SEMIOTICS - An Asset for Understanding Information Systems Communication

Pedro Azevedo Rocha, Ângela Lacerda Nobre


Problem solving resides on knowledge and/or imagination use, and in a dialogue, even in a monologue, established communication often has misunderstandings, prideful assumptions and crosstalks. The processing and communication of Information in an organisation are produced by creating, passing and utilising signs, whatever they may be, with or without the perception of its Semiotics. Considering we could conceive it in such way, and because we are three dimensional beings, the act of solving is endemic and unconscious to us. We do it using a cognitive mental and visual mean that resides on a hyper-environment based on signs, even before the creation of its doctrine. Therefore, Semiotics exists in and within us. With that definition in mind, why we do not use it and establish it on a daily basis in the classroom, at the workplace, in social affairs?


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Azevedo Rocha P. and Lacerda Nobre Â. (2009). SEMIOTICS - An Asset for Understanding Information Systems Communication . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-86-9, pages 273-278. DOI: 10.5220/0002015902730278

in Bibtex Style

author={Pedro Azevedo Rocha and Ângela Lacerda Nobre},
title={SEMIOTICS - An Asset for Understanding Information Systems Communication},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - SEMIOTICS - An Asset for Understanding Information Systems Communication
SN - 978-989-8111-86-9
AU - Azevedo Rocha P.
AU - Lacerda Nobre Â.
PY - 2009
SP - 273
EP - 278
DO - 10.5220/0002015902730278