Semantic Information Research Laboratory
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Dennis McLeod
Professor Computer Science Department
Director, Semantic Information Research Laboratory
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0781

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Telephone: (213) 740-4504

Dennis McLeod is currently Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California, and Director of the Semantic Information Research Laboratory at USC. He received his Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT. Dr. McLeod has published widely in the areas of data and knowledge base systems, federated databases, database models and design, and ontologies. His current research focuses on dynamic ontologies, user-customized information access, database semantic heterogeneity resolution and interoperation; personalized information management environments via cooperative immersipresence; information management environments for geoscience and homeland security information, crisis management decision support systems, and privacy and trust in information systems.