Semiotics 1980 pp 587-594 | Cite as

A Semiotic Approach to Information Value

  • Pranas Zunde


Information in human societies is conveyed, transmitted, disseminated, stored, and transformed using signs and sign processing as vehicles. These vehicles can be natural or artificial language texts, utterances, traffic signs, trademarks, gestures, etc. Hence, there should be a strong and natural interplay between the science of signs or semiotics and information science [1].


Polar Bear Traffic Sign Information User Informative Text Semiotic Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pranas Zunde
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information and Computer ScienceGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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