(M,r)-systems and their realizations

Axiomathes 16 (1-2):35-64 (2006)
Robert Rosen’s (M,R)-systems are a class of relational models that define organisms. The realization of relational models plays a central role in his study of life, itself. Biology becomes identified with the class of material realizations of a certain kind of relational organization, exhibited in (M,R)-systems. In this paper I describe several realizations of (M,R)-systems, and in particular alternate realizations of the replication component.
Keywords Life Itself  (M,R)-systems  realization  relational biology  Robert Rosen
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DOI 10.1007/s10516-005-4203-0
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