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Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 158; doi:10.3390/proceedings1030158

A Brief Introduction to The First International Forum on Methodology of Information Ecology

Center for Intelligence Science and Technology, School of Computer, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing 100876, China
Presented at the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, Gothenburg, Sweden, 12–16 June 2017.
Published: 24 July 2017
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Abstract

Having comprehensively investigated the research in the information discipline, we found that there exist numerous mutually isolated theories, but the knowledge about the mutual interrelations was lacking and hence also there is a lack of global theories, principles and common laws of the discipline. These phenomena are obviously a result mainly from the employment of the methodology of mechanical reductionism that seeks and focuses on characteristic constituent parts, neglecting the role of interactions, and context thus assuming that the whole is simply a collection of independent parts.
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