AMPLIFICATION AND STABILITY 1)
Amplification, if not compensated by for example a negative feedback, leads the function and the system towards an instability threshold and either a runaway catastrophe, or a process of dissipative structuration.
H. ODUM puts it this way: "In effect, a system is stable when the amplification factor of the feedback loop equals the potential energy losses along the circuit".(1971, p.181)
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