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March-April 2013 (vol. 17 no. 2)
pp. 96
Rigid designs are often brittle under stress; loosely coupled systems, on the other hand, can withstand changing conditions and stresses more effectively. Such designs are often more adaptable. Currency exchange rates, information hiding, and the design of earthquake-resistant buildings all share this loose coupling property.
Index Terms:
loosely coupled systems,flexible design,resilience
Citation:
Vinton G. Cerf, "Loose Couplings," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 96, March-April 2013, doi:10.1109/MIC.2013.34
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