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theory of self-organizing systems in physics, biology and psychology

Sisto Firrao

theory of self-organizing systems in physics, biology and psychology

by Sisto Firrao

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Published by Cooperativa Edizioni Nuova Stampa in Milano .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-organizing systems.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 72-73.

    StatementSisto Firrao.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74 p. ;
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20881635M

    dynamical systems and control (from physics and engineering) can provide a basis for understanding self-organization in biology; however, the unique properties of Self-organization in biology A key question in biological self-organization is how small molecules control size at the whole-cell level. recently, scientists at the. Systems theory, in its transdisciplinary role, brings together theoretical principles and concepts from ontology, philosophy of science, physics, biology and engineering. Applications are found in numerous fields including geography, sociology, political science, organizational theory, management, psychotherapy and economics amongst others.

    The book aims to provide the student (or researcher) with both a solid basis in dynamical systems theory and the necessary understanding of the approaches, methods, results, and terminology used. Dynamic Systems Theory (DST) is a set of concepts that describe behavior as the emergent product of a self-organizing, multicomponent system evolving over time. Alice C. Schermerhorn, E. Mark Cummings, in Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Dynamic systems theory has also influenced our thinking about the hierarchical organization.

    This is one of the most profound books I've ever read. It's a sweeping scientific view of evolution chalk full of fascinating insights based on an application of non-equilibrium thermodynamic research in the dynamic self-organization of physical, chemical, biological, and social systems/5(6). A main aspect of self-organizing dynamical systems [17] is that the emergence of pattern and pattern switching occur spontaneously, solely as a result of Author: Scott Kelso.


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Overview Edit. Cellular automaton here running Stephen Wolfram's "rule 30", a mathematical construct displaying self-organization. The most robust and unambiguous examples of self-organizing systems are from physics, where the concept was first -organization is also relevant in chemistry, where it has often been taken as being synonymous with self-assembly.

Theory of self-organizing systems in physics, biology and psychology. Milano: Cooperativa Edizioni Nuova Stampa, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sisto Firrao.

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