Skip to main content

Hyperstructures and memory evolutive systems

Buy Article:

$63.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

The aim of the paper is to compare two different approaches to the modeling of complex natural systems, in particular of their hierarchical organization with higher-order structures and their emergence processes. These approaches are, respectively, the hyperstructures (HS) of Baas and the memory evolutive systems (MES) of Ehresmann and Vanbremeersch. The HS are "structural" while MES, based on category theory, take dynamics more into account. It is shown how the dynamical organization and mechanisms developed for MES rely on simple ideas of a philosophical nature, that might be disengaged from the categorical setting and extended to the general frame of HS.

Keywords: Category; Complexity; Dynamics; Emergence; Hierarchy; Structure

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/0308107042000193534

Publication date: 2004-10-01

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more