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With such a lot of phrases to be had to outline an analogous factor, it can look approximately irresponsible to introduce one more time period (complex scenario) to explain a phenomenological nation of equivalent to a process. besides the fact that, a fancy state of affairs infers either a broader that means and imposes a special point of view. complicated during this context depends on knowing and truth instead of observer and data. state of affairs imposes a gestalt that can not be characterised inside a novel standpoint that relegates paradox to a superior/subordinate hierarchy. This additionally infers that complicated scenario has no monotonic definition or every one definition is through default incomplete. for that reason the perennial derivations for structures resembling advanced structures, process of structures, federation of platforms is not any longer a adequate descriptor for complicated scenario. Ergo process and its family tree lack the structure to outline advanced occasions. The books' purpose is to discover this pathology via a chain of papers written via authors that paintings in complicated events and feature handled the restrictions of the established order: systems.

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Although the transience and contextual sensitivity may impose the requirement that knowledge be established of large number of observations and will likely be extremely abstract in nature. Empirically based knowledge is derived from the repeated observation of behaviors and results and is justified through correspondence (Millikan 1986; Padilla, Diallo, Sousa-Poza 2011). Rationally based knowledge is informed through the interaction of an individual with complex situations (in general), and other sources.

In a participatory role the dominant form of knowledge will be highly tacit derived from the indoctrination and internalization of effective behaviors. The observer in their interaction with the phenomenological element becomes the dominant source of knowledge. Although the transience and contextual sensitivity may impose the requirement that knowledge be established of large number of observations and will likely be extremely abstract in nature. Empirically based knowledge is derived from the repeated observation of behaviors and results and is justified through correspondence (Millikan 1986; Padilla, Diallo, Sousa-Poza 2011).

The decision and testing environment is highly reconfigurable, and largely extendable, allowing for near seamless transition from one configuration to another, 38 A. Sousa-Poza Fig. 8 The research “Laboratory” as well as offering a high degree of compilation of runs executed in different configurations. The underlying support of the Research Platform provides a high degree of persistence to any sequence of tests or experiments, as well as an evaluative capability to assess the actual test construct.

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