By J.J.V.R. Wintraecken
About details research far and wide individuals are operating, they're speaking or replacing informa tion approximately their paintings. until they arrive to average agreements approximately this conversation, i.e., agreements describing the "language" in their communica tion so one can comprehend every one other's info, eventually there'll be this sort of "Tower of Babel" that their objective of communique might be doomed to failure. there are numerous areas wh~re many of the communique among humans operating jointly is being conducted through a knowledge process. In those instances too, a transparent contract approximately communique needs to be made, in order that humans communi cating through a data process can comprehend one another continuously. In such an contract, it's made up our minds which info can be exchanged with the data procedure and the which means every person may still assign to that information. For verbal exchange occurring through a knowledge method, such an contract is termed a "grammar" or a "conceptual schemea" of this knowledge method. "Information research" is that box and in addition that section of improvement of a knowledge method during which the grammar or the conceptual schemea of the knowledge approach is decided. The grammar or the conceptual scheme is a necessary a part of the necessities of present-day details systems.
By Y.-C. Lu
In April, 1975, I organised a convention on the Battelle learn middle, Seattle, Washington at the topic "Structural balance, disaster idea and their functions within the sciences". To this convention have been invited a couple of mathematicians eager about the mathematical theories of structural balance and disaster conception, and different mathematicians whose vital curiosity lay in purposes to numerous sciences - actual, organic, clinical and social. Rene Thorn and Christopher Zeeman figured within the record of unusual members. The convention aroused enormous curiosity, and plenty of mathematicians who weren't experts within the fields coated through the convention expressed their wish to attend the convention periods; furthermore, scientists from the Battelle laboratories got here to Seattle to benefit of advancements in those components and to think about attainable functions to their very own paintings. In view of the attendance of those mathematicians and scientists, and as a way to let the expositions of the specialists to be intelligible to this wider viewers, I invited Professor Yung Chen Lu, of Ohio kingdom collage, to come back to Battelle Seattle previous to the particular convention to bring a sequence of casual lecture-seminars, explaining the history of the mathematical conception and indicating a number of the real and attainable purposes. within the occasion, Yung-Chen Lu brought his lectures within the week previous and the week following the particular convention, in order that the 1st 1/2 his path used to be preparatory and the second one part explanatory and evaluative. those lecture notes represent an accelerated model of the path.
By Melissa Melton Snyder
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By Kerrie B Badertscher; Steven Earl Newman; Colorado State University. Cooperative Extension Service
By Editors of Cool Springs Press
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