A Theory of Computer Semiotics: Semiotic Approaches to Construction and Assessment of Computer Systems

A Theory of Computer Semiotics: Semiotic Approaches to Construction and Assessment of Computer Systems

by Peter Bogh Andersen, P. B. Andersen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521393361

ISBN-13: 9780521393362

Pub. Date: 06/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A systematic development of the thesis that semiotics provides a useful methodological framework for studying systems that include both people and computers.

Overview

A systematic development of the thesis that semiotics provides a useful methodological framework for studying systems that include both people and computers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521393362
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2011
Series:
Cambridge Series on Human-Computer Interaction Series, #3
Pages:
458
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Theory: 1. The structuralist heritage; 2. Adapting and extending structuralist methods; Part II. Computers: Introduction; 3. The basic means of expression; 4. Composite computer-based signs; Part III. Language, Work and Design: Introduction; 5. Language as interpretation: semantic fields in the postal giro; 6. Language as action: language games in the postal giro; 7. Task analysis: controlling control; References; Index.

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