This paper explores Victoria Welby's fundamental assumption of meaning process (“semiosis” sensu Peirce) as translation, and some implications for the development of a general model of intersemiotic translation.
About the authors
Daniella Aguiar (b. 1980) is a post-doctoral researcher at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro 〈firstname.lastname@example.org〉. Her research interests include intersemiotic translation, dance and literature, Peirce's semiotics and philosophy, and dance theory. Her publications include “Modeling intersemiotic translation: Notes toward a Peircean approach” (with J. Queiroz, 2010); and “Translating culture/Traduire la culture” (ed. with J. Queiroz, 2010).
Joao Queiroz (b. 1963) is a professor at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora 〈email@example.com〉. His research interests include Peirce's philosophy, cognitive semiotics, intersemiotic translation, and Brazilian contemporary literature. His publications include “Information and semiosis in living systems: A semiotic approach” (with C. Emmeche & C. El-Hani, 2010); “Advances in modeling adaptive and cognitive systems” (with A. Loula, 2010); “Diagrammatical reasoning and Peircean logic representations” (with F. Stjernfelt, 2011); and “Downward determination in semiotic multi-level systems” (with C. El-Hani, 2012).
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