**Abstract and contents introducing a set of documents**

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Parts 1-3 (130k) | Notes (44k) | References (25k)

Annex 1 (5k) | Annex 2 (14k) | Annex 3 (7k) | Annex 4 (5k)

Reproduced with the permission of the Secretary of the Commonwealth Science Council (CSR) by whom it was originally commissioned. Presented to a meeting on forms of presentation of the Goals, Processes and Indicators of Development (GPID) project of the United Nations University (Geneva, October 1978)

Originally published in 3 parts in *International Classification*, 5, 1978, 3, pp. 126-133; 6, 1979, 1, pp. 15-25; 6, 1979, 2, pp. 92-103. Also published by the United Nations University as working paper HSDRGPID-22/UNUP-133 in 1980 [also searchable PDF version]

1. Introduction

2. Context

3. Constraints on number elements in a set

4. Representation of sets: introductory comment

5. Representation of sets: review of types

- 1. Lists

2. Thesauri

3. Tables/Matrices

4. Diagrams

5. Yantras/Mandalas

6. Other techniques

7. Three-dimensional constructs

8. Mathematical notations

- 1. Introduction

2. Laws of form

3. Logical "curvature"

4. Self-reference and time

5. Number and time

- 1. Beyond 2-term mogic: multi-term systems

2. Logic of inter-paradigmatic dialogue

3. Number and N-term systems

- 1. Problems of comprehension

2. Comprehension, remembering and mnemonic aids

3. The quagmire of number symbolism: the past

4. The quagmire of number symbolism: the present

5. Encyclopedic memory systems

6. Augmented comprehension

7. Convergence of concept triangle elements: a limiting condition

11. Implications

Annexes 1. Clarification of terminology

2. Example of an elaboration of a number-based sequence of systems

3. Clarification of specific sets

4. Symbol generation

Notes

References