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Personalisation is the supply of services and/or data based on a model of a user

As part of work commissioned by JISC from Sero Consulting and Hedtek I’ve come up with a broad, simple definition of personalisation: Personalisation is the supply of services and/or data based on a model of a user. Supply and model are interpreted broadly, to mean by a machine or human agent. Examples of human agency are personalised […]

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Achieving the impossible

Increasingly austere times are upon us, and despite a degree of ring-fencing of the education budget after the 2010 election, the future for education in the UK looks increasingly grim. Today we see further confirmation of a rumour in HE circles, that there looks likely to be a large cut in Higher Education funding in […]

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Project award: fishDelish

We are very pleased to have a strong role in the fishDelish Project awarded to the  University of Manchester’s School of Computer Science by the Joint Information Systems Council (JISC). Our co-partners in the project include FIN Inc, a not-for profit NGO that has created and runs FishBase, a 400M hit per annum species-specific database. […]

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