Search for dissertations about: "what is semiotics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words what is semiotics.

  1. 1. Children's Gestures from 18 to 30 Months

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Mats Andrén; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; children; gesture; development; communication; language; action; semiotics; social cognition;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the nature of the gestures performed by five Swedish children. The children are followed from 18 to 30 months of age: an age range which is characterized by a rapid succession of developmental changes in children's abilities to communicate by means of both spoken language and gesture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Natural Vision for Artificial Systems, Active Vision and Thought

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Lars Kopp; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; visual alphabet; representations; robotics; language; artificial vision; cognition; Artificial intelligens; Artificiell intelligens;

    Abstract : The visual system in animals and humans consists of a number of information processing units that are here called visual routines. These routines are specialized in handling different cognitive tasks, for example, object recognition, motion, stereo, color, texture, and optic flow. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motion in Language and Experience : Actual and Non-actual motion in Swedish, French and Thai

    University dissertation from The Faculties of Humanities and Theology

    Author : Johan Blomberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; motion situations; non-actual motion; Swedish; elicitation; cognitive linguistics; phenomenology; Thai; French; subjective motion; fictive motion; semantic typology; motion; spatial semantics; motion events;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with motion in language and non-linguistic experience, distinguishing between actual motion (AM) and non-actual motion (NAM). AM is the experience of continuous change in an object’s position, expressed in sentences such as 'The man runs through the forest' and 'The woman is walking'. READ MORE

  4. 4. Case in Icelandic : A Synchronic, Diachronic and Comparative Approach

    University dissertation from Scandinavian Languages

    Author : Johanna Barddal; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian languages and literature; Development of th; Scandinavian Linguistics; Spoken vs. Written Icelandic; Usage-based Model; Construction Grammar; Borrowings; Neologism; Type Frequency; Productivity; Argument Structure; Thematic Roles; Syntactic functions; Icelandic; Morphological Case; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the question of what the function of morphological case is in Icelandic. The working hypotheses of this book is that morphological case is a multifunctional category. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Mark W. Lange; KTH.; [2001]
    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