On Self-Organizing Systems and Their Environments by Heinz von Förster (Complete Article) (1959)

 

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ON SELF-ORGANIZING SYSTEMS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS
Heinz von Förster
May 5, 1959

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An adaptation of an address given at The Interdisciplinary Symposium on Self-Organizing Systems in Chicago, Illinois, originally published in Self-Organizing Systems. M.C. Yovits and S. Cameron (eds.), Pergamon Press, London, pp. 31–50 (1960).

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also:

 

self-organizationin cybernetics (wikipedia): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-organization_in_cybernetics

Self-organizing Systems – Wolfgang Banzhaf Published in Encyclopedia of Complexity,  2009: http://www.cs.mun.ca/~banzhaf/papers/sos.pdf

blog – Heinz von Foerster: Self-Organization as the reduction of entropy in a System (2015) https://socialecologies.wordpress.com/2015/06/01/heinz-von-foerster-self-organization-as-the-reduction-of-entropy-in-a-system/