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Collaborative Advanced Knowledge Technologies in the grid.



This proposal outlines a programme of work within the EPSRC Advanced Knowledge Technologies Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (the AKT IRC). It has been evoked in the context of the UK e-Science initiative. The objective of the proposed project is to advance the state of the art in collaborative mediated spaces for distributed e-Science collaboration through the novel application of knowledge technologies. In particular, we aim to harness our work on ontologies to enhance media-rich annotations of group problem solving. We will develop and deploy our work on planning and knowledge-based task support to enhance issue-based process/activity discussions. We will utilise work on scholarly discourse and argumentation to enhance collaborative meeting structures, and our work on presence and visualisation to enhance group peripheral awareness at a distance.

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: IRC
Grant Value: £494,517.00
Start Date: 01/06/2002
End Date: 31/05/2004
Project Status: completed
Funding Agency: Core

Project Members
Prof Nigel Shadbolt
Prof David De Roure
Prof Marc Eisenstadt
Prof Austin Tate
Dr Simon Buckingham Shum

Collaborating Organisations
School of Physics (University of Edinburgh)
The Open University (AKT)
University of Edinburgh (AKT)
University of Southampton (AKT)

Component(s) Project Develops
Collaboration Toolkits
Domain/ Task Ontologies and Metadata
Problem Solving Environments
Visualisation Services

Application Area(s) associated with Project


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