|| Description Logics for Conceptual
Design, Information Access, and Ontology Integration: Research
Enrico Franconi is
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Manchester,
Department of Computer Science, in the Information Management Group.
He is currently involved as Principal Investigator of the European IST
project ``Semantic Webs and
Agents in Integrated Economies'' (SEWASIE), as Principal
Investigator of the British Research Council (EPSRC) project
``Knowledge Representation meets Databases'' (KRDB), and as
co-investigator in the EPSRC project ``Flexible source
integration in distributed knowledge-based query processing for
bioinformatic information sources'' (TAMBIS-II). In the past he
has been Principal Investigator in various projects on the foundations
of information systems and ontologies: European ESPRIT-4 Long Term
Research project ``Foundations of Data Warehouse Quality''
(DWQ); Italian National Research Council (CNR) projects
``Ontological tools for the Management and the Integration of
Heterogeneous Knowledge'', ``Ontological and Linguistic Tools
for Conceptual Modelling', and ``Hybrid Knowledge
Representation Systems''; Italian Space Agency (ASI) project
``Integration and Access to Heterogeneous Databases''.
Recently he chaired the 1998 International Description Logics
Workshop (DL'98); the 6th International Workshop on Knowledge
Representation meets Databases (KRDB'99); the PC of the 12th
European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information
(ESSLLI'2000); the International Workshop on Foundations of
Models for Information Integration (FMII-2001), which is the 10th
workshop in the series Foundations of Models and Languages for
Data and Objects (FMLDO).
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