Article II

Field of Interest

The Field of Interest (FoI) of the SMCS includes:

  • Integration of the theories of communication, control, cybernetics, stochastics, optimization and system structure towards the formation of a general theory of systems
  • Development of systems engineering technology including problem definition methods, modeling, and simulation, methods of system experimentation, human factors engineering data and methods, systems design techniques and test and evaluation methods
  • Application of the above to the analysis and design of biological, ecological, socio-economic, social service, computer information, and operational human-machine systems