John Hebeler is an avid, aging, yet still excited explorer of new technologies for the development of large-scale, distributed systems. In the last five years, he has focused on the Semantic Web and emergent, distributed systems. He has published several papers, has co-written a P2P networking book, and presents at major technical conferences around the world. He is currently pursing his PhD in Information Systems at the University of Maryland. He is a division scientist for BBN technologies.
Matthew Fisher has over fifteen years experience in the fields of software and systems development. He has worked in a wide range of engineering environments, ranging from small technology startups and research and development companies to large Fortune 50 firms. He regularly contributes to the Semantic Report and has been involved with conferences such as OWLED, ISWC, and the Semantic Technology Conference. Matthew is a principal systems engineer at Progeny Systems and holds a BS in Computer Science from Penn State University and a MS in Computer Science from George Mason University.
Andrew Perez-Lopez is a software developer who has worked at BBN Technologies since 2005 on large-scale information integration systems using the Semantic Web technologies discussed in this book. He holds an MS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech and an BA in Cognitive Science from the University of Virginia.
Ryan Blace has been a Semantic Web developer and BBN Technologies employee for five ...