Project: AKT

<p>Advanced Knowledge Technologies</p>

First AKT Sponsored Workshop on Semantic Web Services

Yesterday saw 60 researchers from academia and industry come to KMi for the first AKT sponsored workshop on semantic web services. The purpose of the one day workshop was to bring together relevant members of the AKT project and the wider research community associated with semantic web services. Web services are reusable program components which…

Bulgaria, Germany, Japan: The IRS-III Tour Continues

The first week in November will see KMi�s Semantic Web Services infrastructure, IRS-III, presented for the third time as part of a tutorial. Previous tutorials were held in conjunction with the AIMSA (Artificial Intelligence, Methods, Systems and Applications) conference in Varna, Bulgaria, and in conjunction with the NetObjectDays conference in Erfurt, Germany. In these full-day…

A for AKT

Last week saw the midterm review for the EPSRC funded Advanced Knowledge Technologies (AKT) project at the University of Southampton. Overall the review went extremely well. In his summing up the review, panel chair Professor James Hendler said �if I could give you a grade it would be an �A�� and pointed out that many…

AKT-0 Workshop a Success

Over the last three days members of the Advanced Knowledge Technologies (AKT) consortium attended a workshop in KMi to construct ‘AKT-0’. AKT-0 is a preliminary experiment to explore what types of web based knowledge services can be offered by integrating existing tools within the consortium. KMi Planet and KMi’s library of associated knowledge models provided…

KMi Hat-Trick in National Press

Three KMi related stories appeared today in the Open Eye supplement of the Independent newspaper. The first story described how the new £7million AKT project would allow organisations to share knowledge effectively amongst collaborating workers. This project will use a number of KMi knowledge and web technologies which have been developed in previous EU funded…

£7M Advanced Knowledge Technologies Project Underway

KMi today welcomed the full project team of the EPSRC-sponsored Advanced Knowledge Technologies (AKT) Project. AKT is one of the select EPSRC Interdisciplinary Research Centres, funded for 6 years and a total project cost of �7M. The project begins formally on 1st October 2000, with today’s meeting helping to establish the full ‘modus operandi’. The…