Contrasting emergence: In systems of systems and in social networks
AuthorZeigler, Bernard P
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Arizona Ctr Integrat Modeling & Simulat
system of systems
national health care system
Twitter topic dynamics
emergence behavior observation
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PublisherSAGE PUBLICATIONS INC
CitationThe Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology July 2016 vol. 13 no. 3 271-274
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AbstractThis article considers emergence in the context of systems of systems, examining the earlier proposed tri-layered architecture in some depth. In contrast with healthcare reform, a social media phenomenon, the emergence of topics in the Twitter user community, is shown not to satisfy a critical condition of the architecture. Nevertheless, detection of topic emergence is shown to offer insights into the design of Emergence Behavior Observers.
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