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Chapanis presents the following steps for an automated teller machine (ATM): 1. Request customer identification 3. Specify amount of funds to be transacted 8. Check funds sufficiency Note that activities are described at this stage without identifying how decisions are made, or who or what does what. Some of the missing details are provided in the next two analyses. Action/information requirements analysis provides a more detailed view of what information is needed to make the necessary decisions and perform the required actions.

S. military procurement operations are 1. Mission analysis and planning 3. Turnover to users Between each phase is a reconsideration point where the next phase depends upon approval of the preceding phase. Needless to say, these phases are time and cost driven. Numerous analyses are made during each phase, similar to those shown for Chapanis’s list shown previously. Many of the questions that must be answered during these analyses are behaviorally oriented. 1. Note that this list is based on the premise that a new military system is partially or totally replacing an older system.

A. Zadeh of the University of California at Berkeley conceived the idea of fuzzy set theory in the 1960s. Like many such ideas, it has taken time to find its way into applications. † For more detail, see the article by Lehto, House, and Papastavrou (2000). 3 Abstract control system. * People driving vehicles follow paths such as roads or factory aisles. Obstacles along these paths are avoided by making control changes. Servo-mechanisms follow the same general control theory even though corresponding elements, operating rules, and parameters differ.

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