1 International Society for the Systems Sciences 51 st Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences ISSS 2007 August 5-10, 2007 Tokyo, Japan Volume 1 of 2 Printed from e-media with permission by: Curran Associates, Inc. 57 Morehouse Lane Red Hook, NY ISBN: Some format issues inherent in the e-media version may also appear in this print version.
2 International Society for the Systems Sciences 51 st Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences 2007 TABLE OF CONTENTS VOLUME 1 A Study with Multi-Word Features in Text Classification... 1 Wen, Zhang; Yoshida, Taketoshi; Tang, Xijin Pluralism: Critical Reflections Emerging From An Organisation-Based Action Research Project... 9 Ortegon-Monroy, Maria Carolina Boundary Maintenance in Living Systems Theory and Social Entropy Theory Bailey, Kenneth D. Problem Structuring Diagram: A System Technology in Aid of Collaborative Creation Haruna, Koichi The Development of The Philosophy of Marketing Science Lee, Guann-Jyh; Jaw, Yi-Long Research on Clusters of Industrial Towns of The Delta of Pearl River Based on Product-Competition Network Li, Munan; Yang, Jian-mei Genetic Algorithm Active Vibration Control of A Flexible Plate Structures Mat Darus, Intan Zaurah A Complex-Systems Approach To Remove The North-Korean Nuclear Weapons Kwon, Hyuk Kihl Creating Scenario for New Product Design with Human-Interactive Annealing and Data Crystallization Horie, Kenichi; Maeno, Yohiharu; Ohsawa, Yukio Correlation Analysis Concerning Customer Satisfaction and Business System Mori, Kazue A Scientific Discussion Test on Some Social Harmony Problems Gu, Jifa Systemic Wellbeing Based on User Centric Design and Experiential Learning McIntyre, Janet Judy A Study of Cognitive Management Issues At The Business Ventures Targeting The Business in The New Field, Using A Causal Loop Diagram Fukunaga, Yoshitoku; Takahashi, Yutaka; Tanaka, Nobuhide A Study of Market Volatility and Smes Growth Evaluation: Empirical Research of Smes Board Zhou, Ying; Chen, Xiao Hong; She, Jian The Atomistic Structure of Relationship: Robert Rosen's Implicate Order Kineman, John J.; Bánáthy, Béla A.; Rosen, Judith
3 Decision Making in The Real World Zhu, Zhichang A Theoretical Review of Network Effects on Platform Products Kato, Kazuhiko; Negoro, Tatsuyuki International Relations and Complex Systems Theory Sim, Youn-soo Things, People and Outcomes (TPO) As The Three Key Parts of Schools and Workplaces: A Model Informed By The Hard Facts of Soft Social Systems Gabriele, Susan Farr An Empirical Study Focusing on The Correlation Between Attendance, Asessment and Attainment in Undergraduate Information Systems Degrees in A UK University Bakehouse, George John Legacy Information Systems: The Mission Critical Dinosaurs That Refuse To Die Bakehouse, George John; Doyle, Kevin G; Wakefield, Tony;Barnes, Thomas; Jones, Mark Clinton; A Development of the Strategic Group Theory: A Proposal on the Three Strategic Group Categories and Introducing the Concept of Distance in the Analysis Miyamoto, Manami Firm's Partnership and Competitive Advantage Kado, Junsei Temporary Commercial Network Programming for Beijing Olympic Games Based on Data Mining and Genetic Algorithms Chen, Yan; Tian, Jun; Yang, Cau; System Approach and Managing Diversity in Complex Systems: Towards Dynamic Stability Beauchamp, Elena Rediscovery of Pattern Language From An Information Systems Viewpoint Kodama, Kiminobu; Mizuno, Tadanori An Axiological Concept of Organizational Efficiency: A Measure Parra Luna, Francisco Japan's Eco-Towns -Industrial Clusters Or Local Innovation Systems? Norton, Michael George An Integration of Genetic Algorithm and Fuzzy Logic for Optimization of Agroindustrial Supply Chain Design Yandra; Jamaran, Irawadi; Marimin; Eriyatno; Tamura, Hiroyuki; Improving Project Management of Software Development: Actual Work Loads and Estimated Work Loads Iwamoto, Shigeko; Suwa, Hirohiko; Ohta, Toshizumi Decision Analysis of Information Completeness Problem Matsumura, Ryohei Agent Based Simulation of Negotiation Process Using Drama Theory Putro, Utomo Sarjono; Siallagan, Manahan Parlindungan; Novani, Santi Searching Effective Policies To Prevent Bird Flu Pandemic in Bandung City Using Agent Based Simulation Novani, Santi; Siallagan, Manahan Parlindungan; Deguchi, Hiroshi
4 Policy Making in Case of Iodine Deficiency Disorder Based on Agent Interaction in West Java Province Siallagan, Manahan Parlindungan; Novani, Santi; Deguchi, Hiroshi Dyadic Analysis in Inter-Corporate Alliance: Merits and Risks Morioka, Takafumi Intelligent System for Pasteurized Milk Quality Assessment and Prediction Marimin; Septiani, Winnie; Sukardi, S; Bunasor, Tatik K Systems of system failures: Meta system methodology to prevent system failures Takafumi Nakamura, Kyoich Kijima A Process View of SWOT Analysis Wang, Kuang-cheng Holistic Formal Analysis of Dilemmas of Negotiation Pri Hermawan, Norimasa Kobayashi, Kyoichi Kijima Creating and Sustaining Successful Knowledge Management in Purposeful Communities -Summary of Key Experiences From Pioneers Albinsson, Lars; Curtin, Gregory; Forsgren, Olov; Wall, Maria Bankruptcy Dynamics in Japan: A System Estimation Approach Kageyama, Noriyuki; Harada, Nobuyuki The Application of Soft System Methodology for Agro Business Micro Financing Policy Kusmuljono, B S; Eriyatno, E; Marimin; Arini, R D The Theory of Life's Complex Systemicity Is Shown As The Life's Meta- Dynamic of Its Sustainability: A Bioethism Transdisciplinary Approach Result Blanc, Jean-Jacques Evaluating Effects of RFID Introduction Based on CO 2 Reduction Karakasa, Yoshifuyu; Suwa, Hirohiko; Ohta, Toshizumi Conjunctive Use of Conceptual Form Model and Actual Form Generator Nakanishi, Masatake The Analysis of Effect of A White Collar Exemption System on Working Hours and Wages Yasui, Shojiro Resisting Dynamic Structures in Shifting Toward Systems Thinking Vakili, Keyvan; Izadi, Ehsan Fakhar; Moteabbed, Shora A Model of Demand Chain Management with Virtual Interactions Terasawa, Hisanori; Ohta, Toshizumi Transception: The Dharma of Evolutionary Guidance Media Klisanin, Dana Growth Kinetics of Borided Layers: Artificial Neural Network and Least Square Approaches Morales, Oswaldo M.; Campos S., Iván E.; Islas B., María del Carmen; Mota H., Cinthya I.; Hernández S., Luis M. Entropy and Emergence in Organizations Tejeida-Padilla, Ricardo; Peon-Escalante, Ignacio; Badillo-Pina, Isaias The Impact of Axiological System on The Performance of A High Education Institution. Case: Mexico's IPN Patino -Ortiz, Julian; Badillo, Isaias Jose; Patino, Miguel
5 Integrating Susteinability Practices Using The Viable System Model Leonard, Allenna Self-Affine Patterns of Boride Layers Morales, Oswaldo M.; Campos S., Iván E.; Martínez J.;Tejeida, R.; Balankin, A; Modeling and Optimization of Life Insurance Policies Calidonio Aguilar, Perla Rocio VOLUME 2 The E-Co Model: Citixens' Driving E-Service Quality Lind, Mikael; Forsgren, Olov; Salomonson, Nicklas; Albinsson, Lars Collaboration in Virtual Networks: Reasons and Benefits Lind, Ann Changes and Societal Development Through Co-Design in The Information Society Lind, Bertil Induced Coupling: An Approach To Modeling and Managing Complex Human- Landscape Interactions Magliocca, Nicholas A Multi-Agent Model Approach To International Climate Change Politics Lee, Hyun Young; Matsumoto, Mitsutaka; Kanie, Norichica E-Tribalized Market Research: The Information Propagation Among Virtual Communities Chen, Meichieh; Suwa, Hirohiko; Fujimura, Ko; Ohta, Toshizumi Internet Consumer s Behavior Under The Cyber Lemon :The Case From The Internet Markets in China Pan, Yong Mixed Optimization Models, Optimal Solution, Soft Approach, Sampling Xu, Chunhui Portfolio Selection Under Multiple Risk Measures Xu, Chunhui; Wang, Jie; Inoue, Akiya Fuzzy Neural Network Based Intelligent Robust Control Systems Sato, Yoshishige Living Systems Theory and Entity-Systems Theory Swanson, G.A. A Time-Series Descriptive Model of Competitive Advantage Trajectory-Building Intermittent Competitive Advantage in Hypermoving Market Negoro, Tatsuyuki; Wakabayashi, Mamiko Strategic Supply Chain Management in A Large Bakery Robinson, Miranda; Fernandez, Walter; Goode, Sigi W Disasters: A Simplified Systemic Scale (SSS) for Classifying Magnitudes of Hurricanes and Earthquakes Aceves, Francisco J.; Rudolf, A. H.; Peralta, J. A. What Is The SNS Network Member Attitude? Aoki, Takatsuga
6 Software Like A Courteous Butler Chroust, Gerhard Technological Diffusion of Residential Photovoltaic (PV) Systems in Japan Inoue, Yoshinori; Miyazaki, Kumiko Analyzing the Role of Mutual Communications in Project Management Through Agent-Based Simulation Watabe, Masao; Terano, Takao Contribution of Information Disclosure to Corporate Integrity Kobayashi, Yuko; Suwa, Hirohiko; Yamamoto, Kayoko; Ohta, Toshizumi A Case Based Reasoning System for Customer Credit Scoring: Comparative Study of Similarity Measure Dong, Yanwen Integrated System Dynamics: Analysis of Policy Options for Tobacco Control in New Zealand Cavana, Robert; Tobias, Martin The Idea That Changed The World: Accretion, The Way, The Universe and Know How Hilton, Brian Exploring Ethical Management from Systemic Perspectives Yu, Jae Eon Equifinality in The Value Added Tax System Rouf, Abdur The Sociopathology of Social Collectives Yolles, Maurice A Systemic Model for The Water Management in The Valley of Mexico Badillo, Isaias Jose; Ordunez-Zavala, Enrique Exploring Alternatives --Rethinking on Alternative Focused Thinking Kobayashi, Norimasa; Seki, Atsuo Improving The Triple Bottom Line Returns From Smallholder Tree Farms in The Philippines: A Systems Approach Herbohn, John; Russell, Iean; Harrison, Stephen; Vanclay, Jerry; Baynes, Jack; Wardell- Johnson, Grant Does An Internal Web-Log Or Internal SNS Become An Agent of The Organizational Learning? Chujo, Hisako Multi Agent Based Simulation for Typhoid Fever with Complications: An Epidemic Analysis Sutiono, Agung Budi; Suwa. Hirohiko; Ohta, Toshizumi A Systematic Approach To 4D Radiation Therapy Œ Integration of 4D Medical Imaging Into 4D Radiation Therapy Chan, Maria; Song, Yulin Mixed Extension of Hypergames and Its Applications To Inspection Games Sasaki, Yasuo; Kobayashi, Norimasa; Kijima, Kyoichi On The Physical Basis of Perceptual Information Wong, Willy
7 Study on Longitudinal Knowledge Creation in Supply Chain Chen, Jian; Lin, Yan Rough Set Theory Using Similarity of Objects Described By Ontology Inukai, Yusei; Gehrmann, Andreas; Nagai, Yoshimitsu; Ishizu, Syohei Eigenform - An Introduction Kauffman, Louis Product Architecture Design for Global Performance Yin, Yong Managing Innovation for Service Through Systems Concepts Sato, Ryo; Fukunaga, Yasuto The Study of Institutions in The Understanding of Contemporary Social Processes Valero-Silva, Nestor Towards A New Framework for Evaluating Systemic and Participative Methods Midgley, Gerald; Foote, Jeff; Ahuriri-Driscoll, Annabel; Wood, David Improving The Effectiveness of Management Education Through The Inter- Organizational Network Dauwels, Shoko Okutsu; Nakanishi, Aki A Minimalist Approach To Improving Performance in Modern American Schools Gabriele, Tony Interpretation of Indonesian Political Movement with Drama Theory Oura, Jun Modeling of Class Iv Electrical Systems of Nuclear Power Plant Training Simulator Kuriakose, K.K.; Vijayakumar, K.; Kavithamani, T.S.; Rajan, J.; Ebenezer, Jemimah; H.Seetha, S.Ananthanarayanan, S.A.V. Satya Murty, S.Athinarayanan, P.Swaminathan Bertalanffy Revisited: Operationalizing A General Systems Theory Based Business Model Through General Systems Thinking, Modeling, and Practice Dawson, Billy Security, Safety and High Reliability: Organizations in Complex Socio-Technical Systems Takagi, Toshio Process Simulation of Nuclear Power Plant Using Latest Techniques Jayanthi, T Systems Methodologies for Effective Strategic Decision-Making Gregory, Amanda Fractal Universes Sancho, Luis Rigor and Relevance in Systems Work Metcalf, Gary Regulation and Privatization Avalos-Villarreal, Elvira Worlds Apart: A Focus on The "Great Divide" Within The HRM Scholar- Practitioner Community Daniel, Teri
8 Agent Based Epidemiological Simulation for Pandemic Protection of Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases Deguchi, Hiroshi; Yasuhiro, Kanatani; Kaneda, Toshiyuki; Koyama, Yusuke; Ichikawa, Manabu; Saito, Tomoya It Was Agile and Flew Barrera, Ricardo Levers for Intervention in Organizational Decision Making: Fudging Bureau-CATS Unmasked By Transparency Slawski, Carl Conference Chair Plenary Kijima, Kyoichi Creating Ecotopia Community Oriented Economic System Li, Jon Interdiciplinary Systems Thinking: A Common Denominator of Complexity, Democracy and Sustainability Mulej, M.; Potocan, V; Zenko, Z.; Canzer, V; Rosi, B; Erimovic, T.; Dy Using Complexity Science to understand and Support the Education of Interdisciplinary Healthcare Teams McMurtry, Angus Linking Complexity Science with Social Constructivist Theories of Learning and Critical Pedagogy McMurtry, Angus A New Idea on Enterprise Development Strategy Research Based on Systemic Metaphors and its Applications Yang, Jianmei; He, Zheng Author Index