Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics

1998, Volume 60, Series B, Pt. 3, 381--386

FUNDAMENTAL SUBSTANCES AND FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES IN LIFE

By

MOTOSABURO MASUYAMA Formerly at Science University, Tokyo

SUMMARY. Fundamental substances and fundamental processes in life are characterized by the smallness of their variability among individuals. There exists an individuality-free fixed point on a fundamental process in life, which is clearly shown in case of the growth of stature during the adolescence period, when the rounding error in age is removed. The dual representation is used in the attached figure.

AMS (1991) subject classification. 62-02, 62P10.

Key words and phrases. Fundamental processes in life, homeostatis, variability, logistc curve.

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