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Systems Engineering as a Literate Behavior
July/August 2010 (vol. 12 no. 4)
pp. 12-17
George F. Hurlburt, Change Index

The recent emphasis on concepts dealing with knowledge management brings an interesting paradox to bear. Networked system federations reinforce growing globalization and nonlinear relationships. Given this, there's a mandate to move away from static architectural constructs toward a nondeterministic, multidisciplinary approach to systems design. The operational concept of a "living ontology" can bridge the gap between literate, nondeterministic human beings and literal, seemingly deterministic, machines.

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Index Terms:
Information technology, knowledge management, living ontology, system design
Citation:
George F. Hurlburt, "Systems Engineering as a Literate Behavior," IT Professional, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 12-17, July-Aug. 2010, doi:10.1109/MITP.2010.115
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