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Embracing complexity in design

Johnson, Jeffrey; Alexiou, Katerina; Creigh-Tyte, Anne; Chase, Scott; Duffy, Alex; Eckert, Claudia; Gascoigne, Damian; Kumar, Bimal; Mitleton-Kelly, Eve; Petry, Michael; Qin, Sheng Fen; Robertson, Alec; Rzevski, George; Teymour, Necdet; Thompson, Avril; Young, Robert; Willis, Mateo and Zamenopoulos, Theodore (2007). Embracing complexity in design. In: Inns, Tom ed. Designing for the 21st Century: Interdisciplinary Questions and Insights. Aldershot: Gower Publishing Limited, pp. 129–149.

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In recent years there have been major advances in the science of complex systems that are clearly relevant for the theory and practice of design. It is now recognised that the objects of most domains are "complex systems", including natural systems, social systems and artificial systems. The science of complex systems cuts across the particular domains, seeking principles and methods that can be applied to complex systems in general.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2007 Tom Inns
ISBN: 0-566-08737-5, 978-0-566-08737-0
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Policing Research and Learning (CPRL)
Design and Innovation
International Development & Inclusive Innovation
Item ID: 25834
Depositing User: Katerina Alexiou
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2011 10:34
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2017 13:15
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