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Antony Galton

Antony Galton, PhD
Reader in Knowledge Representation
University of Exeter


I was trained in Mathematics and Philosophy and then moved into Computer Science. I currently lecture and research in Computer Science at the University of Exeter, UK. where I have worked mainly in Knowledge Representation, with a focus on temporal and spatial issues. I have a particular interest in ontological problems arising in geographical knowledge representation.

Recent ontological activities:

  • Invited speaker at FOIS 2006 (title of talk: "On What Goes On: The Ontology of Processes and Events")
  • Best Paper Award (with Zena Wood) at FOIS 2008 (title of talk: "A New Classification of Collectives")
  • On editorial board of Applied Ontology
  • Member of temporary Executive Council of International Association for Ontology and its Applications
  • Programme chair, FOIS 2010