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Unlike other input transducer components, such as those for vision and audition,
the neuron which carries out the actual transducing is the same one which
carries information to the central nervous system. The endings in the skin are
parts of ...
The sorts of adaptation shown by the component cells are important aspects of
the function of an input transducer component. Eyes with tonic cells having slow
signal termination and with phasic cells having rapid signal termination (see ...
The channel capacity of a societal input transducer is large indeed, considering
all the transducer components at the organization and other levels. No accurate
estimate is available. Costs of input transducing include the large costs to the ...
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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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