Landscape data and complex adaptive system Earth
Geri Wittig
Landscape and its data can be viewed as interrelated components in the complex adaptive system, Earth.
The Landscape and Culture
Brett Stalbaum
The application of GPS and GIS technologies in cultural enterprises such as in the arts, introduces the possibility of other domains of practice for geographic information system technologies.
Database Logic(s) and Landscape Art
Brett Stalbaum
The important question for contemporary information artists working with geographic information systems is, "How do we view the landscape according to database logic?"
Toward Autopoietic Database
Brett Stalbaum
This paper examines in detail and positions two possible approaches to autopoietic database. The first is the cellular automata approach well known in the discipline of artificial life. The second is based on third order structural coupling drawn from autopoietic systems theory.
Entailment Mesh
Joel Slayton
Entailment Mesh is a mediated social network enabling workgroup brainstorming. The objective of this project is to explore methods of conversation and learning within a ubiquitous information network.
Expansive Order
Geri Wittig
The proliferation of networked technologies and the increased intersection of the local and global that this phenomenon creates, enables the expansion of self-organizing workgroups and specialized communities through networked social systems.
Social Software
Joel Slayton
Software need not be tied exclusively to components alone. It would appear that software is, to some degree, shaped by the sub-cultures of data relations from which they are composed.
String (2000)
Ontology of Organization as System
Joel Slayton and Geri Wittig
Research into knowledge representation is resulting in a new generation of techniques and tools with the ability to automatically and intelligently assist humans in analyzing complex forms of data to discover useful information.