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Graziella Tonfoni Edit Profile

information systems specialist

Graziella Tonfoni, Italian information systems specialist. Recipient Minerva award for outstanding woman in science Minerva Foundation, Rome, 1984. Member American Association Artificial Intelligence, Italian Association Artificial Intelligence, Information Design British Society.

Background

Tonfoni, Graziella was born on July 23, 1957 in Bologna, Italy. Daughter of Fernando and Lina (Pecorini) Tonfoni.

Education

Doctor in Linguistics magna cum laude, University Bologna, 1980.

Career

Researcher linguistics University Bologna, 1983-1990, research professor linguistics, 1991-1996. Visiting professor University Maryland, College Park, 1997-1998. Italian representative in technical and education Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Philadelphia, 1996.

Consultant Olivetti, Ivrea Torino, Italy, 1987-1988, Andersen Company, Milan, 1990-1991. Research consultant Hannover (Germany) Polytechnic, 1994-1995, University Maryland, College Park, 1997-1998. Visiting scholar Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Bolt Beranek and Newman.

Leader seminars and lecturers various universities throughout United States.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 17 books including Partitura Solfeggio Movimento, 1992, La Comunicazione Aziendale ComeArte Visiva, 1992, Abitare il Testo, 1995, Communicative Patterns and Textual Forms, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association Artificial Intelligence, Italian Association Artificial Intelligence, Information Design British Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Movies, theater, biking, drawing, nature/art walking.

Connections

father:
Fernando Tonfoni

mother:
Lina (Pecorini) Tonfoni