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... 5.1-23: As the percentage of resources to meet costs runs out, average
processing time increases. (M) hypothesis 5.1-24: As the percentage of
resources to meet costs runs out, use of omission, error, queuing, filtering,
abstracting, multiple ...
A rise in omissions and errors lagged behind a rise in input overlap because of
the queuing adjustment process, becoming worse after prolongation of peak
overlaps. On the average, omissions were up to nine times as frequent as errors
This state of affairs arose not only from the statistical nature of queues but also
from information overload on the ... with a random output, queuing could be
profitable, a fluid arrangement whereby temporary input overloads or overlaps
could be ...
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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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