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The UK Multimedia Knowledge Management Network consists of research teams from seven UK universities who work in this new interdisciplinary field. The aim of this network is to enhance communication between the experts in both academia and industry, and to maintain shared resources for the direct benefit of the research community. The network is hosted at and maintained by Imperial College London.
promote communication through workshops and meetings, e-mail lists and web sites.
develop a research roadmap for multimedia knowledge management and its research applications
create and maintain shared resources for the direct benefit of the research community
assist in training and development of new and existing researchers in the field
promote the Network activity to potential members, beneficiaries, collaborators and users
develop and implement a strategy for continuation of network activity after 3 years of EPSRC funding
Relevant research topics within Multimedia Knowledege Management include, but are not limited to, multimedia analysis, indexing, storage and delivery, needs elicitation and analysis, retrieval, summarisation, presentation and personalisation, crafting appropriate access environments, capitalisation and evaluation.