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is one of the world's leading computer scientists, and is
both the founder of the CYC® project and the president of
Cycorp. He has been a Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie-Mellon
University and Stanford University. He is a prolific author,
whose hundreds of publications include the books: Knowledge
Based Systems in Artificial Intelligence (1982, McGraw-Hill),
Building Expert Systems (1983, Addison-Wesley),
Knowledge Representation (1988, Addison-Wesley), Building
Large Knowledge Based Systems (1989, Addison-Wesley). His
1976 Stanford thesis earned him the bi-annual IJCAI Computers
and Thought Award in 1977. He was one of the original Fellows
of the AAAI (American Association for Artificial Intelligence).
Chief Technology Strategist, Reuterspace, a division
Industrialization of Knowledge
Nic Fulton is the Chief Technology Strategist for Reuterspace,
a division of Reuters focusing on B2B and B2C initiatives.
Nic has worked for Reuters in a number of locations, and
most recently headed up XML Architecture and Design for
the company. In this role, Nic has overseen Reuters involvement
with W3C as XML has developed, and coordinated Reuters involvement
in standards consortia including FpML, NewsML, IRML and
XBRL. Nic has also been a long term member of Reuters core
Research and Standards group, in which he acts as an internal
consultant to many key Internet projects.
Nic has a PhD in Quantum Physics and lives and works in
New York with his astrophysicist wife.
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Knowledge Management
Business Unit , Lotus Development Corporation, a division
Cooper is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Lotus'
Knowledge Management Business Unit. He is responsible for
the development of Lotus' suite of KM products including
the Lotus Knowledge Discovery System, a suite of technologies
designed to allow organizations to discover the contextual
relationships between people and information. He also manages
the Document Management, Workflow, Search, and SmartSuite
joined Lotus in 1992 as a Product Manager responsible for
developing add-on technologies to the Lotus Notes Platform.
During his career at Lotus he has focused on developing
new products for emerging markets and has brought over a
dozen new products to market. As General Manager of the
Document Management business he launched Domino.Doc, a content
management add-on for Domino that has achieved massive growth
and a multi-million seat installed base. In 1997 he led
the acquisition of Onestone technologies, a German workflow
technology vendor and integrated their business into the
Lotus knowledge management family.
was also one of the principal strategists that conceived
the current Lotus Knowledge Management vision and technology
strategy. This marketplace represents one of Lotus' most
significant growth opportunities.
to joining Lotus, Mr. Cooper held various development and
marketing positions at Eastman Kodak. He joined Kodak as
an engineer working on advanced development of digital imaging
applications. As Product Engineer, he was instrumental in
developing and launching Eastman Kodak's first PC-based
desktop imaging product. Mr. Cooper was also a founding
member of a Kodak subsidiary that built the first add-on
product for Lotus Notes.
Cooper speaks extensively at industry events, is an advisor
to several Lotus business partners, and is a recognized
leader in the Knowledge Management arena. Mr. Cooper holds
a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Saint John
W3C, XTM, ISO, PRISM Standards Update
Representatives of the W3C, XTM, ISO,
and PRISM organizations will provide the latest information
on the status of their respective technical work items.
Dan Connolly, XML Activity Lead,
W3C - https://www.w3.org/2001/Talks/0305-kt-upd/
Eric Freese, Chair, XTM Working Group - Power
Jim Mason, Chairman, ISO/IEC JTCI/SC34 - Power
Linda Burman, Co-Chair, PRISM Working Group
Ron Daniel Jr., Co-Chair, PRISM Working Group
Knowledge Communities Panel
Description: KT2001 focuses on the technologies that
enable knowledge. As such, this conference specifically
reaches beyond the Information Technologies audience.
In fact, KT2001 has been designed as a conference that
will provide a bridge between knowledge communities that
currently have no forum for interaction. This panel is
designed to provide for a meeting of the minds, so that
each knowledge community can learn from the other for
Presentation Materials: No slides were used during
Communities participating in the panel include:
Organization / Libraries: Eric Miller, OCLC
/ Semantic Web: Dan Connolly, W3C
/ Asset Management: Steven R. Newcomb, CoolHeads Consulting
Management: Joseph Williamson, EDS Federal
on the Web (KnoW.org): Daniel Rivers-Moore, RivCom
the Semantic Web
Dumbill is Managing Editor of XML.com, part of the O'Reilly
Network. He writes and speaks on the subjects of XML and
the Web. He is also the creator of XMLhack.com, the popular
XML developer news site, and WriteTheWeb.com, a web site
focusing on the writeable, two-way, Web. Edd is also co-founder
of Pharmalicensing.com, an online intellectual property
exchange for the pharmaceutical industry.