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William Winder

2004

William Winder

Assistant Professor / Professeur adjoint
Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies
/ Département d'études françaises, hispaniques et italiennes

University of British Columbia / Université de la Colombie Britannique
winder@interchange.ubc.ca
http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/winder
Tel / Tél: (604) 822-4022
Fax / Télécopie: (604) 822-6675

Updated November  2009
/ Mise à jour: novembre  2009


Education / Formation

  • PhD French, University of Toronto , Toronto, Canada (1991)

  • DEA Semiotics, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France (1984); 

  • BSc Zoology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (1975)

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Research Interests / Orientation des recherches

Computational and formalist approaches to the semantics of language and literature; computational lexicology and semiotics; linguistic and literary database design, implementation and exploitation for computer-assisted translation, interpretation, semantic analysis, etc.; social and political impact of writing technology in France and Quebec.

Une approche computationnelle et formelle de la sémantique, de la langue et de la littérature; la sémiotique et la lexicologie computationnelles ; la conception des bases de données littéraires et linguistiques et leur exploitation dans la traduction, l'interprétation, l'analyse sémantique, etc.; conséquences sociales et politiques de la technologie de l'écrit en France et au Québec.


Publications / Publications

 

Monographs / Monographes

Hébert, Pierre and ----, with the collaboration of Raymond Rouleau. "Index-Thesaurus: Mise à jour 1987-1992," Voix et images special issue, December 1993, 154 pages.

Hébert, Pierre and ----. "Index-Thesaurus de Voix et images: 1967-1987," Voix et images, special issue, December 1987, 226 pages.

Software and articleware (articles centered on software) / Logiciels et articles-progiciels (articles centrés sur des progiciels)

----. "Hansard  Collocations".  http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/winder/edziza/hansard/. U of British Columbia. January 2005.

----. "Robotic Poetics: Looking down a microscope through a telescope". http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/winder/edziza/rp .  University of Victoria's Digital Humanities Computing Summer Institute. June 2004.

----. "Textual Russian Dolls: On generating cascading plot summaries for second language learning". http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/winder/me/mutanda/. COCH-COSH Conference, Dalhousie U, Halifax, Canada. May 27, 2003.

----. "Linking Fancy unto Fancy:  A semantic IDE for cascading summaries".  http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/winder/me/mutanda/ . COCH-COSH Conference, U of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. May 30, 2004.

Editions / Éditions

Bond, Barbara, and ----, co-editors. “Canadian Humanites Computing 2003: Collaborative Mind Technologies” Text Technology (12.1: 2003) and Computing in the Humanities Working Papers, A.20-A.28 (September 2003).url

Siemens, Ray, and ----, co-editors. “Scholarly Discourse and Computing Technology II.” Jointly printed in Text Technology 9.2 (1999)  and Computing in the Humanities Working Papers, A.14-A.19 (2001).url

Siemens, Ray, and ----, co-editors. “Technologising the Humanities / Humanitising the Technologies”. Text Technology 8.3 (1998): 1 76. Jointly printed in Computing in the Humanities Working Papers. A.5-A.12 (September 1998).url

Siemens, Ray, and ----, co-editors. “Scholarly Discourse and Computing Technology.” Computing in the Humanities Working papers. B29-B35 (1997).url  Printed in Text Technology, 6.3 (Autumn 1996): 1-76.

----. “Textbase of Molière's Dom Juan” in Using TACT with Electronic Texts: Text-Analysis Computing Tools 2.1 for MS-DOS and PC-DOS, Ian Lancashire et al. New York: Modern Language Association, 1996. 270-273.

Articles / Articles

----. "Linking Fancy unto Fancy: Towards a Semantic Codex" Digital Studies / Le champ numérique [Online], 1 13 May 2009.url

----. "Robotic Poetics". Blackwell Companion to Digital Humanities. S. Shreibman, R. Siemens, J. Unsworth, eds. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. 448-468. url

---. “Writing Machines”. Blackwell Companion to Digital Literary Studies. R. Siemens and S. Shreibman eds. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. 492 – 516. url

----. "Industrial Text and French Neo-structuralism." Computers and the Humanities. 36.3 (2002): 295-306.

----. “Formal Calculus as Semantic Perception.” The Linguistic Brain. Parth Bhatt and Ron Davis, eds. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 1998. 205-213.

----. “Le Robot-poète,” in Littérature, informatique, lecture : lecture assistée par ordinateur, lecture interactive, écrilecture. Michel Lenoble et Alain Vuillemin, eds. Limoges: Artois Presses Université (1999). 187-213. Reprinted in L'Astrolabe, 2003.url

----. “Texpert Systems.” Text Technology 6.3 (1996): 159-166. Reprinted in Computing in the Humanities Working Papers.url

----. "Reading the Text's Mind: a Peircean approach to Lemmatisation and Interpretation." Computing in the Humanities Working Papers. Toronto: Computing in the Humanities Working Papers. A2 (1996): 24 pp. ms.url

----. "A New Notation: Towards a Theory of Interpretation for the Electronic Medium." Texte: Revue de critique et de théorie littéraire. 13 (1994): 87-119.

----. "Le texte révolté: les données épistémologiques du texte électronique dans un contexte politique," Édition et pouvoir, Colloque de l'AIB (Association Internationale de Bibliologie) et du GRELQ (Groupe de Recherches en Littérature Québecoise), Montreal: Presses Universitaires de Montréal, 1995. 267-276.

Hébert, Pierre and ----. "L'Indexation d'une revue savante: le cas de Voix et images," in Information scientifique et technique et communication écrite, Robert Estivals, ed. Paris: SBS Édition, 1997. 99-106.

----. "La puce à l'oreille: Enigmatexts at the University of British Columbia" (An account of an experiment in electronic pedagogy). The ARTFL Project Newsletter, 8.1 (1992): 3 pp. ms.url

----. "La Portée pragmatique de la déduction naturelle," in Sémiotique et Pragmatique, G. Deledalle editor, Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1989. 325-335.

----. "Computing Projects in French," Ontario Computing in the Humanities (Toronto: Centre for Computing in the Humanities), 2.3-4 (1988): 6-8.

----. "Computing in the French Department," Centre for Computing in the Humanities Newsletter (Toronto: Centre for Computing in the Humanities). 3 (April 1986): 12-16.

Reviews / Comptes-rendus

----. “R. Beasley, M. Danesi, P. Perron. Signs for Sale: An Outline of Semiotic Analysis for Advertisers & Marketers and P. Perron, M. Danesi, J. Umiker-Sebeok, A. Watanabe, eds. Semiotics and Information Sciences. University of Toronto Quarterly. 73.1 (2004):146-150

----. "Lettres et Technè de Pierre Laurette." Recherches Sémiotiques / Semiotic Inquiry 16:1-2 (1996): 241-247.

----. "Review of François Rastier's Sens et textualité." Recherches Sémiotiques / Semiotic Inquiry, 12.8 (1993): 214-219.

----. "Review of Themes and Texts (A. Zholkovsky) and Poetics of Expressiveness (A. Zholkovsky and Y. Shcheglov)." International Semiotic Spectrum, 10 (October 1988): 4.

Translations / Traductions

----. Translation of abstracts for Early Modern Literary Studiesurl, vol 1.2: “The Texts of Troilus and Cressida/ Les Textes de Troilus and Cressida”. W.L. Godshalk, University of Cincinnati.; “Not Onely a Pastour, but a Lawyer also”: George Herbert's Vision of Stuart Magistracy/“Not Onely a Pastour, but a Lawyer also”: La Vision qu'avait George Herbert de la magistrature des Stuart.” Jeffrey Powers-Beck, East Tennessee State University. “From Book to Screen: A Window on Renaissance Electronic Texts./ Du livre à l'écran: Une fenêtre sur les textes électroniques de la Renaissance.” Michael Best, University of Victoria, BC.