• Robert Rosen
Part of the IFSR International Series on Systems Science and Engineering book series (IFSR, volume 1)


The original germinal ideas of which this volume is an outgrowth were developed in 1972, when the author was in residence as a Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in Santa Barbara, California. Before entering on the more formal exposition, it might be helpful to describe the curious circumstances in which these ideas were generated.


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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Rosen
    • 1
  1. 1.HalifaxCanada

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