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Asilomar 1999 

SIG Chair:  Arne Collen
43rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Systems Sciences, at the Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California, June 26 to July 2, 1999

Monday, June 28, 1999 (1:15 to 3:15 p.m.)

    Paper Session

  • Arne Collen, "The Genesis of a Meta Methodology for Human systems Inquiry" [notes by Ing]
  • Manfred Doepp, "System Deficiency, Blockage, and Asymmetry in the Human Body: Diagnosis, Importance, and Consequences" [notes by Ing]
  • Peter Cox, Paul Mason and Mak Solieng, "Agricultural Research and Extension Systems in Cambodia: the Management of Change" [notes by Ing]

Monday, June 28, 1999 (3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.)

Paper Session

  • Michael McElwee, "Behavioral Complexity and Cultural Evolution from an Empirical Base"
  • Arne Collen and Gianfranco Minati, "Seven Activities to Engage Systems Thinking"
  • James Steve Counelis, "Systemic Metatheory, Casuistry and Artificial Intelligence: Is there a Possibility?"


Tuesday, June 29, 1999 (1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.)

Paper Session

  • Nikitas A. Assimakopoulos, "Structured viable Systems with Human Development: the case of STIMEVIS" [notes by Ing]
  • Joe Arteaga and David Ing, "The purposes of (and within) Virtual Communities Towards Development in Society"
  • Leslie Kinyon, "Aesthetic Inquiry: a New Idea for Human Science" [notes by Ing]
  • Hyo-chong Park, "Some Suggestions for a Reform Methodology in Democratic Societies"  [notes by Ing]
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