"An exchange of one aspect for another and the consideration of the effects of such exchange" (P. VENDRYES, p. 90).
Trade-offs are an interesting aspect of complex systems behavior: their wide variety, in ASHBY's terms, or stores of reserves, in VENDRYES' ones, allow for choice among many possible behaviors and better potential accomodation.
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