|NAME:||Herbert Marvin Ohlman|
|WORKED AT:||Battelle; SDC; Lockheed; Itek; IBM; Xerox|
|OTHER INFORMATION:||Ohlman was involved with the invention of permutation indexing in 1957
which was done in parallel to Luhn's work.
He wrote programmed text to teach computer simulation language. He also
developed a system to compare diverse information systems (activity spectrum).
His professional interests included: analysis, design, evaluation of information
Ohlman worked at: Battelle 1955-57; SDC 1957-60; Lockheed 1960-61; IBM 1961-62; Itek 1963-64; Xerox 1964-67; Cemrel 1967-69. He was also a consultant in information science and technology 1969-?. He wrote programmed text to teach computer simulation language 1962. He organized and directed programs in computers in education, 1968.
|OFFICES:||ASIS: Special Group on Education for Information Science Chairman 1966-67; Special Interest Group on Information Retention Chairman 1967.|
|Babbage Insitute, University of Minnesota|
|INCLUDES:||Some papers relating to his work at SDC may be found in the SDC archives; See separate SDC entry.|
|INCLUDES:||Still has some papers in his personal possession.|
|SOURCE:||Phone conversation with Ohlman, 9/96.|
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