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Tag: emergence

Strong Participation of the BCSSS at the #ISSS2018 – 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Science

The BCSSS was strongly represented at the #ISSS2018 – 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Science, which took place at the College of Engineering of the Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, United States from 22nd to 27th of July 2018. David Rousseau, the current President…

Business Process Management meets Common Good Economy

The BCSSS research group “Emergent systems, information and society” invites to join the following Workshop at the S-BPM ONE 2018, the 10th International Conference on Subject-Oriented Business Process Management on April 5-6, 2018 at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria: Towards Common Process Understanding in Collective Welfare Although collective welfare and the…

“The impact of the design of technological systems on power distribution and markets”. A talk by Stefan Blachfellner

Stefan Blachfellner was invited to give a talk on invitation of the Senate for the Economy and the Center for Risk and Crisis Management in Vienna at the symposium “Cyber-Democracy, Cyber-Development and Cyber-Defence” on May 17th, 2017, in the Vienna Looshaus. More than 70 guests from industry and business attended…

“Meaning“ did not emerge like a bolt from the blue

Recent literature suggests the appearance of information that is coupled to significance not only with the advent of biotic agents (“meaning” in living systems) but already with prebiotic environments, namely, with the existence of agents (non-living, physical systems) that – according to the fourth law of thermodynamics after Stuart Kaufmann – …

Symmetry Festival 2016

Symmetry Festival 2016 Arts & Science Programs. General Relativity 100! 18th – 22nd July 2016 The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science is pleased to be this year’s cooperation partner of the World’s largest multidisciplinary Conference & Art Festival in Symmetry Studies organized by the Symmetrion, under the…

John Collier visiting scholar in Vienna to work on theory of self-organization

John Collier, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Associate, Philosophy, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, is visiting Vienna again. He is invited by TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology) to work with Wolfgang Hofkirchner on the emergence of function in the course of evolution of self-organizing systems. Collier, Fellow of the BCSSS, member…