Applying Computer Semiotics to Hypertext Theory and the World Wide Web

  • Moritz Neumüller
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1903)


This paper introduces a Semiotic Approach to Hypertext Theory. Having been applied to Informatics only in recent years, Semiotics promises a broader understanding of Hypertext as a structure of signs. The rapid visualization of the World Wide Web seems to justify this approach. Using the methodology of applied Semiotics and Graph Theory, the author analyzes the challenges and restrictions of Hypertexts in general and the WWW in particular.


World Wide Semiotic System Target Page Semiotic Approach Rapid Visualization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Moritz Neumüller
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  1. 1.Wirtschaftsuniversität WienWienAustria

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