Pascal Hitzler

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Pascal Hitzler
Alma materNational University of Ireland
University College Cork
Scientific career
ThesisGeneralized Metrics and Topology in Logic Programming Semantics (2001)
Doctoral advisorAnthony Karel Seda[2]

Pascal Hitzler is a German American computer scientist specializing in Semantic Web and Artificial Intelligence.[1][3] He is endowed Lloyd T. Smith Creativity in Engineering Chair at Kansas State University,[4] and the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Semantic Web journal[5]


Hitzler received a Diplom (master's degree equivalent) in Mathematics from the University of Tübingen in Germany.[4] He has a PhD in Mathematics from the National University of Ireland, University College Cork.[6][2]


Hitzler received the title of 2018 Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research during his tenure at Wright State University,[7] where he was endowed NCR Distinguished Professor.[7][4] From 2004 to 2009 he was at the Institute for Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany.[4][8] Between 2001 and 2004 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the International Center for Computational Logic at TU Dresden.

Hitzler has published several books as author and editor,[9] including the textbook "Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies"[10] which was awarded an Outstanding Academic Title award in 2010 by the Choice Magazine.[11]


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  2. ^ a b ""Pascal Hitzler - Math Genealogy"".
  3. ^ ""Pascal Hitzler - Google Scholar"".
  4. ^ a b c d ""Pascal Hitzler designated as engineering chair"".
  5. ^ ""IOS Press - Semantic Web Journal"".
  6. ^ ""Thesis Full Text - Hitzler, P. 2001. Generalized metrics and topology in logic programming semantics. PhD Thesis, University College Cork".
  7. ^ a b "Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research - Wright State University".
  8. ^ ""Pascal Hitzler - Karlsruher Institue for Technologies"".
  9. ^ ""Books By Pascal Hitzler - Amazon"".
  10. ^ ""Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies - CRC Press"".
  11. ^ Outstanding Academic Titles 2010. CHOICE magazine of the American Library Association. 2011-01-01. p. 841.