Author Information

Tim Howes is a Senior Systems Research Programmer for the University of Michigan's Information Technology Division. He received a B.S.E. in Aerospace Engineering, a M.S.E. in Computer Engineering from UM, and is completing a Ph.D. in Computer Science. He is currently project director and principal investigator for the NSF-sponsored WINX project, and in charge of directory service development and deployment at U-M. He is the primary architect and implementor of the U-M LDAP directory package, the DIXIE system, the GDA X.500 DSA, and a major developer of the QUIPU X.500 implementation. He is author or co-author of several papers and RFCs, including RFC 1777 and RFC 1778 defining the LDAP protocol. He is chair of the IETF Access, Searching, and Indexing of Directories working group, and an active member of the ACM and IEEE.

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