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Re: Pre-Telecon Introductions

From: Oshani Seneviratne <oshani@csail.mit.edu>
Date: Sun, 3 May 2009 13:49:00 -0400
Message-ID: <a477174c0905031049k562eec88m65ab60c7de28e316@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xg-socialweb@w3.org, "public-social-web-talk@w3.org" <public-social-web-talk@w3.org>
Hi all,

On Sun, May 3, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org> wrote:
> Please, everyone introduce yourself over the list-serv over the
> telecon. Some people  have already done so. If you could, just give
> everyone your name, your organization if you have one, and what your
> background and hopes for the Social Web XG are.

I am Oshani Seneviratne, a second-year graduate student from the
Decentralized Information Group at Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT). My research interests are mainly on policy aware
systems and the semantic web. I am currently involved in the
Transparent Accountable data Mining Initiative(TAMI) [1] where I have
developed several "accountability" tools on the Tabulator [2].

I will be participating in this XG as an invited expert. I hope this
group will discuss and will come up with standards and/or technical
solutions to address issues related to privacy of publicly available
social data. I am specifically interested in adverse use of personal
information on the web.

Looking forward to working with you all!

[1] http://dig.csail.mit.edu/TAMI/
[2] http://dig.csail.mit.edu/2007/tab/


Web ID: http://people.apache.org/~oshani/foaf.rdf#me
Home page: http://people.csail.mit.edu/oshani
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