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  • Influence
An information-theoretic primer on complexity, self-organization, and emergence
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We propose a set of concepts, together with their possible information-theoretic interpretations, which can be used to facilitate the Complex Systems Science discourse. Expand
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An information-theoretic primer on complexity, self-organization, and emergence
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We propose a set of concepts, together with their information-theoretic interpretations, which can be used as a dictionary of Complex Systems Science discourse. Expand
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Emergence is coupled to scope, not level
  • A. Ryan
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Complex.
  • 6 September 2006
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We introduce a normative definition of emergent properties and emergence that makes sense of previous descriptive definitions of emergence and identifies fundamental limits to our ability to capture emergence. Expand
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Operationalising Adaptive Campaigning Topics: C2 Concepts, Theory and Policy, Networks and Networking
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We present a methodology that is a first step towards achieving this aim, based on the notion of an explicit, shared, Causal and Influence Network (C&IN). Expand
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THE ART OF DESIGN: A Design Methodology
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] It is well known that when you do anything, unless you understand its actual circumstances, its nature and its relations to other things, you will not know the laws governingExpand
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A Framework for Systemic Design
As designers move upstream from traditional product and service design to engage with challenges characterised by complexity, uniqueness, value conflict, and ambiguity over objectives, they haveExpand
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Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta as a cause of positive FDG PET/CT.
Type A acute intramural hematoma (IMH) of the ascending aorta is defined as hemorrhage in the aortic wall in the absence of intimal disruption. Proximity to the adventitia may explain the higherExpand
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Use of Long-Term Monitoring Data to Evaluate Benzene, MTBE, and TBA Plume Behavior in Groundwater at Retail Gasoline Sites
AbstractLong-term groundwater monitoring data for 48 retail gasoline sites were analyzed to define the characteristics of affected groundwater plumes containing benzene, methyl tert-butyl etherExpand
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Emergence is coupled to scope, not level: Research Articles
  • A. Ryan
  • Computer Science
  • 1 November 2007
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We find that emergent properties are determined by the relationship between the scope of macrostate and microstate descriptions, which makes sense of previous descriptive definitions of emergence. Expand
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