Senior Research Fellow
UCL Institute of Education
Areas of interest: Computational social science, Learning analytics, Online learning communities, interactivity in online communities, collaborative learning technologies
Email: kent.carmel at gmail.com
Peer reviewed journals:
Carmeli, B., Casali, P., Goldbraich, A., Goldsteen, A., Kent, C., Licitra, L., et al (2011). Evicase: an evidence-based case structuring approach for personalized healthcare. Studies in health technology and informatics, 180, 604-608.
Slonim, N., Carmeli, B., Goldsteen, A., Keller, O., Kent, C., & Rinott, R. (2012). Knowledge-analytics synergy in clinical decision support. Stud Health Technol Inform, 180, 703-7.
Kent, C., Lewenstein, M., & Sheinwald, D. (2012). On demand string sorting over unbounded alphabets. Theoretical Computer Science, 426, 66-74.
Boulton, C.A., Kent, C. & Williams, H. (2018). Virtual learning environment engagement and learning outcomes at a 'bricks-and-mortar' university. Computers & Education, 126, 129-142.
Kent, C. & Rechavi, A. (2018), Deconstructing Online Social Learning: Network Analysis of the Creation, Consumption and Organization Types of Interaction, International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 1-22. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1743727X.2018.1524867
Kent, C., Rechavi, A., & Rafaeli, S. (2019). The Relationship Between Offline Social Capital and Online Learning Interactions. International Journal of Communication, 13, 26. https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/viewFile/10213/2590
Cukurova, M., Kent, C., & Luckin, R. (2019). Artificial Intelligence and Multimodal Data in the Service of Human Decision-making: A Case Study in Debate Tutoring, British Journal of Educational Technology, 50 (6), 3032-3046. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/bjet.12829
Cukurova, M., Kent, C., & Luckin, R. (2020). Impact of an AI research frame on the perceived credibility of educational research evidence, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education (in press).
Boulton, C., Hughes, E., Kent, C., Smith, J. & Williams, H (2020). Student engagement and wellbeing over time at a higher education institution, PLOS ONE (in press).
Kent, C., Rechavi, A. & Rafaeli, S. (2019). Networked Learning Analytics: A Theoretically Informed Methodology for Analytics of Collaborative Learning In Y.Kali, A. Baram-Tsabary, A., Schejter (Eds.), Learning in a networked society: Spontaneous and designed technology enhanced learning communities. Springer.
Peer reviewed, archived conferences:
Bianchi, S., Burla, A., Conti, C., Farkash, A., Kent, C., Maman, Y., & Shabo, A. (2009, June). Semantic warehousing of diverse biomedical information. In International Conference on Next Generation Information Technologies and Systems (pp. 73-85). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Kent, C., & Rafaeli, S. (2016, January). How interactive is a semantic network? Concept maps and discourse in knowledge communities. In 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) (pp. 2095-2104). IEEE.
Kent, C., Boulton, C.A. & Williams, H. (2017). Towards Measurement of the Relationship between Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes at a Bricks-and-Mortar University. Joint Proceedings of the Sixth Multimodal Learning Analytics (MMLA) Workshop and the Second Cross-LAK Workshop
co-located with 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (LAK 2017), Canada.
Sher, N., Rafaeli, S & Kent, C., (2019). Linking as collective thinking? Participant content linking as a means of organizing knowledge meaningfully in online discussions. In technology, mind and society, Washington, DC, USA.
Sher, N., Rafaeli, S & Kent, C. (2020, January). Creativity is Connecting Things: The Role of Network Topology in Fostering Collective Creactivity in Multi-Participant Asynchronous Online Discussions. In 2020 53th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). IEEE.
Peer reviewed conferences:
Kent, C., Landau, G. M., & Ziv-Ukelson, M. (2005, June). On the complexity of sparse exon assembly. In Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Pattern Matching (pp. 201-218). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Kent, C., Lewenstein, M., & Sheinwald, D. (2007, July). On demand string sorting over unbounded alphabets. In Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Pattern Matching (pp. 16-27). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Aharoni, E., Altmann, A., Borgulya, G., D'Autilia, R., Incardona, F., Kaiser, R., Kent, C. et al (2007). Integration of viral genomics with clinical data to predict response to anti-HIV treatment. In 1st Africa Conference. Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham.
Bianchi, S., Burla, A., Conti, C., Farkash, A., Kent, C., Maman, Y., & Shabo, A. (2009, September). Biomedical data integration–capturing similarities while preserving disparities. In 2009 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (pp. 4654-4657). IEEE.
Adadi, R., Burla, A., Farkash, A., Kent, C., Maman, Y., & Shabo, A. (2010). From Biomedical Data Warehouse to Marts: Capturing Disparities while Preserving Similarities, Poster, MedInfo.
Kent, C., Laslo, E., Rafaeli, S., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2015). Designing network support for online discourse based on ambient group communication studies. A poster In CSCL. Gothenburg, Sweden. Retrieved from
Kent, C., & Rafaeli, S. (2016). How interactive is a semantic network? Concept maps and discourse in knowledge communities. In IsraHCI.
Kent, C. (2016). How can Interactivity and Learning go hand in hand? Should online learning be social?. Poster, In Connected Life, Oxford Internet Institute, UK.
Goldfrad K., Laslo. E. & Kent, C. (2017), The Role of Content Relations in Foreign Language Interactive Learning. In The 15th Annual MEITAL National Conference, University of Haifa.
Kent, C., Rechavi, A., & Rafaeli, S. (2019). A theoretically informed methodology for analytics of collaborative learning. A Symposium poster In CSCL. Lyon, France.
Cukurova, M., Kent, C. & Luckin, R. (2019). The value of multimodal data in classification models to interpret social and emotional aspects of tutoring. A post paper in AIED 2019, the 20th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Chicago, USA.
Kent C. & Sheinwald D. On Demand sorting of strings, over unbounded alphabet, in an O(nlogn+N) deterministic time", Disclosure IL8-2006-0123.
Rubin Y., Manan Y., Carmeli B., Kent C., Rinott R., & Slonim, N. A method to visualize a personalized treatment possibilities, Disclosure IL8-2010-0158.
"Data entry application with data structuring through real time natural language processing", IL8-2011-0018, Rubin, Y., Kent, C., Carmeli, B., Maman, Y., Rinott R., & Slonim N. A Framework for Evidence Based Case Structuring. Disclosure IL8-2011-0046.
Rubin, Y., Kent, C., Maman, Y., Carmeli, B., Rinott R., & Slonim N. Usage of assigned treatment in Clinical Decision Support systems. Disclosure IL9-2011-0115
Kent C., & Rafaeli, S. A System And Method For Displaying, Connecting And Analyzing Data In An Online Collaborative Webpage. Disclosure US-2014-0344213-A.
Invited talks (partial list):
Kent, C. (2012, March). Wisdom of the Crowds in Healthcare. In the "Wisdom of Crowds & the Study of Future" seminar, School of Education, Bar Ilan University, Israel, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLx11dR-VHU).
Kent, C. (2012, May). Healthcare 2.0: Who did you call a patient?. In a Publicly open seminar on Civilian Scientists, Information Technologies and public participation in academic research, Open University, Israel, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opiaB9PhYwE).
Kent, C., & Lachmi. R. (2015, July). Solve Rubic's Cube, Together. In the "Modern Techno-Pedagogy", Davidson Institute at Weizmann Institute, Israel.
Kent, C. (2016, May). Healthcare 2.0: Should we talk online?". In the "The e-Clinician Next Toolbox" conference, Rambam Hospital, Haifa, Israel.
Kent, C. (2016, May). Online Discussion, in The Service of Education. In a seminar for ICT inspector of the Ministry of Education, Rothschild Cube, Ben Gurion University, Israel.
Kent, C. (2017, January). Networked Learning Analytics, Oxford Internet Institue, Oxford University, UK.