Anthony Kosky

I have started a BLOG as a place to write various things that interest me, and may or may not be of interest to anyone else. Blogs seem rather old-fashioned and retro nowadays. I do also have a Twitter account for the rare occasions when I can think of anything interesting to say in less than 240 characters.

I am a computer scientist with a strong interest in bioinformatics, data management and data integration. I am currently managing the Scientific Software Development group at Affymetrix Inc. which is responsible for continuing the development of the Affymetrix Power Tools set of cross-platform data analysis tools.

Previously I was working as a group leader at the Joint Genome Institute in Walnut Creek. Prior to this I was working as Chief Technical Officer for Axiope Inc., as a Senior Director at the Software Development Division of Gene Logic Inc., and as a computer scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the Data Management Research and Development Group, on the OPM project.

I completed a PhD in the Database Group of the Computer Science Department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1995, and a MSc./DIC in Computer Science at the Department of Computing of Imperial College, London in 1988.

My PhD thesis Transforming Databases with Recursive Data Structures is available on line and makes pleasant bedtime reading.

My resume: PDF, MSWord, Plain Text.

Publications - a selection of my publications and technical reports organized by subject.

A comprehensive list of publications, organized more-or-less chronologically, is also available.

Minox Photo Contest

I'm very pleased to be the winner in the portfolio and black-and-white categories of the Minox Historical Society 2006 photographic contest. There were lots of really wonderful photographs entered, many of which showed off what these wonderful little cameras are capable of, so it feels like quite an honor to win such a contest.

Photographs and Travelogues

Thailand and Cambodia, February 2007

Our honeymoon in Tahiti and surrounding islands, July 2006

Bicycle touring in New Zealand, March/April 2005

UK and Paris, January 2005

Santa Fe, New Mexico, January 2007

Utah, September 2004

Rome and Florence, June 2002

Egypt, February 2001

Miscellaneous photos

For details or our wedding on 9th July 2006 please see

See here for some music-related links that I like.

See here for Windows wallpapers.

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