## A Methodology for Systems Engineering, Volume 24 |

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**tion**level L. A good fit may be made by plotting the data on logistic paper . A market must sometimes have a certain " critical mass " to act as a nucleus . This principle of growth , which Boulding ( Ref 19 ) calls nuclea-**tion**and ...Page 254

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**tion**that gives rise to a utility valuation is this : Does this distribution of resources satisfy more demand than would be satisfied by an alternative distribution ? Since the economic theory of value rules out absolute values and ...Page 367

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**tion**probabilities are independent of past history but may be functions of time , therefore they are represented as pij ( t ) and Pjx ( t ) . The joint probability of transition for the two steps Pik ( T ) is the integral of the product ...### Contents

WHAT IS SYSTEMS ENGINEERING? | 3 |

THE TD2 RADIO RELAY SYSTEM | 23 |

3 4 The State of the Environment at the End of | 32 |

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