A System Description Model Without Hierarchical Structure

  • Tetsuya MaeshiroEmail author
  • Midori Maeshiro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9734)


In order to simulate and analyze the properties of a phenomena from systems point of view, a proper description is necessary, otherwise these objectives cannot be accomplished. We are currently describing two superficially distinctive phenomena, the feeding process of living organisms and music composition process by composers, but they share some fundamental properties from the system description point of view. Here we discuss these common characteristics and the requirements for the system description model.


Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Hierarchical Level Explicit Knowledge Hierarchical Relationship 
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This research was supported by the JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research 24500307 (T.M.) and 15K00458 (T.M.).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Library, Information and Media StudiesUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  2. 2.Research Center for Knowledge CommunitiesUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  3. 3.School of MusicFederal University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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