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Tom De Nies obtained his Master's degree in Computer Science Engineering in 2010, at Ghent University, where he now works as a senior researcher at iMindsData Science Lab. His research is centered around automatic assessment of the value and trustworthiness of content on the Web, based on enriched metadata and provenance.

In 2012 and 2013, he was a member of the W3C Provenance Working Group, where he contributed to the PROV family of documents. More specifically, he was one of the authors of the PROV-Constraints Recommendation and lead editor of the PROV-Dictionary Note.

Git2PROV, his work in collaboration with VU University Amsterdam on exposing the provenance in version control systems received the 'best demonstration' award at ISWC 2013. Since 2014, he also chaired two editions of METHOD: the International Workshop on Methods for Establishing Trust of (Open) Data.

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