An initial investigation of translucency, transparency, and component complexity of Blissymbolics
Bliss, conhecido como Blissymbolics
ou Sistema Bliss de Comunicacao .
They judged nouns as more iconical than verbs, and these ones as more iconical than modifiers, which suggests imageability effects of grammatical categories; also, Blissymbolics
were judged as the least iconical Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems.
I was given a headpointer that I wore like a baseball cap and a manual communication board with Bliss symbols (Editor's Note: Bliss symbols, or Blissymbolics
, use graphic symbols, many of which are geometrical shapes and lines, which can be combined in sequences to depict meaning.
There are many other examples of semasiography: the numerous semasiographic writing systems of the North American Indian tribes ; the elaborate system of Baroque allegorical painting with multiple levels of rhetorical device and mythological allusion, which has its roots in the rhetorical art of memory ; Blissymbolics
, which, arising out of the fascination with a universal language that has possessed the West since the 16th and 17th centuries, is the most thorough example of an attempt to create an international semasiography ; and, in our period, the growing number of international icons used in traffic signs, equipment instructions, and packaging .
The therapist told us about Blissymbolics
, an alternative communication system being used in Canada with children who couldn't talk.
Quite another approach has been successfully employed in Blissymbolics
, a semantically based visual language that has proved remarkably effective as the basis of alternative communication systems for people who are severely disabled.
For instance, the Blissymbolic
was introduced as a result of an attempt to create an easy-to-use international language inspired from the Chinese writing system.