Philipp Hoschka

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PhotoPhilipp Hoschka is a Deputy Director of the W3C. His main interest is bringing the benefits of Web technology to the emerging "Post-PC" world, including mobile and television devices as part of W3C's Ubiquitous Web Domain which Philipp founded in 2006. Philipp has been principal investigator in five EC research projects supporting the Ubiquitous Web Vision (MWeb, 3GWeb, MobiWeb2.0, OMWeb, MobiWebApp). In the past, Philipp created W3C's Mobile Web Initiative and pioneered work on integrating audio and video into the Web. Philipp founded, chaired and served as editor for the Working Group that developed the W3C Standard SMIL which today is an integral part of mobile phone MMS messaging. Philipp also lead W3C's first "Television and the Web" Activity. He was previoulsy leader of W3C's Architecture Domain which included work on core XML specifications. Philipp chaired numerous W3C workshops that explored new Web developments, such as Workshops on the Mobile Web Initiative, Web Services, Television and the Web, Push Technology and Real-Time Multimedia and the Web. Philipp holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

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Hoschka, P. (1998). Compact and Efficient Presentation Conversion Code. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. IEEE Transactions on Networking, Vol. 6, No. 4 (pp. 389-396).

Hoschka, P. (1998). An Introduction to the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language, IEEE Multimedia , Vol. 5, No. 4, Oct.-Dec (pp. 84 -88).

Hoschka, P. (1997). Towards Synchronized Multimedia on the Web, World Wide Web Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2

Bolot, J. & Hoschka, P. (1996). Performance Engineering of the World Wide Web: Application to dimensioning and cache design. Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, vol. 28 (pp. 645-651).

Refereed Conferences

Daoust, F., Hoschka, P., Patrikakis, C. Cruz, R., Nunes, M. & Osborne, D. (2010) Towards Video on the Web with HTML5. In NEM Summit 2010, Barcelona.s

Daoust, F. & Hoschka, P. (2009) The W3C mobileOK Checker. In NEM Summit 2009, St. Malo.

Hoschka, P. & Smith, M. (2007) Best Practices: Making Mobile Browsing Better. In MobileHCI07 - Workshop on Mobile Internet User Experience, Singapore, 2007.

Hoschka, P. , & Froumentin, M. (2004) What Graphics Designers should know about the Mobile Web. In SIGGRAPH 2004.

Hoschka, P. (2002). SMIL - An Introduction. In SIGGRAPH 2002 Conference Abstracts and Applications, (pp. 321).

Hoschka, P. (1996). Automating Performance Optimisation by Heuristic Analysis of a Formal Specification. In Reinhard Gotzhein, Jan Bredereke (Ed.), IFIP Formal Description Techniques IX, (pp. 77-92).

Castellucia, C., & Hoschka, P. (1995). A Compiler-Based Approach to Protocol Optimization. In S.-P. Chang (Ed.), Third Workshop on High Performance Communication Subsystems, (pp. 73-78).

Hoschka, P. & Huitema, C. (1994). Automatic Generation of Optimized Code for Marshalling Routines. In Manual Medina & N. Borenstein (Ed.), IFIP TC6/WG6.5 International Working Conference on Upper Layer Protocols, Architectures and Applications, (pp. 131-146).

Hoschka, P. & Huitema, C. (1993). Control Flow Graph Analysis for Automatic Fast Path Implementation. In A. Tantawy (Ed.), Second Workshop on High Performance Communication Subsystems, (pp. 29-33).

Hoschka, P. (1993). Towards Tailoring Protocols to Application Specific Requirements. In IEEE INFOCOM '93, (pp. 647-653).

Non-refereed Articles

Hoschka, P. (2008). W3C Mobile Web Initiative - what's next?. In MWI Team Blog.

Hoschka, P. (2007). MWI: Leading Mobile Web Access to Its Full Potential. In MWI Team Blog.

Hoschka, P. (2006). Mobile Web: the dark horse of mobile data services?. In W3C Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group's Blog


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