tight coupling

tight coupling

[′tīt ′kəp·liŋ]
(electricity)

tight coupling

Hardware and software components that are linked together and dependent upon each other. For example, in a multiprocessing environment, where several computers share the workload, a tightly-coupled system might have to be shut down in order to add or replace one of the machines.

Software Tight Coupling
Tightly-coupled software means routines (modules, programs) that work in only one type of system and are dependent upon each other. For example, an operating system depends on its drivers to activate a peripheral device. Such drivers would require extensive programming changes to work in another environment. Contrast with loose coupling.
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Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office.
The first thing to notice is the tight coupling of both fast and big, although they are separate systems.
Wireless technologies are utilised to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office.
Therefore, in this paper the Network Traffic Load based Handoff Algorithm (NTL-HA) for GGSN-based Tight coupling Architecture is introduced.
Previous research suggests that loose coupling occurs in synapses during early development, while tight coupling is observed in the mature central nervous system.
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KRYTAR introduced a new directional coupler offering low insertion loss, high directivity and tight coupling.
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The main difficulties in realizing high performance and wideband directional couplers in microstrip technology are: i) obtaining tight coupling, ii) compensating for the parasitics of the discontinuities between coupled sections, and iii) equalizing phase velocities of even and odd modes in the complete operation bandwidth.
Those studies revealed a tight coupling between the experience of full-body ownership and neural responses in brain regions known to represent multisensory processing nodes in the primate brain, specifically the bilateral ventral premotor and left intraparietal cortices and the left putamen.
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