Reasoning, information and multimedia semiotics (m) (2013/2014)

Course code
4S02365
Credits
12
Coordinator
Ferdinando Luigi Marcolungo
Other available courses
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO 6 M-FIL/01-THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY I semestrino A, I semestrino B Ferdinando Luigi Marcolungo
SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO 6 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS I semestrino A, I semestrino B Denis Delfitto

Learning outcomes

Module: SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO
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This course aims at introducing the participants to the core properties of semiotic processes, with respect to both natural language and artificial languages.


Module: ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO
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introducing to the models of reasoning with special reference to multimedial communication.

Syllabus

Module: SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO
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Specific attention will be paid to the interface between semiotic and cognitive processes, to the notions of language and mind, to the computational theory of mind and to the relationship between grammar and meaning. Issues of meaning will be addressed at both sentence- and text-level.


Module: ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO
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Models of reasoning and the challenge of complexity: communication processes at the multimedial level.

Teaching methods: lectures and discussion.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO
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Interview


Module: ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO
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Multiple-choice written exam, or an optional oral exam.