Self-Organizing Knowledge Systems: Enabling Diversity (LA-UR-99-1724)

Viewgraphs from the talk on 5/12/99 at the 4th Annual Collaboration Conference



Dr. Norman L Johnson
Theoretical Division
Los Alamos National Laboratory




Home Page: http://collective


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Summary paper of talk:

Web version of paper

Titles of Viewgraphs:

Two Approaches to Problem Solving
  Self-Organizing, Distributed Problem Solving
  Our Organizational Environment
  Societal Problem Solving
  Complex, Adaptive, Chaotic Systems
Examples and Projects
Simulations of self-organization
   Big Picture on Simulations
   Basic Concepts
   Basic Approach
   Motivations for Approach
   Example Maze
   Performance of the Individual
   What's happening?
   Correlation of the Two Phases
   Collective Solutions
   Whatís Happening?
   Chaotic Behavior of the Collective
   Animation of a Collective Path
   Randomness and Chaotic Solutions
   Ensemble (Averaged) Behavior
   Insensitivity to noise
   Summary of All Results
Recent Developments in other Fields
Examples and Projects - Revisited
The Symbiotic Intelligence Project
   The Symbiotic-Intelligence Argument
   Why the Net is Unique
   Whatís Unique about the Project?
   Self-Organizing Approaches to Difficult Problems
   Areas of Critical Development
Lessons Learned
Organizational Guidelines for Innovation

Resources on Self-Organizing Knowledge


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