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entrepreneur , researcher , think-tank executive

Robert E. Horn is an American political scientist who taught at Harvard, Columbia, and Sheffield universities, and has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University's Center for the Study of Language and Information.


Horn, Robert Eldon was born on August 24, 1933 in Webster City, Iowa, United States. Son of Ralph Oscar and Esther Frieda (Timm) Horn.


He is known for the development of information mapping. 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. His latest contributions to the presentation of information have been in the field of visual language.

Horn has extended the use of visual language and visual analytics to develop methods—involving large, detailed infographics and argument map murals—for exploring and resolving wicked problems. Horn, Horn, Horn, Horn, Horn, X. Horn, In Jacobson, X. Horn, Horn.



Served with United States Army, 1955-1957.


Married Niela Miller. 1 child, Jennifer Kren (deceased). 1 stepchild, Andrea Halleck Adams.

Ralph Oscar Horn

Esther Frieda (Timm) Horn

Niela Miller

Jennifer Kren Horn (deceased)