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Re: [ontolog-forum] Ontological Means for Systems Engineering

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From: "Schiffel, Jeffrey A" <jeffrey.a.schiffel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 09:55:53 -0600
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> On Jan 23, 2009, at 2:25 PM, Schiffel, Jeffrey A wrote:
> > ...  A system is smaller than the world. A system of systems is
still very small
> >  compared to the world. They each have a known number of interacting
parts. But 
> > the nature of the interactions is perhaps limits how ontologies in
the usual 
> > sense can be used. The limitation is that ontologies are based in
> > mathematics.     (01)

> ???  No they aren't. Where did you get this odd notion from? 
> PatH     (02)

By which I mean such as set theory, algebra, combinatorics, logic, etc.    (03)

-- Jeff    (04)

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