Francis Paul Heylighen (born 1960) is a Belgian cyberneticist investigating the emergence and evolution of intelligent organization. He presently works as a research professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Dutch-speaking Free University of Brussels, where he directs the transdisciplinary research group on "Evolution, Complexity and Cognition" and the Global Brain Institute. He is best known for his work on the Principia Cybernetica Project, his model of the Internet as a Global brain, and his contributions to the theories of memetics and self-organization. He is also known, albeit to a lesser extent, for his work on gifted people and their problems.

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  • Francis Paul Heylighen (born 1960) is a Belgian cyberneticist investigating the emergence and evolution of intelligent organization. He presently works as a research professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Dutch-speaking Free University of Brussels, where he directs the transdisciplinary research group on "Evolution, Complexity and Cognition" and the Global Brain Institute. He is best known for his work on the Principia Cybernetica Project, his model of the Internet as a Global brain, and his contributions to the theories of memetics and self-organization. He is also known, albeit to a lesser extent, for his work on gifted people and their problems. (en)
  • Francis Paul Heylighen est un cybernéticien belge qui recherche l'émergence et l'évolution de l'organisation intelligente. Il travaille actuellement comme professeur-chercheur à la Vrije Universiteit Brussel à Bruxelles où il dirige le groupe de recherche transdisciplinaire « Évolution, Complexité et Cognition » (ECCO) et l'Institut du Cerveau global (Global Brain Institute, GBI). (fr)
  • Francis Heylighen (Vilvoorde, 27 september 1960) is een Vlaams cyberneticus, en hoogleraar aan de Vrije Universiteit Brussel bij de onderzoeksgroep Evolutie, Complexiteit en Cognitie. Hij verricht hier onderzoek naar complexe en zelforganiserende systemen. (nl)
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  • Francis Paul Heylighen (born 1960) is a Belgian cyberneticist investigating the emergence and evolution of intelligent organization. He presently works as a research professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Dutch-speaking Free University of Brussels, where he directs the transdisciplinary research group on "Evolution, Complexity and Cognition" and the Global Brain Institute. He is best known for his work on the Principia Cybernetica Project, his model of the Internet as a Global brain, and his contributions to the theories of memetics and self-organization. He is also known, albeit to a lesser extent, for his work on gifted people and their problems. (en)
  • Francis Paul Heylighen est un cybernéticien belge qui recherche l'émergence et l'évolution de l'organisation intelligente. Il travaille actuellement comme professeur-chercheur à la Vrije Universiteit Brussel à Bruxelles où il dirige le groupe de recherche transdisciplinaire « Évolution, Complexité et Cognition » (ECCO) et l'Institut du Cerveau global (Global Brain Institute, GBI). (fr)
  • Francis Heylighen (Vilvoorde, 27 september 1960) is een Vlaams cyberneticus, en hoogleraar aan de Vrije Universiteit Brussel bij de onderzoeksgroep Evolutie, Complexiteit en Cognitie. Hij verricht hier onderzoek naar complexe en zelforganiserende systemen. (nl)
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