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Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering


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Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering is a cross-disciplinary book series devoted to theoretical and applied research contributions to cybernetics, systems science and engineering. The series aims to publish the highest quality monographs and edited volumes on the most recent advances and innovative applications in the relevant areas of investigation, catering to a rapidly growing worldwide interest in a cybernetic and systemic methodology with an ever-increasing capacity to deal with new challenges in a way that traditional science cannot. The CCSSE series will consolidate the worldwide findings in systems science and engineering and aims to become a comprehensive theoretical, practical, international, multi- and interdisciplinary database of, reference work on and guide to issues in these fields of research and the strategies required for better implementation in the context of environmental protection and sustainable social and economic development. Carefully edited reference works, written by leading scholars and engineers, will make valuable contributions to a deeper understanding of human, artificial and natural systems as well as of issues that confront the modern world. Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering is committed to nurturing worldwide conversations about cybernetic and systemic approaches for the betterment of human lives and aims to make a substantial contribution to rethinking science as well as engineering applications of cybernetic and systemic methods in all types of settings.

The series aims at professionals, academics and students in the theoretical and applied fields of cybernetics, systems science and engineering, researchers and consultants in cybernetics and systems, computer and information scientists, development and systems engineers, mathematicians, librarians, management cyberneticists and systemists, medical scientists, educators, advanced research workers, intelligent and manufacturing engineers in industry and researchers at universities with an interest in the application of modeling, simulation, optimization and control to specific systems. It will also prove useful to leading decision- and policy-makers, governmental policy-makers, business leaders, and international bodies like the United Nations family and the international and regional development banks, financial institutions and donors associated with technical and economic cooperation in developing countries.

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Service Supply Chain Systems: A Systems Engineering Approach

Service Supply Chain Systems: A Systems Engineering Approach

Forthcoming

Tsan-Ming Choi
July 31, 2016

Supply chain management is a well-developed area. The traditional supply chains are dynamic systems which include the forward and reverse flows of physical products and the related information and fund. However, a service supply chain is different because the real "product" may take the form of a "

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach

Tsan-Ming Choi
May 06, 2014

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach is a comprehensive reference source that provides the state-of-the-art findings on many important emerging research issues related to retail supply chain management and optimization problems. The book takes an explicit systems

Reflexion and Control: Mathematical Models

Reflexion and Control: Mathematical Models

Dmitry A. Novikov, Alexander G. Chkhartishvili
March 03, 2014

This book is dedicated to modern approaches to mathematical modeling of reflexive processes in control. The authors consider reflexive games that describe the gametheoretical interaction of agents making decisions based on a hierarchy of beliefs regarding (1) essential parameters (informational

A Systems Perspective on Financial Systems

A Systems Perspective on Financial Systems

Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest
March 03, 2014

This book is devoted to a systems-theoretical presentation of the main results of applying the systemic yoyo model and relevant analytical tools to the topics of money and financial institutions. The author presents the main concepts and results of the subject matter in the language of systems

Fast Fashion Systems: Theories and Applications

Fast Fashion Systems: Theories and Applications

Tsan-Ming Choi
December 05, 2013

Fast fashion is an industrial trend that refers to the concept of shortening lead time (production, distribution) and offering new products to the market as fast as possible. Despite an abundance of research results, there is no comprehensive reference source that covers the state-of-the-art

Research Methodology: From Philosophy of Science to Research Design

Research Methodology: From Philosophy of Science to Research Design

Alexander M. Novikov, Dmitry A. Novikov
April 25, 2013

Research Methodology: From Philosophy of Science to Research Design distinguishes itself from many other works devoted to research methodology and the philosophy of science in its integrated approach towards scientific research, which is regarded as the scientific project on all levels–from

Control of Fluid-Containing Rotating Rigid Bodies

Control of Fluid-Containing Rotating Rigid Bodies

Anatoly A. Gurchenkov, Mikhail V. Nosov, Vladimir I. Tsurkov
April 11, 2013

This book is devoted to the study of the dynamics of rotating bodies with cavities containing liquid. Two basic classes of motions are analyzed: rotation and libration. Cases of complete and partial filling of cavities with ideal liquid and complete filling with viscous liquid are treated. The

A Systemic Perspective on Cognition and Mathematics

A Systemic Perspective on Cognition and Mathematics

Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest
February 28, 2013

This book is devoted to the study of human thought, its systemic structure, and the historical development of mathematics both as a product of thought and as a fascinating case analysis. After demonstrating that systems research constitutes the second dimension of modern science, the monograph

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