## Tools Of ThoughtDrawing on general systems theory, operations research, cybernetics, futures research, and catastrophe theory, a distinguished geneticist provides the general reader with tools for perceiving and solving today's complex economic, social, and ecological pr |

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One visually appealing way is to represent the strengths of interactions by tones,

or sizes of dots, instead of numbers. Thus one could turn the table above (which

classifies relations in five ways) to a

One visually appealing way is to represent the strengths of interactions by tones,

or sizes of dots, instead of numbers. Thus one could turn the table above (which

classifies relations in five ways) to a

**pattern**of tones or spots like the figures ...Page 146

Some of the simplest examples are

chequerboard of squares. The following game is one instance. A square may be

empty or shaded or black. Its state depends on the four squares which share a

side with ...

Some of the simplest examples are

**patterns**which can be produced on achequerboard of squares. The following game is one instance. A square may be

empty or shaded or black. Its state depends on the four squares which share a

side with ...

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quantitative method for policy-making and planning developed by the military

and space science department of Honeywell, Inc. The method was named ...

**Pattern**The relevance tree concept has been used as a basis for a sophisticatedquantitative method for policy-making and planning developed by the military

and space science department of Honeywell, Inc. The method was named ...

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