Thomas Milo

Thomas Milo is an independent scholar with a background in Slavic and Turkic studies. Brill recently published his new, de-theologized Qurʾān Concordance (part of the Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān). He is also partner in DecoType – linguistic experts & designers of computer typography – a team that has been working on Arabic script technology since 1982. They pioneered the concept of Dynamic Font (Smart Font, Intelligent Font), a key aspect of all modern computer typography. In 2009 Tom received on behalf of DecoType the Dr Peter Karow Award in recognition of his fundamental contribution for computer typography.

(The rôle of Dutch Arabic Typography in Middle Eastern Printing)

(Arabic Script Grammar—Y: An archigrapheme analysed)

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