Coping With the Bounds: Speculations on Nonlinearity in by Thomas J. Czerwinski

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Dealing with the boundaries: Speculations on Nonlinearity in army Affairs

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The arrow points in only one direction: toward chaos. But for the commander, statesman, and manager in the day-to-day world of 30 Per Bak and Kan Chen, “Self-Organized Criticality,” Scientific American (January 1991): 46. Chapter 3 45 real outcomes for which they are responsible, the Chaos end zone is a place to avoid. He or she is expected to perform, not evolve (at least not in the biological sense). Apparently, scalar effects are involved here, and they need to be recognized in some framework, similar to the distinction between macroeconomics and microeconomics.

2: A Notional Correlation Between Aids to Learning and cas In the mean time, how do we make the most of what we have? We can become skilled in six things: metaphors, Perrow’s quadrants, applying Van Creveld’s Iron Rules, genetic algorithms, pattern recognition, and interaction searches. Each of these aids will be covered in the next section. Each is a lowlevel model, all of them being more tacit than we are used to. But they are cas friendly and allow insight into their workings. It could be that Aids to Learning work by somehow exploiting the mechanisms of cas to get insights into their properties.

2: A Notional Correlation Between Aids to Learning and cas In the mean time, how do we make the most of what we have? We can become skilled in six things: metaphors, Perrow’s quadrants, applying Van Creveld’s Iron Rules, genetic algorithms, pattern recognition, and interaction searches. Each of these aids will be covered in the next section. Each is a lowlevel model, all of them being more tacit than we are used to. But they are cas friendly and allow insight into their workings. It could be that Aids to Learning work by somehow exploiting the mechanisms of cas to get insights into their properties.

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