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published: April, 2002
Eric Miller is the Activity Lead for the W3C World Wide Web Consortium's Semantic Web Initiative.
Eric's responsibilities include the architectural and technical leadership in the design and evolution of Semantic Web infrastructure. Responsibililities additionally include working with W3C Working Group members so that both working groups in the Semantic Web activity, as well as other W3C activities, produce Web standards that support Semantic Web requirements. Additionally, to build support among user and vendor communities for the Semantic Web by illustrating the benefits to those communities and means of participating in the creation of a metadata-ready Web. And finally to establish liaisons with other technical standards bodies involved in Web-related technology to ensure compliance with existing Semantic Web standards and collect requirements for future W3C work.
Before joining the W3C, Eric was a Senior Research Scientist at OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. and the co-founder and Associate Director of the The Dublin Core Metdata Initiative, an open forum engaged in the development of interoperable online metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models.
Eric holds a Research Scientist appointment at MIT's Laboratory for Computer Science.
Eric will present Weaving Meaning: the W3C's Semantic Web Initatives