Applications of Semantic Web Technology in E-Commerce
Speaker:Prof. Dr. Grigoris Antoniou
University of Crete, Greece
Date & Time:18 Oct 2007 (Thursday) 18:30 - 20:00


Grigoris Antoniou is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Crete, Greece, and Head of the Information Systems Laboratory at FORTH, the top-rated Greek research institute involved in many European projects. Before joining FORTH, he held professorial positions at Griffith University, Australia, and University of Bremen, Germany.

His research interests lie in knowledge representation and reasoning, and its applications to the semantic web, e-commerce, digital preservation and ambient intelligence. He has published over 150 technical papers in scientific journals and conferences. He is author of three books with prestigious international publishers (Addison-Wesley and MIT Press); his book "A Semantic Web Primer" is the standard textbook in this area.

He participates in a number of research projects, among them the European projects REWERSE (reasoning on the web) and CASPAR (digital preservation).

In 2006 he was elected ECCAI Fellow, joining the prestigious list of the top European researchers in artificial intelligence.