(The TQCC of Biosemiotics is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
The Illusions of the Modern Synthesis53
How Molecules Became Signs35
Learning and the Evolution of Conscious Agents20
Ecoacoustics and Multispecies Semiosis: Naming, Semantics, Semiotic Characteristics, and Competencies17
Active Inference and Abduction17
The Process of Info-Autopoiesis – the Source of all Information15
The Biosemiotic Fundamentals of Aesthetics: Beauty is the Perfect Semiotic Fitting12
Natural Code of Subjective Experience11
Naturalizing Models: New Perspectives in a Peircean Key9
Can Animals Refer? Meta-Positioning Studies of Animal Semantics8
Multimodal Modeling: Bridging Biosemiotics and Social Semiotics8
The Ecosemiosphere is a Grounded Semiosphere. A Lotmanian Conceptualization of Cultural-Ecological Systems8
Vivoscapes: an Ecosemiotic Contribution to the Ecological Theory7
Causation and Information: Where Is Biological Meaning to Be Found?7
Semiogenesis: A Dynamic System Approach to Agency and Structure7
In the Case of Protosemiosis: Indexicality vs. Iconicity of Proteins6
Cognitive Systems of Human and Non-human Animals: At the Crossroads of Phenomenology, Ethology and Biosemiotics6
Semiosis and Information: Meeting the Challenge of Information Science to Post-Reductionist Biosemiotics5
A Biosemiotic Approach to the Biopsychosocial Understanding of Disease Adjustment5
The Evolutionary Origin(s) of the Umwelt5
Natural Intelligence and Anthropic Reasoning5
What Future for Evolutionary Biology? Response to Commentaries on “The Illusions of the Modern Synthesis”5
Embracing the Learning Turn: The ecological context of learning5
Signs of Consciousness?5
Facing Up to the Hard Problem of Biosemiotics4
Natural Selection and Self-Organization Do Not Make Meaning, while the Agent’s Choice Does4
Hybrid Natures — Ecosemiotic and Zoosemiotic Perspectives4
There is Umwelt Before Consciousness, and Learning Transverses Both4
Modeling Cuteness: Moving towards a Biosemiotic Model for Understanding the Perception of Cuteness and Kindchenschema4
An Integrated Bayesian-Heuristic Semiotic Model for Understanding Human and SARS-CoV-2 Representational Structures4
A Cognitive-Semiotic Approach to Agency: Assessing Ideas from Cognitive Science and Neuroscience4
Toward a Practical Theory of Timing: Upbeat and E-Series Time for Organisms4
Experimental Semiotics: A Systematic Categorization of Experimental Studies on the Bootstrapping of Communication Systems3
Can quantitative approaches develop bio/semiotic theory?3
The Living Sign. Reading Noble from a Biosemiotic Perspective3
Total Umwelten Create Shared Meaning the Emergent Properties of Animal Groups as a Result of Social Signalling3
Everybody Lies: Deception Levels in Various Domains of Life3
Lyapunov Stability as a Metric for Meaning in Biological Systems3
Making the Umwelt Bubble of the Modern Synthesis Burst3
Perceptions of Context. Epistemological and Methodological Implications for Meta-Studying Zoo-Communication3
Learning as Becoming Conscious: A note on Jablonka and Ginsburg’s Notion of Learning3
The Importance of Biosemiotics for Morphology3
Consciousness and Learning from the Biosemiotic Perspective3
Four Epistemological Gaps in Alloanimal Episodic Memory Studies3
Creative Agency Via Higher-Dimensional Constraints3
Semiotic Function of Empathy in Text Emotion Assessment3
Data and Context3
The negentropic theory of ontogeny: A new model of eutherian life history transitions?3
Simple Utterances but Complex Understanding? Meta-studying the Fuzzy Mismatch between Animal Semantic Capacities in Varied Contexts3
Towards a Biosemiotic Theory of Evolution3