Progress in General Systems Research

  • Brian R. Gaines
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 5)

Abstract

Reviewing progress within one’s own era and area is a danger-our game. Perhaps a gathering such as this is the last place to expect any reasonable appraisal. We are all engrossed in our own problems within our own subfields of systems studies. Progress for any part need not be progress for the whole. And against what backcloth should overall progress itself be measured?

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System Theory System Approach General System Category Theory Deductive System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian R. Gaines
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering ScienceUniversity of EssexColchester, EssexUK

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