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From: Ali Hashemi <ali@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 11:16:56 -0500
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Hi Matthew,

A quick point,

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 10:48 AM, Matthew West <dr.matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
... there is a distinction between systems in general
and engineered systems. Engineered systems are those that are the result of
some systems engineering process, whereas there are certainly systems that
arise naturally, and were not engineered for a purpose - at least not by

Many aspects of urban planning or other design work in large scale systems aren't necessarily the result of an explicit systems engineering process. From what I could tell, engineered was being used in the looser sense of something done with skill. I would suggest perhaps large-scale designed systems, or John's suggestion. I'll repeat in the other list as well.

Designed systems seems more apt than the more technical engineered systems...


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