The design of TACTICS, a large interactive statistical analysis and modelling system which has proven highly reliable is presented. Overall reliability was achieved by first identifying and then focusing on the critical system components. These are enumerated and their design described in detail.
who would put various interpretations on data and thus support various solutions with the same data, on a second dimension. Witkin has defined individuals as field independents who have the ability to deliniate and structure a given whole, or as field dependents who show a global point of view and for whom the organization of a field as a whole dictates the… (More)