Linda L. Hill is the Principal Investigator for the DGIE Workshop award from NSF. As a Research Specialist with the Alexandria Digital Library Project at the University of California, Santa Barbara, she has worked extensively with gazetteer design and implementation as interactive digital library services. Part of the gazetteer work has included the development of a Feature Type Thesaurus used to categorize feature/place names. An article in D-Lib, January 1999, describes this work.

Linda L. Hill, Ph.D.
Research Specialist
Computer Science/ADL
University of California, Santa Barbara
1205 Girvetz
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Desk: 805-893-8587
Fax: 805-893-3045
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