The Network Paradigm


In this video we look at what we call the network paradigm, a paradigm is the set of methods and assumptions underlying a particular scientific domain as such it constitutes a whole way seeing the world

The Network Paradigm 2017-05-24T15:03:21+00:00

Emergence & Phase Transition


This video presents the ideas of emergence, phase transitions, and strong vs. weak emergence. According to Wikipedia, emergence is conceived as a process whereby larger entities, patterns, and regularities arise through interactions among smaller or simpler entities that

Emergence & Phase Transition 2017-05-22T21:52:19+00:00

System Dynamics Overview


In this video, we give an overview of the area of system dynamics, a branch of systems theory that tries to model and understand the dynamic behavior of complex systems over time

System Dynamics Overview 2017-05-22T21:50:14+00:00

System Science


Systems theory is a formal language that since its development during the middle of the 20th century has gone on to support many new domains of science under its canopy.

System Science 2017-05-22T21:47:04+00:00

System Homeostasis


In this module, we will be discussing how dynamic systems regulate themselves within their environment. Many types of systems require both a continuous input of resources from their environment and the capacity to export entropy back to the environment

System Homeostasis 2017-05-22T21:40:55+00:00

System Hierarchy


In this video, we look at the ideas of system hierarchy and abstraction. We can only get so far by talking about systems on one level of analysis as the reality of the world we live in is of cause vastly more complex, in that systems exist on many different levels.

System Hierarchy 2017-05-22T21:33:40+00:00

System Boundary & Environment


In this module, we present models for understanding systems within the context of their broader environment within which they must operate and interact with other systems.

System Boundary & Environment 2017-05-22T20:05:03+00:00
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