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Pub. period:1989-2009
Pub. count:9
Number of co-authors:9


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Paul Kahn's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

James M. Nyce:9
James H. Coombs:5
Norman K. Meyrowit..:4

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Paul Kahn is an information architect, teacher and writer. Kahn began working with text processing systems as a production editor and systems analyst at Harvard University in 1977, and later as an application specialist for Atex, Inc. From 1985-1994 he was a member of the research staff at Brown University's Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship (IRIS). He co-founded the information design studio Dynamic Diagrams (d/D) with Krzysztof Lenk in 1991. When d/D was acquired by Ingenta, he served as Chief Technology Officer. After moving to France in 2001, he founded the information architecture studio Kahn+Associates, where he serves as managing director. He taught interactive design at Rhode Island School of Design from 1994-2001, and since moving to France has taught at Ecole nationale suprieure des beaux-arts; cole nationale suprieure des Tlcommunications; Universit Paris 1 Panthon-Sorbonne; and at Media Lab, Aalto University, Helsinki (Finland). He is the co-author of Mapping Web Sites (with Krzysztof Lenk), which since its appearance in 2001 has been translated into French, German, Korean, and Spanish. He is the editor/publisher of NEW Magazine, international visual & verbal communications.


Publications by Paul Kahn (bibliography)

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Kahn, Paul and Moisand, Julia (2009): Patterns that Connect: the Value of Mapping Complex Data Networks. In Information Design Journal, 17 (3) .

Isometric overview diagrams can be used to synthesize and present complex information in a form similar to a geographic atlas.

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Kahn, Paul (2009): Designing Hypertext is an Intellectual Task. In: Schuller, Gerlinde (ed.). "Designing Universal Knowledge: The World as Flatland - Report 1". Lars Mller Publishers

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Kahn, Paul (2008): Excavating Information. In: Baer, Kim and Vacarra, Jill (eds.). "Information Design Workbook: Graphic approaches, solutions, and inspiration". Rockport Publishers

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Kahn, Paul and Pepe, Guiseppe Attoma (2005): Mendel Museum of Genetics. In: Japan, Institute for Information Design (ed.). "Information Design Source Book". Birkhuser Basel

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Kahn, Paul, Lenk, Krzysztof and Kaczmarek, Piotr (2002): Applications of isometric projection for visualizing web sites. In Information Design Journal, 1 (3) .

A detailed explanation of how isometric diagrams can be used for describing web sites.

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Kahn, Paul and Lenk, Krzysztof (2001): Mapping Websites: Digital Media Design. Rockport Publishers

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Kahn, Paul (1995): Visual Cues for Local and Global Coherence in the WWW. In Communications of the ACM, 38 (8) pp. 67-69.

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Haan, Bernard J., Kahn, Paul, Riley, Victor A., Coombs, James H. and Meyrowitz, Norman K. (1992): IRIS Hypermedia Services. In Communications of the ACM, 35 (1) pp. 36-51.

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Nyce, James M. and Kahn, Paul (1989): Innovation, pragmaticism, and technological continuity: Vannevar Bush's memex. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 40 (3) pp. 214-220.

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