Thomas Landauer

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Dr. Thomas K. Landauer (April 25, 1932 - April 1, 2014)[1] was a professor at the Department of Psychology of the University of Colorado.

Professor Landauer was one of the pioneers of Latent semantic analysis, and in 1995 published a controversial analysis of the productivity paradox of information technology.

He was, until his death, a Vice President at Pearson Education. He was also Professor Emeritus of Psychology at University of Colorado. Previously he was the manager of an information science and human-computer interaction research group at Bell Laboratories and Bellcore.


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  • Landauer, T.K. (1995). The trouble with computers: Usefulness, usability and productivity. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press