The Physics of Complex Systems

Earlier keynote publications (1965 - 1984)

Iberall, A. An illustration of the experimental range of variation of blood pressure. Am. J. Physiology, 246: R15, 1984.

Iberall, A. On the genesis of "is" and "ought" Am. J. Physiology, 15: R937-942, 1984.

Iberall, A.S. What is "language" that can facilitate the flow of information? A contribution to a fundamental theory of language and communication. J. Theor. Biol. 102(3):347-359, 1983.

Iberall, A.S. The problem of low-dose radiation toxicity. Invited opinion statistics report #1. Am. J. Physiol., 244:R7-R13, 1983.

Bloch, E.H. and A.S. Iberall. Toward a concept of the functional unit of mammalian skeletal muscle. Invited opinion. Am. J. Physiol., 242: R411-R420, 1982.

Iberall, A.S. and S.Z. Cardon. Contributions to a thermodynamic model of earth systems. Four Quarterly Reports to NASA under Contract No. NASW-3378, prepared by Gen. Tech. Services, May 1980 - February 1981.

Iberall, A., Soodak, H., and C. Arensberg. Homeokinetic physics of societies - a new discipline. Autonomous groups, cultures, polities. In: H. Ruel et al (eds.)Perspectives in Biomechanics, vol.1, part A., Harwood Academic, N.Y. 1980.

Iberall, A.S. and S.Z. Cardon. Thermodynamic considerations in the support of life for long space voyages. Final Report to NASA under Contract No. NASW-3240. Gen. Tech. Services, Inc., November 1979.

Soodak, H. and A.S. Iberall. Forum on osmosis. IV. More on osmosis and diffusion. Am. J. Physiol. 237:R114, 1979.

Soodak, H. and A.S. Iberall. Homeokinetics: A physical science for complex systems. Science, 201: 579, 1978.

Iberall, A.S., Soodak, H., and F. Hassler. A field and circuit thermodynamics for integrative physiology. II. Power and communicational spectroscopy in biology. Am. J. Physiol. 234(1):R3-R19, 1978.

Soodak, H. and A.S. Iberall. Osmosis, diffusion, convection. Am. J. Physiol. 235:R3-R17, 1978.

Iberall, A. Homeokinetic physics - a thermodyanamic basis for modeling complex systems, Proc 1978 Joint Auto Control Conf Phila, PA, 1978.

Iberall, A.S. and H. Soodak. Physical basis for complex systems--Some propositions relating levels of organization. Collective Phenomena ,3:9-24, 1978.

Llinas, R.R. and A.S. Iberall. A global model of neuronal command-control systems. Biosystems, 8:233, 1977.

Iberall, A.S. On nature, man and societv: A basis for scientific modeling. Annals of Biomed. Engr., 3:344, 1975.

Iberall, A.S. On nature, man and societv: A basis for scientific modeling. Annals of Biomed. Engr., 3:344, 1975.

Iberall, A.S. A proposal for a force essential to biological organizations. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 18(3):399, 1975.

Iberall, A.S. Flow and pressure regulation in the cardiovascular system. In: R. Dowdell (ed.), Part 3, W. Vannah, H. Wayland (eds.). Flow, Its Measurement and Control In Science and Industry, Instr. Soc. of America, Pittsburgh, PA., 1974.

Iberall, A.S. and A. Schindler. Physics of Membrane Transport. General Technical Services, Inc., Upper Darby, PA., 1973.

Iberall, A.S. On the neurophysiological basis of war. General Systems Yearbook XVIII:l61, 1973.

Iberall, A.S. and A.M. Schindler. A kinetic theory, near continuum model for membrane transport. Annals of Biomed. Engr. 1:489, 1973.

Iberall, A.S. On growth, form, and function - A fantasia on the design of a mammal. J. Dyn. Syst. Measurement & Control, Trans. ASME, 95:291-295, 1973.

Iberall, A.S. and A.M. Schindler. On the physical basis of a theory of human thermoregulation.J. Dyn. Sys., Measurement & Control, ASME 95:68-75, 1973. also discussion, March 1974.

Iberall, A. On a third dimensional manifold of human mind - a speculation on its embodiment. Int. J. Psychobiol. 2: 219, 1972.

Iberall, A. Blood flow and oxygen uptake in mammals. In: T. Malinin et al. (eds.), Reversibility of cellular injury due to inadequate perfusion, Thomas, 1972.

Iberall, A.S. Toward A General Science of Viable Systems, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1972.

Iberall, A.S. Physiological control-- A physical view: Life and the biochemical oscillator. AIChE, Chem. Engr. Symp. Series, 67(114):190-194, 1971.

In Introduction to a biological systems science. NASA Contractor Report, CR-1720, June 1971.

F. E. Yates. A physical view of metabolic systems - the biochemical transition from organ systems to the higher central nervous system.

L. Lipetz. The role of the nervous system in the organization and integration of living systems.

D. Jacobowitz. Thoughts concerning autonomic nervous systems controlling influences.

F.E. Yates. The chemical origins of mammaian behavior.

Iberall, A.S. Periodic phenomena in organisms seen as non-linear systems. Theoreia to Theory 4:40, 1970.

Iberall, A.S. On the general dynamics of systems, General Systems Yearbook , XV:7, 1970.

Iberall, A.S. The experimental design of a mobile pressure suit. J. Basic Engr. 92:251-264, 1970.

Iberall, A.S. A personal overview. New thoughts in biocontrol. In: C. Waddington (ed.). Towards a Theoretical Biology, 2. Sketches, Chicago: Aldine, 1969.

Iberall, A.S. and W.S. McCulloch. The organizing principle of complex living systems. J. Basic Engr., ASME, 290-294, 1969.

Iberall, A.S. and S.Z. Cardon. Hierarchical regulation in the complex biological organism. Record of the IEEE Systems Science and Cybernetics Conferenc, Phila., October, 1969.

Iberall, A.S. and W.S. McCulloch. 1967 Behavioral model of man - his chains revealed. Currents in Modern Biology, 1: 337, 1968.

Iberall, A.S. Anatomy and steady flow characteristics of the arterial system with an introduction to its pulsatile characteristics. Math. Biosci., 1:375, 1967.

Iberall, A.S. Quantitative modelling of the physiological factors in radiation lethality. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 147:1,1967.

Iberall, A.S. and S.Z. Cardon. Aeration mass-transfer related to Reynolds number. J. Applied Chem. 16:64, 1966.

Iberall, A.S. and S.Z. Cardon. Regulation and control in biological systems. In K.Kaneshige and C. Izawa (Eds), Proceedings of IFAC Tokyo Symposium on Sys. Engr. for Control Sys. Design, Toyko: Science Council of Japan, 1965.

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The Physics of Complex Systems

Some recent publications (1985 - present)

(Available either as reprints, or at nominal reproduction and S&H costs)

Iberall, A. and Hassler, F. A Quantitative model for the operation of a social system - USA past and future, in preparation.

Iberall, A., A physics for the evolution of life and mind - On the genesis of command-control in the living organism, in preparation.

Iberall, A., Wilkinson, D. On understanding language and its origins, International Soc. Compar. Study of Civilization, in review.

Iberall, A. What makes Sammy-Samantha and other mammals run?, in review.

Iberall, A. A physical (homeokinetic) foundation for the Gibsonian theory of perception and action, Ecolog. Psychol. 7(1): 37-68, 1995.

Iberall, A., A characteristic 500-year process-time in cutural civilization, Comparative Civilization Review, 32: 146-162, Spring, 1995.

Moore, A. Understanding event analysis using the films of Timothy Asch, Visual Anthropology Review, 11(1): 38-52, 1995.

Iberall, A. Letter and response "Complexity Study: An alternative history", Physics Today, February, 1994.

Iberall, A. Wilkinson, D. Reply to Hord, Comparative Civilizations Review

Iberall, A., Wilkinson, D. On defining civilization. Comparative Civilization Review, Spring 1993.

Iberall, A., Wilkinson, White, D. Foundations for Social and Biological Evolution, Cri de Coeur Press, Laguna Hills, CA, 1993.

Gerstner, G. Quantifiable temporal and spatial behavioral patterns in six mammalian species, U.C.L.A. Ph.D. Dissertation, (Ann Arbor Dissertation Service), 1992.

Iberall, A. Does intention have a characteristic fast scale? Ecological Psychology 4: 39, 1992

Moore, A. Cultural Anthropology: The Field Study of Human Beings. San Diego, CA: Collegiate Press, 1992.

Robbins, E., Iberall, A. Mineral remains of early life on Earth; on Mars? Geomicrobiol. J. 9: 51-66, 1991.

Iberall, A. How to run a society, 6 parts, CP2: Commentaries, Physical and Philosophic, Laguna Hills, CA, 1.1-2.2, 1990-1991.

Iberall, A. A theoretical model for average river runoff. GeoJ. 21.3: 223-231, 1990.

Iberall, A. A commentary on an ecological approach to motor systems. Ecolog. Psych. 2: 275, 1990

Baum, R. Locating Politics: A Preliminary Inquiry into the Origins and Evolution of Command and Control in Human Collectivities, 1988.

From (F. Yates, Ed.) Self-Organizing Systems: The Emergence of Order. New York: Plenum Press, 1987.

Soodak, H. Origins: Galaxies, Stars, Life.

Iberall, A. On rivers.

Soodak, H., Iberall, A. Thermodynamics and complex systems.

Iberall, A., Soodak, H. A physics for complex systems.

Iberall, A. A physics for study of civilizations.

Baum, R. Ritual and Rationality: Sacred Origins of the Bureaucratic Tradition in Ancient China,1986.

Wilkinson, D., Iberall, A. From systems physics to world politics: Invitation to an enterprise. In: M. Karns (ed), Persistent Patterns and Emergent Structures in a Waning Century Praeger, NY, 1986

Iberall, A. Dynamics of mammalian thermoregulation and its circadian component. J. Appl. Physiol., 61: 1230-1233, 1986.

Iberall, A: Outlining social physics for modern societies - locating culture, economics, and politics: The Enlightenment reconsidered. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 82: 5582, 1985.

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