Special Issue "Engineering Socio-Technical Systems"


A special issue of Systems (ISSN 2079-8954).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thomas V. Huynh

National University of Singapore, Blk E1, #05-05, 1 Engineering Drive 2, Singapore 117576, Singapore
Phone: +65 65168798
Fax: +65 67789656
Interests: systems engineering and architecting methodology; complex systems and complexity theory; systems modeling and simulation; mathematical methods in systems engineering and architecting; project management; system-of-systems acquisition; enterprise transformation

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This is a collection of top quality papers published free of charge in Open Access form by the editorial board members, or those invited by the editorial office and the Editor-in-Chief. The papers should be long research papers (or review papers) with full and detailed summary of the author's own work done so far.

Dr. Thomas V. Huynh
Guest Editor


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  • socio-technical systems
  • technological systems
  • social systems
  • management systems
  • complex systems
  • sensor networks
  • systems engineering
  • systems architecting
  • systems engineering management
  • complexity
  • network theory
  • decision theory
  • operations research

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p. 393-424
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Systems 2014, 2(4), 393-424; doi:10.3390/systems2040393
Received: 30 June 2014 / Revised: 5 September 2014 / Accepted: 15 September 2014 / Published: 26 September 2014
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p. 273-296
Systems 2014, 2(3), 273-296; doi:10.3390/systems2030273
Received: 30 January 2014 / Revised: 22 May 2014 / Accepted: 6 June 2014 / Published: 25 June 2014
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Last update: 29 May 2013

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