This piece summarizes the key aspects of the system ontology proposed in Ch. 3 of Systems Science: Theory, Analysis, Modeling, and Design (Mobus, 2022).
The Purpose of a System Ontology
Ontology is the
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George Mobus [https://faculty.washington.edu/gmobus/vitae.html] and Michael
Kalton [https://directory.tacoma.uw.edu/employee/mkalton] have written a
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