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uFORM iFORM – english edition
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uFORM iFORM – english edition

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uFORM iFORM – (first) german edition

You can order the german edition of uFORM iFORM on the homepage of the publisher Carl-Auer Verlag: https://www.carl-auer.de/uform-iform

Communication – Reorganization of Undetermined

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mindFORMs (videos)

SelFis

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If you download our programs on Windows, you may receive a message that the file does not have a valid signature that verifies the publisher. You can still download, unzip and run it without any problems. Use 7zip for unpacking. This prevents further unnecessary comments from Microsoft and clicks:
www.7-zip.org

The uFORM iFORM SelFis are implemented as Windows programs. If you work with Linux or an Apple operating system, you can use Wine to run them: www.winehq.org

selftest

SelFis – visual interpretations of subsystems of self-referential systems of specific FORM – are fractals describing systemic processes that can be executed as computer programs to illustrate, interpret and analyze the forms of complex systems.

There are as many possible applications of SelFis as the observer is able to think about system behaviour and processes, reflect on communication(s) and/or look into the mirror of his cognitive performance.

We can run SelFis like a film, and with selftest the viewer can determine like a director how he wants to stage the film and what he wants to see and examine more closely.

In selftest you can choose from many SelFis and cellular automata, set initial conditions, create PDF prints of interesting excerpts and system fragments and then zoom in, pause the evolution of the programs, examine different resolutions, set bookmarks, construct cellular automata, combine triple-selective decision systems and more.

selftest uses the computer mouse only to automate some basic functions. Creative program control and shape construction is done by your consciousness using the kinesthetic skills of your fingers. The easy-to-use program becomes a game that you can approach at random. Experience what changes by entering numbers and characters. Observe yourself in the changes and analyse what you see.

Of course you don't have to guess how to use selftest: selfhelp describes all program functions operationally.

Over time, you will have memorized the key codes and you will be able to move around the SelFis with increasing confidence to explore them. You can investigate cycles and conflicts, analyze interactions of redundant patterns and gliders, you can interpret the systems as (self-)information or as cognitive performance or as communicative processes ... or use selftest as a tool of your art. Work with the input values, modify them, apply your models and theories to what you see and, conversely, use selftest to experience, validate or disprove your models and theories in practice.

Currently selftest is available in four variants:

selftest
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  • for Windows on older notebooks with lower screen resolution. Here the main window of selftest has a height of 690 pixels.
  • for Windows with higher screen resolution: 800 pixels main window height.
to the downloadprice: 70,00 €
  • for Linux on older notebooks with lower screen resolution: Here the main window of selftest has a height of 690 pixels.
  • for Linux with higher screen resolution: 800 pixels main window height.
to the downloadprice: 70,00 €

When you download selftest on Windows, you may receive a message that the file does not have a valid signature that verifies the publisher. You can still download, unzip, and run it safely. Use 7zip for unpacking. This prevents further unnecessary comments from Microsoft and clicks:
www.7-zip.org

We are currently unable to offer a variant for Apple operating systems. We cannot guarantee that selftest will work in a Windows or Linux environment emulated under macOS. The programs need access to the WindowsJRE or the LinuxJRE, which you would also have to emulate in an emulated environment.