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188 Adjustment processes. In adjusting to the information input overload, the
following five adjustment processes were employed. We measured the extent of
the use of each. (a) Omission adjustment process. The median percent omission
(i) To detect omission filtering, the distribution of each subject's omissions for
each of the six input rates was scored as indicated above (see page 178). No
score was calculated unless the average or expected frequency of omissions for
5-35). These small differences accumulated to produce statistical significance.
Measures of the adjustment processes of omission, error, queuing, and
abstracting all significantly increased with input rate for both experiments, and 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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