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Emerging Web technologies topic of upcoming lecture

February 11, 2002

Dr. Ronald Vetter, professor and chair of the department of computer science at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, will present "Emerging Web Technologies" at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Sundquist Science Complex, Room E106A.
Vetter's research interests include computer networks, multimedia systems, component-based computing and distance education.

His lecture will address emerging technologies on the Internet including: document object model (DOM) and dynamic hyper text markup language (HTML), extensible markup language (XML), extensible stylesheet language (XSL), modeling with document type definitions (DTD), java server pages (JSP), active server pages (ASP), and emerging object Web.

"It's important for students interested in the Internet, especially new technologies, to hear Vetter's lecture," said Nancy Smithfield, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science. Vetter is an excellent speaker and an expert in this area."

Vetter is being brought to campus by the student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Student Government Association.

Founded in 1947, ACM is the world's first educational and scientific computing society. With more than 80,000 members, ACM is dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences and applications of information technology.

For more information, telephone 7846.