Speaker: Patrick Schmitz
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Patrick Schmitz

Semantic Services Architect
University of California, Berkeley
Data Services, IS&T
2195 Hearst
Mailcode 4876
Berkeley CA
94720-4876 USA

For over 25 years, Patrick has been a software developer and system architect on multimedia platforms, working on video game authoring systems, professional video editing and effects gear, animation authoring systems, semantic search technologies, and most recently focusing on bringing semantic intelligence to Internet-based communities. He co-founded several high-tech companies including Geoworks, Accom, Nervana, and Dimension X (acquired by Microsoft), and worked in research groups at Microsoft, Yahoo! and U.C. Berkeley. Patrick is an invited expert and collaborator with W3C working groups developing Internet multimedia standards, and has published and presented at conferences and research institutions worldwide.

Patrick will present The Delphi toolkit: Enabling Semantic Search for Museum Collections. [Paper]