The (mostly consensual) process of recognizing the soundness of a theory, method, concept or model. ... the validity of any kind of models should be established (1997, p.11): aquot;Operational: Is the model able to provide answers to the questions for which it has been built? ... of mainstream geologists, from the 1920a#39;s on, to WEGENERa#39;s views about continental drift, later to be confirmed by plate tectonics. ... Any research, specially directed at human systems, should define clearly to whom, anbsp;...
|Title||:||International Encyclopedia of Systems and Cybernetics|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2004-01-01|