Title: Recombination and complexity: the case of automobile

Authors: Arturo Lara; Artemio Chávez; Guadalupe Jaimes

Addresses: Programa de Estudios sobre Complejidad, Cognición e Instituciones (PECCI), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Xochimilco, Calzada del Hueso 1100, Col. Villa Quietud, Delegación Coyoacán, C.P. 04960, Ciudad de México, México ' Programa de Estudios sobre Complejidad, Cognición e Instituciones (PECCI), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Xochimilco, Calzada del Hueso 1100, Col. Villa Quietud, Delegación Coyoacán, C.P. 04960, Ciudad de México, México ' Programa de Estudios sobre Complejidad, Cognición e Instituciones (PECCI), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Xochimilco, Calzada del Hueso 1100, Col. Villa Quietud, Delegación Coyoacán, C.P. 04960, Ciudad de México, México

Abstract: From the theory of complex systems (Arthur, 2009), this paper aims to: 1) analyse technological change from the perspective of the phenomena exploited by the acceleration system; 2) explain how - through structural deepening and recombination - a simple system becomes into a complex one; 3) recognise the importance of rules and strategies used by agents in order to produce new technologies; 4) study the problem of unintentional acceleration of Toyota Camry-2005.

Keywords: automobile; technology; complexity; recombination; acceleration.

DOI: 10.1504/IJATM.2020.110403

International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management, 2020 Vol.20 No.3, pp.258 - 274

Received: 26 Apr 2019
Accepted: 18 Nov 2019

Published online: 08 Oct 2020 *

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