Systems and cybernetics encyclopedia

The encyclopedia is a searchable online database of concepts that support the advancement of cybernetic and systems research and applications. There are more than 3,800 entries. Topics include abstraction, complexity, decision hierarchy, emergence, feedback, gap analysis, hierarchy, interdependence, non-linear dynamics, path dependence, root definition, stakeholder analysis, and worldview. Each concept is briefly explained and linked to other entries using the concept.

The encyclopedia is in its third edition and is a joint project by the International Federation for Systems Research and the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence.


Posted: December 2012
Last modified: August 2014