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Re: Introductions

From: Markus Krötzsch <mak@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 10:38:38 +0200
To: public-owl-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <200710221038.45924.mak@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>

my name is Markus Krötzsch (Kroetzsch if you're short of umlauts), and I am a 
researcher at FZI/AIFB Karlsruhe, where I am also working on my doctoral 
thesis. I am also a member of RIF WG. My current semantic research is 
slightly schizophrenic:

* On the one hand, I am investigating tractable description logics and 
conjunctive query answering in various DLs. In this role, I expect this WG to 
fix some useful definitions for commonly used tractable OWL fragments.

* On the other hand, I am the maintainer and main developer of Semantic 
MediaWiki, which uses very lightweight ontologies, but which exports data 
that is OWL-DL compatible. In this role, I would especially like to see 
lightweight meta-modelling (punning), and some syntactical RDF compatibility.

== What I hope/expect to contribute ==

If all goes well, Semantic MediaWiki can become an early adopter of "OWL 1.1" 
(or however we will call it), which would probably lead to a rather large 
number of OWL1.1 files on the web. We are also willing to contribute to the 
specification of tractable fragments.

More information and contact details can be found at my homepage 



P.S. As already indicated, I will join F2F1.

On Dienstag, 9. Oktober 2007, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> This is a good time for members to start introducing themselves to
> the other members of  working group.
> The topics generally covered are:
>    -- a bio summarising experience you have that's relevant to the
> work of this group
>    -- as much contact info as you care to share on this public list
>    -- what you expect to get out of this WG
>    -- what you hope/expect to contribute.
> As we will be using a wiki to record information about the working
> group, it would be great if you could create an account on it and put
> your introduction there as well, or link to your post. Here's how: Go
> to http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/. At the top right click "Log in/
> create account". On the next page click "Create an account". Use a
> "wiki name" as your login, a concatenation of your captialized first
> and last names, e.g. IanHorrocks. Once you have an account, click on
> your home page, which will be linked to on the topmost line of each
> page, and introduce yourself. Instructions on basic editing within
> the wiki are available at [1]. You can also add your page to the wiki
> participants page [2].
> Also, in your email, please indicate your intentions/expectations
> w.r.t. the first F2F meeting [3] by stating "Attending F2F" or
> "Regrets for F2F".
> Thanks!   I'm looking forward to talking to you on Wednesday and to
> meeting many of you in Manchester in December.
> [1] http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Wikitext_examples
> [2] http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/Participants
> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-wg/2007Oct/0004.html
> Regards,
> Alan

Markus Krötzsch
Institut AIFB, Universät Karlsruhe (TH), 76128 Karlsruhe
phone +49 (0)721 608 7362        fax +49 (0)721 608 5998
mak@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de        www  http://korrekt.org

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