Miriam Fernandez PROFILE PHOTO

Dr Miriam Fernandez is a Senior Research Fellow at the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), Open University, and a member of KMi's Social Data Science Group. Before joining KMi, she was research associate at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain and software engineer (internship) at Google Zurich, Switzerland. Her research is at the intersection of the Web Science (WS) and Semantic Web communities (SW), where she has contributed with more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in various leading conferences and journals. She has extensive expertise in leading EU and national projects. She frequently participates in organising committees and editorial boards of the top SW and WS conferences, recently being program co-chair of the International Semantic Web conference in 2017, and serving as editor for the Journal of Web Semantics. Dr. Fernandez is the Athena SWAN champion for KMi, leading key initiatives to increase equality diversity in higher education.

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KMi at ISWC2018

Every year the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) is the main destination for many researchers in the Semantic Web community....Read more

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KMi @The Web Conference 2018

KMi once again had a strong presence at The Web Conference, which this year was held in Lyon, France from 23-27 April, and was attended by over 2300 delegates....Read more

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TRIVALENT

EU H2020 project to develop advanced method for detecting and measuring violent radicalisation behaviour on social media. ...Read more

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ReelLives

Development of filmic representations of social media content for individuals and groups using a mixture of semantic, content, and network analysis...Read more

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Sense4Us

tools and techniques to enable policy makers to gather, integrate, and analyse policy-related discussions...Read more

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DecarboNet

A Decarbonisation Platform for Citizen Empowerment and Translating Collective Awareness into Behavioural Change...Read more

Dickinson, T., Fernandez, M., Thomas, L, Mulholland, P., Briggs, P and Alani, H. (2016) Detecting Important Life Events on Twitter Using Frequent Semantic and Syntactic Subgraphs, IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet, 14, 2, pp. 23-37

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