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W3C Weekly News - 28 September 2004

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 11:26:21 -0500
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                                W3C Weekly News

                        9 September - 28 September 2004

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Massimo Marchiori Receives Technology Review TR100 Honor

   Massimo Marchiori, W3C Research Scientist at MIT and research professor
   in Computer Science at the University of Venice, has been chosen as one
   of Technology Review's 2004 TR100, a group of one hundred young
   innovators in technology from around the world. The award recognizes
   Massimo's innovative contributions in a variety of fields including
   search engines, networks, Semantic Web, privacy, and modularity. Join
   us in congratulating Massimo for his achievement. Read about his past
   and ongoing work on Massimo's home page.


Ink Markup Language Working Draft Updated

   The Multimodal Interaction Working Group has released a third Working
   Draft of the "Ink Markup Language" (InkML). The InkML data format is
   used to represent ink entered with an electronic pen or stylus.
   Ink-aware Web applications can process and exchange handwriting,
   gestures, sketches, music and other notational languages. Visit the
   Multimodal Interaction home page.


Noah Mendelsohn Appointed to TAG

   W3C is pleased to announce that Noah Mendelsohn (IBM) has been
   appointed to the W3C Technical Architecture Group (TAG). Noah joins TAG
   participants Dan Connolly (W3C), Paul Cotton (Microsoft), Roy Fielding
   (Day Software), Chris Lilley (W3C), Norm Walsh (Sun), and co-Chairs
   Stuart Williams (Hewlett-Packard) and Tim Berners-Lee (W3C). The
   remaining one open seat will be filled at the next TAG election.
   Created in 2001, the TAG documents principles of Web architecture and
   works with other groups to resolve architectural issues. Read the
   Architecture of the World Wide Web Last Call Working Draft and visit
   the TAG home page.


Upcoming W3C Workshops

   * The W3C Workshop on Metadata for Content Adaptation is in Dublin,
     Ireland on 12-13 October.

   * The W3C Workshop on Constraints and Capabilities for Web Services
     is in Redwood Shores, CA, USA on 12-13 October.

   * The W3C Workshop on Semantic Web for Life Sciences is in
     Cambridge, MA, USA on 27-28 October.


Upcoming W3C Talks

   * C. M. Sperberg-McQueen gives the keynote "What does XML have to
     do with Immanuel Kant?" at Net.Object Days 2004 in Erfurt, Germany
     on 29 September.

   * C. M. Sperberg-McQueen presents "Meaning and interpretation of
     markup languages: a report on the Bechamel Project" at the W3C
     Office in Germany and Austria on 1 October.

   * Karl Dubost presents "Benefits of Web Standards in Business" at
     Concordia University in Montréal, Québec, Canada on 5 October.

   * Karl Dubost presents at Découvrir et bien choisir vos technologies
     Web sponsored by CRIM in Montréal, Québec, Canada on 20 October.

   * Philipp Hoschka presents "Das Mobile Web" at W3C-Tag in Berlin,
     Germany on 13 October.

   * John Wilbanks participates in live panel chats and presents at
     the Integrating Knowledge in the Life Sciences Product Life Cycle
     virtual conference on 18-29 October.

    Browse upcoming W3C appearances and events, also available as
    an RSS channel.


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