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Massive Interdependency

Though it is counter intuitive, a Noema consists of interdependent parts loosely coupled together to accomplish a global task. The tight interdependence should cause a complete shut down of the Noema even on the smallest of permutations. Fortunately, this is not the case, because the Noema compensates by having large replicated groups of equivalent components, each capable of accomplishing the task. The groups are highly available thus enabling the interdependence with out affecting availability.

Ronald LeRoi Burback
Wed Jul 30 15:24:07 PDT 1997