Guest Editor's Introduction: Harnessing the World Wide Web
Jay Allen , US Advanced Research Projects Agency
Pages: pp. 42–43
About the Authors
Jay Allen Sears is a program manager for human language systems (HLS) andhumancomputer interaction (HCI) at the US Advanced Research ProjectsAgency, and also is a senior research manager responsible for developingresearch and technology transfer strategies for a wide range of informationtechnology programs at the Corporation for National Research Initiatives. HisHLS program develops methods for computers to hear and read, and tounderstand what they hear and read. The HLS program involves informationcreation and access for applications such as crisis management, health care,and intelligence analysis. He received his BS in naval engineering from the USNaval Academy in 1966, an MS in computer science from the Naval PostGraduate School in 1972, an MS in business administration from GeorgeWashington University in 1979, and his PhD in computer information systemsfrom the University of Arizona in 1982. He is a member of the IEEE ComputerSociety and the ACM. He can be reached at ARPA, Arlington, VA;asearsarpa.mil.