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  • Plans of great flexibility can be represented using a schematic structure  page 3
  • The planning problem: page 4
  • The planning problem (continued - models): page 5
  • The planning problem (continued - extrapolation): page 6
  • The planning problem (continued - plans): page 7
  • The planning problem (continued - doing): page 8
  • The planning problem (continued - checking): page 9
  • The planning problem (continued - corrective actions): page 10
  • The planning problem (continued - selection and genetic operations): page 11
  • Introduction to schematic structures page 12
  • Emergent agents process environmental signals and their instance of the schematic plan to select actions which they perform page 13
  • Models provide agents with a schematic view of the world page 14
  • Modifications to the germ-line structures are performed by genetic operators  page 15
  • Uncertainty about the situation requires situation-specific hypothesis to be represented and the situation to be perceived as a set of correlated environmental signals page 16
  • Schematic representations based on web protocols page 17
  • An illustrative network of schematic structures page 18
  • Schematic plans offer the potential to: page 19
  • Backup slides follow page 20
  • Emergence, adaptation and complexity  page 21
  • Shewhart cycles: Walter Shewhart advocated the use of iterative cycles of: Planning, Doing, Checking and Acting to fix issues (PDCA) page 22

This presentation reviews planning using complex adaptive system (CAS) theory.  Genes and ideas reflect CAS properties. 
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