Cognitive simulation for complex system understanding and management

  • TAO Jiuyang ,
  • Wu Lin ,
  • HU Xiaofeng ,
  • HE Xiaoyuan
  • 1. Joint Operations College, National Defense University, Beijing 100091, China;
    2. Command and Control Engineering College, Army Engineering University of PLA, Nanjing 210007, China

Received date: 2018-04-03

  Revised date: 2018-05-11

  Online published: 2018-06-21


The rise and the development of the complexity science are reviewed. The concepts of the uncertainty, the adaptability and the emergence of the complex systems are analyzed, as well as the main research methods, and the source of difficulties in their understanding and control. The breakthroughs and the key technologies of the cognitive intelligence are summarized, together with the basic concepts of the cognitive simulation. Finally, the existing problems and shortcomings of the cognitive simulation are outlined.

Cite this article

TAO Jiuyang , Wu Lin , HU Xiaofeng , HE Xiaoyuan . Cognitive simulation for complex system understanding and management[J]. Science & Technology Review, 2018 , 36(12) : 55 -65 . DOI: 10.3981/j.issn.1000-7857.2018.12.008


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