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CULT: Technological Landscapes for Tomorrow s
Cultural Economy (2001) and DigiCULT Forum
(2002-present); see: http://www.digicult.info/pages/
report.php. He also co-authored the strategic study
EP2010: The Future of Electronic Publishing Towards
2010 (September 2003) for the European Commis-
sion's Directorate-General for the Information Soci-
ety; see: http://ep2010.salzburgresearch.at. Dr Geser
studied Communication and Political Science at the
University of Salzburg and Telematics Management
at the Donau-University Krems. Before joining Salz-
burg Research, he worked on research projects in the
fields of media history and cultural studies in Berlin
(Technische Universitšt; Deutsche Film- und Fern-
sehakademie) and Amsterdam (Instituut for Film- en
Televisiewetenschap; Nederlands Filmmuseum). He
lectured at the University of Vienna on science jour-
nalism and served as media consultant for the Austri-
an Cultural Service.
Joemon M. Jose, Department of Computing
Science, University of Glasgow, UK
Dr Joemon Jose is a Lecturer in the Department of
Computing Science of the University of Glasgow.
He completed his PhD in Multimedia Information
Retrieval from the Robert Gordon University, Aber-
deen. He is an active information retrieval researcher
and supervises a number of PhD students. He is the
principal investigator of the EPSRC funded project
on personalisation of Web searches through osten-
sion and summarisation. Dr Jose is on the programme
committees of many Information Retrieval and relat-
ed conferences. His current research interests include
adaptive and context sensitive IR, video summarisa-
tion and browsing, peer-to-peer information retrieval
and the task-oriented and user-centred evaluation of
interactive Retrieval Systems.
See: http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/~jj/
Jussi Karlgren, Swedish Institute of Computer
Science (SICS), Sweden
Jussi Karlgren received his Candidate of Philoso-
phy in Computational Linguistics and Mathematics
in 1988, a Licentiate of Philosophy in Computer and
Systems Sciences 1992, and a PhD in Computation-
al Linguistics in 2000 ≠ all at Stockholm University.
He has since 1990 been employed at SICS, the Swed-
ish Institute of Computer Science, in various instan-
tiations of the Language and Interaction Laboratory.
Previously he has worked at SISU, the Swedish Insti-
tute for System Development, been a visiting student
at Columbia University, a programming assistant at
Xerox PARC, and an assistant research scientist in the
PROTEUS project at New York University. During
the academic years 1997-99 he substituted for Kimmo
Koskenniemi as professor of computational linguistics
in Helsinki; he has also taught and supervised students
at Stockholm University and at the Royal Institute of
Technology in Stockholm, and co-ordinated an EU-
funded research project. In addition, he is member of
the board of the Joint Group for Swedish Computer
Terminology. Jussi Karlgren's primary research inter-
ests are dialogue and communication, taken broadly
enough to include human-computer dialogue design,
natural language interaction, information retrieval, and
language typology. Currently Jussi Karlgren is respon-
sible for the research theme of information access and
information refinement at SICS.
See: http://www.sics.se/~jussi/
Traugott Koch, Knowledge Technologies Group
(NetLab), Lund University Libraries, Sweden
Traugott Koch is Senior Librarian and Digital Library
Scientist at the Knowledge Technologies Group (Net-
Lab), Lund University Libraries in Sweden. In paral-
lel, he is a member of the Knowledge Discovery and
Digital Library Research Group (KnowLib) at the
Department of Information Technology at Lund Uni-
versity. Traugott Koch has during the last 14 years
worked mainly on European Union, Nordic and
national digital library projects, e.g. the EU projects
DESIRE I and II, EULER, a TEMPUS project in
Lithuania, Renardus and E-Culture Net, the Nordic
Metadata Project, EELS (the Engineering Electron-
ic Library Sweden) and the project `Intelligent com-
ponents in a distributed Digital Library'. At present,
DELOS: Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries,
is his main project on an international level. Koch's
main areas of interest are knowledge organisation,
classification and indexing; automatic classification;
Semantic Web; metadata; quality controlled subject
gateways on the Internet; information discovery and
retrieval; and digital library development. He is Theme
Editor Information Discovery of the electronic peer
reviewed journal Journal of Digital Information (JoDI),
http://jodi.ecs.soton.ac.uk/?theme=d, and a member
of several other editorial and project boards. He has
been involved in the development and maintenance
of Dublin Core Metadata Initiative DCMI stand-
ards since 1996 and is a member of the DCMI Usage
Board and of the DCMI Advisory Board. See: http://
www.lub.lu.se/netlab/staff/koch.html
John Pereira, Salzburg Research, Austria
Mr Pereira graduated from the University of Wol-
longong, New South Wales, Australia in 1996 with a