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X-Media addresses the issue of knowledge management in complex distributed environments. It will study, develop and implement large scale methodologies and techniques for knowledge management able to support sharing and reuse of knowledge that is distributed in different media (images, documents and data) and repositories (data bases, knowledge bases, document repositories, etc.). The project started in March 2006 and will last for 4 years. It has a budget topping Euro 13.6M, (9.9M from the EU). 15 partners are involved from UK, Germany, Italy, France, Slovenia, Greece and Norway.

Recent News

X-Media Sponsoring ISWC 2009
Sunday, 20 September 2009
X-Media is sponsoring the 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2009) will be held 25-29 October 2009 near Washington, DC.

X-Media research nominated for best paper award at K-Cap 2009
Thursday, 10 September 2009
The research paper on a summative evaluation of semantic desktops
by Thomas Franz, Ansgar Scherp, and Steffen Staab has been nomitated for the
best paper award at the 2009 ACM conference on Knowledge Capture (K-Cap),

Fabio Ciravegna nominated Director of Research and Innovation in the Digital World for the University of Sheffield
Monday, 3 August 2009
Professor Fabio Ciravegna, X-Media director, has been nominated Director of Research and Innovation (DRI) in the Digital World for the University of Sheffield. 

X-Media Sponsoring SSWS 2009
Wednesday, 1 July 2009
X-Media is sponsoring the 7th European Summer School on Ontological Engineering and the Semantic Web (SSSW-2009), held in Cercedilla, Spain, 5-11 July 2009.
Director is professor Enrico Motta (principal investigator for the Open University). Professor Fabio Ciravegna (X-Media director) was tutor.

X-Media’s Contribution to ESWC 2009
Friday, 29 May 2009
X-Media is providing an in-kind contribution to the 6th European Semantic Web Conference, Heraklion, Greece, 31 May- 4 June 2009. The contribution of X-Media has consisted in the support by Ms Laura Smith in the organisation, as well as in providing the general chair, Prof. Fabio Ciravegna.

Successful 3rd Year Review for X-Media!
Friday, 22 May 2009
The annual review was held in Sheffield, UK, on 21-22.05.2009.
The review included presentation of results from the four areas of research and a 2 hour slot for demos. The review result is the highest possible (Good to Excellent progress: the project has fully achieved its objectives and technical...

Spin-out Company created in Sheffield commercialising X-Media results
Monday, 3 November 2008
The company, called Knowledge Now Ltd (K-Now Ltd) has been created to commercialise the following technologies developed as part of X-Media...

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