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cybernetics   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Body

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
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726 words

is the science of control. Its name, appropriately suggested by the mathematician Norbert Wiener (1894–1964), is derived from ...

cybernetics, history of

cybernetics, history of   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
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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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