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Systems practice

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 381–397 | Cite as

Recomposability analysis and application to large transport networks

  • M. C. Mathur
  • P. S. Satsangi
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Abstract

Recomposability is a concept based on the growing appreciation that the mere selection of a set of plausible subsystems together with a conceivable interconnection pattern does not guarantee the realization of a desired overall system. Recomposability is viewed as a problem of determining which subsystems of an overall system under the conceived interconnection pattern are appropriate in the sense that specific properties of the overall system can be recomposed from a knowledge of the corresponding properties of the constituent subsystems. In the context of this problem, recomposability analysis may be conceptualized as a basic operational procedure of comprehending a whole, decomposing the whole, and methodizing recomposition. This paper presents a physical system theory-based methodology for recomposition of a large network solution when we have knowledge of subnetwork solutions.

Key words

recomposability large network solution 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Mathur
    • 1
  • P. S. Satsangi
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentIndian Institute of TechnologyNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Dayalbagh Educational InstituteDeemed UniversityDayalbagh, AgraIndia

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