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Cybernetics – the modern science of systems

Warwick, K. (1994) Cybernetics – the modern science of systems. Kybernetes, 23 (6/7). pp. 76-85. ISSN 0368-492X

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1108/03684929410068352

Abstract/Summary

This article has been written in memory of Norbert Wiener and is dedicated to him. Takes a look at how cybernetics provides an extremely useful framework for the control and operation of real-world systems. With the true advent of computers and simple communications, many more processes can and will be viewed from a systems standpoint. Examples are given of how cybernetics can be applied to industrial processes and how it is seen as an important, integral part of future systems science.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science
ID Code:17877
Uncontrolled Keywords:artificial intelligence, cluster analysis, computer modelling, cybernetics, intelligence, neural networks, systems engineering
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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