Zero, Connected, Empty: An Essay after a Cantata

  • Joseph A. Goguen
  • Ryoko A. Goguen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2755)


This brief essay attempts to explain some of the thinking behind the cantata Zero, Connected, Empty, composed by Ryoko Gougen, with words by Joseph Gougen.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph A. Goguen
    • 1
  • Ryoko A. Goguen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringUniversity of California at San DiegoUSA

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