Current Research Assistants and PhD Students
Research Assistant on the BRAIN project.
We examine the application of community modelling for discovering connections between researchers to support collaboration and innovation.
Dimoklis Despotakis: Context-rich activity modelling.
PhD start date: 1 Oct 2009; Supervisors: Vania Dimitrova and Lydia Lau.
This PhD aims to develop new methods to augment multimedia content with a knowledge-enriched, multi-perspective context model. The work is conducted within the ImREAL project
Claudio Calazans Campelo: Representation and reasoning about geographical processes.
PhD start date: 1 Oct 2009; Supervisors: Brandon Bennett and Vania Dimitrova.
This PhD aims to develop a formal approach for reasoning about geographical processes from time-stamped data.
Ronald Denaux: Intelligent support for ontology engineering.
PhD start date: 1 Oct 2008; Supervisors: Vania Dimitrova and Anthony G. Cohn.
This PhD develops an innovative method to support domain experts knowledge capture through controlled natural language and dialogue. The work is conducted within the Confluence project
Ilaria Corda: Ontological approach for personalised access to historical collections.
PhD start date: 1 Oct 2007; Supervisors: Vania Dimitrova and Brandon Bennett.
This PhD develops an innovative approach to help peoppe discover connections between historical events by automatically generating semantic trajectories.
Wichai Eamsinvattana: Personalised on-the-job reflective mobile learning in fire and rescue services.
PhD start date: 1 Oct 2006; Supervisors: Vania Dimitrova and David Allen.
This PhD develops a new framework to promote reflection on action through enriched context model and intelligent dialogue.
Past Research Assistants and PhD Students
PhD completion in 2010; University of Leeds, UK.
Title: Intelligent Support for Knowledge Sharing in Virtual Communities
PhD completion in 2008; University of Torino, Italy.
Visiting researcher at Leeds, joint work on Evidence-Based Approach to Handle Semantic Heterogeneity in Interoperable Distributed User Models
PhD completion in 2006; University of Leeds, UK.
Title: Schema Theory-Based Computational Approach to Support Children's Conceptual Understanding
PhD completion in 2005; University of Leeds, UK.
Title: Generating Computer-based Advice in Web-Based Distance Education Evironment
PhD completion in 2005; University of Lugano, Switzerland.
Title: Using Information Visualisation to Facilitate Instructors in Web-based Distance Learning