"A state-transition system is defined in terms of a set of overall states based upon a particular mask and a specification of conditions for transitions between these states" (G. KLIR, 1988, p.151).
It is thus a collection of data, not yet conceptually organized, except as a result of the characteristics of the selected observation device, and, obviously, of the purpose which oriented this selection.
Accordingly, a systemic model cannot be constructed without the introduction of some supplementary conjectures about the global signification of the data.
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