Papers on Isology Theory

Ken Krechmer’s papers are divided into Measurement and Isology studies. Isology studies are subdivided into Applications and Theory. Each group of studies is listed chronologically. Click where indicated to read further.

Isology Theory Papers

“Quantifing Adaptability” was presented at ADAPTIVE 2010, The Second International Conference on Adaptive and Self-adaptive Systems and Applications, November 25, 2010 in Lisbon, Portugal, and received the Best Paper Award.

“Open Standards: a Call for Action” was an invited paper at the first ITU Kaleidoscope Conference Geneve, Switzerland May 12, 2008 and published in IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 47 No. 5 May, 2009.
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Earlier papers which explore openness from different vantages include: “Open Systems in Digital Convergence”, Chapter VIII in Strategies and Policies in Digital Convergence, ed. Sangin Park, IDEA Group Reference, Hershey, PA USA, 2007. “Open Standards Requirements” was published in The International Journal of IT Standards and Standardization Research, Vol. 4 No. 1, January – June 2006. “The Meaning of Open Standards” was presented at the Standards and Standardization mini-track of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 2005. “The Principles of Open Standards” was the Second Place Winner World Standards Day paper competition, 1998.

The Mathematical Basis of Standards was presented at the Standards and Innovation in Information Technology (SIIT) 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland September 23, 2005.

Modeling System Variation was presented at the International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO) 2005 in Barcelona, Spain September 15, 2005.

Standards, Information and Communications: A Conceptual Basis For a Mathematical Understanding of Technical Standards , paper presented at the Second IEEE Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology (SIIT 2001), October 4, 2001, Boulder, Colorado, with Elaine Baskin.

The six dimensions of standards: Contribution towards a theory of standardization, E. Baskin, K. Krechmer and M. Sherif, Management of Technology, Sustainable Development and Eco-Efficiency, edited by Louis A Lefebvre, Robert M Mason, Tarek Khalil, Elsevier, 1998, page 53. Also presented as a paper at the Seventh International Conference on Management of Technology, February 20, 1998.