Ian Horrocks is a world-leading computer scientist who focuses on knowledge representation and the semantic web. His work has been crucial for enhancing the ability of computers to use information to solve complex tasks and is revolutionising the Internet into a uniform web of data that computers and robots can understand.
He is currently Professor of Computer Science and Fellow of Oriel College at the University of Oxford. He has published hundreds of publications throughout his career and received the BCS Roger Needham Award in 2005. Furthermore, Ian is the current Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Web Semantics.
Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford Professor, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo
Interest and expertise
Computer science (excl engineering aspects)
Computer engineering (including software)
Computer and information sciences, Computer inferencing, Reasoning, Ontologies