Systems, Self-Organisation and Information : An Interdisciplinary Perspective Paperback / softback
Complex system studies are a growing area of central importance to a wide range of disciplines, ranging from physics to politics and beyond.
Adopting this interdisciplinary approach, Systems, Self-Organisation and Information presents and discusses a range of ground-breaking research in complex systems theory.
Building upon foundational concepts, the volume introduces a theory of Self-Organization, providing definitions of concepts including system, structure, organization, functionality, and boundary.
Biophysical and cognitive approaches to Self-Organization are also covered, discussing the complex dynamics of living beings and the brain, and self-organized adaptation and learning in computational systems.
The convergence of Peircean philosophy with the study of Self-Organization also provides an original pathway of research, which contributes to a dialogue between pragmatism, semeiotics, complexity theory, and self-organizing systems. As one of the few interdisciplinary works on systems theory, relating Self-Organization and Information Theory, Systems, Self-Organisation and Information is an invaluable resource for researchers and postgraduate students interested in complex systems theory from related disciplines including philosophy, physics, and engineering.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 238 pages, 5 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 11/10/2018
- Category: Cybernetics & systems theory
- ISBN: 9781138609938