Extracting The Essence Of Flexibility In System Design

  title={Extracting The Essence Of Flexibility In System Design},
  author={Joseph H. Saleh and Daniel E. Hastings and Dava J. Newman},
  booktitle={Evolvable Hardware},
The modest purpose of this paper is to review the concept of flexibility as discussed in various fields of investigations, and to extract its characteristic features. In order to discuss any subject matter clearly, it is necessary to begin with a clear set of definitions. Indeed much can be gained through careful and consistent definitions of terms alone. Flexibility however is a word rich with ambiguity. While it is being increasingly used in various fields, few attempts have been made to… CONTINUE READING
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