Robert E. Horn

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Robert E. Horn is an American political scientist who taught at Harvard, Columbia, and Sheffield (U.K.) universities. Currently he is a visiting scholar at Stanford University's Center for the Study of Language and Information. He is known for the development of Information mapping.

Overview[edit]

Bob Horn is perhaps best known for his development of Information mapping, a method of information development called structured writing suited especially for technical communication. The Information Mapping method has been taught to over 300,000 technical writers around the world.[1]

His special interests are in policy communication, social learning, and knowledge management.[1] His latest contribution to the presentation of information is called "Visual Language". Horn has extended the use of visual language and visual analytics to processes for resolving wicked problems.

Publications[edit]

Books, a selection:

  • 1970. Guide to simulation games for education and training. With David W. Zuckerman.
  • 1972. Guide to Federal assistance for education.
  • 1989. Mapping hypertext : the analysis, organization, and display of knowledge for the next generation of on-line text and graphics.
  • 1998. Visual language : global communication for the 21st century.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Homepage at Stanford.edu.

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