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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
There were no differences between output rates for any successive pair of input
rates in G-1, but each output rate 5 10 Input in bits per s Fig. 5-43 Median percent
omission as a function of input rate for the groups in the G-1, G-2, and G-3 ...
output 10 percent omissions, 13 percent errors, and 77 percent correct (the O-l
median figures for the input rate of 7.50 bits per s). Because 10 percent of the
signals have already been omitted, the output transducer receives about 4.5
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TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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