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cybernetics   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
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107 words

The study of artificial or natural systems which store information and use feedback mechanisms to guide and control their behaviour. ...

cybernetics, history of

cybernetics, history of   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
1,808 words
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The word ‘cybernetics’ was introduced by Norbert Wiener (1894–1964), the distinguished mathematician. It was the title of a ...

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