Peirce’s sign theory as an open-source R packageSigns - International Journal of Semiotics (2017)
Throughout Peirce’s writing, we witness his developing vision of a machine that scientists will eventually be able to create. Nadin (2010) raised the question: Why do computer scientists continue to ignore Peirce’s sign theory? A review of the literature on Peirce’s theory and the semiotics machine reveals that many authors discussed the machine; however, they do not differentiate between a physical computer machine and its software. This paper discusses the problematic issues involved in converting Peirce’s theory into a programming language, machine and software application. We demonstrate this challenge by introducing Peirce’s sign theory as a software application that runs under an open-source R environment.
- Peirce sign theory,
- Open source R,
- Fuzzy logic
Publication DateSpring January 3, 2017
Citation InformationAlon Friedman and Erin M. Feichtinger. "Peirce’s sign theory as an open-source R package" Signs - International Journal of Semiotics Vol. 8 (2017) ISSN: 1902-8822
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/alon-friedman/21/
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