Leslie F. Sikos, Ph.D. is a Computer Scientist specializing in Artificial Intelligence implementations on the Semantic Web, namely machine-readable metadata, knowledge representation, and knowledge organization systems such as controlled vocabularies and ontologies. Living on the cutting edge of Internet technologies, he is a member of leading professional organizations, including the World Wide Web Consortium, the Internet Engineering Task Force, the Internet Society, and the Unicode Consortium. He is an invited editor and journal reviewer actively contributing to the development of open standards, and regularly works with the world’s leading publishing experts from Springer and Apress. Dr. Sikos is the author of 15 computer books, including “Web Standards”, an Amazon.com best seller.
- Machine-readable metadata: RDFa, HTML5 Microdata, and JSON-LD, knowledge representation with RDF
- Ontology Engineering: building thesauri, controlled vocabularies, and ontologies using RDFS, OWL, and SKOS
- Linked Open Data: converting unstructured web contents to structured data, interlinking machine-readable statements, and publishing their datasets with an open licence