Synthesising Traditional Chinese Medicine and Engineering through Systems Engineering: Traditional Chinese Medicine Engineering

Thomas Sui Leung Wong, E C Yan Huang

Abstract


This paper searches for an entry point and a platform to learn across boundaries to achieve  synthesis, so that Traditional Chinese Medicine and system engineering could also understand each other and benefit from each other. The search involves investigation of both western and eastern point of view including systems theories, set theory, Confucianism, and Daoism.  A promising Yin-Yang Five Elements  i ± 1 System  is established through this research.


Keywords


Yin-Yang Five Elements i ± 1 System, pattern identification/syndrome differentiation and treatment/ Differential Diagnosis-cure process, holism, unification between nature and human, differentiation and integration

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