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Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 253;

Evolutionary Systems. A Manifesto

Lehrgebiet Philosophie, FK 13, Hochschule München, 80636 München, Germany
Clare Hall, Cambridge CB3 9AL, UK
Institut für Design Science, 80797 München, Germany
Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, 1040 Vienna, Austria
Didáctica General, Específicas y Teoría de la Educación, Universidad de León, 24071 León, Spain
Institut für Design Science, 80797 München, Germany
Systems Analysis Department, Faculty Informatics and Statistics, University of Economics, 130 67 Prague, Czech Republic
Liberal Arts Department, Renmin University, 100872 Bejing, China
Ernst-Bloch-Zentrum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Presented at the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, Gothenburg,Sweden, 12–16 June 2017.
This is a provisional version of the manifesto that is still under consideration and up to discussion
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Published: 11 September 2017
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY)
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After roughly 35 years of development in the theories of self-organization and related variants (chaos, self-organized criticality, and so forth), it is somewhat of a surprise that physics proper has not yet sufficiently found its entry into the ongoing quest for a precise concept of information. [...]
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Zimmermann, R.E.; Hofkirchner, W.; Nafría, J.M.D.; Grathoff, A.; Sigmund, T.; Zhang, X. Evolutionary Systems. A Manifesto. Proceedings 2017, 1, 253.

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