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Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine / Edition 2
     

Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine / Edition 2

by Norbert Wiener
 

ISBN-10: 026273009X

ISBN-13: 9780262730099

Pub. Date: 03/15/1965

Publisher: MIT Press

Acclaimed one of the "seminal books...comparable in ultimate importance to...Galileo or Malthus or Rousseau or Mill," Cybernetics was judged by twenty-seven historians, economists, educators, and philosophers to be one of those books published during the "past four decades," which may have a substantial impact on public thought and action in the years ahead.

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Acclaimed one of the "seminal books...comparable in ultimate importance to...Galileo or Malthus or Rousseau or Mill," Cybernetics was judged by twenty-seven historians, economists, educators, and philosophers to be one of those books published during the "past four decades," which may have a substantial impact on public thought and action in the years ahead. -- Saturday Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262730099
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
03/15/1965
Edition description:
second edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition vii
PART I ORIGINAL EDITION 1948
Introduction
1(29)
Newtonian and Bergsonian Time
30(15)
Groups and Statistical Mechanics
45(15)
Time Series, Information, and Communication
60(35)
Feedback and Oscillation
95(21)
Computing Machines and the Nervous System
116(17)
Gestalt and Universal
133(11)
Cybernetics and Psychopathology
144(11)
Information, Language, and Society
155(14)
PART II SUPPLEMENTARY CHAPTERS 1961
On Learning and Self-Reproducing Machines
169(12)
Brain Waves and Self-Organizing Systems
181(24)
Index 205

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