I wonder whether an acronym should be considered as an icon or an index. On the one hand, an acronym is similar to what it stands for, on the other hand, there is often (but not always) a formulaic ...
I'm studying the use of semiotics and the link to identity, I wondered if anyone could point me towards any research they knew of? I'm already reading The Semiotic Stance, Paul Kockelman 2005 & ...
Would the proper term for it really be "non-symbolic language"? Every language up until now uses symbols at various forms – vowel sounds and consonants are symbols; syllables, which are ...
A triadic model of signs can be found by various researchers. Probably the most famous illustration is the diagram in Ogden and Richards's The Meaning of Meaning (page 11, digitized here). It is also ...