Multimedia semiotics (s) (2005/2006)

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Course code
4S01414
Name of lecturers
Giorgio Graffi, Denis Delfitto
Coordinator
Giorgio Graffi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-FIL/05 - PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY OF LANGUAGE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1st semester dal Oct 3, 2005 al Dec 22, 2005.

Lesson timetable

1st semester
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  
Friday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  

Learning outcomes

This course aims at introducing the concept of “sign” and the abstract characteristics of semiotic processes which identify specifics codes, human and animal language, information technology artificial language and technical communication. Particular attention to interface between semiotics and cognitive processes, investigation of the relevance of language/mind and computational theory in a semiotic perspective. Besides, the course will provide a basic historical set of semiotics’ fundamental concept.

Syllabus

(1) Historical elements of the concept of sign through readings and comment of classical text concerning the subject, from Antiquity to the Twentieth century (prof. Graffi).
(2) Formal characteristics of semiotic processes. Language and mind in a semiotic perspective. Elements of textual semiotics.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral discussion