Search for dissertations about: "semiotics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the word semiotics.

  1. 1. An Information System in its Organisational Contexts : A Systemic Semiotic Longitudinal Case Study

    Author : Rodney Clarke; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; information systems; longitudinal case study; organisational contexts; organisational semiotics; semiotics; social semiotics; systemic functional linguistics; systemic semiotics; workpractices; Information Systems; Informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation develops a new form of Systems Analysis based on Systemic Semiotics. Systemic Semiotics, a combination of Social Semiotics and Systemic Functional Linguistic theories, can be used to provide contextual descriptions linking the operations of information systems to their specific situational and organisational contexts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Semiotics of Politics : Dialogicality of Parliamentary Talk

    Author : Jaakko Turunen; Inga Brandell; Johan Tralau; Jens Bartelson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; language; dialogicality; parliamentary talk; Mikhail Bakhtin; Hans-Georg Gadamer; Yuri Lotman; Poland; Slovakia; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Parliamentary talk, despite its central place in politics, has not been the focus of many qualitative studies. The present study investigates how parliamentary talk emerges in a dialogue between different arguments in the parliament. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Hamlet the Sign : Russian Translations of Hamlet and Literary Canon Formation

    Author : Aleksei Semenenko; Lars Kleberg; Peter Alberg Jensen; Irena Makaryk; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Shakespeare; Hamlet; translation; literary canon formation; semiotics; canonicity; textuality; microcanon; genre; myth; sign; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This work is an attempt to answer one simple question: What is Hamlet? Based on the material of Hamlet translations into Russian, the dissertation scrutinizes the problems of literary canon formation, translation and textuality proceeding in two parallel directions: the historical analysis of canon formation in translation and the conceptualization of Hamlet’s textuality. The methodological framework is defined in the context of Jurij Lotman’s semiotics of culture, which is invaluable for an understanding of the mechanisms of literary evolution, the theory of translation and literary canon formation. READ MORE