CASE STUDY: A SEMIOTIC APPROACH TO META-PROGRAMMING IN OPERATIONAL RESEARCH

Martin Wheatman

Abstract

This paper is a case study of how semiotics is applied to the meta-programming of application provision in a Operational Research setting. As a text representing instructions, software source code is a syntactic layer of an organisational sign system. In that meta-programming generates source code, it is sign system which acts at a pragmatic level generating other sign systems, and has its own norm-base. The case study illustrates how a meta-programming norm-base can be directed towards the provision of specific application components, but that direction itself can be programmable.

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Liu K. and Wheatman M. (2010). CASE STUDY: A SEMIOTIC APPROACH TO META-PROGRAMMING IN OPERATIONAL RESEARCH . In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO, ISBN 978-989-8425-26-3, pages 47-51. DOI: 10.5220/0003254400470051


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@conference{iciso10,
author={Kecheng Liu and Martin Wheatman},
title={CASE STUDY: A SEMIOTIC APPROACH TO META-PROGRAMMING IN OPERATIONAL RESEARCH},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO,},
year={2010},
pages={47-51},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003254400470051},
isbn={978-989-8425-26-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO,
TI - CASE STUDY: A SEMIOTIC APPROACH TO META-PROGRAMMING IN OPERATIONAL RESEARCH
SN - 978-989-8425-26-3
AU - Liu K.
AU - Wheatman M.
PY - 2010
SP - 47
EP - 51
DO - 10.5220/0003254400470051