Thursday, June 28, 2007

Riichiro Mizoguchi replaces Rudi Studer as a JWS editor-in-chief

Dr. Rudi Studer is stepping down as a founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Web Semantics after more than four years of excellent service and leadership. Professor Riichiro Mizoguchi will replace him as one of the journals three editors-in-chief. Rudi Studer is as Professor in Applied Informatics at the University of Karlsruhe, Institute AIFB. His research interests include knowledge management, Semantic Web technologies and applications, ontology management, data and text mining, service-oriented architectures, peer-to-peer systems, and Semantic Grid. Dr. Riichiro Mizoguchi is a Professor at the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research in Osaka University, Japan. His research topics include the Semantic Web, knowledge-based systems, knowledge management, and intelligent educational systems. The Elsevier Journal of Web Semantics is the first journal devoted to the broad topic of the semantic web -- building intelligent systems and services on the World Wide Web. Since its establishment in 2003, it has published four issues per year. Dr. Mizoguchi joins continuing JWS editors-in-chief Drs. Carole Goble and Tim Finin.