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Bridging the fields of Systems Science and Cybernetics in North America

During a tour of six weeks and visiting six cities, Angelika Schanda attended three major conferences on Systems Science and Cybernetics. As Program Manager at the BCSSS, Schanda made it her mission to connect the often dispersed communities and groups

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Research Group System Science and Pattern Literacy – 2018 Activity Report

The Group’s Objectives and Organization The BCSSS Research Group System Science and Pattern Literacy was launched in October 2017 by Maria Lenzi and Helene Finidori to bring together researchers and practitioners from different fields interested in the connection between patterns and

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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

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Register now! 2018 NSF Design Circle Workshop: Designing and Developing Global Engineering Systems, Oregon, USA

From 22nd to 24th March 2018 the 2018 NSF Design Circle Workshop: Designing and Developing Global Engineering Systems takes place in Oregon, USA Organized by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in co-operation with the Oregon State University the goal of

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The Future Information Society. New Book release

“The accelerated technological development of the modern society is not accompanied by an equally rapid growth in scientific insight, let alone foresight, into the impact of technology on the levels of society other than that of technological organization. […] The public

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Amber Elkins | PhD Scholar from Texas visits the BCSSS

In November 2016 Amber Elkins visited the BCSSS, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the fields “Epidemiology & Biostatistics” in the School of Public Health and “Industrial and Systems Engineering” of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. As Expert

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“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

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5th workshop on „Social Morphogenesis“ in Paris

In January 2016 the fifth workshop of the cooperation project „Social Morphogenesis“ of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS) and the Centre for Social Ontology (CSO) took place at the SciencesPo in Paris. With the topic “Morphogenesis

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