John Breslin

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John Breslin is a research cluster leader and adjunct lecturer at the Semantic Web Cluster, Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway. He is the author of a number of research publications into the areas of social networks and semantically-enabled online communities (see SIOC). In September 2004, he was co-organiser of the 1st Workshop on Friend Of A Friend, Social Networks and the (Semantic) Web (FOAF Galway).

John is co-founder of Ireland's largest discussion community boards.ie, where he is known as Cloud. He won a Net Visionary award for this site in 2005 and 2006.

As regards wikis, John presented a paper entitled WikiOnt: An Ontology for Describing and Exchanging Wiki Articles at Wikimania 2005. He also set up the site Wiki Ireland (a knowledge store for Irish heritage and culture) in that same year.

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Affiliation: National University of Ireland, Galway
Homepage: John Breslin's Work Page
Phone: +353 91 495134