## Tools for Thought |

### From inside the book

Results 1-3 of 31

Page 90

Modelling Networks Ideally, one would aim at specifying all the reactions going

on in a network,

between them, and then putting these data together into a system of equations

from ...

Modelling Networks Ideally, one would aim at specifying all the reactions going

on in a network,

**measuring**their rate and the strengths of the interactionsbetween them, and then putting these data together into a system of equations

from ...

Page 128

In the first place, there are some things about such situations that we may need to

what one is usually told, this may seem a perverse and paradoxical statement.

In the first place, there are some things about such situations that we may need to

**measure**, and science is not fundamentally concerned with quantities. In view ofwhat one is usually told, this may seem a perverse and paradoxical statement.

Page 141

He proposed to study this by

the originated message, and comparing it with the amount of identical information

in the message at its destination. But, how to

He proposed to study this by

**measuring**the amount of 'information' contained inthe originated message, and comparing it with the amount of identical information

in the message at its destination. But, how to

**measure**“amount of information'?### What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

A. N. Whitehead actually alternative atoms attractor surface become behaviour better biological C. H. Waddington cent chreod Club of Rome complex systems components course curve deal diagram discussed effect epigenetic landscape estimates example experience exploratory forecasting exponential growth factors feed-back flats future Games Theory genes give graph happen homeorhesis human ideas important increase Information Theory input instance interactions involved kind large number mathematical means measure move natural resources operational research organized particular pattern pay-off table perhaps philosophy pollution population possible practical Prisoner's Dilemma problem processes produce relations relevance tree schismogenesis scientific method scientists sequence shape simple simulation situation sort statistics step strategy structure symmetry techniques technological Theory things tion Tools for Thought turn types U-Boats usually values variables Venn diagram whole worm