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The following are available on this website:
- Semiotics, Compassion and Value-Centered
Design. Discusses the informal application of algebraic semiotics
to large scale design problems, such as organizations, and brings in the role
of compassion. Keynote lecture, in Proceedings of the Organizational Semiotics
Workshop, University of Reading, UK, 11 - 12 July 2003. Slides for the talk and the original abstract are also available.
- Notes on Narrative. A brief overview
of some techniques for the analysis of stories, including summaries of the
structural theory of narrative, and techniques for the extraction of value
systems from stories. See also The Structure of
Narrative for a precise formal model.
- Review of Intellectual
Impostures, by Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont (second edition), in
(London) Times Higher Education Supplement, No. 1, 365, 9 April 2004,
- Semiotic Morphisms, written for CSE 271.
- Formal Notation for Conceptual
Blending, another note for CSE 271.
- Notes on Gradient Logic. Further
development and formalization of some ideas of Peter Bøgh Andersen; also written
for CSE 271.
- What is a Proof? by Joseph Goguen.
Informal essay written for user interface design course, CSE 271.
- An Essay on Comparative Programming
Linguistics, an informal note for CSE
- A Scent of Skinner at Harvard,
Journal of Consciousness Studies, 10, no. 1, 2003, pp 46-48. A brief
- The Ethics of Databases, notes for a
talk given 29 October 1999, at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the
Society for Social
Studies of Science, San Diego; an
abstract is also available.
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