The Computer as Medium discusses the communicative and organizational nature of computer networks within a historical perspective.
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- Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)
Table of Contents
Series foreword; Preface; Contributors; Part I. Computer-Based Signs: Introduction Peter Bøgh Andersen; 1. A semiotic approach to programming Peter Bøgh Andersen; 2. Structuralism, computation and cognition: the contribution of glossematics David Piotrowski; 3. The shortest way between two points is a good idea: signs, Peirce and theorematic machines Keld Gall Jørgensen; 4. Logic grammar and the triadic sign relation Per Hasle; 5. Meaning and the machine: toward a semiotics of interaction Per Aage Brandt; Part II. The Rhetoric of Interactive Media: Introduction Berit Holmqvist; 6. Narrative computer systems: the dialectics of emotion and formalism Berit Holmqvist and Peter Bøgh Andersen; 7. Interactive fiction: artificial intelligence as a mode of sign production Peter Bøgh Andersen and Berit Holmqvist; 8. Plays, theatres and the art of acting in the eighteenth century: a formal analysis Jens Hougaard; 9. The meaning of plot and narrative Jørgen Bang; 10. Face to interface Berit Holmqvist; 11. Drawing and programming Bjørn Laursen and Peter Bøgh Andersen; 12. Hypermedia communication and academic discourse: some speculations on a future genre Gunnar Liestøl; Part III. Computers In Context: Introduction Jens F. Jensen; 13. Computer culture: the meaning of technology and the technology of meaning Jens F. Jensen; 14. One person, one computer: the social construction of the personal computer Klaus Bruhn Jensen; 15. Hi-tech network organizations as self-referential systems Lars Qvortrup; Comment: disturbing communication Peter Bøgh Andersen; 16. Dialogues in networks Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen; 17. Historical trends in computer and information technology Jens Christensen; Comment: the history of computer-based signs Peter Bøgh Andersen; 18. A historical perspective on work practices and technology Randi Markussen; 19. Hypertext: from modern utopia to post-modern dystopia? Bjørn Sørenssen; Index.
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