Sarven Capadisli’s Curriculum Vitae

Document ID
http://csarven.ca/cv

Summary

I like to work with open Web technologies. I am interested in human-computer interaction, and how it changes us.

Experience

dokie.li Creator

— present

dokieli is a decentralized article authoring, annotations, and social interactions tool, which is intended to enable semantic publishing, executable and interactive documents.

dokieli is compliant with the Linked Research initiative: Call for Linked Research.

270a.info Creator

Visiting Student

— present

Working to materialize parts of the (Semantic) Web vision in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Decentralized Information Group.

Scientific Assistant

Giving lectures on Linked Data in the Department of Economics, and supervision of Bachelor projects and thesis. Working on EU/CH projects in the E-Government-Institute.

Linked Data Researcher

User Experience Designer

StatusNet, Inc.

Montréal QC CA

Designed and architected StatusNet platform's front-end user interface; desktop and mobile browsers, platform widgets, templating, and plugins. Used Apache, PHP, MySQL, (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Git, MediaWiki. Made product and identity decisions. Collaborated with an open developer community, worked with company clients, instructed graphic designers and other contributors to the project. Platform's flagship site:

User Experience Architect

Transcontinental Media

Montréal QC CA

Lead the integration team, set internal communication protocols, documentation and coding standards, and advised on information architecture and user interface guidelines for magazine sites:

Information Architect

Client management for assigned sectors within the University. Documented project needs analysis and information architecture:

User Interface Designer

Designed keiki network's MediaWiki and Drupal UI. Derived an approach to brand keiki's new logo in collaboration with a graphic designer. Established a colour palette, typographical elements and wrote templates in HTML/CSS/Javascript.

User Interface Designer

Designed wikiHow's MediaWiki UI. Scope of work included; information architecture (IA), branding, selection of colour palettes, typographical testing and layout design.

User Interface Designer

Created the UI design for an OpenID system using HTML/CSS. Selected the colour palettes and advised on logo and branding for the graphic artist.

User Interface Designer

Wrote the HTML and CSS of a screen design for the EFnet IRC network.

Research Consultant

Researched interactive whiteboard technologies for literacy instruction software in classrooms. Outlined the applicable hardware and software technologies and helped establish timelines for future development.

Java Integrator

Nurun

Montréal QC CA

Took on the Integrator role in the Java development team. Involved in planning and developing front-end components; utilized semantic markup, wrote SEO guidelines, and established an Integrator/UX Analysis documentation.

Latest projects include integration of sites:

Web Administrator / Developer

Campbell Cohen Law Firm

Montréal QC CA

Utilized standards-compliant code, including security, redundancy, designing and planning the system deployment of 5 sites on a FreeBSD, Apache, MySQL, PHP system setup. Creating reports, documentation, log analysis, as well as intra-net development was part of my routine task list.

Relaunched using Mambo CMS on back-end. Content upgrade, high focus in SEO, integration of CRM (GoldMine) and business requirements with front-end component development.

Administration as above:

User Experience Designer

Brigitte Schuster

Montréal QC CA
— present

Design and development.

Developer

Schangri La

Ramsau STMK AT

Design and development.

Research Assistant

University of Windsor

Windsor ON CA

Research responsibilities included reading journals and suggesting attainable alternative AI methods for Job Scheduling in Parallel Computing. Worked under the supervision of Dr. Angela Sodan.

EFnet — The Original IRC Network

Provide technical support, channel moderation and operation for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) in a real-time chat network: IRC Efnet in #CSS, and #SEO channels.

YMCA Youth Mentor

YMCA

Windsor ON CA

Youth Mentor, responsible for the after school program at YMCA, and Concord Elementary School for a group of 5-25 students at a time. My responsibilities were further extended with carrying out day camps for children between 5-12 ages.

Gombos Family Youth Mentor

Gombos Family

Ramsau STMK AT

Youth Mentor for children ages 5-13, helped learn computer concepts to properly use search engines as well as supervising outdoor activities.

Presentations and Talks

Speaker

Call for Linked Research

Speaker

Linked Research

Speaker

Cambridge Semantic Web

Cambridge MA US

Linked Research

Speaker

Statistical Linked Dataspaces and Analysis

Speaker

ESWC 2015 Demos

Portorož SI

This ‘Paper’ is a Demo

Lecturer

Lectures on Linked Data

Speaker

Share PSI 2.0, Samos Summit

Pythagoreio GR-K GR

Linked Statistical Dataspaces and Analysis

Lecturer

Lectures on Linked Data

Speaker

Linked Statistical Data Analysis

Speaker

CEDAR minisymposium

Amsterdam NL-NH NL

Linked Statistical Dataspaces and Analysis

Speaker

eHumanities research meeting

Amsterdam NL-NH NL

Linked Statistical Data Analysis

Speaker

Confoo 2014

Montréal QC CA

Statistical Linked Open Data and Analysis

Speaker

Confoo 2014

Montréal QC CA

Linked Data: Publication and Consumption

Speaker

Statistical Linked Dataspaces and Analysis

Speaker

ISWC 2013 SemStats

Sydney NSW AU

Linked Statistical Data Analysis

Lecturer

Lectures on Linked Data

Speaker

Confoo 2012

Montréal QC CA

RDF and SPARQL: The Peanut Butter and Jam

Speaker

Confoo 2012

Montréal QC CA

Linked Data Life Cycles

Speaker

DataGovIE : Irish government dataspace

Speaker

Confoo 2011

Montréal QC CA

Linked Data: The New Black

Speaker

Confoo 2010

Montréal QC CA

Mark, Query, and Visualise

Speaker

WordCamp Montréal 2009

Montréal QC CA

Making StatusNet and WordPress work together

Speaker

W3Québec

Montréal QC CA

microformats in identi.ca

Guest Lecturer

microformats: #towerofbabel #pareto #dataportability

Speaker

PHP Québec Conference 2009

Montréal QC CA

Website data through the looking-glass

Speaker

PHP Québec monthly meeting

Montréal QC CA

Interacting with microformats

Speaker

Internal site SEO guidelines

Speaker

Creating next generation Web sites

Speaker

Coder's Saturday

Montréal QC CA

Microformats overview: how to help machines recognise common data formats in Web documents.

Speaker

Introduction to microformats: what they are, why we need them and briefly how to use them.

Speaker

RoCoCoCamp 2007

Montréal QC CA

User Interface talk on the current wikiHow design.

Technical Skills

Operating Systems
FreeBSD
Ubuntu
Microsoft Windows
Programming Languages
C
Java
Miranda
Scheme
SQL
Web Development
Apache
CSS
JavaScript
MySQL
PHP
RDF
SPARQL
HTML
XML
XSL
XSLT
General
Algorithm Design & Analysis
Data modeling
Linked Data
Representational State Transfer
Technical Documentation
UML

Education

Ph.D. Computer Science

University of Bonn

Bonn NW DE
— expected 2016

Research and development on statistical linked dataspaces, and semantic publishing (Linked Research).

M.App.Sc.

B.C.S. Honours [Computer Science]

University of Windsor

Windsor ON CA

Thesis: Deterministic KBBK chess endgame.

B.A. General [Psychology]

University of Windsor

Windsor ON CA

Scholarly Articles

Technical and Community Contributions