Norman W. Paton
Norman W. Paton is a Professor of Computer
Science at the University of Manchester, where he co-leads the Information Management
Group. He has a BSc and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Aberdeen.
He works principally on databases and distributed information management.
Current activities include the development of distributed and service-based query
processing technologies for the Grid in the OGSA-DAI and myGrid projects, and the
design and implementation of spatio-temporal data models and query languages in
the Tripod project. He also works on genome data management, in particular exploring
the use of data integration techniques for making better use of functional genomic
He is Co-Chair of the Database Access and Integration Services Working Group of
the Global Grid Forum.
Contribution to ODBMS.ORG