Martin J. Dürst

Martin joined the W3C Team at Keio-SFC in December 1997 to work on Internationalization. From Nov. 2002 to March 2004, he was a Visiting Scientist at MIT/LCS. During most of his time at the W3C, Martin was Activity Lead of the Internationalization Activity. Prior to joining W3C, he was at the University of Zurich, Department of Computer Science, and had been an active participant within the HTML and CSS Working Groups as an invited expert on internationalization.

Martin obtained his masters degree from the University of Zurich in computer science, business administration, and Japanese studies. He has a Ph.D from the University of Tokyo in computer science with a thesis on compression and progressive transmission of images.

Martin left W3C in April 2005 for a position at Aoyama Gakuin University. He continues to chair the Internationalization Interest Group and participates as an Invited Expert in several Internationalization-related Working groups.

Papers available online

Self-experiments (how to write my name in HTML, why does the address of this page look the way it does,...).

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