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Introduction of RaphaŽl Troncy

From: RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 17:35:19 +0200
Message-ID: <48D123B7.3040601@cwi.nl>
To: public-media-fragment@w3.org

Dear All,

Following today's first teleconference, I suggest we all introduce 
ourself, by sending a short email to this list and by updating our 
personal page on the Media Fragments wiki. As an example, find below my 
introduction. I have also updated: 

Best regards.



I am RaphaŽl Troncy [1], researcher in the "Semantic Media Interfaces"
group [2] of CWI, the Dutch national research center on computer science
and mathematics, Amsterdam. I have a background in document engineering,
and knowledge representation and I have tried to reconcile these two
worlds for describing and retrieving audio-visual content during my PhD
Thesis [3].

My research interest include Semantic Web and Multimedia Technologies,
Knowledge Representation, Ontology Modeling and Alignment. I have
proposed COMM, a Core Ontology for Multimedia [4] derived from MPEG-7
and DOLCE. I'm also working closely with the IPTC standardization body
for bringing the NewsML architecture and other IPTC standards to the
Semantic Web [5].

I have already been involved in W3C activities, participating in the
Multimedia and Semantic Web task force [6] of the Semantic Web Best
Practices and Deployment WG [7]. I have co-chaired the Multimedia
Semantics Incubator Group [8]. I'm now participating in the Media 
Annotations Working Group [9] and co-chairing the Media Fragments 
Working Group [10].

[1] http://www.cwi.nl/~troncy/
[2] http://db.cwi.nl/projecten/thema.php4?themanr=6
[3] http://www.cwi.nl/~troncy/Publications/Troncy-PhD04.pdf
[4] http://comm.semanticweb.org/
[5] http://newsml.cwi.nl
[6] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/BestPractices/MM/
[7] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/BestPractices/
[8] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/mmsem/
[9] http://www.w3.org/2008/WebVideo/Annotations/
[10] http://www.w3.org/2008/WebVideo/Fragments/

RaphaŽl Troncy
CWI (Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science),
Kruislaan 413, 1098 SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
e-mail: raphael.troncy@cwi.nl & raphael.troncy@gmail.com
Tel: +31 (0)20 - 592 4093
Fax: +31 (0)20 - 592 4312
Web: http://www.cwi.nl/~troncy/
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