Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), University of Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS)

Patrick McSweeney

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<span class='n'><span class='honorific-prefix'></span><span class='given-name'>Patrick</span> <span class='family-name'>McSweeney</span></span>

ECS, Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom. SO17 1BJ

Position: System administrator in Systems Group
Extension: 28075
Telephone: Work (Voice): +44 (0)23 8059 8075
Email: pm5@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Homepage: http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/pm5/
URI: http://id.ecs.soton.ac.uk/person/11337 [browse]

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Interests: board gaming, comic books, mountain biking, rock music, running, zero punctuation

Biography

You can see my portfolio at http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/pm5/portfolio/

I did my undergrad at Southampton. Worked with Les Carr on my final project and ended up as a research assistent after I graduated. I worked for a variety of people including David Millard and Les Carr. I have developed the EdShare plugin suite for EPrints. I am responsible for 4500 (jul 2010)open educational resources and growing across the various EdShare installations which I manage . These resource are spread across edshare.soton.ac.uk, humbox.ac.uk, loro.open.ac.uk, wlbr.worc.ac.uk and languagebox.ac.uk. Im also interested in other developments I can add to EPrints including research data management, readinglist managerment and linked data functionality. I have done a number of projects with Hugh Glaser and Ian Millard designing and building tools for creating and curating linked data sets. I worked on the dotac.info co-reference editor and generic parsing tool for converting high volume xml structures into RDF and other linked data formats. More recently I have started working on panfeed.ecs.soton.ac.uk havesting news to create Personalised Academic News Feeds.

Qualifications

BSc Computer Science First Class Hons

Conferences Attended

Open Repositories 2008

Repository Fringe 2008

Open Repositories 2009

Repository Fringe 2009

Hypertext 2010

Open Repositories 2010

Open Repositories 2011

Web Science 2011

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