Member of the Science Advisory Committee

Ted Goranson graduated from MIT in 1971 with three degrees simultaneously, reflecting an interdisciplinary research agenda: computer science, collaborative design, and complex visualization/abstraction. Upon graduation from MIT he founded Sirius-Beta, a research firm focused on infrastructure, and has functioned since then as it’s chairman and chief scientist.


Institutional Affiliation


Membership at the Boards of Scientific Organisations in the Field

International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry

International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry-US

International Society for Group Theoretic Knowledge Representation

Foundations of Information Science

Some Relevant Publications

Goranson, HT. 1998. Soft Mathematics and Information Dynamics. Biosystems 46, no. 1-2: 163-167.

Goranson, HT. 2006. Self-Organizing Virtual Enterprises. Network-centric collaboration and supporting frameworks: IFIP TC 5 WG 5.5, seventh IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, 25-27 September 2006, Helsinki, Finland 33.

Goranson, HT, and B Cardier. 2007. Scheherazade’s Will: Quantum Narrative Agency. Proceedings, AAAI Spring Series Workshop on Quantum Interaction, Stanford

Goranson, HT, R Takaki, and B Cardier. 2008. “Kutachi” as an Approach to Design a Narrative Dissymmetry Metric. Katachi Society, 2008 Meeting, Kyoto

Goranson, HT. 2009. The Geometry of Social Anticipation. Tech Report 41-1, Sirius-Beta, (AAAI Spring Series, Stanford)

Areas of Interest

Cognitive abstraction, Introspective systems, Formally based visual grammars, Symmetry