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Kyle Dent

Kyle Dent is focused on creating novel technologies that help people interact with information, and uses cognitive scientific techniques to model and evaluate this interaction. Before coming to PARC in 2008, Kyle worked for Hewlett-Packard as a software architect. He is the author of Postfix: The Definitive Guide published by O'Reilly & Associates in 2003.

Kyle has a M.F.A in film from the University of Miami, and a M.S. in computer science from the Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Science.


PARC publications

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Fisheye Word Cloud for temporal sentiment exploration

ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013)

27 April 2013


Through the Twitter glass

AAAI-11 Workshop on Analyzing Microtext

8 August 2011






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focus areas




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Dialects of the IoT
3 November 2015 | O’Reilly Radar

Talking to the IoT
16 September 2015 | O’Reilly Radar

Parsing the Twitterverse: New Algorithms Analyze Tweets
22 July 2011 | Scientific American



events   view all 

Through the Twitter Glass
8 August 2011 | San Francisco, CA  

Entity-based collaboration tools for intelligence analysis
19 October 2008 - 24 October 2008 | Columbus, CA  



external website

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