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In ancient times messages coming to the king of a large country from the
provinces were notoriously full of error, making governing difficult and often
hazardous. Historical research could show whether the messages from the most
With an error probability of .1, naive subjects missed (error adjustment process) 4
percent, while practiced subjects missed only 2 percent; for an error probability of
.01 these figures were 13 and 13; and for an error probability of .001 they were ...
And (ii) error filtering, in which certain sorts of outputs seemed to be used
preferentially, occurring more frequently than the others. This was because the
subject responded by pushing a specific button over and over rather than risk
missing a ...
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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