart Cities are used to illustrate the issues. The authors also discuss the future development of the Internet of Things.
A video recording of a talk given by Professor Dame Wendy Hall on the relationship between politics and social media such as Facebook and Twitter.
She discusses the situation on the eve of the UK referendum on whether to leave the European Union, in which most of the opinion polls were either too close to call or narrowly pointing to a remain vote, but that analysis of social media on the eve of the referendum pointed to a leave result.
This talk took place on the eve of the 2016 US presidential elections. Professor Hall talks about how, similarly to the UK referendum, in contrast to opinion polls, analysis of social media points to a Trump victory……………..
An interview with Professor Dame Wendy Hall on Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Lateline. She discusses a range of issues relating to the Web, including data privacy, data provenance and the role of IT in education.
An interview with Professor Dame Wendy Hall in Tech Nation, in which she discusses the future opportunities provided by the Web, but also the need for building in mechanisms for assurance and trust for Web data and interactions.