• G. Mygal The National Aerospace University "Kharkiv Aviation Institute" (KhAI)
  • O. Protasenko Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics


viability, self-organizing system, man-machine system, emergence, hardiness, human factor, resources.


The necessity of a man-machine system considering as a self-organizing one is shown. The most significant difficulty in such a system is the study of its emergent properties. The paper focuses on viability as an emergent property of the system. The concepts of hardiness, human factor, system resources, biosystem were considered. It allowed proposing the viability’s concept of a self-organizing system based on biomimetics principles. The roadmap of convergent research and analysis of the man-machine system’s viability is presented. The convergent approach to the self-organizing system’s viability is realised in the proposed roadmap.

Author Biographies

G. Mygal, The National Aerospace University "Kharkiv Aviation Institute" (KhAI)

Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Department of Automobile and Transportation Infrastructure

O. Protasenko, Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics

Candidate of Engineering Sciences, Assistant Professor, Department of Technologies and Life Safety


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How to Cite

Mygal, G., & Protasenko, O. (2021). THE VIABILITY AS AN EMERGENT PROPERTY OF SELF-ORGANIZING SYSTEMS: Array. Municipal Economy of Cities, 1(161), 307–314. Retrieved from

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