Natural System (glossary)

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An open system whose elements, boundary, and relationships exist independently of human control. (Created for SEBoK)

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This definition was developed for the SEBoK.

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This definition has been created to reflect the usage of this term in the SEBoK (See articles Types of Systems and What is a System?). Examples of natural systems include: real number system, solar system, and planetary atmosphere circulation systems. SEBoK v. 1.9.1 released 16 October 2018