Vol 2, No 2 (2014)

EMCSR 2014 - Awards and Invited Papers

With this issue of Systema we celebrate the occasion and the success of the 2014 European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research (EMCSR),  The theme was:“Civilization at the Cross-Roads: Response and Responsibility of the Systems Sciences”.  This issue focuses on Awards and Invited Papers, and it will be followed by further special issues presenting selected peer-reviewed papers from the EMCSR 2014.

Table of Contents


Editorial Systema 2(2) PDF
David Rousseau 1-3

Special Issue: EMCSR - Awards and Invited Papers

Big Questions Come In Bundles, Hence They Should Be Tackled Systemically PDF
Mario Bunge 4-13
Laudatio: Mario Bunge PDF
Rainer E. Zimmermann 14-17
The Baconian Project of Science and the Crisis of “Salomon’s House” PDF
Hans Schelkshorn 18-25
Organizing for Sustainability PDF
Markus Schwaninger 26-42
Associations for the Reciprocal and Mutual Sharing of Advantages and DisAvantages (ARMSADA) - A Fruitful Predictive Paradigm PDF
Pierre Bricage 43-60
Performance-Based Control of Learning Agents and Self-fulfilling Reductionism PDF
Yagmur Denizhan 61-70
A bottom-up way of building a system and changing perceptions – urban pioneers as a model for transformation for sustainability PDF
Katri-Liisa Pulkkinen 71-80
Complexity and Strategy PDF
Gary Metcalf 81-85

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