The Computation Semiotics Workshop took place from the 29th to the 30th June 2000 at the University of Surrey. This following is the final programme and the list of accepted papers.


Thursday, 29th June, 2000

10:00 - 10:15

Andy Clarke (Kinonet, UK)
Clive Fencott (University of Teeside, UK)
Craig Lindley (Interactive Institute, Sweden)
Grethe Mitchell (Kinonet / University of East London, UK)
Frank Nack (CWI, Amsterdam, Holland)

10:10 - 11:00

An Overview of Semiotics
Andrew Salway (University of Surrey, UK)

11:00 - 11:30

Signal Processing: Does it Mean Anything?
Ed Hartley (Lancaster University, UK)
Adam T. Lindsay (Lancaster University, UK)
Alan P. Parkes (Lancaster University, UK)

11:30 - 12:00

Computational Semiotics: An Analogy with Computational Linguistics?
Andrew Salway (University of Surrey, UK)


12:00 - 14:00



14:00 - 14:30

The Contribution of Semiotics to Website Design
Tim French (University of Luton, UK)
Andy Smith
(University of Luton, UK)

14:30 - 15:00

The Semiotics of Website Interaction
Ann Light (University of Sussex, UK)

15:00 - 15:30

Design of an Interface for Air Traffic Control
Hugh David (EUROCONTROL Experimental Centre, France)

15:30 - 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:15

About the Influence of Computer Semiotics on Communal Intelligence
Frank Nack (CWI, Amsterdam, Holland)

14:30 - 15:00

The Link is the Data - On Realisations, Representations and the Link Betwixt Werner Kreichbaum (IBM Development Lab, Germany)
Gerhard Stenzel(IBM Development Lab, Germany)

15:45 - 16:15

User Modelling and Adaptivity in Visual Information Retrieval Systems
J. Torres (Lancaster University, UK)
A.P. Parkes (Lancaster University, UK)


19:30 onwards

Social Event
Dinner at "Da Gennaro"

Friday, 30th June, 2000

10:00 - 10:30

Taking and Making Meaning: Semiotics and New Media
Andy Clarke (Kinonet, UK)
Grethe Mitchell (Kinonet and University of Lincolnshire and Humberside, UK)

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:15

"Multi-modelling" of Multimodality Interaction
Dorothy Rachovides, Zoë (Lancaster University, UK)
Zoë Swiderski (Lancaster University, UK)
Alan P. Parkes (Lancaster University, UK)

11:15 - 11:45

On the Practice and Theory of Meaning in Virtual Environments
Clive Fencott (University of Teeside, UK)

11:45 - 12:15

A Computational Semiotic Framework for Interactive Cinematic Virtual Worlds
Craig A. Lindley (CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences, Australia)

12:15 - 12:45

PROBE and Love Hotel
Linda Wallace (Australian National University, Australia)


12:00 - 14:00



14:15 - 15:30

Round Table Discussion and Summar



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