Systemics of Emergence: Research and Development

  • Gianfranco Minati
  • Eliano Pessa
  • Mario Abram

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Opening Lecture

  3. Applications

    1. Gianfranco Minati, Giuseppe Vitiello
      Pages 67-78
    2. M. V. Avolio, G. M. Crisci, D. D’Ambrosio, S. Di Gregorio, G. Iovine, V. Lupiano et al.
      Pages 79-92
    3. Anna Montesanto, Guido Tascini, Paola Baldassarri, Luca Santinelli
      Pages 93-104
    4. Maria Pietronilla Penna, Vera Stara, Daniele Costenaro
      Pages 105-114
  4. Biology and Human Care

  5. Cognitive Science

    1. Mauro Meleddu, Laura Francesca Scalas
      Pages 193-206
    2. Paolo Ramazzotti
      Pages 207-221
    3. Maria Pietronilla Penna, Vera Stara, Marco Boi, Paolo Puliti
      Pages 223-234
    4. Maria Pietronilla Penna, Roberta Rani
      Pages 255-259

About these proceedings


Systemics of Emergence: Research and Development is a volume devoted to exploring the core theoretical and disciplinary research problems of emergence processes from which systems are established. It focuses on emergence as the key point of any systemic process. This topic is dealt with within different disciplinary approaches, indicated by the organization in sections: 1) Applications; 2) Biology and human care; 3) Cognitive Science; 4) Emergence; 5) General Systems; 6) Learning; 7) Management; 8) Social Systems; 9) Systemic Approach and Information Science; 10) Theoretical issues in Systemics.

The Editors and contributing authors have produced this volume to help, encourage and widen the work in this area of General Systems Research.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Gianfranco Minati
    • 1
  • Eliano Pessa
    • 2
  • Mario Abram
    • 1
  1. 1.Italian Systems SocietyMilanItaly
  2. 2.University of PaviaPaviaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-28899-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-28898-7
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