Search for dissertations about: "semiosis"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word semiosis.

  1. 1. Surprise between media, minds and world : A Peircean process semiotic approach

    Author : Pedro Atã; Lars Elleström; Kate Maxwell; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; surprise; surprise in poetry; semiosis; cognitive niche construction; Peirce semiotics; process semiotics; distributed cognition; intermediality; Humaniora; Humanities;

    Abstract : The central idea of this thesis is that the relationship between cognition,media and environments is regulated by surprise. The relationship between cognition, media and environments is a foundational problem for studies of cognition, culture and/or communication. READ MORE

  2. 2. Engagement in Medical Research Discourse: A Multisemiotic Discourse-Semantic Study of Dialogic Positioning

    Author : Daniel Lees Fryer; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; engagement; medical research discourse; social semiotics; systemic functional linguistics; dialogic theory; linguistics; semiosis; multisemiosis; multimodality; intersemiosis; intermodality; corpus linguistics; genre; disciplinarity; ideology;

    Abstract : This study investigates how medical researchers engage with a background of prior and anticipated utterances in a collection of highly cited English-language medical research articles. Taking a multisemiotic, systemic-functional approach, I examine the verbal, visual, and mathematical resources used by medical research writers to construe, engage with, and position themselves in relation to a dialogic background of different voices, positions, and propositions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Design Semiosis; Synthesis of Products in the Design Activity

    Author : Mark W. Lange; KTH; []
    Keywords : Synthesis; Product Design; Quality Creation; Semiotics; Perceptual Knowledge; Problem Solving; Designer;

    Abstract : Products are designed by someone to be perceived by someone.Within the body of this thesis there can be found thespecification of a conceptualization, an ontology, thatreflects the idea engendered by this statement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Post-Deleuzian Investigations of U.S. Avant-Garde Film, 1943–81

    Author : Atene Mendelyte; Filmvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; U.S. avant-garde film; Gilles Deleuze; film-philosophy; sobjective image; metaphysics of technique; conceptual cartography of film-worlds; transcendental empiricism; film semiotics; postmodernism;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to investigate a number of U.S. avant-garde films using Deleuzian film-philosophy in order to describe their thought. I develop the taxonomy of cinematic images created by the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze by introducing a new type of image. READ MORE