Web Links


The links below represent a broad range of ideas. Not all are specifically related to Rosen, and some actually present ideas contrary to Rosennean concepts.



  • Rosen-focused Links

    • Rosen Enterprises – Official Rosen family website
      • BioTheory – “An e-journal of General Science in the Rosennean Complexity Paradigm”
    • ROSEN Mailing List – ROSEN discussion list w/current archives. List owner: Judith Rosen.
    • ROSEN-L Mailing List – ROSEN-L discussion list at VCU w/archives. List owner: Don Mikulecky.
    • A.H. Louie – Mathematical Biologist and author of More Than Life Itself and Reflection of Life.
    • Don Mikulecky’s Home Page – Don has an extensive online collection of Rosen resources
    • Metabolism Repair – A community wiki dedicated to documenting and continuing the complexity research of Robert Rosen
    • Note: There exists a Wikipedia entry for “Robert Rosen”. However, it contains some misleading and incorrect information about his views. The open nature of Wikipedia lends itself to both accidental and willful misrepresentations.


  • Rosen Errata
    (The following are not official errata documents. However, the interested reader will likely find them useful.)

    • “A Series of Unfortunate Misprints”
      • 2005. A. Louie. PDF
    • “Remarks to Rosen on Life Itself
      • 1992. C. Joslyn. PDF

  • (M,R)-systems and Relational Biology online

    • “Organismic Supercategories and Qualitative Dynamics of Systems”
      • 1971. Baianu. Bull. of Math. Bio. 33(3):339-354
      • PDF
    • “The Theory of Metabolism-Repair Systems”
    • “The Algebraic Relational Theory Suggesting How to Deviate a Cancer Process”
    • “Quasi-Autopoietic Systems Using Metabolism Repair Systems”
      • 1997. Nomura. ECAL 1997:48-56
      • PDF
    • “A Description of Quasi-Autopoietic Systems based on the Framework of (M,R) Systems”
      • 1998. Nomura, Shimohara. AROB III 1998:658-661
      • PDF
    • “Review: The Algebraic Relational Theory and its Applications”
    • “Formal Description of Autopoiesis Based on the Theory of Categories”
      • 2001. Nomura. ECAL 2001:700-703
      • PDF
    • “Formal Description of Autopoiesis from Analytic Models of Life and Social Systems”
      • 2002. Nomura. Artificial Life VIII pp. 15-18
      • PDF
    • “Metabolic Networks from (M,R) Systems and Autopoiesis Perspective
    • “Autopoietic and (M,R) Systems”
    • “Process, Structure and Context in Relation to Integrative Biology”
    • “Categorical Language and Hierarchical Models for Cell Systems”
      • Brown, Paton, Porter.
      • PDF
    • “Category Theory and Higher-Dimensional Algebra:
      Potential Descriptive Tools in Neuroscience”

      • Brown, Porter.
      • PDF
    • “Category-Functor Modelling of Natural Systems”
      • 1999. Levich, Solov’yov. Cybernetics and Sys. 30(6):571-585
      • HTML
    • Memory Evolutive Systems
    • “Organizational invariance and metabolic closure: Analysis in terms of (M,R) systems”
      • 2005. Juan-Carlos Letelier, Jorge Soto-Andrade, Flavio Guíñez Abarzúa, Athel Cornish-Bowden and María Luz Cárdenas. J. Theo. Bio. 238(4):949-961
      • doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2005.07.007
      • Preprint: HTML PDF
    • Any Material Realization of the (M,R)-Systems must have noncomputable models


  • Some other Rosen-related papers online

  • “Anticipatory Model of Cavitation”
  • “Epistemology and Rosen’s Modeling Relation”
    • Dress. ANNIE ’99
    • PDF
       
  • “On Modelling and Controlling Intelligent Systems”

 

 

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