Born in 1964, Laurent Romary got his PhD in computational linguistics in 1989 and his Habilitation thesis in 1999. Chargé de Recherche at CNRS then Directeur de Recherche at INRIA, he conducted various research activities on man-machine dialogue, multilingual document management and linguistic engineering. He has participated in several national and international projects related to the representation and dissemination of language resources and on man-machine interaction, and in particular coordinated the MLIS/DHYDRO, IST/MIAMM and eContent/Lirics projects. He has been the editor of ISO standard 16642 (TMF - Terminological Markup Framework) and is the chairman of ISO committee TC 37/SC 4 on Language Resource Management, as well as member (from 2001 to 2007) then chair (since 2008) of the TEI council. After leading the Scientific Information directorate at CNRS, he established the Max-Planck Digital Library (from September 2006 to December 2008).
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