According to J.L.LE MOIGNE: "The modelizing power of the process concept is a result of the surprising simplicity of the transformations types: when an object (or a family of objects) is processed and identified, its processing will always be framed without ambiguity inside of a permanent triadic reference frame. To act or interfere upon a given object is to affect its position in time (always), in space, frequently (by transportation or transmission) and/or its form or morphology (transformation) Doing, acting intervening, functioning,changing or whatever, is in every case affecting the position of at least one object in a reference frame T.S.F.: i.e. Time, Space, Form" (1990a).
It seems useful to add that such a reference frame can exist only thanks to some form of energy which generates transformations of all types. One is indeed carried back to the basic group of irreductible concepts used within this dictionary: Energy, Time, Space and Matter.
Should one admit that information is a modulation of energy, nothing can seemingly escape from the T.S.F. reference frame or some equivalent one. Moreover, any object or system can thus be identified at any instant without any ambiguity or possible superposition within the reference frame.
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