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- Springer US 2006; US$ 259.00
As suggested by the title of this book, I will present a collection of coherently related applications and a theoretical development of a general systems theory. Hopefully, this book will invite all readers to sample an exciting and challenging (even fun!) piece of interdisciplinary research, that has characterized the scientific and technological... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
This Special Double Issue contains selected papers from the 12th International Congress of the World Organization of Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC) held jointly with the 4th Workshop of the International Institute of General Systems Studies (IIGSS). The Co-Chairs of the conference and workshop were Professor Robert Vallee´, the Director-General of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00
Part I of this selection of papers from the 12th International Congress of the World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC), held jointly with the 4th Workshop of the International Institute of General Systems Studies (IIGSS) was published in Volume 31, Nos 9/10 2002. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Ethnic minorities form a very substantial proportion of the population of China, with over 100 million people in 55 formally designated minority groups inhabiting over 60% of the country?s land area. Poverty and economic inequality of minority groups are widely-recognised problems. However, as this book, based on extensive original research, shows,... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 167.95
A Novel Method to Analyze Problems and Encourage Systemic Thinking Real-Life Case Studies Illustrate the Application of the Systemic Yoyo Model in Diverse Areas Written by the co-creator of the systemic yoyo model, Systemic Yoyos: Some Impacts of the Second Dimension shows how the yoyo model and its methodology can be employed to study... more...
- Springer London 2006; US$ 156.38
Rapid formation and development of new theories of systems science have become an important part of modern science and technology. For - ample, since the 1940s, there have appeared systems theory, information theory, fuzzy mathematics, cybernetics, dissipative structures, synergetics, catastrophe theory, chaos theory, bifurcations, ultra circulations,... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 159.95
Although scientists have effectively employed the concepts of probability to address the complex problem of prediction, modern science still falls short in establishing true predictions with meaningful lead times of zero-probability major disasters. The recent earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and China are tragic reminders of the critical need for improved... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 35.95
"The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science imaginations and in doing so, new avenues for meaningful thought... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 189.89
This book shows how the systemic yoyo model can be used to study human organizations at three levels: civilizations, business enterprises and individuals. The author creates a uniform language and logic of reasoning, with vivid examples and convincing results. more...