Patrick D.F. Ion

Patrick Ion, W3C HTML-Math Working Group co-chair, has been a mathematician Associate Editor at Mathematical Reviews for the American Mathematical Society since 1980. Previous positions in Heidelberg (1974-80), Kyoto (1972-74), Groningen, and London, England followed a Ph.D. from Imperial College, London. His present interests include the communication of mathematics, the preservation and use of its permanent record, quantum probability and quantum groups, special functions and non-commutative geometry.

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The HTML-Math Working Group released another revision of its Working Draft of MathML. This note should serve to point the way to the proposal outlined in the full Working Draft, and will describe a little of the history, current state, and future of the HTML-Math work.