The Imminence Mapping

  • A. H. Louie
Part of the IFSR International Series on Systems Science and Engineering book series (IFSR, volume 29)


Division of labour is a crucial characteristic of living systems. In (M,R)-systems, the class of formal systems that are the defining relational models of organisms, the internal processes are functionally divided into two types of components, metabolism (that which materially entails) and repair (that which functionally entails). The reader is referred to  Chapter 11 of ML for a review.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. H. Louie
    • 1
  1. 1.OttawaCanada

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