„In spite of the insurmountable computational limits, we continue to pursue the many problems that possess the characteristics of organized complexity. These problems are too important for our well being to give up on them. The main challenge in pursuing these problems narrows down fundamentally to one question: how to deal with systems and associated problems whose complexities are beyond our information processing limits? That is, how can we deal with these problems if no computational power alone is sufficient?“

—  George Klir, p. 2-3.
George Klir photo
George Klir15
American computer scientist 1932 - 2016
Publicidade

Citações relacionadas

Publicidade
George Klir photo
Omar Bradley photo

„We are dealing with [veterans], not procedures; with their problems, not ours.“

—  Omar Bradley United States Army field commander during World War II 1893 - 1981
While Administrator of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs "General Bradley Speaks of Personnel Affairs," http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiug.30112055973280;view=1up;seq=232 Veterans Administration Personnel Bulletin IB-5, Volume 11 http://books.google.com/books?id=Hu5U5jSnPhIC&q=%22We+are+dealing+with+men+not+procedures+with+their+problems+not+ours%22&pg=PT11-PA14#v=onepage (31 May 1947)

Edsger W. Dijkstra photo
Laurence J. Peter photo

„Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.“

—  Laurence J. Peter Canadian eductor 1919 - 1990
Entry for September 24; as quoted in Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations (1993), ed. Suzy Platt, Library of Congress, , p. 78

Publicidade
Lyndon B. Johnson photo
Edward R. Murrow photo
Ai Weiwei photo
Publicidade

„We are confronted with problems of organized complexity... organization runs through all levels of reality and science.“

—  Ludwig von Bertalanffy austrian biologist and philosopher 1901 - 1972
p. 58. as cited in: Doede Keuning (1973) Algemene systeemtheorie. p. 185

Pierre Schaeffer photo

„We live in an age dominated by the problem of limits.“

—  Pierre Schaeffer French musicologist 1910 - 1995
Context: We live in an age dominated by the problem of limits. We are witnessing the end of progress. We have reached the saturation point. Are we going beyond these limits? Are we going to take the risk? There is much work to do to maintain the planet. Interview (Television) with Michel Polac - August 1, 1987 ("The Summers of the Right to Reply")

Próximo