## General System Theory: Foundations, Development, Applications |

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Sets of simultaneous differential

system are , if linear , tiresome to solve even in the case of a few variables ; if

nonlinear , they are unsolvable except in special cases ( Table 1 . 1 ) . Table 1 .

Sets of simultaneous differential

**equations**as a way to " model " or define asystem are , if linear , tiresome to solve even in the case of a few variables ; if

nonlinear , they are unsolvable except in special cases ( Table 1 . 1 ) . Table 1 .

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The

Ancona , Gause and others , are special cases of

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The

**equations**for biocoenotic systems , as developed by Volterra , Lotka , D 'Ancona , Gause and others , are special cases of

**equation**( 3 . 1 ) . So are the**equations**used by Spiegelman ( 1945 ) for kinetics of cellular processes and the...

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Taking dependence on the past into consideration , our

integro - differential

Donnan ( 1937 ) . Biological Applications It should have become evident by now

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Taking dependence on the past into consideration , our

**equations**would becomeintegro - differential

**equations**as discussed by Volterra ( cf . D ' Ancona ) andDonnan ( 1937 ) . Biological Applications It should have become evident by now

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### Contents

Introduction | 3 |

The Meaning of General System Theory | 30 |

Some System Concepts in Elementary Mathematical | 54 |

Copyright | |

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