– Cyberliterature (“Theory of the sitting man”) (1977-1993), Pedro Barbosa –
About the Author:
Pedro Barbosa (b. 1948) has a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences (New University of Lisbon). At the University of Strasbourg, he developed research in the field of computer-generated art with Abraham Moles. Former Professor at the School of Music and Performing Arts of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, and former Invited Professor at the University Fernando Pessoa, he founded the Center for Computer-generated Texts and Cyberliterature (CETIC). Author of Literatura Cibernética 1[Cybernetic Literature 1: Computer-generated Autopoems] (1977), A Literatura Cibernética 2 [Cybernetic Literature 2: A Synthesizer of Narratives] (1980), Máquinas Pensantes [Thinking Machines: Computer-generated Aphorisms] (1986), Teoria do Homem Sentado [Theory of the Sitting Man (Electronic Book)] (1996), A Ciberliteratura [Cyberliterature: Literary Creation and the Computer] (1996), O Motor Textual [The Textual Engine (Infinite Electronic Book)] (2001), and Ciberliteratura, Inteligência Artificial e Teoria Quântica [Cyberliterature, Artificial Intelligence and Quantic Theory] (2012).