Patrick Durusau    (MF9)

Patrick L. Durusau Ph.D.
E-mail:    (MFA)
Acting Convenor, JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3 - Topic Maps
Chair, V1 - Text Processing: Office and Publishing Systems Interface
Co-Editor, ISO 1325-1, Topic Maps -- Overview and Basic Concepts
Co-Editor, ISO 13250-5, Topic Maps -- Reference Model
Member, Text Encoding Initiative Board of Directors, 2003-2005    (MFB)

Patrick is the Chair of V1, the US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34, the committee responsible for the development of the Topic Maps family of standards. He is the Acting Convenor of JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3, the topic maps working group. He is also a co-editor of ISO 13250-1, Overview and Basic Concepts, 13250-5, the Topic Maps Reference Model.    (MQT)

In the Summer of 2007 he will be teaching what is thought to be the first graduate course devoted exclusively to topic maps at the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.    (MQU)

He is deeply interested in the integration of diverse information systems (including ontologies) while preserving the ability of users to identify the subjects of their conversations in ways that work best for them.    (MQV)

See:    (13SS)