Principia Cybernetica Web (C)


Author: Joslyn, Heylighen, Turchin,

Date: AUG 1992


(property-of): collection

(cases): scale

Synopsis: The measure of a collection. Effectively, variety is the cardinality of a set. It is presumed that the elements of the collection are all distinct, and thus variety is a measure of the number of distinctions present.