A Proposed Language for the Definition of Arbitrary Twodimensional Signs

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According to Ch. S. Peirce [7], we consider a sign s to be an element of a triadic relation,
$$\text{s = (m,}\,\text{o,}\,\text{i)}\,\varepsilon \,\text{M} \times \text{O} \times \text{I}\text{.}$$


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Nake
    • 1
  1. 1.StuttgartGermany

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