Dr Shackell’s preprint repository is on the Queensland University of Technology web site here.

Trademark genericness

Shackell, C., & De Vine, L. (2021). Quantifying the genericness of trademarks using natural language processing: an introduction with suggested metrics. Artificial Intelligence and Law. doi: 10.1007/s10506-021-09291-7

Shackell, C. (2021). Is Genericness Still Adequately Defined? Internet Search Firms and the Economic Rationale for Trademarks. Science, Technology, & Human Values. doi: 10.1177/01622439211055482

Computational influencing

Shackell, C. (2021). Using word embeddings to extract key points of difference from natural texts on polarising issues such as climate change. Poster presented at the January 2021 DS3 Data Science Summer School at the École Polytechnique, Paris.

Shackell, C., & Sitbon, L. (2019). Computational opposition analysis using word embeddings: A method for strategising resonant informal argument. Argument & Computation, 10(3), pp. 301-317. doi: 10.3233/AAC-190467

Cognitive effects of technology

Shackell, C., & Bruza, P. (2019). Introducing quantitative cognitive analysis: ubiquitous reproduction, cognitive diversity and creativity. In Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2783-2789). Cognitive Science Society.

Shackell, C. & Sitbon, L. (2018). Cognitive externalities and HCI: towards the recognition and protection of cognitive rights. Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Montreal QC, Canada.


Shackell, Cameron (2019) Finite semiotics: A new theory of semiotics with applications to information technology. PhD thesis by publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Shackell, C. (2019). Finite semiotics: cognitive sets, semiotic vectors, and semiosic oscillation. Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies. 2019(229) pp. 211-235. doi:10.1515/sem-2017-0127

Shackell, C. (2019). Finite semiotics: recovery functions, semioformation and the hyperreal. Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies, 2019(227), pp. 211-226. doi:10.1515/sem-2016-0153

Shackell, C. (2018). Finite cognition and finite semiosis: a new perspective on semiotics for the information age. Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies, 2018(222), pp. 225-240. doi:10.1515/sem-2018-0020

Shackell, C. (2018). Finite semiotics: a new theoretical basis for the information age. Proceedings of the 13th World Congress of Semiotics. IASS Publications.

Applied Linguistics

Shackell, C. (1996) Secondary discourse in first-year university texts: the role and function of scientific definitions and their implications for teaching English for Academic Purposes. Master of Letters Thesis. (