Emergence and self-organisation: a statement of similarities and differences

@inproceedings{Wolf2004EmergenceAS,
  title={Emergence and self-organisation: a statement of similarities and differences},
  author={Tom De Wolf and Tom Holvoet},
  year={2004}
}
A clear terminology is essential in every research discipline. In the context of ESOA, a lot of confusion exists about the meaning of the terms emergence and self-organisation. One of the sources of the confusion comes from the fact that a combination of both phenomena often occurs in dynamical systems. In this paper a historic overview of the use of each concept as well as a working definition, that is compatible with the historic and current meaning of the concepts, is given. Each definition… CONTINUE READING

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