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supersystem

[′sü·pər‚sis·təm]
(science and technology)
A whole comprising systems as the major functions at the first level; conceptualized during the process of synthesis rather than analysis, it results from an awareness that a system under consideration has a relationship with one or more other systems.
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We assume that student satisfaction and student motivation should be analysed in the framework of a methodical educational environment evaluation, which, in turn, is performed in the context of a wide-ranging model of managing the educational environment as an integrated multi-level supersystem.
But the supersystem to which is belongs is riven with un-Christian dissent and rivalries, torn by administrative costs, overburdened with pomp and struggling with storm-in-a-teacup theological issues.
LS-V capabilities can be easily added to the full range of existing Linux Networx Supersystems, giving users of the most popular computational fluid dynamics, finite element analysis, and other computer-aided engineering applications a fully integrated high performance computational and visualization solution.
We're proud that EnSight DR running on Linux Networx Supersystems achieved this significant performance landmark," said Darin McKinnis, vice president of marketing and sales for CEI, maker of EnSight and other products for extreme visualization and meshing.
The minor axes include challenge information; adjustments; supersystem, e.
Biological systems appeared as a superstructure over the lower organized systems and resulted in creation of an extra-complex natural supersystem.
In fact, the narrative "system" is a supersystem, a union of relatively autonomous systems that interact in the creation of the conceptual construct "narrative.
of the data D or of the paradigm P) that interacts with the system also produces pragmatic information, but with a new partitioning of novelty E and confirmation B, which can be interpreted as the "reaction" of the subsystem or supersystem.
IC], informed-consent, consists of two systematic elements, informing and consenting and their alternatives, it is possible to test whether subjects use the supersystem (informed, not informed; consent, no consent) to detect instances of the metasystem of informed-consent.
This evolution toward software-based competition demands that automotive companies shift their focus from the continued refinement of separate vehicle systems to the integration of those separate systems into one supersystem that is capable of changing the dynamic characteristics of a vehicle to meet individual customer preference.
In recent years, several scientists have applied theories of island biogeography to suggest how old-growth patches could be designed into fragmented, managed forests: sized to elude the distortion of edge effect, shaped according to the idiosyncrasies of terrain, and connected by greenways into a regional supersystem.
The text, containing 83 tables and 181 figures, covers a wide variety of topics ranging from atomic structure to chemical and isotopic equilibria to modern biogeochemical cycles which are divided into four interrelated parts: Crystal Chemistry; Chemical Reactions (and biochemical reactions involving bacteria); Isotope Geochemistry (radiogenic and stable isotopes); and The Earth Supersystem, which includes discussions pertinent to the evolution of the solid Earth, the atmosphere, and the hydrosphere.