A Q&A with Professor Dame Wendy Hall for the Royal Academy of Engineering to celebrate International Women’s Day. She discusses her motivations for choosing to go into engineering, her current research and being a woman engineering.
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 Clare Hooper, Brian Bailey, Hugh Glaser and James Hendler on social machines (systems where people and technology interact). The authors suggest a framework for thinking about social machines and discuss factors that might be considered when constructing them.
A chapter on the World Wide Web by Paul Smart and Nigel Shadbolt in the Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology, reviewing existing epistemological (of the study of knowledge) analyses of the Web and suggesting improvements in the application of epistemology to the study of the Web.
A paper by Paul Smart, Tom Scutt, Katia Sycara and Nigel Shadbolt on using a system for modelling human cognitive processes (ACT-R) to control a virtual character in the video game Unity.
A paper by Ian Brown, Lisa Harris and Wendy Hall, describing the extension of a model to describe Social Machines. The new model includes external and non-linear factors and grouping and sequencing of processes.
A paper by Ramine Tinati, Xin Wang, Thanassis Tiropanis and Wendy Hall, presenting the Web Observatory: a platform for gathering, querying and analysing heterogeneous real-time and historic data. The Web Observatory’s potential uses and the possible challenges are also discussed.
A paper by Markus Luczak-Roesch, Ramine Tinati, Kieron O’Hara and Nigel Shadbolt on collaborative problem solving activities on the Web. The authors ask whether the Web can be conceived of as one giant machine. A thesis of information sharing activities is proposed, with the aim of developing a generic model of the computational capability of the Web.
New Seme4 Sales and Marketing Director Robert Pye’s blog on reframing how society thinks about linked data.
A paper by Markus Luczak-Roesch, Ramine Tinati and Nigel Shadbolt on a general theory of coincidence in information spaces.
Building a Web Observatory for the South Australian Government: Supporting an Age Friendly Population
A paper on a collaboration between the University of South Australia and the University of Southampton to build a Web Observatory for the South Australian Government, which allows government data to be published in a user-friendly, transparent and secure manner.