Peirce’s sign theory as an open source R package

Signs - International Journal of Semiotics

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Title Peirce’s sign theory as an open source R package
 
Creator Friedman, Alon
Feichtinger, Erin
 
Description Throughout Peirce’s writing, we witness his developing vision of a machine that scientists will eventually be able to create. Nadin (2010) raised the question: Why do computer scientists continue to ignore Peirce’s sign theory? A review of the literature on Peirce’s theory and the semiotics machine reveals that many authors discussed the machine; however, they do not differentiate between a physical computer machine and its software. This paper discusses the problematic issues involved in converting Peirce’s theory into a programming language, machine and software application. We demonstrate this challenge by introducing Peirce’s sign theory as a software application that runs under an open-source R environment.
 
Publisher University of Copenhagen, Department of Information Science
 
Date 2017-01-18
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://tidsskrift.dk/signs/article/view/26872
 
Source SIGNS; Årg. 8 (2017); 1-24
Signs - International Journal of Semiotics; Vol 8 (2017); 1-24
1902-8822
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://tidsskrift.dk/signs/article/view/26872/23632
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 Alon Friedman, Erin Feichtinger
 

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