# Index

## Abstract

#### Citation

(2001), "Index", *Kybernetes*, Vol. 30 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/k.2001.06730daa.002

### Publisher

:Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2001, MCB UP Limited

## Index

**A**

Abnormal information, 453Absolute beginning, 451Absolute ending, 451Absolute space, 451Absolute time, 451Accelerator, 446Accumulating generator, 398Accumulating operator, 398Accurate prediction, 449Acting object, 452Additive inverse, 389Altitude field, 476Analytical system, 450Analytic transformation, 398Ancient civilization, 418Ancient fruit of thoughts, 460Ancient Indian Civilization, 420Ancient methodology, 460Ancient Roman Culture, 420Anti-tide point, 437Apparent right ascensions, 435Arabia Culture, 420Aristotle's achievements, 449Artificial reasoning, 451Artificiality, 451Ascertained information, 380Assumed science, 457Astro-singularity, 353Astronomical prediction, 459Astronomical scale, 459Atmospheric anticyclone, 472Atmospheric circulation, 435Atmospheric cyclone, 472Atmospheric dynamics, 430Atmospheric structure, 475Atmospheric system, 368Atmospheric tide, 435Attractor, 459Automorphism of initial values, 470Axiom of Fixed Ends, 400

**B**

ß-plane, 454Bender, 445Bermuda triangle, 437Big bang theory, 353, 433Black convergence, 472Blackhole, 472Blind information, 380Blind number, 384Blown-up, 454Blown-up chart, 476Book of change, 464Break-offs of solids, 463Bronze Culture, 418Buffer operator, 400

**C**

Cantor set theory, 384Carbon dioxide, 411Carbon dioxide concentration, 421Catastrophe sequence, 405Catastrophe value, 405Catastrophic change, 428Catastrophic transition, 428Celestial evolution, 444Celestial scale, 459Center of grey number, 387Center of mass, 391Center system, 434Centralized system, 434Chaos theory, 451Characteristic of evolutions, 448Characteristic of nonlinear evolutions, 459Chinese approach, 363Chinese culture, 418Chinese thinking, 363Christoffl symbolic expansion, 473Circulation theorem, 456Classical meteorological science, 448Classical thinkers, 366Climate model, 412Climate system, 427Closed system, 429Coastal tropical cyclone, 440Collinearity, 435Collinearity of three bodies, 435Commercial weather forecasting, 455Comparability of quantities, 463Complex systems, 368Complexity, 375, 458Comprehensive analysis, 412Computation of quasi-equations, 451Concentration of energy, 455Computational inaccuracy, 467Computational indeterminacy, 467Concentric grey number, 387Concept of continuity, 465Concept of mass, 455Concept of wholeness, 469Condition of continuity, 451Condition of stability, 451Continuous object, 449Contour point, 406Contradictory tidings, 379Control matrix, 406Control vector, 406Convective weather condition, 477Coordinate system, 470Coriolis force, 466Cosmic environment, 430Cosmic radio source, 435Cosmic telescope, 447Credence density function, 388Credence level, 383Crust's twisting movement, 461Curvature of light rays, 468Curvature tensor, 473Custom of regularization, 461Cycle, 397

**D**

D'Alembert's operator, 473Dark age, 420Darwin's Theory of Evolution, 352Degree of greyness, 382Deng-grey number, 384Depressed resonance, 438Determinacy of structures, 458Deterministic equation, 458Deterministic methodology, 458Development matrix, 406Difference equation, 458Differential equation, 465Differential equation system, 366Dipangle, 442Dipmeter, 442Directional error, 475Disaster prediction, 405Disastrous weather conditions, 449, 455Discernible information, 366Discernible characteristic information, 368Discontinuity, 465Dissipation, 464Dissipative structure, 460Distinguishable characteristic information, 474Distribution of earthquakes, 374Distribution of rainfalls, 426Double jets, 446Duality in rotations, 458Dynamic analysis method, 466Dynamic equilibrium, 394Dynamic system, 450

**E**

Earth's crust, 457Earth's mutation, 457Earth's orbit, 424Earth's resolution, 454Earth's rotation, 454Earth system, 424Earth tide, 444Eccentricity, 424Ecliptic plane, 435Ecliptic precession of perihelion, 424Ecological balance, 411Eddy current, 457Eddy source, 454Effect of frictions, 430Effect of gravitational lens, 444Effect of uneven structures, 455Egyptian civilization, 418Einstein's theory, 434Electricity supply system, 494Electro-magnetic body force, 365Electro-magnetic hydrodynamics, 365Electronic wave, 444Empirical indicator, 454End of determinism, 460Energy momentum of materials, 473Energy transformation, 457Environmental disastrous change, 428Environmental evolution, 428Environmental suitability, 426Environmental transition, 428Epistemological proposition, 469Epistemology, 450Epistemology of rotations, 465Equal-quantitative effects, 451Equation-based method, 369Equation-based model, 465Equi-latitude circle, 435Equivalent tidings, 379Error information vector, 406Error value, 451Error-value calculation, 459Essence of objective evolutions, 457Eternal equation, 456Eulor language, 452Euclidean geometry, 351Euphrates-Tigris Rivers' Civilization, 418Evolution curve, 444Evolution science, 448Evolution theory, 449Evolutionary chain, 469Evolutionary principle, 470Evolutionary symmetry, 469Evolutionary asymmetry, 469Evolutionary transitions, 458Exact physics, 467Exponential regression model, 399External forcing term, 455Extrapolation, 455

**F**

Feedback process, 421Field equation, 433First class star, 435First cosmic speed, 459First order approximation, 473First push system, 449Flow function, 454Fluid motion, 463Fluid on Earth, 472Fog, 478Force, 449Forced superposition, 438Forecasting of imminent earthquake, 441Formal analysis, 451Formal logic, 379Formal logic system, 450Foucault pendulum, 441Four dimensional assimilation, 455Free space, 473French revolution, 421Front-spacing by point-averaging, 401Full moon, 435Fundamental characteristic of materials, 468Fundamental characteristic of nonlinearity, 458Fuzzy information, 378, 380Fuzzy measure, 380Fuzzy set, 378

**G**

General theory of relativity, 435Geocentric angle, 424Geocentric synod, 425Geocentric zenith distance, 436Geomagnetic short period, 369Geomagnetic variable, 369Geometry of transformations, 474Geophysics, 445Geophysical effect, 435Global behavior, 427Global climate, 411Global climate change, 426Global cooling, 418Global cooling period, 420Global desert distribution, 416Global ecological condition, 418Global temperature, 413Global warming, 415Gradient force, 366Graphical infrastructural analysis, 370Gravimeter, 443Gravitation, 456, 471Gravitational abnormality, 436Gravitational constant, 436Gravitational field equation, 472Gravitational jet, 444Gravitational lens illusion, 444Gravitational lensing, 444Gravitational standing wave, 439Gravitational wave, 446, 456, 472Gravitational wave equation, 473Graviton, 445Gravity, 472Gravity's curvature of time, 444Gravity's curvature of space, 444Greek Aegean Civilization, 418Greek Civilization, 420Greenhouse effect, 427Greenhouse effect model, 412Greenhouse gas, 411Grey field, 382Grey information, 378, 380Grey number, 378, 382Grey quantity, 393Grey subset, 382Grey system, 393Grey systems theory, 361Ground pulsation, 443

**H**

Hadron, 446High energy physics, 445High pressure ridge, 476Historical climate change, 429Historical evolutionary fact, 412Historical inertia, 461Holocene, 413Homogeneous exponentiality, 398Humidity, 475Hundred-year time scale, 421Hurricane, 439

**I**

I Ching, 465Ice age, 416Imminent disaster, 412Imminent earthquake, 435Incomputability, 451Indeterminacy, 458Indeterministic world, 458Infrastructural analysis, 461Initial value automorphism, 448Initial phase, 459Initial value problem, 458Indian Harappan Culture, 418Indian River, 418Information of irregularity, 449Informational age, 352Informational evolution, 379Informational infrastructural analysis, 474Informational hierarchy, 380Infrastructural analysis method, 470Infrastructural determinacy, 470Infrastructural distinguishability, 469Infrastructural simplicity, 470Infrastructural unevenness, 468Initial value system, 368Initialization, 465Intensity of summer wind, 426Interglacial stage, 424Interval, 384Interval forecast, 398Interval grey number, 384Interval prediction, 404Inverse information, 380Inverse problem, 465Inverse slaving, 456, 452Inverse slaving effect, 460Irregular fluctuation, 397Irregular information, 455Irregularity of eddy motions, 455Isoporic, 370Isoporic diagram, 370

**K**

Kinematic equation, 365

**L**

Lagrange language, 454Lao Tze, 465Laplace's initial value determinism, 460Large probability event, 470Large probability scheme, 366Law of exponentiality, 397Law of inertia, 471Law of mutual reacting structures, 471Law of the physical myriad, 466Law of universal gravitation, 472Law of universal stirring, 472Laws of conservation, 353Laws of mathematical operations, 451Lens analogy, 444Level of volcanic eruptions, 424Linear changes, 428Linear manifold, 473Linear mathematical analysis, 452Linear schemes, 455Linearity, 452Little ice age, 420Loading object, 453Lorentz metric tensor, 473Lorenz's chaos, 458Low pressure trough, 476Lower bound function, 404Lunar culmination, 438

**M**

M-system, 434Magnetic fluid, 366Magnetic structure, 376Magnitude of convergency, 453Magnitude of divergency, 453Major global warming, 413Major natural disasters, 464Maritime affair, 437Material surface, 465Material's flow, 475Materialism of forces, 456Materialism of space, 467Materialism of time, 467Mathematical analysis of variables, 451Mathematical modeling, 352Mathematical model, 455Mathematical nonlinearity, 471Mathematical physics methods, 465Mathematical property of natural philosophy, 466Measure of fuzziness, 381Measure of unevenness, 476Mechanical system, 448Mechanics, 450Mechanism of imminent earthquake, 441Mediterranean Sea, 419Membership function, 380Meteorite shower, 459Meteorological information, 474Meteorological scale, 470Meteorology, 470Metric tensor, 473Minor global warming, 413Misleading epistemological consequences, 466Mixture of effective values, 466Modern natural sciences, 449Modern physics, 449Moment effect of geocentric synods, 423Moment of forces, 424Moon syzygy, 471Multi-agent huge system, 428Multi-disciplinary research, 412Multi-leveled system, 428Multiple rotations, 457Multiplicity of rotations, 453Mutual reacting stirring force, 471Mutual reaction of objects, 456Mutual slaving, 478Mutual structural reactions, 474Mystery of nonlinearity, 360

**N**

Natural climate rate of change, 428Natural dialectics, 350Natural laws, 452Natural philosophy, 465Navier-Stokes equations, 457Negative electron, 446Negative quarks, 446Neighborhood, 384Neutrino, 446New moon, 435Newton's basic laws, 471Newton's laws of physics, 452Newton's law of slaving, 456Newton's logic thinking, 471Newton's second law, 450Newton's third law, 471Newtonian mechanics, 464Newtonian system, 434Newtonian particle mechanic systems, 450Non-conservation, 361Non-dimensionalization, 466Non-disastrous weather evolution, 476Non-distinguishability, 375Non-homeomorphic structures, 451Non-Euclidean geometry, 472Non-isomorphic structures, 467Nonlinear eddy source, 474Nonlinear evolution equation, 452Nonlinear evolutionary model, 452Nonlinear transitions, 428Nonlinearity, 452Non-ordinary symmetry, 361Non-periodic development, 457Non-periodicity, 469Non-reflection symmetry, 361Non-structural analysis, 366Numerical analysis system, 450Numerical system, 450

**O**

Object-oriented research, 433Objective motions, 379Ocean tide, 471Oceanic gas, 429Open system, 429Order in chaos, 366Ordinary differential equation, 467Organization, 433Outer-space gravitation, 441Outer-space tide generating force, 438Outlier, 398

**P**

Partial differential equation, 467Particle dynamic system, 460Particle mechanics, 470Particle physics, 446Particle synchrocyclotron, 438Path of light rays, 444Pendulum plane, 441Perihelion, 424Period of development, 457Phenomenon of life, 457Phenomenon of period, 468Physical attributes, 465Physical laws, 451Physical principles of Lao Tze, 465Physical property, 467Plastic materials, 463Point forecast, 398Positive electron, 446Positive pressure, 454Positive quarks, 446Post-effect indicator, 475Post-Einstein gravitational effect, 437Potential absoluteness, 457Practical evolution problem, 456Practical weather forecasting, 455Practicability, 450Prediction of earthquakes, 375Prediction of weather, 448Prediction science, 434Pressed resonance, 438Pressure, 475Principle of equal effects, 472Prior estimate, 465Problem of chaos, 458Problem of determinacy, 460Problem of evolution, 448Problem of irregularity, 460Problem of linearity, 478Problem of predictability, 459Problem of rotating structure, 467Problem of sensitivity, 459Property of multi-levels, 469Property of nonlinearity, 453Propositions of science, 449Pythagoras' school, 450

**Q**

Quantification out of quantities, 466Quantities with infinitesimal increments, 451Quantitative comparability, 466Quantitative comparison, 466Quantitative complexity, 458Quantitative indeterminacy, 470Quantitative structural analysis, 370Quantity of structures, 473Quasar, 445Quasi-sixty-year time scale, 422Quasi-sixty-year periodic change, 423

**R**

Real number mathematics, 450Reality of evolutions, 448Regularity, 451R-lower approximation, 381R-rough information, 382R-upper approximation, 381Rainfall conditions, 426Rear-spacing by averaging, 401Rear-spacing by point-averaging, 401Regional economics, 361Regression analysis, 439Regression model, 398Regularized event, 470Reliability, 394Resonance area, 435Resonance boundary, 441Resonance condition, 438Resonance region of gravitational waves, 438Resonant magnification, 445Reversible blown-up, 454Revolutionary radius of Earth, 423Ricci tensor, 473Rolling transition, 470Rossby equation, 454Rossby's long wave theory, 454Rough information, 378Rough set, 378, 381

**S**

Sahara desert, 416Sand storm, 478Scientific assumptions, 457Scientific game, 350Sea-tide, 443Season, 405Seasonal disaster prediction, 405Seasonal variation, 397Second stir, 474Seismological scale, 470Seismology, 470Separation of "objects and forces", 449Sequence operator, 398Series expansion, 453Shannon entropy, 378Shock wave, 399Short-term prediction, 461Simplicity, 458Singular astro-position, 470Singularity, 452Slaving effect, 460Slaving system, 450Solar eclipse, 441Solar radiation, 422Solar system, 424Solenoid term, 454Space, 467Spacing operator, 400Spatial function, 473Spatial pattern, 451Spatial unevenness of materials, 468Spectral expansion, 453Spherical data, 455Spherical information, 475Spinning direction, 451Spring-Autumn Warring States, 420Standard for scientificiality, 466State matrix, 406State vector, 406Static approximation, 475Statistical method, 366Statistical parameters, 455Statistical test, 436Stirring force, 456Stochastic information, 380Stochastic methods, 366Stock-like prediction, 406Storm lake, 420Strengthening operator, 400Structural analysis, 450Structural evolution, 368Structural information, 474Structural transformation, 453Structural unevenness, 468Structure, 368Structure of convergency, 453Structure of divergency, 453Sub-eddy, 453Sublunar point, 435Sub-sub-eddy, 457Subsystem, 434Sub-tidings, 379Subjective uncertainty, 369Summer-wind area, 427Survey technology, 461Synoptic map, 437Sunspot, 421Synchronous occurrence of disasters, 429System of equations, 449System of numbers, 451System of oceanic gases, 429Systemhood, 433Systemic evolution, 476Systemic thinking logic, 376Systemic thought, 352Systemic transitional changes, 476Systems movement, 352Systems prediction, 406Syzygy, 435

**T**

Tag Dynasty, 420Totality of laws, 452Tao De Ching, 360Tao of Lao Tze, 465Tar desert, 416Temperature, 475Theoretical concept, 467Theoretical physics, 450, 467Theory of creation, 352Theory of evolution, 352Theory of information, 378Theory of stochastics, 460Thinghood-oriented thinking logic, 366Third world countries, 427Thousand-year time scale, 420Three-five-year time scale, 421Tide-generating force, 436Tidings, 379Time, 467Time-space structures of materials, 455Time scale, 420Time series data, 397Torrential rain, 435Total electricity supply, 394Total intensity, 369Transfer function, 369Transformation of structural knots, 460Transformation of structures, 475Transgression, 414Transitional change, 448Transitional systemic change, 448Trend, 397Triggering effect, 435, 445Tropical cyclone, 435Troposphere, 435Turbulence, 463Two-dimensional equation, 454

**U**

Ultra-low temperature, 449Un-insulated heating, 430Unascertained model, 394Unascertained information, 379, 381Unascertained rational number, 383Unascertained systems, 362Uncertain information matrix, 406Uncertain real number, 450Uncertainty, 450Uncertainty systems, 361Uneven discontinuity, 474Uneven structure, 455, 474Unevenness of time and space, 456Unification of dimensions, 466Unified field theory, 433Unified information theory, 379United Nations, 360Universal gravitational constant, 436Universal law, 471Universality, 471Universe of discourse, 384Unstable energy, 445Upper bound function, 404

**V**

V-3( chart, 476Value band, 404Vapor concentration, 451Vertical eddy current, 476Viscous stress, 365Volcanic eruption, 435Vortex, 463Vortical type, 460Vortical vectority, 474

**W**

Wave, 463Wave filter, 443Wave-particle duality, 446Wave-particle duality of gravitation, 446Wave theory, 366Wavy curve, 406Weakening operator, 400Weather evolution, 475White force, 472White hole, 472White information, 381Whole evolution, 464Whole evolution of physics, 453Whole system, 433Wholeness, 429Whole of evolution, 468Wind, 474Wind direction, 475World peace, 426

**X**

X-ray radio source, 437

**Y**

Yang-Mills theory, 361Yellow Emperor, 418Yellow river civilization, 415Ying-Yang wheel, 361

**Z**

Zero isoporic line, 375Zero isoporic zone, 370