Asynchronous tuning and invalidating boundary

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Abstract

Asynchronous tuning is the interface between state at a moment and process in duration, and this interface cannot be prepared in advance. That is why asynchronous tuning involves decision making, or a choice from the outside of the domain of choice. Because it allows a choice from the outside, boundary of the domain of choice is changed after a choice. Our model of a process of dynamic indefinite boundary is expressed as iterated alternations of a particular operation (crossing the boundary toward outside) and invalidation of this operation, in using a category theory, while invalidation is outside a category theory. The notion of emergent property can be grasped in science by this key idea.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-80
Number of pages10
JournalActa Polytechnica Scandinavica Mathematics and Computing Series
Volume91
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Dec 1

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Keywords

  • Category theory
  • Emergent property
  • Inside vs. Outside
  • Invalidation of distinction
  • Zeno's paradox

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics

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