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Research interests

My research focuses on logical diagrams (e.g. Euler and Venn diagrams, existential graphs). This includes formalising graphical languages for problems such as software specification and ontology egineering, testing their effectiveness and analysing the way that such notations communicate information. The latter analysis uses results from empirical studies but also cognitive science, semiotics and the philosophy of notation.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Brighton

1 Sep 20071 May 2011

Award Date: 1 May 2011

Master, University of Brighton

1 Sep 200429 Jun 2006

Award Date: 29 Jun 2006

Keywords

  • BC Logic
  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
  • Diagrams

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  • Diagrams for Navya-Nyāya

    Burton, J., 31 Jan 2020, In: Journal of Indian Philosophy. 48, 2, p. 229-254 26 p.

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  • Evaluating graphical manipulations in automatically laid out LineSets

    Tranquille, D., Stapleton, G., Burton, J. & Rodgers, P., 26 Nov 2019, In: Behaviour & Information Technology. p. 1-24 24 p.

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  • A Survey and Evaluation of Diagrams for Navya-Nyāya

    Burton, J., Choudhury, L. & Chakraborty, M., 17 May 2018, International Conference on Theory and Application of Diagrams. Springer, Vol. 10871. p. 280-295 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science ).

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  • Euler Diagrams Through the Looking Glass: From Extent to Intent

    Stapleton, G., Moktefi, A., Howse, J. & Burton, J., 17 May 2018, 10th International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams. Chapman, P., Stapleton, G., Moktefi, A., Perez-Kriz, S. & Bellucci, F. (eds.). Edinburgh: Springer, Vol. 10871. p. 365-381 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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  • Picturing Problems: Solving Logic Puzzles Diagrammatically

    Howse, J., Stapleton, G., Burton, J. & Blake, A., 18 Jun 2018, International Workshop on Set Visualization and Reasoning. Sato, Y. & Shams, Z. (eds.). Edinburgh, Vol. 2116. p. 12-27 (CEUR Workshop Proceedings).

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