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David Filip
Research Fellow, Computer Science


David Filip is Chair (Convener) of OASIS XLIFF OMOS TC; Secretary, Editor and Liaison Officer of OASIS XLIFF TC; a former Co-Chair and Editor for the W3C ITS 2.0 Recommendation; Advisory Editorial Board member for the Multilingual magazine; and co-moderator of the Interoperability and Standards WG at JIAMCATT. His specialties include open standards and process metadata, workflow and meta-workflow automation. David works as a Research Fellow at the ADAPT Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Before 2011, he oversaw key research and change projects for Moravia's worldwide operations. David held research scholarships at universities in Vienna, Hamburg and Geneva, and graduated in 2004 from Masaryk University with a PhD in Analytic Philosophy. David also holds master's degrees in Philosophy, Art History, Theory of Art and German Philology.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

David Filip, Localization Standards Reader 4.0, Multilingual, 30, (1), 2019, p59 - 73 Journal Article, 2019 TARA - Full Text URL

David Filip, Why XLIFF and Why XLIFF 2?, Translating and the Computer, Proceedings, ASLING Translating and the Computer 38, London, 17-18 November 2016, edited by AsLing, The International Association for Advancement in Language Technology , 38, Editions Tradulex, Geneva, 2016, pp53 - 68 Conference Paper, 2016 URL Other TARA - Full Text

Soroush Saadatfar, David Filip, Best Practice for DSDL-based Validation, XML London 2016 - Conference Proceedings, XML London 2016, London, June 4, 2016, edited by Charles Foster , XML London, 2016, pp64 - 70 Conference Paper, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text URL

Localisation Focus - The International Journal of Localisation, 14, 1, (2015), 3 - David Filip, Dave Lewis, [eds.] Journal, 2015 URL

David Lewis, Qun Lui, Leroy Finn, Chris Hokamp, Felix Sasaki, David Filip, Open, web-based internationalization and localization tools, Translation Spaces, 3, (1), 2014, p99 - 132 Journal Article, 2014 URL

Comerford, T., Filip, D., Raya, R.M., Savourel, Y. (Eds.), XLIFF Version 2.0, OASIS Standard, 2014, 1 - 135 Standard, 2014 URL URL URL

Localisation Focus - The International Journal of Localisation, 12, 1, (2013), 3 - David Filip, Dave Lewis, [eds.] Journal, 2013 URL

David Filip, Managing Industry Wisdom as a Portfolio of Technical Standards, IFSAM 2012, Management Re-Imagined, Limerick, Ireland, 2012-6-26-29, edited by Michael J Morley , 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text Other

David Filip, An Argument for Business Process Management in Localisation, Localisation Focus, 10, (1), 2011, p4 - 17 Journal Article, 2011 URL TARA - Full Text URL

Research Expertise


Business Process Management; INTELLIGENT DATA INTEGRATION; INTEROPERABILITY; Language and/or Literature, Translation; literary translation; Metadata standards; requirements gathering; Semantic Interoperability; STANDARDISATION; STANDARDS; TBX; translation & localisation; Translation theory and practice; WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT; XLIFF; xml vocabulary



OASIS XLIFF OMOS Convener Chair and Editor >> TC shortlisted in OASIS Open Standards Cup 2016 October 2015 – ongoing

OASIS XLIFF TC Secretary and Lead Editor >> XLIFF 2.1 in 1st Public Review, XLIFF 2.0 Published on August 4, 2014 December 2012 – ongoing

OASIS XLIFF TC November 2008 – ongoing

NSAI expert on ISO/IEC JTC1 SC38, WG9, WG10 May 2016 – ongoing

NSAI expert on ISO TC37 SC3, SC5 April 2016 – ongoing