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Sunday 25 February 2018

sign process


Definition : Semiosis (or sign process) is any form of activity, conduct, or process that involves signs , including the production of meaning. Briefly – semiosis is sign process.

The term was introduced by Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) to describe a process that interprets signs as referring to their objects, as described in his theory of sign relations, or semiotics.

Other theories of sign processes are sometimes carried out under the heading of semiology , following on the work of Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913).

See also

- signs
- semiotics
- semiology